Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#27 - Janelle Bouchard
2013-14 Softball
POS.
C
B/T
R/R
HT.
5'7"
YR.
So.
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.

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 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Milwaukee
Softball Oakland VU Softball Field
Apr 18, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
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