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NOTING NYE: Ranks third in school history in wins and strikeouts after just three seasons ... Holds the Ole Miss record with six career saves ... Ranks second on the career list in innings pitched and fifth in complete games ... Set a school record with a .206 opponent's batting average in 2008.
2009: Appeared in 41 games with 28 starts ... Posted a 15-19 record with one save ... The 15 wins is tied for the second most in school history ... Led the team with 140 strikeouts in 230.0 innings pitched ... The 230.0 innings pitched in the second most in a single season in school history and the 140 K's ranks sixth on the Rebel single-season list ... Also posted 22 complete games which ranks fourth all time ... Led the squad with three shutouts and a .230 opponent's batting average ... Picked up the win in relief against No. 12 Tennessee after pitching the final 6.2 innings and allowing only two runs while striking out five (4/19) ... Earned the complete-game win versus Southern Miss after giving up only two earned runs and fanning a season-best eight batters (4/14) ... Only allowed one run and struck out three in a complete-game victory at Kentucky (4/4) ... Allowed only one hit and no runs in 5.0 innings of relief to pick up a win against Mississippi State (4/1) ... Gave up only two runs and tied a career high with 10.0 innings in a complete-game victory over No. 17 LSU (3/24) ... Picked up a win after pitching the final 2.1 innings in relief and allowing no hits at South Carolina (3/18) ... Pitched a complete game and only gave up one run versus No. 1 Florida (3/14) ... Struck out six in 7.0 innings of work and picked up the win against North Florida (2/27) ... Tossed a complete-game shutout and struck out three versus Cal State-Fullerton (2/21) ... Allowed just one earned run in 8.0 innings of work to pick up the win against BYU (2/19) ... Struck out five in a shutout of Texas-San Antonio (2/13) ... Picked up both wins in the Rebels' series win at No. 9 Louisiana-Lafayette ... Tied a career high with 10.0 innings of work and struck out four in a shutout of the Cajuns (2/8) ... Gave up two earned runs in a complete-game win at Louisiana-Lafayette (2/7).
2008: Appeared in 37 games with 18 starts ... Posted a 12-11 record with two saves to lead the team in both categories ... The 12 wins is tied for the third most in a single season in school history ... Led the team with 121 strikeouts in 165.2 innings ... Her 121 K's were the eighth most in school history ... Pitched 14 complete games and four shutouts ... Also pitched in a combined shutout ... Set a school record with a .206 opponent's batting average ... Pitched a complete-game shutout and only allowed two hits against South Carolina (4/26) ... Allowed no earned runs and struck out three in 7.0 innings in a win at Arkansas (4/20) ... Picked up two wins in back-to-back complete games at No. 12 LSU ... Only allowed one run and struck out six in 14.0 innings of work in the two games ... Struck out seven and only allowed one run in 7.0 innings of work against Kentucky (4/5) ... Fanned nine batters in a complete-game effort against No. 21 Mississippi State (3/22) ... Allowed only one hit in a complete-game shutout victory over Louisville (2/23) ... Struck out a season-high 10 batters and only allowed two hits in a complete-game win against Florida A&M (2/17).
2007: Appeared in 33 games for Ole Miss with 22 starts ... Posted a 5-17 record with three saves ... Pitched 12 complete games with two shutouts ... Also pitched in one combined shutout ... Led the team with 117 K's in 149.0 innings ... Her three saves in 2007 is the second-most in a single season in Ole Miss history ... She also ranks third in school history for strikeouts by a freshman ... Picked up the victory after pitching a complete-game shutout of Birmingham-Southern (5/1) ... Notched a pair of victories in two complete games versus Arkansas (4/14-15), she struck out 22 batters over the two starts and only gave up four hits ... Pitched 4.0 scoreless innings and struck out four in the victory over No. 19 Florida (3/31) ... Gave up four runs in a complete-game victory over Kentucky (3/24) ... Earned her first collegiate win in a 5.0 inning effort against SE Missouri State (3/21) ... Pitched 2.0 innings and struck out three to pick up the save over Auburn (3/17) ... Notched her second save after striking out two in one inning of work against Kennesaw State (3/2) ... Recorded her first collegiate save against Purdue (2/17).
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time TGCA All-State selection for Debbie Evans' McKinney North High School team ... As a senior, earned Dallas Morning News District Pitcher of the Year honors while compiling a 21-6 record, with a 0.42 ERA, 286 strikeouts, 11 shutouts and four no-hitters ... Winning pitcher for the All-State All-Star team ... Helped the Lady Bulldogs to the Region Finals ... As a junior, picked up District Pitcher of the Year honors with a 16-2 record, 213 K's and two no-hitters, including a perfect game ... Recognized as District MVP as a sophomore ... Also lettered in volleyball, basketball and tennis.
CLUB TEAM: Played for the Eagle Express and alongside fellow Ole Miss Rebels Alyssa McGovern, Aly Presswood and Amber Tramp on the Wicked club team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Rebecca Jean Nye ... Born September 19, 1988 ... Daughter of Bill and Debbie Nye ... Majoring in marketing communications ... Made the Dean's Honor Roll in Spring 2007 and the UMAA Honor Roll in Fall 2009 ... Father, mother and sisters played college athletics ... Uncle, Don Smerek, played for the Dallas Cowboys ... Favorite class is public relations ... Favorite dessert is Laffy Taffy ... Says most impressive thing about Coach Dickerson is "her drive" ... To get psyched up for a game she always "listens to the 'Any Given Sunday' speech" ... Says if she wasn't playing softball she would be a novelist ... Would live in Australia if she could live anywhere in the world ... Says she is better than anyone else at board games ... Chose Ole Miss because of "friends and the atmosphere".
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