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Brittany Schutte

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Height
5' 9"
CLASS
So.
Hometown
Fountain Valley, Calif.
School
Mater Dei
Brittany Schutte

Career Honors:

2011 WCWS All-Tournament Team

2011 NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-America First Team

2011 NFCA All-Southeast Region First Team

2010 Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team

2010 NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-Southeast Region First Team

 

2011 All-SEC First Team

2010 SEC All-Freshman Team

 

2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll

 

Career Highlights: A member of the 2011 USA Softball Women’s National Team that captured a Gold Medal in the 2011 World Cup of Softball in July 2011…Her 22 homers her sophomore season in 2011 set a new UF single-season mark…Established three new single-game records in 2011, scoring four runs against NDSU, also drawing four walks against the NDSU Bison and smashing two homers in three different games…Shattered the UF single-season slugging percentage record with her .780 clip in her first season as a Gator in 2010 and still holds the top spot in the record book…Holds three sophomore records for homers (22), RBI (69) and slugging percentage (.726) following her second year with the Gators…Set or tied six Florida freshman records in 2010, three of which still stand…Enters to the 2012 season having reached base in six-consecutive games.

 

As a Sophomore (2011): Named to the 2011 WCWS All-Tournament team for the second-consecutive year after tallying seven hits, six runs, eight RBI and 14 total bases as the Gators reached the championship series in Oklahoma City…A 2011 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-America first team and All-Southeast Region first team selection, the first All-America honor of her career…Also named to the All-SEC first team…Early in the season, named to USA Softball’s Preseason Watch List for the 2011 Player of the Year…One of just six players in the SEC to have eight or more homers in league play, including two in the finale game of the league series with Auburn…Belted three homers during two Super Regional games versus Oregon – including two in the first game – and reached base in six of seven plate appearances…Downed UF’s single-season home runs record with 22 blasts her sophomore year – including one grand slam – to lead the team…Also led the Gators with 48 walks and with a .994 fielding percentage (min. 50 chances), while ranking third in RBI (69) last year…Tied for three UF single-game records after scoring four runs in UF’s home tournament versus North Dakota State, drawing four walks against the Bison and smashing two homers in three games – Valparaiso, Auburn and Oregon – in 2011…Concluded her sophomore year ranked third in the country in homers (22), 18th in the NCAA in homers per game (0.32), 33rd in walks (48), 35th in RBI per game (1.0), 38th in runs per game (0.96) and 49th in slugging percentage (.726)…Started all 69 of UF’s games, splitting time between catcher and outfield…Had 16 multi-hit games, including 14 contests with two hits and two games with three hits…Ranked third for the Gators in multiple RBI games, with 18 total, driving in two runs six times, three runs six times, four runs four times and five or more runs twice…Strung together a career-best eight-game hit streak and tallied a 17-game strand of reaching base…Was error-free in 75 chances in SEC play and tallied four multi-walk games, reached base on balls at least once in half of Florida’s SEC games…Had seven multi-hit and five multi-RBI contests in league action…Had 11 games with two or more walks throughout 2011…Was perfect at the plate in seven games in 2011, including contests against NC State, North Carolina, North Dakota State, UConn, Ball State, Auburn and Oregon...Was second on the team in hits (12) and slugging percentage (.853) in the NCAA Tournament and led the Gators with five homers and 17 RBI in the 2011 tourney.

 

