#2 Kendra Zache
Hometown: Niles, Mich.
Previous School: Brandywine
"Kendra has the potential to be a dominating pitcher. I'm excited to see what she is able to do this offseason, because once she gets her technique consistent, there's no stopping her. If she can produce like she's capable of then we'll be able to utilize her in relief innings as well as some starts."–Head Coach Anna Welsh
AS A SOPHOMORE: Kendra appeared in 22 games on the mound, 4 of those being starts. She compiled a 3.12 ERA in 51.2 innings pitched. Struck out 33 batters while allowing 22 walks. Opponents hit .266 off on Kendra. Named NFCA Scholar Athlete
PREP AND PERSONAL: All-District, All-Region, All-Conference all four years, Michigan All-State selection as a junior, Michigan All-Star team and The South Bend Tribune SportsFest team in 2008, earned 12 Varsity letters, captain and team MVP in all three sports as a senior, Brandywine Athlete-of-the-year as a junior and senior, The Herald Palladium Female Athlete of the Year in 2008, The Niles Daily Star named her ‘Athlete of the Week’ three times. Also named to the Academic All-Conference team all four years, a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Quill & Scroll, National Honor Roll, Who’s Who, Chairman of the junior/senior prom, Freshman Class President, and High School Student Council…daughter of Rick and Deb Zache, has one older brother (Bobby) and two older sisters (Amy and Kelli)…born May 12, 1990
WHY KENDRA CHOSE BETHEL COLLEGE: “Because it's close to home, it will provide me with an excellent education, and I get to be a part of an awesome softball team.”
WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST ATHLETIC ACHIEVEMENT? “Being back to back Female Athlete of the Year at Brandywine High School.”