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Kaitlyn Coffman

OF

Player profile

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

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @kaitlyn_coffman
Instagram: @kaitlyn.coffman

Ohio State Overview
• Played in 135 career games and finished with a .254 batting average, 13 home runs, 63 RBI and 40 runs scored
• Is a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete majoring in speech & hearing science

Career Honors
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2019, 21, 22)
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 25, 2019)

As a Senior (2022)
• Played in 37 games and made nine starts
• Batted .315 with two home runs and two doubles
• Was Ohio State’s top pinch-hitter, going 9-for-25 (.360) in those opportunities
• Had a pinch-hit two-run home run on Senior Weekend vs. Nebraska
• Also contributed a key pinch-hit two-run double in the opening game of the NCAA Tournament vs. Oregon State
• Hit .375 against Big Ten opponents with a pair of pinch-hit home runs

As a Junior (2021)
• Started 25 of the 28 games that she played in
• Went 2-for-2 with a double and run scored the second game of a doubleheader vs. Wisconsin (3/11)
• Also had a multi-hit game (2-for-4) vs. Penn State on April 3
• Finished a three-game series against the Nittany Lions 4-for-8 at the plate with two RBI and a run scored

As a Sophomore (2020)
• Started 17 of the 18 games she appeared in
• Recorded a .917 fielding percentage, 19 putouts and three assists in the outfield
• Totaled 14 hits, eight runs, six RBI, five walks, two doubles and a triple
• Notched three multi-hit games, including two outings with three hits
• Went 3-for-5 with two runs and one RBI versus NDSU (2/8)
• Had two hits, including a RBI single, against SIU (2/8)
• Tallied three hits and scored once versus UNCG (2/9)
• Had a RBI double, one run and a walk against Notre Dame (2/16)
• Roped a two-RBI triple versus Wright State (3/7)

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 Clas¬sic (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 slug¬ging percentage vs. Duke (2/23)
• Belted a three-run homer against Lehigh (3/16)
• Finished with four RBI, three hits, two runs versus the Moun¬tain 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 Team 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