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Meg Otte

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Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Hometown East Sparta, Ohio
  • Last School Sandy Valley
  • Position Outfield
  • Height 5-9
  • B/T L/R

CAREER HONORS

  • OSU Scholar-Athlete

AS A FRESHMAN (2019)

  • Started 32 of the 39 games she played in
  • Batted .267 with 24 hits, 13 runs, 13 RBI, five doubles and two home runs
  • Went 5-for-5 on stolen bases
  • Had 22 putouts and four assists in the outfield
  • Temporarily sidelined due to injury from Apr. 7-26
  • Posted the first run and hit of her career against Ole Miss (2/8)
  • Hit a two-RBI single vs. LSU (2/16)
  • Tallied two hits and a run with a stolen base against Utah (2/16)
  • Picked up two hits and drove in two runs with a double versus Seattle (3/8)
  • Scored two runs, had one hit and stole a base against Idaho State (3/9)
  • Hit the first home run of her career at Portland State (3/12)
  • Drove in three runs on one hit in game two at Portland State (3/12)
  • Had a hit, one run and RBI against Lehigh and Grand Can­yon (3/16)
  • Was 2-for-2 with an RBI single and double at Maryland (3/31)
  • Tallied a career-high three hits at Pitt (4/3)
  • Had two hits and scored a run in the series opener against Rutgers (4/5)
  • Tied the game and forced extra-innings on a solo home run against Rutgers (4/6)
  • Scored twice as a pinch runner vs. Illinois (4/27-28)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Four-time All-Inter-Valley Conference and Eastern District selection
  • 2018 Eastern District Player of the Year, First Team All-Ohio and Stark County honoree as a senior
  • Became the all-time leader in hits at Sandy Valley
  • Led her school to three straight sectional championships
  • 2017 Inter-Valley Conference Player of the Year and First Team All-Ohio
  • Named Sandy Valley Defensive Player of the Year as a freshman and Stark County Player of the Year as a junior
  • Helped her team to a district championship and regional second-place finish in 2017
  • Played club ball for the Lasers, who were the 16U ASA state co-champions in 2016

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Richard and Jennifer Otte
  • Has a sister, Chloe
  • Father played basketball at Heidelberg University