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Kaitlyn Coffman

OF

Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Visalia, Calif.
  • Last School Mt. Whitney
  • Position Outfield
  • Height 5-8
  • B/T L/R

CAREER HONORS

  • Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 25, 2019)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete

AS A FRESHMAN (2019)

  • Started all 52 games she played in
  • Had a .256 batting average and .488 slugging clip
  • Tallied 41 hits, 33 RBI, 22 runs, 10 home runs, five doubles and one triple
  • Drew 10 walks and stole three bases
  • Earned 45 putouts in the outfield
  • Batted .301 with 22 hits, 14 RBI, 12 runs and five homers in 23 Big Ten games
  • Tied for second in home runs (10) and seventh in RBI (33) among OSU’s freshman single-season records
  • First freshman with at least five RBI in a game since 2009 after driving in five runs against Duke (2/23)
  • Had 10 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI outings
  • Posted a .500 batting average, two hits, two RBI, one run and a double in her Buckeye debut against George Mason (2/8)
  • Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week after batting .538 with 10 RBI, seven hits, two home runs, two runs scored and a 1.077 slugging percentage at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Clas­sic (2/22-24)
  • Hit a game-winning grand slam against Army, the first of her career (2/22)
  • Went 3-for-3 against Utah (2/23)
  • Tallied a career-high three hits and five RBI with a 1.750 slug­ging percentage vs. Duke (2/23)
  • Belted a three-run homer against Lehigh (3/16)
  • Finished with four RBI, three hits, two runs versus the Moun­tain Hawks (3/16)
  • Had two hits, including a RBI single, in Ohio State 2-0 win over No. 22 Indiana (3/24)
  • Hit a solo home run at Maryland (3/30) and Pitt (4/3)
  • Knocked a two-run dinger in the bottom of the fifth for an 8-0 run-rule victory over Rutgers (4/7)
  • Had two hits, including a solo home run, at Penn State (4/9)
  • Went 2-for-3 in game one vs. No. 21/18 Michigan (4/13)
  • Had two hits, two runs and two RBI in a 9-0 run-rule win over Illinois. She ended the game in five innings on a two-shot dinger (4/26)
  • Was 2-for-3 with her second grand slam of the year in a 10-0 five-inning win over Iowa (5/4)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Three-time All-American
  • Received the Charles Marshall Award and Marine Corps Award
  • Batted .670, tallied 28 RBI and drew 22 intentional walks as a senior
  • Garnered First Tteam All-West Yosemite League honors twice
  • Two-time Most Valuable Player for her team
  • Chosen as a team captain and was the league MVP during her junior campaign
  • Recorded a .654 batting average, 24 RBI, 13 doubles, eight home runs and three triples as a junior
  • Also posted a 1.185 slugging percentage, .710 on-base percentage and .950 fielding percentage
  • Won the Division 3 Valley Championship as a member of the water polo team

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Kevin and Mona Coffman
  • Has a brother, Ryan