Indiana softball's Brooke Boetjer introduces her new weekly segment, Quick Pitch, where she will take viewers behind the scenes throughout the 2014 season. In the inaugural episode, Brooke goes to the 2014 Promotional Photo shoot, attends an IU men's basketball game, and shows off her surprise gift for head coach Michelle Gardner.
SOPHOMORESEASON (2014) Made 40 appearances in 2014, starting 12 games and garnering a 4-6 record with a 4.02 ERA ... her 40 appearance tied for second in the Big Ten ... recorded two saves, tied for sixth in the conference ... led the Big Ten in games finished (26) and games in relief (28) ... allowed 79 runs and 126 hits in 108 innings pitched ... threw 89 strikeouts ... fanned a career-high nine batters and allowed just one hit in 4.2 scoreless innings against UT-Martin on Feb. 15 ... recorded a hit on Valparaiso on March 1
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013) Appeared in 19 games, and started in 16 as designated player...Tossed 82.0 innings in the circle and posted a 1-6 record in seven starts and 28 appearances...Racked up 56 strikeouts and walked 32...Recorded a pair of saves in solid relief efforts against Penn State...Led the Big Ten conference in games finished (20) and games in relief (21)...Fanned a career-best eight batters in her first career win over Alabama and matched that effort with eight strikeouts against Minnesota...Drove in a pair of runs against Indiana State on a single up the middle...Went 2-for-3 against Purdue with a double and a single...Was 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and two RBI at Illinois.
Prep/Personal Played for head coach Chris Jones at South Putnam (Ind.) High School ... received Indiana Miss Softball award as a senior ... named 2012 Gatorade Indiana Softball Player of the Year ... a three-time recipient of Greencastle's Banner Graphic Player of the Year award ... was a two-time IHSAA all-state player ... received all-conference accolades all four years ... led South Putnam to four consecutive conference titles ... led South Putnam to its first-ever 2A Girls State Championship as a junior and followed it up with another state title as a senior ... for her career, was 72-4 in the circle with a ERA of 0.39 ... pitched a complete game in the title game against Adams Central as a senior, allowing one run on five hits and nine strikeouts and also added two hits and a RBI in 2012 ... went 22-0 in the circle during her senior year with an ERA of 0.15 and 168 strikeouts in 137 innings of work ... showed her prowess at the plate by hitting .547 with five home runs and 41 RBI on the year ... hit .474 as a junior with six home runs ... also drove in 26 and collected 10 doubles ... as a pitcher, she was 21-1 and registered 184 strikeouts on her way to 0.45 ERA ... as a sophomore, she posted 149 strikeouts and had an ERA of 0.60 ... also hit .444 with 26 RBI ... had five triples and eight doubles ... came in as a freshman and went 12-1 and had an ERA of 0.39 ... posted five doubles, four home runs and 25 RBI at the plate ... played travel ball for head coach Troy Werner and the Indiana Shockwaves along with Kelsey Dotson and Lexi Reese ... won three consecutive ASA state titles ... has claimed thee top 10 finishes at USA/ASA Nationals ... has also earned varsity letters in volleyball, basketball and swimming ... is the daughter of Douglas and Michelle Boetjer ... has two siblings, Coledon and Oceaia.