Mary Claire Brenner

Mary Claire Brenner

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portland, Ore.

High School:
Jesuit HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
OF

Experience:
3V

Bat/Throw:
R/R

06/05/2012

Five Beavers Earn Pac-12 All-Academic Softball Team

Five Beavers Earn Pac-12 All-Academic Softball Team

05/17/2012

Beavers On The Road: Softball In Norman, Day Two

Beavers On The Road: Softball In Norman, Day Two

05/16/2012

Beavers On The Road: Softball In Norman, Day One

Beavers On The Road: Softball In Norman, Day One

05/16/2012

Santana And Gilmore Headline Seven All-Pac-12 Softball Honorees

Santana And Gilmore Headline Seven All-Pac-12 Softball Honorees

05/15/2012

The Return: Softball Preps For 10th NCAA Postseason Appearance

The Return: Softball Preps For 10th NCAA Postseason Appearance

OREGON STATE
Career:
Finished her career with 144 games played and 93 starts ... Hit .250 (71-for-284) with 10 home runs, 58 RBI and 27 runs scored ... Also had 12 doubles and one triple ... Holds the school record for home runs in a game after belting three against Southern Utah on Feb. 14, 2010 ... Earned conference Player of the Week honors when she hit six total home runs over five games at the Kajikawa Classic from Feb. 8-14, 2010 ... Had two six-RBI games in her career, the second highest total for runs batted in in a single game in Oregon State history ... Drew 36 walks and was successful in the only steal attempt of her career (2010) ... Named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention in her final year of eligibility ... Tabbed Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention as a senior (2012) and Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention as a sophomore (2010) ... Traveled to Macedonia as part of the Beavers Without Borders program in the summer of 2011.

2012 (Senior): Made 10 starts and 39 total appearances ... Named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention and Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Finished the year batting .220 (11-for-50) with one home run, eight RBI and three runs scored ... Had one at bat in every game of the NCAA Regional in Norman, Okla. ... Drove in a run with a pinch-hit single against Utah on 4/28 ... Made pinch-hitting appearances in each game of the series against No. 9 Washington, driving in a run in a 4-3 victory on 4/20 ... Had her first multi-hit game of the season in a 4-2 upset of No. 3 Arizona State on 4/10 ... Went 2-for-5 with a double, her first of the season, and two RBI in OSU's series at No. 14 UCLA, starting two of the three games ... Made her second start of the season and went 1-for-1 with a run in a 13-1 win over Cal State Northridge on 3/28 ... Drove in a run as a pinch hitter in OSU's 7-1 victory against No. 15 Oregon on 3/26 ... Went 3-for-5 in games at the LBSU Invitational and against Harvard (3/8-11) ... Drove in two runs with a pinch-hit single in the bottom of the sixth inning to spark OSU to a 5-2 win over Michigan State on 3/10 ... Made her first start of the season on 2/27 against Maine and hit her 10th career home run in her first at-bat, a solo shot to left field ... Made pinch-hitting appearances in games against BYU (2/9), Idaho State (2/9) and Georgia Tech (2/10), UCSB (2/17) and San Diego (2/18).

2011 (Junior): Started 31 games in the outfield, making 36 total appearances ... Finished fourth on the squad in batting (.244) after going 20-for-82 ... Led the team in RBI with 20 ... Boasted the team's longest hitting streak of the season (6) ... Had four two-hit games and one three-hit game ... Went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI in an 8-6 win over Bradley at the Kajikawa Classic on Feb. 12 ... Drove in three runs and scored once as part of a 2-for-3 performance against Murray State at the CSUF DeMarini Invitational on March 4 ... In the midst of her six-game hitting streak, went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and six RBI in an 8-1 victory over Utah State ... Knocked in a run in five straight games from March 19-22 ... Her six RBI against Utah State was the second time she had accomplished the feat in her career (Feb. 14, 2010) and was one off the school record ... Finished the season with one sacrifice fly and 10 walks ... Hit three doubles ... Posted a perfect fielding percentage (1.000) for the second consecutive season, with six putouts.

2010 (Sophomore): Appeared in 48 games, starting 44 as the designated player or in right field ... Named Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Hit .278 with 16 runs and 28 RBI ... Opened the season on a powerful eight-game hitting streak, hitting her first career home run in the season opener against Ole Miss (Feb. 12) at the Kajikawa Classic, scoring three runs ... Broke the school record for home runs in a single game with three against Southern Utah (Feb. 14), nearly tying the school record for RBI with six ... Finished the Kajikawa Classic with six total home runs over five games, earning the first Pac-10 Player of the Week honor of the season for Feb. 8-14 ... Hit her seventh home run at Texas A&M (Feb. 19), going 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI ... Tied the school record for most doubles in a single game with two against UIC (March 21), finishing a perfect 2-for-2 with one RBI and a walk ... Hit a total of seven doubles with a triple of her 35 total hits ... Recorded nine multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games ... Tied the school record for most walks in a game at the Cathedral City Classic against No. 16 Ohio State (Feb. 27) with four, scoring one run ... Tallied a pair of sacrifice flies and a hit by pitch ... Finished the season with a .367 on-base percentage and .516 slugging percentage ... In the field, posted a perfect fielding percentage (1.000) with 16 putouts and three assists ... Helped turn one double play.

2009 (Freshman): Appeared in 21 games, starting eight, mainly in right field ... Hit .192 with two runs and two RBI ... Chalked up her first career double on the first pitch seen in first collegiate appearance against Wisconsin (Feb. 6) at Cathedral City Kickoff ... Recorded her first multi-hit game at No. 6 Arizona State (March 29) with a 2-for-2 outing ... Walked four times and hit by a pitch once ... Posted a .323 on-base percentage.

JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner in softball under coaches Jim Special and Jim Mooney ... Earned first team all-state honors the last three years and First Team All-Metro League the last three seasons ... Named most offensive junior year and most inspirational junior and senior years ... Team captain senior season ... Helped team to an eighth place finish, two third place finishes and a state championship ... Also lettered in volleyball as a middle blocker for three seasons under head coach Theresa Zimmerlee, leading the Crusaders to three fourth place finishes at the state tournament ... Was First Team All-Metro League senior year and co-captain; earned second team league honors junior year and honorable mention sophomore season ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Named to the honor roll all four years... Earned the Physical Education Award junior and senior years ... Scholar Athlete Award recipient senior year.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Doug and Jennifer Brenner ... Has one younger sister, Elizabeth, who plays volleyball at Oregon, and one younger brother, Doug ... Cousin, Lindsy Kragt, plays softball for Western Georgia University ... Majoring in Nutrition and Fitness ... Former prep teammate Paige Hall also plays for Oregon State ... Traveled to Macedonia in the summer of 2011 with Beavers Without Borders ... Holds a team relations position on the SAAC executive board ... Is involved with Heartland Humane Society ... Chose Oregon State "because of the program, to play against the best competition in the Pac-10 and to be close to my family."

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