Monika Covington
Monika  Covington


Huffman, Texas

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2010 (Junior): A First-Team All-SLC selection ... appeared in 34 games with 27 starting appearances ... posted complete-game performances in all but four starts ... put up three shutouts and went 14-12 for the year ... posted a 2.45 ERA that ranked third in the Southland ... recorded 172 strikeouts, fourth in the league ... posted double-digit strikeouts in three games, including a season-best 11 in a 3-1 win at UTSA (3/06) ... won four consecutive starts from March 6 to March 13.

2009 (Sophomore): A First-Team All-SLC selection ... appeared in 39 games with 31 starting appearances ... posted nine shutouts in 30 complete games and finished with a 19-14 record ... 1.77 ERA ranked third in the Southland ... ranked among league's top five in opponent batting average (.201), innings pitched (217.2), strikeouts (253), wins and appearances ... worked 27.2 straight scoreless innings over a stretch that covered six games and included five SFA wins ... streak began in final innings against Louisiana Tech (3/8) and lasted into the early innings of a game against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3/21) ... allowed just 15 hits during this run and recorded 38 strikeouts ... recorded double-digit strikeouts nine times ... posted 35 strikeouts in a three-game stretch that was bookended by 13-strikeout performances against Sam Houston State (2/25) and Northwestern State (2/28) ... struck out 14 in a three-hit shutout of Jackson State (3/18) ... posted season-high 15 strikeouts in 3-2 loss to UT Arlington (3/29).

2008 (Freshman): A First-Team All-SLC selection and the 2008 Freshman of the Year ... appeared in 39 games with 34 starts ... went the distance in all but two starts ... posted a 20-14 record with a 1.34 ERA ... set an SFA single-season record for innings pitched with 244.2, tops in the SLC ... led the Southland with 270 strikeouts, including a conference-best 48 batters struck out looking ... ERA ranked second in the SLC, and the 20 wins finished tied for first in the league ... 34 starting appearances ranked second in the SLC ... posted 10 or more strikeouts on seven different occasions ... posted a career-high 20 strikeouts in a 13-inning, 6-5 win at Nicholls State (4/12) ... recorded 7.7 strikeouts to 1.3 walks per seven innings.

High School: A three-sport letterwinner at Huffman High ... was a four-year starter on the diamond ... as a senior was named the district's defensive player of the year and earned her team's MVP award ... was a first-team all-district performer as a junior ... earned honorable-mention all-district accolades as a sophomore after being named to the second team as a freshman ... lettered four years in cross country and two in track and field ... helped lead her cross country team to four straight district championships and regional meet appearances ... played club softball for the CF Intruders Gold squad.

Personal: Born August 19, 1988, in Fort Worth, Texas ... daughter of Rodney and Linda Covington ... kinesiology major.


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