Ivy  Renfroe

20Ivy Renfroe


Jackson, Tenn.

High School:
Trinity Christian Academy



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AS A SENIOR (2013)
Innings Pitched: 10.2 at Alabama (3/21/12)
Strikeouts: 14 at Alabama (3/21/12)
Perfect Game (1): 9-0 (5) vs. Ole Miss (4/28/12)

No-hitters (5): 9-0 (5) vs. Ole Miss (4/28/12); 8-0 (5) vs. Murray State (3/4/12); 8-0 (5) vs. Liberty (5/20/11); 8-0 (6) vs. Mississippi State (4/22/11); 11-0 (5) vs. Western Carolina (4/8/10)
*As of 6/13/13

  • Appearances/Starts: 41/21
  • Posted 22-5 record with 148 strikeouts over 150.2 innings in the circle
  • Tallied 12 complete games and six shutouts while holding opposing batters to a .201 batting average
  • Concluded UT career ranked second in school history in appearances (176) and wins (97). She was also third in career innings pitched (749.2) and strikeouts (737)
  • Finished Tennessee career as one of the most dependable postseason pitchers, totaling 18 wins in the NCAA Tournament and helping UT to three WCWS appearances (2010, 2012, 2013)
  • Threw 4.2 scoreless frames with six strikeouts to earn win over Texas in Game 11 of WCWS
  • Struck out four over the first four frames to earn win vs. Alabama (5/25) in NCAA Super Regional
  • Threw 3.1 scoreless frames in relief to earn win over Alabama (5/24) in NCAA Super Regional
  • Tossed 12 scoreless innings of three-hit ball in NCAA Regionals with 11 strikeouts to beat Longwood (5/17) and NC State (5/19). Win over NC State was a one-hit shutout.
  • Had three strikeouts over five frames to earn win at Ole Miss (4/19)
  • Struck out five in complete game win over Auburn (4/14)
  • Earned first save of season, tossing a scoreless seventh with two strikeouts vs. Auburn (4/12)
  • Threw 5.1 frames and struck out two in win vs. UGA (4/5)
  • Tossed six-strikeouts, five-inning shutout vs. EKU (3/27)
  • Tallied two strikeouts in the seventh to pick up win over No. 5/4 Aggies (3/24)
  • Fanned seven in complete-game win over No. 5/4 Texas A&M (3/23)
  • Threw two innings of relief and struck out four to earn win over No. 5/4 Texas A&M (3/22)
  • Tossed four strikeouts in two perfect relief innings vs. Murray State (3/19)
  • Louisville Slugger/NFCA National Player of the Week and USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Week: fir week of 3/4 - 3/10 - fifth Lady Vol ever to earn both honors in the same week
  • Fanned seven batters over seven strong innings for complete game victory over No. 1/2 Alabama (3/9)
  • Earned the win vs. No. 1/2 Alabama after tossing one scoreless inning of relief (3/8)
  • Struck out seven in complete game win at Charleston Southern (3/1)
  • Tossed three scoreless innings in relief with three strikeouts to earn win vs. Lipscomb (2/26)
  • Fanned eight in two-hit shutout of UC Santa Barbara (2/23)
  • Threw complete-game shutout and struck out six to earn win vs. Cal State Fullerton (2/21)
  • Recorded first hit in first career at-bat vs. Coastal Carolina (2/16), a single down the left field line (2/16)
  • Complete-game victory over NC State (2/15) with seven strikeouts
  • Threw three hitless frames with five strikeouts in 18-3 victory over Southern Utah (2/7)
AS A JUNIOR (2012)
  • 2012 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • Appearances/Starts: 42/30
  • Posted a 25-9 record with a 1.80 ERA and 197 strikeouts over 214.1 innings of work
  • Also tallied 17 complete games, nine shutouts, three saves and a .190 opposing batting average
  • Was vital during UT's postseason run through the NCAA Tournament to the Women's College World Series, going 6-2 with a 1.29 ERA and 39 strikeouts over 48.2 innings
  • Tossed five strong relief innings with three strikeouts in WCWS loss to Oregon (6/2)
  • Struck out six and threw a complete seven innings as UT clinched its berth into the WCWS with 2-1 win over Georgia (5/27) in the Super Regional
  • Fanned seven over seven frames 3-2 Super Regional win over Georgia (5/26)
  • Threw five shutout innings of relief in 10-2 win over Virginia Tech (5/20) that advanced UT to the Super Regionals
  • Earned complete game victory in 2-1 win over VT (5/20)
  • Struck out seven over 4.2 scoreless relief frames in 8-0 (6) win over Miami (Ohio) (5/19) in Knoxville Regional
  • Tossed 3.1 scoreless relief innings with three strikeouts in 8-0 win over UAB (5/19) in Knoxville Regional
  • Had seven strikeouts over seven strong innings with just one run allowed in 1-0 loss to Miami (Ohio) (5/18)
  • Struck out five over seven strong innings to earn win over Louisville (5/2) in regular season finale
