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21 Hayley Cruthers

 Career Statistics
• 2014 Game-by-Game Statistics

2014 (Fr.): Earned first letter at Ball State ... helped guide the Cardinals to their fifth Mid-American Conference regular season title in program history with a 33-19 (12-4 MAC) record … played in eight games, including six pinch hit appearances … made her collegiate debut as a defensive sub versus Morehead State (Feb. 22) … recorded a RBI single in her first career at bat versus SEMO (Feb. 23) … recorded a double versus Alabama A&M (March 14) and a single versus UMKC (March 22) for a three-game hitting streak … earned a .375 batting average and a .500 slugging percentage for the season … posted a 1.000 fielding percentage, logging four putouts in three appearances at first base.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in softball for coach Rick Clolinger at Swartz Creek High School … named first team all-state as a junior and senior … All-Area Player of the Year as a junior and senior … helped guide the Dragons to the first two Flint Metro League titles in program history as a junior and senior … her junior squad was the first in program history to appear in the state quarterfinals … holds 23 school records and her name currently appears 14 times in the Michigan High School Athletics Association State Record Book … earned first team All-Flint Metro League honors at shortstop her final three seasons, after being placed on the second team as a freshman … helped guide the Dragons to a 94-50 record over her career, including a 25-8 mark her senior season … Swartz Creek also posted a 15-1 Flint Metro League record her senior year … posted Swartz Creek single-season records for batting average (.660), on base percentage (.727) and slugging percentage (1.245) as a senior, while finishing her career with a school-record .576 on base percentage … tallied 70 hits over 33 games her senior season, including 14 doubles, six triples and 12 home runs … scored 56 runs and posted 55 RBI as a senior, while also drawing 26 walks compared to striking out just twice … finished her career with a .522 batting average, with 256 career hits which included 31 home runs … also logged 70 career stolen bases, 165 career RBI and 212 career runs scored … played seven years of club softball for Finesse Fastpitch.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Greg and Brenda Cruthers … has two sisters, Lindsay and Brooke … born September 27, 1995 in Flint, Mich. … full name is Hayley Ray Cruthers … majoring in business … maintains a 3.096 grade-point average.

Position: Utility
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Swartz Creek, Mich.
High School: Swartz Creek
Experience: 1 Letter
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