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Marlaina Laubach
Marlaina  Laubach

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Northampton, Pa.

High School:
Northampton HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
P


05/15/2016

BLOG: Penn State Falls in the Big Ten Semifinals to Top-Seeded Michigan

05/14/2016

Softball Falls to No. 2 Michigan in B1G Semifinal

Penn State reached the semifinal game in the Big Ten Tournament for just the third time in program history

05/13/2016

Softball Advances to B1G Semifinals with Victory over Nebraska

Two multi-run innings propelled Penn State to an 8-7 victory over Nebraska

05/08/2016

Softball Suffers Senior Day Loss to Illinois

The Nittany Lions fell 9-0 in it's Big Ten series finale

05/07/2016

Softball Splits Doubleheader with Illinois

Penn State dropped a 2-1 decision in game one before taking game two 4-1

BIG TEN PITCHER OF THE WEEK (Apr. 3, 2016)
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2015, 2016)

2016 (JUNIOR YEAR)
Earned the roll of ace pitcher in the 2016 season with 41 appearances and 29 starts in the circle… Her 41 appearances tie for third in Penn State single season history, while her 29 starts tie for fourth…Tied for sixth in the Big Ten with 41 appearances, while her 165.2 innings of work ranked ninth in conference standings and 15th in Penn State single season history…Threw 12 complete games…Posted a 12-13 overall record and a team-low 3.34 earned run average…Struck out 89 batters, including 28 looking…Named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week when she earned one decision in game one against Michigan State (4/1), pitching all seven innings and giving up just four hits...Capped off the week with a 0.78 ERA after giving up only two runs, one of which was earned and six hits in nine innings of work…Was the first Penn State pitcher to earn the honor since Lisa Akamine in 2011…Struck out a season-high six batters on three occasions…Pitched five innings and gave up just one hit against Fordham in the win (2/27)…Threw seven innings against No. 2 Michigan (4/29), giving up just four runs…Earned the victory in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal game against Nebraska, throwing 4.2 innings.

2015 (SOPHOMORE YEAR)
Made 34 appearances with 19 starts and eight complete games...Posted a 13-10 record in the circle with a 4.07 ERA...Pitched 141.0 innings with 87 strikeouts, 49 walks...Had three shutout innings with one strikeout vs. Missouri State (Feb. 13)...Tossed 7.1 innings, allowed one hit, one run and struck out four at No. 23 Texas A&M (Feb. 14)...Hurled 5.2 no-hit innings, struck out two and walked one against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 15)...Pitched seven innings, allowed six hits, one run and struck out three vs. Fordham (Feb. 27)...Went eight innings, allowed two runs vs. James Madison (Mar. 1)...Pitched seven innings, allowed five hits and one run at Pacific (Mar. 10)...Tossed seven shutout innings, allowed four hits and struck out four at Sacramento State (Mar. 14)...Hurled seven innings, allowed six hits, two walks and stuck out six against Pitt (Mar. 18)...Struck out eight batter against Robert Morris (Mar. 25)...Fanned eight batter in 4.2 innings of work against Michigan State (Mar. 28)...Pitched 8.2 innings, allowed three hits, one run, and struck out six against Rutgers (Apr. 26)...Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

2014 (FRESHMAN YEAR)

Made 24 starts and six additional appearances for 148.0 innings pitched...Led the Nittany Lions with a 3.64 ERA, 77 strikeouts, 15 complete games and nine wins...Kicked off 2014 with a three-game win streak (Feb. 8-16)...Allowed one run in each game en route to 5-3, 6-1 and 9-1 wins...Fanned a season-best six batters three times: in complete game efforts at Florida Atlantic (Feb. 21), at Michigan State (Apr. 4) and against Bucknell (Apr. 16)...Earned a save at Indiana (Apr. 12)...Threw five innings of shutout ball at Michigan State (Apr. 6), scattering three hits.

BEFORE PENN STATE
Three-year letterwinner for the Northampton Konkrete Kids...Helped lead her team to the District 11 Championship in 2013...Posted an ERA of 0.36 in 171 innings pitched in 2013...Struckout a school-record 262 and notched a school record 14 shutouts...Owns the single-season wins record at 23-3...Named All-Area All-Star as a junior and senior...Earned Pennsylvania All-State Pitcher honors after her senior season...Received Lehigh Valley Conference Pitcher of the Year accolades in 2013...A 2013 Gatorade Player of the Year nominee...Played travel ball with the Sellersville Belles 18U Gold...Helped the Belles qualify for the 2013 ASA Gold National Championships.

PERSONAL
Full name is Marlaina Laubach...Born on Oct. 20, 1995, in Allentown, Pa....Parents are Christopher and Colleen Laubach...Has one brother, Brady...Majoring in psychology and minoring in French...Wants to be a prosecuting attorney after graduation.

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