Megan Blank

Position: 1B | Number: 21
Bats: Left | Throws: Right
Daye of Birth: 07/07/1993 | Height: 5' 6"

Resides: Culver City, Calif.

Pro Experience:
3rd Season: CHI (2015-present)

College Experience:
Iowa

TRANSACTION HISTORY: 
  • Signed with the Bandits via open tryouts on May 25, 2015
  • Extended her contract with the Bandits through the 2016 season on December 16, 2015
  • Re-signed for a third season in a Bandits uniform on January 31, 2017
2016 SEASON (CHI): 
  • Finished the season with a .285 batting average, going on a tear over the final two months of the season after her average dipped to .031 in late June.
  • Smacked three home runs during her second year in the NPF, also recording a career-high 23 RBI.
  • Launched a walk-off two-run homer in the Bandits' home finale, a 12-inning thriller against the USSSA Pride.
  • Boasted a .973 fielding percentage in 220 opportunities at three different positions - first base, third base, right field.
2015 SEASON (CHI): 
  • Had the game-winning RBI, the first of her career, in her debut against the Akron Racers on June 4, 2015
  • Smacked her first career home run, a three-run shot to left, against the Dallas Charge on July 10, 2015
  • Had a perfect 3-for-3 day at the plate with an RBI and three runs scored in a 10-0 win for the Bandits over the Charge on July 23, 2015
  • Finished her rookie season with a .258 clip at the plate to go along with three home runs and 14 RBI
  • Spent time at numerous positions throughout the season, including designated player, first base and right field
COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS (UNIVERSITY OF IOWA): 
  • 4x All-Big Ten First Team selection
  • 2x All-Big Ten Defensive Team honoree
  • Broke or tied school records for single-season batting average (.442), career batting average (.410), career doubles (63), doubles in a season (20) and doubles in a game (3)
  • Owns a top 10 mark in program history in 12 statistical categories
  • Named a Third Team All-American by College Sports Madness in 2013
PERSONAL: 
  • Daughter of James and Marcia Blank
  • Has one older brother, JD
  • Majored in sport management with a minor in psychology and sports studies

STATS

Hitting Stats »

Year League Club AB H AVG SLG OB% R 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2016 NPF Bandits 114 32 .281 .412 .369 13 6 0 3 21 11 7 2
2015 NPF Bandits 97 25 .258 .381 .321 11 3 0 3 14 4 15 2