26 Susan Churchwell
2002: SECOND TEAM ALL-WEST REGION by NFCA, SECOND TEAM ALL-CCAA, THIRD TEAM VERIZON ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN... Won school’s W.P. LINDLEY AWARD as outstanding scholar-athlete of the year... Finished 2nd in CCAA, 21st nationally with 1.06 ERA... Pitched a one-hit gem over Bakersfield (2/23) that proved to be a turning point... Went 3-5 with 1.90 ERA up to that game, 15-5 and 0.72 the rest of the way... Fired three 1-hitters, three 2-hitters for the year... Named CCAA Pitcher of the Week after hurling back-to-back shutouts of San Bernardino (3/15) and UC San Diego (3/16)... Offensively, led the Aggies with 16 doubles, tying Kim Nelson’s 1994 school record... Needs just 6 more to surpass Jenny Hall as UC Davis career leader... Also led team with 30 RBI... Stands 13 shy of becoming sixth Aggie to reach 100-RBI plateau... Had 7 multi-hit games, including 3-for-3, 2-RBI effort vs. Western Washington (4/6)... Pounded out pair of doubles the next day vs. Stanislaus (4/7).
2001: THIRD TEAM ALL-AMERICA, FIRST TEAM ALL-WEST REGION, CCAA PITCHER OF THE YEAR... Led all Division II pitchers with school-record 0.21 ERA... Also led league in hits allowed (3.42 per game) and opposing batting (.142)... Only 7 hits allowed were for extra bases... Shattered school record with 69.2 consecutive scoreless innings (2/14-4/7)... Fired four one-hitters: at Dominguez (3/2), vs. Western New Mexico (4/21) and twice vs. Chico (2/2 & 5/4)... Had season-best 11 strikeouts vs. Western Washington (3/23)... Also one of league’s top hitters, finishing 2nd in CCAA in batting (.405)... Struck out just 3 times in 158 games, the 8th-best ratio in Division II... Had 9 games with 3 or more hits... All 3 HRs came in season-opening tournament at Stanislaus... Recorded 8 RBIs in first two games of tourney... Went 4-for-5 with 2 2B at San Bernardino (2/16).
2000: SECOND TEAM ALL-CCAA... Led team and finished 3rd in conference with 0.95 ERA... Yielded .170 batting average and never surrendered a home run... Went six straight starts without giving up a run (2/18-3/4)... Earned CCAA Pitcher of the Week (4/24)... Fanned 11 in just 4.1 innings at Sonoma (3/31)... Also batted .342, 3rd on team, 8th in CCAA... Opened season with 16-game hit streak... Had 14 multi-hit games... Homered in both ends of a doubleheader vs. Stanislaus (2/15) to earn league’s first Player of the Week Award for 2000... Suffered season-ending injury just before NCAA postseason.
EL TORO HS ’99: Earned first team All-Northern Section, all-county, All-Seaview League as a senior... Second team all-section, second team all-county, first team all-league as a junior... Ranked fourth in graduating class.
PERSONAL: Born June 14, 1981 in San Clemente, Calif... Majoring in communication... Second team ASA All-American for Southern California Rebels... Club team finished ninth at ASA nationals.