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      Rainey Gaffin
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Thornton, Colo.

High School:
Legacy

Height:
5-10

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R

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GAFFIN'S CAREER BESTS
At Bats: 5 (2x), last vs. NC State (5/18/13)
Runs: 3 vs. Charleston Southern (5/16/14)
Hits: 4 vs. MTSU (3/18/14)
Hit Streak: 9 games (3/11/14 - 3/28/14)
RBIs: 5 (2x) vs. Ole Miss (5/2/14)
Doubles: 2 vs. Ole Miss (5/2/14)
Triples: 1 (5x), last at No. 21 Texas A&M (4/12/14)
Home Runs: 1 (5x), last vs. Virginia Tech (5/17/14)
Walks: 2 (4x), last vs. Charleston Southern (5/16/14)
Stolen Bases: 2 (3x), last vs. Tennessee Tech (4/8/14)

PITCHING
Innings Pitched: 6.0 (2x), last vs. Western Kentucky (3/8/14)
Strikeouts: 8 at USF (2/15/14)
No-Hitters: 1 vs. Wright State (3/5/14)

CAREER HONORS
    • Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll - 2014
    • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll - 2013

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014)
    • Games/Starts: 45/55
    • Pitching Appearances/Starts: 20/3
    • Hit a double vs. Oklahoma (5/24) in Game 2 of the Norman Super Regional
    • Went 2-for-3 with solo homer and two runs vs. Virginia Tech (5/17) in NCAA Regional
    • Set new career high with three runs vs. Charleston Southern (5/16) in NCAA Regional
    • Tossed five shutout relief innings with three strikeouts in a one-hit relief outing to earn win vs. Ole Miss (5/4)
    • Matched career high with five RBIs and went 2-for-3 with two doubles and was sensational as a relief pitcher, striking out seven over 4.2 innings of one-hit shutout ball to earn win vs. Ole Miss (5/2)
    • Ripped a triple, hit an RBI single and earned the win with three strikeouts over 2.1 scoreless innings of relief at No. 21 Texas A&M (4/12); marked her first win vs. an SEC opponent
    • Ripped an RBI single, scored two runs and stole two bases in a 2-for-4 game vs. Tennessee Tech (4/8)
    • Struck out two and allowed one hit in 1.2 scoreless innings of relief at LSU (4/5)
    • Smacked her second triple of the season vs. No. 4 Florida (3/28)
    • Went 2-for-2 and scored two runs vs. South Carolina (3/21)
    • Ended the game on a walk-off, RBI single while going 4-for-4 vs. MTSU (3/18)
    • Hit 5-for-9 and scored two runs in the opening SEC series at Arkansas (3/14 - 3/15)
    • Went 3-for-3, including an RBI triple, and recorded three RBIs vs. Western Carolina (3/11)
    • Fanned three and allowed three hits over four scoreless frames in the win vs. College of Charleston (3/9)
    • Threw a no-hitter, striking out six over six innings, in her first collegiate start as a pitcher (3/5)
    • Pitched out of a bases-loaded, 1-out jam as a reliever vs. Fresno State (2/23)
    • Blasted a solo home run in a 1-for-2 game vs. No. 11/12 Nebraska (2/22)
    • Recorded her first hit of 2014 season vs. Wright State (2/16)
    • Struck out eight over four innings to earn her second victory of the season at USF (2/15)
    • Scored two runs in the opening weekend of the 2014 season (2/7-2/9)
    • Struck out seven in 2.2 innings in her first collegiate appearance as pitcher vs. Northern Colorado (2/8)

AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
    • Games Played/Started: 57/38
    • Hit .290 (27-for-93) with three homers, six doubles, two triples, 24 RBIs, 19 runs, 23 walks and three stolen bases
    • Recorded six multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games
    • Hit game-winning RBI triple to lift UT past NC State in 11-inning NCAA Regional battle (5/18)
    • Hit a two-run homer in NCAA Regional win over Longwood (5/17)
    • Went 2-for-3 with one stolen base vs. Missouri at SEC Tournament (5/11)
    • Hit a double and scored a run at Missouri (5/5)
    • Hit an RBI single, scored once and drew a walk at Missouri (5/4)
    • Drew two walks and drove in one run vs. Auburn (4/12)
    • Drove in one run and scored one run vs. TTU (4/10)
    • Hit a grand slam (first of career), went 2-for-2, drove in five runs and scored twice in win over Eastern Kenetucky (3/27)
    • Hit first homer of career, a three-run shot in the fourth, against Murray State (3/19), going 2-for-3 with three RBIs
    • Hit RBI double to center field vs. No. 1/2 Alabama (3/9) to plate winning run in sixth inning
    • Drove in a run vs. Charleston Southern (3/1)
    • Went 2-for-2 with a double vs. Cal State Fullerton (2/21)
    • Hit a double and drove in a run vs. Long Beach State (2/21)
    • Hit a two-RBI single, scored a run and drew a walk vs. Coastal Carolina (2/15)
    • Hit 2-for-3, two RBIs and two scores vs. Idaho State (2/8)
    • Batted 1-for-1, with RBI and score in career debut (2/7) against Southern Utah

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
    • Was a four-year softball letterwinner for Legacy High School, serving as a captain in junior and senior seasons
    • Starred as both a pitcher and an outfielder for the Lightning
    • Helped lead Legacy to four 5A state titles from 2008-11 and a 95-4-1 record in that stretch
    • Was also a basketball and track athlete at Legacy
    • As a senior: .593 BA, 15 HRs, 48 RBIs, 12 SBs, 21-2 record, 1.71 ERA, 127 Ks
    • As a junior: .693 BA, 4 HRs, 30 RBIs, 10 SBs, 24-0 record, 1.06 ERA, 68 Ks
    • As a sophomore: .333 BA, 2 HRs, 19 RBIs, 10 SBs, 4-0 record, 0.70 ERA, 15 Ks
    • As a freshman: .300 BA, 6 RBIs, 15 SBs, 3-1 record, 1.51 ERA, 10 Ks
    • 2012 NFCA First Team All-American
    • 2012 NFCA All-American Western Region
    • Named 2012 NHSCA Player of the year and inducted into the Hall of Fame
    • 2011 and 2012 Colorardo Sportswoman of the Year
    • 2010-11 and 2011-12 Gatorade Player of the Year
    • NHSCA 2011/November Sportswoman of the Year
    • 2011 5A all-state selection
    • 2010 5A all-state, All-Colorado selection and state tournament MVP
    • 2009 5A all-state selection
    • Played club ball for the Corona Angels and the Colorado Stars (three-year captain)
    • 2010: Corona Angels took second at Premier Naitonals and second at the CA Champions Cup
    • 2009: Colorado Stars took second at ASA Northern Nationals and won the Triple Crown State

PERSONAL
    • Recipient of Frankie E. Wade Scholarship
    • Majoring in Bioengineering with minor in genetics
    • Earned CHSAA All-State Academic honors from 2008-2011
    • Principal's Honor Roll student
    • Chose Tennessee over Washington and Oregon
    • Always wears the same bow/headband and writes "Next Play" on her shoes
    • Mother is Dawn Gaffin
    • Has three siblings: Morgan Gaffin and step-sisters Katherine Whelan, Michaela Wagar
    • Chose Tennessee over Washington and Oregon
    • Rainey Danae' Gaffin was born on Sept. 4, 1994, in Louisville, Colo.

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