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      Raven Chavanne

Thousand Oaks, Calif.

High School:
Newbury Park




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AS A SENIOR (2013)
At Bats: 6 (3x), last vs. Oklahoma (6/3/13)
Runs: 4 (3x), last vs. Ole Miss (4/19/13)
Hits: 4 (6x), last at Missouri (5/4/13)
Hit Streak: 15 games (4/8/11 - 5/6/11)
RBIs: 6 vs. Weber State (2/20/10)
Doubles: 2 vs. Arkansas (4/30/11)
Triples: 1 (11x), last vs. Western Carolina (4/1/13)
Home Runs: 1 (13x), last at Missouri (5/4/13)
Walks: 2 (16x), last at Ole Miss (4/20/13)
Stolen Bases: 3 (5x), last vs. Murray State (3/19/13)
*As of 6/13/13

  • 2013 Capital One Academic All-American of the Year for Softball
  • 2013 Top 3 Finalist for USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2013 Senior CLASS Award Finalist
  • 2013 NFCA All-American (1st Team)
  • 2013 NFCA All-Southeast Region (1st Team)
  • 2013 Capital One Academic All-American (1st Team)
  • 2013 All-SEC (1st Team)
  • 2013 SEC All-Defensive Team
  • 2013 SEC All-Tournament Team
  • 2013 Top 10 Finalist for 2013 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2013 Top 25 Finalist for 2013 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2013 Top 50 "Watch List" for 2013 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2013 Preseason All-SEC
  • Games/Starts: 64/64 (all starts at third base)
  • Hit .435 (19th nationally) with a career highs of seven home runs, 33 RBIs, 70 runs and 41 stolen bases.
  • Led team with 29 multi-hit games and also posted nine multi-RBI games
  • Scored two runs in win over NC State (5/19) to become UT's all-time leader in career runs
  • Was 5-for-11 through the NCAA Regionals with one double and three runs (5/17 - 5/19)
  • Went 4-for-4 with one homer, two RBIs and three runs at Missouri (5/4)
  • Went 3-for 4- with one homer, two RBIs, and two runs in win over Ole Miss (4/21)
  • Tied career high with four hits, going 4-for-4 with one homer, one double and three RBIs at Ole Miss (4/19)
  • Drove in two runs, scored twice, stole two bases and drew two walks vs. Appalachian State (4/16)
  • Was 2-for-2 with one RBI and two runs vs TTU (4/10)
  • Went 3-for-5 with a three-run homer and two runs vs. UGA (4/7)
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored in win at UGA (4/6)
  • Recorded fifth three-hit game of the year and scored twice in win at Georgia (4/5)
  • Went 3-for-4 with on triple and two runs scored in win over Western Carolina (4/1)
  • SEC PLAYER OF THE WEEK (3/25): led team with .750 BA on the week to go with five RBIs, six runs, one homer, one double, three walks and three stolen bases.
  • 3-for-4 batting with two runs, one double and one RBI in victory over No. 5/4 Texas A&M (3/24)
  • Hit 2-for-3 including three-run homer against No. 5/4 Texas A&M (3/22)
  • Perfect 2-for-2 batting, one RBI, and two runs vs. Murray State (3/19)
  • Scored three times in 8-0 win vs. Winthrop (3/12)
  • Reached base safely in 15 straight games from 2/17 - 3/9
  • Stole two bases in win vs. No. 1/2 Alabama to surpass Lindsay Schutzler's career record (120) for stolen bases
  • Went 2-for-3 with two walks, a run and a steal at CSU (3/3)
  • Went 2-for-2 with two walks, two runs and two steal vs. Valparaiso (3/2)
  • Hit 2-for-3 with one RBI, three stolen bases (tied career high) and two runs vs. UC Santa Barbara (2/23)
  • Had two hits and two walks vs. Long Beach State (2/21)
  • 3-for-4 batting, three-run homer and steal in (2/17) victory over NC State
  • Against NC State (2/15), hit 2-for-4 with two scored runs and a stolen base
  • Went 2-for-2, one double, three steals, two scores, and a walk (2/9) vs. South Dakota
  • Hit 3-for-3, one double, two RBIs, two scores, and a steal in (2/7) victory over Southern Utah
  • 1-for-3 batting, grand slam, and walk against Idaho State (2/8)
AS A JUNIOR (2012)
  • Top 10 Finalist for 2012 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2012 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American (2nd Team)
  • 2012 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Southeast Region (1st Team)
  • 2012 All-SEC (1st Team)
  • 2012 Capital One Academic All-American (1st Team)
  • 2012 Capital One Academic All-District III (1st Team)
  • 2012 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • Top 50 "Watch List" for 2012 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2012 Preseason All-SEC
  • Games/Starts: 57/57
  • Made 57 games at third base
  • Hit SEC-leading .422 (79-of-187) with three triples, three doubles, 16 RBIs, 44 runs, 22 walks and 32 stolen bases
  • .422 BA ranked 21st in the nation
  • Struck out just six times in 187 at-bats. Her 31.2 at-bats per strikeout ranked as the 10th-best mark in the nation
  • Led the team with 27 multi-hit games, including a team-best six three-hit games and had four multi-RBI games
  • Recorded a hit in 48 of 57 games with a plate appearance and reached base safely in 54
  • Reached base safely in career-best 41 consecutive games
  • Had the team's longest hitting streak of the year at 14 games (4/21 - 5/26)
  • In 2012 NCAA Tournament: hit .364 (12-of-33) with seven RBIs, four runs, one double and three stolen bases
  • Had one hit and one RBI in WCWS vs. Alabama (5/31)
  • In NCAA Regionals, had a big day vs. Viginia Tech (5/20), going a combined 4-of-7 with two RBIs and one double in doubleheader sweep of the Hokies
  • In 8-0 win over UAB (5/19) in NCAA Regionals, went 2-of-3 with two RBIs, two runs and two stolen bases
  • Went 7-of-9 with one RBI, four runs and three stolen bases in three-game series vs. Ole Miss (4/27 - 4/29)
  • Went a perfect 3-of-3 with two runs, one walk and two stolen bases in 5-0 win over Tennessee State (4/25)
  • Was 2-of-4 with two RBIs and one run in 4-2 victory at South Carolina (4/21)
  • Went 3-of-4 with one run and one stole base in 2-0 win over LSU (4/13)
  • Recorded three hits, including one double and one triple, and scored two runs in 8-0 win at Mississippi State (3/23)
