“Jen is a game-smart catcher who handles the pitchers like an on-the-field coach. Good quarterback who has fought through unbelievable physical setbacks to give her all to LSU softball. Will be relied on heavily to make this pitching staff an even better one.”
– Girouard on Schuelke
Junior Season (2000)
Honored as a member of the 2000 SEC Academic Honor Roll…Started at catcher in 48 games, playing in 54…Had 338 putouts and 20 assists with only four errors for an average of .989… Had 14 putouts against McNeese State on Feb. 12 and three assists versus Auburn on March 17… Second on the team all-time with 750 putouts for her career… Hit .154 for the Tigers in 91 at bats… Had 14 hits, two doubles, one triple and 13 RBI…Hit a key triple against Auburn at the SEC Tournament to send home three base runners… Hit crucial double in the 13th inning of the NCAA Regional semi-final to put pinch runner Jennie Reeves in scoring position to defeat rival Southern Miss…Had two hits against Arizona State on March 4… Scored against Nicholls State on February 12 and Arizona State on March 4.
Sophomore Season (1999)
Was the starting catcher for LSU…Had 324 putouts for the season…Had 12 putouts against Mississippi State on May 15 and Southern on May 20…Helped the Tigers with 36 assists for the season, having three assists against Ole Miss on April 3…Only committed 4 errors in 364 chances…Hit .195 for the season with 10 runs, 16 hits, four doubles, and one home run…Had three hits and three RBI against Auburn on March 19 and 20.
Freshman Season (1998)
Played in 45 games with 28 starts… Hit .353 with 12 runs, six doubles, one triple and 18 RBI… Went 3-for-4 with one double against Florida on April 21… Had seven multiple-hit games and five multiple-RBI games… Helped lead LSU to a 24-2 record when she started at catcher.
Named National Softball Coaches Association Academic All-American with a 4.0 grade point average… Helped lead team to three district and bi-district championships… Helped lead team to two regional championships… Received first team All-District honors, 1994-1996…Also lettered in volleyball and basketball.
Full name is Jennifer Lee Schuelke… Parents are David Schuelke and Linda Todd…Has one sister, Amy… Majoring in secondary English education… To relax she likes to read in her recliner or paint pottery…One of her hobbies is scuba diving…Born on May 8, 1979.