Ninety Wolverines Named to Spring Academic All-Big Ten Team
2012 Michigan Softball Roster
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Senior (2012)... Academic All-Big Ten ... Made four appeareances in relief ... Combined with Haylie Wagner in an 8-0 shutout of Purdue (May 12), throwing 1.0 inning of scoreless relief ... Pitched 1.1 innings against Indiana (Mar. 31) ... Pitched 0.1 inning against Syracuse (March 3), recording final out of the fifth inning ... Pitched 1.0 inning against Maryland (Feb. 17), walking two and striking out one.
Junior (2011) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award recipient ... Made seven appearances, starting two ... Posted a 4-0 record with a 2.51 ERA and 12 strikeouts ... Claimed win in start against Eastern Michigan (May 3), striking out two while allowing seven hits and no walks ... Earned the victory against Iowa (April 24), allowing one hit and one run through three relief innings ... Pitched two scoreless innings with three strikeouts against Western Michigan (April 12) ... Struck out five and allowed two hits in first Michigan start against Maine at the UCF Invitational (Feb. 27) ... Pitched a shutout inning with a strikeout in season debut against Florida Atlantic at FAU Kick-Off Classic (Feb. 18).
Prior to Michigan... Attended Loyola Chicago (2009-10) ... NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete (2010) ... Horizon League Softball Academic Honor Roll (2010) ... Posted a 6-10 record with 67 strikeouts and 11 walks through 118.2 innings pitched ... Tossed a complete-game four-hitter en route to an 8-0 win against #24 Notre Dame ... Allowed one earned one in a 3-2 win at Northwestern.
Prep... Graduated from Canton High School (2010) ... National Honor Society ... Principal's Honor Roll ... Graduated No. 1 in her class ... Academic all-state selection ... Two-time all-region, all-disctrict, all-conference and all-division selection (2007, '08) ... Posted a career record of 38-16 with a 0.99 ERA, 461 strikeouts and 29 walks allowed ... Contributed to Canton's three district championships.
Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in biology ... Born on March 7, 1990 ... Daughter of David and Nancy Payne.
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