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2017 Roster

Sara Driesenga
#27

Position: P
College Experience: University of Michigan
Bats: R
Throws: R
Twitter: @saradriesenga10
Instagram: @saradriesenga10

Biography:

In her career with the Wolverines the fifth-year pitcher ended her collegiate career with a 2.08 ERA, a career record of 71-26 in 152 appearances totaling 641.2 innings pitched. Driesenga was a threat herself at the plate averaging a .272 batting average including 76 hits, 12 doubles, 12 home runs, 68 RBI’s, and 67 walks while boasting an impressive .444 slugging percentage. In 2013, she set a new Michigan record with 54 appearances in the circle and tied a Michigan record with 41 pitching starts. As a fifth-year senior, Sara appeared in 35 games, starting 20 from the circle recording a 22-1 mark with a 2.13 ERA and 95 strikeouts. She also tossed three complete-game shutouts and contributed to five combined shutouts.

Career Highlights:
NFCA First Team Great Lakes All-Region (2016: Pitcher, 2013: Pitcher, 2012: Utility)
First Team All-BIG 10 Selection (2013: Pitcher, 2012: Utility)
Second Team All-BIG 10 Selection (2016: Pitcher) 
Capital One First Team Academic All-American (2016)
Four-Time Academic All-BIG 10 Team (2013, ’14, ’15, ’16)
2016 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar 
Four-Time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2013, ’14, ’15, ’16)
USA Softball Preseason Top 50 Players to Watch List (2014)
2011 Michigan Miss Softball 
2010 ESPN National Junior Player of the Year 
2011 MVP of Under Armour All-American Game 
Drafted No. 27th overall in the 2016 NPF Draft by the Scrap Yard Dawgs