NU Hurler Newport Tosses No-Hitter
Carrasco, Ladd Homer in Win
MSU opens tournament Thursday at 5:30 pm ET
Baccay, Long Come Up With Clutch Hits in Win
Wolverines explode for five runs in fifth inning to shorten game via run-rule
CAREER CAPSULE (2015-18): Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Appeared in 116 career games (69 starts), posting a 5.04 career ERA and 29-35 career record ... Threw 388.2 career innings, compiling 368 strikeouts, tied for sixth all-time in the MSU record book ... Had three career saves ...
SENIOR (2018): Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Posted a 4.14 ERA in 30 appearances (108.1 innings) ... Started 19 games and went 8-11, tossing a career-best eight complete games and striking out 113 batters ... Went 1-1 with a 2.15 ERA and 18 strikeouts in two complete games at the FAU First Pitch Invitational (2/9-11), recording a career-best 11 strikeouts vs. the host Owls ... Earned two starts at the Gamecock Invitational (2/16-18), going 1-1, posting a 2.33 ERA, scattering seven hits over two starts, and allowing a combined four earned runs while striking out 11 ... Tossed a pair of complete-game victories at the FIU Classic (2/23-25), combining for 16 strikeouts and just four earned runs over the two games ... Took a pair of losses in four appearances at Cal State Fullerton (3/3-6), allowing just three earned runs but walking 11 and scattering 16 hits ... Threw a complete game plus a three-inning relief effort in the Indiana series, striking out 10 and allowing three earned runs in 10 innings ... Combined for 7.1 innings in the circle in the two games of the Minnesota doubleheader (4/8), taking a no-hitter into the sixth inning in game one, and over the two games struck out eight and allowed just four runs ... Tossed a five-inning complete game win against Eastern Michigan (4/24), striking out seven and taking a no-hitter into the fourth ... Picked up a win in two appearances in the Rutgers series (4/27-29), tossing 5.2 innings and striking out eight, scattering eight hits and allowing just two earned runs ... Threw four innings of six-hit ball in MSU's home game vs. Michigan (5/2) .... Earned one victory and pitched 6.1 combined innings in the Maryland series, striking out six ... In the Big Ten Tournament, made two relief appearances, going 4.0 innings of one-hit ball in the first round vs. Nebraska where she struck out three to earn a 4-3 win ...
JUNIOR (2017): Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Had her best year in the circle, with a 3.84 ERA, 16-8 record, and 144 innings pitched - all career highs ... Ranked fourth in the Big Ten in strikeouts (145), which is ninth in a single-season at MSU ... Among Big Ten hurlers, ranked 12th in innings pitched, sixth in victories, and ninth in saves (2), ranking 11th in starts (23), 10th in relief appearances (17) and fourth overall in appearances (40), which was also 10th all-time in the MSU record book ... Earned two starts and had one relief appearance at the FAU tournament, earning an opening-day win over UNF (2/10) with six strikeouts and scattering six hits in 5.1 innings ... Also started the finale vs. FAU (2/12), allowing three hits and striking out six in three innings of work ... Made a relief appearance vs. NC State (3/11), going three innings, striking out four, and allowing just four hits in earning the relief victory ... Made appearances in four of five games at the Madiera Beach Invitational, pitching a complete-game victory vs UAB (2/17), striking out a career-best nine ... Started the game vs. So. Illinois (2/18) and went 4.1 innings, striking out six - but did not get a decision ... Threw two relief innings vs. both Villanova (2/17) and Robert Morris (2/19), picking up her the save vs. the Wildcats with three strikeouts ... Started two of the three games at Loyola-Marymount (2/24-26), getting a pair of wins and surrendering a combined four earned runs ... Shared a shutout of the Lions in the opener, going five innings, striking out eight ... Took losses in both games vs. No. 16 Georgia, the first a 4-3
SOPHOMORE (2016): Appeared in 22 games, getting nine starts ... Owned a 3-2 record in 52.2 innings pitched, surrendering 64 hits and walking 53 ... Earned her first career save ... Tossed 7.2 innings over three games in the FGCU Kickoff Classic, two in relief ... Got the win vs. UIC (2/13), going 4.1 innings and striking out four ... Entered in relief against Stony Brook, earning her first career save after 2.2 IP, striking out four, and walking two (2/26) ... Had her second relief appearance of the weekend against Boston University (2/26), picking up the win after three innings of two-hit ball ... Tossed a complete game vs. host Florida Atlantic (2/27), scattering 10 hits, striking out four and walking five ... Went 3.1 innings in a tough loss to South Carolina, scattering three hits and allowing four runs while striking out two ... Went 2.2 innings in her fourth start of the year, vs. Columbia (3/12), striking out one and walking one ... Also made a relief appearance vs. Charleston Southern (3/11), going 1.1 innings and striking out two ... Tossed a complete five innings vs. Western Michigan in a 12-2 five-inning win, striking out three and not allowing a hit after the first inning ... Threw six innings in the three-game series against Penn State (4/1-2), striking out three and scattering nine hits ... Entered in relief in a 3-0 loss to No. 2 Michigan (4/13) allowing one run, striking out one and walking one in two innings of work ... Threw four innings of relief in MSU's middle game vs. Rutgers, striking out three (4/30) ...
FRESHMAN (2015): Showed consistent growth and improvement throughout her freshman season ... Finished with
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year softball
CLUB: Competed for the Atlanta Vipers Softball Organization ... Led her team to a 2013 ASA National Championship ... Helped her team finish an undefeated championship run with a complete game in the national championship game ... 2013 ASA State Champions ... Led her team to earn 2011, 2012, and 2013 National Qualifiers.
PERSONAL: Born March 31, 1996, to parents Jason and Stephanie ... Has one younger brother, Brandon, who plays football at the Citadel ... Mother played basketball