Brooke Andresen
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Brooke Andresen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Woodridge, Ill.

High School:
Downers Grove South

Height:
5-9

Position:
OF

Bats/Throws:
L/R

02/03/2014

Loyola Hosts Total Control Sports Invitational To Open 2014 Season

Ramblers will play four games in the eight-team tournament

10/01/2013

Ten Ramblers Tabbed 2013 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes

Team nearly doubles their number of honorees from last year

06/25/2013

Eighty-Five Ramblers Named To 2012-13 Academic Honor Roll

Eighteen members of women's soccer team recognized

06/14/2013

Loyola Places Eleven Student-Athletes On Horizon League Spring All-Academic Teams

Three members of Ramblers Horizon League Champion Women's Track & Field team recognized

04/21/2013

Ciran Throws Gem As Loyola Blanks Cleveland State, 3-0

Sophomore scatters three hits, strikes out seven

2013: Became the first player in Loyola softball history to earn First Team All-Horizon League honors in each of her four seasons as a Rambler ... Graduated as Loyola's career leader in hits (215), runs (116), and at-bats (637), while her .338 batting average also ranked among the top five ... Named Capital One First Team Academic All-District V ... Hit .314 (49-for-156) with a team-best 31 runs and shared the team lead with nine doubles ... Also matched a personal best with five homers and drove in 18 runs ... Split her time between center field and shortstop ... In Horizon League contests, hit .317 (26-for-82) with five homers and 14 RBI ... In Loyola's wins, batted .351 (34-for-97) ... Registered 14 multi-hit efforts including a pair of three-hit performances ... Started the season with a bang, going 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles, a walk and a RBI in the opener versus Rhode Island ... Had a season-best, 10-game hitting streak, March 9 - April 2 ... Recorded two hits in five consecutive outings, March 9-15 ... Reached base safely in 20 straight games, March 9 - April 18 ... Loyola went 4-0 when she homered ... Had a pair of hits, including a double, and drove in a run at Illinois ... Her double in the fourth inning of a March 9 contest versus Western Michigan gave her 178 career hits and sole possession of Loyola's career record in that category ... Went 3-for-5 with a career-best five RBI, a triple and a home run in a win at UIC ... In a three-game series versus Valparaiso, went 5-for-10 (.500) with three homers, five RBI, five runs and a pair of walks ... Clubbed three roundtrippers in a doubleheader sweep of Valparaiso ... Committed only one error in the final 17 games of the season ... Totaled two hits and drove in a run against Wright State in her final home game as a Rambler ... Member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll ... Was one of 25 seniors campus-wide to be part of Loyola's prestigious Maroon and Gold Society ... Selected to the Horizon League Softball All-Academic Team ... Was one of 30 national candidates for the Senior CLASS Award.

2012: Was the team leader with a .325 (54-for-166) batting average and became the first Rambler to earn First Team All-Horizon League honors in each of her first three seasons ... Is only the second Rambler ever, joining Yasmin Khan, to earn first team all-conference accolades three or more times in her career ... Entered her senior season needing only 11 hits to tie Ellen Antonacci's school record of 177 career hits ... Hit .373 (19-for-51) with runners in scoring position ... Batted .349 (29-for-89) with four homers and 13 RBI in Horizon League action ... Reached base safely in 21 consecutive contests, March 31 - April 28 ... Strung together a season-best, 13-game hitting streak, March 31 - April 14 ... Recorded 13 multi-hit efforts ... Loyola went 4-1 when she hit a home run and 14-4 when she drove in at least one run ... Went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in a 5-3 loss to Cleveland State ... Homered in a 3-for-4 performance in game two of a doubleheader sweep at Valparaiso ... Named to the Horizon League All-Tournament Team after batting .333 (4-for-12) with three doubles and a pair of RBI ... Closed out the year on a six-game hitting streak and did not commit an error in the team's final 36 contests ... Member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll ... NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the Horizon League Softball All-Academic Team.

