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Gwen Svekis

Position: C | Number: 21

Bats: R | Throws: R

Date of Birth: 07/07/1993 | Height: 5'9"

Resides:Davie, Fla.

College Experience:
University of Oregon

Pro Experience:
Second season

Transaction history:

  • Drafted third overall in the first round of the 2018 NPF Draft by the Chicago Bandits.
  • Signed a one-year deal with the Bandits on June 8, 2018.
  • Reached a one-year extension with the Bandits through the 2019 season Sept. 26, 2018.

 

Professional highlights:

  • Made her NPF debut for the Chicago Bandits on June 16, 2018.
  • Recorded her first career hit, home run and run scored in a 21-0 win for the Bandits over the Beijing Shougang Eagles on July 12, 2018.
  • Delivered four hits and one RBI throughout a four-game series against the Cleveland Comets from Aug. 1-5, 2018.
  • Maintained a spotless 1.000 fielding percentage through 48 chances as a rookie behind the plate.

 

Collegiate highlights:

  • 2018 first team All-American
  • 2017 third team All-Pac-12 recognition.
  • Broke career-high marks in home runs (17 as of 6/2/18) and RBI (60) during the 2018 season.
  • Tied for the team lead with 10 home runs as a junior while batting .311 with 42 RBI.
  • Recorded a hit in eight of the Ducks’ nine games during the Women’s College World Series.

 

Get to know Gwen:

  • Ranked the No. 16 prep recruit in the nation out of St. Thomas Aquinas High School.
  • Favorite sport outside of softball: hockey
  • Favorite activities: reading, fishing, hiking and painting
  • Favorite type of music: classic/modern rock
Year League Club W L SV CG IP ERA H AVG R BB SO ER
2018 NPF Chicago 7 .269 5 0 4
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