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#10 Meredith Whitney
Position: Pitcher/First Base
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
City/State: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Desert Mountain
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2012: Named MAC Pitcher of the Week (2/27), pitching a perfect 3-0 in the circle at the USF Under Armour Invitational ... Had seven strikeouts against Utah (2/10), becoming the second WMU pitcher in program history with 500 career strikeouts ... earned her first career win against Cal-State Northridge (2/11) ... went 2-for-3 against New Mexico (2/10) and Cal-State Northridge (2/11) ... recorded three RBI as well as going three for three against Quinnipiac (3/4) ... went 2-for-4 against Villanova (3/17) ... recorded two RBIs against Norfolk State (3/18) ... went two of three and hit a home run against Miami  (4/1) ... made nine strikeouts against Miami (3/31) ... went 2-for-4 at Eastern (4/7) ... became all-time strikeout leader (597) in Western's program at Eastern (4/7) ... went 1-for-3 at No. 20 Michigan, while shutting out the Wolverines (4/11) ... hit safely in every game at Toledo (4/27) and Bowling Green (4/29) ...  earned MAC West Pitcher of the Week on April 17 and April 24 ... struck out 10 or more batters in three-straight starts from April 22 through April 29 ... became only third WMU pitcher to reach 200 or more strikeouts in a season ... First Team All-MAC for second-straight season ... named to MAC All-Tournament Team for second-straight season ... went 2-for-5 with 18th career home run vs. Ohio (5/9) ... threw all 567 pitches of MAC Tournament with a tournament high 46 strikeouts ... ended career with innings pitched (720.2), strikeouts (742) and strikeouts in a season (247) ... ranked second in career wins (62), wins in a season (19), complete games in a season (27) and career (82) ... offensively ranked second in runs scored in a game (4), fifth in career doubles (28), tied for first for home runs in a game (2), seventh for HRs in a season (6) and second for HRs in a career (18) ... ranked fourth for RBIs in a game (6) and in a season (31) ... has third most RBIs in a career (82) ... earned fourth letter.

2011: Named First Team All-MAC for second time in career ... named to MAC All-Tournament Team and named MAC Tournament MVP ... complete game, eight-strikeout effort against Northwestern (2/12) ... went the distance against Cal State Northridge (2/26), striking out nine while allowing two hits ... singled and drove in two runs against Temple (2/25) ... singled and scored a run againat #5 Alabama (2/26) ... struck out 12 over 7.2 innings against Maine (3/1) ... went 1-of-3 with two RBI's against Quinnipiac (3/4) ... drove home a run with a single against College of Charleston (3/6) ... threw 4.1 innings of shutout relief against #16 Missouri (3/19), allowing just one hit and striking out four ... struck out five in a complete-game victory over Eastern Michigan (4/2) ... had two hits, including a double against Oakland (4/5) ... threw a four-hit shutout, striking out five in a victory over Buffalo (4/9)... had an eight-game hitting streak from 4/5-15, three multi-hit games during that stretch and scored runs in six consecutive games ... complete game, two-hit shutout with seven strikeouts against Akron (4/15) ... homered and drove in two runs at the plate in the nightcap of a doubleheader against Ohio (4/17) ... picked up three consecutive victories in the circle, defeating Akron twice (4/15) and Ohio (4/17) ... became first softball student-athlete in the history of the MAC to win MAC West Pitcher and Player of the Week in the same week (4/24) ... went a perfect 8-of-8 at the plate a home run, two RBI and three runs scored and allowed just six hits over 10.1 shutout innings, striking out 16 to earn two wins over Bowling Green (4/23-24) ... picked two more wins in the circle against NIU (4/30-5/1) ... went 2-0 in the circle and led off an inning with a home run for the second time in 2011 ... went 5-1 in 33.2 innings pitched at MAC Tournament with 615 pitches thrown ... threw three complete-game victories with 281 pitches on final day of tournament ... hit third lead-off home run of the season in final game vs. Ohio (5/15) at MAC Tournament ... hit .333 at the NCAA Tournament and started both games in the circle ... earned third letter.

2010: Led the Bronco pitching staff in innings pitched with 131.0, giving her 316.1 for her career ... became only the fifth Bronco pitcher to record 300 or more strikeouts in a career, ending the season with 318 ... registered nine wins with 122 strikeouts, giving her two-straight seasons with over 120 Ks ... had five or more strikeouts in 15 of 25 appearances and eight or more in five appearances ... had 13 complete games with one solo shutout and combining on two more ... allowed just one hit in a game for the second time in her career, holding Northern Illinois to one hit (4/24) ... led the team with a career-high eight doubles ... had six multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games ... had three RBIs in season opener against Ole Miss (2/11) ... earned MAC West Pitcher of the Week (4/20) ... earned second letter.

2009: MAC Freshman of the Year ... member of MAC All-Freshman team ... First Team All-MAC selection ... her 196 strikeouts ranks third all-time in a single-season at WMU ... amassed 17 total wins on the season with an 9-2 record in conference play and a perfect 6-0 mark at home ... was the only freshman ranked in the top five in pitching in the MAC and ranks second in conference ERA (2.05) ... totaled 97 strikeouts in conference play with 192 total ... three shutouts ranked second in the MAC, while 22 of 28 total starts were complete games ... hit .258 in MAC action with three doubles, 16 RBIs and four home runs ... hit .289 overall with five doubles, six home runs and 28 RBIs ... earned MAC West Pitcher of the Week twice, the first two weeks of action, earning three wins in five starts, shutting out two opponents, earning 33 strike outs and a 2.76 ERA all while hitting .360 with eight RBIs and two home runs over the course of the two early season tournaments ... tied the WMU record for home runs in a game with two at Kent State (5/2) and hit three in the two-game series against the Golden Flashes to end the regular season ... threw 405 pitches with four complete games and 21 strikeouts in MAC Tournament en route to being named to the MAC All-Tournament Team ... earned first letter.

High School: Lettered as a freshman ... three-time offensive player of the year and first team all-region as a sophomore, junior and senior ... all-state honorable mention as a sophomore and junior ... second team all-state and regional champion during senior season ... club team placed third in the Gold Nationals in 2008 ... AIA Scholar Athlete for entire high school career.

Personal: Majoring in interdisciplinary health services with a 3.27 GPA ... daughter of Craig and Lori Whitney ... born July 25, 1990 in Fairfax, Va.

 

Year GP-GS AB R AVG H 2B 3B RBI HR SB-ATT FLD%
2012 53-53 171 28 .275 47 9 1 21 4 0-0 .964
2011 55-54
159
28
.277
44
5
0
19
6
1-1
.965
 2010 39-39
108
16
.250
27
8
0
11
2
4-4
.989
2009 47-47 134 9 .284 38 6 1 31 6 2-2 .981
Totals 194-193 572 81 .273
156
28
2 82
18
7-7
.979
                       
Year GS-CG APP IP W-L ERA H ER SO SHO/CBO SV
2012 33-27 38 215.1 19-14 2.24 166 69 247   7/2 2
2011 31-20
35 189.0 17-15 3.30 155 89 177   5/0 0
2010 23-13 25 131.0 9-13 4.86 133 91 122   1/2 0
2009 28-22 28 185.1 17-11 2.23 138 59 196   6/0 0
Totals 115-82 126 720.2 62-53 2.99 592 308 742 19/4 2

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