  • Was 2-of-3 at the plate in win over No. 1 Alabama (3/21), ending the Crimson Tide's 26-game winning streak
  • Tallied two hits, one triple, two RBIs and one run in 6-3 win over Middle Tennessee State (3/4)
  • Went 3-of-4 at the dish with one RBI, one run and one stolen base in 6-0 win over Illinois State (2/25)
  • Was 3-of-4 with one RBI and one run in 9-0 win over Georgia Tech (2/24)
  • Started the season with five consecutive multi-hit games (2/24 - 2/26)
  • Top 10 Finalist for 2011 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2011 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American (2nd Team)
  • 2011 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Southeast Region (1st Team)
  • 2011 All-SEC (1st Team)
  • 2011 Capital One Academic All-American (1st Team)
  • 2011 Capital One Academic All-District 4 (1st Team)
  • 2011 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • Top 50 "Watch List" for 2011 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2011 Preseason All-SEC
  • Games/Starts: 61/61
  • Started 37 games in left field, 18 at third base and six at DP
  • Led SEC and ranked seventh in the nation with .455 batting average (90-of-198). Also had three homers, two triples, six doubles, 32 RBIs, 66 runs and 33 stolen bases
  • Led the team with 29 multi-hit games, including a team-high 11 three-hit showings. Also posted eight multi-RBI games
  • Joined UT great Lindsay Schutzler as just the second Lady Vol to ever record 90 or more hits in a season twice
  • Had longest hitting streak of career at 15 games (4/8/11 - 5/6/11)
  • In 2011 NCAA Tournament: hit .429 (6-of-14) with four runs scored and two stolen bases
  • Had two multi-hit games against Liberty (5/20) and Oklahoma State (5/21) in Knoxvile Regional
  • Enjoyed a monster series against Arkansas (4/29 - 5/1), going a combined 6-for-9 with four doubles, five RBIs and six runs in three run-rule victories
  • Had a big series against Mississippi State (4/21 - 23), goins 8-for-10 with a pair of three-hit games
  • Went 3-for-4 and scored one run in 6-0 win over LSU (4/15) and followed that with another 3-for-4 effort vs. the Tigers (4/16) with one RBI and two runs
  • Tallied three hits, a walk and a run in 7-1 win at Ole Miss (4/8)
  • Drove in three runs and had two hits, one walk and one stolen base in 10-3 win over South Carolina (3/26)
  • Scored three runs in 16-2, six-inning rout at Tennessee State (3/15)
  • Went 3-for-3 with three runs scored in 3-1 win over Louisiana-Monroe (3/4)
  • Hit a home run, drove in two runs and scored once in 3-for-4 showing vs. Loyola Marymout (2/25)
  • Recorded three hits in 11-3, six-inning win over San Diego State (2/24)
  • Was perfect 3-for-3 with three runs scored in 15-1, five-inning crushing of Boise State (2/18)
  • Had 3-for-3, two-RBI, three-run performance in 14-0, five-inning rout of Michigan State (2/13)
  • Was 3-for-3 with one homer, two RBIs, two runs and two stolen bases in 8-0, five-frame win over Boston College (2/13)
  • Drove in thre runs, hit a homer and scored three runs in 2-for-4 showing at Stetson (2/12)
  • Totaled three RBIs, one double and one run scored in 11-2, five-inning season opening win over Michigan State (2/12)
  • Top 25 Finalist for 2010 USA Softball Player of the Year
  • 2010 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American (3rd Team)
  • 2010 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Southeast Region (2nd Team)
  • 2010 All-SEC (2nd Team)
  • 2010 SEC All-Freshman (1st Team)
  • Games/Starts: 64/64
  • Made 58 starts in left field, five at third base and one at DP
  • Burst onto the collegiate scene hitting .455 (95-of-209) with three homers, five triples, five doubles, 26 RBIs, 64 runs and 37 stolen bases
  • Her .455 batting average led the team, shattered the UT freshman record and ranked seventh in NCAA Division I
  • Led the team with 29 multi-hit games, including nine three-hit games and four four-hit games. Also had six multi-RBI games
  • Posted the team's longest hitting streak of the season at 11 games
  • In 2010 NCAA Tournament: hit team-best .433 (13-of-30) with one triple, one double, two RBIs, seven runs and four stolen bases
  • In WCWS, went 2-for-4 with one double and one run in elimination loss to Arizona (6/6)
  • Outstanding play in the NCAA Tournament helped lift UT to the 2010 WCWS, its fourth trip in program history
  • Had an outstanding 4-for-5 showint with two RBIs and two runs to lift UT to 11-2 win over Virginia (5/22) in Knoxville Regional
  • Went 3-of-3 with two runs scored and two stolen bases in 3-1 win at Arkansas (4/14)
  • Had a big series at South Carolina (4/2 - 4/3), going 6-of-10 with one RBI and four runs in three-game sweep of the Gamecocks
  • Was perfect 3-for-3 with two RBIs, and one run in 9-1, five-frame win over Middle Tennessee (3/31)
  • Posted a pair of three-hit games in doubleheader sweep of Kentucky (3/23), going 3-of-6 with one triple and one run in the first game and 3-of-4 with three runs scoredin the second
  • Went 3-for-3 with two runs scored in 9-6 win over Campbell (3/14)
  • Totaled three hits, three runs and one RBI in 11-2, five-frame rout of Tennessee Tech (3/13)
  • Went 3-of-4 with two runs scored, one double and one RBI to beat Mississippi State (3/9), 8-4
  • Perfect 4-for-4 with three RBIs, and one run in 10-1, five-frame dismantling at New Mexico State (2/23)
  • Perfect 4-for-4 with one RBI, two runs and a double in 11-2, five-frame thrashing of Saint Mary's (2/21)
  • Recorded four runs, two hits and a double in 12-8 win over Cleveland State (2/21)
  • Was 3-for-4 with two runs in 12-2, five-inning win over Bradley (2/20)
  • Had arguably best game of career vs. Weber State (2/20), going 4-for-4 with one homer, one triple, six RBIs, four runs and one stolen base
  • Had first collegiate hit on a bunt single in the third inning vs. UCF (2/13)

