Senior Went 15-8 With 1.45 ERA Last Season
2013-14 Year in Review
Christina Martinez Named First Team C-USA
Knox Goes 4-for-6 on the Day
Brendon Sanger of baseball and Samantha Messer of softball have been named this week's Student-Athletes of the Week.
Junior (2014): Was the staff's no. 1 pitcher the entire season...shutout Louisville in season opener...threw five innings vs. Ohio State for second win of the year...picked up with vs. Penn State..struck out 10 in complete game shutout win over Marshall...won three straight starts over Yale, UAB and UConn...tossed shutout victory over FIU...picked up saves vs. Temple and Charlotte...gave up just one earned run in final 27 innings pitched...named Second Team All C-USA.
Sophomore (2013): Had 17 starts and a total of 22 game appearances...had the lowest earned run average on the team at 2.51 and had the fewest walks at 12...pitched 44.2 innings with four complete games and three wins...pitched shutouts in the 13-0 win against Towson (2/22) and 5-0 victory against Dartmouth (3/22), both of which she was the starting pitcher...had multiple strikeouts in seven games including four in the 1-0 win at USF (2/10) and 2-1 win over Michigan State (3/8).
Freshman (2012):Made 17 appearances on the mound starting 12 games...pitched 67.1 innings with four complete games...first win came against Florida A&M on February 24th allowing two earned runs and striking out three in a complete game.... had one at bat.
High School: 1st Team All-State selection while at Sarasota High School....6A Pitcher of the Year...had a 25-3 record with 11 shutouts and a 0.49 ERA...was also a two-year starter on the SHS volleyball team.
Travel Ball: Two-time MVP of Kissimmee Klassic...won a U-16 Championship with the Sarasota Quicksilver.
Personal: Pre-nursing major...daughter of Linda and Mike Messer and Cyndi Pokrywa.