  • Threw her first perfect game and fifth no-hitter of career in 9-0 (5) win over Ole Miss. Struck out six over five perfect innings
  • Fanned 10 over seven shutout frames to earn 5-0 win over Tennessee State (4/25)
  • Earned complete game shutout with five strikeouts vs. Memphis (4/17)
  • Struck out nine over seven innings in a 2-1 win over Georgia (4-4)
  • Tossed a seven-inning, one-hit shutout with seven strikeouts vs. Furman (3/27)
  • Shut down Mississippi State (3/25) with five shutout frames in 8-0 win
  • Set new career highs with 14 strikeouts over 10.2 innings in 3-2 loss at Alabama (3/21)
  • Struck out eight over five shutout frames in 9-0 win over Georgia Southern (3/13)
  • Threw fourth career no-hitter vs. Murray State (3/4) striking out five over five hitless and scoreless frames in 8-0 victory
  • Struck out seven over six frames of one-hit shutout ball to earn win over ETSU (3/3)
  • Top 50 "Watch List" for 2011 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2011 Preseason All-SEC
  • Appearances/Starts: 37/25
  • Posted a 19-4 record with a 2.07 ERA and 157 strikeouts over 152.1 innings
  • Also tallied 11 complete games, seven shutouts, three saves and a .214 opposing batting average
  • Was the team's ace in the circle in the NCAA Tournament, going 2-0 with a 1.43 ERA and 18 strikeouts over 14.2 innings of work
  • Fanned 10 batters over seven shutout frames in 7-0 win over Georgia Tech (5/21) in the Knoxville Regional
  • Tossed third no-hitter of career against Liberty (5/20) in the Knoxville Regional. Threw five hitless innings with six strikeouts in 8-0 win
  • Shut down Arkansas in two wins over the Razorbacks, striking out a season-high 12 in six innings on April 29 and fanning eiight in five innings on May 1
  • Threw second no-hitter of career in 8-0 win over Mississippi State (4/22) fanning five over six hitless frames
  • Earned win over Radford (4/19) with five shutout frames over 4.1 innings with no earned runs allowed
  • Struck out five in a seven inning shutout in 11-0 win over LSU (4/16)
  • Fanned 11 over seven shutout innings to earn win over Appalachian State (4/13)
  • Struck out two in a seven-inning shutout vs. UK (3/12)
  • Tallied 11 strikeouts and threw seven shutout innings in 2-0 win over UCSB (2/24)
  • Struck out seven over three shutout frames in 18-0 (5) rout of ETSU (2/25)
  • Won season debut vs. Michigan State (2/11) with four strikeouts over five innings
  • 2010 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Southeast Region (2nd Team)
  • 2010 All-SEC (2nd Team)
  • 2010 Freshman All-SEC
  • Appearances/Starts: 56/39
  • Made a major splash on the college scene as a rookie in 2010, going 31-6 with a 2.41 ERA and 235 strikeouts over 232.1 innings of work
  • Also tallied 15 complete games, six shutouts and five saves
  • Was the team's workhorse in the circle during its 2010 WCWS run. In the NCAA Tournament, she compiled a 5-2 record with a 2.26 ERA and 53 strikeouts in 43.1 innings of work
  • Tallied six strikeouts over six innings in final game of the season against Arizona (6/6)
  • Struck out 10 over seven innings in 7-5 WCWS win over Georgia (6/4)
  • Threw six strikeouts over five shutout innings in 9-0 win over Arizona (6/3) to open the WCWS
  • Tossed four stirkeouts over 2.1 relief frames win over Michigan (5/28) in Ann Arbor Super Regional to earn trip to WCWS
  • Threw an eight-strikeouts seven-inning shutout to beat Michigan (5/27) 5-0 in the Ann Arbor Super Regional
  • Shut down Virginia (5/22) with seven strikeouts over 5.1 scoreless frames in 11-2 win in Knoxville Regional
  • In NCAA Tournament debut, fanned seven in seven-inning shutout of Ball State (5/21)
  • Tossed a complete seven innings with one strikeouts to beat LSU (5/9) in regular-season finale
  • Struck out 10 over six scoreless innings in 10-0 rout at Tennessee Tech (4/20)
  • Threw a combined nine innings with six strikeouts in doubleheader sweep of Arkansas (4/14)
  • Struck out seven in 6.1 frames in win over Auburn (4/11)
  • Threw first no-hitter of career vs. Western Carolina (4/8) striking out seven over five hitless and scoreless frames
  • Struck out six in a five-innings complete game shutout over South Carolina (4/3)
  • Fanned nine over four perfect relief rrames in 10-0 rout of Liberty (3/14)
  • Earned two wins at Mississippi State (4/9 and 4/10), striking out 16 over 12 combined innings in two starts
  • Tallied nine strikeouts and no earned runs over 6.2 innings in win over Ohio (3/7)
  • Earned first collegiate win over Oklahoma (2/14) in the NTC Division I Elite Invitational. She struck out five over four scoreless innings in 4-2 triumph

