Unionville-Sebewaing | Pitcher/1B - Senior
A four-year starter, Bauer led USA to the Division 4 title last season. Her fastball tops out at 65 mph and she also throws a drop, change-up and a riser. In the 5-0 victory over Kalamazoo Christian in the state final Bauer allowed one hit, no walks and struck out 11. She has good power at the plate and batted .360 last season. Bauer signed with Stanford. “Nikki has been outstanding all four years,” coach Steve Bohn said. “She lost four games in her first three years but because she is who she is, I intentionally scheduled better competition this year. She beat the No. 1-ranked team (Macomb Dakota) in Division 1.” Through district play Bauer is 20-7 with a 0.33 ERA. In 141 innings Bauer has 188 strikeouts and walked 11. She has eight shutouts and three no-hitters. At the plate Bauer is batting .510 and has an on-base percentage of .590.