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  Tori Nyberg
Tori Nyberg

Player Profile

Belmont, CA

High School:




As a junior in 2002: Second Team All-Pac-10 honoree ... NFCA All-American Scholar-Athlete ... Earned Second Team Academic All-Pac-10 accolades ... Named Most Valuable Pitcher at the Speedline Invitational, allowing only three runs, four walks and struck out 26 in four games ... Posted 23 K's and allowed only three runs in four games en route to being selected to the NFCA Leadoff Classic All-Tournament team ... Honored as Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week (2/19-24) ... Started 43 contests for the Cardinal and went a career-best 26-11 with a 1.51 ERA in her first full season as a starter ... Tossed seven shutouts and 26 complete games ... Allowed just 161 hits in 240.1 innings pitched with 203 strikeouts ... Held opponents to a .188 batting average and did not throw a wild pitch ... Her 26 victories and 203 K's in a single-season rank second in the Stanford record books, while her 240.1 innings pitched is a new Cardinal record ... Recorded a season-high 11 strikeouts against Cal State Fullerton and Washington ... Also fanned 10 batters versus UNLV ... Started all three games at the NCAA Regionals, finishing with a 1-2 ledger and a 2.50 ERA along with five K's in 14 innings pitched.

As a sophomore in 2001: Competed in 29 games and started 11 ... Finished with a 6-3 record, and fanned 59 batters in 78.2 innings of work (both marks were third best on the staff) ... Posted a 1.87 ERA and recorded two shutouts and combined on six shutouts ... Notched two saves and limited opposing hitters to a .230 average ... Got the starting nod in the Cardinal's season-ending 1-0 loss to Arizona on May 27 at the College World Series ... Pitched five innings of two-hit ball with five K's in a 12-0 win over Utah State (2/17) ... Recorded five strikeouts in four innings of work versus San Francisco State (2/3) ... In a 10-0 rout of Saint Mary's (4/25), pitched five shutout innings with three strikeouts ...During NCAA Regionals, did not allow a run or walk with four K's in three innings pitched.

As a freshman in 2000: Made 22 appearances in the circle for the Cardinal, making 10 starts ... Posted a 6-3 record, while compiling a 2.28 ERA ... Pitched 67.2 innings, with three complete games and a shutout against St. Mary's (4/4) ... Ranked in the Top 10 nationally with five saves ... Struck out 50 batters, totalling fvie in three games ... Pitched three shutout innings vs. Arkansas (2/18) to pick up her first save on the season ... Pitched two shutout innings the next day against San Diego State (2/19) to notch save number two.

High School: A 1999 graduate of Carlmont High School ... A three-time Central Coast Section Player of the Year ... Three-time first-team All-State selection ... Led the Scots to the 1999 CCS Division II title, defeating Jaime Forman-Lau's Archbishop Mitty squad ... Carlmont also won the 1997 title and was the 1998 CCS runner-up to Mitty ... League Player of the Year as a sophomore and Pitcher of the Year as a freshman, junior and senior ... San Mateo County Girl's Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Broke California state records for wins in a day (five), wins in a season (35), wins in a career (113) and shutouts in a season (28, tied) ... Also played three seasons of varsity basketball ... Won academic excellence awards in math, Spanish and economics ... Graduated with a 4.1 GPA.

Club: Played for the San Jose Strikkers, one of the nation's top teams, along with Kira Ching.

Personal: Daughter of Jody and Eric Nyberg ... Enjoys basketball and music ... Major is Psychology.

Getting to know Tori Nyberg....

Earliest Sport Memory : Playing first base and catcher for the A's at McDougal field.

My parents were right when they told me : You have to work hard if you want to achieve your goals.

Best Thing About Being A Student-Athlete At Stanford : The incredible people you get to work with.

Favorite CD : Sheryl Crow "c'mon c'mon"

Best Vacation Or Trip You Have Ever Taken : A six week trip to Austria and Italy last summer.

Nyberg's Career Stats


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