University of Iowa Athletics

#8 Whitney Repole

Height 5-6
Class So.
Hometown San Antonio, Texas
High School Smithson Valley
Whitney Repole - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

2016 as a Senior… Played in 45 games and had 34 starts… split time between outfield and designated hitter… had 23 hits and 15 runs in 100 at-bats… racked up four doubles and two home runs for a .330 slugging percentage… defensively, had 16 putouts… had 14 hits and 10 runs in 51 at-bats in Big Ten play… collected three doubles and a home run for a .392 hitting percentage in league action… plated the game-winning run with an RBI double against Louisville on Feb. 12… went 1-for-2 with a walk against TAMUCC on Feb. 14… singled in Iowa’s 7-1 win over IUPUI on Feb. 19… walked and stole a base against Loyola-Chicago on Feb. 20… got the start in right field against Indiana State on Feb. 21, registered a walk… hit .333 in four games at the Coastal Carolina Invitational from Feb. 26-28… registered a pair of singles in a doubleheader against Georgia Southern on Feb. 26… recorded a pinch-hit single and scored a run against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 27… hit the fifth home run of career and drew a walk in Iowa’s win over Lamar on March 6…. registered an RBI single against Hawaii on March 18… went 1-for-2 with a single and two runs scored about Indiana on March 27… doubled and scored a run against Purdue on April 2… registered a pinch-hit RBI single and scored a run against Purdue on April 3… recorded a pinch-hit single against Nebraska on April 6… registered a pinch-hit single against Northwestern on April 9…  singled twice, registered an RBI and scored a run in game two against Nebraska on April 9… recorded a pair of singles and an RBI against Northwestern on April 10… was hit by a pitch two times and scored a run in Iowa’s win over UNI on April 12… walked and scored a run against Drake on April 13… hit a double against Wisconsin on April 15… hit .429 in three games against the Nittany Lions on April 22-24… registered three hits — including a two-run home run — and walked twice during the three-game set… walked and scored a run against Illinois on April 29.

2015 as a Junior… Played in 44 games with 29 starts as Iowa’s designated player… appeared as a pinch hitter 15 times… recorded career highs in RBIs (5), hits (3) and doubles (2) in Iowa’s 12-4 win over Northern Iowa… was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate at Oklahoma State to match her career high in hits… drove in three runs in the game and hit her fourth double of the season… drew a walk as a pinch runner and scored a run against Maryland on March 20… went 1-for-2 with one RBI against Maryland on March 21… was a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate against Maryland on March 22, posting the lone hits for the Hawkeyes… went 1-for-3 with a walk, run scored, and an RBI against Nebraska on March 25…. went 1-for-3 with 2 RBIs in Iowa’s 15-7 run-rule victory over Illinois on April 3… registered a hit and score a run against Illinois on April 4… recorded a hit and plated a run against Illinois on April 5… was 1-for-3 at the plate with a walk and an RBI at Wisconsin on April 10… recorded her second career sacrifice fly in Iowa’s 3-2 10 inning win over Wisconsin on April 12… registered a walk against Minnesota on April 25. .. registered a pinch hit single in Iowa’s 5-3 Big Ten Tournament opening round win over Rutgers on May 7… drew a walk in a pinch hitting appearance in Iowa’s Big Ten Tournament semifinal game against Nebraska on May 9… letterwinner.

2014 as a Sophomore… Appeared in 42 games in 2014 with 39 starts as an outfielder or designated player… scored a career-high three runs and matched career-highs with two hits, one double, one home run and three RBIs against Missouri on April 16… stole the first base of her career against UNI on April 30… was a perfect 2-for-2 at Nebraska on April 12… hit a season-most three home runs (one at Illinois on March 22, one against Missouri on April 16 and one at Iowa State on April 23)… doubled in back-to-back contests twice during the season (against Lipscomb and Missouri on Februrary 14, in a doubleheader against Missouri on April 16)… ended the year with a five-game reached base streak… had seven multiple hit games… Academic All-Big Ten honoree… letterwinner.

2013 as a Freshman… Appeared in 15 games with two starts at designated player… hit at a .222 clip (4-for-18): 3-of-4 hits were extra base hits (two doubles, home run)… hit first career home run at Drake (April 3)… notched first career hit on Feb. 23 in win over Winthrop in Bama Bash… named to the 2012-13 Dean’s List… letterwinner.

High School… Three-time all-district selection, earning second team honors as a sophomore, first team as a junior and unanimous first team as a senior… named to Texas Sports Writers Association 2012 All-State Team after batting .396 with 11 home runs and 42 RBIs despite missing last two playoff series with an injury… led her high school team to class 4A Texas State Championship in 2012… named first team All-Comal Country in 2012… first team All-Comal County and a San Antonio Express News All-Area selection in 2011… batted .487 with six home runs, 25 RBIs and 11 steals as a sophomore… hit .530 with eight home runs, 35 RBIs and 13 steals as a junior… also hit .425 with three long balls, 30 RBIs and 14 steals as a freshman… led team to a 5A state and district title in 2009 and to the district and bi-district championships in 2010 and 2011… the 2011 squad went undefeated… played ASA softball for the Texas Bombers Gold squad, finishing 17th at the Premier in 2011, 17th at the ASA Gold Nationals in 2010 and second at the 2010 Louisville Slugger Independence Day Tournament… four-time academic all-district honoree.

Personal… Born July 21, 1993… daughter of Mary and Brian Repole… twin sister, Katie Repole, plays collegiately at Louisiana-Lafayette… majoring in English.

Runs Scored: 3 vs. Missouri, 4/16/14
Hits: 3, 2X, last at Oklahoma State, 3/17/15
Doubles: 2 at Northern Iowa, 2/6/15
Home Runs: 1, 4X, last at Iowa State, 4/23/14
RBI: 5 at Northern Iowa, 2/6/15
Stolen Bases: 1 vs. UNI, 4/30/14