2012 Softball
Record: 28-33 Home: 12-4 Away: 6-9 Neutral: 10-20
#1 Cari Smith
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Class: SO
Position: C
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Previous School: Des Moines East HS
Iowa Wesleyan College: Smith is in her second year with the Tiger softball program and received her first varsity letter last year.

2011: Played in 52 games, starting all 52. Batted .250 with 40 hits in 160 at bats, nine doubles, one triple, two home runs, 15 runs batted in and 16 runs scored. Recorded one stolen base and also threw out five of 40 base stealers from behind the plate. Named Honorable Mention All-Midwest Collegiate Conference.

High School: Attended East High School in Des Moines, Iowa. Played four years of softball and was member of teams that won four straight conference championships. Two-time team captain and three-time honorable mention all-conference pick. As a senior was member of team that was runner-up in state. Also received academic honors all four years of high school.

Personal: Born July 9, 1992. Daughter of Neal and Jennifer Smith and has two sisters (Kelly and Janie). Majoring in Elementary Education.
 
2012 Softball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
00Sarah VossSOOFR/R Marengo, IowaIowa Valley HS
1Cari SmithSOCR/R Des Moines, IowaDes Moines East HS
2Jill GinderSR2BR/R Olney, Ill.Olney HS/Lake Land (Ill.) CC
3Sierrah GarciaSRPR/R Los Banos, Calif.Los Banos/Academy of Art (Calif.)
4Ayla SerranoJRP/OFR/R Rock Island, Ill.Rock Island HS
5Andrea BuryFRIFR/R East Peoria, Ill.East Peoria HS
6Jillian LeutscherSOP/OFR/R Belvidere, Ill.Belvidere North HS
7Mikayla DwyerFR3BR/R Puyallup, Wash.Emerald Ridge HS
8Tory BeaverJROFR/R North Liberty, IowaIowa City Regina HS/Indian Hills CC
9Sarah McClearySR1BR/R Elgin, Ill.Larkin HS
11Karson OrrickFROFR/R Pekin, Ill.Pekin Community HS
12Ashley StubeSOOFR/R Lemont, Ill.Lemont HS
14Ashley MysliwiecJRSS/PR/R Antioch, Ill.Antioch HS
15Dayna BundyFRCR/R Burnside, Ill.Illini West HS
16Trisha MeierottoFROFR/R West Point, IowaFort Madison Holy Trinity HS
17Kristine BecksFROFR/R St. Peter, Mo.Incarnate Word Academy HS
19Lauren MenningSOPR/R Manchester, Mo.John F. Kennedy HS/Meramec CC
21Sonja HolmesJRPR/R West Branch, IowaWest Branch HS/Indian Hills CC
22Samantha ShepardFRIF/CR/R Wyanet, Ill.Bureau Valley HS
24Megan ZeimetFRC/2BR/R Preston, IowaPreston HS
25Jennifer MehnJROFR/R Streator, Ill.Streator Twnshp./Illinois Valley CC
27Brittany CraffFR1BR/R Fairfield, IowaFairfield HS
28Molly WardSR3BR/R Baylis, Ill.Pittsfield HS
Mike Hampton - Head Coach - 19th season
Lexy Determan - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Kali Hills - Assistant Coach - 1st season