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Penn State fell 2-0 in game one and 1-0 in game two against the Red Flash
Wednesday, April 26 | 5 p.m. | Nittany Lion Softball Park and Beard Field
Penn State dropped the series finale to Rutgers Sunday afternoon at Beard Field
Tori Dubois blasted a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth to lead Penn State to a win
Ziegler hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth to secure the sweep
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2015, 2016)
2016 (JUNIOR YEAR)
Earned the roll of ace pitcher in the 2016 season with 41 appearances and 29 starts in the circle… Her 41 appearances tie for third in Penn State single season history, while her 29 starts tie for fourth…Tied for sixth in the Big Ten with 41 appearances, while her 165.2 innings of work ranked ninth in conference standings and 15th in Penn State single season history…Threw 12 complete games…Posted a 12-13 overall record and a team-low 3.34 earned run average…Struck out 89 batters, including 28 looking…Named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week when she earned one decision in game one against Michigan State (April 1), pitching all seven innings and giving up just four hits...Capped off the week with a 0.78 ERA after giving up only two runs, one of which was earned and six hits in nine innings of work…Was the first Penn State pitcher to earn the honor since Lisa Akamine in 2011…Struck out a season-high six batters on three occasions…Pitched five innings and gave up just one hit against Fordham in the win (Feb. 27)…Threw seven innings against No. 2 Michigan (April 29), giving up just four runs…Earned the victory in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal game against Nebraska, throwing 4.2 innings.
2015 (SOPHOMORE YEAR)
Made 34 appearances with 19 starts and eight complete games...Posted a 13-10 record in the circle with a 4.07 ERA...Pitched 141.0 innings with 87 strikeouts, 49 walks...Had three shutout innings with one strikeout vs. Missouri State (Feb. 13)...Tossed 7.1 innings, allowed one hit, one run and struck out four at No. 23 Texas A&M (Feb. 14)...Hurled 5.2 no-hit innings, struck out two and walked one against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 15)...Pitched seven innings, allowed six hits, one run and struck out three vs. Fordham (Feb. 27)...Went eight innings, allowed two runs vs. James Madison (March 1)...Pitched seven innings, allowed five hits and one run at Pacific (March 10)...Tossed seven shutout innings, allowed four hits and struck out four at Sacramento State (March 14)...Hurled seven innings, allowed six hits, two walks and stuck out six against Pitt (March 18)...Struck out eight batter against Robert Morris (March 25)...Fanned eight batter in 4.2 innings of work against Michigan State (March 28)...Pitched 8.2 innings, allowed three hits, one run, and struck out six against Rutgers (April 26)...Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.
2014 (FRESHMAN YEAR)
Made 24 starts and six additional appearances for 148.0 innings pitched...Led the Nittany Lions with a 3.64 ERA, 77 strikeouts, 15 complete games and nine wins...Kicked off 2014 with a three-game win streak (Feb. 8-16)...Allowed one run in each game en route to 5-3, 6-1 and 9-1 wins...Fanned a season-best six batters three times: in complete game efforts at Florida Atlantic (Feb. 21), at Michigan State (April 4) and against Bucknell (April 16)...Earned a save at Indiana (April 12)...Threw five innings of shutout ball at Michigan State (April 6), scattering three hits.
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