2012 Michigan Softball Roster
Postgame Notes: #21 Michigan 4, #9 Louisville 0 - NCAA Regional Final
Week 15: Fill in the blank, winning the Big Ten championship was...
Question of the Week: What is your walk-up song?
Question of the Week: Who is the most influential person in your life?
Sophomore (2012) ... Appeared in 11 games, starting five -- four at first base and one at designated player ... Drew a walk as a pinch hitter against Bowling Green (March 28) ... Went 1-for-2 at the plate against LIU-Brooklyn (Feb. 17) ... Scored a run against Penn State (Feb. 12) in the Tiger Classic.
Freshman (2011) ... Appeared in 15 games, starting one at designated player ... Tallied first collegiate RBI on a hit-by-pitch against Notre Dame at the Judi Garman Classic (March 19) ... Recorded first collegiate hit -- a fifth-inning double -- vs. Florida Atlantic at the FAU Kick-Off Classic (Feb. 18).
Prep... Graduated from Aliso Niguel High School (2010) ... Four-time Principal's Honor Roll ... Superintendent's Honor Roll (2010) ... Under Armour All-American (2010) ... Hit .518 as a senior (2010) to led the South Coast League ... Named the 2009 South Coast League MVP ... Earned California all-state and All-CIF first team honors as a junior (2009) ... Named the Orange County Register's Junior Player of the Year after posting a 0.43 ERA, 91 strikeouts and 14-2 record through 97 innings pitched and batting .476 with 15 home runs and 27 RBI ... Two-time all-league selection (2009, '10) ... Two-time Aliso Niguel HS team MVP (2009, '10) ... Played for the California Cruisers.
Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Born on March 5, 1992 ... Daughter of Joedy and Sheri Gardner ... Father played basketball at Long Beach State (1982-84) and was drafted by the Houston Rockets (1984).
Brandon's Blog: Meeting Penny Neer, U-M's Three-Sport Star
Garfinkel Awarded with Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Honors
Alumni Spotlight: Patti Benedict Townsend
Coaching Staff Pegged as Best in Great Lakes Region
Former U-M Standout Chidester to Play for Team USA Once Again
Season Rewind: Looking Back on Another Winning Campaign
Romero Named a Honda Sports Award Nominee