17 Morgan Kramerich
17 Morgan Kramerich
Height: 5-1
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Crest Hill, Ill.
High School: Lockport
Position: Outfield
Bats/Throws: L/R

High School: Received third-team all-area accolades in senior season at Lockport (Ill.) Township High . . . Prepped by Marissa Chovancec . . . Graduated in 2009 . . . A two-year varsity team starter . . . Batted .313 with 36 base hits, two doubles, 24 runs scored, 11 bases on balls, and stolen eight bases in final prep campaign . . . Hit for a .391 average as a junior with 22 hits in 67 official plate appearances, which included three doubles and triples apiece . . . Chalked up 31 RBIs, 24 runs scored, seven stolen bases in as many attempts, a .463 slugging percentage, a .377 on-base percentage, and had an .826 fielding percentage in 2008 junior campaign as team posted a 28-6 overall record . . . Helped 2006 team register a 33-1 mark and a 29-5 record in her 2007 sophomore season . . . Participated in school's cheerleading team both her freshman and sophomore years . . . Member of seventh-grade basketball squad which advanced to the Sweet 16 state tournament for the first time in school history. 

Personal: Born in Joliet, Ill. . . . Daughter of Dan and Cynthia Kramerich . . . Has a younger brother . . . Enjoys sports . . . Majoring in elementary education.

On Deck With Kramerich:
The thing I like most about Ferris State Softball: we work hard
My advice to youngsters is: play the hardest and best you can and leave it all on the field
My favorite movie: A League Of Their Own
My worst fear: failure
My role model is: Ryan Theriot
I chose Ferris State because: I loved the environment and just felt it suited me
Favorite music group: Sugarland
My first softball memory is: playing catch with my mom
If I could change one thing about softball, I would: implement play review into the game
The motto I live by: Let the chips fall where they may
What has been the most thrilling moment of your life outside of sports?: White-water rafting
If I could meet anyone in history, it would be: Chris Farley
My pregame ritual is: just getting warmed up, mentally prepared for the game and checking out the other team