4 - Liz Courter
Liz Courter
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Arcadia
Position: P/OF

AS A SENIOR IN 2006: Started 26 games in 33 appearances ... had the team lowest ERA of 2.97 and team best 141 strikeouts ... recorded three shutouts ... held opponents to a .251 batting average ... pitched 172 innings and led the team in saves with two ... pitched 19 complete games ... struck out six and only allowed three hits in seven innings against North Dakota State on Mar. 14 ... struck out eight and only allowed four hits in seven innings against Princeton on Mar. 25 ... struck out seven and only allowed one hit against Sacramento State on Apr. 15 ... struck out 13 and only allowed four hits in 10 innings against Portland State on Apr. 22 ... struck out 13 against St. Mary's on May 6.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005: Earned PCSC Honorable Mention ... posted 14 wins, fourth best in program single-season listings ... started 26 games and saw action in 33 contests ... led the team in the circle with 94 strikeouts, and now has 164 in career, fifth in Bronco recordbooks ... recorded three shutouts ... pitched 182.1 innings ... held opponents to a .263 batting average ... offensively, batted .288, second best on the team ... earned first victory of the season against San Jose State ... slid into home to complete Santa Clara's come-from-behind win against Utah ... struck out seven against Cal Poly ... added five Ks against Kent State ... struck out a season-high 10 against St. Francis ... hit 3-for-3 against St. Francis ... named Pacific Coast Softball Conference's Player of the Week for outstanding performance against UC Riverside and St. Francis ... struck out seven against Brown in the win ... went 4-for-4 with an RBI single against Sacramento State ... named PCSC Player of the Week for a second straight week for performances against the Bears and the Hornets ... earned the win against Saint Mary's striking out five, and allowing only one run ... posted final win of the season while also hitting 2-for-3 against San Diego.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004: Made 14 starts in the circle and had 18 appearances overall ... allowed 36 earned runs and posted a 2.72 ERA ... notched a 5-7 record and threw nine complete games ... earned one shut out, against UC Davis ... had 36 strike outs on the season ... also sawtime as designated player ... batted .241 across 36 games, notching 21 hits and six RBIs ... posted eight sacrifice hits ... went 2-for-3 in the first game against St. Mary's on April 18, including a double ... went 3-for-3 in the first game against UC Davis on April 6.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: Went 9-8 in the circle, with 16 starts ... totaled a 2.23 ERA ... picked up the win in the second game of the doubleheader against San Jose State ... led the Broncos from the circle against Virginia Tech at the NIST, allowing no runs in six inning of play ... earned the win for the Broncos against UMKC at the NIST ... recorded six strikeouts against Southern Utah in the second game ... recorded the win against LMU on April 6 ... took the win against San Diego on April 19, allowing only four Torero hits.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Todd Sweeda at Arcadia High School in Phoenix, Ariz ... helped her team to the 4-A state playoffs as a senior, junior and sophomore ... earned first team All-Scottsdale and named first team All 4-A East Sky Region as a senior, junior and sophomore ... Arizona Republic All-State 2002 honorable mention ... pitched 110 out of a possible 117 games in her high school career ... was named MVP all four years ... in 2002 she totaled 190 1/3 innings pitched, striking out 217 with an ERA of 0.55 ... earned a .345 batting average during her high school career ... played for the Arizona Cats 18U Gold travel team ... lettered in volleyball as a senior and junior, while earning first team All-East Valley and first team All 4-A East Sky Region in 2002 ... was a member of the National Honors Society, Delta Club and Young Life ... was a volunteer softball coach for Ingleside Middle School.

PERSONAL: Full name is Elizabeth Jean Courter ... parents are Robert and Carol Courter ... has two older brothers ... majoring in communication.

 

Courter's Career Batting Statistics

 

Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B/3B/HR RBI BB/K SB/SBA
2004 .241 36/34 87 5 21 1/0/0 6 2/19 1/2
2005 .288 33/26 66 4 19 1/0/0 3 4/8 1/1
2006 .152 19/12 33 4 5 0/0/0 2 0/13 0/1
Career .242 88/72 186 13 45 2/0/0 11 6/40 2/4

 

 

Courter's Career Pitching Statistics

 

Year ERA GP/GS W/L CG SV Sho IP R/ER H SO BB
2003 2.23 22/16 9-8 6 0 1 97.1 50/31 100 34 35
2004 2.72 18/14 5-7 9 1 1 92.2 54/36 105 36 14
2005 2.84 31/28 14-14 20 0 3 182.1 95/74 189 94 67
2006 2.97 33/26 11-15 19 2 3 172.0 100/73 169 141 86
Career 2.76 104/84 39-44 54 3 8 543.4 299/214 563 305 202