Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#27 - Janelle Bouchard
2012-13 Softball
POS.
C
B/T
R/R
HT.
5'7"
YR.
Fr.
HOMETOWN
Kennebunk, Maine
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Kennebunk
Janelle Bouchard

2013: A Second Team All-League and All-Newcomer Team honoree as a freshman ... appeared in 61 games for the Crusaders, starting 59 times ... 49 of her starts came at catcher ... hit .323 with 23 runs scored and 53 RBIs ... paced the Horizon League in RBIs, a mark which ranks second in a single season in Crusader history ... named Most Valuable Player of the HL Championship, as well as Batter of the Championship and a member of the All-Tournament Team ... hit .529 with 10 RBIs, four runs scored and four doubles over the tournament's six games in helping lead Valpo to the title ... 10 RBIs in the tournament matched a league record ... ranked among the top-ten in the league in doubles (15, t-1st), hits (60, 3rd), total bases (98, 4th), slugging percentage (.527, 7th) and home runs (7, t-8th) ... also posted a 1.000 fielding percentage to tie for the league lead, the first perfect fielding percentage (minimum 100 chances) at Valpo in 19 seasons ... registered 15 multi-hit games and a team-best 14 multi-RBI games ... kicked off career with a grand slam in a 5-RBI effort against Jackson State Feb. 9 ... earned All-Tournament honors at the Hilltopper Classic Feb. 22-24, hitting .438 with hits in all five games, three RBIs and three doubles ... went deep in 2-for-4, 2 R effort against UNC Wilmington Mar. 1 ... drove in four runs against Temple Mar. 15 ... went a perfect 3-for-3 Mar. 16 versus Maryland ... drove in multiple runs three straight games Apr. 2-3, including back-to-back 3-RBI games in league play against Wright State ... named HL Player of the Week Apr. 22 after hitting four home runs in a three-game series at Detroit ... went 6-for-9 in the series against the Titans, scoring four runs and posting 11 RBIs ... hit two grand slams that weekend, including one which capped a 2-HR first inning Apr. 21 ... went a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with a double in opener at Western Michigan Apr. 30 ... posted a 3-for-7, 2-RBI effort in marathon win in nightcap versus Youngstown State May 4 ... drove in a pair of runs apiece in each of Valpo's first two HL Championship wins against UIC and Cleveland State May 9-10 ... connected on walk-off single in extra innings in the latter game to keep the Crusaders alive ... stood out on Championship Saturday, going 4-for-5 with two runs scored, five RBIs, three doubles and a home run in the two victories over Youngstown State.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Rams ... named a First Team All-State honoree in each of her four seasons ... also was team MVP and listed among  Portland Press Herald 25 Players to Watch all four years ... named Southern Maine Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Year each of her last three  seasons ... was also the SMAA Offensive Player of the Year in 2011 ... played ASA for the Frozen Ropes Maine 18U starting in her freshman year ... also  earned three letters in basketball and one letter in field hockey.

Personal: Janelle is the daughter of Andrew and Debbie Bouchard ... major is elementary education ... born July 29, 1994.

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
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 Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
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 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
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
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
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo