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Nichole Tunget
21  Nichole Tunget

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grass Valley, Calif.

High School:
Bear River

Last College:
Sierra JC

Height:
5-10

Position:
Pitcher

Birthdate:
12/20/1985

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R

2008 (SENIOR): Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... tossed her first career no-hitter versus Prairie View A&M on Feb. 10 to earn the season's first Conference USA Pitcher of the Week honor in 2008 ... posted a 2.89 ERA in 31 appearances ... made 11 starts and tossed four complete games with two shutouts in 97.0 innings of work ... fanned 120 batters in 2008 ... hurled 13 strikeouts versus Texas Southern on February 9th - the second-most strikeouts in a game in UTEP history ... will leave her mark as she has tallied 18 career victories to rate second in school record books ... also holds the career record in strikeouts per seven innings averaging 7.80 and strikeouts looking with 82 ... posted six saves, the most by any pitcher in school history while tallying five shutouts ... left UTEP having made 27 starts in 55 appearances with 187.2 innings pitched totaling 215 strikeouts for her career.

2007 (JUNIOR): Named to Conference USA's Commissioner's Honor Roll...recorded nine wins in the circle...started 17 games in 23 appearances...pitched eight complete games with a total of 102 innings pitched...fanned 78 batters...twice posted nine strikeouts - against Alabama A&M and Houston.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Received all-state accolades in 2006 for pitching along with First team all-conference honors while attending Sierra Junior College in Rocklin, Calif...named all-league Pioneer Valley while at Bear River.

PERSONAL: Nichole Aubree Tunget is the daughter of Brant and Tami Tunget...born Dec. 20, 1985 in Fountain Valley, Calif...has two brothers (Bryce and Garrett).