#22 Amber Topil | Catcher
Hometown: Seward, Neb.
Previous School: Seward High
Major: Exercise Science
2014 Honorable Mention All-GPAC
2013 Second Team All-GPAC
2013 Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska
Topil played in all 48 games (46 starts) as the team's catcher ... set career highs in batting average (.308), slugging (.431), hits (40), runs (20), doubles (13), stolen bases (3), total bases (56) and RBIs (29) ... blasted a two-run, walk-off home run in the eighth inning of the win over Midland on May 2 that clinched the program's first-ever appearance at the national tournament ... recorded 10 games of two or more hits ... converted 260 of 262 chances for a fielding percentage of .992.
Topil started and played in 38 of Concordia's 39 games at catcher...enjoyed her best season as a Bulldog, hitting .290 with five doubles, a triple and 14 RBIs in 100 at bats...recorded an on-base percentage of .360 (second on the team) and led Concordia with six sacrifice bunts...played error free in 234 chances (212 put outs, 22 assists) behind the plate...cracked a season high three hits (two doubles) versus Doane on 3-27-13...batted .550 (11-for-20) over a seven-game stretch from March 20 to April 2.
Amber started in 35 games at catcher during her sophomore season and batted 81 times... hit .198 with 16 hits including three doubles and one home run along with five RBIs and five runs scored
Amber appeared in 43 games with 42 starts at the catcher position in her freshman season…hit .241 (27-of-112) with five runs scored, six doubles, one homer and 14 RBI’s…made just one error and finished with a .997 fielding percentage.
Prepped at Seward high school under coach Pat Piskorski for two years … Starter for two years … Varsity letter winner both years … Team captain for one year … Both years her team won Conference … Junior year placed third at state … Senior years placed second at state … She also participated in volleyball for two years, flags for three years, dance team for four years, and soccer for four … Part of the National Honor Society for two years, Honor Roll all four years, Academic All-State two years and Youth Rotarian Award
Born on October 6, in David City, Nebraska … Daughter of Kay and Tim Hansen and Terry and Kristin Topil … Has one older sister who attended Concordia.