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2009 Softball Roster

Stephanie Brombacher


5' 10"
Pembroke Pines, Fla.
American Heritage
#32 Stephanie Brombacher

Career Honors: 2010 NFCA/Louisville Slugger Third-Team All-American and All-Southeast Region First Team selection … A 2010 All-SEC First Team player her junior year in 2010 … An ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Third Team/Academic All-District III First Team selection and 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll selection …National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA)/Louisville Slugger Second-Team All-American in 2009 … Easton First-Team All-American in 2009 … NFCA All-Southeast Region in 2009 … All-Southeastern Conference Second Team in 2009 … SEC Pitcher of the Week on Feb. 16, 2009 … ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Third Team in 2009 … ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III First Team in 2009 … SEC All-Freshmen Team in 2008 … SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2009 … SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll in 2008.


Career Highlights: Holds the Florida record for highest win percentage in a season and a career, going 77-8 (.906) in three seasons … The only pitcher in school history to start career with more than 10 wins without suffering a loss … Ranks on 26 of Florida’s career pitching top-10 lists, including ERA (1.49), walks per seven innings (1.80), strikeouts per seven innings (7.33) and is fourth in opponent batting average (.183) … Currently ranks second in career wins (77), third in career strikeouts (550) and second with 202 strikeouts looking and 31 career shutouts … Recorded the fourth-lowest ERA in a single season (0.84) in 2009 and seventh-lowest (1.40) in 2008 … Tied for the second-lowest opponent batting average in school history (.161 in 2009) … Her 81 strikeouts looking last season rank second, 35 wins in 2010 rank third, while 237 strikeouts are seventh in UF history … Registered 1.25 walks per seven innings in 2009, good for third-best in school history … Tallied 8.38 strikeouts per seven innings in 2009, third-best at UF and 14 shutouts (T4th)… Holds a perfect winning percentage in both 2008 (20-0) and 2009 (22-0), good for first and second, as well as sixth (.814) in 2010 … Threw Florida’s fourth-ever perfect game against USF March 25, 2010 … Pitched a no-hitter against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 13, 2009 … Has pitched seven career one-hitters and collaborated for two combined pitching no-hitters in 2010 against South Carolina and North Florida.


As a Junior (2010): A 2010 NFCA/Louisville Slugger Third Team All-America honoree, as well as a 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Named to the NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-Southeast Region First Team ... An All-SEC First Team selection .... Also selected as an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III First Team and to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Third Team ... Earned the win in a complete-game shutout of ninth-seeded Missouri in the 2010 Women’s College World Series, striking out six, walking two and only allowing six hits … Went 6-2 in the 2010 NCAA Tournament with a 1.81 ERA through 46.1 innings pitched … Yielded 12 earned runs, 10 walks and tallied 42 strikeouts in tourney play … Paced the Southeastern Conference with 35 wins and ranked fourth in the league with 237 strikeouts … Did not allow a run while only allowing four hits, one walk and struck out five in the five-inning game against 13th-seed Arizona State in the Super Regional on May 29 and gave up only two runs, seven hits, one walk and struck out two while eliminating the Sun Devils May 30 … Struck out seven in the five-inning defeat of FIU to win the Gainesville Regional, allowing only four hits, three runs and one walk ... Pitched first career perfect game and UF’s first perfect game in six years in 10-0, five-inning win over USF on March 25, striking out five and retiring all 15 batters on 56 pitches … Earned her second one-hitter of the season after holding UCF hitless for 6.1 innings, walking two and striking out eight in the 6-0 victory on May 22 ... Did not allow a run or walk while striking out a season-high 11 Bethune-Cookman batters in the first round of Regional play on May 21 ... Only allowed two hits, one earned run and one walk while striking out six in the 9-1 defeat of Auburn on May 13 in first round of the SEC Tournament ... Recorded first one-hitter of the season in the final regular season game on May 9 against South Carolina while giving up three walks and striking out three ... Combined with freshman Erin Schuppert for second combined no-hitter of the season on May 8 against South Carolina while pitching three innings, giving up two walks and striking out three ... Teamed up with Schuppert for UF’s first combined no-hitter since Feb. 8, 2002 while giving up only two walks and striking out five in three innings of work in the 22-0 victory over North Florida on May 5 … Earned seventh shutout of the season while allowing only three hits and two walks while striking out four in a complete five-inning game against Mississippi State on May 1 .... Pitched a complete-game shutout versus No. 17/18 Tennessee in the first game of a doubleheader on April 23 while allowing only four hits, two walks and four Ks ... Earned the win and fifth shutout in the third game against UK on April 18 while allowing eight hits, one walk and struck out nine in a complete-game effort ... Earned the win in the first game of a doubleheader against No. 19/16 Florida State on April 14 while allowing only five hits, four runs, three earned, one walk and struck out six in 5.1 innings ... Earned 20th win of the season in 4.1 innings of work in the first game of a doubleheader against Arkansas while allowing five hits, three runs and striking out five ... In the third game against the Razorbacks, only allowed three hits and one run while striking out four during 4.1 innings in a no-decision ... Pitched a complete-game win over No. 12 LSU on April 3, allowing five hits, one earned run and striking out six ... Earned both wins in a doubleheader against Auburn on March 17  as she tied season-high 11 strikeouts in the first game, recording her third shutout of the season and came in relief in the tied ballgame in the second game, earning the win by pitching one inning, striking out two and not allowing a baserunner … Went 2-1 in the DeMarini Invitational in Fullerton, Calif., earning wins over Cal State Fullerton and UC Davis and losing to No. 10/12 Stanford, while pitching 13.0 innings, giving up six hits, two runs to the Cardinal, six walks and striking out 13 batters ... Allowed only two hits and one run while striking out nine in home opener against Jacksonville on Feb. 17 ... Earned first win of the season over USF while striking out 10 on Feb. 14 ... Struck out season-high 11 batters and allowed two hits in a shutout against Campbell on Feb. 19.


