Earned a 3.66 ERA on the year, with 23 appearances… Made a team-high 18 starts on the mound… Tossed seven complete games, with a single-game high seven innings on four difference occasions (Western Oregon 2/2, Cal State San Bernadino 2/6, Minnesota State- Mankato 2/16 and Chico State 4/26)… Earned her first win of the year in the season opener with Western Oregon on Feb. 1… Earned her first career save on Mar. 1 in a 6-3 victory over Cal State Monterey Bay… Finished the season with a 11-6 record... Named the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Pitcher of the Week on Feb. 4 and Feb. 25.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012
Earned a 3.86 ERA on the year for UC San Diego ... Took her first win of the season in a five-inning no-hitter against Northwest Nazarene (2/4) ... Threw 5.1 innings against Cal State Stanislaus (2/17) ... Her second win came after pitching three innings with just two hits and no runs against Felician College (3/7) ... Finished the season with 29 total innings pitched.
A 2011 graduate of Centennial High School in Corona ... Varsity letterman in softball all four years (2008-11) and team captain for three years ... Named to Big VIII League All-Academic Team during each of her four seasons (2008-11) ... Also competed in volleyball and soccer at CHS ... Led team with a 2.14 ERA as a sophomore ... Graduated with a 4.3 GPA and was a member of the Associated Student Body ... Additionally, competed for the Mizuno Pride 18 Gold team.
Born May 5, 1993 in Long Beach ... Parents are Jeff and Kim Hensel ... Her older sister Rachael plays catcher for Central Michigan ... Is a biochemistry major in Marshall College ... Played in the ESPN Florida Tournament in the fall of 2010 ... Reaching the Super Regionals when the Tritons clinched a berth to the Nationals is both her favorite softball and UCSD moment ... Enjoys playing volleyball and soccer as well as performing community service in her spare time ... Favorite movies are Cinderella and Despicable Me ... Hunter Hayes and Luke Bryant are playing on her iPod ... Roots for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Detroit Red Wings and Denver Broncos ... Favorite athlete is Torii Hunter ... Chows down on Chipotle chicken burritos ... Her family, friends, coaches and Dr. Sandi from Children's Hospital of Orange County are her greatest influences ... Hopes to pursue a career in either cancer or diabetic research or work in pharmaceuticals after graduating from UCSD.