SFA takes advantage of 6th inning error to score twice
2014 (Senior): · All-Southland Conference Second Team · Southland Conference All-Academic Second Team · Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week (2/18) - Complete game shutout of No. 8 Nebraska in 1-0 victory - Complete game victory over Army in 7-1 win - Registered 12 strikeouts - Teams hit just .190 against her at Houston Hilton Plaza Classic · Threw 7 complete game shutouts to lead the Southland Conference · Ranked 3rd in Southland with 195 strikeouts · Went 18-14 on the year with 2 saves · Had 2.41 ERA with 200.1 innings pitched · Opponent batting average of .227
2013 (Junior): Made 25 appearances, making 21 starts in the circle ... posted a 9-13 record with a team-best 2.86 ERA in 137 innings of work ... Struck out a career-best 117 batters while issuing just 45 walks ... Struck out a career-high 15 batters in a 4-3 win over Creighton on Feb. 9 in Tempe, Arizona ... Spun three shutouts and 16 complete games, allowing 56 earned runs on the season.
2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in 32 games, making 23 starts in the circle and nine appearances out of the bullpen as a sophomore ... posted a 10-14 record, with a 3.43 ERA in 161 innings pitched ... .306 opponents batting average ... 110 strikeouts ... 16 complete games ... two complete-game shutouts ... four scoreless appearances ... went the distance in opening-day, extra-innings loss to Florida State (2/10) ... repeated her complete game performance two of her next three starts, in loss to Tennessee Tech (2/12) and win at Colorado State (2/17) ... recorded 12 consecutive innings without allowing an earned run, starting with three innings against North Texas (2/25), complete game against Texas-El Paso (2/26) and two innings in relief against Louisiana Tech (2/29) ... tossed a complete-game shutout, scattering nine hits, six strikeouts and a walk, against Nicholls (3/23) ... logged 2.2 scoreless innings, surrendering five hits, at No. 22 Baylor (4/4) ... tossed another complete-game shutout, scattering surrendering three hits and recording four strikeouts, at Houston Baptist (4/11) ... swept McNeese in doubleheader, with 2.2 innings pitched, surrendering one run on one hit, with a walk and a strikeout, against the Cowgirls (4/16) and a complete game, one-run yielding performance with four strikeouts (4/16) ... picked up 10th and final win of season with a five inning, one-run surrendering outing with three hits, two walks and two strikeouts at Southeastern Louisiana (4/28) ... recorded season-high eight strikeouts in season-ending, extra-innings loss to Texas-San Antonio (5/5).
2011 (Freshman): Appeared in 24 games for the Ladyjacks, with 22 starts and two appearances out of the bullpen as a true freshman ... posted a 9-11 record with a 3.50 ERA through 128 innings ... spun 11 complete games ... recorded four shutout appearances ... allowed 87 runs ... 64 earned ... recorded 82 strikeouts ... made collegiate debut on opening day, tossing six innings and recording two strikeouts, against Ohio (2/11) ... recorded first win, tossing six innings, with five strikeouts and allowing just three earned runs, against Maine (2/18) ... recorded a career high eight strikeouts against No. 23 Texas A&M (2/16) ... first career shutout and complete game came against Tennessee State (2/19) as part of a performance that surrendered only three hits ... spun another complete game shutout, allowing just four hits and fanning two, at No. 3 Texas (4/13) where the Ladyjacks won 1-0.
High School: Four-year starter at Huntington High for former Ladyjack head coach Ruth Wright ... was a four-year selection to the all-state team ... took district Newcomer of the Year honors as a freshman then was the league MVP the next three seasons in succession ... led team to a state championship in 2008 after a state semifinals appearance in 2007 ... was named team's defensive MVP as a sophomore and junior then took team MVP honors in senior year ... member of the National Honor Society and a four-year honor roll student ... also an Angelina County Drug Free All-Star ... played club ball with the Avengers 16-and-under for one year ... spent three years playing on the Texas Eclipse Gold and played in the TGCA All-Star Game in 2010.
Personal: Daughter of Sherman and Peggy Thomas ... nursing major ... cousin, Clay Whittemore, was an All-American outfielder at Jacksonville State, and Caley Whittemore ran cross country at Northern Alabama.