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#30 - Jennifer Hermanson
2011-12 Softball
POS.
IF
B/T
L/R
HT.
5'7"
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Beecher, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Beecher
Jennifer Hermanson

2012: Appeared in 11 games for the Crusaders during her junior season, making a pair of starts on the infield ... also pinch-hit on four occasions and  pinch-ran five times, staying in the game to play defense in five of those contests ... earned starts at second base Feb. 24 at UT-Chattanooga and at third  base Mar. 29 against Purdue ... scored three runs on the season: Mar. 6 at New Mexico State, Mar. 24 at Detroit and Mar. 31 against Green Bay ... also picked  up hits in the latter two games and drove in a run against the Phoenix ... named an NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete ... member of Horizon League Academic  Honor Roll both semesters.

2011: Made 26 appearances as a sophomore ... started 12 games, nine at third base and three at designated player ... came off the bench 14 times, 13 as a pinch-hitter and remained in the game ten of those times, with the other appearance coming in as a defensive replacement at third base ... finished the season with a .186 batting average ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against Western Illinois Feb. 12 ... drove in two runs with a hit and a walk during the second game of a twinbill at Iowa State Feb. 13 ... had a three-game hitting streak from Mar. 11 to Mar. 25 ... connected on a pinch-hit home run at IUPUI in the second game of a double-header Mar. 22 ... doubled and scored a run against Purdue Apr. 7 ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll for the spring semester.

2010: Appeared in 39 games in her first year as a Crusader ... started 19 games, making eight starts at designated player, six at second base and five in the outfield ... came off the bench 20 times: 12 as a pinch-hitter, three as a pinch-runner, twice apiece as a defensive replacement in the outfield and at second base, and once at designated player ... hit .242 with 12 runs scored and 14 RBIs ... six of her 15 hits were of the extra-base variety, including three home runs ... tallied first career hit against Dayton Feb. 14 ... registered two-run double versus Indiana State Feb. 28 ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored, two RBIs and a double later that same day against Alabama A&M ... scored runs in four straight appearances Mar. 31-Apr. 3 ... connected on first career home run, a grand slam, Apr. 3 at Detroit ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored in nightcap win over IUPUI Apr. 13 ... came up with a pinch-hit RBI double Apr. 24 in victory over Loyola ... delivered pinch-hit home run to start comeback from five-run deficit in eventual win against Youngstown State May 2 ... hit two-run homer that gave Crusaders the lead for good in Horizon League Championship win over UIC May 14 ... went 2-for-3 against the Flames in that contest.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Bobcats … high school teammate of Crusaders Jill Jacobson and Alex Lagesse … a First Team All-State honoree and conference Player of the Year as a senior … earned Second Team All-State accolades, as well as All-Conference recognition, as a junior … also earned All-Area mention both seasons … received Honorable Mention All-Area honors as a sophomore … played ASA ball for the Illinois Outlaws … also earned four letters apiece in basketball, volleyball and cheerleading … was a First Team All-Area performance on the volleyball court and earned All-Conference honors on the hardwood … a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Jennifer is the daughter of Kurt and Debbie Hermanson ... major is biology ... has been named to the Dean's List during her time at Valpo ... born June 28, 1991.

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
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
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
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
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 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
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 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
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
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
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana