Tigers finish 2012 season with 33-23 overall record
Branndi Melero connects on solo homer for Tigers
Tigers play at 3 p.m. CT Saturday in an elimination game
Tigers and Cougars play at 1 p.m. CT Friday
16 Auburn athletic programs represented among graduates
5-18-12 Houston vs Auburn
Mississippi St vs Auburn softball on Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Auburn, AL. Missy Hazeldine
Mississippi St vs Auburn softball on Friday, May 4, 2012 in Auburn, AL. Missy Hazeldine
Tennessee vs Auburn on Friday, April 6, 2012 in Auburn, AL. Missy Hazeldine
Kentucky vs Auburn on Saturday, March 24, 2012 in Auburn, AL. Missy Hazeldine
Career ... 4th in BAA (.211) ... 6th in wins (36) ... 10th in saves (3) ... 4th in strikeouts (480) ... 5th in shutouts (11) ... 5th in K's per 7.0 IP (6.9) ... 3rd in most no-hitters (4) ... 4th best single-season BAA with .174 (2012).
In 2012 SEC Rankings ... 9th in ERA (1.97) ... T-1st in Opponent BA (.176) ... 12th in Strikeouts (133) ... T-13th in K's Looking (30) ... T-14th in Wins (11) ... 2nd in Fewest Hits Allowed (83) ... 9th in Fewest Runs Allowed (57) ... 4th in fewest Earned Runs Allowed (37) ... T-6th in Fewest Walks Allowed (47).
2012 ... SEC Pitcher of the Week (2/27) ... SEC Pitcher of the Week (3/12) ... Appeared in 29 games with 21 starts ... Posted 11-9 record with 1.97 ERA in 131.1 IP ... Held opponents to a .174 batting average ... Led AU in innings pitched and strikeouts ... In SEC play, appeared in 14 games with nine starts ... Went 4-6 with 2.22 ERA in 66.1 IP in conference games ... Held SEC opponents to .189 batting average ... Threw two no-hitters ... First no-hitter came Feb. 11 vs. Indiana-Purde Fort Wayne ... Second no-hitter came on March 11 vs. Presbyterian (five-inning game, ending on run-rule) ... Threw one-hit shutout in series opening win at No. 8 Georgia ... Tossed 5.0 innings of shutout ball, allowing just one hit in relief appearance vs. No. 10 Tennessee (gm. 3) ... Earned complete-game win in game two vs. Arkansas, allowing one hit and one ... Started and won two games against South Carolina, throwing 10.1 innings allowing just one run, unearned ... Took win in game one vs. Gamecocks, going 5.2 innings allowing just three hits and one walk ... Started and won game three, allowing two hits and one unearned run vs. SC ... Started and took loss vs. No. 5 Tennessee in SEC Tournament, allowing two runs, both earned, on four hits in 2-1 loss.
In 2011 SEC Rankings ... 13th in ERA (2.61); 11th in Opp. BA (.215); 9th in Fewest Walks Allowed (39), T-3rd Fewest Hits Allowed (76), 4th in Fewest Runs Allowed (43).
