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June 16, 2014

DSU SOFTBALL SCHOOL RECORDS

MADISON, S.D. – Nine Dakota State University softball athletes are listed in the Trojan record book after the completion of the 2014 season, which included a third-place finish in the North Star Athletic Association/Frontier Conference Postseason Qualifying Tournament.  In addition, the Trojans set two new team records.

Samantha Mitchell set a pair of new DSU school records this past spring.  She recorded 11 homeruns in 2014, breaking the previous old mark of eight homeruns set by Jeny Garst in 2004. 

Mitchell also recorded a slugging percentage of .842 for the season, the best since Garst posted a slugging percentage of .809 in 2004.

Erica Belter swiped five bases versus Penn College of Technology on March 12, setting a new DSU school record for most stolen bases in a single game.

Dakota State broke a pair of team school records in a single season.  The Trojans tallied a school record 21 triples in 2014 (previous old mark was 20 triples in 2011).  DSU also swiped 92 bases in a single season, breaking the old mark of 86 stolen bases in 2011.

Three-time All-Conference selection Brittany Hill holds five different career records.  She currently holds the DSU Softball records for best batting average (.433), most hits (165), total bases (250), home runs (14) and runs batted in (103).

Elizabeth Rubalcava tied the Trojan school record for career triples with nine with three other athletes (Amanda Stevenson from 2009-11, Jessica VanLoy from 2006-08 and Allison Hubers from 2005-06).

Below is the listing of the records are either broken or listed in the Trojan Softball record book after the 2014 season (rankings in the record book, number/statistics, name, game/year):

Single Game Records

Stolen Bases:

 

1. 5 – Erica Belter – vs. Penn College of Technology – 3/12/14

Single Season Records

Earned Run Average (ERA):

 

10.  4.16 – Rachel Hughes – 2014

Putouts:

 

2.  354 – Brittany Hill - 2014

Assists:

 

7.  98 – Samantha Mitchell – 2014

Fielding percentage (minimum 175 chances):

 

3.  .984 (191 chances) – Elizabeth Rubalcava – 2014

Batting average (minimum 100 at-bats):

 

7.  .412 – Samantha Mitchell – 2014

Hits:

 

9.  59 – Brittany Hill – 2014

Total Bases:

 
 

3.  96 – Samantha Mitchell – 2014

 

9.  81 – Brittany Hill – 2014

Triples:

 
 

5. (tie) 5 – Samantha Mitchell – 2014

 

5. (tie) 5 – Elizabeth Rubalcava – 2014

Home Runs:

 

1. 11 – Samantha Mitchell – 2014

 

5. (tie) 5 – Brittany Hill – 2014

Slugging Percentage (minimum 100 at-bats):

 

1.  .842 – Samantha Mitchell - .842

RBIs:

 

4. 37 – Samantha Mitchell – 2014

 

5. (tie) 35 – Brittany Hill – 2014

Stolen Bases:

 

2. 26 – Erica Belter – 2014

 

8. (tie) – 17 – Lexy Miller – 2014

 

8. (tie) – 17 – Samantha Mitchell – 2014

Walks:

 

2.  21 – Kelli Heiser – 2014

Hit-by-pitch:

 

7. (tie) 7 – Stephanie Sandoval – 2014

Career Records

Strikeouts (Pitching):

 

4.  161 – Katie Slibowski – 2013-14

Wins (Pitching):

 

5.  13 – Katie Slibowski – 2013-14

Putouts:

 

5.  489 – Brittany Hill – 2012-present

 

6.  347 – Elizabeth Rubalcava – 2013-present

Fielding percentage (minimum 400 chances):

 

1. .985 (402 chances) – Elizabeth Rubalcava – 2013-present

 

6. .957 (653 chances) – Brittany Hill – 2012-present

Batting average (minimum 200 at-bats:

 

1.  .433 – Brittany Hill – 2012-present

 

8.  .333 – Elizabeth Rubalcava – 2013-present

At-Bats:

 

5.  381 – Brittany Hill – 2012-present

Runs Scored:

 

7. (tie) 65 – Brittany Hill – 2012-present

Hits:

 

1.  165 – Brittany Hill – 2012-present

Total Bases:

 

1.  250 – Brittany Hill – 2012-present

Doubles:

 

3.  35 – Brittany Hill – 2012-present

 

7. (tie) 22 – Elizabeth Rubalcava – 2013-present

Triples:

 

1. (tie) 9 – Elizabeth Rubalcava – 2013-present

Home Runs:

 

1.  14 – Brittany Hill – 2012-present

 

2.  11 – Samantha Mitchell – 2014-present

RBIs:

 

1.  103 – Brittany Hill – 2012-present

 

4.  62 – Elizabeth Rubalcava – 2013-present

Stolen Bases:

 

4.  36 – Lexy Miller – 2012-present

 

6.  26 – Erica Belter – 2014-present

 

10. (tie) 17 – Samantha Mitchell – 2014-present

Sacrifices:

 

4.  20 – Lexy Miller – 2012-present

Team Season Records

Innings Pitched:

 

5.  284 1/3 innings (44 games) – 2014

Strikeouts (Pitching):

 
 

2.  182 strikeouts – 2014

Putouts:

 

5.  853 putouts – 2014

Triples:

 

1.  21 triples – 2014

Home Runs:

 

3.  22 home runs – 2014

Slugging Percentage:

 

4. (tie) .430 slugging percentage – 2014

RBIs:

 

5.  188 runs batted in – 2014

Stolen Bases:

 

1.  92 stolen bases – 2014

Walks:

 

3.  110 walks – 2014

Hit-by-pitch:

 

4.  25 hit-by-pitch - 2014


Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

 
 
 
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