San Jose, Calif.
Archbishop Mitty HS
Oklahoma career leader in home runs (48) and runs batted in (239) ... Ranks third in extra-base hits (97), total bases (444), slugging percentage (.645) and on-base percentage (.461), fourth in walks drawn (115), fifth in doubles (47), sixth in batting average (.362), seventh in hits (249) and 10th in runs scored (129) ... Big 12 career leader in runs batted in ... Started 192 consecutive games as a Sooner, dating back to April 26, 2006 ... Selected as the 12th overall pick in the 2009 National Pro Fastpitch Senior Draft by the Akron Racers.
Named to the 2009 NFCA All-America second team ... A 2009 NFCA first team All-Central Region honoree ... Named to the 2009 All-Big 12 first team ... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team ... A top 10 finalist for the Lowe's Senior CLASS award ... Team captain ... Started all 57 games at first base ... Errorless in the field in conference play ... Hit .322 in her final season ... Produced a slugging percentage of .539 and an on-base percentage of .405 ... Hit 58-for-180 with 56 runs driven in and 32 runs scored ... Led team and conference with 15 doubles ... Issued 21 walks and hit by a pitch six times ... Hit .417 in the Norman Regional ... Went 1-for-4 with a run scored on a three-run home run at Missouri ... Became the career home run leader with a solo shot against Texas A&M ... Went 1-for-2 with a solo home run to tie the career record in the second game of the Kansas series ... Led OU in the first game of the Nebraska series, going 4-for-5 with two doubles ... Drove in two runs, including the game-winner on a walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth ... Hit a grand slam against at Tulsa ... Scored three runs against UAB in the championship game of the Hawai'i Paradise Classic ... Faced younger sister, Stephanie, in second game against Hawai'i ... Named to the 2009 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 50 Watch List ... An ESPN.com Preseason All-American.
Second team All-Midwest Region ... First team All-Big 12 ... Academic All-Big 12 first team... All-Big 12 Tournament team... Named to the Preseason USA Softball National Player of the Year Watch List ... Named to ESPN.com's Preseason All-America second team ... Hit .352 during the season with a team-leading 51 runs batted in ... Hit 13 homeruns in 159 at-bats ... Posted a batting average of .360 during Big 12 play ... Hit .417 with three RBI in Norman Regional ... Hit two home runs and a double in OU's 6-5 loss to Nebraska in the Big 12 Championship ... Added four RBI in OU's sweep of Oklahoma State ... Hit two-run homer in OU's 3-2 loss to Arkansas ... Recorded walk-off RBI single in OU's 4-3 win over Missouri ... Hit two-run homer against Nebraska ... Recorded key solo home run in OU's 3-2 win over Kansas ... Clutch in OU's rally against Cal Poly as she ripped a two-run triple in the sixth and pounded an RBI ground-rule double in the eighth that proved to be the game winner ... Hit .444 with five RBI at OU Worth Invitational ... Caught fire at the OU Residence Inn Invitational where she hit .600 with three home runs and 10 RBI ... Only Sooner to tally two hits against Tulsa ... Recorded game-winning RBI single against Cal Poly to lead OU to a 3-2 victory.
USA Softball Player of the Year top three finalist ... Invited to USA National Team selection camp ... Second team All-American ... All-Midwest Region first team ... All-Big 12 first team ... The Big 12 and national leader in RBI ... Broke Big 12 and OU RBI single season record with game-winning three-run homer against Colgate .... Hit .400 in Big 12 Tournament ... Pounded 17th home run of the season against Kansas ... Had key RBI in OU's 2-1 win over Oklahoma State ... Recorded fourth grand slam of the year against Nebraska ... Hit game-winning RBI in the bottom of the eighth to beat No. 7 Baylor, 3-2 ... Went 6-for-6, including a home run, in two-game series against Iowa State ... Named Big 12 Player of the Week and NFCA National Player of the Week for March 12-18 ... Led the Sooners to the Judi Garman Classic title after hitting .471 with four home runs and a double in the tournament ... Hit two home runs, including third grand slam of the year, in championship game against No. 5 Arizona ... Led OU to five straight wins in the Palm Springs Classic by hitting .538 and adding 11 RBI over the weekend ... Opened the OU/Nike Classic with a grand slam against Birmingham-Southern and six RBI ... Collected all-tournament honors at the Diamond Fun and Sun Classic after leading the Sooners with a .462 batting average and three RBI.
Recorded team-best nine home runs on the season ... Lone freshman to earn All-Big 12 first team honors ... Selected to the All-Midwest Region team ... Team-leading 51 RBI ranked 30th among all NCAA players ... Earned Big 12 Tournament honors after hitting .545 with six RBI and a .909 slugging percentage in the tournament ... Most impressive player for OU in conference play where she owned a .375 mark with a team-best 14 RBI ... Leading freshman hitter in Big 12 play ...Finished fifth in the conference in batting average in Big 12 games only ... Posted 10 multiple RBI games and 14 multiple hit games ... Began season as starting catcher and eventually moved to designated player role ... Recorded game-winning homer vs. Arkansas ... Pounded a home run, her seventh of the year, against Texas ... Hit sixth home run of the year against No. 18 Texas A&M ... Posted three home runs in three games at OU/Worth Invitational action ... Pounded the first home run of her career with a two-RBI shot to right field against Indiana ... Saw her first collegiate start against Southern Utah ... Hit .500 and scored two runs.
A four-year letterwinner at Archbishop Mitty HS ... Played at catcher and first base ... Served as team captain in 2005 ... Voted team MVP in 2005 ... Named CCS Softball player of the year by the Cal High School Sports Bay Area television show ... Selected to All-West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) first team in 2005 ... Earned WCAL MVP honors in 2005 ... Batted .512 during senior campaign ... Posted zero errors behind the plate ... Second team WCAL in 2004 ... San Jose Mercury News first team All-Central Coast Section (CCS) ... Team won the CCS Championship in 2005 ... Played for the San Jose Sting Gold for coaches Bob Perales and Kim Fabian for three years ... Voted Most Athletic Female by her senior class ... Mission City All-Tournament team ... Also lettered two years in basketball ... Member of National Honor Society.
Born in San Jose, Calif ... Daughter of Jeff and Carol Ricketts ... Two younger sisters, Stephanie and Keilani, and one younger brother, Richard ... Richard played football at the Air Force Academy ... Stephanie plays softball at the University of Hawai'i ... Keilani is a freshman at Oklahoma.