2011 ... CoSIDA Academic All-District Second Team ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 26 games with 20 starts ... Went 9-6 with 2.54 ERA and one save in 96.1 innings pitched ... Appeared in 13 SEC games, starting 10 ... Went 4-3 with 3.15 ERA in 46.2 innings in SEC play ... Held opponents to .188 BA w/RISP ... Earned save by recording final two outs vs. McNeese State ... Threw complete game (7.0 IP) shutout to earn win vs. Southern Miss ... Started and took loss at No. 10 Oklahoma, allowing three runs (two earned) on three hits in 4.1 IP ... Earned complete-game (7.0) win vs. No. 19 Oklahoma State, striking out career high 10 batters ... Fanned nine in SEC opener, throwing complete game (7.0) to earn win at Arkansas ... Threw complete game (7.0) allowing one run (unearned) to earn win in series opener vs. Ole Miss ... Notched series win vs. Mississippi State by earning game three win in relief ... Entered with score tied 4-4 and winning run at first in sixth inning vs. MSU and pitched 2.1 innings of scoreless ball, striking out five ... Started games one and three vs. Kentucky but did not pitch past fourth inning in either start ... Left with 2-0 lead in fourth inning of game three vs. UK ... Started and went 3.0 innings, leaving with 3-0 lead in fourth inning, vs. No. 3 Florida in SEC Tournament but did not earn decision ... Started vs. No. 7 Tennessee in SEC Tournament and took loss, leaving down 2-1 in fifth inning ... Started first game of NCAA Seattle Regional vs. BYU ... Did not earn decision vs. Cougars, going 1.2 innings allowing one run (earned) on three hits with one walk and three strikeouts ... Also pitched in game two vs. BYU, going 3.1 innings in relief ... Took loss in game two vs. BYU, allowing one run (unearned) on one hit with two walks and two strikeouts.
2010 ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 24 games with 15 starts ... Posted 4-5 record with a 2.22 ERA in 79.0 innings of work ... Recorded one save ... Finished eighth in SEC in ERA and 19th in opponents batting average (.251) ... Started and took loss vs. No. 5 Arizona State ... Allowed four runs, all earned, on two hits with two walks vs. Sun Devils ... Started and earned the win vs. Wisconsin ... Scattered four hits in 5.0 IP vs. Badgers without allowing a run ... Set career best with nine strikeouts in 4.2 IP vs. Southern Illinois ... Started vs. SIU but did not earn a decision despite not allowing a run ... Started and took loss vs. No. 14 LSU (gm. 2) after giving up nine hits, seven runs, five earned with five walks and five strikeouts in 5.2 IP ... Started game two vs. No. 2 Alabama, taking the loss, after allowing five hits, five runs, five earned with two walks and two strikeouts ... Started game three vs. No. 16 Tennessee but did not earn decision, allowing just two hits with a walk in 2.2 IP ... Threw 9.0 innings in three appearances vs. No. 13 Georgia, posting a 0.78 ERA ... Started and took loss in game three vs. Georgia, going 6.0 IP and giving up just one run, earned, on six hits with three walks and four strikeouts ... Threw complete-game shutout to earn win in game two vs. Ole Miss ... Scattered four hits, walked one and struck out four vs. Rebels ... Notched first save of season, and second of career, with 1.0 IP performance vs. Jacksonville State ... Started and earned win vs. Jacksonville State in NCAA Atlanta Regional ... Allowed one run, earned, on three hits in 6.0 IP.
2009 ... SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll ... SEC Freshman of the Week (2/9) ... Appeared in 38 games with 27 starts ... Posted 12-10 record with a 2.49 ERA and 170 strikeouts ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 9) ... Ranked among top 10 in SEC in ERA (10th), opponent's batting average (9th), innings pitched (10th), strikeouts (7th), strikeouts looking (9th) ... In first collegiate start, threw seven-inning no-hitter vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Did not allow a run to score in the first 22.2 innings pitched this season ... Started and earned win vs. No. 18 North Carolina after throwing 6.0 scoreless innings ... Fanned six and walked one vs. UNC ... Threw second no-hitter of season in win vs. Austin Peay, striking out seven and walking two ... Became the first AU pitcher since Holly Currie in 2006 to throw more than one no-hitter in the same season ... Notched first SEC win after going 7.0 IP in game two vs. Ole Miss ... Tossed complete game to earn win in game two vs. Mississippi State ... Threw 3.1 scoreless innings of relief, striking out five, vs. Georgia Tech in NCAA Atlanta Regional.
High School ... Played for coach Joe Dellarocca at W.T. Dwyer High School ... Lettered four years in softball and two years in volleyball ... Earned all-state honors in 2007-08 and all-district all four years.
Personal ... Born Sept. 18, 1989, to Robin and Jason Loree ... Has one brother, Jared, 25 ... Major: Accounting.
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