Born April 12, 1997... Majoring in Exercise Science... Aspires to become an occupational therapist... Chose PBA because she was given the opportunity to play softball and knew it was a school where she could receive a great education and be prepared for her future... Favorite team is the Tampa Bay Lightning... Favorite athlete is Ryan Callahan... Daughter of Michael Bertisch and Jennifer Gutman-Bertisch... Has one brother: Jeremy.
As a true freshman, Bertisch stepped right into the role of a starter, starting in all 49 games on the year. She also opened eyes all over with her bat, glove and speed, finishing third on the team with a .380 batting average while tying for the team-lead in hits with 62, including seven three-hit games…Slugged .399 on the year, fourth best on the team… Led the team in stolen bases with 17, picking up multiple stolen bases in three contests… Finished second on the team in runs scored with 34, and scored a season-high three runs at Florida Southern on March 26… Flashed the leather at the hot corner on the year, leading the team with 78 assists, including a season-high eight at Saint Leo on April 15.
Attended East Lake High School where she played middle infield and third base for the Eagles... Played under head coach Kristie Delk... Played in the Florida state All-Star game in 2015 after earning All County first-team, All Tampa Bay second-team and ELHS Offensive MVP as a senior... Was All County honorable mention as both a sophomore and junior, while also earning her team's Defensive MVP award in 2013... Was a member of the Honor Roll and Principals' List all four years of high school while also a member of the National Honor Society... Graduated Summa Cum Laude.