BALL STATE: Majoring in nursing . . . 2011-12: Competed in 20 matches for the Cardinals . . . Started the spring season off with back-to-back victories over Dayton and Marquette . . . Captured a straight set win over in-state rival Butler . . . Played mainly at the No. 6 singles position . . . Earned an 8-6 win in doubles action at home versus Mid-American Conference opponent Northern Illinois with teammate Dena Boulieris . . . Fall 2011: Managed a 6-5 overall record during fall action . . . earned wins over Eastern Michigan and Northern Illinois at the Fall Mid-American Conference Invite . . . 2010-11: Went .500 in spring play after posting an overall 6-6 singles mark . . . captured a 2-3 MAC record . . . helped the Cardinals advance in the MAC Tournament after winning at singles and doubles . . . during fall action she had the best mark for the second straight season with a 5-2 record . . . also earned a 4-3 doubles mark . . . 2009-10: Earned wins over Dayton, Cincinnati and Wisconsin-Green Bay . . . went on a four match win streak from Feb. 3 to Feb. 12 . . . helped the Cardinals advance to the Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinal match after defeating Northern Illinois 9-7 with teammate Sarah Hebble.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Fairmont . . . played for Tim Voegeli . . . lettered all four years in tennis . . . earned a 24-8 singles mark while going 84-31 for her career . . . reached quarterfinals at state with sister Kaitlin in doubles action . . . the duo finished second in districts . . . three time Most Valuable Player winner and captain . . . four time district qualifier in doubles . . . Named Second Team Greater Western Ohio Conference three times . . . First Team All-Area two years . . . played at No. 1 singles for three years . . . Academically: Honor Roll . . . Scholar Athlete junior and senior seasons.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Dan and Julie Pickrel . . . born September 9, 1990, in Kettering, Ohio . . . has one sister, Kaitlin . . . full name is Lauren Widman Pickrel.