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#44 Brittany Mack Season 2009

Round Rock, Texas
High School
Westwood HS

2012 NFCA All-South Region Second Team
2012 NCAA College Station All-Regional Team
2012 SEC Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year
2012 SEC Community Service Team
2012 SEC H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Postgraduate Scholarship
2012 SEC Co-Pitcher of the Week (03/26)
2012 Lowe’s Senior Class Award Top 30 Finalist
2012 All-Louisiana Second Team
2012 Louisiana Pitcher of the Week (03/28)
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 NFCA All-America Third Team
2011 NFCA All-South Region First Team
2011 NCAA College Station All-Regional Team
2011 All-SEC First Team
2011 SEC Pitcher of the Week (03/07, 04/11, 04/25)
2011 All-Louisiana First Team
2011 Louisiana Pitcher of the Week (03/08, 03/22, 04/12, 04/26, 05/03)
2011 Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team
2011 Capitol One Academic All-District Second Team
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 All-Louisiana Honorable Mention
2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 6 Second Team
2009 NFCA Scholar-Athlete
2009 Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team & Tournament MVP
2009 Easton Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team
2009 Louisiana Pitcher of the Week (02/25)
2009 SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll

NPF (2012 & 2013 Seasons)
Mack was selected as the No. 1 overall pick by the USSSA Florida Pride during the National Pro Fastpitch Draft on March 7 … The Pride was led by LSU head coach Beth Torina during the 2012 season … Marked the third straight season that the SEC had the No. 1 overall pick in the NPF Draft … Tallied a 6-4 mark with a 3.46 ERA over 12 appearances in her rookie campaign … Picked up 58 strikeouts over her 64.2 innings of work … Notched her first career win with a complete game effort during a 7-1 win over the Carolina Diamonds (June 21) … Surrendered only an unearned run, four hits and racked up a career-best 10 strikeouts … Won five of her final six decisions on the season (July 7-August 19) … Returned to Tiger Park and fired 4.2 frames during an 11-6 win over the Carolina Diamonds (July 7) … Went the distance and allowed one run on five hits sparked by seven strikeouts as part of an 11-1 win over the Akron Racers (July 21) … Tossed 5.1 frames and picked up eight strikeouts during a 7-4 win versus the Chicago Bandits (July 29) … Concluded her rookie campaign on a strong note with a complete game where she was touched up for two runs on four hits fueled by five strikeouts during a 5-2 victory over the Akron Racers (Aug. 19) … Traded to the Akron Racers before the start of the 2013 season.

Mack created and championed the “Geaux Play” program prior to the 2012 season after being named one of 30 finalists for the prestigious Lowe’s Senior Class Award … Through her relationship with the Miracle League Association at Cypress Mounds, Mack challenged the LSU softball fans to share the gift of sports with special needs children … Fans donated over 400 items of new or gently used sports equipment at LSU softball home games during the 2012 season … Mack invited the children from the Miracle League Association and Baton Rouge schools as her VIP guests as part of “Geaux Play” day at Tiger Park on April 22 … Afterwards, the children joined the LSU softball team on the field for a game.

Totaled a 16-12 mark, a 2.12 ERA, recorded 202 strikeouts and limited opponents to a .226 batting average during her 178.0 innings of work … Three of those marks (wins, strikeouts and ERA) were among the SEC’s Top 10 … Her 7.90 strikeouts per seven innings was 41st nationally … Picked up NFCA All-South Region Second-Team and All-Louisiana Second-Team honors … Finished her career with 602 strikeouts and 56 wins to rank fifth and sixth in program history …  Received only 14 total runs of support during her 12 losses … 11 of the 12 losses came versus RPI Top 35 opponents … Notched 13 strikeouts in her season debut versus Penn State (Feb. 10) … Fired a three-hit shutout and added six strikeouts against Southeastern Louisiana (Feb. 21) … Surrendered a career-high seven runs at No. 8 Oklahoma (March 2) … After starting the season with a 3-4 record, Mack ripped off nine consecutive victories (March 3-April 1) … Shaved 1.73 points off her ERA during the streak … Piled up 10 strikeouts to return to double figure Ks during a 6-3 win over Troy (March 9) … Worked a 1-2-3 frame with two strikeouts to earn the save against Mississippi State (March 16) … Recorded 10 Ks in a 3-1 triumph versus Mississippi State (March 17) … Tallied nine strikeouts and was touched up for an unearned run in a 2-1 victory over Georgia Tech (March 20) … Carried a no-hit bid one out into the seventh inning at South Carolina (March 24) … Eclipsed 500 career strikeouts and earned her 50th career victory in a one-hit shutout of the Gamecocks … Selected SEC Co-Pitcher of the Week (March 26) for her efforts … Dropped seven of her final nine regular season decisions (April 6-May 10) … Her two victories came versus Ole Miss (April 21) and No. 2 Florida (April 24) … Turned in a stellar effort, a four-hit shutout, fueled by eight strikeouts on the road against the Gators … On Senior Day versus No. 12 Georgia (April 29), Mack collected her first career hit and RBI on a double to provide the game’s only run … Punched LSU’s ticket to the NCAA Super Regional with a one-run, three-hit gem at No. 8 national seed Texas A&M (May 20) … Earned a spot on the NCAA College Station All-Regional Team … Racked up a career-high 17 strikeouts at No. 9 national seed Missouri (May 27) during her lone appearance at the NCAA Columbia Super Regional … The 17 Ks were tied for the third-highest total in program history with former All-American Kristin Schmidt … Dealt the tough-luck loss in 12 innings after four LSU errors led to five unearned runs … Turned in a masterful two-hit shutout of No. 19 South Florida (June 2) and provided eight strikeouts during an elimination game at the Women’s College World Series … Notched 2.1 innings of two-hit relief against No. 3 national seed Arizona State (June 2).

