right-hander Ashley Hagemann was Nebraska's lone all-region selection as
announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Thursday. Hagemann
earned second-team All-Midwest region honors for the second consecutive season.
was a second-team All-Big Ten selection in 2012 after posting a 23-17 record
with a 2.62 ERA. Hagemann was a workhorse for the Huskers in her final season,
appearing in 47 of Nebraska's 55 games, including 38 starts. She threw nearly
75 percent of NU's total innings while continuing to be one of the nation's top
strikeout pitchers. Hagemann struck out 320 batters in 2012, a total that
currently ranks sixth nationally. She was the only pitcher in the Big Ten
Conference to strike out 300 batters this season, and she joined Ashley DeBuhr
as the only Huskers to post back-to-back 300-strikeout seasons. Her 320
strikeouts this season gave her 988 career strikeouts, as she ended her career
as Nebraska's all-time strikeout leader.
addition to the high strikeout total, Hagemann also proved difficult to hit, as
opponents managed a paltry .210 average against her. She added seven shutouts
and one save, while earning complete-game victories over then-No. 8 Arizona and
then-No. 11 Missouri. Hagemann picked up 10 of her 23 wins during Nebraska's
Big Ten season, leading the Huskers to a third-place finish in their first year
in the league.
the national level, Hagemann not only ranks sixth in strikeouts, but she is 20th
in strikeouts per seven innings and 39th in wins. Hagemann also left her mark
on the Husker record books in her senior season. Her 320 strikeouts were the
second-most ever by a Husker senior and ranked fourth overall in school
history. Hagemann also ranked fourth in school history with 34 complete games,
sixth with 261.1 innings pitched and tied for 10th with 23 victories. Her 34
complete games also ranked second among senior pitchers in Nebraska history.
senior season also helped her rank highly among several Nebraska career charts.
In addition to finishing as Nebraska's all-time strikeout leader, Hagemann
ranks third in Husker history in innings pitched (821.0) and complete games
(87), fourth in wins (75), sixth in saves (8), eighth in shutouts (20) and
ninth in no-hitters (1).