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School Record 145 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees among Spring/At-Large Sports
Wednesday, April 26 | 5 p.m. | Nittany Lion Softball Park and Beard Field
Penn State dropped the series finale to Rutgers Sunday afternoon at Beard Field
Tori Dubois blasted a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth to lead Penn State to a win
Wednesday, April 19 | 5 p.m. | vs. Bucknell
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2017)
BIG TEN FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK (Apr. 16, 2016)
NFCA EASTON SCHOLAR-ATHLETE (2016)
2017 (SOPHOMORE YEAR)
Saw action in 22 games in the circle with 15 starts…Tossed 82.2 innings and had six complete games…Secured four wins…Struck out 36 batters to tie for second on the team…Ranked second with a 4.23 ERA…Earned the start and the win in the circle against No. 4 LSU (Feb. 10)…Struck out three against the Tigers…Had a season-high six strikeouts at Georgia Tech (Feb. 17).
2016 (FRESHMAN YEAR)
Started 11 games and made 34 appearances in the circle for the Nittany Lions...Tied a team-high 12 wins and suffered just five losses…Tossed four complete games and came on in relief on 23 occasions to earn a team-high three saves…Hurled 114.2 innings which ranked second on the team…Struck out 60 batters and posted a 4.40 earned run average…Pitched 4.1 innings with four strikeouts against SIU-Edwardsville (Feb. 13) for her first collegiate win…Struck out a season-best six batters against Georgetown (Feb. 19)…Threw 7.1 innings against Ole Miss (March 4) and gave up just two earned runs…Notched Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors after earning two wins in Penn State’s 5-0 week, making an appearance in four of the five games…Hurled a complete game against Bucknell (April 13) and gave up just one run…Gave up only two runs in 14.0 innings of work on the week with seven strikeouts and only four walks for a 1.00 ERA.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Was a four-year letterwinner at Lafayette High School…Ranked 36th on the 2015 Top 100 Players from FloSoftball.com…Notched all-conference, all-district and Pitcher of the Year honors all four years of high school…Earned all-region and team MVP on three occasions…Garnered the Slugger Award and all-metro honors twice and received the Lancer Award and Rookie of the Year honors as a freshman…Helped her team to a Suburban West Conference Championship as a freshman…Named Suburban West Pitcher of the Year and second team all-state as a senior…Ended her career as the all-time leader in two pitching categories including: innings pitched (530.0) and wins (62), while ranking second in strikeouts (451), fifth in strikeouts per seven innings (8.98) and sixth in both winning percentage (88.89) and strikeouts per walk (5.89)…Also is the all-time leader in five offensive categories including: RBI (91), hits (128), singles (94), walks (41) and on-base percentage (.584)…Ranks second all-time in batting average (.536), third in total bases (176) and fourth in both doubles (27) and slugging percentage (.696)…Played for the St. Louis Chaos for five years where helped her team to a top-five finish in the IDT Tournament in Boulder, Colorado in both 2013 and 2014, while finishing fifth at the ASA 18U GOLD Nationals in 2014 and third at the Junior Olympic Cup in 2015.
Full name is Madison Taylor Seifert…Daughter of Gary and Karen Seifert…Grandfather played in the NFL for the Chicago Cardinals…Majoring in supply chain and information systems.