New Mexico will host UTEP Miners Wednesday at noon in a doubleheader
The two teams resume the three-game MW series at 6 p.m., Saturday at Lobo Field
Lobo senior hurler says she'll have a hard time stepping away from the game she loves
New Mexico's DeBroeck made her second-consecutive start and allowed just five hits while striking out four
New Mexico put up 10 runs on 11 hits on Saturday while holding the Rebels to five hits and no runs
The Lobos dropped a 10-5 decision to CSU on May 11, 2013 for its final game of the season. UNM honored seven players following the game.
The Lobos opened a three-game series with Colorado State on Thursday, May 9
The Lobos swept UTEP at home on April 24
Photos from the final contest of a three-game series at home against Mountain West foe Nevada on April 21
The Lobos hosted Nevada on Friday, April 19 for the first of a three-game Mountain West series
JUNIOR YEAR (2013) - Played in 55 games and made 54 starts as the Lobos' first baseman...recorded 27 hits in 130 at-bats, including three doubles and one home run...scored 12 runs and drove in six...was 2-for-2 in stolen bases...led the Lobos and ranked third in the Mountain West for putouts with 380...led the Lobos and ranked fourth among league players for fielding double plays with 14...ranks third in program history for career putouts with 732...ranks fifth for career double plays turned with 23...MW Academic All-Conference spring 2013......2012-13 MW Scholar-Athlete.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2012) - Transferred to UNM from Binghamton University...started out as the Lobos' student manager and was added to the roster in December 2011...started all 52 games, primarily at first base...accumulated a .284 batting average, recording 40 hits in 141 at-bats...had five doubles, one triple and seven home runs...notched 29 RBIs and scored 25 runs...recorded 352 putouts in 366 attempts--a team high and second in the Mountain West conference...her 352 putouts also ranks her sixth in UNM history for single season putouts...finished tied with Lujan-Dresslar with a team-high .986 fielding percentage...her .986 career fielding percentage is also tied for third-best in career history for the Lobos...earned UNM's Most Improved Player award for 2012...named to the Spring 2012 Academic All-Mountain West team...recipient of the 2011-12 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete award with a 4.03 GPA...a National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played at Eldorado High School for three years and played her senior year at Rio Rancho High School...earned a letter in softball all four years...helped The Eagles claim the 2008-2009 District Championship...was part of the 2010 Rams team that was runner-up at state... was named First Team All-District 5A all three years at Eldorado...Second Team All-State 5A and Second Team All Metro 5A as a freshman (2007)...hit .507 as a freshman, ranking her third in the state...hit 18 RBIs as a freshman, ranking her fifth in the state...hit .481 as a sophomore, ranking fifth in the state...also played volleyball in high school...graduated in 2010 with a 4.0 GPA...was a standout French student and a member of French National Honor Society and participated in Student Council.
PERSONAL - Born March 14, 1992 in Albuquerque, N.M. to Rob and Lori Sjostrand...has one older brother named Holden...last name is pronounced Show-strand...nicknamed, "Big Sjo"...attended Binghamton University in New York for her freshman year...her father, Rob, played baseball at UCLA 1982-83...her brother, Holden, plays on UNM's Racquetball Team and won the spring 2011 National Championship for his division...hobbies include tennis, volunteering at Albuquerque-area animal shelters, photography and arts and crafts...favorite athlete is Tim Lincecum...favorite food is spaghetti...favorite movie is A Walk to Remember...favorite color is red...favorite sport is hockey...majoring in studio art.
CAREER SINGLE GAME HIGHS - as of May 11, 2013
Hits: 4 (vs. Siena 3/24/13)
Doubles: 1, 8x (last at UNLV 4/14/13)
Triples: 1 (vs. North Dakota 3/3/12)
Home runs: 2 (at UTEP 5/2/12)
Total bases: 10 (at UTEP 5/2/12)
RBI: 5 (vs. Weber State 3/23/12)
Runs scored: 4 (at UTEP 5/2/12)
Walks: 2, 2x (last vs. BYU 3/2/13)
Hit by pitch: 1, 2x (last vs. IPFW 2/17/13)
Stuck out: 3 (vs. Western Michigan 2/10/12)
Sac flies: 1, 3x (last vs. Boise State 4/5/13)
Sac bunts: 1, 7x (last vs. Yale 3/10/13)
At bats: 4, 9x (last vs. Siena 3/24/13)
Stolen bases: 1, 3x (last vs. Central Michigan 2/17/13)
Caught stealing: N/A
Putouts: 17 (at San Diego 3/1/13)
Assists: 2, 4x (last vs. Utah State 3/1/13)