Garnered a 20-7 record, a stout 1.74 ERA, amassed 209 strikeouts and limited opponents to a.197 batting average during her 184.2 innings of work … All four marks [wins, ERA, strikeouts and opponent batting average] were among the SEC’s Top 7 … Claimed All-SEC First-Team, NFCA All-South Region First-Team and NFCA All-American Third-Team accolades … Doubled her career win and strikeout totals during season … Racked up a trio of SEC Pitcher of the Week awards (March 7, April 11 and April 25) to join former All-Americans Kristin Schmidt and Britni Sneed as only LSU hurlers to earn the honor three times during the same season …  Won 10 of her first 13 decisions (Feb. 11-April 10) … Six of her seven setbacks came versus Top 10 opponents where she received only three runs of support during those contests … Tossed one-hit shutout in six innings of work and added five strikeouts during season debut against Bowling Green (Feb. 11) … Outdueled All-American Jen Mineau of Fordham and allowed two runs, zero earned, with nine Ks in complete game win over Fordham (Feb. 26) … Racked up 11 strikeouts in two-hit, nine-inning shutout victory versus Hofstra (March 4) … Mowed down 11 more batters and surrendered one run on five hits at Arkansas (April 2) … Registered a career-best 14 Ks over a career-long 14 innings and limited No. 1 Alabama’s potent offense to a single run (April 8) … Completed Alabama sweep (April 10) with a two-hit shutout fueled by nine strikeouts … Ran off seven straight wins during the Ole Miss (April 22, 24), Mississippi State (April 29, 30, May 1) and South Carolina (May 6, 8) series where she was touched up for a quartet of earned runs and totaled 50 strikeouts … Notched a pair of NCAA Tournament elimination wins over Sacred Heart (May 20) and Syracuse (May 21) to bring her season win total to 20 games … Fanned 28 batters over 21 innings of work en route to NCAA College Station All-Regional team accolades … Enters her senior season 74 Ks away from fifth place on the program’s all-time strikeouts list.

Went 9-3 over 21 appearances and recorded 81 strikeouts over 88.0 innings of work … Her 1.59 ERA ranked fourth, while her 27 runs allowed were second-fewest in the SEC … Three of her six complete games were shutouts … Won eight of her last nine decisions (Feb. 24-April 30), including a 4-0 mark in SEC action … Received only one run of support during her three losses at Texas (Feb. 13), against No. 4 Michigan (Feb. 20) and McNeese State (April 21) … Racked up five or more Ks eight times, including a season-best eight strikeouts apiece against Texas and Michigan, respectively … Tossed a one-hit gem over six innings in game two at South Carolina (March 13) … Surrendered one earned run on six hits over 6.2 frames during the middle game of the Auburn series (March 20) … Fired six innings of three-hit ball with five strikeouts at Southeastern Louisiana (March 24) … Secured wins in the middle games of the Mississippi State (April 10) and Kentucky (April 25) series … Missed the month of May due to injury.

Recorded 28 appearances, including 14 starts in the circle … Went 11-4 with a 2.36 ERA and added nine complete games … Racked up 110 strikeouts in 103.2 innings and held opponents to a staff low .197 batting average … Her 2.36 ERA and .197 opponent batting average ranked inside the SEC Top 10 … Earned her first career win providing five innings of relief with six strikeouts in LSU’s comeback victory at Hawai’i (Feb. 7) … Fanned a career-best 13 batters over eight innings during win against No. 5 Texas A&M (Feb. 14) … Also notched a save against No. 5 Texas A&M (Feb. 15) … Tough-luck loser striking out 12 against one run in eight innings against Sam Houston State (Feb. 15) … Won eight consecutive decisions (Feb. 20-April 10) … Tossed first career no-hitter and registered eight strikeouts against Texas State (Feb. 21) … Earned complete game triumph and scattered three runs, two earned, on three hits against Baylor (March 11) … Picked up a pair of victories to open Mississippi State series (March 21) and allowed one run on four hits in nine innings … Compiled three innings of one-hit relief with six strikeouts against Nicholls (April 7) … Dealt hard-luck loss after limiting No. 1 Florida (April 18) to one run on five hits.

Four-year letterwinner for Tiffany Gates and Westwood High School in Texas … Totaled a 60-16 career record with a 0.54 ERA … … Posted an 18-9 record with a 0.76 ERA and racked up 338 strikeouts as a senior … Tossed six no-hitters and three perfect games … Struck out 39 batters in a single game pitching 21 innings … Featured in Sports Illustrated’s Faces in the Crowd in May 2008 … Won District 14 5-A MVP, All-State Second-Team and EA Sports All-American Second-Team honors as a junior … Picked up All-District 14-5A First-Team selection as a sophomore … Named District 14-5A Newcomer of the Year in 2005 after hitting .420 with 13 stolen bases … Member of National Honor Society, National German Honor Society and Who’s Who among American High School students … Played club softball with Stix … Also lettered in basketball. 

Full name is Brittany Lynn Mack … Daughter of Scott and Jan Mack … Has one sister, Courtney (23) … Graduated May 2012 with a degree in kinesiology with a human movement concentration … Born on Jan. 25, 1990 in Phoenix, Ariz.


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