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#4 - Hayley Bridwell
2011-12 Softball
POS.
OF
B/T
L/R
HT.
5'7"
YR.
Jr.
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.

 

M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler