#9 Bridget Metzger

POS. INF
B/T R/R
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Rochelle,Ill.
PREV. SCHOOL Rochelle Township

As a Junior: Selected to the 2009 All-OVC second team… Led the team in runs scored with 28… Had second best hitting percentage on team at .286… Recorded a team second-best 44 hits and notched 18 RBI… Turned in a slugging percentage of .429 and a fielding percentage of .942… She had 14 multiple hit games and recorded an on base percentage of .345… Led the team in doubles and ranked fourth in the OVC with 14… Tallied nine stolen bases, second best on the team… Recorded a team second-best 66 total bases and was third on the squad sacrifice bunts

As a Sophomore: Played in and started in all 54 games... Led the team in runs scored with 23... Recorded a team second best six steals with a .667 stolen base percentage... Tallied 10 RBI’s and had a .261 slugging percentage... Notched five doubles

As a Freshman: Played in 58 games, starting all 58 at shortstop...hit .278 with a slugging percentage of .414...led the Tigers with 11 doubles and was second on the team with 20 RBIs...scored 19 times and was recognized as an NFCA Academic All-American.

At Rochelle Township HS: A two-time First Team All-Conference selection for Brian Mungai...All-Conference honorable mention as a sophomore...named to the Sauk Valley News First Team and All-Conference All-Academic Team for her junior and senior seasons...finished with a .437 batting average and was selected as MVP in 2005 and team captain in 2006...a two-time Second Team All-Conference and a two-time Third Team Sauk Valley News All-Area member in basketball...team captain and defensive award winner in her final two seasons...highest shooting percentage as a sophomore and junior years...named All-Conference Honorable Mention, Sauk Valley News All-Area Honorable Mention and team captain as a senior in volleyball...Who's Who Among American High School Students, National Honor Society, High Honor Roll, and President's Education Award...nominee for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award...played travel ball for the Elgin Heat and was selected to play in the Colorado Sparkler Showcase All-Star game.

Personal: Major is Dental Hygiene...Daughter of Merle and Susan Metzger...Born August 5, 1988, in Rockford, Illinois.