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Amanda Najdek
Amanda Najdek

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portland, Ore.

High School:
Jesuit

Height:
5-7

Position:
P

Bats/Throws:
R/R

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Honors and Awards: Big Ten Freshman of the Week (4/3/11)

Career: Tied for eighth in saves (1)

2012: Earned first career save, and UW's first save since 2010, against Green Bay (5/2) ... recorded no hits against Michigan in 4.2 innings pitched (5/5) ... finished the year with a 5-1 record ... suffered only loss of the season against Northwestern (4/1)

2011: Recorded the tenth-most wins by a UW freshman (4) ... came on in relief to pitch 6.0 innings and gave up one unearned run to earn win at Iowa (4/27) ... threw first complete-game of her career in fourth start of the season, hurling career-high eight innings and recording a career-high five strikeouts against Illinois (4/23) ... threw five scoreless innings to get the win in relief against Minnesota (4/20) ... led the Badgers to their first Big Ten win of the season in relief appearance against Michigan State, throwing a career-high six innings, matching a career-high with four strikeouts and giving up one run (4/3) ... made first start of career against Louisville (3/19) ... set career high by striking out four against UC Santa Barbara (3/12)

High School: Two-time all-metro pitcher ... named third team all-state pitcher as a senior ... earned MVP and Defensive Player of the Year award for team senior year ... second team all-metro pitcher as a junior ... all-state honorable mention pitcher as a junior ... three-time scholar athlete award winner ... also played basketball

Personal: Parents are Steve and Ronni Najdek ... two siblings, Sarah and Mark ... uncles Joe and John Najdek played rugby at Oregon State University for three years ... uncle Anton Najdek played football at Oregon State for two years ... hobbies include hanging out with friends, watching movies and listening to music ... major is sociology

Career Pitching Statistics
Season W-L ERA APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB BF Opp. Avg.
2011 4-4 3.21 21 5 1 0/1 0 65.1 84 40 30 35 30 5 4 2 268 308 .313
2012 5-1 4.12 21 8 3 1/0 1 68.0 76 53 40 33 39 12 1 2 284 323 .268
Totals 9-5 3.68 42 13 4 1/1 1 133.1 160 93 70 68 69 17 5 4 552 631 .290
Career Defensive Statistics
Season PO A E FLD Pct.
2011 2 10 0 1.000
2012 1 18 2 .905
Totals 3 28 2 .953
Pitching Career Highs
Innings Pitched 8.0 vs. Illinois, April 23, 2011
Strikeouts 5 vs. Illinois, April 23, 2011
Walks 6 (2x) MR at Michigan State, April 3, 2011
Fewest Walks* 0 (3x) MR vs. Penn State, April 21, 2012
Hits 12 vs. San Diego, March 10, 2012
Fewest Hits* 0 vs. Michigan, May 5, 2012
Home Runs 1 (4x) MR vs. Minnesota, April 7, 2012
Runs 8 vs. Michigan, April 30, 2011
Fewest Runs* 0 (3x) MR vs. Michigan, May 5, 2012
Earned Runs 7 at Texas, Feb. 17, 2011
Fewest Earned Runs* 0 (4x) MR vs. Michigan, May 5, 2012
* - Min. 4.0 IP
Pitching Season Highs
Innings Pitched 7.0 at Nevada, March 11, 2012
Strikeouts 4 at Nevada, March 9, 2012
Walks 4 (2x) MR vs. Northwestern, April 1, 2012
Fewest Walks* 0 vs. Penn State, April 21, 2012
Hits 12 vs. San Diego, March 10, 2012
Fewest Hits* 0 vs. Michigan, May 5, 2012
Home Runs 1 (2x) MR vs. Minnesota, April 7, 2012
Runs 7 vs. San Diego, March 10, 2012
Fewest Runs* 0 (2x) MR vs. Michigan, May 5, 2012
Earned Runs 6 vs. Northwestern, April 4, 2012
Fewest Earned Runs* 0 (2x) MR vs. Michigan, May 5, 2012
* - Min. 4.0 IP

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