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Sara Groenewegen
#17

Position: P
Date of Birth: 04/12/1995
Height: 0' 0"   Weight: 0 lbs
Pro Experience: Akron Racers (2017)
Bats: R
Throws: R
Birthplace: White Rock, B.C., Canada


Biography:

 

TRANSACTION HISTORY:

  • Drafted 2nd overall by the Akron Racers in the 1st round of the 2017 Draft.

 

2017 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):

  • Pitching:
    • First start and strikeout on 6/2/17 against Chicago Bandits
    • First save on 6/3/17 against Chicago Bandits
    • First win and complete game on 7/1/17 against Texas Charge
    • Made 10 appearances, 8 starts, throwing 33.0 innings
    • 2-6 record with 1 save and a 6.15 ERA.
  • Hitting:
    • First at bat and walk on 6/2/17 against Chicago Bandits
    • First RBI on 6/10/17 against USSSA Pride
    • First run scored 6/14/17 against Scrap Yard Dawgs

 

COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS (MINNESOTA):

  • 3x NFCA All-American
  • 4x First Team All-Big Ten
  • 2017 Senior CLASS Award Finalist
  • 2017 USA Player of the Year Finalist
  • 2017 NFCA First Team-All Great Lakes Region
  • 2015 Big Ten Player of the Year
  • 2014 Big Ten Pitcher and Freshman of the Year
  • Top 5 in school history in complete games, wins, strikeouts and shutouts
  • Top 5 offensively in school history in home runs and walks

PERSONAL:

  • Canadian National Team Member since 2013
  • Daughter of Arnie and Reesa Groenewegen
  • Has a sister Marina.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management, Minor in Leadership and Marketing.

Career Statistics »

Year League Club W L GP ERA R H BB SO SV ER
2017 NPF Racers 2 6 10 6.15 30 40 15 25 1 29

Catchers

# Name POS
13 Griffin Joiner C
15 Hannah Day C
42 Shelby Hiers C

Infielders

# Name POS
1 Ashley Thomas 2B
5 Sami Fagan SS
10 Kelley Montalvo 3B
20 Haley Fagan IF
21 Chandler Rice IF
23 Maddy Grimm IF
29 Nicole Schroeder IF
52 Sam Fischer-Cooke IF

Outfielders

# Name POS
3 Shellie Robinson OF
9 A.J. Andrews OF
11 Kristen Wyckoff OF
14 Megan Geer OF
25 Jennifer Gilbert OF

Pitchers

# Name POS
7 Megan Betsa P
8 Alexis Silkwood P
12 Jailyn Ford P
17 Sara Groenewegen P
33 Emily Weiman P
37 Rachele Fico P
44 Laura Winter P
51 Aimee Creger P

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