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      Ellen Renfroe

Jackson, Tenn.

High School:
Trinity Christian Academy



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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 4/14/14

  • Top 25 Finalist- 2014 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year
  • Appearances/Starts: 30/24
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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)

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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