Serving as a student assistant this season.
2003 Highlights: Appeared in 15 games, starting two games at first base at Illinois State. Drove home two runs with a double against Liberty Has been instrumental in the success of Jenna Hall as a first baseman
Fall 2002 Highlights: Appeared in four of the six games, scoring two runs and batting .333
2002 Highlights: Appeared in 28 games, starting 10 Made her first career start at first base on April 10 vs. Indiana State and started four of the next six games In that game she went 2-for-2 with a walk, an RBI and a run scored Followed that up by going 1-for-1 vs. Indiana. One of four left-handed position players on the team.
2001 Highlights: Tore her ACL during winter workouts and will used the season as a redshirt year.
Prep Highlights: 2000 South Bend Tribune Athlete of the Year 2000 WSBT TV/Burger King Athlete of the Year. Member of 2000 sectional championship team Batted .481 her senior year Two-time MVP for St. Joseph 1999 Northern Indiana H.S. Sports Report Athlete of the Month 1998 Hoosier Diamond Magazine second team all-state 1998 team stolen base leader with 25 and team batting leader with .472 batting average Member of 1998 sectional and regional championship team Member of Indiana Diamonds club team 1999 club team won Cincinnati Slugger Fest Championship Member of 1998 NSA 16U state championship team. Member of 1998 ASA 16U runner-up Midwest Regional Championship Also four-year varsity award winner in volleyball and basketball Named team MVP in volleyball and basketball Holds career-high scoring record, single game-high scoring record and rebounding record for high school in basketball Participated in Top 40 workout for Indiana Basketball All-Star Game Named captain for volleyball, basketball and softball Became the first female athlete at her high school to win 12 varsity awards Coached by Don Olinger at St. Joseph's and Gary Stewart for the Indiana Diamonds.
Personal: Member of Students Against Drunk Driving Participated in Latin Club Enjoys bowling, dancing and being with children outside of softball Majoring in physical therapy Plans to pursue career in medical field with children and coach o Born April 21, 1982 Parents are Michael and Bonnie Pluta.