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    Leslie Poole
    Leslie Poole

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Rootstown, Ohio

    High School:
    St. Vincent's-St. Mary's

    Last College:
    Tennessee

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    Pitcher

    B/T:
    R/R

    ACCOLADES

  • 2001 Fresno State Scholar-Athlete
  • 2001 Second Team All-WAC
  • 2001 Most Improved award
  • Four-time WAC Pitcher of the Week

    2002 (Junior): Went 15-6 in 22 starts & a 1.69 ERA ? had a win in relief vs. Penn State, Indiana & Portland State ? went 2-3 vs. Top 25 ? tied career-high six strikeouts vs. Boston University ? finished with an 11-5 mark in her last 20 starts with four no-decisions ? had a season-best streak of 22.1 scoreless innings ? in career, has 47.2 scoreless innings streak ? has two one-hitters, three two-hitters & two three-hitters in career.

    2001 (Sophomore): A 20-game winner after going 20-7 with 11 shutouts (combined for 6), 85 strikeouts & 1.35 ERA in 187.0 IP ? one of just two pitchers in the WAC to be a 20-game winner ? finished second in the WAC in wins and third in ERA ? threw five consecutive shutout wins (including a 1-0 win vs. #4 Stanford) ? season best streak of 47.2 scoreless innings (gave up 32 hits, walked nine & struck out 16 in 6 starts & 3 relief appearances) ? opened year with a streak of 34.2 IP without an earned run and also opened year with 31.0 scoreless IP ? in last 103.1 innings, gave up 18 runs -- 17 earned -- 21 walks & 43 strikeouts for a 1.15 ERA ? gave up 18 runs -- 17 earned -- in last 91.0 IP for a 1.31 ERA ? season-best six strikeouts vs. two teams ? had two one-hitters, three two-hitters & two three-hitters ? had two extra innings games (8.1 vs. Hawai?i & 8.2 vs. Wisconsin and posted a 1-1 mark) ? turned two double plays ? had a .982 fielding percentage with one error in 56 total chances.

    Tennessee (2000): Went 10-10 with a 3.55 ERA in 128.1 innings for Tennessee ? in 20 starts, recorded two shutouts & finished second on team in wins, innings pitched, strikeouts (54) and ERA ? completed 11 games and had one save (Sacramento State) ? hit .178 (8-45) with four runs, a double, a home run and four RBI ? season-high two hits against Elon ? season-best three RBI and hit first collegiate home run versus East Carolina ? posted a .976 fielding percentage with one error ? first collegiate win came against Northwestern ? season-high seven strikeouts versus Tennessee Tech ? had shutout wins over Mississippi & No. 18 South Carolina.

    St. Vincent-St. Mary?s HS: Four-year varsity pitcher for St. Vincent-St. Mary's High School ? team captain and most valuable player her senior year ? selected to the all-star team her junior and senior seasons.

    Personal: Born October 16, 1980 ... parents are Ron and Karen Poole ? has three older sisters in Tammy, Rhonda and Megan ? sister Megan played softball for two years at Youngstown State ? hobbies include camping and backpacking ? Honor Roll member ? biggest athletic thrill was first collegiate home run ? recruited by Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Illinois-Chicago and Hawai'i ... in the summer of 2002, played for the Venezuela National Team at the Canada Cup in Surrey, B.C., Canada.

    CAREER STATISTICS
    Year   G/GS   AB   R   H   2B   3B   HR   RBI   S/SF   BB   K   SB/SBA   TB   SLG%   AVG
    2001  22/21   27   1   4    1    0    0     0    0/0    1   5      0/0    5  .185   .148
    

    Year G/GS CG W L SHT SV IP H R ER BB K K/7 ERA 2001 37/29 15 20 7 11 0 187.0 160 49 36 40 85 3.18 1.35 2002 28/22 13 15 6 3 1 137.0 123 43 33 15 67 3.42 1.69 Total 65/51 28 35 13 14 1 324.0 283 92 69 55 152 3.28 1.49

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