CU Softball BIO
8 Blake Ringle

CREIGHTON CAREER:  2013 (Freshman) – Played in 39 contests in first season, starting 18 games primarily as the designated player … Finished second on the team with eight home runs … Led the league with seven pinch hits … Finished season ranked No. 3 in MVC with .697 slugging percentage … Led the Valley with .423 batting average at the plate with two outs …  Second on the team with eight multi-RBI games and 27 total runs batted in … Also registered three multi-hit games … Hit .368 at plate in neutral site games … Reached base in four consecutive games from Feb. 22 – March 1 …led the Bluejays at the plate with three hits and a trio of RBI in six at-bats at Missouri State (April 28).

HIGH SCHOOL: Proved worth behind and at the plate for the Nebraska Class A champions as a senior and as state runners-up as a junior …  Hit .397 on the season, including .500 during the Patriots’ state-title run ... Led team to district championships in final two seasons under Millard South head coach Steve Kerkman … Claimed Metro Conference All-Division First Team honors in each of her four seasons and earned Co-Player of the Year recognition as a senior … Earned All-State honors first two seasons to go with Freshman of the Year honors … Set career bests as a senior with a .750 slugging percentage, .545 on-base percentage, 19 RBI, 10 doubles and four home runs … Also played basketball as a freshman … The Omaha World Herald named her to All-Nebraska First Team, Class A First Team and All-Metro Conference First Team as a senior after garnering All-State Honorable Mention recognition from the paper as a junior … The Lincoln Journal Star tabbed her as First Team Super State and First Team All-State as a senior after giving her All-State honorable mention status as a junior … Honor roll student in all four years … Member of Athletic Training Club … Performed community service at the Ronald McDonald house and volunteered as Millard South’s freshman team in 2011.

PERSONAL:  The daughter of Lori and Jay Ringle ... One brother, Barrett ... Plans to major in physical therapy … Mother Lori played basketball at the University of Tampa.

Position: Catcher / Utility
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Millard South
Experience: High School