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Kelsi Dunne
Kelsi Dunne

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Port Orange, Fla.

High School:
Spruce Creek

Height:
6-0

Position:
Pitcher

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R



Career Stats

2010 (JUNIOR): Became the second pitcher in Alabama history to be named SEC Pitcher of the Year (Stephanie VanBrakle, 2006) ... named NFCA third-team All-American ... was named to the All-SEC first-team for the third straight season ... was tabbed the SEC tournament MVP and was named to the all-tournament team ... named to the NFCA All-South Region first-team ... was on the ASA/USA Player of the Year Watch List ... was named the SEC Pitcher of the Week (April 12) ... led the SEC during league play in wins (13), strikeouts (144) and opponent batting average (.174) ... struck out at least 10 batters in seven conference games this season ... struck out 10 or more on 16 different occasions in all games played ... entered NCAA postseason winning her last 16 consecutive starts (April 2 - May 15) ... opened the season with 12 strikeouts in a complete game effort against Missouri (Feb. 13) ... tallied a career-high 17 strikeouts and notched the second most Ks in a single game in Alabama history by fanning 17 in a complete game at UAB (Feb. 23) ... her very next outing she struck out 13 in seven innings against Iowa to open the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Feb. 26) ... fanned 11 and allowed just three hits in five innings to open the series against South Carolina (March 20) ... allowed two earned runs on three hits and struck out 11 in a win against Florida in the series opener (March 27) ... held LSU to just one hit and struck out 14 in a complete game effort in the series opener (April 7) ... combined to strike out 18 and allow just five hits over two games in 10 innings against Northwestern (April 10 - 11) ... allowed two hits and struck out 11 in the series finale against Mississippi (April 18) ... held Georgia Tech to just two hits and struck out eight in a five inning affair (April 28) ... struck out 12 in a complete game in the series opener against Tennessee (May 1) ... combined to strike out 22, fanning 11 in the series opener and finale at Mississippi State ... did not allow an earned run over the course of that weekend, including the clinching game (May 9) to earn the SEC regular season title ... became the first pitcher in Alabama history to start all three games at the SEC tournament and earn all three wins ... opened the tournament by allowing just two hits in five innings while striking out eight against host Arkansas (May 13) ... fanned 13 and went the distance to beat Tennessee in the semifinals (May 14) ... struck out nine and allowed five hits in a complete game against LSU in the championship game (May 15) ... threw a two-hit shutout, striking out 14 and not allowing a walk in Tuscaloosa Regional championship win over Lipscomb (May 23) ... struck out 16 in Super Regional finale against Hawai'i.

2009 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in 40 games and made 35 starts ... was named one of 25 finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year ... named a NFCA first-team All-American ... earned Easton All-American honors ... was named to the preseason All-SEC team ... was named to the All-SEC first team ... named to the NFCA All-District team ... set an NCAA postseason record by throwing back-to-back no-hitters in the Super Regional ... went 28-5 in the circle with a 1.63 ERA and 258 strikeouts in 215 1/3 innings pitched ... opponents hit a paltry .181 against the righthander ... posted 26 complete games and 13 shutouts ... threw four no-hitters on the season and broke the Alabama career no-hitter record of five held by Stephanie VanBrakle ... her 13 shutouts ranked 10th in the country and her 28 wins ranked 12th ... ranked third in the SEC in ERA, fourth in opposing batting average, fifth in innings pitched, third in strikeouts and second in wins ... was 15-2 with a 1.71 ERA adding 124 strikeouts in 106 /3 innings pitched during SEC play ... posted 12 complete games and five shutouts during that span ... her ERA and opponents batting average ranked third in SEC games, ranked second in strikeouts, fourth in innings pitched and second in wins ... started the season off not allowing an earned run for 32 1/3 innings ... she then followed that streak with another, not allowing an earned run for 35 2/3 innings ... struck out 10 or more on eight different occasions and fanned seven or more 23 times ... swept the National Player of the Week honors and was named the SEC Player of the Week on April 7 ... was named the Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week on March 9, marking the third time the SEC Freshman of the Year garnered the honor ... earned the win behind nine strikeouts against Arkansas to open the series on April 18 ... threw her first no-hitter of the season in a seven inning affair against Kentucky on April 14 ... was throwing a perfect game until the fifth inning in a shutout win at No. 20 Georgia Tech ... struck out seven and only allowed two hits to earn the win in Atlanta ... was named the SEC Pitcher of the Week on April 27 after earning four wins over the week, including all three in the Auburn series ... opened the Auburn series with 11 Ks and only two hits in six innings ... pitched her fourth career no-hitter behind 14 strikeouts in the series finale on April 26 ... tossed six innings and allowed one run in regional win over Texas on May 16 ... pitched a no-hitter to open the Tuscaloosa Super Regional against Jacksonville State on May 22 by striking out seven in five innings ... sent Alabama to its sixth Women's College World Series by tossing her second no-hitter in as many days by blanking Jacksonville State in five innings on May 23 with seven strikeouts ...tossed a complete game in Alabama's 6-2 win over No. 10 Arizona State in the 2009 WCWS on May 30 and struck out nine batters in the contest while allowing only four hits ... earned ranked wins over No. 1 Washington (7.0, 2 hits, 0 runs and 8 Ks), No. 1 Florida (7.0, 6 hits, 4 runs and 13 Ks), No. 8 Oklahoma (7.0, 3 hits, 3 runs and 11 Ks), No. 24 Baylor (7.0, 6 hits, 0 runs and 11 Ks), No. 20 Georgia Tech (5.0, 2 hits, 0 runs and 7 Ks), No. 15 Tennessee (7.0, 5 hits, 2 runs, 9 Ks), No. 10Arizona State (7.0, 4 hits, 2 runs, 9 Ks) and three versus No. 6 Georgia.