  • Made a name for herself in West Tennessee as a standout pitcher since the eighth grade for Trinity Christian Academy
  • Won over 110 games, struck out 1,294 hitters, posted 79 shutouts and recorded 41 no-hitters with four perfect games
  • Was also talented as a hitter, putting up batting averages of .478, .330, .396 and .384 with a staggering 187 career RBIs
  • Helped TCA post records of 40-3 (`06), 46-5 (`07), 43-8 (`08) and 46-1 (`09) while winning three Tennessee Class A State Titles (2006, 2007, 2009, state runner-up in 2008), five sectional and district championships (2005-09) and four region crowns (2006-09)
  • As a senior, registered a perfect 23-0 pitching record with a miniscule 0.21 ERA, 281 strikeouts in 139.0 innings of work, 11 no-hitters, a perfect game and 17 shutouts and hit .384 with a pair of homers and 56 RBIs
  • Was both The Jackson Sun's 2009 Player of the Year and the Jackson Sports Hall of Fame's 2009 Female Athlete of the Year
  • Was a finalist for Gatorade/RISE Magazine Tennessee State Player of the Year on three occasions, while reaping four consecutive selections as Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) First-Team All-State, First-Team All-West Tennessee and District 15-A Most Valuable Player
  • As a junior, posted a 20-4 record, a 0.51 ERA and 261 strikeouts in 128 innings of work with eight no-hitters, one perfect game, and a .396 batting average at the dish with two HR's and 33 RBIs
  • As a sophomore, Renfroe struck out 311 batters in 160 innings with 17 shutouts, seven no-no's, a 25-2 mark and a 0.47 ERA while knocking in 35 runs at the plate with a .330 batting average
  • As a freshman tallied a 24-2 record with a 0.40 ERA, 10 no-hitters, two perfect games, 247 K's in 161 frames and a .478 average with 63 RBIs and 20 extra-base hits. She was mentioned as one of Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd (July 7, 2006)," and Athlete of the Year honors from regional magazine, On the Ball
  • Played ASA Gold summer ball with Fury Fastpitch helping them to 18-U Gold Nationals for the first time
  • Full Name: Ivy Leigh Renfroe
  • Born: Feb. 16, 1991, in Jackson, Tenn.
  • Majoring in landscape design
  • Daughter of Marty and Emily Renfroe
  • Sisters Ellen and Anna currently play for the Lady Vols
  • Chose Tennessee over Oklahoma, Louisville and North Carolina State
  • At TCA, was a member of the National Honor Society, was chosen to the school's honor roll and received both the President's Award and an ACSI Academic Award
  • Was involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, her church youth group, Young Life and the Knitting Club at TCA


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