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Stephanie Trzcinski
Player Profile:
Stephanie Trzcinski 1800638
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Adelaide, South Australia
High School: St. Peters Girls School
Major: Undeclared
Experience: 1 Letter
Career Highlights:
  • Australian Women's U-19 National Team member (2015)
  • Australian U-19 National Championship winner (2015)
  • Player of the Grand Final (South Australia U-19 National Championship, 2015)
  • Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention (2015)
  • Pac-12 All-Freshman Honorable Mention (2014)
  • 2x Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week (2/16/15 & 3/2/15)

As a Sophomore (2015):

Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention…Picked up two Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week honors on Feb. 16 and March 2…16 starts in the circle with 33 appearances for a 15-6 record…Held opponents to a .263 batting average with a 3.76 ERA in 136.0 innings pitched…Earned the start against Michigan at the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional, with two appearances in postseason play…Threw 7.2 total innings in the UNLV series, allowing just four runs and earning a win in the circle…Picked up a win in the circle against Utah on April 4…Went 3-0 at the Malihini Kipa Aloha tournament, allowing three hits and no runs in 13.2 innings while striking out 15 batters for a perfect 0.00 ERA…Voted Most Valuable Pitcher of the Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament (Honolulu, Hawaii)…Earned the win for Cal’s 7-6 victory over No. 9 Florida St…Fanned a season-high six batters against Longwood…Three shutouts this season, against Fordham, UC Davis and Longwood…Earned three wins at the Fresno St. Kickoff, allowing only two earned runs in 13.2 innings for a 1.02 ERA…Named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week on Feb. 16 and March 2…Selected to the Australian Women's U-19 National Team...Won an Australian National Championship with her South Australia U-19 team in January, striking out four batters and allowing nine hits and one unearned run in the 2-1 victory over Queensland...Was named Player of the Grand Final for her championship performance…

As a Freshman (2014):

Arrived in January just shortly before the start of spring practices after graduating in December 2013…A Pac-12 All-Freshman Honorable Mention…Led the pitching staff with 116.1 innings pitched and 86 strikeouts in 30 appearances and 20 starts for an 8-15 record…Finished 2014 with a 4.93 ERA overall and team-leading 6.32 ERA in conference play…Nine complete games in 2014… Held opponents to a .299 batting average…Tossed her first collegiate no-hitter against Princeton (3/23) in Cal’s 9-0 (6) win…1.54 ERA in the Stanford series, where she pitched 13.2 innings and picked up two wins…Collegiate debut came against Creighton (2/8), where she pitched 1.2 innings and allowed five hits and six earned runs

High School:

Attended St. Peters Girls School…Played two years of varsity netball…Named top of the class in physical education in 2012…Received a top of state merit award for a research project in 2012

Club Ball:

Member of the U19 Australian National Squad since 2009…Claimed a bronze medal with her U19 team in Canada in July 2013…Received the U17 and U19 Australian Best Pitcher Award in 2012 & 2013, respectively…Played club ball for the Glenelg Rebels, where she was named Most Valuable Player of the U17 team and Junior of the Year in 2012-13…Named to the Women’s League Team of the Year as a utility player in 2013…Women’s League Rookie of the Year in 2010…Played with the U16 (2009-12) and U19 (2011-13) South Australian State Team, as well as Open Women’s South Australian Team (2010-14), claiming MVP of her U16 team in 2010 & 2012 and MVP of her U19 team in 2011 & 2013…All-Schools Australian Team member in 2009 & 2010

Personal:

Aspires to play for Australia on the senior national team and win a gold medal at a World Championships…Hobbies are shopping and traveling…Parents are Stephen and Marcie…Has two siblings – Nicholas and Alex

Major:

Undeclared

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