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#23 Brynne Dordel
Position: Pitcher
Bats: L
Throws: L
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chanhassen, Minn.
High School: Chaska
Experience: 3 Letters

Junior Year (2010): Logged 30 appearances, including a team-high 28 starts ... all-MVC second team honoree ... MVC Scholar-Athlete first team honoree ... CoSIDA ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VII second team selection ... named to MVC all-tournament team ... MVC Pitcher of the Week April 12 ... compiled a 15-10 record with a 1.87 earned run average - good for third in the conference ... ranked fifth in the Valley and seventh all-time at Drake with 196 strikeouts in 179.2 innings pitched ... held opponents to a conference-best .201 batting average ... named Prairie Farms/MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week April 14 ... tossed 18 complete games and ranked fourth in the conference with six shutouts.

Sophomore Year (2009): Started in 24 of 27 games played, compiling a 10-9 record with 140 strikeouts in 126.1 innings of work... named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete first team ... topped double-digits in the strikeout column twice, including a seven-inning, 10-strikeout shutout at Southern Illinois to open the conference season on March 14 ... started the season 5-0 through her first seven starts.

Freshman Year (2008): Named Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Year after posting a 19-13 record, while ranking third in MVC in earned run average (1.96) ... capped season by being named most valuable performer of the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament after propelling Drake to its first tournament championship since 1994 and earning victories in all three games ... ranked fourth in the league in strikeouts (222) and innings pitched (207.2) ... had 18 complete games and pitched seven shutouts (nationally ranked Michigan, George Mason, Arkansas, Missouri State, Iowa State, Bradley twice) ... held opponents to a .204 batting average which ranked third in MVC ... her 19 victories rank second on the Drake single-season chart ... also ranked second on school single-season strikeout list (222) and seventh in innings pitched (207.2) ... named MVC Player of the Week on March 31.

Prep: Led Chaska High to the 2007 Minnesota Class 3A state softball championship game, earning All-Tournament honors for the second straight year ... named the Minnesota Gatorade Player of the Year for 2007 while garnering All-State, Metro Player of the Year, All-Section and All-Conference honors ... holds state records for strikeouts in a game (44 K's in 22 innings) and strikeouts in the state tournament (49 K's in 3 games) ... named team MVP three times ... member of National Honor Society.

Other: Taught pitching technique to young softball players in the off-season ... was co-valedictorian of her high school class.

Personal: Accounting and Actuarial Science major ... recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship ... awarded the 2008-09 MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award ... daughter of AJ and Kathy Dordel ... born Brynne J. Dordel on Nov. 10, 1988 in Burnsville, Minn.