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Michelle Mueller
Michelle Mueller

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
La Crosse, Wis.

High School:
La Crosse Logan

Height:
5-11

Position:
IF

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Michelle Mueller Photo Gallery

Awards and Honors: Named Big Ten Player of the Week (April 14, 2014) ... Big Ten Player of the Week (April 28, 2014) ... Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I National Player of the Week (April 15, 2014) ... USA Softball National Player of the Week (April 15, 2014) ... NFCA Great Lakes All-Region second team selection (2014) ... Second team All-Big Ten (2014) ... Big Ten Player of the Week (March 11, 2013) ... named UW's Most Improved Player (2012)

Career: Tied for first in Wisconsin history with 10 sacrifice flies ... third most RBI all-time (124) ... 212 games played ranks fourth ... 21 career home runs is tied for fifth most ... tied for sixth with .316 batting average ... seventh most HBP in career with 16 ... OPS (.848), hits (181) and total bases (273) are eighth ... tied for eighth with .476 career slugging percentage and 32 stolen bases ... 47 career multi-hit game ranks tied for seventh ... fifth with 26 multi-RBI games

2014: Started all 56 games, mostly at the third base position ... 51 RBI in a season is the most in UW history ... tied for third with 11 home runs ... .617 slugging percentage and 100 total bases is sixth ... seventh best OPS (1.046) ... 13 multi-RBI games is tied for second highest single-season total ... went 3-for-4, including two doubles and a home run vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3/1) ... had three hits and three RBI at Cal State Fullerton (3/9) ... recorded three hits and four RBI vs. Iowa State (3/15) ... hit a grand slam vs. North Dakota, posting seven RBI (4/9) ... just two days after recording seven RBI, went 4-for-4 against Illinois with three home runs in consecutive at bats and eight RBI (4/11) ... eight RBI is a school record and three consecutive home runs is tied for the secon most in NCAA history

2013: Finished season with 39 RBI, fourth best single season total in UW history ... eight HBP tied for sixth ... 123 assists tied for ninth ... 16 RBI in Big Ten play ranked fourth on single season list ... recorded two, six game hitting streaks ... finished with a career high 51 hits, eight doubles, seven home runs, 39 RBI and 82 total bases ... also recorded career bests in walks (12), HBP (8), sacrifice flies (4) and assists (123) ... tied a career high with five at bats against Ball State (Mar. 16) ... recorded a career best three stolen bases against Georgia Southern (Feb. 24) ... had two hits against No. 3 Oregon in NCAA regional championship (May 18) ... earned first Big Ten Player of the Week honor on March 11 after recording .615 average and seven RBI at the Saluki Invitational

2012: Wrapped up the season with the third-best Big Ten batting average at UW (.400) ... fourth-best in hits (26) ... recorded a career-high five at bats at Nevada (3/9) ... hit a career-best four RBI against Indiana State (4/25) ... posted a 12-game reached base streak ... hit first home run of the season against Illinois to contribute to Wisconsin's record-breaking six homers in a single game (4/15)

2011:
Set UW freshman record with 15 stolen bases, tied for sixth-most in one season at UW ... 10th-best stolen base percentage (.789) and 10th-most putouts (181) by a UW freshman ... led team in putouts ... drove in a run and scored a run against Ohio State (5/14) ... hit first double of career, part of 2-for-3 day with one run and one stolen base against Ohio State (5/13) ... recorded one stolen base and one run while going 2-for-3 against Green Bay (5/4) ... went 1-for-4 with one run and one stolen base against Iowa (4/27) ... scored career-high two runs, going 1-for-2 with a walk and first triple of her career against Northwestern (4/9) ... went 1-for-4 with one run, one RBI and a stolen base against Michigan State (4/3) ... career-high two stolen bases against Louisville (3/19) ... recorded one run and career-high two RBI while going 2-for-4 against Harvard (3/17) ... career-high three hits and scored a run against Harvard (3/15) ... first career hit came as RBI single against UC Santa Barbara (3/11)

High School: Two-time first team all-conference softball player ... earned conference and Division I State Player of the Year awards as a junior ... team won conference junior year ... earned an all-state honorable mention honors as a sophomore ... career batting average of .500 with 43 hits, 11 doubles, 5 triples, 11 home runs and 44 RBIs ... holds school record for single-season runs, hits, doubles, home runs, and RBIs ... three-year first team all-conference volleyball player and a two-year first team all-conference basketball player ... member of National Honor Society

Personal: Parents are Dale and Barbara Mueller ... three older brothers, Dale, Jon and Tony ... brother, Dale, played baseball at Butler University for four years ... brother, Jon, played baseball for two years at Butler and one for Minnesota until drafted by the Cubs ... brother, Tony, played baseball at Winona State ... father, Dale, played football and track for four years at UW-River Falls ... mother, Barbara, played volleyball and track for four years at Martin Luther King ... hobbies include playing all sports, laughing and hanging out with friends and family ... major is social welfare

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Career Highs
At Bats 5 (4x) MR at Michigan, May 4, 2014
Runs 3 vs. Illinois, April 11, 2014
Hits 4 vs. Illinois, April 11, 2014
Doubles 2 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, March 1, 2014
Triples 1 (3x) MR vs. Boston University, Feb. 22, 2013
Home Runs 3 vs. Illinois, April 11, 2014
Runs Batted In 8 vs. Illinois, April 11, 2014
Walks

3 at Northwestern, March 21, 2014

Strikeouts 2 (10x) MR vs. Iowa, March 29, 2014
Stolen Bases 3 vs. Georgia Southern, Feb. 24, 2013
Hitting Streak 7 (2x), MR April 9-16, 2014
Season Highs
At Bats 5 (2x) MR at Michigan, May 4
Runs 3 vs. Illinois, April 11
Hits 4 vs. Illinois, April 11
Doubles 2 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, March 1
Triples N/A
Home Runs 3 vs. Illinois, April 11
Runs Batted In 8 vs. Illinois, April 11
Walks 3 at Northwestern, March 21
Strikeouts 2 vs. Iowa, March 29
Stolen Bases 1 (2x) MR at Michigan, May 3
Hitting Streak 7 (2x), MR 4/9-16

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