Katelyn Linford allowed just three hits in the first complete game win of her career.
SPARTAN NOTES: Completed her four-year career as a Spartan in 2015.
NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete
Second Team All-Mountain West
MW Player of the Week - April 21
2015: Started 42 games, the vast majority in centerfield, in 53 appearances...batted .359 (42-for-117) with 10 doubles and two home runs...scored 34 times and drove in 21, fourth and sixth highest on the team, respectively...slugged .496 and had an on-base percentage of .449...posted two six-game hitting streaks, the second included batting .750 (12-for-16) with 8 runs, seven RBIs, four doubles and a home run...among 11 multi-hit games, equaled her single-game high of three hits versus Illinois-Chicago (2/20) and Iowa (3/6)...enjoyed six multi-RBI games rapping out two doubles in each instance...10 doubles are a single-season high and had a single game-best two versus Utah State (4/19)...home runs came against Boise State (3/21) and at San Diego State (4/11)...stole a base in the season finale at New Mexico (5/9)...hit .462 leading off an inning, .429 with runners on third and less than two outs and was successful in advancing runners at a .525 clip......earned 16 base on balls...struck out just 10 times in 117 at bats.(Game-by-Game Stats)
2014: Made appearances in 52 of the Spartans 54 games...Started 37 games in the outfield, with an additional start each catching and at third base...Made 13 appearances pinch hitting, pinch running, in the infield and outfield...Batted .213 (29-for-136) with 26 runs scored and seven RBI...Season-high five-game hit streak from 2/22-3/1...Went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI in the second UNLV game (3/29)...Also 3-for-3 at Utah State (4/6), hitting three singles, driving in one runners and scoring one run...3-for-4 with a run against Arizona State (2/15)...Other multi-hit contest game against Creighton (2/6), 2-for-5 with a run scored...Two runs scored each against CSU Northridge (2/7) and San Diego State (5/3). (Game-by-Game Stats)
2013: Played in 52 games with 41 starts at either third base or in the outfield...Batted .240 with 29 hits, 15 runs scored and 12 RBI...Five doubles and two home runs...Drew five walks on the season...Stole a base against Utah State (3/22)...Six multi-hit games, with a season-best three hits at Sacramento State (3/27)...Drove in two runs in three games: against Fairfield (3/16), and in both games of the Sacramento State (3/26 & 3/27)...Went 5-for-7 in the two games with two runs, two doubles, a home run and four RBI...Scored two runs in the second Texas State game (4/26)...Was 2-for-3 with her first career home run against UCLA (2/16)....Two three-game hit streaks (March 26 to March 29 and April 13 to April 20).
2012: Played in 33 games, starting 14 at second or third base...Batted .200 with eight hits, nine runs scored and three RBI... Had two hits against UC Riverside (2/18) and Idaho State (2/19) and scored twice against Idaho State (2/19) and Southern Utah (3/2)... Four sacrifice bunts and two sacrifice flies...Walks came against Saint Mary's (3/9) and at Utah State (4/21)...Doubles versus CSU Bakersfield (2/25) and UC Santa Barbara (3/18).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Durango High School for head coach Toni Deltoro...Two-time first team All-Southwest League selection...Helped lead her team to back-to-back league championships...Hit .548 her senior year with six homers...Played club ball for Las Vegas Lil' Rebels Elite and head coach Jeff Kennedy.
NICOLE: Graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications studies...Likes camping, traveling and helping others...Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes...Nicole Marie Schultz was born on May 19, 1993, in Highland Park, Ill.