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                                            HORIZON LEAGUE REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPIONS - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2011
              2013 SCHEDULE
FEBRUARY
  22   vs. Rhode Island !                             W, 7-0                                                   LOYOLA (1-2) at UNDER ARMOUR INVITE
  24   at Coastal Carolina !                          L, 1-5
       at Coastal Carolina !                          L, 3-5
                                                                                                                         March 1-3, 2013 - TBA
MARCH                                                                                                           Clearwater, Fla. - Eddie C. Moore Complex
  1   vs. Quinnipiac @                             2:45 p.m.
      vs. Florida Gulf Coast @                        5 p.m.
  2   vs. Eastern Kentucky @                       1:45 p.m.                                      Series Record vs. Quinnipiac: First meeting
      vs. Central Michigan @                          4 p.m.                                      Series Record vs. Florida Gulf Coast : First meeting
  3   vs. Toledo @                                    8 a.m.
  5   vs. Penn $                                      8 a.m.                                      Series Record vs. Eastern Kentucky: 0-1
      vs. La Salle $                                 10 a.m.                                      Series Record vs. Central Michigan: 0-1
  6   vs. Penn State                                   Noon                                       Series Record vs. Toledo: First meeting
  8   vs. SIU Edwardsville ^                          9 a.m.
      vs. Villanova ^                             11:15 a.m.
  9   vs. Western Michigan ^                       8:30 a.m.

 10
      vs. Providence ^
      vs. Long Island ^
                                                  10:45 a.m.
                                                  10:15 a.m.
                                                               LEADING OFF
 15   vs. Saint Louis &                              10 a.m.
      at Illinois &                                3:30 p.m.   • Loyola embarks on its annual Spring Break trip this weekend and is scheduled to play 13 games in
 16   vs. Western Michigan &                         10 a.m.   Florida during the 10-day excursion.
      Semifinal Round &                                 TBA    • With a 7-0 victory over Rhode Island last Friday, the Ramblers won a season opener for the first time
 17   at Fighting Illini Invitational &                 TBA    since 2010 when they knocked off Providence, 8-0, in five innings.
 20   PURDUE                                          4 p.m.   • Senior outfielder Brooke Andresen has been named one of 30 national candidates for the prestigious
 23   at Youngstown State * (DH)                       Noon    2013 Senior CLASS Award. The candidates will be pared down to 10 finalists midway through the season,
 24   at Youngstown State *                          10 a.m.
 27   at Northern Illinois (DH)                       4 p.m.
                                                               with the winner to be announced at the Women’s College World Series.
 29   at UIC * (DH)                                    Noon    • One year ago, Loyola reached the title game of the Horizon League Championship for the first time since
 30   at UIC *                                         Noon    2004. The Ramblers have been one of the most successful teams in Horizon League play over the last
                                                               decade-plus, earning at least a share of the conference’s regular-season crown five times in the last 12
APRIL                                                          seasons.
   2     at Northwestern                              4 p.m.   • Three runs was the barometer for success for Loyola last season. When the Ramblers scored at least
   4     IPFW (DH)                                    2 p.m.   three runs, they owned a 21-6 (.778) record, but were 5-17 (.227) when scoring fewer than three runs.
   6     VALPARAISO * (DH)                             Noon
   7     VALPARAISO *                                  Noon
                                                               • Loyola was picked to win the Horizon League title in the annual preseason poll of the League’s coaches.
  13     at Detroit * (DH)                           11 a.m.   This marks the first time since 2008 that the Ramblers have been tabbed to win the conference crown.
  14     at Detroit *                                11 a.m.   • Junior third baseman Lauren Moore and junior pitcher Brittany Gardner were named Horizon League
  17     at Wisconsin (DH)                            3 p.m.   Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, on February 26. The honor is the first ever for Moore, while
  20     at Cleveland State * (DH)                     Noon    Gardner collected the award for the fifth time in her illustrious career.
  21     at Cleveland State *                        11 a.m.   • Following the team’s spring trip to Florida, it will return to the Midwest to compete in the Fighting Illini
  25     at DePaul                                    4 p.m.   Invitational, March 15-17, in Urbana, Ill.
  27     GREEN BAY * (DH)                              Noon
  28     GREEN BAY *                                   Noon

