Monica Hoffman

Monica Hoffman

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vancouver, Wash.

High School:
Central Catholic

Height:
5-8

Position:
Pitcher

Experience:
3V

OREGON STATE: (2003) Monica Hoffman posted a 26-15 overall record in 47 appearances for the Beavers...started 40 games and pitched 19 complete games...her 47 games pitched rank as the third highest total in OSU history...became just the third pitcher in school history to record 20 wins...earned NCAA Regional Tournament Most Valuable Player honors...boasted a 4-1 record, 1.08 ERA and 27 strikeouts, while leading the Beavers to the Regional Championship game...did not allow an earned run in OSU's four Regional victories...earned honorable mention All-Pacific-10 Conference honors...became the only pitcher in school history to throw four no-hitters in her career after holding Portland State hitless (Apr. 22)...opened the season with a perfect 8-0 record...battled a shoulder and knee injury for most of the year...tallied six shutouts in 242.2 innings of work...finished with a 1.99 ERA and 190 strikeouts (sixth highest total in school history)...fanned a season-high nine batters against Florida State (May 16) in the NCAA Regional Tournament...struckout eight batters in five different games...pitched a one-hitter against Utah (Feb. 8) and at Santa Clara (Apr. 3)...recorded eight victories against top-25 teams on the season, including No. 9 California, No. 10 Florida State, No. 11 Florida State, No. 19 South Florida, No. 20 Oregon, No. 20 Pacific, No. 20 Ohio State, and No. 24 Minnesota...currently ranks in five different Oregon State career top-10 pitching categories.

(2002) Recorded a 14-9 overall record in 36 appearances for the Beavers... started 18 games and pitched eight complete games...earned honorable mention All-Pacific-10 Conference accolades...became the first Oregon State pitcher to throw three no-hitters in a single season...threw first career no-hitter against Oklahoma State (Mar. 2) in the CSUF Worth Tournament...also tallied a season-high 12 strikeouts against Oklahoma State...pitched a perfect game just six days later (Mar. 8), against Hawaii in the Malihini Classic...threw third no-hitter against University of Oregon (Apr. 2)...led the team with six shutouts and two saves...ranked third in the Pac-10 with 18 games finished in relief...boasted a team-best 1.42 ERA while striking out 145 batters...reached double figures in strikeouts on two occasions...fanned 10 batters in six innings of action against Southern Utah (Feb. 3) in the Southern Utah Tournament...had a streak of 40.2 innings pitched without allowing an earned run over a nine-game span from Mar. 3-Apr. 7...earned the win after striking out five batters in 3.1 innings of relief against Wisconsin (May 16) in the NCAA Regional Tournament.

(2001) Made an immediate impact in her first season at OSU...Finished the year with a 13-12 overall record in 37 appearances for the Beavers... Started 27 games and pitched 20 complete games...Earned five shutouts and a team-high three saves...Three saves rank third best in OSU's single-season pitching chart...Posted a 1.57 ERA while striking out 152 batters...Reached double figures in strikeouts on two occasions...Fanned 11 against Mississippi State (Feb. 10) in the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Tournament...Had a career-high 13 strikeouts against No. 12 Washington (Apr. 21)...Pitched a one-hitter in Oregon State's 13-0 victory against Chattanooga (May 18) in the NCAA Regional Tournament...Recorded lone base hit of career against Tennessee (Feb. 10) in the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Tournament...Has eight career at bats.

CENTRAL CATHOLIC HS: Named Oregon 4A Player of the Year in back-to-back seasons... Guided Central Catholic to a State Championship as a junior, runner-up as a senior... Two-time first team All-Mount Hood Conference selection... Named Mount Hood Conference Player of the Year in 1999 and 2000... Was the 2000 Gatorade Athlete of the Year... Two-time Student Sports Magazine All-American... Two-time KATV Athlete of the Month... Member of National Honor Society...Two-time Community Service award winner.

PERSONAL: Born in Portland... Daughter of Lorie and Michael Hoffman... Has a younger sister, Kya... Undecided major... Hobbies include, shopping for shoes...Chose OSU for the "small town, great atmosphere and fun team."

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