University of Iowa Athletics

#7 Brittany Weil

Height -
Class Sr.
Hometown Garden Grove, Calif.
High School Pacifica
Brittany Weil - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item… Holds school career records for strikeouts (1,083), innings pitched (1,011.2), complete games (110), games pitched (183) and no-hitters (5)…also tied for first in wins (99)… holds single season records for strikeouts (339) and no-hitters (5)

2009 as a Senior… Second team NFCA all-American… first team NFCA all-Midwest Region selection…first team all-Big Ten pick… named team’s Most Valuable Player… became first Hawkeye to be named NFCA National Player of the Week (May 12)… named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week four times for the second-straight season, and became just the third player in Big Ten history to earn the award nine-career times… became just eighth player in Big Ten history to record 1,000 career strikeouts… threw five no-hitters, including a perfect game… tossed eight-inning no-hitter against Kent State, with a career-high 19 strikeouts (Feb. 13)… threw second no-hitter against Kennesaw State, striking out 12 batters in five innings (Feb. 22)… collected first perfect game against Illinois (April 1)… fourth no-hitter of season came at Purdue (April 12)… fifth and final no-hitter was against Wisconsin (May 6)… broke Iowa’s career strikeout record with 11 K’s against Penn State (April 4)… shattered Iowa’s single season strikeout mark with 11 K’s in win over Minnesota (May 9)… finished season with five one hitters and 11 double-digit strikeout performances… went 26-12 with a 1.10 earned run average… struck out 339 batters to just 55 walks… tossed 26 complete games and 14 shutouts.

2008 as a Junior… First team NFCA all-Mideast Region selection…second team all-Big Ten pick…named team’s Most Valuable Player…became the first Hawkeye in school history to be named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week four times in a single season… ranks second in school history single-season strikeouts (296), tied for second in appearances (53), third in innings pitched (292.2), fourth in complete games (30) and seventh in shutouts (10)… five double-digit strikeout performances… allowed two hits or less in 15 appearances… tossed complete game, one-hit shutout with a season-high 12 strikeouts in win over Wisconsin (April 19)…threw complete game, two-hitter with nine strikeouts in upset win over Northwestern (April 13)… threw complete game in upset win over Michigan (April 4)…gave up only one run on three hits with 23 strikeouts over four-game stretch at Amy S. Harrison Classic (March 7-9)… threw four innings of a combined no-hitter against Utah Valley…named to Metrodome Classic all-tournament team after opening season without allowing an earned run in 25.1 innings of work…tossed three complete game wins in Metrodome Classic, striking out nine in all three starts.

2007 as a Sophomore… Second team NFCA Mideast all-Regional selection… third team all-Big Ten pick… named team co-MVP… appeared in 30 games with 24 starts… returned to the lineup against Colorado State (March 13) after missing the first 24 games of the season with a head injury… recorded three of her four double-digit strikeout games in her first three starts back from injury, including a career-high 15 against BYU (March 15)… led the team in wins (18), ERA (1.69), complete games (20), shutouts (9), innings pitched (174) and strikeouts (178)… allowed three or less hits in 11 of her 29 appearances… named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week (April 2).

2006 as a Freshman… Third team all-Big Ten pick… named team co-MVP… pitched in 51 games with 37 starts… compiled 27-16 record with 2.34 ERA during regular season… ranks second in school history for complete games in a season (34), innings pitched for a season (296.0) and single-season strikeouts (270), seventh in wins (27) and eighth in career strikeouts (270)… threw six one-hitters… tossed seven shutouts… tallied three double-digit strikeout games… recorded five or more strikeouts in 27 games… struck out career-high 13 batters against Loyola (March 24) and Indiana (May 12)… recorded game-winning single against Georgia (February 10) in first and only at-bat of the season.

High School… Named first team all-league, all-county and all-CIF all four years… three-time all-regional selection… two-time all-American…. named Orange County Player of the Year as a junior… L.A. Times Pitcher of the Year as a senior… led her team to four straight league championships and two state championships… high school team was national runner-up in 2003… named Most Valuable Player at seven tournaments in high school, including the California Tournament of Champions in 2003 and 2005… holds CIF record with 102 career wins… high school coach was her father, Rob Weil… played ASA ball for the Gordon Panthers and led them to back-to-back seventh place finishes at the ASA National Tournament… four-year honor student.

Personal… Bats/Throws – Right/Right… Major – Communication Studies… Parents – Rob and Sara Weil… Born – July 21, 1987… High School – Pacifica… High School Coach – Rob Weil.