As a Freshman (2010): A 2010 Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team selection … Named to the NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-Southeast Region First Team ... Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... Led the Southeastern Conference in slugging percentage (.780), ranked second in home runs (19) and third in RBI (59) …One of five player to hit at least three home runs at the 2010 WCWS, while tallying the third-best batting average (.667) … Led Florida at the WCWS; was 6-for-9 with a .667 batting clip, six hits, four RBI, three homers, 15 total bases, a 1.667 slugging percentage and a .667 on-base percentage … Ranked third on the team with eight game-winning RBI and three game-winning runs and second for the Gators in 2010 in on-base percentage, runs, RBI, home runs and total bases … Was fourth third her freshman season in walks (35) and sac flies (4) and fourth in batting average (.346) and hits (55) … Tallied 15 multi-hit games and 16 multi-RBI hits … Hit a two-shot long ball in the first game of the Super Regional against 13th-seed Arizona State on May 29 while going 2-for-3 with an additional run… Hit first career grand slam in first at-bat while going 1-for-2 with an additional run and two walks against FIU on May 23, advancing the Gators to the Super Regional ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs and her 10th career double in the win over Bethune-Cookman in Regional play on May 21 ... Tallied a sacrifice fly in the win over Auburn in the first round of the SEC Tournament on May 13 ... Broke Florida’s freshman home run record (14) with a three-run bomb in the 22-0 victory over North Florida on May 5 while going 2-for-2 with an additional run, a double, five RBIs and two walks ... Went 1-for-2 with one run, an RBI, two walks, a double and a stolen base in the second game of a doubleheader against No. 17/18 Tennessee on April 23 ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and a two-run bomb, while tallying three RBIs in the second game of a doubleheader against Florida State on April 14 ... Named the SEC Freshman of the Week on April 12 as she led the team with a .556 batting average (5-for-9), a 1.222 slugging percentage, a .600 on-base percentage, while totaling five RBIs, 11 total bases and two homers ... Went 2-for-3 with one run, two RBIs and 11th home run of the season to jump to second in the school record book for freshmen in the series finale on April 11 ... Tied the game with a three-run shot in the fourth in the first game against Arkansas on April 10 ... Hit a two-run homer in the final game of the series against No. 12 LSU on April 4 ... Launched the game-winning solo home run at UCF on March 31, putting the Gator up 4-3 in the ninth inning, while going 3-for-5 with two RBIs … Launched a three-run home run to bring the Gators within one in the second game of the doubleheader against Alabama on March 27, which UF would win in eight innings ... Batted .333 (5-for-15) with four RBIs and nine total bases at the Lipton Invitational … Went 2-for-2 with two runs, two RBIs, a double and UF’s first triple of the season on Feb. 20 against Marshall ... Hit first career double and scored a run against Jacksonville on Feb. 17 ... First career hit was a home run in collegiate debut against East Carolina on Feb.13.

 

High School: A 2009 graduate of Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif. … Coached by Doug Meyers … In 2009, Mater Dei won the Trinity League and finished 20-5-1 … Named league MVP in 2008 and 2009 … Named to all-state team and county player of the year as a senior … Also played for So Cal Athletics … Coached by Bruce Richardson and Rob Weil … Team placed fourth at the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA) 18-and-UnderGold Nationals in 2009 … Played for the Bat Busters in 2007 and came in second place at the same ASA tournament … Also played varsity basketball … Graduated with distinguished honors and was on the dean’s list all four years of high school.

 

Schutte’s Career Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

SLG%

BB

SO

SB-ATT

FLD%

2010

.346

59-59

159

52

55

10

1

19

59

.780

35

25

5-7

.984

2011

.326

69-69

190

66

62

8

1

22

69

.726

48

57

4-4

.994

CAREER

.335

128-128

349

118

117

18

2

41

128

.751

83

82

9-11

.989

 

Schutte’s Career Bests

AB

5 at UCF (3/31/10)

R

4 vs. NDSU (3/5/11)

H

3, three times, last at Auburn (4/16/11)

Streak

Eight games (3/5/11-3/12/11)

RBI

5, four times, last vs. Mississippi State (3/16/11)

2B

1, 18 times, last vs. Arizona State (6/3/11)

3B

1, two times, last vs. Arkansas (4/8/11)

HR

2, four times, last vs. Oregon (5/27/11)

BB

4 vs. North Dakota State (3/5/11)

SB

1, nine times, last vs. Arizona State (6/6/11)

PO

11 vs. South Carolina (5/8/10)

A

2, two times, last vs. Long Island (2/12/11)

 

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