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  #14 Chelsey Sakizzie
  • Pitcher
  • 5-4, Farmington, New Mexico (Farmington/Central Arizona)

Career Honors: 1998 Louisville Slugger Third Team All-American ... 1998 Southeastern Conference Player of the Year ... 1997 and 1998 All-SEC ... 1998 SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Holds many of Florida's season and career pitching records (See record book) ... Holds SEC Tournament records for complete games (5), appearances (6) and victories (4) ... ranks in the top 10 in the SEC record books for season victories, ERA, appearances, complete games, strikeouts and innings pitched and career victories, ERA, complete games, shutouts, saves, strikeouts and innings pitched.

As a Senior 1998: Louisville Slugger Third Team All-American ... SEC Player of the Year ... Appeared in 46 games with 39 starts ... finished the season with a 30-12 record and a 0.88 ERA, still the best in school history ... pitched 287 innings and 37 complete games with 19 shutouts ... threw a nine-inning perfect game against Iowa State on March 7 and struck out 10 of the 27 batters faced in that game ... two days later held Ole Miss hitless with 16 strikeouts in an 8-0, six inning win on March 10 ... pitched a 10 inning shutout victory against Tennessee in which she only allowed four hits and struck out three ... started the season with 23 straight scoreless innings striking out 24 and only allowing 11 hits ... pitched 34 innings in 5 straight games against Georgia with only 1 hit and 1 earned run allowed ... named SEC pitcher of the week three times (3/17, 4/21 and 5/5).

As a Junior 1997: Named to the All-Southeastern Conference first team ... ended the season with a 30-14 record ... recorded 267 strikeouts in 282 innings pitched ... pitched over 100 more innings that Florida's other two pitchers combined ... pitched 34 complete games with an ERA of 1.41 ... struck out a season-high 14 batters while pitching a no-hitter against Bethune-Cookman ... pitched 37.2 innings and recorded four victories, starting five of six games in three days at the SEC Tournament ... threw the first pitch in SEC softball history in all games and in SEC games, both pitches were strikes.

At Central Arizona 1995-96: Earned first-team All-America honors in 1995 ... named the regional MVP in 1995 ... had a record of 27-1 in 1995 member of the 1995 National All-Star team ... went 19-0 in 1996 with nine shutouts ... team won regional and conference championships in 1996.

High School: Earned all-state and all-district honors all four years of high school ... named the MVP of her high school squad four times ... had a record of 17-0 as a senior in 1994, pitching six perfect games ... recorded 210 strikeouts in 103 innings and had an ERA of 0.00 ... also batted .532 featured in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" in August of 1994.

Personal: Born November, 10 1975 in Shiprock, New Mexico ... daughter of Herman and Teri Sakizzie.


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