#25 Heimgartner, Karen

Heimgartner, Karen
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 178 cm

Born: 16.11.1978 in New York, USA
Age: 44

01.12.2013

Heimgartner was named Best Pitcher for the fourth time after 2006, 2007 and 2008, as she went 2-4 with 46 strikeouts and a 5.10 ERA in 46.1 innings pitched. She was also credited with the Best Fielder award finishing with a .975 fielding percentage, as she committed only two errors.

23.06.2013

Heimgartner delivered her 100th hit in a Challengers uniform as she hit a lead-off double in the first inning of Game 2 against the Zürich Barracudas.

14.04.2013

Heimgartner made her 50th start for the Challengers in Game 2 against the Therwil Flyers. She has a 25-19 record with a 1.25 ERA and 513 strikeouts.

26.04.2009

Heimgartner struck out Kim Montag of the Hünenberg Unicorns in the eight inning of Game 2 for her 300th strikeout in a Challengers uniform.

11.01.2009

Heimgartner went 4-3 with a 2.18 ERA and 80 strikeouts in 41.2 innings pitched, earning her the Best Pitcher award in 2008.

06.09.2008

Heimgartner won the Best Pitcher's Award at the European Cup Winners Cup Women B tournament in the Bulgarian city of Dupnitsa.

09.12.2007

Heimgartner received the awards for Softball's MVP and Best Pitcher. She led the Challengers with a .328 batting average, 9 doubles, 33 runs scored, 22 hits, 21 runs batted in and 31 total bases offensewise. In the pitcher's circle, she collected 5 wins, 103 strikeouts, 8 complete games with a ERA of 1.34 in 52 innings pitched.

30.09.2007

Heimgartner struck out Melanie Wanner of the Therwil Flyers in the first inning of Game 2 of the best-of-three final series for her 200th strikeout in a Challengers uniform.

26.11.2006

Heimgartner wins the Best Pitcher Award at the 2006 General Assembly.

19.08.2006

Heimgartner was credited with the Best Pitcher's Award at the European Cup Winners Cup Women B tournament in the Bulgarian city of Blagoevgrad.

23.04.2006

Heimgartner recorded her first win for the Challengers, as she allowed a run and two hits with eight strikeouts in three innings in Game 2 against the Reussbühl Eagles.


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