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Brette Lawrence
Brette  Lawrence


Sparks, Nev.

High School:
Spanish Springs






Lawrence and Husk earn BIG EAST Honors

Brette Lawrence named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week and Brittany Husk named to BIG EAST Honor Roll

2017: BIG EAST Pitcher of the Year and All-BIG EAST First Team…NFCA Third Team Mideast Region…Had a 25-11 record on the mound with a 2.79 ERA…Struck out 189 batters on the year in 218.2 innings of work…Threw a perfect game against St. John’s on April 23, becoming just the third Villanova student-athlete to achieve the feat…Named the Louisville Slugger NFCA Division I Pitcher of the Week on April 25…Pitched 25 complete games, including five complete-game shutouts…Selected as the BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week on Feb. 20 and April 24…Earned BIG EAST Weekly Honors on March 6, March 13 and May 1.

2016: Appeared in 21 games for the Wildcats this season with 10 games started at pitcher...Compiled a record of 4-3 with an ERA of 4.70..Finished with 43 strikeouts in 67.0 innings pitched. 

Appeared in 34 games for the Wildcats this season with 18 games started at pitcher and two games started as a position player... Compiled an 11-7 record... Her ERA of 2.41 was second-best in the BIG EAST and best on the team... She was fifth in opposing batting average in the conference (.251)... Her 101 strikeouts were sixth best in the conference... She finished with nine complete games, five shutouts in 130.2 innings pitched... Named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week (March 9, April 13)... Compiled a batting average of .364 with four hits, two runs and two RBI... Had a fielding percentage of .949.

Played in 25 games, including 19 starts seeing time in the outfield, first base and on the mound ... Tallied five hits, two RBI, two runs and a double ... Appeared in three games out of the bullpen and registered two strikeouts ... Did not allow an earned run in 3.1 innings of work ... Was a perfect 3-3 with a double in her college debut against Harvard (2/21) ... Notched a hit and came around to score in a win over FGCU (2/21) ... Drove in a run on a single against Eastern Michigan (2/22) ... Allowed no runs and only one hit in 2.0 innings out of the pen in pitching debut versus Kennesaw State (3/1).

Spanish Springs High School: Earned three varsity letters in Softball and two in Volleyball ... As a senior, led team in batting average (.400), hits (40), RBIs (25) and doubles (9), while winning 15 games with 128 Ks in 102 inning of work as a pitcher ... All-North Player of the Year and 1st Team All-State as a junior and senior ... Named to the 1st Team All-North Region and was a Triple Crown All-American since her sophomore season ... As a junior, led team in batting average (.486), hits (54), RBIs (32) and doubles (9). Also won 20 games (1.33 ERA) with 155 Ks ... Member of the 1st Team High Desert League Infield as a sophomore ... Earned All-State Academic Team (4.0 GPA) and graduated with Honors in 2011 and 2013 ... SSHS Athletic Academic Award with a 3.85+ GPA from 2009-2011.

Personal: Born 12/29/94 in Sparks, Nev. ... Daughter of Frank and Anna Lawrence ... Majoring in economics and minoring in Spanish...Enjoys camping, hunting, and traveling...Chose Villanova because when she first walked on campus she realized this was the place she wanted to be.