2014 (Junior): Did not see any game action during her first season on the UW roster.
Wenatchee Valley College: Transferred to Washington after playing her freshman and sophomore seasons at Wenatchee Valley College in Wenatchee, Wash. ... two-time All-American pitcher ... two-time NWAACC Eastern Region Most Valuable Pitcher of the Year ... 2013 NWAACC Eastern Region Most Valuable Player of the Year ... 2013 NWAACC/Baden Sports Player of the Year (Softball) ... led Wenatchee Valley to the 2013 NWAACC championship, posting a record of 26-0 with a 0.95 ERA and 284 strikeouts over 162 innings in 26 starts, also hit .362 at the plate with 34 RBI.
High School: Attended Cle Elum-Roslyn High School in Cle Elum, Wash. ... graduated in 2011 with a 3.8 GPA ... lettered all four years, including three years as captain ... four-time all-league selection, including MVP honors her junior year ... two-time all-state selection ... also lettered 4 years in basketball and three years in volleyball.
Club: Played for the Ellensburg Cyclones (Ellensburg, Wash.), coached by Eric Taylor, from 2005-2007 ... played for the Speed (Tacoma, Wash.) from 2008-2010 ... played for the Northwest Wildcats (Puyallup, Wash.) from 2010-2011.
Personal: Born in Ellensburg, Wash. ... daughter of Robert and Tami Bator ... has one older sister, Alisha ... majoring in sociology.
Bator on why she chose Washington: “When Coach Tarr called me, I came up on a visit, and I just knew it was opportunity that I couldn’t turn down, because it’s obviously every girl’s dream to play D-1 softball.”
Bator on playing for Coach Tarr: “She just gets down to business and knows what she wants and knows what she wants us to do. It’s just really all about team and family.