Nikki Chandler

Nikki Chandler

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Langham Creek HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
IF

Experience:
3V

Bat/Throw:
R/R

06/05/2012

Five Beavers Earn Pac-12 All-Academic Softball Team

Five Beavers Earn Pac-12 All-Academic Softball Team

05/15/2012

The Return: Softball Preps For 10th NCAA Postseason Appearance

The Return: Softball Preps For 10th NCAA Postseason Appearance

05/08/2012

Softball Finishes Pac-12 Slate At Arizona; Closes In On Regional Berth

Softball Finishes Pac-12 Slate At Arizona; Closes In On Regional Berth

05/06/2012

Valiant Softball Effort Vs. Nation's #1 Comes Up Short On Senior Day

Valiant Softball Effort Vs. Nation's #1 Comes Up Short On Senior Day

05/05/2012

Demore Solid & Hall Sets Mark In Beavers' Loss To No. 1 Cal

Demore Solid & Hall Sets Mark In Beavers' Loss To No. 1 Cal

OREGON STATE
Career:
Made 155 starts and 188 total appearances ... Finished with 39 hits, 36 runs scored and 18 RBI ... Drew 32 walks and was a perfect 5-for-5 in stolen bases ... Named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention as a senior (2012) and Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention as a sophomore (2010) ... Earned Pac-10 All-Freshman Honorable Mention honors in 2009.

2012 (Senior): Played in 33 games, starting one ... Named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Scored six runs, drove in two, walked three times and stole two bases ... Registered seven putouts and 21 assists at third base ... Made an appearance at third base in every game of the NCAA Regional in Norman, Okla., notching one assist in the finale against No. 4 Oklahoma ... Scored a run against No. 1 California on 5/5 ... Came on as a defensive replacement in both of OSU's wins over No. 9 Washington, scoring a run on 4/20 ... Scored once in the Beavers' 7-5 upset of No. 14 UCLA on 4/1 ... Scored one run and drove in another at the Long Beach State Invitational ... Drove in her first run of the season with a bases loaded walk against Maine on 2/27 (W, 13-0) ... Had her first at-bat of the season against San Diego on 2/18, scoring a run and stealing her first base of the season ... Scored one of Oregon State's 16 runs in a victory over Idaho State (2/9).

2011 (Junior): Started 45 games at shortstop, posting a .239 average with 21 hits, eight runs and nine RBI ... Laid down seven sacrifice bunts and had one sacrifice fly to total eight sacrifice hits, which led the team ... Was 2-for-3 on opening day with two RBI against Appalachian State at the Kajikawa Classic, an 8-0 win ... Posted the same exact numbers on Feb. 26 against Northwestern ... Ripped two hits and had one RBI in a March 11 game versus Seattle in the Husky Softball Classic ... Notched her last multi-hit game of the year on April 14 in a matchup with Santa Clara ... Posted a .945 fielding percentage, coming in second on the team in assists (92) and registering 46 putouts in 146 chances ... Helped the team turn four double plays.

2010 (Sophomore): Appeared in 55 games, starting 54 at shortstop ... Named to the Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention squad ... Batted .136 with 12 runs and two RBI in only 44 at bats ... Belted the game-winning two-run walk off shot against UC Davis (March 5) at the CSUF DeMarini Invitational, scoring the go-ahead run on a 1-for-3 performance with a walk ... Tallied six sacrifice hits and two walks, adding a hit by pitch ... Helped turn eight double plays ... Posted a .939 fielding percentage with 76 putouts and 140 assists.

2009 (Freshman): Appeared and started in all 55 games at shortstop ... Earned Pac-10 All-Freshman Honorable Mention honors ... Hit .136 with 10 runs and five RBI ... Hit her first career home run against Seattle (March 25) ... Strung together a three-game hitting streak, including the home run game and a RBI-double at No. 11 Arizona (March 27) ... Ripped a triple against Tennessee Tech (Feb. 19) down the left field line at the Cathedral City Classic ... Walked 18 times and hit by pitch once ... Led the team with 11 sacrifice hits ... Stole one base on one attempt ... Tallied 107 putouts and 124 assists with a .931 fielding percentage ... Helped turn 11 double plays.

LANGHAM CREEK HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four seasons in softball at shortstop for head coach Michele Biffle ... Earned all-district honors each year, named district's most valuable player senior season ... Two-time team MVP ... Received offensive player of the year, rookie of the year and All-Greater Houston honors ... Named to distinguished honor roll.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Ronald and Priscilla Chandler ... Has one older brother, Wes ... Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science ... Former prep teammates Leslie LeJune plays softball at Southern Mississippi University and Jamie Elaazami plays softball at Wagner... Chose Oregon State "because it's a great university and Corvallis is a great college town."

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