#18 Mikayla Osterman
|HOMETOWN||Sierra Vista, Ariz. (Buena HS)|
Made 23 appearances and starts in 2016... Hit .217 in 46 at bats and had two doubles and one RBI... Scored five runs... Had 208 put outs, ninth most in program history... Has 600 career put outs, third most at BSU... Owns the highest career fielding percentage at .989.
Started 25 games behind the plate and made three more pinch hitting appearances...Hit a career-high .292 with two home runs and seven RBI...Had three multi-hit games...Earned a hit in eight of the first 10 games...Turned in a .988 fielding percentage.
Appeared in 27 games, starting 23 of them at catcher for the Beavers…Posted a .175 batting average with eight RBIs and seven runs scored…Tallied three multiple hit games…Had a career-high four runs batted in against Swarthmore College (March 10).
Osterman’s first season as a Beaver she recorded 3 home runs, while driving in 15 runs for the team...Posted a .223 batting average with 27 hits...Osterman was behind the plate most of the year for the Beavers while taking the field in 45 of the 47 games.
Prior to BSU
Hit .321 with 29 runs scored, 21 RBI, five doubles and four home runs at Buena High School...Led the Colts to a 19-6 record and seventh place in the Section II standings...Helped lead Buena High School to 5A Division I State Tournament as a junior...Played club softball with the Arizona Roadrunners and Arizona Aztecs Gold...Has participated in a number of collegiate showcases including the Triple Crown Sports Rising Stars College Showcase in Flemington, N.J. and the Colorado Fireworks College Showcase...Lettered two years in softball and two years in volleyball at Buena High School.
Daughter of Michael and Jill Osterman...Born June 22, 1994 in Mesa, Ariz.
Career Highs: Hits: 2, 12x last time against Minnesota Crookston (Feb. 27, 2016), Runs: 2, 4x last against Minnesota Crookston (Feb. 27, 2016), Home Runs: 1, 5x last against Concordia-St. Paul (April 3, 2015), RBIs: 4 vs. Swarthmore College (March 10, 2014), SBs: 1 vs. Gallaudet (March 17, 2013).