Suzie Rzegocki
Suzie  Rzegocki


Lemont, Ill.

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Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics


Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

For the Record: Purdue record holder for career wins (86), shutouts (29), strikeouts (728), starts (148), complete games (107), innings pitched (940.2) and appearances (174) ... Tied season record for wins with 26 in 2011 ... Set season strikeouts record with 216 and tied season mark for starts with 44, both in 2010 ... tied game record for home runs with two against Ball State, April 21, 2010.

2011: Big Ten Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 28) ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... saw action in 45 games, starting 41 ... posted a 26-17 mark, tying the season record for wins ... issued 200 strikeouts in 259.2 innings, while throwing 35 complete games and 10 shutouts ... registered five or more strikeouts in 21 games, including a season-best 11 against Bowling Green ... boasted a 2.18 ERA and did not allow an earned run for 27 innings (Feb. 20-27) and 19 innings (May 1-8) ... ranked among the nation's best in shutouts (21st, 10) and wins (26th, 26) ... ranked among the Big Ten's top 10 in innings pitched (3rd, 259.2), looking strikeouts (4th, 59), wins (4th), strikeouts (5th), ERA (7th) and opponent batting average (8th, .233) ... set Purdue career records for wins, shutouts, starts, strikeouts, complete games, innings pitched and appearances and earned top five spots in winning percentage (3rd, .589), saves (3rd, 6) and ERA (5th, 2.18) ... earned spots among the season top five in wins (1st), strikeouts (2nd), complete games (2nd), shutouts (T2nd), starts (3rd), innings pitched (3rd) and appearances (5th)... in conference play, ranked among the top 10 in innings pitched (2nd, 111.1), strikeouts (4th, 84), wins (5th, 8), opponent batting average (5th, .237), ERA (5th, 2.51) and looking strikeouts (9th, 18) ...offensively, posted a .230 average with one double and two home runs ... drove in nine RBI, including a game winner and a game-tying effort, and 11 runs, including a game winner and a game-tying effort... reached base in 17 of 24 games with a plate appearance, including nine straight games (March 16 to April 13) ... launched two home runs, boosting her tally to five games in which she pitched and lifted a home run ... defensively, made good on 93 percent of opportunities ... Defensive MVP.

2010: Big Ten Pitcher of the Week, May 3 ... saw action in 50 games, starting 47: 44 at pitcher, two in right field and one as the designated player ... issued a school season record 216 strikeouts in 276.1 innings of work, while posting a 21-22 record in the circle ... ranked 28th nationally in shutouts (8), 29th in saves (3) and 46th in wins (21) ... threw 34 complete games with two combined shutouts ... posted a 2.56 ERA ... tossed a no-hitter against Ball State, two one hitters and a combined one hitter ... struck out five or more batters in 23 games, including a season-best 10 against New Mexico ... went 10 innings against San Diego State ... ranked among the Purdue season top five in eight categories, including first in strikeouts and starts (44) ... led the Big Ten in innings pitched and appearances, while ranking second in strikeouts, looking strikeouts (72) and saves, and fourth in wins ... in league play, ranked first in innings pitched (100.1) and saves (1), second in looking strikeouts (28) and appearances (18), fourth in assists (44) and fifth in ERA (2.51) and strikeouts (74) ... offensively, batted .277, second best on the team, with four home runs and six stolen bases ... drove in 16 RBI, including the game winners against Penn State and Minnesota ... scored 13 runs ... went 3-for-3 at the plate against Penn State ... launched school game record-tying two home runs against Ball State, while pitching a no-hitter ... the lone pitcher in Purdue lore to have hit a home run during a game in which she also pitched, having done so three times in 2010 ... reached base in 19 of the 31 games in which she had an at-bat ... drew 10 walks and was hit by a pitch three times ... garnered Defensive MVP honors at the team's postseason banquet.

