Hawk Item... Ranks sixth in school history with 469 career strikeouts.
2005 as a Junior... Third team all-Big Ten selection... named to NCAA Region V all-tournament team... started 28 games... threw first career no-hitter against Rhode Island (March 16)... struck out a career-high 14 batters against Middle Tennessee State (March 5)... threw complete game, three hit shutout against Nebraska in NCAA Tournament... compiled a 21-5 record with a 1.60 ERA during the regular season... recorded double-digit strikeouts in nine games... struck out 209 batters during the season which ranks seventh in school history.
2004 as a Sophomore... Started 32 games and compiled a 17-10 record... recorded a 1.50 ERA with 200 2/3 innings pitched... had a 3-3 record in Big Ten play with a 1.40 ERA... fourth on the team with a .282 batting average... hit .346 in Big Ten play... went 3-for-3 with a home run and five RBIs against Arizona State (Feb. 21); while pitching a 5-inning shutout... her two home runs came in back-to-back games at the Arizona State Tournament, against Illinois State (Feb. 20) and Arizona State (Feb. 21).
2003 as a Freshman... Started 25 games with six shutouts... compiled a 14-6... has a 3/1 strikeout to walk ratio... had a 4-2 record with a 1.24 ERA in Big Ten play... 2-for-2 as a pinch hitter in the Big Ten Tournament... recorded a .375 batting average in 16 at bats... knocked in five runs on six hits... picked up first collegiate win against Georgia State (Feb. 23).
High School... 2002 Chicago Tribune First Team All-State... three-time Big 12 first team all-Conference selection... three-time Normal Community High School MVP... 2002 Pantagraph All-Star MVP... set school records in season and career ERA, along with strikeouts in a season and career... gave up only two earned runs between her junior and senior seasons, where she was a combined 51-3... struck out 350 as a senior and 352 as a junior... third team all-American at the 2001 Women's Open... led her Normal Community High School team to the 2001 Illinois AAA State Championship... runner-up as a senior... also lettered in volleyball... three-time all-Big 12 Scholar Athlete.
Personal... Bats/Throws - Right/Right... Major - Communications... Parents - Graham and Debra Arnold... Born - April 4, 1984... High School - Normal Community... High School coach - Tom Finch.
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