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#28 Rebekah Schmidt
Position: Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cottage Grove, Minn.
High School: New Life Academy
Major: Marketing
Experience: 3 Letters
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Senior Year (2015): Named MVC Pitcher of the Year ... selected to the All-MVC First Team ... garnered NFCA Midwest All-Region Third Team honors ...  went 19-14 with a 2.48 ERA along with team-leading 198 strikeouts ... three-time MVC Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 9, April 6, April 13) ... also hit very well with a .310 batting average to go with seven home runs, 12 doubles and 30 RBI ... ends her career in the top-five of many all-time pitching statistics, including appearances (164, 1st), career wins (56, 3rd), innings pitched (719.0, 3rd) and strikeouts (644, 5th) ... smashed second career grand slam against Illinois State in game two on May 2 ... also struck out 11 Redbirds on May 2 in first game of doubleheader ... led team in on-base percentage at .429.

Junior Year (2014): Made 49 apperances ... named to the All-MVC Second Team for second consecutive season ... went 16-11 with a team-low 3.41 earned run average along with 144 strikeouts ... tossed 9.2 innings in relief in 2-1 win in 12 inning over Indiana State on April 27 ... batted .250 with six doubles, six home runs and 21 runs batted in ... blasted her first career grand slam against Bradley in game two on May 3.  

Sophomore Year (2013): Made 44 appearances with three starts in the circle ... named to the All-MVC Second Team ... selected all-MVC Scholar-Athlete honorable mention ... tallied a 12-11 record with a 2.27 earned run average in 157.1 innings pitched ... struck out 148 hitters ... tossed five innings and allowed two runs with 11 strikeouts against No. 2 Florida on March 2 ... blasted her first home run of the year against Florida ... struck out nine straight Gators at one point ... named MVC Pitcher of the Week on March 4 ... had two nine strikeout games, against Tennessee-Martin on Feb. 24 and against Evansville in the MVC semifinal on May 10 ... went 2-for-3 with five RBI against Mount St. Mary's.

Freshman Year (2012): Made 43 appearances and started nine games  in the circle ... compiled a 9-8 record with a 2.88 ERA in 145.2 innings pitched ... struck out 154 hitters ... struck out 10 against Green Bay on Feb. 11 and struck out nine Evansville hitters in back-to-back games on April 28 & 29 ... recorded 10 saves, which led the MVC and ranked second in the entire country ... finished 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBI against Wichita State on May 5 in game two of the doubleheader ...only Bulldog to have a multi home run game and they were her first two career home runs... tied for second in apperances in the MVC, first in games finished, third in opponent batting average (.209), seventh in strikeouts and ninth in ERA ... Rebekah and Jordan Gronewold were the only Bulldogs to pitch in 2012.

Prep: Multi-sport star at New Life Academy ... led New Life Academy to four-straight Minnesota Class 1A state championships, earning all-State Tournament team accolades during each trip ... was a four-time All-Minnesota Christian Athletic Association selection ... also starred in basketball, scoring over 1,500 career points during her career, including 537 as a senior ... high school basketball teammate of Drake women's basketball player Cara Lutes.

Personal: Named to the 2013-14 and 2012-13 MVC honor rolls ... honored with the 2011-12 MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award ... daughter of Tom and Julie Schmidt ...  one sister, Danielle, who pitched at Wheaton (Ill.) College ... born August, 1992 in St. Paul, Minn.

SCHMIDT CAREER STATS

Year

Avg

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

HBP

SO

SB-Att

2012

.244

44-9

41

5

10

1

0

2

7

6

0

16

0-0

2013

.200

38-5

60

6

12

3

0

3

8

6

4

20

0-0

2014

.250

37-30

96

9

24

6

0

6

21

7

3

29

0-0

2015

.310

49-49

126

12

39

12

0

7

30

21

6

20

0-0

Total

.263

168-93

323

32

85

22

0

18

66

40

13

75

0-0


Year

ERA

W-L

APP

GS

CG

SH

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2012

2.88

9-8

43

9

7

0

10

145.2

111

68

60

92

154

2013

2.27

12-11

44

3

0

0

8

157.1

126

82

51

65

148

2014

3.41

16-11

49

11

6

0

1

217.1

221

134

106

73

144

2015

2.48

19-14

38

30

21

9

0

200.0

188

92

71

54

198

Total

2.80

56-44

164

53

34

9

19

720.1

546

376

288

284

644