Boilermakers put two players each on first, second and third teams.
Varsho, Burkhardt named to first team; Chiodo, Fecho, Fletcher earn second team accolades.
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Senior infielder led the Boilermaker bats in four wins with a .778 average, including .833 in three Big Ten games.
Thirty-two members of Purdue track & field recognized for 3.0+ GPAs.
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For the record: Ranks third in season walks (34), a tally which ranks third among Big Ten players ... ranks third in career walks (84) and fifth in career assists (389).
2014: First Team All-Midwest Region ... Second Team All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Tournament all-tournament team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Player of the Week March 24 ... College Sports Madness National Field Player of the Week and CSM Big Ten Softball Player of the Week, March 25 ... saw action in all 56 games, starting 54, 44 at third base and 10 at second base ... boasted a .345 batting average with 18 extra-base hits ... tallied nine doubles and nine home runs ... drove in 38 RBI, including six game winners ... scored 34 runs, including three game winners ... reached base via hit or walk in 45 of 56 games ... reached base in 22 straight games from March 7 to April 9 ... has recorded 12 multi-hit efforts and two perfect days at the plate ... put together an eight-game hit streak from March 16-30 ... ranked among the top 10 in the Big Ten in walks (4th with 34) and on-base percentage (8th with .472) ... ranked second on team in batting average during Big Ten play at .371 ... ranked second during league play in walks (19), third in on-base percentage (.519), fourth in slugging percentage (.774), fifth in home runs (6), sixth in RBI (22), eighth in doubles (7) and 10th in runs (19).
2013: Academic All-Big Ten ... saw action in 48 games, starting 42 at third base, one at second base and one as the designated player ... posted a .264 average with six extra-base hits ... scored 16 runs, including one game-winner and two game-tying scores, while also driving 12 RBI, including the game-winner against No. 21 Nebraska ... posted six-game hit streak (March 29 - April 9) and ended the season on a five-game streak (May 3- )... reached base via hit, walk or hit by pitch in 33 of 48 games ... tallied multiple hits in five games ... drew 16 walks and was hit by a pitch once ... laid down four sacrifices ... stole eight bases ... ranked ninth in the Big Ten in triples (2) and second in conference play in triples (2).
2012: Played in all 53 games, starting 52 at third base ... posted a .313 average with 40 hits in 128 at-bats, including nine extra-base hits and a team-leading .364 average in Big Ten play ... tallied five doubles, two triples, which ranked sixth in the Big Ten, and two home runs, including an inside-the-parker against San Diego State ... scored 23 runs, including two game tying efforts and the game-winner against Illinois ... drove in 17 RBI, including two game-tying efforts and the game-winners against Northern Colorado and Ball State ... posted multiple hits in eight games, including a three-hit effort against Indiana and three perfect days at the plate ... put together a six-game hit streak from April 16 to April 28... drew 17 walks and was hit by three pitches ... laid down two sacrifices and stole one base ... posted a .364 average with two doubles and a triple, which ranked fourth in the league, during conference play ... boasted a .563 on-base percentage, tops on the team, in Big Ten games.
2011: Started 48 games at third base ... posted a .288 average with six doubles, a triple, a home run and six stolen bases ... scored 25 runs, including six game winners and one game-tying effort ... drove in 15 RBI, including one game winner , one game-tying hit and a three RBI effort against IUPUI ... posted multiple hits in 12 games, including a 2-for-2 effort against Buffalo ... first collegiate hit was a single in the season opener against Louisiana Tech ... hit first career home run against Michigan State ... drew 17 walks, second most on the team, and laid down four sacrifices ... reached base in 29 of 46 games in which she batted ... boasted a .286 average during conference play, fourth best on the team, while ranking sixth in the league with one triple.
High School: A four-time all-league selection at Kennedy High School, earning first team honors all four years under coach Stacy Fields ... garnered first team all-city accolades three times, her freshman, sophomore and senior years, while also earning team MVP honors her first two seasons ... batted .528 with 39 RBI, seven home runs and a .585 on-base percentage as a rookie, while garnering Daily News Newcomer of the Year honors and leading Kennedy to a runner-up finish at the all-city championship ... posted a .563 average and seven home runs her sophomore year ... turned in a .479 average with 38 runs and six homers as a junior, while also earning the Academic Achievement Award ... received City Player of the Year honors and first team all-league and all-city accolades after posting a .494 average with five home runs and leading Kennedy to the city title as a senior ... played in the all-city all-star game and the east/west all-star game her final campaign ... a three-time Scholar Award winner ... played varsity soccer as a freshman ... played summer ball for the Cal Sliderz.
Personal: Full name is Victoria Chiodo... born Jan. 29, 1992 ... parents are Charles and Jeannette Chiodo ... has two brothers, Charlie and Michael, and one sister, Camille ... plans to major in communications at Purdue.