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Sarah Clynes
Sarah Clynes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Florissant, Mo.

High School:
St. Joseph's Academy

Position:
P/IF

B/T:
L/R


2009: Closed out record-setting career with a NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-Great Lakes Regional First-Team selection, the second of her Flames' tenure...2009 Horizon League Player of the Year...All Horizon League First Team selection for the third straight season...led the league in batting average against conference opponents with a .437 average, going 31-for-71 with 10 doubles, a pair of homers and team-leading 17 RBI...walked 34 times, the eighth-most in a season in program history...had 21 multi-hit games, with back-to-back three hit contests against Detroit...season-high five RBI day against Butler on March 22 off a pair of doubles...slugging percentage for the season was .548...went 2-for-3 with three RBI off a double and a triple against Cleveland State to force a winner-take all championship game at the Horizon League tournament...in the circle, struck out a season-best 10 at Green Bay in a 12-inning victory, scattering seven hits with only one run...in 4.2 innings of work, gave up five hits and no runs in the Flames victory against CSU on May 9...closes out career ranked in batting average (8th), hits (9th), doubles (5th), homers (5th), walks (3rd)...defensively, ranks sixth all-time in pitching victories, 5th in complete games, seventh in career shutouts, third in innings pitched and fifth in strikeouts.

2008: Earned All-Horizon League First Team honors...appeared in 57 games...named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week on March 31...earned 2007 Horizon League All-Tournament Team honors with a 0.88 ERA in the circle...totaled 17 strikeouts and two wins at the event...led the Flames and ranked fourth in the league with a .370 batting average...totaled a career-high 67 hits, 40 RBI and 12 home runs...ranked third in the league with a personal-best 146 strikeouts...led the team with 15 wins in the circle...tied for first in Horizon League contests with a .500 batting average...led the league with 35 conference hits...ranked second in league games with 25 runs and eight doubles...ranks eighth in the UIC single-season record book with 12 home runs and 10th with 37 appearances and 210.0 innings pitched...ranks in the UIC career record book in six of eight pitching categories...ranks seventh with 22 home runs and a .355 career batting average.

2007: Named Horizon League Co-Player of the Year...earned All-Horizon League First Team accolades... named Horizon League Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week...earned 2007 Horizon League All-Tournament team after allowing just three earned runs in 27.0 innings pitched (0.78 ERA) at the event...led the team and ranked fifth in the league with a career-high .391 batting average...totaled a season-best 61 hits, 14 doubles and 32 runs scored...ranked second in the league with 16 wins in the circle...posted a team-high 135 strikeouts and tossed a career-high 224.0 innings...fanned eight batters on three occasions and recorded five shutouts on the season.

2006: Horizon League Newcomer of the Year, All-Horizon League Second Team and All-Newcomer Team recipient...started in 57 games...batted .304 on the season, ranking third in the league...ranked second in the Horizon League with five homers...led the Flames with a 16-7 record in the circle, earning a 2.44 ERA...recorded 142 strikeouts...posted two shutouts and two saves...improved batting average to .339 in Horizon League games...earned Horizon League All-Tournament honors...batted .400 at tournament with two walk-off home runs...started in four of five tournament games, tossing a no-hitter against Cleveland State on May 13...named Pitcher of the Week on April 9...drilled first collegiate home run versus Dartmouth on March 17...recorded a season-best nine strikeouts against Butler on April 4.

Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner at St. Joseph's Academy in St. Louis, Mo...guided team to a 14-8 record in 2005...led St. Joseph's with 25 hits, 14 RBIs and a .439 batting average her senior year...recorded a 0.33 ERA, totaled 104.7 innings pitched and posted a 12-5 record in 2005...first team all-conference, second team all-state and first team all-metro as a senior...named first team all-conference and all-metro in 2004...member of the 18-and-Under Gold St. Louis Chaos squad...daughter of Mike and Mary Clynes...major is Pre-Pharmacy.

CAREER STATS

Year GP-GS AVG. AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB/A
2006 57-57 .304 184 32 56 12 1 5 25 27 20 2/2
2007 50-50 .391 156 32 61 14 1 5 137 99 244 0/0
2008 57-56 .370 181 43 67 14 1 12 40 36 12 0/0
2009 53-53 .333 177 49 59 16 2 6 29 34 14 7/14
Totals 217-216 .348 698 127 243 56 5 28 122 119 62 9/16

CAREER STATS - PITCHING

Year GP-GS ERA. W-L IP SV CG SH R ER H BB K
2006 26-19 2.44 16-7 169.1 2 11 2 65 59 139 15 142
2007 29-22 3.09 16-17 224.0 0 22 5 137 99 244 62 135
2008 37-30 3.70 15-18 210.0 1 20 7 123 111 206 65 146
2009 27-21 3.87 8-15 123.0 0 8 2 93 68 157 40 62
Totals 119-92 3.25 55-57 726.1 3 61 16 418 337 746 182 485
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