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Mandi Bertsch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
LaGrange, Texas

High School:
LaGrange HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
P

Experience:
1L

Bat/Throw:
R/R

Mandi Bertsch

2008: Named Academic all-WAC ... Made 21 appearances in the circle, including 20 starts ... Registered two complete games ... Recorded a mark of 9-8 with a 2.30 earned run average ... Worked 76.0 innings, allowing 75 hits and 16 walks as well as 45 runs - only 25 earned ... Struck out 38 batters ... Pitched a complete-game shutout over Arkansas Pine Bluff (Feb. 15) striking out a season-high nine batters ... Also picked up a win over SEC foe Auburn (May 17) allowing only two hits in 4.0 innings of work ...

2007: Named Academic all-WAC ... Made 22 appearances in the circle for Louisiana Tech, including 19 starts ... Registered a 4-9 record with a 5.68 earned run average ... Had six complete games ... Recorded 88.2 innings of work while allowing 134 hits, 43 walks and 95 runs - 72 earned ... Struck out 33 ... Won her collegiate debut against Alcorn State Feb. 10 by throwing a one-hitter ... Defeated Texas-Arlington 4-1 Feb. 21, allowing only one run on four hits in the complete-game victory ... Struck out a career-high eight batters in win over Mississippi Valley State Feb. 17 ...

High School: Lettered four years for coach Sharon Vinklarek and Billy Hicks at LaGrange High School in Texas ... Helped the Leopards win the Texas Class 3A state championship as a junior while earning a state playoff berth all four years ... Played shortstop, first base and pitched for LaGrange during her career ... Registered a mark of 47-15 and 0.53 earned run average on the mound during her high school career, recording 485 strikeouts in 413 innings pitched ... Named District 19-3A Newcomer of the Year as a freshman in 2003 ... Named District 19-3A Defensive MVP as a sophomore ... Named first team all-district as a junior and senior ... Named to the all-state tournament team in 2005 ... Also played volleyball and ran track in high school ... Named academic all-state in both volleyball and softball ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Graduated in the top 10 percent of her class ...

Personal: Full name is Mandi Nicole Bertsch ... Daughter of Mike and Peggy Bertsch ... Has one sister, Jamie ... Born April 16, 1987, in Austin, Texas.