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Megan Choinacky

OF/1B

Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Greenwood, Ind.
  • Last School Roncalli
  • Position Outfield/First Base
  • Height 5-8
  • B/T R/R

CAREER HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 18, 19)
• Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2018)
• Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete (2016)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete

AS A SENIOR (2019)
• Played in 11 games, primarily as a pinch hitter
• Scored a run as a pinch runner against LSU (2/16)
• Had her only hit of the season on a single at Maryland (3/31)

AS A JUNIOR (2018)
• Appeared in 10 games
• Recorded two putouts and one assist

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017)
• Played in 25 games with seven starts
• Had five hits, including two doubles, drove in four runs and scored twice
• In her first collegiate at-bat, singled and drove in a run versus Central Michigan
• Had a game-tying double – also against Central Michigan – in the final game of the Aggie Classic
• Went 1-for-1 with two RBI and a walk in a 22-0 win over Maryland (3/26)

AS A FRESHMAN (2016)
• Played in 18 games, all as a pinch runner
• Scored five times, including the go-ahead run in a 12-10 win against Penn State (4/6)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Four-year letterwinner for Roncalli High School
• Set the single-season RBI record with 50 in 2013
• Hit .429 with 43 RBI and 27 runs scored as a senior in 2015
• Roncalli advanced to the state semifinals
• First team all-district and first team all-county
• Ranks in the top 10 in school history in RBI, hits, double and triples
• Appeared in 65 career games with a .397 average, 81 hits, 66 RBI, 55 runs scored and a .413 on-base percentage
• Played club softball for the Indiana Magic

PERSONAL
• Daughter of David and Tina Choinacky
• Has a younger sister, Claire
• Plans to pursue a career in pharmacy following graduation
• Served on the Roncalli High School Student Council for two years and was the co-president of the public relations committee
• Organized a dance marathon to raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital
• Lists her greatest sports thrill as hitting a double with two outs in the seventh inning in the state tournament after a six-minute at bat during her freshman year