SEC Tournament: Softball Defeats Auburn to Advance
RECORD WATCH: Has held opposing batters to a career .198 average, trailing only Kelsi Dunne (.165, 2008-11) and Stephanie VanBrakle (.183, 2003-06) in the all-time rankings ... owns 80 career wins in the circle, only 18 shy of surpassing VanBrakle (97, 2003-06) to move to third all-time ... ranks among the top five in career strikeout average (3rd, 8.31), complete games (4th, 68), innings pitched (4th, 644.2), strikeouts (4th, 765) appearances (5th, 121) and saves (5th, 7) ... at the plate, she owns top-ten career marks in slugging percentage (3rd, .678), on-base percentage (6th, .472), home runs (8th, 36) and batting average (10th, .335).
2013 (JUNIOR): Garnered NFCA third team All-America honors ... also tabbed an Easton All-American ... named to the NFCA All-South Region first team ... one of final-25 candidates for USA Softball Player of the Year ... appeared in 36 games and made 31 starts in the circle ... posted a 19-8 record with a 2.49 ERA ... struck out 214 in 199.2 innings pitched ... held opposing batters to a .217 average ... tossed five shutouts and 21 complete games ... batted .333 with 13 home runs and 45 RBI ... totaled 39 hits and scored 23 times ... hit four doubles and recorded 82 total bases ... slugged a team-high .701 ... sported a .456 on-base percentage ... fielded a perfect 1.000 ... went 3-0 at the UNI-Dome Classic, sporting a 0.49 ERA while striking out 24 in 14.1 innings ... allowed one run and struck out 12 in her season debut against Northern Iowa (Feb. 8) ... struck out 26 in 16 innings and held opponents to a .145 average at the Florida Gulf Coast Tournament ... struck out 12 and allowed one unearned run against FGCU (Feb. 15) ... named to the Bama Bash all-tournament team, after allowing five runs on 14 hits in 21 innings (1.67 ERA) and striking out 25 ... allowed one run and struck out 10 against Iowa (Feb. 23) ... went 2-0 with no earned runs allowed and 18 strikeouts in 14 innings at the Easton Classic ... struck out 11 in a six-inning shutout in the series opener against Auburn (March 22) ... allowed one run on two hits with seven strikeouts in the series finale at Texas A&M (March 31) ... yielded one run on five hits and struck out six in win against Missouri (April 5) ... allowed only one hit in four innings to earn the win in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional championship game against Western Kentucky (May 19) ... hit one home run, drove in six and slugged 1.111 at the Bama Bash ... hit .500 with two home runs and seven RBI at the Easton Classic ... hit a home run and drove in five against St. John's (March 2) ... homered in each of the first two games of the series against rival Auburn ... hit two home runs and drove in four against Houston (March 27) ... homered twice in the Texas A&M series ... batted 2-for-3 with three RBI against Jacksonville State (April 2) ... drove in three runs in the series finale against Mississippi State (April 21).
