Career Notes Entering 2013 Season:
• 2011 CoSIDA Academic All-District V Second Team
• MAC West Division Pitcher of the Week (March 22, 2011)
• In Ball State's Single Season Records: games started (31 in 2011, fifth), appearances (38 in 2011, seventh) and wins (18 in 2011, eighth)
2012 (Jr.): Redshirted at Ball State.
2011 (So.): 2011 CoSIDA Academic All-District V Second Team ... MAC West Division Pitcher of the Week (March 22, 2011) ... earned second letter at Ball State by appearing in 38 games on the mound, including 31 starts ... threw 20 complete games, including four shutouts ... recorded a 3.10 earned-run average over 200.2 innings of work ... struck out 156 batters ... posted an 18-16 record, with the 18 wins ranking as the eighth-best single season total in program history ... earned 7.0 inning complete game shutout victories in back-to-back starts versus Villanova (March 5) and East Tennessee State (March 6) ... allowed just two hits versus VU and four hits against ETSU ... recorded six strikeouts and allowed just five hits in a 7.0 inning complete game shutout at Miami (April 10) ... posted eight strikeouts while giving up three hits in a 5.0 inning complete game shutout versus Kent State (April 22) ... recorded an 8.0 inning complete game victory over Eastern Michigan (May 11) in the MAC Tournament, limited the Eagles to one run and four hits while recording nine strikeouts ... also scored an 8.0 inning complete game victory in the first game of a doubleheader at Ohio (April 1) with eight strikeouts ... recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts in her first appearance of the season versus Cleveland State (Feb. 19) ... chalked up 10 strikeouts in back-to-back appearances versus Mercer (Feb. 26) and Bowling Green (Feb. 27), in which she won both contests ... named MAC West Division Pitcher of the Week on March 22, after picking up complete game wins over Delaware (March 18), Pittsburgh (March 19) and Robert Morris (March 20) ... earned a save in 1.1 innings of work versus Austin Peay (Feb. 20) ... named to the Phyllis Rafter All-Tournament Team and the Radford Invitational All-Tournament Team.
2010 (Fr.): Helped guide Ball State to the program's second-consecutive MAC Regular Season Championship, as well as the MAC Tournament Championship and a berth in the NCAA Tournament ... earned first letter at Ball State by appearing in 21 games on the mound, including 16 starts ... pitched eight complete games, including a pair of shutouts ... recorded a 3.08 earned-run average over 97.2 innings of work ... posted a 9-8 record ... struck out 76 batters while surrendering just 20 walks ... her first complete game shutout came in a 7.0 inning contest versus Temple (March 13) in which she fell a first inning single shy of a perfect game ... her second complete game shutout came in the nightcap of a doubleheader at Akron (May 7) in which she limited the Zips to four hits over 7.0 innings ... posted a season-high 10 strikeouts in a complete game victory at Dayton (March 24) ... logged her first career save after 0.2 innings of work versus Rutgers (March 6) ... earned her first collegiate victory in 5.2 innings of work against Austin Peay (Feb. 27).
HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Gordon Wood at Tecumseh ... led the Braves to the 2009 Indiana Class A State Championship as a senior ... surrendered only one earned run in 55 innings pitched during the team's run through the sectionals, regionals and state tournament ... in Tecumseh's state tournament semifinal win over Whiting, she struck out a tournament-record 38 batters in a thrilling 3-1, 17-inning victory ... 2009 Indiana Class A Mental Attitude Award Winner ... named Tecumseh's Most Valuable Player her senior year ... three-time first team all-state and first team all-conference selection, while also earning all-area accolades three times ... helped the Braves finish as state runner-ups in 2007 and 2008 ... threw eight perfect games, 23 no-hitters and 20 one-hitters over her high school career ... one of only two players in IHSAA history to record two no-hitters in state tournament competition (quarterfinals, semifinals and championship games included) ... currently the last player to record a no-hitter in IHSAA Tournament history ... finished her career as the IHSAA's all-time strikeouts leader ... recorded a combined 0.35 earned-run average over her junior and senior years ... graduated with a 4.0 grade-point average and was the valedictorian of her class ... National Honor Society Vice President.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Michael and Barbara Sanders ... has one sister, Devan ... born Nov. 3, 1990, in Evansville, Ind. ... full name is Audra Michelle Sanders ... majoring in pre-medicine and plans to attend medical school upon graduation... maintains a 3.669 grade-point average.