MAY
  4      WRIGHT STATE * (DH)                           Noon    PITCHERS
  5      WRIGHT STATE *                                Noon
 8-11    Horizon League Championship                    TBA    Pos.   No.    Name                                            W-L    ERA     K       MISC
                                                               LHP    18     Brittany Gardner (Jr., Orland Park, Ill.)       1-1    2.50   12       14.0 IP, 2 CG
all times Central and subject to change                        LHP     5     Kristina Vizza (Fr., Naperville, Ill.)          0-0    3.82    1       3.2 IP, 3 BB
* denotes Horizon League game                                  RHP     4     Ashley Rogers (Fr., Evergreen Park, Ill.)       0-1    9.00    2       2.1 IP
! denotes Kickin’ Chicken Classic (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)         RHP    12     Amanda Ciran (So., St. Charles, Ill.)           ---     ---   ---      went 5-12 last yr.
@ denotes USF-Under Armour Invitational (Clearwater, Fla.)
                                                               RHP     2     Keali Engelkens (Jr., Milledgeville, Ill.)      ---     ---   ---      3-0 in 2012
$ denotes Rebel Games (Kissimmee, Fla.)
^ denotes USF Invite (Clearwater, Fla.)
& denotes Fighting Illini Invitational (Urbana, Ill.)          LINEUP
                                                               Pos.   No.    Name                                            AVG.   HR     RBI      MISC
                                                                CF    17     Brooke Andresen (Sr., Woodridge, Ill.)          .375   0       1       2 2B, 2 BB
                                                                2B    44     Jessica Balzano (So., Des Plaines, Ill.)        .111   0       0       2 runs
                                                                3B    21     Lauren Moore (Jr., Antioch, Ill.)               .500   2       4       1.100 slugging %
                                                                RF     6     Annie Korth (So., Elburn, Ill.)                 .250   0       0       2nd Team All-HL in 2012
                                                                DP    16     Katy LaCivita (Fr., Downers Grove, Ill.)        .000   0       0       5 AB
                                                                1B     7     Brie Pasquale (Fr., Naperville, Ill.)           .444   1       3       1 SB
                                                                SS    11     Hannah Jenkins (Fr., Chicago Ridge, Ill.)       .000   0       0       9 AB
                                                                 C    13     Tarran Shaffer (Fr., Matherville, Ill.)         .143    0      2       ---
                                                                LF    15     Olivia Bell (Jr., Plainfield, Ill.)             .125   0       0       .306 in 2012


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                       LOYOLA RAMBLERS SOFTBALL GAME NOTES - AT USF UNDER ARMOUR INVITATIONAL

