Bloomsburg University Softball Hall of Fame Members
Janelle Breneman '94-Inducted 2006
Breneman was a four-year starter for the Huskies in softball at shortstop. She earned All-American honors her senior year. She was also a three time All-PSAC selection and twice named all-region. At time of graduation she was third on school's all-time hit list with 198 (now 11th); third in RBI with 112 (now 8th); and second in runs scored with 145 (now 8th).
Cindy Freeland '88-Inducted 2000
Freeland was a standout for the Huskies on the softball field. A two-time All-American catcher, she hit .265 for her career with 47 RBI. As a senior, she hit .307 with 18 RBI and 17 runs scored and earned the Eleanor Wray Award as the outstanding female senior athlete. Considered one of the best catchers ever to play for the Huskies, Freeland posted a career field percentage of .979, committing just 13 errors. In her four years with the team, she helped the Huskies to four PSAC titles, a record of 148-28 and a third-place finish at the NCAA national championships in 1986. Freeland was also a standout in the classroom and twice earned CoSIDA/GTE Academic All-American honors. Following graduation, Freeland went to medical school and graduated in the top 10 in her class. She is now a doctor in the Bloomsburg area.
Donna Graupp '87--Inducted 2007
Graupp played both field hockey and softball for the Huskies. As a two- year member of the field hockey team, Graupp was a two-time All-American and two-time All-PSAC selection while playing for the Huskies. She helped the Huskies to a two-year mark of 38-5-2 and one NCAA runner-up and one NCAA third-place finish. She totaled 28 goals in her career and had three assists.
Karen Hertzler '86 -Inducted 2000
Hertzler was a two-sport standout, excelling in both field hockey and softball. In field hockey, she was a two-time All-American, earning National Player of the Year honors in 1985. She finished her career with 50 goals and 16 assists. She was named All-PSAC in 1985 and All-Region in 1982. She helped the Huskies to a four-year record of 70-9-2, two national titles, two PSAC titles, one second- and one third-place national finish. On the softball field, Hertzler was just as dominant, twice earning All-American along with All-PSAC honors once. For her career, she hit .345 with three home runs, 52 RBI, 127 runs scored, 34 stolen bases and 158 hits. She helped the team to four PSAC championships and a third-place finish at the NCAA national championships in 1986.
Sue Kocher '87-Inducted 1999
Kocher was a two-time All-American and a three-time All-PSAC selection in softball and is the only pitcher in school history to throw a no-hitter and a perfect game in the same day. She had a career record of 71-13 with a 0.47 ERA, 485 strikeouts while throwing eight no-hitters, including two perfect games. At the plate, Kocher had 71 RBI and 65 runs scored. She helped the Huskies to a four-year record of 142-26, four PSAC titles and a third-place finish at the NCAA Division II championships. She was also a four-year member of the women's basketball team.
Donna Koons '79-Inducted 1991
A three-sport star for the Huskies, Koons was a four-year starter in field hockey and played on the basketball and softball teams. She was named All-Conference and All-Sectional in field hockey. Koons served as assistant coach on the Huskies' first national championship field hockey team.
Marty Laudato '93-Inducted 2006
A three-time All-American, Laudato capped a brilliant career by being named the National Player of the Year in 1992. She was also a four time All-PSAC selection, a three-time All-Region choice, and the 1992 PSAC Player of the Year. She ended her career with 33 homers, 200 RBI and 161 runs scored. At the time of her graduation she held 12 school records (several since broken) and helped the Huskies to three PSAC titles, three NCAA regional titles; and two second- and one third-place finishes at the NCAA championships. Laudato received the Eleanor Wray Senior Female Athlete award her senior year at Bloomsburg.
Gina Lindenmuth Miller '90 -Inducted 1989
Lindenmuth was a standout softball pitcher for four seasons at Bloomsburg. She compiled a record of 55-8 to go along with a 0.80 earned run average. She struck out 429 batters in 456 1/3 innings pitched, while throwing 49 complete games and 22 shutouts. She was a first team All-America in 1990 and was also named the winner of the Eleanor Wray Award at the top female senior athlete that year. She captured second team All-America honors in 1989 after posting a record of 22-3. She was a two-time PSAC Player of the Year along with being named to All-Region and All-Conference. She helped lead the Huskies to four PSAC titles and a third place finish in the NCAA Division II Championships in 1990.
Deb Long Stoudt '84-Inducted 1996
Stoudt was a three-time All-American field hockey player for the Huskies and part of the 1981 national championship field hockey team and the 1982 national championship softball team. She scored the lone goal in both PSAC and national field hockey title games as a senior. In 1982, she made the East team at the U.S. Sports Festival in Indianapolis, ranking her among the nation's top 65 performers. In 1981, she was one of the youngest players to reach the Olympic tryout stage.
Jean Millen Daughtry '86-Inducted 1998
Millen Daughtry was a two-time softball All-American and holds Bloomsburg records for base on balls in both a season and game, most career putouts and is tied for the highest all-time fielding percentage. As a member of the women's basketball team, Millen Daughtry finished her career with 1,113 points, seventh all-time at Bloomsburg. She is also second on the all-time list with 942 rebounds and still holds Bloomsburg records for rebounds in a game with 24 and in a season with 390. Her rebounding averages of 15.6 for the season and 14.2 for her career are also Bloomsburg records.
Cindy Slocum '90-Inducted 2001
Slocum was a four-year letterwinner and three year starter in softball. She finished her career with an average of .348, while hitting 10 homeruns and driving in 105 runs. She also had 26 doubles, eight triples and 257 total bases. As a senior she set school records for runs scored in a season with 65 and for at-bats in a season with 199 (both records since broken). A three-time All-PSAC selection and two-time captain, she was named first team All-America in 1990 and second team All-America in 1988 and 1989. Slocum also earned Academic All-American honors as a senior and was selected to the 1990 Division II East Regional All-Tournament Team. She helped lead the team to a third place finish in the NCAA Division II Championships in that year.
Laurie Snyder '84- Inducted 2002
Snyder was a three-time All-American for the Huskies' field hockey team and a four-year letter-winner in softball. During her field hockey career, Snyder had 28 shutouts and led the Huskies to two national championships. She posted a 0.72 goals against average in 1981 to lead the Huskies to the AIAW national championship. She also posted 10 shutouts that season and added 12 in 1983 as the Huskies won their first NCAA title. She finished her career with 23 shutouts.
In softball, Snyder played for four years for the Huskies helping the team to an overall record of 114-21 and the first two PSAC championships ever held in 1983 and 1984. Snyder was also the Huskies starting first baseman on the 1982 AIAW national championship team, the first-ever national title won at Bloomsburg. As a freshman she led Bloomsburg in hitting with a .395 average.
Snyder was also a standout in the classroom and was selected as an Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America in 1983.
Tina Souders '84-Inducted 1994
Souders was one of the first All-Americans in softball for the Huskies, earning All-American honors in 1982, 1983 and 1984. She was part of the two PSAC Championship teams that twice placed second in the NCAA East Regional. During her four seasons, the Huskies were 114-17, a winning percentage of .870. Souders ERA of 0.25 led the nation in 1982, while career mark of 0.34 is third best all-time in NCAA Division II. During her career, Souders won 74 games, recorded 635 strikeouts and pitched a school-record 46 shutouts in her 610 career innings.