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    Ellen Renfroe 13    
     
      Ellen Renfroe
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Tenn.

High School:
Trinity Christian Academy

Position:
P

B/T:
R/R

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AS A SENIOR(2014)
CAREER HIGHS
Innings Pitched: 11.0 (3x), last vs. Oklahoma (6/3/13)
Strikeouts: 20 vs. Auburn (4/1/11)
No-hitters (2): 10-0 (5) vs. Utah State (2/8/13); 8-0 (6) vs. Furman (3/27/12)
*As of 4/21/14

  • Top 25 Finalist- 2014 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year
  • Appearances/Starts: 33/26
  • Tossed a six-inning, three-hit shutout in the series finale at LSU (4/6)
  • USA Softball Player of the Week (3/24 - 3/30)
  • SEC Pitcher of the Week (3/24 - 3/30)
  • Received the win in all three games vs. No. 4 Florida, allowing nine hits and four runs with 20 strikeouts over 16 innings
  • Posted two scoreless innings with two strikeouts in the win vs. No. 4 Florida (3/30)
  • Pitched a complete game shutout, allowing two hits and striking out four, at Arkansas (3/15)
  • Struck out 12 and allowed two hits over seven innings in the win vs. Campbell (3/7)
  • Fanned nine over seven innings in the win at Cal State Fullerton (2/25)
  • SEC Pitcher of the Week (2/17-2/23)
  • Earned the win after pitching three innings of relief vs. Fresno State (2/23)
  • Fanned seven and allowed three hits in a win vs. No. 13/11 Stanford (2/23)
  • Struck out five and allowed one hit in 2.1 innings of relief vs. Oregon State (2/22)
  • Started 2014 with 26 consecutive shutout innings, ranking third in UT history
  • SEC Pitcher of the Week (2/10-2/16)
  • Struck out 12 over seven innings in the shutout victory vs. Illinois (2/15)
  • Pitched a two-hitter while striking out 12 in the shutout win vs. Pittsburgh (2/14); had a no-hitter with two outs in the seventh inning
  • Shut out Georgia Southern (2/8) over seven innings, recording 10 strikeouts
  • Allowed one hit and struck out five over five innings in a shutout vs. Northern Colorado (2/7)
AS A JUNIOR (2013)

  • 2013 NFCA All-Southeast Region (2nd Team)
  • 2013 Capital One Academic All-American (2nd Team)
  • 2013 Capital One Academic All-District III (1st Team)
  • 2013 WCWS All-Tournament Team
  • Top 25 Finalist for 2013 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • Top 50 "Watch List" for 2013 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • Preseason All-SEC
  • Appearances/Starts: 38/29
  • Posted a 19-5 record with a 1.85 ERA and 221 strikeouts over 200.2 innings
  • Tallied 14 complete games, seven shutouts and three saves and held opposing batters to a .183 batting average
  • Had courageous outing in Game 1 of the Championship Series, striking out 13 over 11 innings
  • Shut out Washington (6/1) over seven scoreless innings in Game 5 of WCWS
  • Recorded nine strikeouts in a complete-game win over Florida (5/30) in Game 2 of WCWS
  • Fanned 13 over 11 shutout innings to get win over NC State (5/18) in NCAA Regional
  • Struck out six in a shutout win over South Carolina (5/9) in SEC Tournament
  • Earned two wins at Ole Miss (4/20 - 4/21), striking out 11 over a combined 9.2 frames
  • Tossed four 5.2 shutout innings with five strikeouts in win over Auburn (4/14)
  • Fanned eight batters over six innings in win vs. AU (4/12)
  • Named SEC Pitcher of the Week for Week of (4/1- 4/7)
  • Struck out six over six frames to earn win at UGA (4/7)
  • Threw seventh complete game of the year, striking out five in win at Georgia (4/6)
  • Earned first save of season vs. TSU (4/2), throwing 1.2 hitless relief frames with three strikeouts
  • Struck out season-high 14 batters and allowed just one run over eight frames in complete game win over No. 3/3 Florida (3/16)
  • Fanned 11 batters and allowed just one hit in 6.2 relief frames to earn win at Charleston Southern (3/3)
  • Struck out six and allowed just three hits in complete game shutout vs. Valparaiso (3/2)
  • Struckout six over four shutout innings to earn win vs. Long Beach State (2/21)
  • Threw a season high 13 strikeouts in complete game vs. NC State (2/17)
  • Struck out seven and threw a complete game in 11-0 shutout of No.12/12 USF (2/16)
  • Struck out nine over seven innings in 6-3 win against BYU (2/9)
  • Tossed second no-hitter of career vs. Utah State (2/8), fanning five batters in 10-0, five-inning game
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012)
  • 2012 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American (1st Team)
  • 2012 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Southeast Region (1st Team)
  • Top 25 Finalist for 2012 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2012 All-SEC (1st Team)
  • 2012 Capital One Academic All-American (1st Team)
  • 2012 Capital One Academic All-District III First Team
  • 2012 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • Top 50 "Watch List" for 2012 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2012 Preseason All-SEC
  • Appearances/Starts: 47/36
  • Posted a 27-5 record with a 1.24 ERA and 280 strikeouts in 231.0 innings pitched
  • Also tallied 23 complete games, 15 solo shutouts, four saves, nine games with 10 or more strikeouts and a .179 opposing batting average
  • Led the team in most pitching categories
  • Pitched 5.1 total innings in the Women's College World Series, totaling four strikeouts and three earned runs alllowed in games against Alabama (5/31) and Oregon (6/2)
  • Tossed six strong innings with three strikeouts and no earned runs allowed in UT's 1-0 loss to Georgia (5/27) in the Super Regionals
  • Struck out four and allowed just one run in complete-game win over Auburn (5/10) to lead UT to victory in its SEC Tourney opener
  • Shut down South Carolina (4/20) with five scoreless innings in win on April 20
  • Fanned 10 batters and allowed just two earned runs over seven innings in 3-2 win over Memphis (4/17)
  • Threw career-high 11 innings with nine strikeouts against Georgia (4/4)
  • Recorded 10 strikeouts over 6.2 frames against Kentucky (3/30)
  • Recorded fist no-hitter of career vs. Furman (3/27), fanning eight batters over six scoreless frames.
  • Threw complete game with seven strikeouts to defeate Alabama (3/21) in second game of doubleheader
  • Shut down Arkansas (3/18) with eight strikeouts over seven scoreless frames
  • Tossed a five-inning shutout to beat Arkansas (3/16)
  • Struck out 11 over seven shutout innings of two-hit ball to beat Georgia Southern (3/13)
  • Recorded season-high 15 strikeouts over seven shutout innings to defeat Florida (3/9)
  • Struck out 13 and tossed a one-hit shutout against Memphis (3/3)
  • Fanned 10 over seven scoreless frames agaisnt Illinois State (2/25)
  • Threw complete-game shutouts and struck out eight vs. Georgia Tech (2/24)
  • Opened the season with 20 consecutive scoreless innings in wins over UCSB (2/9), Texas Tech (2/10), San Diego State (2/11), Arizona State (2/11) and Western Michigan (2/12)
AS A FRESHMAN (2011)
  • 2011 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American (3rd Team)
  • 2011 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Southeast Region (1st Team)
  • 2011 All-SEC (2nd Team)
  • 2011 Freshman All-SEC
  • 2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
  • Appearances/Starts: 45/27
  • Tallied a 26-7 record with a 1.50 ERA and 259 strikeouts over 201.0 innings as a rookie
  • Totaled seven games with 10 or more strikeouts
  • Earned win over Georgia (5/14) in SEC Tournament title game, striking out five and allowing just one run over 7.1 innings
  • Shut down Arkansas (4/30) with five scoreless innings and four strikeouts
  • Fanned nine over seven shutout frames vs. Mississippi State (4/21)
  • Recorded a pair of 12-strikeout complete games against LSU (4/15, 4/17)
  • Struck out nine and allowed zero earned runs in win over Ole Miss (4/8)
  • Earned the six-inning shutout win over Auburn (4/3)
  • Recorded career-high 20 strikeouts over 10 impressive innings, limiting Auburn (4/2) to one unearned to earn the win
  • Fanned eight over eight frames to beat South Carolina (3/25)
  • Recorded seven strikeouts and allowed just one unearned run over seven frames to beat Alabama (3/22)
  • Tossed a 15-strikeout, two-hit shutout in 2-0 win over Iowa (3/18)
  • Struck out 13 over 7.1 frames at Kentucky (3/13)
  • Tallied 10 strikeouts and held UCLA (2/26) to one run over seven innings to earn the win
  • Earned three wins in first three starts of career against Stetson (2/12), Michigan State (2/13) and SIUE (2/19)
  • In collegiate debut, struck out six over five shutout frames to beat Stetson (2/12)

