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12 Raeanne Geffert

Career: Two-time All-Patriot League (First Team in 2018, Second Team in 2017) ... Academic All-Patriot League (2018) ... ranks seventh in program history in strikeouts (270), and eighth in wins (32) ...  six-time Patriot League Pitcher of the Week ... three-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week ... five career shutouts.

2018 (Sophomore): First Team All-Patriot League ... Academic All-Patriot League ... three-time Patriot League Pitcher of the Week (2/19, 4/9, 4/16) ... 18-12 with a 2.07 ERA in 38 appearances, including 31 starts ... finished with 153 strikeouts and just 24 walks in 192.1 innings of work ... set a single-season program record in innings pitched and games started and had the second most strikeouts, second most wins, and second most appearances  ... went 11-4 with a 1.33 ERA while pitching in 17 league games, including 13 starts ... pitched complete-game shutouts in wins over Army West Point, Lafayette, and Lehigh ... struck out a career-high 13 batters while giving up zero earned runs in a 2-0 loss to Austin Peay ... tallied seven or more strikeouts in five games ... pitched 19 of the team's 20 innings at the Patriot League Tournament, including all seven in a 3-1 win over Lehigh in the opening round.

2017 (Freshman): Second Team All-Patriot League ... three-time Patriot League Pitcher of the Week (3/14, 3/28, 4/4) ... three-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week (3/21, 4/4, 4/18) ... made 32 appearances, including 19 starts ... went 14-9 with a 2.20 ERA ... had 117 strikeouts to just 20 walks over 152.2 innings ... ranked in the top three in the Patriot League in ERA, opposing batting average (.230), innings pitched, strikeouts, and wins ... went 4-4 with a 1.81 ERA while making 13 appearances and nine starts in league play ... pitched two scoreless innings of relief while making collegiate debut in a season-opening 5-0 win over Hampton at the Gardner-Webb Tournament ... made first career start the following game, pitching a complete game in a 5-2 win over Gardner-Webb, striking out four and walking none ... pitched two complete-game shutouts -- a 3-0 win over Colgate and an 8-0 win over Robert Morris ... had season-high nine strikeouts while pitching five innings of a 6-1 win over N.C. Central and then again while pitching all seven innings of a 7-2 win over Saint Peter's ... gave up 25 percent of her runs for the season in one game early in the year.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in both softball and swimming at Seymour High School ... two-year team captain in softball and one-year captain in swimming ... named an All-American by Premier Girls Fastball following her senior season ... three-time all-state and one-time academic all-state selection by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association ... twice named the Connecticut Class M State Championship MVP after leading Seymour High School to the state title in 2016 and 2014 ... 2016 Naugatuck Valley League (NVL) Pitcher of the Year ... three-time All-NVL and four-time academic All-NVL selection ... 2016 Connecticut Post Player of the Year ... named a MaxPreps Medium School All-American in 2016 and both an Underclass All-American and Small Schools All-American in 2014 ... finished career with a record of 88-9 with a 0.66 ERA, 52 shutouts, 1,108 strikeouts and just 79 walks ... also excelled at the plate, hitting .412 with 115 RBIs, 25 doubles and six home runs ... as a freshman, pitched the first perfect game in school history ... three-time MaxPreps/National Fastpitch Coaches Association National Player of the Week during her career ... played for the CT Charmers 18U Gold team ... also excelled in swimming, earning all-conference honors for a team that qualified for the state tournament four straight years ... graduated as the salutatorian out of 173 students ... four-year member of the National Honor Society ... daughter of Jim and Rhonda Geffert ... has a younger sister, Jenna.

Major: Cell Biology/Biochemistry

Position: Pitcher
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Seymour, Conn.
High School: Seymour
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