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Feb. 11, 2007

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– With three home runs this season, OSU’s Sam Marder is already in the Top 5 on the freshman home run list. Kristine Himes owns the freshman home run record with 10 in 2000.

– OSU freshman Megan Miller has pitched in all five games of the tournament during the weekend.

– The game Sunday marked OSU assistant coach Erica Beach’s return to Farrington Stadium. Beach was an All-American at Arizona State, pitching for the Sun Devils from 1999-2002.

– OSU junior center fielder Liz Caputo played high school softball with ASU’s Mindy Cowles.

– Ohio State is now 3-9 all-time against Arizona State and 2-3 in the last five meetings. Of note, 11 of the 12 games in this series have been played in Arizona, either in Tempe or Tucson.

– Arizona State has seven starters back from its 2006 team that went 53-15 and carried the No. 6 seed into the Women’s College World Series, where the Sun Devils went 1-2.

– ASU’s Kaitlin Cochran, who homered against the Buckeyes Sunday, is on the USA Softball Preseason Player of the Year watch list.

### Go Bucks! ###