The Panthers honored their eight seniors prior to first pitch.
The three-game series starts at noon on Saturday.
2012: Served as both a designated hitter and backup catcher during her career...recorded a start in 90 of her 118 games played...registered 64 hits, 27 RBI, 13 doubles and nine runs scored during that span...saw action in eight contests during her senior year...tallied a hit against Virginia Tech (March 3).
2011: Appeared in 20 games, starting nine...serves as a designated hitter and backup catcher...recorded two hits in three at-bats versus Georgetown (March 20)...smacked her first career grand slam in the first game of a doubleheader against Seton Hall (March 26)... that homer marked the first time since 2006 that two Panthers hit a grand slam in the same season due to teammate Yvette Bravo's earlier in the year...had two hits against Seton Hall in game two (March 26).
2010: Started in 44 games for Pitt and had a career-best 134 plate appearances...ranked second on the team with a career-high nine doubles on the year...hit a double and drove in two runs against Robert Morris...tallied a career-high five plate appearances against Villanova...drove in the winning run against Youngstown State (March 24)...scored the winning run against Villanova (April 3) and Robert Morris (May 5).
2009: Led the team with a .318 batting average in Big East play...drove in two runs with a double against Robert Morris...scored a run off several sacrifice hits in the home opener vs. Georgetown...tallied the Panthers' lone run against Providence during the first game of a doubleheader...swiped her first stolen base of the season against Connecticut...recorded a career-high two hits vs. DePaul.
High School: Three-year starter at catcher at Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta, Ga., before transferring to Peters Township prior to her senior year...earned all-region first team honors in Georgia....named 2005 Outstanding Defensive Player and 2006 Offensive Player of the Year...recorded a region-best batting average of .615 as a sophomore...also lettered in golf and placed 12th at states...member of Model United Nations Club.
Personal: Born October 16, 1989...daughter of Donald and Janette Heitmeier...has two brothers, Dylan and Craig...earned a bachelors' degree in liberal studies.
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