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Letty Olivarez
Letty Olivarez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newark, Calif.

High School:
Newark Memorial

Height:
5-6

Position:
P

Honors: Named third team All-Big Ten in 2010 ... 2009 Academic All-Big Ten ... named to the Bama Bash All-Tournament team in 2009

Career: Among all-time UW pitching leaders ... twice tied school record with 17 strikeouts in one game (4/21/10) and (5/12/10) ... holds school record for games started at pitcher in one season (2010) ... all-time at UW, ranks second in appearances (152), strikeouts per seven innings (5.50) and saves (4) ... third in strikeouts (537) ... fourth in wins (37), games started (104), opponents' batting average (.261) and innings pitched (684.0) ... fifth in complete games (43) ... sixth in ERA (3.34) and shutouts (6) ... seventh in WHIP (walks + hits/innings pitched; 1.50) ... ninth in home runs hit (10) ... 2010: Ranks third for one season at UW with 42 appearances ... fifth with 182 strikeouts ... sixth with 225.0 innings pitched and 6.00 K/7 IP ... tenth with 13 wins ... 2009: tied for second with 2 saves in single season ... 39 appearances ranks sixth at UW ... pitched 184.1 innings, ranking 10th for single-season at UW ... 2008: 41 appearances ranked fourth at UW ... seventh-best strikeout ratio in single-season with 5.62 mark ... 2007: Tied for second with 2 saves in single season ... opponents' batting average of .241 ranked eighth at UW for one season ... three shutouts tied for 10th-most in one season at Wisconsin ... among freshman all-time at Wisconsin, tied for school record with 2 saves ... ranks third in appearances with 30, winning percentage (.563), shutouts (3) and opponents' batting average (.241) ... fourth in earned run average (2.30), wins (9), strikeouts (93) and innings pitched (127.2) ... fifth in strikeout ratio (5.10) ... sixth in games started (18) ... seventh in complete games (5) and walks per 7 innings (3.56)

2010: Led team in nearly all pitching categories ... became the eighth player in school history to hit two home runs in one game as she went 3-3 with 2 home runs, 1 double, career-high 3 runs and 2 RBI against Michigan State (5/14) ... tied school record with 17 strikeouts in career-high 9.1 innings against Minnesota (5/12) ... walked 0 batters while tying career high in innings pitched (8.0) and had season-high two hits in win against North Dakota (4/29) ... tied school record with 17 strikeouts against South Dakota (Apr. 21) ... gave up 0 earned runs in 8.0 innings against Northern Illinois (Apr. 20) ... recorded sixth shutout of career with 7 IP, 6 K performance against Purdue (Apr. 17) ... struck out 10 and gave up just one run and two hits against Iowa (Apr. 14) ... against South Dakota State (Apr. 8), got the complete-game victory by striking out 10 and giving up 0 earned runs ... hit two-run triple, first 3B of career, against Northern Illinois (Apr. 20) ... season-high two RBI against Ohio State (Mar. 27) ... threw eight strikeouts only allowing two unearned runs in complete-game win over Rutgers (Mar. 12) ...threw 6 1/3 innings of no-hit ball against Florida International (Feb. 21) ... shut out Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 21) in four innings, giving up three hits ... threw seven strikeouts, allowing only one hit and zero earned runs in 4 1/3 innings of relief to earn win against Florida Gulf coast (Feb. 20) ... gave up just one earned run in complete game loss to No. 11/12 California (Feb. 12)

2009: Offensively, led team in home runs and RBI ... as pitcher, led team in wins, innings pitched, appearances, strikeouts and saves ... went 8-22 on the season with 39 appearances and had a 3.49 ERA ... drove in season-high two runs in a game on six different occasions ... threw season-high seven innings in 12 games ... nine strikeouts against Northern Iowa (Apr. 8) tied season high ... hit eighth career home run against Green Bay (Apr. 1) ... hit home run against Indiana (Mar. 28) ... tied season high with three hits against North Dakota (Mar. 25) ... went 2-2 throwing two complete-game shutouts and had an ERA of 1.00 at the Chevron Spring Fling (Mar. 11-13) ... tied season high with nine strikeouts against St. John's (Mar. 11) ... 2-0 with a 2.69 ERA and nine strikeouts at the Coach B Classic (Mar. 7-8) ... tied season-high in runs scored with two against SIU-Edwardsville (Mar. 8) ... homered against Texas Tech (Feb. 21) ... hit first home run of season against Notre Dame (Feb. 15) ... career-high three hits and season-high two runs and struck out season-high nine batters against Boise State (Feb. 8)

