At Missouri State
Brisker is an experienced veteran who will be looked upon to provide depth on the mound for the Bears.
Brisker made her MSU debut in game two at SEMO (March 7) earning the save in a 2-1 Bears' victory ... had an outstanding day at Indiana State on March 23, starting game one, earning the win, then followed that up with her second save of the season in game two of the twin bill sweep ... had a season-high three strikeouts at Illinois State (April 6) ... threw a complete game four-hitter in a 4-1 win over Evansville (April 20) ... tied for fifth in the league with two saves ... went 3-2 in MVC games.
Brisker joined the Bears after spending two seasons at Muscatine Community College in Muscatine, Iowa ... she helped the Cardinals to back-to-back 45-win seasons ... led the nation in strikeouts per game and was second in strikeouts per inning in 2012 and was named an NJCAA Academic All-American ... During her prep career at Wilton High, she racked up 68 wins, 730 strikeouts and 34 career shutouts ... earned back-to-back MVP, first-team all-conference, all-district and all-state honors her junior and senior seasons at WHS, while leading the team to conference titles both years ... named to the state all-tournament team while tossing 13 shutouts and a perfect game as a junior ... was also a second team all-conference selection her sophomore season and earned the coaches appreciation award and most improved player accolades.
Rachel Suzanne Gute Brisker is the daughter of Becky and Ray Brisker ... born April 10, 1992, in Muscatine, Iowa ... is an elementary education major at MSU.