2008 (FRESHMAN): Dunne finished the season with a 26-6 record in her first season at the Capstone with a 1.44 ERA and was named the SEC Freshman of the Year ... was named a third-team Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American ... earned first-team Easton All-America honors ... garnered first-team All-SEC honors and was a first-team All-South Region selection ... named the SEC Freshman of the Year as well as being selected to the SEC All-Freshman team ... set the Alabama freshman record for victories with 26 and 275 strikeouts ... the 275 Ks rank as the fifth-highest total in school history, while her 9.01 strikeouts per seven innings ranks third in school history ... had 10 double-digit strikeout games, including two in NCAA Tournament play ... started 30 games and made 41 appearances in her rookie campaign ... tossed 10 complete-game shutouts and 20 complete games ... set the single-season record for lowest opponent batting average at .155 ... allowed just 114 hits in 213.2 innings ... tossed two no-hitters as a freshman with her first coming against Illinois on Feb. 22 ... named SEC Freshman of the Week on Feb. 25 after no-hitting Illinois ... her second no-hitter came vs. Ole Miss on March 30, a five-inning no-no that had 11 strikeouts and just one walk and one HBP ... had a 13-inning stretch from the UAB game (3/25) through the Ole Miss finale (3/30) that she did not allow a hit and had three-straight double-digit strike out games ... earned the win against Purdue on Feb. 8 with 11 strikeouts while not allowing a run on two hits in her first collegiate game ... earned Hampton Inn Bama Bash! All-Tournament honors ... tossed her first complete-game shutout against Georgia Tech on Feb. 14 while allowing just two hits with 12 strikeouts ... split two starts against Tennessee, including a six-inning, eight-strikeout win in the second game of a doubleheader on March 8 ... had a another complete-game shutout at Mississippi State on March 15, allowing just five hits with seven strikeouts ... threw her eight complete game of the season against UAB on March 25, fanning 10 and not issuing a walk ... earned two wins in the Ole Miss series, working 10.2 innings, not allowin a hit or run and striking out 22 ... worked a career-high nine innings to beat LSU in the series opener on April 5 ... fanned a career-high 15 in an eight-inning complete-game win at Auburn on April 12 ... was named the SEC Pitcher of the Week after recording back-to-back complete-game shutouts vs. Arkansas and South Carolina with 20 total strikeouts ... again named the SEC Pitcher of the Week after recording wins over No. 11 Northwestern and Georgia with a 0.91 ERA with 17 strikeouts ... posted a was 1-1 record at the SEC Tournament and was named to the All-Tournament team with a 1-0 shutout win over Mississippi State and a late-inning loss to No. 1 Florida where she held the Gators scoreless until the sixth inning ... Dunne earned two wins over Jacksonville State to help the Tide clinch the NCAA Tuscaloosa Super Regional ... fanned 16 over 11 innings of work ... made two appearances in the Tuscaloosa Super Regional, going 1-0 with seven strikeouts ... took a 1-0 lead into the seventh inning against Arizona State in the opening round of the Women's College World Series before a questionable call led to a three-run inning for the Sun Devils ... bounced back to defeat two-time defending national champion Arizona on May 31, allowing just one unearned run on four hits with five strikeouts ... dropped another heartbreaker to Arizona State on June 1 in the WCWS semifinals, surrendering just two hits, including a three-run home run that was the difference in a 3-1 loss to the eventual national champions.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Dunne led her team to the 2006 Class 6A State Championship game and a 25-6 record and a state semifinal appearance with a 28-2 mark in 2007 ... had a 94-14 mark in four years at Spruce Creek with four Five-Star Conference titles, three FHSAA state tournament berths, three District titles and one Region championships in her prep career ... EA Sports National Player of the Year in 2007 ... named 2006 and 2007 Gatorade Player of the Year in Florida, the first two-time honoree in state history and was a First-Team EA Sports All-American in 2006 and 2007 ... Florida Amateur Softball Association Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... named Florida Sports Writers Association All-State First Team in 2006 and 2007 and second team in 2005 ... earned Florida Dairy Famers "Miss Softball" honors twice, the first two-time winner in Florida History and Florida Dairy Farmers Player of the Year accolades in 2006 and 2007 ... Sports Illustrated National Prime Time Player of the Week on April 24, 2007 and the RISE Magazine Prime Time Player National Athlete of the Week ... named Florida Player of the Year by the Daytona Beach News-Journal and The Orlando Sentinel in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... The Orlando Sentinel All-Central Florida Player of the Year in 2006 and 2007 and named Female Athlete of the Year in 2007 ... three-time All-Conference, All-Area and All-County selection by The Orlando Sentinel ... set the FHSAA strikeout record for a single game with 38 in a 17-inning game in 2006 ... also established a new FHSAA strikeout record with 461 K's in 2006 ... finished her career as one of only two players in Florida history with two 400-strikeout seasons in a career ... recorded 1,248 career strikeouts as a prep, the fifth-best total in Florida history ... pitched 20 career complete-game no-hitters ... averaged 14.8 strikeouts per game in 82 career games in high school ... had a career record of 71-11 with 58 shutouts ... also had a career .405 batting average, 81 career RBI and six home runs ... earned Wendy's High School Heisman honors ... First-Team All-State selection ... set school records with 461 strikeouts and 24 shutouts in 2006, pitching nine no-hitters on the season ... competed on the Team FLA 18 Gold squad, earning ASA Florida Player of the Year accolades ... Kelsi is the daughter of Will and Kim Dunne ... has one brother, Justin, a police officer in Daytona Beach ... had a perfect 4.0 GPA, Graduated Summa Cum Laude from SCHS ... selected to the Spruce Creek High School Hall of Fame.

     
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