2012 Softball
Record: 29-11 Home: 11-3 Away: 10-4 Neutral: 8-4 MSC: 16-6
Kirsti Yates Image
#8 Kirsti Yates
Class: SO
Position: C,1B,SS
Hometown: Chillicothe, OH
Previous School: Adena High School

2011 Season-- Kirsti started in all 38 games for the Bears in her freshman season. She led the team in five statistical categories including a .343 batting average, eight doubles, four homeruns, 57 total basesand a .528 slugging percentage. She aslo accumulated 18 RBI's, 16 walks and two stolen bases. Kirsti was named MSC Freshman of the Year as well as being selected to the All-Conference Team.

Career Highs      
At Bats 5 Illinois College 03/08/2012
Hits 4 on two occasions  
Runs 4 St. Ambrose 03/15/2011
RBI 4 on two occasions  
Doubles 1 on eleven occasions  
Homeruns 2 St. Catharine 03/20/2012
Total Bases 9 St. Catharine 03/20/2012
BB 3 St. Ambrose 03/15/2011
HBP 1 on five occasions  
Stolen Bases 1 on two occasions  
Put Outs 14 Davenport 03/27/2011
Assists 4 on three occasions  
2012 Softball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
1Kelsey JenkinsFRIF, OFL/R Wheelersburg, OHWheelersburg High School
2Brytan GivensFRSSR/R Frankfort, OHAdena High School
3Jourdan PriddySROFR/L Xenia, OHXenia High School
4Holly BrabsonSOOFR/R Piketon, OHPiketon High School
8Kirsti YatesSOC,1B,SSR/R Chillicothe, OHAdena High School
9Hannah FosterFRIFR/R Portsmouth, OHPortsmouth High School
10Brooke LongSR2BR/R Pedro, OHRock Hill High School
11Tara PraterSOP,1BR/L Hilliard, OHHilliard Davidson High School
12Allie ChapmanFRP,1BR/L Chesapeake, OHChesapeake High School
13Ericka LeightyJROFR/R South Point, OHSouth Point High School
14Nikki NanceSO2BR/R Proctorville, OHSymmes Valley High School
18Ali ThompsonJRPR/R Franklin Furnace, OHGreen High School
22Katy BenderFROFL/R Canal Winchester, OHPickerington High School
27Abbey Barrett*JRCR/R Franklin Furnace, OHGreen High School
31Brittany EllisSO3BR/R Lucasville, OHNorthwest High School
* Redshirt
Ralph Cole - Head Coach - 21st season
Rob Appell - Assistant Coach - 6th season
Amy McGuire - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
Wayne Speas - Assistant Coach