Omaha Softball BIO
Laura Roecker
Player Profile:
Laura Roecker 2265540
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'9"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Elkhorn, Neb.
High School: Elkhorn

Honors and Awards
Summit League Pitcher of the Week (3/6 and 5/9/17)
Summit League Academic Honor Roll (2016)
Second Team All-Summit League (2016)
First Career No-Hitter (April 6, 2016 vs. Drake)
Summit League Pitcher of the Week (3/14 and 3/28/16)
NFCA Scholar-Ahtlete (2016)

2017 (Sophomore) Season Statistics
Appeared in 39 games and made 28 starts…finished with a 10-15 record with three saves, one shutout and one shared shutout…had a 4.85 ERA with 66 strikeouts in 145.2 innings…threw one inning with a strikeout to pick up her first save of the year vs. Georgia State on Feb. 25…threw 1.2 innings of relief to earn her third save of the year on April 8…had a season-high seven strikeouts in a complete game win over South Dakota State on April 22…picked up two wins in three appearances against North Dakota State May 5-6…ranked seventh all-time with four saves.

2016 (Freshman) Season Statistics
Named to the Summit League Academic Honor Roll...earned Second Team All-Summit League and NFCA Scholar-Athlete honors…named Summit League Pitcher of the Week twice (March 14 and March 28)…led the Summit League in appearances (42) and starts (35)…finished second in the league in wins (17), shutouts (4) and innings pitched (184.2)….led Omaha with 42 appearances and 35 starts this season…complied a 17-14 record with one save in 184.2 innings pitched and a 4.78 ERA…struck out 112 batters…made her first career start on Feb. 12 against UC Santa Barbara…earned her first college win on Feb. 13 against Purdue pitching a complete game with five strikeouts…picked up her first career save against IUPUI on March 25… threw her first collegiate no-hitter on April 6, 2016 vs. Drake…struck out a career high 11 batters against IUPUI in the Summit League Tournament on May 12.

Elkhorn High School
Earned four varsity letters for Elkhorn High School…during her senior season earned All-State honors from the Omaha World Herald and Lincoln Journal Star…was named honorary captain of the Class B All-State and All-Omaha Area teams…had a 21-3 record with ten shut-outs as a senior….has a 0.90 ERA with 273 strikeouts…at the plate had a .434 batting average…led the Antlers to the Eastern Midlands Conference championship…also won the Nebraska Class B State tournament….as a junior played first base and earned Nebraska Class B Second Team All-State honors…as a sophomore played first base and pitched…earned First Team All-Class B honors and First Team All-EMC honors…as a freshman earned honorable mention All-EMC honors…played her last season of club softball for Omaha Quakes Gold.

Born Feb. 25 in Omaha, Neb….the daughter of David and Susan Roecker…has two sisters, Kayla and Ashley, and one brother, Joseph…planning to major in exercise science.

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