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12 Kandice Irwin
THE IRWIN REPORT
• Right-handed power pitcher that fulfi lls the closing role
• 2010 SoCon Second Team
• Three-time SoCon Pitcher of the Week and Pitcher of the Month for February 2010
• Led the NCAA in saves with 11 as a junior
• Fourth in career strikeouts per seven innings (6.26)
• Eighth in strikeouts in a career with 204

JUNIOR (2010)
Season Notes
- 2010 Southern Conference Second Team
- 2010 SoCon All-Academic Team
- Appeared in 35 games, starting three as a pitcher
- Notched a career-best 11 wins with 95 strikeouts
- Pitched 90.2 innings and led the team with 1.47 ERA
- Closed 11 games and record 11 victories as a relief specialist
- Set UTC and SoCon save records, while leading the NCAA
- Fall and spring Dean's List
Game Highlights
- Named Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week (4/2)
- Eared SoCon Pitcherr of the Month for April

SOPHOMORE (2009)
Season Notes
- 2009 Southern Conference All-Tournament Team selection
- Started 17 games as a pitcher, appearing in 29
- Notched a team-best 10 wins with 83 strikeouts
- Moved up the all-time charts to eighth with 201 career strikeouts
- Pitched 103 innings and compiled a 3.40 ERA
- Threw seven complete games, two were shutouts
- Fall Dean's List
Game Highlights
- Two-time Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week (2/9, 3/2)

FRESHMAN (2008)
Season Notes
- Appeared in 31 contests, starting 20 as a pitcher
- Ended the season with 9-9 record and 2.74 ERA
- Struck out 121 batters in 125 innings
- Finished with 6.78 strikeouts per seven innings, ninth all time in a single season
- Pitched five shutouts and threw a complete game shutout against Akron

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
- Earned four softball letters at Central High School
- Four-time team MVP for the Bobcats
- Selected to All-District 3-AAA team each year
- Named to All-District 3-AAA Tournament team in final three seasons
- Knoxville News Sentinel Player of the Year, PrepXtra First Team and TSWA Class AAA All-State team as junior and senior
- Member of 2004 District Tournament championship team
- Played with 2005 Knoxville Thunder ASA 18-and-under team that captured Southern Nationals
- Member of National Honor Society, Art Club and DECA

PERSONAL
- Born in Knoxville, Tenn., on May 18, 1989
- Daughter of Steven and Karen Irwin
- Majoring in Exceptional Learning K-12

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2008.... .000 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0 37 0 1.000
2009.... .000 29-17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 1 40 1 .976
2010.... .000 37-14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 2 32 0 1.000
TOTAL... .000 67-31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 3 109 1 .991
 
Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so 2b 3b hr bf bavg wp hbp bk sfa sha
2008.... 2.74 9-9 31 20 5 1/2 1 125.0 115 63 49 35 121 17 2 6 539 .237 12 4 0 2 13
2009.... 3.40 10-10 29 17 7 2/3 1 103.0 103 58 50 27 83 17 1 9 452 .252 9 4 0 0 12
2010.... 1.47 11-2 35 1 0 0/5 11 90.2 75 25 19 11 95 6 0 8 363 .217 8 1 0 1 5
TOTAL... 2.59 30-21 95 38 12 3/10 13 318.2 293 146 118 73 299 40 3 23 1354 .236 29 9 0 3 30
 
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
At bats: 1, East Tennessee State, Feb 22, 2008
Innings pitched: 7.0, 7 times
Walks allowed: 6, at Arizona State, Feb 12, 2009
Strikeouts: 9, at Florida Gulf Coast, Mar 12, 2008 ; at Tennessee State, Mar 26, 2008 ; vs Florida State, May 16, 2008
Batters faced: 31, vs North Florida, Feb 22, 2009
Field chances: 5, at Appalachian State, Apr 25, 2010 ; Maine, Feb 06, 2009 ; Wichita State, Feb 09, 2008
Putouts: 1, at Appalachian State, Apr 25, 2010 ; at Georgia State, Mar 31, 2010 ; vs Georgia Southern, May 09, 2009
Assists: 5, Maine, Feb 06, 2009 ; Wichita State, Feb 09, 2008
Runners CS: 2, at Appalachian State, Apr 25, 2010
 
ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Most saves: 1st (13)
Most games finished: 1st (48)
Most ground outs: 2nd (533)
Most strikeouts/7 inn game: 4th (6.57)
Most combined shutouts: 4th (10)
Most home runs allowed: 4th (23)
Fewest walks allowed/7 inn game: 5th (1.60)
Most wild pitches: 5th (29)
Most strikeouts looking: 6th (74)
Most batters faced: 6th (1354)
Most strikeouts: 7th (299)
Most sacrifice hits allowed: 7th (30)
Most intentional walks allowed: t-7th (1)
Most losses: 8th (21)
Most appearances: 8th (95)
Most runs allowed: 8th (146)
Most earned runs allowed: 8th (118)
Most doubles allowed: 8th (40)
Most stolen bases against: 8th (46)
Most wins: 9th (30)
Most games started: 9th (38)
Most innings pitched: 9th (318.2)
Most hits allowed: 9th (293)
Most at bats against: 9th (1239)
Most hit batters: 9th (9)
Lowest opponent batting avg.: 10th (.236)
Most walks allowed: 10th (73)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Most saves: 1st (11 in 2010)
Most games finished: 1st (28 in 2010)
Fewest walks allowed/7 inn game: 3rd (0.85 in 2010)
Most combined shutouts: t-4th (5 in 2010)
Most strikeouts/7 inn game: 7th (7.33 in 2010)
Most ground outs: 8th (207 in 2008)
Lowest earned run avg.: 9th (1.47 in 2010)
Most games finished: 9th (11 in 2009)
Most wild pitches: 9th (12 in 2008)
Most combined shutouts: t-10th (3 in 2009)

Position: P
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
High School: Central
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