Softball



    2 Emily Bergeson  
    Emily Bergeson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Cleveland, Ill.

    High School:
    Geneseo

    Last College:
    Bradley

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    Infield

    B-T:
    R-R


    SENIOR YEAR (2009)
    Played in 43 games in her final season as a Hoosier, starting 42 at shortstop ... was a Third Team All-Big Ten honoree ... led the team with a .311 batting average ... hit seven home runs to finish her career with 16, the ninth-most in Indiana history ... paced the team in RBI (23), doubles (7), runs scored (19) and walks (21) ... hit .327 in Big Ten play with four home runs and nine RBI ... started the season with a five-game hit streak, during which she hit .636 ... hit her first home run of the season against Cal State Fullerton (2/8) ... led Indiana to its first win of the season with a grand slam against UC Riverside (2/21) ... went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in both games against Wisconsin (3/28-29) ... crushed her fifth home run of the season and drew two walks against No. 8 Northwestern ... was 3-for-3 with her sixth home run and two RBI in game two against Tulsa (4/18) ... had a double and three RBI against Ball State (4/22) ... went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in the season finale against Purdue (5/9) ... finished her three-year career at Indiana with a .289 batting average.

    JUNIOR YEAR (2008)
    Led the team with a .308 batting average ... also tops on the team in home runs (8), RBI (27) and slugging percentage (.558) ... was among the Big Ten leaders with her .455 on-base percentage ... etched her name into the Indiana record books on April 26 against Illinois, when she went 3-for-4 with three home runs, becoming just the second player in Indiana softball history to hit three home runs in one game (Monica Armedarez - 4/24/1996 vs. Michigan State) ... she also tied the school record with four runs scored in the game against the Illini, the seventh time in IU history a player scored four runs in a game ... her six RBI in the game were the second most in a single game, one fewer than the number Armendarez had with her three home runs ... went 2-for-3 and scored two runs while hitting her fifth career home run and driving in two runs in the Hoosiers' 7-6 win over Tulsa (2/17) ... drilled her second home run of the year against Kentucky (3/2), a two-run shot that on a full-count pitch that gave IU a 5-4 lead at the time ... hit .429 with four doubles and five RBI at the Under Armour Invitational (3/7-9) in Clearwater, Fla. ... did not play against Drake or at the IU Classic due to a shoulder injury ... drilled a solo home run in the bottom of the first against No. 6 Michigan (3/28) in the home opener, her third home run of the season ... picked up a pair of hits in three at bats and scored a run in the first game of a doubleheader at Kentucky (4/1) ... in game two, she reached base in all six appearances at the plate, two via hits, one a home run, and four walks, while scoring three runs ... she became the third Hoosier to draw four walks in a game, the first since Michelle Venturella on May 5, 1995 against Iowa ... drove in the game-tying run in game one of a doubleheader at Wisconsin (4/6), which the Hoosiers would go on to win, 5-3, for their first conference win ... laced her fifth home run of the season, a solo shot, in the top of the sixth inning to ignite a rally from a 6-2 deficit in game two at Michigan State (4/20), a game the Hoosiers would go on to win by a score of 9-7.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2007)
    Played in 51 games at shortstop in her first season as a Hoosier, starting 50 ... hit .246 on the year, scoring 18 runs and driving in 19 ... had six doubles and a home run ... led the squad with 20 walks ... also led the team in sacrifice hits, with nine sac bunts and a sac fly ... had a hand in five of Indiana's 17 double plays turned ... registered eight multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games ... was 10-for-29 (.345) on the season with runners in scoring position ... knocked in three runs each against Missouri State (2/18) and Indiana State (4/10) ... went 1-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs and a home run against No. 19 Georgia Tech on March 8 ... hit .357 with 11 RBIs in Indiana's 17 spring break games ... batted .440 during the Hoosiers' nine-game win streak from March 10-17 ... was IU's top threat with the bases loaded, hitting .667 (4-for-6) with the bags full on the season.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (AT BRADLEY - 2006)
    Played her freshman season for Bradley, making 47 starts for the Braves ... batted .297, good for third on the team ... closed the season with the third-most hits on the team with 38, including three home runs ... also belted eight doubles and a triple ... had a .445 slugging percentage and led all regulars with a .412 on-base percentage ... led the team in walks with 24 ... scored 22 runs and recorded 17 RBIs ... went 4-for-6 in stolen base attempts.

    PREP/PERSONAL

    A three-time first team all-state selection for Geneseo High School ... holds the Geneseo record in five categories (home runs, RBIs, slugging percentage, doubles and fielding percentage) ... earned all-conference honors on three occasions ... owned a .520 batting average as a senior and a .516 mark as a junior ... named Geneseo High School's Female Athlete of the Year as a senior ... earned team's Player of the Year honors as a junior and senior ... led summer team to the state title four times and finished in the top 25 in the nation on four occasions ... a seven-time team MVP in summer ball ... earned top-player honors in the National Softball Association (NSA) Qualifier Tournament ... Born Emily A. Bergeson on July 20, 1987 ... daughter of Kevin and Pam Bergeson ... has two sisters, Molly and Maggie ... majoring in sport communication.

    Year GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB-A AVG.
    2006 47/47 128 22 38 8 1 3 17 24 4-6 .297
    2007 51/50 118 18 29 6 0 1 19 20 2-4 .246
    2008 48/48 120 27 37 6 0 8 27 34 1-2 .308
    2009 43/42 119 19 37 7 0 7 23 21 0-2 .311
    Total 142/140 357 64 103 19 0 16 69 9 3-8 .289

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