Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#4 - Hayley Bridwell
2010-11 Softball
POS.
OF
B/T
L/R
HT.
5'7"
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
Lemont, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Lemont
Hayley Bridwell

2012: Made 46 appearances, primarily as a pinch-runner ... entered as a pinch-runner 44 times, remaining in the game once as the designated player ... also  made one start apiece in right field and at DP ... scored runs in 19 of her 44 pinch-running appearances ... totaled 23 runs scored on the season ... went  1-for-2 with a run scored and a stolen base in start at DP Mar. 10 against Pacific ... set a new career high by going 4-for-4, starting in right field in the  nightcap win over Green Bay Mar. 31 ... also scored two runs, drove in one and stole a base against the Phoenix ... scored a run in Horizon League  championship game versus Loyola (May 12) and in NCAA Tournament against Kentucky (May 19) ... successful on 7-of-8 stolen base attempts on the year ... named  an NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll both semesters.

2011: Appeared in 38 games during sophomore campaign ... started 26 games, all at designated player ... pinch-ran on 11 different occasions, while pinch-hitting once ... finished the season with a .292 batting average ... stole 12 bases in 15 attempts ... ranked sixth in the league in stolen bases ... had five multi-hit games ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against Bethune-Cookman Feb. 27 ... had a five-game hit streak from Mar. 8 to Mar. 22, with a 2-for-4, two runs scored, and two stolen base performance against Temple Mar. 9 ... had multi-hit games in both ends of a doubleheader sweep of Detroit Mar. 26 ... went 2-for-2 with two runs scored in the nightcap against the Titans ... stole two bases while going 2-for-4 at Loyola Apr. 9 ... named an NFCA Scholar Athlete ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll for the fall and spring semesters.

2010: Saw action in 34 games as a freshman for Valpo ... started 14 of the season’s first 16 games in the outfield, hitting leadoff 12 times and in the two-hole twice ... injury limited her to 20 pinch-running appearances for the remainder of the season ... hit .333 (14-for-42) and scored 19 runs ... also stole nine bases while getting caught just once ... tallied hits in 10 of her first 12 career games ... posted four multi-hit games ... opened career with 2-for-3 effort with a run scored and a double Feb. 13 at UNI ... kicked off five-game hitting streak to start career ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored against Holy Cross Mar. 2 to start another five-game hitting streak ... scored runs in 11 of her 20 pinch-running opportunities ... scored game-winning run as pinch-runner March 27 in nightcap against Green Bay and Apr. 13 (walk-off run) versus IUPUI in opener ... tied game at #23 Notre Dame in the top of the seventh Apr. 21.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Indians ... earned First Team All-Area accolades in each of her final two seasons ... three-time All-Conference selection ... hit .411 with 27 runs scored and 12 stolen bases as a senior ... batted .422 while scoring 23 runs and swiping 13 bags during her junior year ... played alongside fellow Crusader freshman Jessie Marinec in the Beverly Bandits Gold program.

Personal: Hayley is the daughter of Doug and Lisa Bridwell ... major is elementary education ... has earned Presidential academic honors during her time at Valpo ... born September 14, 1990.

 

Softball Northern Illinois 6 VU Softball Field
Apr 8 Valpo 8
Baseball Valpo 5 Evanston, Ill.
Apr 8 Northwestern 12
Softball Northern Illinois 3 8 inn.
Apr 8 Valpo 4
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Valpo Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Cleveland State Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19, 2:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 5:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26 Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo