Brigette Del Ponte
PROFESSIONAL: Enters her 3rd season in the NPF. Del Ponte was acquired in a trade with the Akron Racers in 2014. Hit .243 for the Racers with 7 HR, walked 15 time while stealing 8 bases in 10 attempts and drove in 18 runs.
2014 Season: Del Ponte batted .267 for the USSSA Pride with 24 hits and 17 RBI’s, and had a .340 OBP.
2013 Season: Batted .243 for the Akron Racers with 7 HR and 18 RBI.
COLLEGE: 2012 All Pac-12 Second Team, Top-20 Watch-list for USA Softball Player of the Year, 2011 NFCA All-American Second Team, USA Softball National Team Selection Camp Invitee, 2011 NFCA All-West Region First Team, 2011 All Pac-10 First Team, 2010 All Pac-10 Second Team, 2009 Pac-10 All-Freshman, 2009 NFCA All-West Region Second Team.
PERSONAL: Born Brigette Deann Del Ponte to Michael and Elena Del Ponte on February 6, 1991. Her father is a technician and her mother is a registered nurse. Del Ponte has two older brothers, Michael and Chris, and a younger sister, Natalie. Lists reading, sand volleyball, traveling and hanging out with friends as her hobbies. Majored in general studies at Arizona. Decided to attend UA because of its proximity to her home, and because of the good team and coaches.