2011: Among players with at least 100 at-bats, led the team with a .329 average ... Appeared in and started 50 games, splitting time between second base and centerfield, while also making one start at shortstop ... Became the first Rambler since Yasmin Khan in 1998-99 to bat .300 or better in each of her first two seasons at Loyola ... Secured First Team All-Horizon League honors for the second straight year ... Became the first position player to earn First Team All-Horizon League accolades in consecutive seasons since Allison Scanlin in 2004-05 ... Is the first position player in Loyola history to capture First Team All-Horizon League accolades in each of her first two seasons as a Rambler ... Hit a team-best .405 with runners in scoring position ... Had 15 multi-hit games ... Strung together a 10-game hitting streak, March 26 - April 9 ... Reached base safely in 15 straight contests, March 26 - April 14 ... Went 4-for-5 with three runs, two doubles, a home run and three RBI in a 10-0 victory at Detroit ... Went 3-for-3 with a homer and three runs scored in an 11-0 rout of Penn ... Tallied two hits versus UIC in Horizon League Championship play ... Loyola went 13-7 when she hit in the No. 2 spot in the lineup ... NFCA Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the Horizon League Softball All-Academic Team ... Member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Enjoyed one of the finest seasons ever by a Loyola freshman as she led the team with a .384 batting average, 35 runs and 58 hits ... Picked up First Team All-Horizon League and Horizon League All-Newcomer Team accolades ... Her .384 batting average ranks third on Loyola's single-season chart, while her 35 runs is tied for third and her 58 hits sit fifth ... In Horizon League action, hit a scorching .434 with 17 runs, four doubles, a triple, a homer and 11 RBI ... Set a Loyola record with a 25-game hitting streak, March 24 - April 29 ... Had 16 multi-hit games, including five three-hit efforts ... After going hitless in her first six at-bats, hit .400 (58-for-145) the rest of the year ... Had a pair of hits and scored twice against No. 24 UMass ... Went 3-for-8 in a doubleheader versus No. 18 Illinois ... Tallied two hits, a pair of runs and a RBI in an 8-0 win over No. 24 Notre Dame ... In a 14-6 victory against Saint Louis, recorded two hits, a home run, a stolen base and four RBI ... Went 3-for-3 in a 9-1 loss at Valparaiso ... Went 3-for-4 with three runs, a double, stolen base and pair of RBI in a 19-0 win against Detroit ... Showcased her versatility by playing shortstop, second base and the outfield.

High School: Had a standout career at Downers Grove South High School, racking up 185 hits, 135 RBI, 52 extra-base hits and 17 home runs in four years on the varsity squad ... As a junior, batted .514 with nine homers, 15 doubles and 48 RBI ... Earned Chicago Tribune Second Team All-State honors as a senior and First Team honors as a junior ... Also picked up First Team All-State recognition from the Chicago Sun-Times and Illinois Coaches Association as a junior ... Named team MVP as a junior ... Gatorade Player of the Year and Wendy's High School Heisman Award nominee ... Four-time all-conference and three-time all-area selection ... Played club for the Beverly Bandits ... Presidential Award recipient ... Illinois State Scholar ... Member of the 4.0 honor roll in seven of her eight semesters.

Personal: Daughter of Bill and Darlene Andresen ... Born September 13, 1990 ... Majoring in English/secondary education.

Andresen's Career Statistics

Year
G-GS
Avg.
AB
R
H
RBI
2B
3B
HR
BB
SO
HBP
SB-SBA
2010
46-46
.384
151
35
58
21
7
2
3
2
20
4
10-13
2011
50-50
.329
164
25
54
13
6
0
4
7
24
4
9-11
2012
49-49
.325
166
25
54
24
11
0
5
9
21
4
6-8
2013
47-47
.314
156
31
49
18
9
1
5
16
21
7
0-0
Totals
192-192
.338
637
116
215
76
33
3
17
34
86
19
25-32