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:
4th 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
  • Agreed to a one-year extension with the Bandits on September 26, 2017.
PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Enjoyed an impressive 2017 campaign which saw her bat .263 with three home runs and 17 RBI.
  • Batted .281 with three home runs and 21 RBI during her second season in Chicago.
  • Showcased her versatility in the field, sporting a .974 fielding percentage across three different positions in 2016 - first base, third base and right field.
  • Hit at a .378 clip over the final 27 games of the 2016 regular season, including nine multi-hit efforts.
  • Launched a walk-off two-run home run in the Bandits' 2016 home finale, a 12-inning thriller against the USSSA Pride.
  • Had the game-winning RBI, the first of her career, in her debut against the Akron Racers on June 4, 2015.
  • Finished her rookie season with a .258 average at the plate to go along with three home runs and 14 RBI.
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: 
  • Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts? "Starbucks."
  • Go-to karaoke song: "Hold On by Wilson Phillips."
  • Actress to play you in a movie: "Jennifer Lawrence."
  • Favorite part of being a Bandit: "Family atmosphere."

STATS

Hitting Stats »

Year League Club AB H AVG SLG OB% R 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2017 NPF Bandits 99 26 0.263 0.394 0.365 16 4 0 3 17 13 14 1
2016 NPF Bandits 114 32 0.281 0.412 0.369 13 6 0 3 21 11 7 2
2015 NPF Bandits 97 25 0.258 0.381 0.321 11 3 0 3 14 4 15 2