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Habitz turns in 11th multi-hit performance and notches 35th RBI of the year
Penn State takes on 7th-seeded Buckeyes at 2:30 p.m. (ET) Thursday
Jones records fourth triple of the year
Knief registers 16th multi-hit game of the season
Logged time in 36 games and started 32 at catcher (18) and designated hitter (14) ... Posted a batting average of .210 and an on-base percentage of .259 ... Scored four runs and 16 RBIs on 21 hits ... Registered a home run in her third collegiate appearance vs Texas Tech (2/16) to earn two RBIs ... Went 2-for-4 vs. Iowa State (2/24) with a single and a double for one RBI ... Sent one runner home at North Carolina (2/24) with a double ... Put together a 2-for-4 effort with a double and two RBIs vs. Longwood (3/3) ... Went 1-for-2 with a home run, two walks and three RBIs vs. Central Michigan (3/5) ... Collected two RBIs on a double and a walk vs. Loyola (Chicago) (3/6) ... Scored once vs. Toledo (3/9) ... Registered an RBI on a walk vs. South Carolina (3/10) ... Went 2-for-3 with two singles and an RBI vs. Saint Fracis (Pa.) (4/9) ... Posted a double and a home run for three RBIs in the series at Ohio State (4/12-4/13) ... Went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles vs. Purdue (4/17).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Named All-Foothill League and All-Santa Clarita in high school coached by Donna Lee ... Helped lead team to CIF Semifinalist spot in 2010 along with Michelle Carew Tournament Championship in 2010 ... Led Valencia to the 2011 CIF Quarterfinals and winning the Tournament of Champions in the same year ... Player four years of club ball for the So Cal Choppers 18U Gold coached by Dean and Gray Fausett ... Lettered four times in softball.
Karlie E. Habitz was born July 30, 1994, in Santa Clarita, Calif., to Dave and Sabine Habitz ... Has one sister, Corinna ... Intends to go into athletic training or coaching after graduation.