The Golden Grizzlies had 122 student-athletes named to the list.
The Golden Grizzlies wrapped up their first season in the Horizon League
The senior gained this award in addition to first team all-league status.
Waalkes was named to the All-Freshman team.
OU ended the spring 16-23, 5-9 HL in its first season in the Horizon League
Erika Polidori discusses being on the Canadian National Softball Team, and the Fall Schedule for the Oakland Golden Grizzlies.
Oakland hosted UIC for its last games of the regular season on May 4.
Oakland hosted the first of three games with UIC on May 3
Oakland hosted Toledo in a mid-week non-league contest on April 23.
Oakland dropped both games of a doubleheader at Central Michigan on April 9.
Oakland split a pair of games in the USF Under Armour Invitational on March 1.
▪ Played in 39 games with 38 starts
▪ Earned preseason CollegeSportsMadness.com first team honors
▪ Was named to the All-Horizon League First Team
▪ Selected as a nominee for the Senior CLASS award
▪ Garned league weekly honors on Feb. 10.
▪ Led the team in hits (41), runs (27), doubles (12) and home runs (5)
▪ Stole a team-high 15 bases in 17 attempts
▪ Was second on the team in batting average with .333
▪ Placed herself in high rankings in Oakland's record books in numerous categories over her impressive career
▪ Was 4-for-4 against Youngstown State a double and 3 RBI (Apr. 26)
▪ Followed up with a 2-for-2 performance the next day against YSU with 5 RBI and a home run
▪ Had multiple hits in 11 contests
▪ Earned Academic All-Summit League honors
▪ Named CollegeSportsMadness.com All-Summit League Second Team
▪ Started all 31 games
▪ Led the team in batting average (.306), hits (30), runs (16), RBIs (12), on-base percentage (.387) and slugging percentage (.459)
▪ Had three hits including a home run and score three runs against Presbyterian (Feb. 16)
▪ Hit a three-run home run against Florida A&M (Feb. 21)
▪ Went 2-for-5 with two extra-base hits, two RBIs and two runs scored at Toledo (Apr. 9)
▪ Drove in two runs and score a run against Toledo (Apr. 23)
▪ All-Summit League first team selection
▪ Started and played in 40 games on the season
▪ Led team with a .379 average, hits (44), runs (23) and stolen bases (17)
▪ Went 2-for-4 with a home run against Longwood (Feb. 24)
▪ Had two hits including a home run and scored twice at IPFW (March 16)
▪ Drove in two runs on two hits against Eastern Michigan (March 28)
▪ Hit two doubles with an RBI against Western Illinois (April 1)
▪ Finished 4-for-4 with three extra-base hits and scored three runs against South Dakota State (April 13)
▪ Ended season with 14 multi-hit games
▪ All-Summit League second team selection
▪ Saw action in 44 games, starting all but one game
▪ Had 10 doubles, two triples and four home runs, scored 32 runs, drove in 21 runs, stole 11 bases and batted .326
▪ Her 32 runs scored was second best in single-season OU history
▪ Was 3-for-4, scored two runs, drove in three runs and had an inside-the-park home run versus South Carolina State (Feb. 22)
▪ Had 11 multi-hit games
▪ Recorded a 13-game hitting streak, second longest in OU history
▪ Had just two errors in her last 96 chances
▪ Drove in four runs versus Southern Utah (April 16) and Michigan State (April 27)
▪ Lettered in softball for coach Melanie Malecki
▪ Also lettered in basketball, volleyball, track, rugby and soccer
▪ Girl Athlete of the Year
▪ Brantford Bobcats (2002-present)
▪ Four Provincial and two national championships
▪ Honor Roll
▪ Athletic Society
Most Memorable Athletic Achievement
▪ Hitting .647 with seven stolen bases in the playoff round of the Canadian Nationals
Parents: Cheryl and Ron Polidori
Siblings: Andrea, Lucas