Starring as a pitcher and outfielder during a 24-year career, E. Louise Albrecht played for some of the top women’s Major Fast Pitch teams. An outfielder and a pitcher she had a 304-83 pitching record for a .785 winning percentage. Among the teams she played for were the Whittier, CA Gold Sox, Orange, CA Lionettes, California Chaparrals, Diselettes, Sunnyland Lettes and the Raybestos Brakettes.A native of Illmo, MO, Albrecht had her best season in 1952, winning 56 of 58 games and batting .300. She had a .258 lifetime batting average.
In eight ASA national championships, she won 17 games, lost seven, allowed 77 hits, struck out 82 and allowed only 16 earned runs in 160 1/3 innings for an ERA of 0.70.
Her six All-America selections were evenly divided between first and second team with first-team selections in 1961, 1962 and 1965 and second-team honors in 1963, 1964 and 1969. In 1962, she also won the tourney’s MVP Award and compiled a 5-2 pitching record.The 5-foot-8, 140-pound Albrecht was a member of national championship teams in 1961 and 1965 and three runners-up: 1966, 1969 and 1972. She was born November 19, 1934. She retired from Southern Connecticut State University in 1992 and was associate athletic director at that time. She was appointed to that position in 1984. She joined the university's athletic staff in 1970. She was born November 19, 1934.