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Named an NFCA All-American for the second straight season ... garnered NFCA all-region first team honors ... named SEC Pitcher of the Year ... a Capital One Academic All-District selection ... SEC Tournament MVP ... named a USA Softball Top 10 Player of the Year finalist ... Most Outstanding Player of the 2012 Women's College World Series, throwing every pitch for the Tide in their six games ... played for Team USA after the 2012 season ... set a school record for victories in a season (42) ... her 42 wins led the country ... also set school record with 361 strikeouts in 2012 ... held opponents to a .186 batting average ... finished the season with a 1.87 ERA over 288.2 innings ... batted .319 with 10 home runs and 37 RBI ... struck out 30 in 16 innings at the Mardi Gras Invitational while allowing only four hits with a 0.00 ERA in three starts ... tossed a one-hit shutout while striking out seven in season opener against Memphis, at the Mardi Gras Invitational in Mobile ... struck out a career-high 15 batters and did not allow a hit until the seventh inning against Jacksonville State ... batted .286 over the invitational, driving in two runs and scoring once ... drove in a run and drew a walk in the win over tournament host South Alabama ... allowed one run on one hit and struck out seven in complete-game win against No. 15 Oklahoma State ... struck out 13 and allowed two runs against North Dakota State (Feb. 25) ... hit .375 (3-for-8) with three runs, two doubles and three RBI in the Bama Bash ... collected two hits, two RBI and scored twice as the designated player against East Carolina (Feb. 25) ... named the Easton Alabama Invite MVP after earning three wins and not allowing a run while striking out 15 in 12 innings ... went 3-for-5 in that Invite with three RBI ... collected two hits and drove in two in win against UMass (March 3) ... earned two wins and struck out 21 in 15 total innings against Kentucky ... threw nine innings, allowing only two hits and a run while fanning 14 in the Kentucky series opener (March 9) ... hit two home runs in the series finale against the Wildcats (March 11) ... did not allow a hit until the fifth inning, striking out 10, against No. 14 Oregon (March 13) ... named the SEC Pitcher of the Week after earning two wins against Mississippi ... allowed two runs on three hits and struck out nine in eight innings against the Rebels ... had two hits and drove in four runs versus Mississippi ... hit a two-run double and scored in the Mississippi series opener (March 16) before driving in two and scoring in the series finale (March 18) ... pitched all 11 innings to earn a win against No. 11 Tennessee, tying a career high with 15 strikeouts ... hit a two-out, walk-off home run in the 11th inning of that extended game versus No. 11 Tennessee, 3-2 ... threw every pitch of both games of the Auburn doubleheader, allowing a total of five hits while striking out 18 ... had a no-hitter broken up with two outs in the seventh inning in game one vs. the rival Tigers ... named SEC Pitcher of the Week after earning two wins and a save in the Mississippi State series ... batted .571 (4-for-7) with a home run and four RBI against the Bulldogs ... batted 3-for-3, with two runs, three RBI, a double and a home run against DePaul (March 24) ... named SEC Pitcher of the Week for the second consecutive week after throwing back-to-back shutouts against LSU ... struck out 21 in 15 innings against the Tigers ... tossed a one-hitter in the Sunday win over LSU (April 8) ... knocked in four hits including a double, home run and three RBI against LSU ... earned the win in all three games against South Carolina ... hit a solo home run and scored twice in the series finale against the Gamecocks (April 15) ... batted .429 (3-for-7) with a solo home run against Georgia ... allowed one run on five hits and struck out 10 in the series finale win over Georgia (April 29) ... went 3-for-5 in the Arkansas series with a home run and two RBI ... batted 2-for-2 with a home run and two RBI in series finale against the Razorbacks (April 29) ... threw every pitch against Florida to earn the series win and lead Alabama to its third straight SEC regular-season championship ... named SEC Tournament MVP after earning two wins ... struck out eight and allowed two runs in the tournament opener against Mississippi State (May 10) and then shut out Georgia the next day to send Alabama to the championship game (May 11) ... earned two wins and struck out 20 while allowing two runs in 14 innings in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional ... struck out 10 and allowed only two hits to shutout South Alabama (May 20) ... posted two wins in the Tuscaloosa Super Regional, striking out 15 in 14 innings ... threw every pitch in Alabama's six games at the Women's College World Series, going 5-1 with 45 strikeouts en route to the national title ... batted 6-for-15 with a home run and six RBI in Oklahoma City ... drove in a run with a bases-loaded walk against Tennessee in WCWS opening game (May 31) ... set school record for single-season wins with her 38th victory in that opening game against Tennessee ... threw a three-hitter in game-two win over defending national champion Arizona State, striking out 11 ... went 2-for-3 with a solo home run in semifinal win over Cal (June 3) ... threw a two-hitter against the Golden Bears ... batted 2-for-4 with three RBI in game-two win over Oklahoma in the WCWS championship series ... drove in what turned out to be winning run with a single in game three of that championship series against the Sooners.