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Habitz turns in 11th multi-hit performance and notches 35th RBI of the year
Hatfield registers second homer of the season
Knief registers 16th multi-hit game of the season
Marlaina Laubach pitches complete game without allowing an earned run
2014 (SENIOR YEAR): Played and started in 48 games batting .230 with 31 hits and nine RBI ... Collected four doubles and drew 14 walks while scoring 22 runs ... Went 4-5 with an RBI and two runs scored against Oregon State (Feb. 7) ... Scored a pair of runs against Bradley (Feb. 8) and then duplicated the feat a week later vs. George Washington (Feb. 16) ... Went 1-3 with a walk and two runs scored in an upset win over No. 21 LSU (Feb. 17) ... Cracked a double and drove two runs home vs. No. 6 Michigan (Mar. 29) ... Went 4-8 with a run scored in a doubleheader split with St. Francis (Pa.) (Apr. 2) ... Was 1-3 with an RBI, two runs scored and a walk in a win vs. Bucknell (Apr. 16) ... Went 2-3 with a double and two runs scored vs. Wisconsin (Apr. 18) ... Collected a pair of hits in three at-bats at Ohio State (Apr. 23) ... Went 1-2 with a walk vs. Ohio State (May 8) in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.2013 (JUNIOR YEAR):Made 35 starts in 42 appearances in the outfield and at second base ... Posted a .248 batting average with an on-base percentage of .314 ... Scored 15 runs and 11 RBIs on 27 hits ... Finished tied for third on the team with eight doubles ... Registered her first hit of the season at New Mexico State (2/15) with a single ... Scored one run vs. Texas Tech (2/16) ... Notched a double and scored a run at New Mexico State (2/16) ... Hit a double and recorded an RBI vs. UMKC (2/17) ... Singled and scored one run vs. Iowa State (2/24) ... Tallied a double at North Carolina (2/24) ... Hit a single vs. Hofstra (3.2) ... Scored twice vs. Loyola (Chicago) (3/6) on a single and two walks ... Crossed home plate once with a single vs. Western Michigan (3/8) ... Went 1-for-2 and scored on a single vs. Washington (3/16) ... Scored and recorded an RBI on a single vs. DePaul (3/16) ... Went 4-for-9, scored three times and earned an RBI in the series vs. Michigan (3/29-3/30) ... Notched a double in her only at-bat at Pitt (4/10) ... Tallied two RBIs and scored on a double vs. Purdue (4/17) ... Put together a 6-for-12 effort in the series vs. Northwestern (4/19-4/21), scoring once and recording three RBIs on two doubles and four singles ... Hit a single and a double to score twice and earn three RBIs in the series at Iowa (4/26-4/28) ... Singled vs. Illinois (5/9) in the first game of the Big Ten Tournament.
2012 (SOPHOMORE YEAR):Started 50 games during her sophomore campaign in the outfield, moving between right (27), center (17) and left (6) ... Carried a .209 batting average and .297 on-base percentage with a team-best 153 at-bats ... Notched 32 hits on the season, including five doubles and four home runs for 17 RBIs and 21 runs ... Scored a run, hit a single and put a run across the plate against Notre Dame (2/25) ... Hit a double and scored three runs against James Madison (2/26) ... Recorded a monster day at the plate March 2, hitting a pair of homers and a double in a doubleheader against Virginia and LIU-Brooklyn ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and a run against Lipscomb (3/3) ... Scored two runs against Virginia Tech (3/9) ... Hit a home run against Central Connecticut and went 2-for-3 against USC Upstate (3/10) ... Had two hits, including a homer, and a pair of RBIs in the second game of the doubleheader against Michigan State (4/7) ... Hit a double at Wisconsin in the second game of the pair (4/21) ... Went 2-for-3 with a double and one runner batted in against Minnesota (4/29) ... Scored a run and stole a base in the first game of the doubleheader against Ohio State (5/11).
2011 (FRESHMAN YEAR):Saw time in 56 games, starting 55 of those in the outfield ... Finished third on the team in batting average (.257), hits (43), RBIs (27) and home runs (5) ... Ended the season second in doubles (9) and at-bats (167) ... Had a breakout game against FIU (2/26), going 3-for-3 on two doubles and her first home run of the season, driving in two runs and scoring three times ... Followed that up going 3-for-3 on the same day against Georgetown (2/26), notching another double, RBI and run scored ... Tallied two hits in three plate appearances, notching one RBI and another double against Bowling Green (3/11) ... Hit a solo home run against then-No. 6 Arizona State (3/17) ... Went 3-for-4 with her lone triple of the season, against then-No. 9 Oklahoma (3/18), while also driving in one run in a 5-2 victory ... Crossed home plate once and tied a season-high with two doubles against Wisconsin (3/26), to go along with two RBIs on two hits ... Went 1-for-4, driving in walk-off run in 3-2, eight-inning game over Wisconsin (3/27) ... Tallied singles at Pittsburgh (3/29) and Illinois (4/2) ... Notched two hits to drive in two runs at Michigan State (4/6) in game one ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored in the second game at MSU (4/6) ... Broke up perfect game bid by Indiana's Morgan Melloh (4/9) with a single ... Drove in two runs and had a home run in a 1-for-2 performance against Kent State (4/13) in the first game ... Went 1-for-3 with an RBI in the following game vs. KSU (4/13) ... Went 1-for-3 with an RBI single vs. Buffalo (4/14) ... Scratched a 2-for-3 showing at Minnesota (4/16) ... Put together a 2-for-3 game in the second game of a doubleheader against Michigan (4/20) with one double and one RBI ... Had a two-hit doubleheader vs. Longwood (4/24) ... Went 1-for-3 with a run scored, a walk and an outfield assist vs. Purdue (4/30) ... Compiled a combined three hits, four RBIs and one double in six plate appearances in the doubleheader at Ohio State (5/11) ... Had a combined two hits, two runs scored, four RBIs and two home runs in the NCAA Regional games against Albany and Fordham (5/21) ... Notched a career-high seven at-bats against Fordham (5/21).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Member of three-time Pacific League Champions (2007-09), 2008 CIF semifinalist and 2009 CIF quarterfinalist coached by Dan Berry ... Named a CIF Southern Section All-Star senior year ... Three-time All-Area first team selection (2008-10), two-time All-League first team member (2009-10) and an All-League second team honoree in 2008 ... Four-year scholar athlete (2007-10) ... Captained the softball team in 2009 and 2010 ... Lettered all four years in softball ... Member of the So Cal Choppers club team coached by Dean and Gary Fausett ... Squad finished in the Top 20 at the ASA Nationals (2008-09) and Top 10 Premier in 2010.
Alyssa L. Sovereign was born April 15, 1992 in La Canada, Calif. to Randy and Kathy Sovereign ... Has one brother, R.J. ... Majoring in business marketing with the intent of pursuing a sports marketing career after college.
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