2008: Made 41 appearances with 22 starts in the circle ... started 42 games in the batting lineup ... had third-highest batting average on the team (.255) ... led team in wins and had 118 strikeouts and an ERA of 4.29 ... struck out a season-high 10 batters against Green Bay (Apr. 23) ...hit lead off home runs in both games against Illinois, becoming the first player in program history to do so (Apr. 20) ... tied season high with two runs scored against Penn State (Apr. 13) ... threw three complete games including a season-high 7.1 innings against South Carolina at the USF Louisville Slugger Tournament (Feb. 22) ... recorded first collegiate double against Utah Valley (Feb. 10) ... season-high two runs scored against UC Davis (Feb. 16) first career home run against Northern Colorado (Feb. 9) also earned career-high four RBIs ... had career-high three hits in the same game

2007: Made 30 appearances in the circle with 18 starts ... earned 14 starts in the batting lineup ... was 9-7 with 93 strikeouts and an ERA of 2.30 ... total wins, strikeouts, innings pitched (127.2) and final ERA are the fourth-best totals ever by a UW freshman ... picked up her first collegiate victory with a four-hit shutout vs. UTEP (2/24) ... notched her first base hit vs. Penn State (3/31) ... allowed one earned run in her first complete-game effort vs. fifth-ranked Arizona State (2/10) ... allowed three earned runs in 16.2 innings pitched vs. top-10 teams (4g, 1.26 ERA) ... got season-high 12 strikeouts vs. Green Bay (4/24) ... threw five complete games including three shutouts ... threw a two-hit shutout vs. NCAA qualifier Stetson (3/15) ... held opposing hitters to a .241 batting average ... opponents hit .204 with two outs ... went 3-1 with a 2.05 ERA during the Badgers' 11-game homestand ... allowed more than five hits just four times in 30 appearances

High School: Two-time MVAL Pitcher of the Year ... three-time team MVP ... four-time all-East Bay ... named Newark Memorial High School Athlete of the Year as a senior ... also earned all-state honors as a senior ... helped lead the Cougars to four conference titles ... team placed second in the NCS finals three out of four years ... allowed one earned run during the regular season of her senior year ... also competed with the San Jose Sting ... won the white sweater award for earning nine varsity letters ... three-time member of the honor roll ... also competed in volleyball, basketball and tennis

Personal: Parents are Luis and Maria ... has a brother, Luis Jr., and three sisters, Stacey, Patricia and Diana Rodriguez ... majoring in sociology and legal studies

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.
2007 9-7 2.30 30 18 5 3/1 2 127.2 113 60 42 65 93 20 4 11 468 569
.241
2008 7-15 3.33 41 22 3 0/0 0 147.0 151 105 70 84 118 26 1 20 548 702
.259
2009 8-22 3.49 39 27 18
2/1 2 184.1 181 119 92 75 133 46 8
14 711
827
.255
2010 13-23 3.80
42
37
17
1/2
0
225.0
241
154
122
113
193
46
0
27
869
1054
.277
Totals 37-67 3.34 152 104
43
6/4 4 684.0 686 438
326
337
537
138
13 72 2626 3152 .261

Career Offensive Statistics
Season GP/GS AB R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI

SB-SBA

BB
SO Avg. OBP

SLG

OPS HBP TB SH SF
2007 32/20 35 4 2 0 0 0 0 0-0 3 14 .057 .132 .057 .189 0 2 1 0
2008 51/44 106 15 27 4 0 4 14 1-1 15 29 .255 .347 .406 .753 0 43 6 0
2009 52/45 137 11 27 3 0 4 17 1-2 9 50 .197 .252 .307 .557 1 42 5 0
2010 46/44 107
7
26
4
1
2
16
1-1
14
21
.243
.331
.355
.686
0 38
3
0
Totals 181/153 385 37 82
11
1 10 47 3-4 41
114
.213 .290
.325 .615 1 125
15 0

Career Defensive Statistics
Season PO A E FLD Pct.
2007 7 20 2 .931
2008 10 27 1 .974
2009 29 32 2 .968
2010 15 46
2
.968
Totals 61
125 7 .964

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