Softball 2014 – Player Profile

Chelsea Botsch

Chelsea Botsch – 3

Year: Junior

Major: Psychology

Height: 5-6

Bats/Throws: Right/Right

Position: P/INF

High School: Smyrna

Hometown: Smyrna, Del.

Awards: 2012: Wilmington Academic All-Star, CACC Pitcher of the Week (4/23)


Biography

2013 Season: Appeared in 21 games in the circle for the Wildcats, making 18 starts as a sophomore – also started games at second base, third base, and as the designated player – second on the team and 10th in the CACC with a 2.52 ERA – 11th in the CACC in strikeouts – recorded a season high eight strikeouts in five innings against Chestnut Hill on April 16, a 14-1 win – threw a complete game shutout against Post on April 13 – won seven of eight appearances from March 29 to April 16 to move to 10-7 at that point – tossed eight shutout innings in the CACC Tournament against USciences, striking out five – batted 2-for-3 with a run and two stolen bases against Chestnut Hill – knocked in four run with two doubles in a doubleheader against Washington Adventist.

2012 Season: Appeared in 21 games in the circle as a true freshman, making 15 starts – tossed eight complete games while striking out 77 batters in 99.2 innings pitched – picked up first career win in tossing four innings in a 7-2 win over Dominican on March 2 – struck out a season high nine batters in a complete game win over Goldey-Beacom on March 20 – also collected eight strikeouts in a complete game shutout against Chestnut Hill on April 17 – also started six games at second base, getting 30 at-bats on the year – picked up hits against Concordia, Felician, and at Caldwell – collected lone RBI of the season at Caldwell on April 16.

High School: Four year letterwinner at Smyrna High School under head coach Donnie Shaner – named first team all-conference all four years – named First Team All-State once while being named Second Team All-State three years – also earned two letters on the field hockey team – National Honor Society member – Honor Roll student – earned Distinguished Honors

Personal: Chelsea Anne Botsch – daughter of Roger and Michele Botsch – has a younger sister, Sydney – majoring in psychology at Wilmington University with aspirations of becoming a lawyer – if she could have the perfect meal prepared, she would have nachos for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, washed down with Pepsi, aka “the nectar of the gods” – her all-time favorite athletes are Jessica Mendoza and Michael Strahan – her favorite movie is Wizard of Oz.

Batting

Year

Avg.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-A

2012

.100

15-13

30

4

3

0

0

0

1

2

5

0-0

2013

.267

30-20

30

11

8

2

0

0

6

1

5

4-4

Total

.183

45-33

60

15

11

2

0

0

7

3

10

4-4

 Pitching

Year

ERA

W-L

App

GS

CG

Sho

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2012

2.32

7-8

21

15

8

1/0

0

99.2

111

45

33

17

77

2013

2.52

11-8

21

18

15

1/3

0

122.1

134

61

44

15

78

Total

2.43

18-16

42

33

23

2/3

0

222.0

245

106

77

32

155