2019 Softball Roster

Scott Walstrom, NIU
Scott Walstrom, NIU
Scott Walstrom, NIU
Scott Walstrom, NIU
Scott Walstrom, NIU
Alex Frenz

3 Alex Frenz

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    Oakville, Mo.


2018: Pitched in 40 games, starting 15 … Led the Huskies with a 12-7 record with a 2.61 ERA, which is eighth in the MAC overall and ranks third in MAC play with a 1.44 ERA… Tied for the team lead with 56 strike outs, including striking out a season-best  four batters in three different games, Western Carolina (Mar. 11), UIC (Mar. 16), and Western Michigan (April 27) … Tallied four complete games this season, Western Michigan (Mar. 27), Ball State (May 9), Toledo (May 10), and Ohio (May 12) … Started four of the five MAC Tournament games helping lead NIU to the championship game … Selected as an Academic All-MAC recipient.     

2017: Appeared in 37 games with 21 starts in the circle for the Huskies… Pitched 133 innings posting a 3.63 ERA… Stuck out 65 including a season high six K’s versus South Dakota (3-17) … Worked seven innings five times which includes most notably versus Big Ten opponent Wisconsin where she picked up the win: six to four… Posted a team high in wins with 14… Second on the team with four saves.

2016: Named Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year after posting a 16-8 record in 31 starts…Third-Team NFCA All-Region honoree...Second-Team All-MAC selection and earned a spot on the MAC All-Freshman Team…Posted a 2.27 earned run average, allowing 76 runs, 57 earned in 175.2 innings pitched…Tallied a team-high 133 strikeouts…Flirted with a no-hitter in game one of a doubleheader with Ball State (4-5) and at Akron (4-8)…Struck out nine batters on two separate occasions, versus Texas State (2-26) and against Western Michigan (4-15)…Tallied eight strikeouts in her no-hit bid against the Cardinals.

High School: Three-time all-state, all-conference, all-district and all-region player at Oakville High School...Set the school record for most assists in a season with 83...Hit .489 with a .540 slugging percentage in 2014...Hit 14 doubles and two home runs, tallying 29 runs and 26 RBIs...Posted a 19-4 record and a 0.89 ERA in 2014, striking out 93 and walking only 12...Earned all-state, all-region, all-metro and all-conference honors as a junior...Recorded an 18-3 mark and .090 ERA in the circle in 2013 with 88 strikeouts...Recorded a .438 batting average with 15 RBIs...Led her club team to a third-place finish at the ACA 18U Nationals as a junior...Went 13-1 with a 1.93 ERA, along with a .406 batting average as a sophomore...Named all-state honorable mention as a sophomore, in addition to earning spots on the all-region, all-district and all-conference teams...Helped guide the Tigers to Suburban West Conference titles each of her four seasons at OHS.

Personal: Born Dec. 5, 1996, in St. Louis, Missouri...Daughter of Thomas and Christine Frenz...Majoring in kinesiology.


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