                                              2013 Loyola Softball Roster                                                        Head Coach Missy Beseres

   No.        Name                   Pos.       Ht.         B/T        Yr.         Hometown/HighSchool/College                                 Overall Record: 53-51
                                                                                                                                               Record at Loyola: 53-51
    1         Kat Widup               OF        5-1         L/R        Fr.         Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley
    2         Keali Engelkens        P/UT       5-8         L/R        Jr.         Milledgeville, Ill./Milledgeville
    4         Ashley Rogers          P/UT       5-5         R/R        Fr.         Evergreen Park, Ill./Mother McAuley
    5         Kristina Vizza           P        5-10        L/L        Fr.         Naperville, Ill./Naperville Central
    6         Annie Korth            C/UT       5-8         R/R        So.         Elburn, Ill./St. Charles North
    7         Brie Pasquale           UT        5-5         R/R        Fr.         Naperville, Ill./Wheaton St. Francis         With Missy Beseres at the helm, the
   11         Hannah Jenkins          SS        5-9         R/R        Fr.         Chicago Ridge, Ill./Richards                 Loyola University Chicago softball
   12         Amanda Ciran           P/UT       5-10        R/R        So.         St. Charles, Ill./St. Charles North          program has enjoyed two of its best
   13         Tarran Shaffer          UT        5-9         R/R        So.         Matherville, Ill./Sherrard                   seasons in school history. With 53
   15         Olivia Bell             OF        5-5         L/R        Jr.         Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield South            wins, the Golden Valley, Minn., na-
   16         Katy LaCivita           1B        5-7         R/R        Fr.         Downers Grove, Ill./Downers Grove South      tive has posted the second-highest
   17         Brooke Andresen         OF        5-9         L/R        Sr.         Woodridge, Ill./Downers Grove South          total by a Loyola coach in her first
   18         Brittany Gardner        P         5-10        L/L        Jr.         Orland Park, Ill./Sandburg                   two seasons and her .510 winning
   21         Lauren Moore            IF        5-6         R/R        Jr.         Antioch, Ill./Antioch                        percentage currently ranks second in
   22         Hannah Berris          C/UT       5-8         R/R        Sr.         Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield North            program annals.
   24         Lauren Zaworski        IF/OF      5-7         R/R        Jr.         Palatine, Ill./Fremd
   27         Emily Bentley           1B        5-10        R/R        Jr.         Midland, Mich./Midland                       In two short seasons, Beseres, a
   44         Jessica Balzano         2B        5-3         B/R        So.         Des Plaines, Ill./Elk Grove                  former standout pitcher at Penn
                                                                                                                                State, has guided the Ramblers to
                                                                                   Pronunciation Guide                          five wins over BCS conference op-
                                                                                   Andresen - An-dree-sin                       ponents, including perennial powers
   Head Coach: Missy Beseres (Penn State, 2006 - 3rd year at Loyola)               Beseres - Buh-sair-iss                       Northwestern and DePaul among
   Assistant Coach: Jeff Tylka (Knox, 2001)                                        Brie Pasquale- Bree Pass-quall-ee            others, and she is the first coach in
   Assistant Coach: Nicole Pauly (Northwestern, 2010)                              Ciran - Sir-an                               Loyola history to guide the program
                                                                                   Tarran - Tare - inn                          to finishes of first or second place
                                                                                                                                in each of her first two seasons on
                                                                                                                                the job. Ten players have earned All-
MO BETTER                                                                                                                       Horizon League accolades under Be-
Junior third baseman Lauren Moore, who hit a career-best .281 (43 for 153) last year, got off to a torrid start this season,    seres’ watch, and she has produced
batting .500 (5 for 10) with a pair of home runs and four RBI at the Kickin’ Chicken Classic. The Antioch, Ill., native, who    a Horizon League Newcomer of the
was coached in high school by current Rambler assistant coach Jeff Tylka, hit only three home runs last spring and in her       Year, Horizon League Pitcher of the
first at-bat of 2013, mashed a three-run home run to fuel Loyola’s 7-0 victory over Rhode Island on February 22.                Year, and a National Fastpitch Coach-
                                                                                                                                es Association (NFCA) Second Team
THE HIT DOCTOR                                                                                                                  All-Great Lakes Region performer, as
Senior outfielder Brooke Andresen has already established herself as one of the top hitters ever to wear the Maroon and         well as the first National Profession-
Gold and the sweet-swinging lefty is also closing in on a couple of school marks. She enters this weekend’s action with         al Fastpitch player in Loyola history.
169 hits, which puts her eight behind Loyola career record holder Ellen Antonacci (177), and she needs 28 runs to match         In addition to success on the field in
Tara Miller’s school record of 115. A three-time First Team All-Horizon League honoree, Andresen owns a .346 career bat-        2011, the Ramblers also thrived in
ting average and has never hit below .325 in her illustrious career. Andresen got her senior campaign off to a strong start,    the classroom under Beseres’ watch
going 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles in the season-opening win versus Rhode Island on February 22. One of the best              as five individuals were named NFCA
clutch hitters on the roster, Andresen hit .373 (19 for 51) with runners in scoring position a year ago.                        Scholar-Athletes for having grade-
                                                                                                                                point averages of 3.50 or higher.
THE GREAT GARDNER                                                                                                               Andresen and Arceneaux were also
Last year, lefthander Brittany Gardner put together one of the best seasons ever by a Rambler hurler. The Orland Park, Ill.,    named to the 2011 Horizon League
native compiled an 18-10 record and a 2.69 ERA and struck out a Loyola single-season record 205 batters en route to             Softball All-Academic Team.
Horizon League Pitcher of the Year and Second Team All-Great Lakes Region honors. Gardner, who has allowed only 96
hits in her last 155.1 innings pitched, opened the 2013 season in sterling fashion, tossing her second career one-hitter        A 2006 graduate of Penn State,
and striking out six in a 7-0 win over Rhode Island. She tossed a pair of no-hitters last spring, blanking Cleveland State      Beseres holds the Nittany Lions’
(3-0) on April 15, and she also threw the first no-no in Horizon League Championship play since 2006 when she held              career record with 53 victories and
Green Bay without a hit in a 2-0 victory on May 10. Gardner enters this weekend’s play 18 wins shy of Kari Klier’s (1992-       totaled 746 strikeouts in her career.
95) career record of 51 victories, and she also needs 130 strikeouts to equal Kiler’s all-time record of 535 punchouts.         She was a Third Team All-Big Ten
                                                                                                                                selection in 2006 and also garnered
FAST START FOR A FRESHMAN                                                                                                       Second Team All-Great Lakes Region
Freshman Brie Pasquale got her collegiate career off to a rousing start at the Kickin’ Chicken Classic last weekend by bat-     accolades. A two-time team most
ting .444 (4 for 9) with a home run, a double, and three RBI. The first baseman was the only Rambler to hit safely in all       valuable player, she also pitched
three games last weekend and she doubled home a run in Loyola’s season-opening, 7-0 victory versus Rhode Island on              professionally for the Chicago
February 22. In a 5-3 loss to Coastal Carolina two days later, she blasted a two-run homer, the first of her career, and in a   Bandits.
5-1 loss to the Chanticleers, she recorded her first career two-hit outing.
                                                                                                                                         BESERES YEAR-BY-YEAR
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS
Last season, six Ramblers were recognized as National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar-Athletes for            Year        School     Record
their outstanding performance in the classroom. Brooke Andresen, Lauren Arceneaux, Emily Bentley, Hannah Berris, Keali          2011        Loyola      26-26
Engelkens, and Seana Stillson each achieved a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher during the 2011-12 school year.             2012        Loyola      26-23
                                                                                                                                2013        Loyola       1-2
RAMBLINGS                                                                                                                       Totals                  53-51
In two seasons under head coach Missy Beseres, Loyola owns five victories over BCS conference teams, with four of
those wins coming against teams from the Big Ten Conference ... Under Beseres, the Ramblers are 15-11 in one-run
games.
                                           2013 Loyola Chicago Softball
                            Overall Statistics for Loyola Chicago (as of Feb 25, 2013)
                                        (All games Sorted by Batting avg)

