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Molly Spence
Molly Spence

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wilmette, Ill.

High School:
New Trier

Height:
5-10

Position:
DP

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Molly Spence Photo Gallery

Honors and Awards: Second-team All-Region (2010) ... team MVP and Best Offensive Player (2010) ... Big Ten Player of the Week (3/12/12)

Career:
Holds school record with seven RBI in one game (4/21/10) ... holds single-season record for RBI (41 in 2010) and multi-RBI games (11 in 2010) ... freshman record .347 batting average, .424 on-base percentage, .600 slugging percentage, 1.024 OPS (on-base + slugging), 41 RBI, 34 runs, 90 total bases and 10 stolen bases in 2010 season ... tied for sixth in career sac flies (4)

2013: Did not play due to injury

2012: Set single-game record with two sac flies against San Diego (3/10) ... finished 19th-best in nation with four sac flies ... recorded four homers, 10 RBI and four runs at the Wolf Pack Softball Classic (3/10-11) ... finished five games of tournament with a .529 batting average, 1.375 SLG and .700 OBP before being named Big Ten Player of the Week (3/12)

2011:
Did not play due to injury

2010:
Finished the season ranked first at UW with 41 RBI ... second in stolen base percentage (.909) ... third in slugging (.600) and triples (3) ... fourth in OPS (1.024) ... fifth in total bases (90) ... seventh in batting average (.347) ... eighth in on-base percentage (.424), home runs (8) and runs (34) ... tenth in stolen bases (10) ... among UW freshmen, ranked second in hits (52), home runs (8) and triples (3) ... third in stolen base percentage (.909; min. 5 att.) ... fourth in doubles (8) and walks (20) ... led team in several offensive categories including batting average, slugging percentage, on-base percentage, runs scored, hits, RBI, home runs and total bases ... hit go-ahead home run in eighth inning against Northwestern (5/8), part of 1-for-3 day with three runs, four RBI and two walks ... was 2-for-3 with two RBI against Notre Dame (4/29) ... went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and a grand slam while putting up school-record seven RBI against South Dakota (Apr. 21) ... had four hits in five at-bats with one RBI and one double against Purdue (Apr. 17-18) ... went 2-for-2 nailing five RBI, two runs and one triple against SDSU (Apr. 11) ... held 13-game hitting streak from Feb. 20-Mar. 14 ... in DH against Green Bay (3/31), went 4-for-8 with four runs scored, three RBI and two HR, including career-highs in runs (3) and hits (3) in game 2 ... hit fourth home run of season against Prairie View A&M (Mar. 14) ... went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and a walk against Prairie View A&M (Mar. 13), also tallying three RBI ... homered against Buffalo (Mar. 6), part of 1-for-4 day with one run scored and two RBI ... went 2-for-4, notching one run and career-high two doubles against Fresno State (Mar. 5) ... went 2-for-3 and hit first career home run, while tallying two runs and two RBI against Drexel (Feb 26)

High School:
Was a two-time team offensive MVP and all-conference selection ... named second-team all-state by the Illinois Coaches Association and third-team all-state by the Chicago Sun Times ... as a junior, hit .350 with four home runs and 23 RBIs, and as a pitcher, threw over 67 innings with a 7-3 record and a 1.45 ERA, including a no-hitter ... named most valuable offensive player as a junior ... was also an all-conference selection in volleyball and an Honor Roll student ... head coach was John Cadwell

Personal:
Parents are John and Jennifer Spence ... has two older sisters, Sarah and Katie, and one older brother, Jack ... major is social welfare with a certificate in criminal justice

Career Offensive Statistics
Season GP/GS AB R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
SB-SBA BB
SO Avg. OBP SLG OPS HBP TB SH SF
2010 51/51 150 34 52 8 3 8 41 10-11 20 38 .347 .424 .600 1.024 0 90 4 0
2012 28/24 76 15 20 3 1 7 23 5-6 6 26 .263 .310 .605 .915 1 46 2 4
Totals 79/75 226 49 72 11 4 15 64 15-17 26 64 .319 .385 .602 .987 1 136 6 4
Career Defensive Statistics
Season PO A E FLD Pct.
2010 143 20 6 .964
2012 0 0 0 .000
Totals 143 20
6 .964
Career Highs
At Bats 5 at Minnesota, May 12, 2010
Runs 3 (3x) MR at Northwestern, May 8, 2010
Hits 3 (4x) MR at Nevada, March 11, 2012
Doubles 2 vs. Fresno State, March 5, 2010
Triples 1 (4x) MR vs UConn, March 2, 2012
Home Runs 2 at Nevada, March 11, 2012
Runs Batted In 7 vs. South Dakota, April 21, 2010
Walks 2 (4x) MR at Northwestern, May 8, 2010
Strikeouts 3 (2x) MR vs. Northwestern, March 31, 2012
Stolen Bases 2 (2x) MR vs. San Diego, March 9, 2012
Hitting Streak 13, Feb. 20-March 14, 2010
Season Highs
At Bats 4 (4x) MR at Nevada, March 10, 2012
Runs 2 (4x) MR at Loyola, April 4, 2012
Hits 3 (2x) MR at Nevada, March 11, 2012
Doubles 1 (3x) MR at UC Santa Barbara, March 16, 2012
Triples 1 vs. UConn, March 2, 2012
Home Runs 2 at Nevada, March 11, 2012
Runs Batted In 4 at Nevada, March 11, 2012
Walks 1 (6x) MR at UIC, April 3, 2012
Strikeouts 3 (2x) MR vs. Northwestern, March 31, 2012
Stolen Bases 2 vs. San Diego, March 9, 2012
Hitting Streak 4, Feb. 19-25, 2012

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