Crissy Owens
Crissy Owens


Miami, Fla.

High School:




2007 (Junior):

  • Easton Bell Sports First Team All-American selection
  • Louisville Sluggger NFCA Third Team All-American honoree
  • NFCA All-South Region Second Team member
  • USA Softball National Player of the Year Top-25 Finalist
  • Bama Bash All-Tournament Team member
  • Crimson Classic All-Tournament honoree
  • Easton Spring Fling All-Tournament Team member
  • Pitched in 37 games with 26 starts on the year
  • Her two saves moved her into a tie for the school record with 16 career saves
  • Won 20 games for the second straight year, posting a team-high 24 victories
  • Ranked 18th in the nation and fourth in the SEC with a 1.30 ERA
  • Tied for fourth in the SEC with 24 wins and third in fewest runs allowed
  • Started the season 16-0 with a 0.58 ERA, allowing only eight earned runs in 96 2/3 innings pitched
  • Had 14 games with five or more strikeouts
  • Was 8-2 when pitching in the first game of an SEC series
  • Only allowed two home runs in 154 ½ innings during the regular season

2006 (Sophomore):

  • 2nd Team NFCA All-South Region
  • Bama Bash! Co-MVP
  • Pitched in 33 games with 20 starts on the season
  • Set school record with 0.68 ERA for the year
  • Ranked second in the nation behind Cat Osterman of Texas with a 0.68 ERA, her ERA was never above a 0.75 on the season
  • Held opponents to a .184 batting average
  • Allowed five or fewer hits in 16 of the 21 games in which she pitched at least five innings
  • Threw a complete game, five inning no-hitter in the NCAA Regional contest against Mississippi Valley State (5/19) with 12 K, 10th no-hitter in school history
  • Tallied seven shutouts and five combined shutouts
  • Only allowed 15 earned runs in 154 innings with 190 strikeouts
  • Led the team with 7.3 strikeouts per game (based on 7-inning game)
  • Posted six games with 10 or more strikeouts with 12 in three games
  • Pitched 27 innings allowing 15 hits and two earned runs with 30 strikeouts in six postseason appearances.
  • Recorded saves against Fresno State (3/16), Oklahoma (3/16) and Tennessee (3/26)

2005 (Freshman):

  • Freshman All-SEC
  • Academic ALL-SEC
  • Bama Bash! All-Tournament Team
  • Recorded first double-digit strikeout game of her career vs. UAB (2/6) with 11 Ks
  • Recorded first collegiate win vs. Evansville (2/4) and first collegiate save vs. Houston (2/11)
  • Came on in relief vs. Hawaii (3/6) in bottom of seventh with bases loaded and no outs and struck out three straight batters to end the game
  • Had a streak where she did not allow an earned run in 33.1 consecutive innings
  • Recorded sixth save of the season vs. Ole Miss (4/2), breaking the school record for saves in a season
  • Had a streak where allowed one earned run in 33.2 IP
  • Finished 16th in the country in ERA
  • Led nation in saves with 11

Prep Highlights:

  • Prepped at G. Holmes High School in Miami, Fla.
  • Broke and presently holds Dade County strikeout records
  • Most no-hitters in school history in 2001-2003 and average ERA was 0.16
  • Named team MVP 2001-2003
  • First Team All-County pitcher 2001-2004
  • 2003 Runner-up Miami Herald Female Athlete of the Year
  • Named Second Team all-state, 2001-2002

Personal File:

  • Daughter of Henry and Mini Owens
  • Has an older brother, Henry Jr. and an older sister Jennifer
  • Started playing softball at age 5
  • Her brother Henry Jr. is a pitcher for the Florida Marlins while her uncle was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in 1980 and is currently managing in the Los Angeles Dodgers minor league system
  • Born September 27, 1985 in Miami, Fla.