Prep Highlights: Two-time All-Illini Central Conference performer. Named team's MVP both her junior and senior seasons. Rockets finished second in the conference during her senior year. Ranks first in career (332) and single-season (147) strikeouts for Unity while ranking first in career shutouts (7) in school history. Batted .320 with seven doubles, two home runs and 20 RBI in 1997. Holds career ERA of 0.83. Member of 1999 summer Decatur Sting club team. Named all-state in summer tournament.
Personal: Member of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society; Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society; Illini Pride and Orange Crush; Alpha Phi sorority and Kinesiology Student Association. Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan. High School coach was Dave Fink. Played from 1997-99 on Illini Club Softball team. Majoring in kinesiology. Plans to pursue a career in sports medicine. Born on December 22, 1978. Daughter of Gary and Shirley Rymer.