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    Laura Ferreira
    Laura Ferreira

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    El Sobrante, Calif.

    High School:
    Holy Names

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    Pitcher

    B/T:
    R/R

    ACCOLADES

  • 2004 WAC Pitcher of the Week
  • 2003 WAC Pitcher of the Week
  • Student-Athlete Advisory Council Representative.

    Senior(2006): Had two starts with two relief appearances ... started against No. 15 Northwestern and took loss ... started against UC Davis and got a no-decision ... had season-high four strikeouts versus Pacific in a relief appearance.

    Junior (2005): Appeared in 13 games with two starts ... recorded first career save against Pacific ... in 11 relief appearances, went 4-0 with a save ... had season-high 14.0 innings without an earned run ... had season-high 9.2 scoreless innings.

    Sophomore (2004): Had season-best of 21.0 IP without an earned run ... also posted a streak of 15.1 scoreless & innings without earned run ... went 12-8 with six shutouts and 102 strikeouts ... picked up a win in relief vs. Utah and UC Riverside ... threw a one-hitter vs. Campbell and fanned nine ... pitched a two-hitter vs. Long Island ... tossed a three-hitter vs. North Texas ... turned two double plays ... allowed just 21 walks in last 99.0 innings ... in last six appearances, went 3-2 with 2 shutouts, 11 BB, 20 strikeouts, 11 R (7 earned) in 34.0 IP for a 1.44 ERA ... in last five starts went 3-2 (1 win in relief) with 2 shutouts, 11 BB, 19 strikeouts, 11 R (7 earned) in 32.1 IP for a 1.53 ERA.

    Freshman (2003): Made first collegiate start versus Wisconsin and had a no-decision ... picked up first collegiate win versus Santa Clara in second career start ... went 2-3 in 12 appearances with eight starts & four relief appearances ... had four no-decisions, 36 strikeouts and a 3.25 ERA in 47.2 innings ... picked up a win in relief vs. #3 Nebraska (first Top 25 win) ... made two starts at first base ... had two collegiate at bats (2 vs. BYU)

    USA Softball -- Fall 2002: Named to the 2002 USA Softball Junior women's National Team ... played in the First Pan American Junior Women's Softball Championship, Dec. 13-21, in Sonora, Republic of Mexico ... guided team to an 8-0 finish and earned a gold medal ... helped USA Junior Women's National Team earn a berth into the 2003 ISF Junior Women's World Championship.

    Holy Names HS: Four-year varsity starter at pitcher at Holy Names High School ... also played volleyball her freshman year ... four-time all-league ... three-time league MVP ... helped Holy Names to two league titles ... softball team went 59-7 in her final three years ... 1999 freshman athlete of the year ... as a freshman, she hit .363 ... batted .350 as a sophomore and .387 as a junior ... as a senior, she hit .367 with a .467 slugging percentage ... in the circle, she went 12-3 while leading prep team to the Bay Shore Athletic League title as a junior ... also tallied 171 strikeouts and 11 shutouts while recording six shutouts for a 0.21 ERA ... recorded a 14-strikeout perfect game and combined for two no-hitters in 2001 ... as a senior, she went 15-4 with 236 strikeouts to nine walks and 12 shutouts for a 0.27 ERA.

    Personal: Born March 25, 1984 ... parents are Kirk and Paula Ferreira ... has an older sister, Mehgan ... sister played softball for UC Davis ... hobbies include shopping, playing softball and spending time with family ... participates in Big Hero-Little Hero program at Fresno State ... guided the Sorcerers Softball Gold 18-under A to a national crown in 2002 and 2003 ... recruited by Sacramento State, Pacific, Michigan State, Cal Poly and UNLV ... major is health science.

    Fresno State Career Pitching Statistics

    YearGGSCGWLSHTSVIPHRERBBSOSO/7ERA
    20031283230047.258252210365.293.23
    200424201212860124.11285845291025.742.53
    20051320410130.24733219296.624.79
    2006420010010.1221410574.766.77
    Total533215181361213.025513098531745.723.22
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