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#8 Erin Riemersma

Height -
Class Sr.
Hometown Orland Park, Ill.
High School Carl Sanburg

2009 as a Senior… Academic all-Big Ten… started all 58 games at shortstop… recorded two home runs, five doubles, two triples and 15 RBI… 2-3 with a home runs and two runs scored in win over Miami, OH (Feb. 21)… collected two of Iowa’s four hits against UCLA (March 6).

2008 as a Junior… Academic all-Big Ten selection… given team’s Golden Glove Award… started 57 games at shortstop… collected six home runs eight doubles, two triples and was second on the team with 33 RBI…stole 10 bases…1-2 with game-tying home run and two RBI in game one win at Illinois (May 3)… 2-3, including game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh against Illinois State (April 9)…hit go-ahead, three-run home run in win at Penn State (April 6)…2-2, including game-tying home run in win at Iowa State (April 1)… scored game-winning run at Ohio State (March 29).

2007 as a Sophomore… First team all-Big Ten selection… academic all-Big Ten… given team’s Coaches Award… started 57 of 58 games at shortstop… second on the team with a .370 batting average in conference play… collected five home runs, nine doubles and 29 RBI… led the team with 44 runs scored and 25 walks… tallied eight multiple RBI games… hit three-run home run at Purdue (April 1)… went 2-3 with a home run against Michigan State (April 15)… hit walk-off, two-run home run in the eighth inning against Illinois (May 5).

2006 as a Freshman… Named third team all-Big Ten… NFCA Academic all-American Scholar Athlete selection… named team’s Coaches Award winner… started all 61 games at second base… batted .265 with five home runs, team-best three triples, nine doubles and 19 RBI… 9-10 in stolen base attempts… went 2-3 with two home runs against Illinois State (February 18)… was 3-4 with a home run at Illinois (March 31).

High School… Two-time all-conference and all-area selection… Chicago Sun Times all-area selection as a junior… named team MVP as a sophomore… led her team to conference titles in 2003 and 2005 and two quarterfinal appearances in the Illinois AA State Tournament… played ASA ball for the Illinois Bandits Gold and led team to top 15 finish… named No. 3 female athlete by Chicago Sun Times in 2005… also lettered four years in basketball and was an all-conference and all-area selection… four-year honor student… graduated in top 5% in graduating class of 800.

Personal… Bats/Throws – Right/Right… Major – Finance… Parents – Tim and Eileen Riemersma… Born – February 6, 1987… High School – Carl Sandburg… High School Coach -Randy Couwenhoven.