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Last Updated: April 15, 2015
At Michigan ... All-Big Ten Defensive Team (second base, 2014) ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 10) ... Academics ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2014).
Sophomore (2015)... Has started all 44 games - nine at second base and 35 at shortstop ... Currently owns a career-long eight-game hitting streak ... Named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week after going 8-for-9 at Rutgers with two doubles, two home runs, six runs and seven RBI from the No. 9 spot ... Hit 4-for-4 in the second Rutgers slate, knocking first collegiate home run -- a three-run shot to rightfield -- in the second inning ... Hit 3-for-3 in Rutgers series finale, knocking out another three-run homer to rightifield ... Posted a career-best eight-game hitting streak (Feb. 28-March 7) ... Posted a three-run triple at Cal State Fullerton (March 4) .. Matched a career best with three hits vs. James Madison (Feb. 22) ... Went 2-for-2 with an RBI single and a double vs. Georgia Tech (Feb. 15) ... Posted an RBI single at #6 Florida State-1 (Feb. 14).
Freshman (2014) ... All-Big Ten Defensive Team (second base) ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 10)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Started 61 of 62 games ... Complied a fielding percentage of .982 ... Popped a two-run triple against San Diego State (May 17) ... Tallied three hits and scored twice against San Diego State (May 16) ... Roped a double and scored a run against Wisconsin (May 2) ... Collected two hits and scored a run against Minnesota (Apr. 20) ... Went 3-for-4 with a triple in two games against Michigan State (Apr. 11-12) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and scored one run against Ohio State (Apr. 6) ... Drew three walks and scored three runs against Penn State (Mar. 28) ... Notched a base hit and stole a base vs. Indiana (March 22) ... Recorded two hits against Kent State (Feb. 22) ... Went 3-for-3 and scored one run against Pittsburgh (Feb. 21) ... Recorded two hits and scored one run against Kent State (Feb. 21) ... Went 2-for-3 and scored one run against Louisiana-Lafayette (Feb. 15) ... Went 3-for-4 and scored three runs against Illinois State (Feb. 9) ... Made her collegiate debut and went 2-for-3 and scored one run against Florida (Feb. 8).
Prep... Trinity (2013) ... Coached by Bob Osborne ... Four-time varsity letter winner ... Illinois Gatorade Softball Player of the Year (2013) ... Max Preps 2013 All-American ... Set a new state home run record in Class 4A as a senior with 20 homers ... Three-time Chicago Tribune first team All-State selection (2011-13) ... Three-time Chicago Sun-Times all-state, including two first team citations as a senior and junior (2012-13) ... GCAC Conference Player of the Year (2013) ... Post-Tribune Player of the Year (2012) ... Four-time all-conference ... Batted .611 as a sophomore (2011) ... Helped team to a Class 3A state runner-up finish as a freshman (2010) ... Played summer ball with the Beverly Bandits (2011-13) ... 2011 Boulder Independence Day Tournament champions ... Academics ... National Honor Society ... Four-year member of the Honor Roll.
Personal ... Abby Marie Ramirez was born on July 25, 1995 ... Daughter of Ruben and Lynn Ramirez ... Father Ruben played football at Lakeland College ... Has a sister, Amanda, and a brother, Andrew ... Sister, Amanda, plays softball at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.
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