2012: Pitched in 39 games with a team-best 33 starts ... Led the Rebels with 206.0 innings pitched and 136 strikeouts ... Ranked seventh in the SEC innings pitched and tenth in wins and strikeouts ... Tossed 14 complete games ... Recorded 18 hits in 82 at-bats ... Tossed first career no-hitter versus Arkansas-Pine Bluff (5/1) ... Retired 15-of-16 batters she faced and was only a third-inning walk shy of a perfect game ... Stuck out six and allowed no runs in 5.0 innings of work ... Tossed a complete-game, two-hit shutout at No. 23 LSU (4/22) ... Struck out five batters in 7.0 innings pitched giving up only two hits and one run versus No. 24 Auburn (4/1) ... Took a no-hitter into the fifth versus No. 11 Georgia (3/25) ... Pitched 7.0 innings and only allowed two unearned runs on four hits while striking out five against Colorado State (3/10) ... Tossed a shutout and only allowed two hits while striking out four in a win in the first game of a doubleheader at Arkansas (3/7) ... Struck out a season-high 12 batters in complete-game win versus Belmont (3/4) ... Pitched 5.0 innings and only allowed two hits on no runs while striking out three against Stephen F. Austin (2/11) ... Went 1-for-2 and scored a run against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (5/1) ... Doubled and knocked in a run versus No. 11 Georgia (3/23) ... Hit a two-run homer against Texas-San Antonio (2/24) ... Homered, doubled and tied a career-high with four RBI versus Belmont (2/19) ... Collected four RBI and scored a run in a doubleheader against Stephen F. Austin (2/11).
2011: Pitched in 37 games with team-best 26 starts ... Led the squad with 125.1 innings pitched and 131 strikeouts ... Tossed five complete games ... Totaled nine hits in 55 at-bats on the season ... Went 1-for-3 with an RBI versus No. 5 Alabama (5/8) ... Struck out six batters in 6.0 innings pitched while only allowing five hits and three runs at No. 4 Georgia (4/17) ... Struck out five batters in 4.0 innings pitched and only gave up two runs on four hits versus No. 8 Tennessee (4/8) ... Went 2-for-2 and walked once at South Carolina (3/13) ... Struck out a season-high 11 batters in 7.0 innings pitched in complete game effort versus UTEP (3/6) ... Pitched eight innings and only allowed three runs on two hits while also striking out nine versus Alcorn State (3/1) ... Had nine strikeouts versus Mississippi Valley (2/22) ... Registered an RBI versus No. 25 DePaul (2/18) ... Posted an RBI double versus No. 14 Oregon (2/11) ... Pitched 7.0 innings and only allowed five hits and three runs versus San Jose State (2/10) ... Also went 1-for-3 and scored a run.
Community College: Earned second team All-America and first team All-Region VII honors as she helped lead Chattanooga State to the NJCAA Women's College World Series in 2010 ... Led the junior college ranks with 21 home runs last season ... Also recorded a .429 batting average and 77 RBI ... Posted a 23-5 mark with a 0.99 ERA and 225 strikeouts in 162.2 innings as a pitcher last year.
High School: Was named to the Walker/Catoosa County Dream Team all four years of high school ... Named to the Chattanooga Times Free Press first team All-Area her final three years and second team as a freshman ... Played in the Tennessee/Georgia All-Star game and was the named Georgia MVP ... Also competed in basketball. Club Team: Played for the Chattanooga Fillys and won the NSA Nationals in 2005.
Personal: Full name is Kendall Erin Bruning ... Born August 16, 1990 ... Daughter of Kim and Billy Bruning ... Majoring in Liberal Studies ... Participates in Reading with the Rebels and volunteers with the Humane Society ... Enjoys riding horses.
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