COLUMBUS, Ohio – Andi Farrah, a 2020 senior on the Ohio State softball team who recently earned her degree in health sciences, is one of the recipients of the Woody and Anne Hayes Award postgraduate scholarship.
The award, established in 1979, provides one or more varsity athletes with financial assistance for postgraduate studies. The recipients of this scholarship are student-athletes who have demonstrated academic achievement (3.00 GPA minimum) and leadership qualities.
Farrah will remain in Columbus as she pursues her master’s at Ohio State’s College of Nursing. She earned OSU Scholar-Athlete laurels four times and was a three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree. The Pickerington, Ohio, native was named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar for the 2018-19 academic year for having a grade-point average of 3.7 or better.
With her senior season being cut short due to the coronavirus, Farrah ended her athletic career having played in 113 games for the Buckeyes. She recorded 40 runs, 34 hits, 18 stolen bases, 13 RBI and a 1.000 fielding percentage in the outfield. Farrah was part of three consecutive NCAA Tournament teams.