13 Madie Eckstrom  
Madie Eckstrom

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stillwater, Minn.

High School:
Stillwater HS

Position:
Infielder

Bats/Throws:
L/R


10/17/2014

Minnesota Sweeps Concordia-St. Paul

The Gophers defeated Concordia-St. Paul by scores of 10-0 and 13-0 in two run-rule decisions

09/05/2014

Gophers Hold 2014 Awards Banquet

Kaitlyn Richardson, Sara Moulton, Sara Groenewegen, and Erika Smyth won team awards Friday night

05/17/2014

Gophers Advance to Regional Championship

Minnesota downed North Dakota State, 4-1, in 10 innings

05/04/2014

Gophers End Regular Season With Win

Minnesota finished the regular season with a 7-2 win over Purdue Sunday

04/26/2014

Gophers Sweep Senior Day Twin Bill

Minnesota run-ruled Penn State by 9-0 and 16-2 scores in its final pair of conference home games

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2014 JUNIOR SEASON:
Appeared in 20 games with seven starts at the designated player position, hitting .345 with a .387 on-base percentage and a .586 slugging percentage • hit a pinch-hit home run March 7 at Oklahoma State • notched game-winning RBI against Northwestern (April 12) and Penn State (April 26) • reached base in three consecutive appearances from April 8-20 • had two hits in a win over Penn State (April 26) and in the Gophers' Minneapolis NCAA Regional championship win over Auburn (May 18).

2013 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Started in 25 games in 2013 as a junior • had a .136 batting average with a .329 on-base percentage •saw first season RBI against Georgia Southern (March 16) • first home run of the season versus Ohio State (April 4) • ended season with two stolen bases, one at Iowa (March 23) and one versus Wisconsin (April 7) • drew a walk against Wisconsin (April 7) to put runners at corners to help pull off a double steal and eventually shut out the Badgers • hit second double of the season against Wisconsin in second day of weekend play • hit a two-run double against Iowa (March 23).

2012 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Started all 53 games as the designated player • had a .262 batting average with a .381 on-base percentage • named Big Ten Freshman of the Week once (Feb. 27) • notched first career hit against CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 12) • belted first career home run versus Illinois State (Feb. 18) • began a seven-game hit streak against Iowa State (Feb. 19) • had a career day against Iowa State (Feb. 19) by going 2-for-4 with the two hits being homers and tallying four RBI • went 6-for-11 with four RBI at the Carolina Classic (Feb. 24-26) and was named to the All-Tournament Team • also received Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors on February 27 for her efforts at the Carolina Classic • snapped hitting streak against Ohio (Mar. 3) • started a season-long hit streak of eight games against Illinois (Mar. 24) • went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI in the series finale against Illinois (Mar. 24) • hit 4-for-10 with a double and two RBI during the Nebraska series (Mar. 31-Apr.1) • had hitting streak snapped against Green Bay (Apr. 11) • tallied a run and a RBI in the series opener against Northwestern (Apr. 14) without recording an official at bat, due to three walks • knocked in two runs on a homer in the second game of a doubleheader against North Dakota State (Apr. 18) • went a perfect 3-for-3 while scoring two runs and receiving one RBI in the series opener against Penn State (Apr. 28).

HIGH SCHOOL:

2011 graduate form Stillwater High School • two-time all-conference award winner (2009 and 2010) • voted Stillwater's most valuable player as a sophomore • led her high school team in home runs during junior year • five-time letter winner at Stillwater • coached by Bob Beedle • earned a roster spot on the Minnesota Sting Elite team.

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO OBP SF SH SB-ATT PO A FLD
2012 .262 53-53 141 14 37 3 0 4 23 52 .369 21 6 41 .381 0 1 0-0 0 0 .000
2013 .136 26-25 59 4 8 2 0 1 12 13 .220 13 5 23 .329 2 2 2-2 0 0 .000
2014 .345 20-7 29 3 10 4 0 1 10 17 .586 1 1 8 .387 0 0 0-0 0 0 .000
TOTAL .240 99-85 229 21 55 9 0 6 45 82 .358 35 12 72 .367 2 3 2-2 0 0 .000