2016 NCAA Division III National Champions
Colleen Bentke
2017-18 Softball
NO
9
POS
UTIL
B/T
L/L
HT
5-6
CL-EXP
JR-TR
HOMETOWN
Brenham, Texas
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Blinn JC
Colleen Bentke

PRIOR TO UT TYLER: Transfers to UT Tyler after playing at A&M Corpus Christi her freshman year and Blinn College her Sophomore year… At Blinn, Bentke was First Team All-Conference, First Team All-Region, and 2nd Team All-American… Prior to her first two years of college, Bentke was a four-year letter at Brenham H.S. for coaches Wade Womack and Jamie Maurer… She was All-District all four seasons and selected to First Team All-Region her senior year.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Mark and Sherri Bentke… Has two siblings, Corey and Sarah. 

MAJOR: Business

CAREER ASPIRATION: Dental Hygienist

Why UT Tyler?: "The coaching staff was very welcoming from my very first visit and they made me feel part of the family. Everyone works extremely hard here, which is why UT Tyler is so successful.”