2009: Third-team All-Big Ten ... saw action in 49 of the team's 51 games, 36 as the starting pitcher and 13 as the designated player ... posted a 1.48 ERA, allowing just 50 earned runs in 237 innings of work, while tallying a 24-12 record ... ranked 29th nationally in ERA and 32nd in victories ... issued 187 strikeouts, including five or more 23 times ... recorded season-best 11 Ks twice, against No. 18 Texas A&M and in Game 1 against Minnesota ... tossed 24 complete games, including six shutouts, while limiting opponents to a .199 average ... did not allow an earned run for a stretch of 33 innings from March 6 to March 15 and a stretch of 29.2 innings from March 16 to March 28 ... earned spots on the single-season top five list for wins (3rd), complete games (3rd), strikeouts (3rd), innings pitched (3rd), starts (4th) and shutouts (5th) ... ranks fifth in the Big Ten in wins, innings pitched and looking strikeouts (59), sixth in ERA and eighth in strikeouts and opponent batting average ... in conference play, ranked fourth in innings pitched (99.2) and ERA (1.62), fifth in looking strikeouts (30) and wins (9), sixth in opponent batting average (.208) and eighth in strikeouts (77) ... offensively, added seven hits, including two doubles, while accounting for the game-winning RBI against No. 4 UCLA and the game-winning run against Jacksonville State ... added two hits in the NCAA Regional win over No. 19 Louisville.

2008: Appeared in 38 games, including 27 starts ... Has thrown 167.2 innings, including two eight-inning efforts vs. Baylor (2/15) and vs. Oklahoma State (3/16) ... Tossed a complete-game one-hitter against IUPUI (4/2) ... Registered 14 complete games, including 5 shutouts ... Picked up first career shutout vs. Centenary (2/17) ... Posted 15-9 record, earning first collegiate win vs. South Alabama (2/9) ... Chalked up 2.55 ERA which ranks her tenth in the Big Ten ... Tied for first in the Big Ten with three saves, only one away from second place on Purdue's all-time single season saves list ... Struck out 125 batters, including a season-high eight on three occasions: vs. Penn State (3/28), at Michigan State (4/19) and vs. Iowa (4/25) ... Ranks ninth in the Big Ten in opponents batting average (.229) and 10th in ERA (2.55) and is tied for first in fielding percentage (1.000) ... In conference play, ranks second in saves (1), seventh in strikeouts (56), eighth in ERA (2.18), opponents batting average (.246) and wins (5), ninth in appearances (13) and 10th in innings pitched (67.1) ... Ranks 61st nationally with three saves ... Batting .224 ... Racked up 13 hits in 58 at-bats ... Registered first career hit and RBI vs. Baylor (2/15) ... Chalked up .352 on-base percentage ... First career stolen base came vs. USF (3/14) ... Yet to record an error in 45 chances.

High School: Honored as Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior ... garnered All America honors from Student Sports and the NFCA (second team) her senior year ... named first team all-state by the Chicago Tribune her final two seasons, and by the Illinois Coaches' Association as a senior ... named Chicago Daily Southtown and Chicago Sun Times Player of the Year as a junior ... set Illinois state records for single-game strikeouts (38), single-season no-hitters (14), and career strikeouts (1,467) ... ranks among the state's top five in career no-hitters (2nd with 34) and shutouts (5th with 64) ... tied state record with five consecutive no-hitters as a senior ... a four-time Joliet Herald News All-Area first team selection, garnering Co-MVP honors freshman and senior seasons and Co-Player of the Year honors as a junior ... a three-time all-area first team selection by The Star, including Co-MVP honors as a senior ... named Will County Old Timers Association Pitcher of the Year freshman and junior years ... earned Suburban Prairie Coaches All-Conference honors twice and Reporter/Met All-Area first team honors three times ... set numerous school records, including career ERA, strikeouts, no-hitters, and shutouts, while earning team MVP honors twice ... earned First Team All-Region and Chicago Sun Times first team all-area honors as a senior ... named first team all-area by Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Daily Southtown as a sophomore, while also earning all-state special mention from the Chicago Tribune.

Personal: Full name is Suzanne Marie Rzegocki ... born on July 25, 1989 ... parents are Patrick and Paulette ... has one sister: Becky ... plans on majoring in education


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