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL
  • 2012 U.S. Elite Team Member
  • Played in two games of the U.S. Elite team squaring off against the U.S. Senior National Team. Earned the win on June 14 after tossing 2.2 scoreless relief frames
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
  • 2010 Gatorade Tennessee Softball Player of the Year, a 2010 MaxPreps Softball All-American selection and a 2010 Second Team ESPN/RISE All-American, Renfroe helped guide TCA to Tennessee Class A State Softball titles in 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010, a Class A State runner-up finish in 2008 and five consecutive district, regional and sectional championships (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Helped Trinity Christian Academy register five straight 40-win seasons and an overall school record of 224-19, including a sterling 46-1 mark in 2009 and a 49-2 tally in 2010
  • During her senior campaign (2010), Renfroe finished the year 40-2 overall from the circle with a 0.15 ERA, 545 strikeouts and just 14 walks over 271 innings of work.
  • Wrapped up her interscholastic career with a 0.31 ERA, a 115-9 career mark and 1,335 K's from the circle along with more than 20 no-hitters
  • The Jackson Sun selected Renfroe as its 2009 and 2010 All-West Tennessee Pitcher of the Year, 2008 Player of the Year and 2006 Newcomer of the Year while also choosing her as a first-team selection in 2007
  • Was a finalist for 2009 Gatorade Tennessee Softball Player of the Year, Renfroe was tabbed to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Class A All-State squad in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 and also reaped five nods as All-District 15 and a pair of All-District 15 MVP accolades
  • Played Gold softball for the Tennessee Fury, the Tennessee Xplosion and the Illinois Southern Force, helping her 16U squad to third place at the ASA Gold Nationals
PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Ellen Ruth Renfroe
  • Born: April 25, 1992, in Jackson, Tenn.
  • Daughter of Marty and Emily Renfroe
  • Majoring in psychology
  • Older sister Ivy was a standout pitcher for Tennessee from 2010-13 and younger sister Anna currently plays for the Lady Vols
  • Admires Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (former St. Louis Cardinal) superstar Albert Pujols because of his success on the field and for his character and attiude off it
  • Also an exceptional student at Trinity Christian Academy, Renfroe carried a 4.6 GPA on a weighted scale and picked up numerous honors such as the TCA President's Award and the ACSI Distinguished Award for Athletics and Community Service
  • Was a member of the National Honor Society and Who's Who Among American High School Students
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