Columbia Softball BIO
  

2010: First team All-Ivy League selection ... set single-season Columbia records with .368 batting average, 37 runs scored and 79 total bases ... collected 57 hits, which tied for second in school history ... also drove in 29 runs, which tied for second all-time ... led Lions with 17 multi-hit games and nine mult-RBI contests ... also had team-best 10-game hitting streak (March 27-April 10) ... hit .528 (19-36) with 12 runs scored and 13 RBIs during stretch ... went 4-for-5 with two home runs and three RBIs in opening game against Princeton ... second home run against Tigers gave Columbia a dramatic walk-off win in ninth inning ... had three hits in five different games, including 3-for-3 with two runs and 3 RBIs against Iona ... closed season with five-game hitting streak ... went 8-for-14 with two doubles, four runs scored and three RBIs in season-ending series with Penn.

2009: Started all 50 games as a freshman ... recorded her first collegiate hit against Florida Atlantic ... hit a staggering .450 during a seven-game hitting streak with three RBI, two doubles, and nine hits ... spent majority of her time behind the plate ... threw out 19 runners at second base ... boasted a .987 fielding percentage ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI in a 6-5 victory over Brown ... cracked her first collegiate triple against Harvard ... also had six extra-base hits on the season 

Stone Bridge High: Four-year letterwinner ... two-year captain ... named first team All-Met by the Washington Post ... first team all-state ... two-time team MVP ... two-time first team All-Northern Region selection ... region and district player of the year as a senior ... batted .506 as a senior with 10 home runs ... high school team was three-time district champions ... played club ball with Ashburn, Va. Shooting Stars.

Personal: Astronomy major ... works as a camp counselor during summers ... National Honor Society member ... daughter of Laurie and John Lechler ... father played baseball at the University of West Alabama ... brother, Thomas, earned a varsity letter in baseball as a freshman at Briarwoods High School ... b. January 7, 1990 in Leesburg, Va.

Year AVG G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HP SO OB% SF SH SB-ATT
2009 .241 50-50 145 16 35 5 1 0 9 42 .290 11 0 32 .293 1 2 0-1
2010 .368 47-46 155 37 57 8 1 4 29 79 .510 4 0 22 .384 0 0 3-3
Total .305 97-96 300 53 92 13 2 4 38 121 .356 15 0 54 .336 1 2 3-4
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