The Gophers totaled 283 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.
Fourteen members of the Minnesota softball team were named academic all-conference honorees Thursday
Minnesota defeated Purdue by scores of 3-2 and 4-2 to cap its regular season.
Minnesota picked up its third-straight shutout of Iowa
2016 Game-by-Game Stats
2015 Game-by-Game Stats
2014 Game-by-Game Stats
2013 Game-by-Game Stats
2016 • SENIOR SEASON:
Started all 57 of the Gophers games in left field • was third on the team in batting average with a .351 adding eight doubles, a triple and four home runs • was 12-14 on stolen bases and had three sacrifice bunts • contributed two runs against Utah Valley • established an RBI against Long Beach State • recorded two hits against No. 19 Washington • in two games against Virginia Tech, added two runs and three hits • earned one hit against No.13/15 Florida State • hit a double and advanced to third on an error, later contributing a run against Mount St. Mary's • made a diving catch to get Minnesota out of the third inning, also added two runs and one hit in the win over No. 19 Arizona State • established two runs and one hit against Saint Francis • in two games and wins against Houston, contributed one run, two hits, one of them a double • earned two RBI in two at bats in win over Western Carolina • drilled three singles in first inning alone, recording two runs and RBI against Jacksonville • recorded two hits in win over No. 9 Georgia • scored only run in loss against Robert Morris • hit a triple, bringing in two runners, earned two runs herself in win over UMASS • helped her team to 8-0 win over LIU, stealing two bases and earning two runs • hit her first homerun and scored two more times in win over No. 13 Oklahoma • in three games against Purdue, accomplished one run, two hits and two RBI • recorded four runs, two hits and two RBI in two games against Northwestern • started in left field for all three games against Illinois, recording two runs, four hits and one RBI • started in left in the double header against Wisconsin, adding one hit and one RBI in the second game • started in left field in the series against Rutgers, establishing two runs, two hits and one RBI • started in left for both games against Nebraska, contributing two runs, hits and RBI • started in left for series against Maryland, adding two runs, two RBI and three hits • led the team with a .455 in the Big Ten Tournament with five singles while scoring three runs including the only two runs in the win against Illinois • hit .500 in the NCAA Tournament with six singles while coming acorss home plate for three runs.
2015 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Academic All-Big Ten and NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete • made 40 appearances with 37 starts, all of which came in right field • hit .151 on the season with a .308 on-base percentage, eight RBI, six steals on as many attempts, and a pair of home runs • scored two runs in a wins over Nebraska (M
2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Academic All-Big Ten and NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete • made 40 appearances with 37 starts, all of which came in right field • hit .151 on the season with a .308 on-base percentage, eight RBI, six steals on as many attempts, and a pair of home runs • scored two runs in a wins over Nebraska (March 23) and Northwestern (April 12) • had hits in three-straight games from Feb. 22 to March 2 • had five-game reached-base streaks from Feb. 7-15 and from Feb. 21 to March 2 • notched two hits in the Gophers' Big Ten quarterfinal round win against Purdue (May 9) • had three game-winning runs and her solo home run against Missouri State (March 7) proved to be the game-winner • drove in two runs and registered a triple against Hampton (Feb. 22).
2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Saw action in 49 games, starting 29, primarily in right field • batted .246 on the season, fourth-best on the team • belted seven home runs • had the team's third-best slugging percentage (.609) • drew 23 walks • 13-of-14 stealing bases • made her collegiate debut as a pinch runner against DePaul (Feb. 9) • went 2-for-3 with a HR, two runs and an RBI vs. Georgia Southern (March 16) • went 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBI at Northwestern (March 30) • in a doubleheader at Iowa State, hit 4-for-7 with two runs, a home run and four RBI (April 24) • also hit HRs against Northern Iowa (Feb. 16), Nebraska (April 16) and Ohio State (April 28).
A 2012 graduate of Nicollet High School • three-sport standout • three-time all-section and four-time all-conference honoree for softball • also named all-conference three times for volleyball and three times for basketball.
The daughter of Mike and Lana Wenner.
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