  • Named a member of the 2013 USA Softball Women's National Team
  • Member of the 2010 USA Softball Women's Futures National Team, playing in all seven games, either as the starter in right field or as a pinch runner
  • Hit .389 overall (7-of-18) while totaling three runs scored, two stolen bases and an RBI as her team finished second at the KFC World Cup of Softball 5 in Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Best performance was during a 2-1 upset of 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Japan (7/25), going 3-for-3 at the dish and scoring the eventual winning tally after delivering a single to lead off the sixth inning
  • During the bronze medal contest, Chavanne knocked in a run on a single through the left side of the infield during a six-run, seventh-inning explosion as the U.S. Futures trounced Canada, 9-3.
  • Excelled in track at Newbury Park, but did not play softball at the school
  • Incredible speed stood out on the track as she earned four first-team All-Marmonte League and four all-county selections while winning the league's 100-meter title in four consecutive seasons with times of 12.55 (2006), 12.31 (2007), 12.25 (2008) and 11.90 (2009) and the 200-meter title four straight years with times of 26.43 (2006), 25.43 (2007), 24.90 (2008) and 24.54 (2009)
  • All-CIF track and second team all-state as a senior in 2009
  • Holds Newbury Park records for the 100-meter dash (11.90), 200-meter dash (24.54) and was part of the 4x100-meter relay (48.08)
  • Her 100m time as a senior in 2009 rated her eighth in the state of California, while her 200m time was good enough for 12th
  • Was a standout softball player with the high-profile Haning's OC Batbusters Gold squads
  • In summers of 2008 and 2009, Chavanne was the lead-off hitter for the California state champion 18-U OC Batbusters
  • During the summer of 2007, Chavanne set the all-time mark for batting average for a 16-U OC Batbusters player by hitting a stellar .583 while helping guide her team to a third place finish at the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Gold National
  • Full Name: Raven Charlotte Chavanne
  • Born: March 24, 1991, in Oxnard, Calif.
  • Daughter of Kevin and Jamie Chavanne
  • Majoring in political science
  • Has four siblings: Rachel Powell, Haylee Chavanne, Elijah Chavanne and Jonah Chavanne
  • Chose Tennessee over Arizona State, Michigan and Cal-Berkley
  • Excelled academically at Newbury Park H.S., as a member of the school's honor roll and a scholar athlete during all four years of her scholastic career
  • Claims former U.S. Olympic softball player Natasha Watley and Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant as her biggest sports influences
  • Enjoys track, politics and reading as non-softball interests
  • Drafted with the 13th overall pick by the Chicago Bandits in the 2013 NPF Draft
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