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Proved to be one of the top two-way players in the country, culminating in NFCA first team All-America honors ... named to the NFCA All-South Region first team ... tabbed the SEC Pitcher of the Week once (March 21) and SEC Freshman of the Week twice (Feb. 21 and March 1) ... pitched in 37 games, starting 23 ...posted a 19-5 record with a 1.70 ERA and 190 strikeouts in 156.1 innings ... batted .351 with 13 home runs and 45 RBI ... her 13 home runs and 45 RBI ranked second on the team ... batted .231 with two home runs and 10 RBI during SEC play ... hit 6-for-12 with a home run and five RBI in the Hibbett/Easton All-Alabama Classic ... earned the win against Samford, striking out five in five innings (Feb. 11) in the season opener ... helped her cause by hitting a two-run home run in her first collegiate at-bat during that same game ... struck out nine in six-inning shutout over South Alabama (Feb. 13) ... named the BAMA Bash MVP, after leading the team with a .667 (8-for-12) batting average, three home runs and 10 RBI ... hit a home run and knocked in two runs against Louisville (Feb. 18) ... homered again and plated three more runs against UTSA that same day ... launched another home run with two RBI against Louisville the following day (Feb. 19) ... named SEC Freshman of the Week after the BAMA Bash ... struck out nine in six innings against Illinois State, earning her fourth win (Feb. 25) ... also hit a solo home run against Illinois State ... smacked an Alabama single-game record three home runs in a 12-4 win over Western Michigan (Feb. 26) ... named the SEC Freshman of the Week after her play at the USF Tournament ... pitched seven innings and had a season-high 12 strikeouts against Notre Dame, earning her sixth win (March 4) ... the next day, pitched a four-hitter with nine strikeouts against Fordham, improving to 7-0 ... hit a three-run home run against Oregon that same day (March 5) ... went 3-for-3 with a home run and four RBI against Virginia, while also pitching five shutout innings to earn her eighth win (March 6) ... pitched 12 innings in two wins at the SEC/ACC Easton Challenge, running her record to 10-0 (March 11-13) ... hit a two-run home run in the second game of the Auburn series (March 16) ... struck out nine in that same game, earning her 11th win ... went 2-for-4 with a double, home run and drove in four runs in the series finale against Georgia (March 20) ... struck out three batters in shutout win over South Carolina (April 2) ... earned her 15th win of the season against Troy, going six innings with eight strikeouts (April 12) ... tossed her first no-hitter in first postseason game, striking out nine in five innings during the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional opener against Jackson State ... tossed a total of 6.2 innings in the regional without allowing a hit ... pitched a perfect 3.2 innings of relief against Stanford in the decisive game of the Tuscaloosa Super Regional to send Alabama to the Women's College World Series ... earned the save in WCWS opener against Cal, on the strength of two strikeouts.
HIGH SCHOOL: Came to Tuscaloosa from Naples, Fla., where she played at Naples High School under coach Robert Iamurri, father of Alabama teammate Ryan Iamurri ... helped NHS win 4A state championship in 2008 ... first team all-state all four years ... named 2008 Gatorade Florida Player of the Year ... 4A Pitcher of the Year in 2008 and 2009 ... named a 2008 and 2010 Under Armour All-American ... 2009 first team ESPN All-America team ... part of the NFCA Louisville Slugger All-America team in 2009 and 2010 ... 2010 first team All-American ... posted an 85-8 record and a 0.23 ERA along with 1,089 strikeouts during her prep career ... played club softball for Team North Florida, under coaches Coy Adkins and Kevin Fagan ... ... won the 2006 Junior League World Series, where she pitched a one-hit shutout and hit two home runs ... was bit by a shark, requiring 23 stitches, but she still pitched with the injury in 2008 Oklahoma City nationals ... lettered all four years in high school on the golf team.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Mark Traina and Lana Turner ... has played with Tide classmate Ryan Iamurri since the age of six ... competed in the 2003 Little League World Series for team that took second under head coach Robert Iamurri ... majoring in social work.