Fern played a key role in helping the Blugolds on their Spring Break trip to Florida for the NTC Spring Games. Starting eight games, she led the Blugolds with a slugging percentage of .706 and recorded five RBI. Fern also had a team-best two home runs in 17 at-bats, both of which came against Bethel University (Minn.), a game the Blugolds won 8-2. For the week she scored two runs and had five hits for a .294 batting average. On defense, she accumulated 55 putouts and had no errors.