Former Brenham Cubette, Blinn Buccaneer and current UT/Tyler Softball senior pitcher Colleen Bentke has been named to the 2019 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division III National Pitcher and Player of the Year Top-25 watchlist.
Bentke was named First Team All-ASC after finishing the season near the top of the conference in nearly every pitching category.
Her 20 wins and 1.38 earned run average were both second best in the ASC while her 132 innings pitched and 105 strikeouts were both third-best.
For her career, Bentke's 1.23 earned run average and 45 wins are fourth-best in UT Tyler history.
Bentke was a four-year All-District pitcher for the Brenham Cubettes and an All-American at Blinn College.