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Mary Dietz
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Manuel, AZ

High School:
San Manuel

Position:
Pitcher/Utility

Bats/Throws:
S/Right

AS A JUNIOR (1999): Had another stellar season on the mound, compiling a 12-8 record with a 1.65 ERA ... Pitched 15 complete games, including five shutouts ... Struck out 195 batters in 157 innings ... Had an 8-1 record in BIG EAST play, leading the league in strikeouts (83) and shutouts (four) ... Was the lone Eagle named to the All-BIG EAST First Team ... Earned BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week honors once (4/12) and shared the honor twice (3/22 and 5/3) ... Ranked 12th nationally with 8.7 strikeouts per seven innings ... Combined with Brooke Shull on the first perfect game in Eagles history against Providence on April 20 ... Pitched a no-hitter against Villanova (5/1) ... Broke her own school record by striking out 17 batters in a one-hit victory over Seton Hall ... Also had two 15-strikeout performances, one coming against Boston University and the other against Brown ... Named to the Louisville Slugger Northeast All-Region Second Team ... Batted .240 with 10 runs scored and 10 RBI, with three doubles among her 18 hits ... AS

A SOPHOMORE (1998): Broke the BIG EAST single-season strikeout record with 101 in 13 appearances ... Set a school record for strikeouts in a single game with 15 in a 3-0 win over St. John?s ... Dietz then equalled that total twice, first in 9-3 victory over Providence and again in a 1-0 loss to St. John?s ... Led the team with 240 strikeouts, posting a 16-7 record with a 1.56 ERA ... Allowed just 105 hits in171 innings pitched ... Tallied a 5-2 record in conference play with a 1.32 ERA ... Struck out 101 batters in 63.2 innings pitched ... Recorded victories in her first five appearances of the season ... Selected as a member of the All-BIG EAST First Team ... Named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week twice(April 6, April 27) ... ECAC/Reebok Co-Pitcher of the Week (April 16) ... Batted .229 with 16 hits and two RBI ... Recorded seven stolen bases ...

AS A FRESHMAN (1997): Named the MVP of the BIG EAST Tournament after recording two victories, including her first career no-hitter ... She pitched the only no-hitter in BIG EAST Tournament history on May 4 as the Eagles defeated Connecticut, 5-0 ... Pitched a complete game in the championship on May 5, allowing only three hits, one earned run, and one walk while striking out six ... Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Year ... Also named to the All-BIG EAST First Team and All-Rookie Team ... Named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week three times (March 17, March 24, April 14) during the season ... On March 8, she set her first school record with 13 strikeouts in the 6-0 win over Valparaiso ... Pitched in 27 games and registered a 15-8 record and two saves ... Dietz allowed 72 hits and 34 runs in 120.1 innings pitched and had a 1.51 ERA ... Registered 173 strikeouts in 27 appearances ... At the plate she had a .270 batting average with 33 hits, five doubles, and eight RBI ... Broke her school record with 15 strikeouts in a 3-0 victory over St. John?s on April 12 ... Third in the nation in strikeouts per seven innings (10.2 avg.) ...

IN HIGH SCHOOL: Considered one of the top 20 softball players in the nation ... A four-year letterwinner on the softball team at San Manuel High School ... Second-Team All-American selection...First-team all-region ... Named MVP as a senior ... Broke the record for most strikeouts as a senior ... A first-team all-conference selection as a junior and senior ... All-Arizona Utility first-team as a junior and senior ... First-team 1-3A pitcher...Broke most stolen bases record as a junior ... Vice-President of the senior class and National Honor Society.

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