                                        Record: 1-2       Home: 0-1              Away: 0-1     Neutral: 1-0         Horizon: 0-0

Player                  avg gp-gs           ab       r    h    2b 3b hr           rbi   tb slg%      bb hp      so gdp     ob% sf sh sb-att              po   a           e fld%
21 MOORE, Lauren       . 500     3-3       10    2        5     0    0       2     4 11 1.100         0    0    0      0   . 500   0    0       0-0       3       9       0 1.000
24 ZAWORSKI, Lauren    . 500     3-0        2    1        1     0    0       0     0  1 . 500         1    0    0      0   . 667   0    0       0-0       0       0       0 .000
 7 PASQUALE, Brie      .444      3-3        9    1        4     1    0       1     3  8 . 889         0    0    0      0   .444    0    0       1-1      23       1       0 1.000
17 ANDRESEN, Brooke    . 375     3-3        8    2        3     2    0       0     1  5 . 625         2    0    1      0   . 500   0    0       0-0       4       0       0 1.000
 6 KORTH, Annie        . 250     3-3        8    1        2     0    0       0     0  2 . 250         2    0    0      0   .400    0    0       0-0       2       0       0 1.000
13 SHAFFER, Tarran     . 143     3-3        7    0        1     0    0       0     2  1 . 143         0    0    2      0   . 125   1    0       0-0      16       1       0 1.000
15 BELL, Olivia        . 125     3-3        8    1        1     0    0       0     0  1 . 125         0    0    3      0   .125    0    0       0-0       0       0       0 .000
44 BALZANO, Jessica    . 111     3-3        9    2        1     0    0       0     0  1 . 111         1    0    2      0   . 200   0    0       0-0       9       6       2 .882
11 JENKINS, Hannah     . 000     3-3        9    0        0     0    0       0     0  0 . 000         0    0    4      0   .000    0    0       0-0       3       6       0 1.000
16 LaCIVITA, Katy      . 000     3-3        5    0        0     0    0       0     0  0 . 000         0    0    1      0   . 000   0    1       0-0       0       0       0 .000
 2 ENGELKENS, Keali    . 000     2-0        1    1        0     0    0       0     0  0 . 000         0    0    0      0   .000    0    0       0-0       0       0       0 .000
Totals                 .237      3          76   11       18     3   0       3    10    30    .395    6    0    13     0   .289     1   1       1-1      60   31          2 .978
Opponents              .203      3          74   10       15     2   0       3    10    26    .351   11    1    15     1   .310     1   1       3-3      60   25          3 .966


LOB - Team (13), Opp (18). DPs turned - Team (2).

                                             (All games Sorted by Earned run avg)

Player                   era      w-l     app gs         cg    sho   sv           ip     h       r    er       bb     so    2b     3b   hr b/avg wp hp bk sfa sha
18 GARDNER, Brittany    2. 50    1-1         2   2       2     1/0   0       14.0        7      5     5        6      12     0     0    2       .140     0    1       0    1   0
 5 VIZZA, Kristina      3. 82    0-0         1   0       0     0/0   0        3.2        4      2     2        3       1     1     0    0       . 286    0    0       0    0   1
 4 ROGERS, Ashley       9. 0 0   0-1         1   1       0     0/0   0        2.1        4      3     3        2       2     1     0    1       .4 0 0   0    0       0    0   0
Totals                   3. 50    1-2        3   3        2    1/0       0       20.0    15     10    10       11     15     2      0       3    .203     0   1       0    1    1
Opponents                3. 50    2-1        3   3        2    0/0       0       20.0    18     11    10        6     13     3      0       3    .237     0   0       0    1    1


SBA/ATT - SHAFFER (3-3), VIZZA (2-2), ROGERS (1-1).

				
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