As a Sophomore (2009): Named to the NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-America Second Team and the Easton All-America First Team … Named to the NFCA All-Southeast Region Team ... Earned All-SEC second-team honors ... Made 34 appearances, including 27 starts … Went 22-0 on the season with a 1:6.5 walk-to-strikeout ratio … Third in the nation with a 0.84 ERA ... Tied for sixth in the country with 14 shutouts … Tied for first in the SEC with a .161 opponent batting average and first in SEC games (.143) … Recorded a 0.71 ERA against SEC opponents, good for second in the league … Third in the conference with 30 strikeouts looking against SEC batters … ... Recorded three one-hitters and seven games without allowing a walk ... Did not allow a run in first 40.0 innings of the season … Pitched two innings of relief in the Women’s College World Series game against No. 4 Alabama on May 31, allowing one hit without a run while striking out four to get the win … Earned a shutout victory over Florida A&M in the opening game of the Gainesville Regional on May 15, striking out seven while walking only one and allowing two hits ... Tallied a shutout win over Longwood on May 2 with a two-hitter, striking out nine ... Pitched six scoreless innings while striking out four and allowing only two hits in second-game win against No. 18 LSU on April 19, helping the Gators clinch the SEC regular-season title ... Allowed only three hits and no walks while striking out 10 in the win over UCF on April 15 ... Allowed three hits and no walks while tying a career high with 12 strikeouts in a complete-game shutout of Kentucky on April 11 ... Struck out seven, walked only one and allowed three earned runs in a 7.1-inning performance against No. 21 Florida State on April 8 ... Allowed three hits and only one run, while striking out three and walking one against No. 4 Alabama on March 28 ... Did not allow a run in win over No. 6 Tennessee on March 21, striking out nine, walking only one and allowing just two hits ... Pitched 7.0 innings against FIU on March 18, allowing four hits, one walk and no runs while striking out 10 ... Shut out Ole Miss on March 14, allowing four hits and one walk and striking out seven in a complete-game performance ... Pitched a perfect game for 5.1 innings against No. 7 Georgia on March 11, striking out eight of the 22 batters faced and allowing only one hit and no walks ... Went all 5.0 innings against USF on March 1, striking out five and allowing three hits while not walking a batter or allowing an earned run ... Pitched 7.0 innings against Pacific on Feb. 27, striking out a career-high 12 ...  Recorded first 7.0-inning game of the season in win over No. 17 Nevada on Feb. 20, striking out six and walking one ... Allowed three hits and no walks while striking out two in 5.0 innings against No. 14 Fresno State on Feb. 19 ... Pitched first career no-hitter against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 13, tying a then-career-high nine strikeouts, walking one and hitting one batter in 5.0 innings ... Pitched a two-hitter and struck out eight against Jacksonville on Feb. 11 ... Pitched six scoreless innings against Baylor in first start of season on Feb. 7, allowing only one walk and one hit while striking out eight.


As a Freshman (2008): Earned a spot on the SEC All-Freshmen Team … Opponents only recorded a .207 batting average in 30 appearances and five starts … Recorded a perfect 20-0 record with three saves during the season … Recorded almost a 5:1 strikeout-to-walk ratio, striking out 123 batters and walking 25 … Pitched in 10 complete games and pitched 10 shutouts  … Earned the win over Texas A&M in the Women’s College World Series semifinals on June 1, not allowing a hit and striking out two batters in four innings … Earned the 1-0 win in the first game of the SEC Tournament against Ole Miss … Pitched six innings in that game, striking out three and only allowing two hits and no runs … Threw 38.1 innings without giving up a walk from Feb. 9 to Feb. 29 … Did not give up a run until third career appearance … Struck out a then-career-high nine batters in the first game against Jacksonville on April 22 … Struck out all five batters faced in the second Jacksonville game, earning a save … Pitched 16 shutout innings against Longwood, South Carolina and LSU … Earned first save against Arkansas on March 15 … Earned first SEC win against Ole Miss on March 8 … Only gave up one run against East Tennessee State in 6.0 innings on Feb. 15 … Earned first win of collegiate career in first appearance with a 10-0 shutout of Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 8.


High School: A 2007 graduate of American Heritage High School in Plantation, Fla. … Coached by Marty Cooper … Team claimed the 2004 and 2005 Class 3A state championships … A three-time member of the all-state first team … Four-time member of the first-team all-county … Named the Florida Dairy Farmer Pitcher of the Year in 2005 … In first three seasons, recorded an ERA of under 0.25, a batting average over .400 and compiled a 40-5 record with 38 shutouts … Played travel ball for the Gold Coast Hurricanes … Coached by Marty Cooper … Invited to the USA Junior National Team tryouts in Chula Vista, Calif., in the fall of 2006 … A recipient of the Patriot Award … Ranked in the top 10 percent of her graduating class.


Brombacher’s Career Statistics


















































































Brombacher’s  Career Bests


3 vs. UCF (5/22/10)


4, two times; last vs. Georgia (6/5/10)


7.1 vs. Florida State (4/8/09)


0, two times; last vs. USF (3/25/10)*


0, 35 times; last vs. Missouri (6/5/10)*


0, 36 times; last vs. Missouri (6/5.10)*


12, two times; last vs. Kentucky (4/11/09)


0, 17 times; last vs. Bethune-Cookman (5/21/10)*


*must have pitched five or more innings


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