Shaleigh Jansen

#22 Shaleigh Jansen

Pos. P
Ht. 6'0"
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Ottawa, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Ottawa Township

2011: Appeared in 17 games, all in the circle, during junior season ... started four games while making 13 relief appearances ... picked up three saves ... had a 3-2 record with a 5.12 ERA on the season ... had two or more strikeouts in eight different outings ... threw three scoreless innings with two strikeouts to pick up a save against Western Illinois Feb. 12 ... won back-to-back starts against Robert Morris Mar. 8 and against Florida A&M Mar. 9 ... went 6.2 innings, allowing two unearned runs, and striking out four for her first victory of the season Mar. 8 ... gave up an unearned run in five innings and struck out three against Florida A&M ... threw a scoreless inning against Wagner Mar. 11 to earn a save ... picked up a three-inning save while allowing only one earned run against Detroit Mar. 27 ... struck out two batters in one inning of work to pick up a relief victory at Youngstown State Apr. 17 ... named an NFCA Scholar Athlete ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll for the spring semester.

2010: Made 32 appearances in the circle for the Crusaders as a sophomore, mainly as a relief specialist ... came out of the bullpen 27 times while earning five starting nods ... set new Valpo single-season record with eight saves, which ranked second in NCAA Division I softball ... now ranks second on Valpo’s career saves chart as well ... went 5-3 with a 2.91 ERA on the season ... finished ninth in the league in ERA ... lowered ERA to 2.37 in Horizon League action ... earned first save of year Feb. 13 against South Dakota with a perfect inning of work ... recorded complete-game win Feb. 14 against Dayton, striking out seven while surrendering just four hits ... named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week Feb. 15 for her efforts in season’s opening weekend ... registered saves in inning of work apiece Feb. 27 at Tennessee State and Mar. 3 against Holy Cross ... registered victory Mar. 2 against Holy Cross with six shutout innings ... picked up three-inning save, not allowing a baserunner and striking out three, Mar. 7 versus Alabama State ... pulled off rare feat by striking out four batters in one inning Mar. 9 at Marshall ... earned victory at Kansas Mar. 13 with a scoreless inning out of the pen ... tallied saves with scoreless efforts Mar. 13 versus Missouri State, Mar. 24 at IPFW and Mar. 27 against Green Bay ... struck out five batters in 2.1 innings of relief work Apr. 2 at Detroit to pick up the win ... tossed 4.2 innings of shutout softball, striking out four, Apr. 27 at Wright State ... tallied final victory of season with one inning of work May 14 against UIC at the Horizon League Championship.

2009: Took to the circle 13 times as a freshman for Valparaiso, making six starts … closed season with a 3-3 record and a 4.80 ERA … was a perfect 3-0 in Horizon League play, the most wins without a loss by any league pitcher … debuted with 4.1 innings of one-hit ball March 5 vs. Fairfield … threw 4.2 scoreless innings in starting nod March 10 against South Dakota … earned first career win with two shutout relief innings March 21 against Detroit … picked up another relief win April 11 at Youngstown State, tossing three innings of one-hit, one-run ball … threw 1.1 scoreless innings against Purdue April 16 … started and picked up win April 23 at Butler … played over summer for Pekin Lettes, the oldest continuous women’s fastpitch team in America.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Pirates ... own school’s career record with 809 strikeouts ... named The Times [Ill.] Player of the Year as a senior ... an Illinois Coaches Association All-State selection in 2008 ... also earned All-Area honors ... a four-time All-Conference honoree, earning First Team accolades each of her final three years, including unanimous consideration as a senior ... also earned two letters in basketball ... a Third Team All-Conference honoree as a senior ... team captain as a senior ... an All-Academic performer as well on the hardwood ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Shaleigh is the daughter of John and Gayle Jansen ... major is political science ... has been named to the Dean’s List during her time at Valpo ... born December 12, 1989.