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Erika Polidori
Erika  Polidori

Hometown:
Brantford, Ontario, Canada

High School:
St. John's College

Height:
5-4

Position:
C/OF

Major:
Nursing (Direct Admit)


06/03/2014

OAKLAND LEADS LEAGUE IN HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS FOR SECOND SEMESTER

The Golden Grizzlies had 122 student-athletes named to the list.

05/23/2014

OAKLAND SOFTBALL 2014 REVIEW

The Golden Grizzlies wrapped up their first season in the Horizon League

05/08/2014

POLIDORI EARNS COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS HORIZON ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS

The senior gained this award in addition to first team all-league status.

05/07/2014

POLIDORI NAMED TO FIRST TEAM ALL-HORIZON LEAGUE

Waalkes was named to the All-Freshman team.

05/04/2014

GOLDEN GRIZZLIES SPLIT A PAIR WITH UIC IN SEASON FINALE

OU ended the spring 16-23, 5-9 HL in its first season in the Horizon League

09/29/2013

Grizz Vision with Erika Polidori

Erika Polidori discusses being on the Canadian National Softball Team, and the Fall Schedule for the Oakland Golden Grizzlies.

05/04/2014

Oakland vs. UIC

Oakland hosted UIC for its last games of the regular season on May 4.

05/03/2014

Oakland vs. UIC

Oakland hosted the first of three games with UIC on May 3

04/23/2014

Oakland vs. Toledo

Oakland hosted Toledo in a mid-week non-league contest on April 23.

04/09/2014

Oakland vs. Central Michigan

Oakland dropped both games of a doubleheader at Central Michigan on April 9.

03/01/2014

Oakland vs. Mount St. Mary's and Campbell

Oakland split a pair of games in the USF Under Armour Invitational on March 1.

Game-by-Game Stats | Career Stats

2014
▪ 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

2013
▪ 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)

2012
▪ 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

2011
▪ 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)

ACADEMIC HONORS:
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2013)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Spring 2014)

HIGH SCHOOL:

▪ Lettered in softball for coach Melanie Malecki
▪ Also lettered in basketball, volleyball, track, rugby and soccer
▪ Girl Athlete of the Year
▪ Honor Roll
▪ Athletic Society

Travel Ball
Brantford Bobcats (2002-present)
▪ Four Provincial and two national championships

Most Memorable Athletic Achievement
Hitting .647 with seven stolen bases in the playoff round of the Canadian Nationals

Personal
Parents: Cheryl and Ron Polidori
Siblings: Andrea, Lucas

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