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    Anna Edwards
    Anna Edwards

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    La Cañada, Calif.

    High School:
    La Cañada

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    IF/C

    B/T:
    R/R



    2014: Started every game at shortstop ... Was 2-for-5 with two RBIs and a double against George Washington (2/15) ... Went 0-2 but scored twice in a run-rule victory against Penn State (2/16) ... Jacked a three-run home run in the fifth inning of a tie game against No. 3 Washington that proved to be the game-winning hit in a 4-2 NU victory (2/21) ... Drove in a pair against LIU Brooklyn (2/22) ... Was 2-for-2 with two runs, a double, a hit by pitch and what proved to be the game-winning solo home run in the sixth inning of a 4-3 win over Kansas (3/7) ... Reached base three times on two hits and a walk against Western Michigan (3/8) ... Didn't record a hit, but scored twice in a run-rule win over No. 19 Nebraska (3/28) ... Finished 2-for-2 with an RBI and a double versus the Cornhuskers (3/30) ... Walked three times and scored in a run in a 6-4 win at Iowa (4/5) ... Finished 2-for-4 with three RBIs in a win at No. 14 Minneota (4/11) ... Was not retired through the first two games of NU's sweep over Indiana ... First had a career-best three hits including a home run and scored twice in a run-rule victory (4/18) ... In game two, was 1-for-1 with a double, two walks, an RBI and a run (4/19) ... Had a home run and a sacrifice fly for a two RBI game at Ohio State (4/27) ... Drove in four runs and collected a pair of doubles in a series sweep of Michigan State (5/2-5/4) ... Was 2-for-4 with a run in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals against Wisconsin ... Finished 2-for-4 with two runs scored and four RBIs including a three-run home run in an NCAA Tournament elimination game against Iona (5/16).

    2013: Started every game at shortstop ... All-Big Ten second-team selection ... Batted .375 with 28 RBIs over Northwestern's final 27 games ... Hit .471 at the Kajikawa Classic and started the season with an eight-game hitting streak overall ... Went 2-for-3 against both No. 13 Arizona and San Diego State on Opening Day (2/8) ... Finished 2-for-4 with two RBIs, a double and a triple versus No. 2 Oklahoma (2/10) ... Went 2-for-4 with a triple, a home run and three RBIs against Middle Tennessee State (2/15) ... Clubbed a three-run home run later than night at No. 13 Georgia ... Went 2-for-3 with a double in a win over No. 4 Tennessee (2/22) ... Scored a pair of runs versus Loyola Marymount (2/23) ... Went 2-for-3 with a steal and a run against Saint Joseph's (3/8) before finishing 2-for-3 with a solo home run later that night against Boston ... Batted .555 (5-for-9) with five RBIs, a home run and a double in NU's series against Minnesota ... Was a perfect 3-for-3 with a career-best three hits and a career-best three runs scored, two RBIs and a home run in game one (3/29) ... Doubled and drove in two in game two of that series (3/30) ... Went a perfect 2-for-2 with a double, a home run, an RBI and two runs in a run-rule win over Illinois (4/6) ... Drove in three during a 2-for-3 performance against Notre Dame (4/9) ... Hit .600 in NU's series against Iowa, beginning with a 2-for-3 performance with a double and a walk (4/12) ... Following that up with a career day on April 13, homering twice as part of a 3-for-5 outing with a career-best six RBIs and three runs scored ... Finished the series with a 1-for-2 effort, driving in a run, scoring once and being hit by a pitch (4/14) ... Concluded a series sweep at Penn State by driving in both runs with a 2-for-3 performance in a 2-1 NU win (4/21) ... Singled, hit by a pitch and scored twice in a win over Purdue (4/26) ... Drove in a pair in NU's series finale against Purdue (4/28) ... Finished 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI in a 4-2 win against regional rival DePaul (4/30) ... Slugged a solo home run in a win over Indiana during the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament (5/9).

    2012: Started 57 times at second base while appearing in all of Northwestern's games ... Debuted with a 1-for-3 performance, driving in a run and scoring against Texas Tech (2/10) ... Hit her first-career home run with a solo shot at No. 1 Arizona State (2/10) ... Went 3-for-4 with a run against Louisiana Tech (2/17) ... Hit a solo home run and scored twice in a win over No. 11 Missouri (3/26) ... Doubled home a pair of runs against Oregon State (3/2) ... Finished 1-for-2 with a run, a walk and a steal in a win over Southern Miss (3/4) ... Went 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI in a win against Fairfield (3/16) ... Also was 2-for-3 later that day against No. 24 South Florida (3/16) ... Went 1-for-2 with an RBI, a run and two walks in a contest at Nebraska (3/24) ... Finished a doubleheader at Indiana 3-for-6 with two doubles and a home run, driving in three and scoring twice (4/22) ... Clubbed a two-run home run at Northern Illinois (4/25) ... Singled, scored and drove in a run in a win over Ohio State (4/29) ... Drove in one run and scored once in each of NU's three wins over Illinois (5/11-5/12) ... Hit a game-tying, solo home run in the first game, a double in the second and her first-career triple in the third contest to earn Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors (5/14).

    High School: Three-time All-Rio Hondo League first-team choice ... Two-time All-San Gabriel Valley first-team selection ... As a junior in 2010, batted .590 with a .654 on-base percentage and a 1.034 slugging percentage ... Named Rio Hondo League MVP, All-Los Angeles County Area first team, CIF Southern Section Division 5 first team and all-state medium school first team as a junior ... Owned the highest batting average of anyone on the 2010 All-Los Angeles Country Area first team ... High school won the Rio Hondo League championship in both 2009 and 2010 and were CIF-SS semifinalists in 2010 ... Academic Team honorable mention and Academic Emblem recipient ... National Society of High School Scholars ... Plays club with the San Gabriel Valley Velocity, serving as team captain ... Club team assistant coach is three-time Northwestern All-American Garland Cooper ... Club squads she has played on finished ninth at Nationals in 2009 and third at Premier 2010.

    Personal: Born Anna Jane Edwards ... Daughter of Craig and Jane Edwards ... Attended the same high school as Northwestern men's golf 2010 Big Ten champion David Lipsky ... Chose Northwestern over Michigan and Cal Poly-SLO ... Major is undeclared.

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    GET TO KNOW EDWARDS

    NU athlete - Tammy Williams
    Fav athlete - Derek Jeter
    Fav food - Yogurt
    Fav song - Your Love by Nicki Minaj
    Nickname - Sev
    Fav Reality Show - Biggest Loser
    Fav Actor - Denzel Washington/Jennifer Aniston
    Super Power - Flying
    Fav Movie - Good Will Hunting
    Three people - my three best friends Sierra, Olivia, and my sister, Megan
    Fav Pro Sports Team - Lakers
    Fav TV shows - Project Runway/Jersey Shore
    When i was little i wanted to be - an actress
    Secret talent - singing
    Pre game ritual - hair spray
    Any other sport at nu - volleyball
    An artist that no one would believe is on my ipod - Dixie chicks
    Favorite midnight snack - cereal
    One meal for the rest of my life - grilled cheese
    Fav class at nu - math
    After i graduate i want to be a - coach/trainer
    Fav holiday tradition - baking cookies with my sister
    Something on your bucket list - going to the world series
    Aplace i would love to visit - caribbean islands
    Facebook or twitter - facebook!!
    Any character from tv show/movie - Detective Olivia Benson: SVU
    Best thing about nu - my team
    Fav nusb memory - first day of practice
    Amazing race - olivia duehr
    Funniest person - caryl drohan
    Best dancer - marisa bast
    Minute to win it - adrienne monka
    Cash cab - sheiki