|2015||Did Not Play|
Updated: October 19, 2014
2014: Played in 32 games, starting 20 … Hit .164 on the season with a double and two home runs … Had six RBIs and five runs scored … Drew nine walks … Hit a walk-off home run to beat North Carolina in an ACC contest … Saw limited work in the circle, seeing action in five games … Had three strikeouts in 7.0 innings.
High School: Lettered four times for Coach Mark Huaman at Winter Springs High … Batted .425 for her career with 43 home runs, 15 doubles, one triple, 72 runs and 127 RBIs … Went 22-10 in the cricle, tossing 113 innings with 201 strikeouts and a 1.97 ERA … Hit .446 as a senior with 11 home runs and 30 RBIs … Named first-team all-state for 7A by Miracle Sports and was named the 7A Offensive Player of the Year … Earned first-team All-Central Florida Softball Team honors from the Orlando Sentinel as a utility player … Named first-team All-Seminole Athletic Conference … Named first team FACA all-state … Batted .451 with 41 RBIs and 13 home runs as a junior … A 2012 Max Preps Junior Class All-American … A member of the Orlando Sentinel All-Central Florida Team … A first-team all-state Group 7A selection as a junior, as well as a first-team all-area and first-team all-conference selection … Named first-team all-state as a designated player following her sophomore season … Was also a first-team all-area and first-team all-conference selection that year … Holds the single-season (13) and career (43) home run records and single-season (41) and career (127) RBI records at WSHS … Was the first pitcher to pitch a perfect game in the school history … A four-year varsity starter for her high school softball squad … Team reached the state semifinals (2010-6A) & state championship game (2011-7A) in her time there … Holds two individual Junior Olympic Gold medals in swimming (backstroke) as well as an individual silver and a bronze … Also earned four varsity letters in swimming, holding the school record in the 200 Medley Relay (backstroke) … Won a regional championship in the 100 backstroke … Was a four-time regional qualifier … Earned four letters in weightlifting … Was the district runner-up in weightlifting … Played travel ball for Coach Marty Cooper and the Gold Coast Hurricanes 18U Gold … Competed in ASA Gold Nationals three times with the Hurricanes, finishing ninth in 2010, fourth in 2011 and a 13th in 2012 … Played with Wagners Gold her final summer for Coach Sean Dunn … Team finished 2nd at ASA 18 Gold.
Personal: Elizabeth Anne Birle was born March 28, 1995 in Orlando, FL … The daughter of Eric and Wendi Birle … Father was a pitcher at Old Dominion University … Has a younger brother, Kenny … Majoring in communication/public relations … Aspires to be an on-the-field correspondent for ESPN.