#11

Bri Betschel

OF

Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Anaheim, Calif.
  • Last School Canyon
  • Position Outfield
  • Height 5-7
  • B/T L/R

CAREER HONORS
• NFCA Third Team All-Midwest Region (2019)
• Second Team All-Big Ten (2019)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 19)
• Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete (2016)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete

AS A SENIOR (2019)
• Made 41 starts in 47 appearances
• Increased her batting average by over 100 points this year to hit .338
• Had the best season of her career offensively with 47 hits, 33 runs and seven RBI
• Added five doubles and a triple
• Drew 11 walks and was a perfect 4-for-4 in stolen bases
• Recorded 25 putouts and two assists in the outfield
• Had 14 multi-hit games
• In Big Ten games only, she ranked second on the team with a .390 batting average and paced the conference with 82 at bats while tying for fifth with 25 runs and seventh in hits (32)
• Hit .375 during opening weekend with three hits, one run scored and two stolen bases (2/8-9)
• Went 2-for-3 at UCF (2/9)
• Had a .412 average with three RBI, two hits and two runs against Utah (2/16)
• Tallied two hits, including a RBI single, one run and stolen base at Grand Canyon (3/17)
• Had a career-high three hits, including a leadoff double, and one run against No. 22 Indiana (3/23)
• Batted .500 with seven runs, five hits and three walks at Maryland (3/29-31)
• Posted two hits and scored three runs in 15-3 win over the Terps (3/31)
• Was 2-for-3 with a run and RBI in the series opener against Rutgers (4/5)
• Scored two runs in the first two games against Rutgers (4/6-7)
• Matched her career high with three runs in game one at Penn State (4/9)
• Hit the game-winning RBI single in the eighth for a 2-1 walk-off win over No. 21/18 Michigan (4/13)
• Featured at No. 9 on SportsCenter’s Top 10 after making a diving catch in right field with the bases loaded to retire the Wolverines (4/13)
• Tallied four runs and four hits during the Michigan State series (4/19- 21)
• Tied her career high with three runs vs. Illinois (4/26)
• Matched her career high with three hits and added two runs at Iowa (5/4)
• Roped a double and scored the game-winning run in a 1-0 victory over UNC to open NCAA Tournament play (5/17)

AS A JUNIOR (2018)
• Appeared in 46 games, making 36 starts
• Had 18 hits, 12 runs scored, three doubles, two triples and five RBI
• Went 2-for-3 against Northern Illinois (2/10) and CSUN (3/14)
• Had a career-high two doubles and tied her career mark with two runs at Rutgers (4/6)
• Knocked a two-RBI triple, her first of the season, vs. Penn State (Apr. 11)
• Batted .571 with four hits, two runs and a RBI over three games vs. Michigan State (4/20-4/22)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017)
• Played in 51 games and started 43
• Hit .275 with 20 runs scored, two doubles, one triple and seven RBI
• Recorded a hit in each of Ohio State’s NCAA Tournament games
• Stole five bases
• Reached base safely in all four of her at-bats as the Aggie Classic (2/10-2/12)
• Had a run-scoring double in the finale vs. Central Michigan (2/12)
• Five RBI in Ohio State’s 10-game Spring Break trip, four of which came with two outs
• Walk-off single vs. Army (3/17/17)

AS A FRESHMAN (2016)
• Played in 45 games, earning 16 starts
• Finished the year by going getting four hits in her final eight at bats
• In the Big Ten opener against Maryland, went two-for-three with two runs scored
• Also had multiple hits vs. Penn State (2-3, one RBI, one run scored), Ohio (2-4, run) and in the NCAA Tournament vs. Marist (2-2, run, walk)
• Collected her first collegiate hit against No. 3 LSU (2/12)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Four-year starter and three-time first team all-conference selection
• In 31 games as a senior, hit .439 with 50 hits, 26 runs scored, 17 stolen bases and a .463 on-base percentage
• Canyon was ranked second in the final Orange County Register poll of 2015 after advancing to the CIF semifinals for the second straight season
• First team all-county by the Orange County Register in 2015
• CalHiSports.com All-State nominee in 2014 and 2015
• Century Conference Offensive MVP in 2013 after hitting .385 with 35 hits in 29 games and 14 stolen bases
• Coaches Award recipient and scholar-athlete as a junior in 2014
• Hit .366 with 30 hits, 23 runs scored and a .441 on-base percentage
• Played in 110 career games with 134 hits, 77 runs scored, 35 RBI and a .380 average

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Dennis and Maureen Betschel
• Has an older brother, Shawn
• Lists her greatest sports thrill as scoring the winning run in a CIF playoff game