Heads into senior campaign holding almost every single-season and career pitching mark in Red Raider history … Set new single-season strikeout record with 283, eclipsing her own mark of 273 from 1999 … Also set single-season saves mark in 6-5 victory over Missouri (4/23/00), with second save of season … Struck out Tech single-game record 15 batters versus Texas A&M - Corpus Christi (3/4/00), breaking her old mark of 13 … Threw four no-hitters in 2000, including three in a span of 11 games.
2000 SEASON - Named First Team All-Big 12 and Second Team All-Midwest Region after winning 15 games and posting a 1.35 ERA … Her 269.0 innings were the most for any conference pitcher … Named tournament MVP at TAMU-Corpus Christi "Bash by the Bay" … Also named to all-tournament squads at Paradise Classic (Honolulu, Hawaii), Troy Cox Classic (Las Cruces, N.M.) and Red Raider Invitational … Compiled eight double-digit strikeout games, including a pair against arch-rival Texas … Struck out 13 batters against then 19th-ranked Texas (2/12) at Paradise Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii … Collected a dozen strikeouts versus Texas (5/11) in opening game of Big 12 Tournament … Had 12 strikeouts versus Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3/3), then came back the next day and set new Tech single-game record with 15 strikeouts against TAMU-Corpus Christi … The 15-strikeout performance was also a no-hitter for Renfro, the second of four during the 2000 campaign … Tossed first no-hitter of season versus Illinois-Chicago (2/25) during Troy Cox Classic at Las Cruces, N.M. … Struck out 11 against UIC in a 2-0 loss, allowing two unearned runs … Second no-hitter came eight days later against TAMU-Corpus Christi (3/4) in 2-0 victory … One week later tossed third no-hitter, this one coming during Bulldog Classic in Fresno, Calif., versus Mississippi (3/11) … Struck out seven Lady Rebels in 1-0 victory … Collected 283 strikeouts during the campaign, a new single-season record, against only 57 walks in 269.0 innings pitched … Allowed double-digit hits in a contest only twice during season, with New Mexico (2/6) collecting 10 and top-ranked UCLA (3/10) collecting 11 … Only three times did she allow more than four runs in a contest, seven to UCLA (3/10), six to Oklahoma State (3/26) and five to Oklahoma (4/15) … Lost first four decisions of season and never pulled more than two games from the .500 mark the rest of the campaign … Won four of five decisions between Feb. 26 and March 4 to lift her record to 5-7 … Pitched 10 or more innings in a game three times, going 10.0 innings versus New Mexico State (3/18) and San Diego State (3/19), and 11.0 innings against Nebraska (4/2) in Tech's longest game of season … Ranked first in Big 12 in innings pitched (269.0), appearances (46), starts (36), strikeouts (283) and complete games (34), and tied for first in batting average against (.189) … Ranked second in conference in ERA (1.35) and third in strikeouts per seven innings (7.36) … Tied for second in conference in saves (3), tied for third in shutouts (8), and tied for eighth in wins (15) … In Big 12 games only, logged most innings pitched (91.2), fourth in strikeouts (68), tied for second in saves (1), tied for fourth in shutouts (2) and wins (6), and tied for fifth in batting average against (.200) … Appeared in most conference games (17) and tied for most starts (12), first in complete games (10), and fifth in ERA (1.37) and strikeouts per seven innings (5.19) … Collected most strikeouts in her three games during conference tournament (22) … Named Big 12 Player of the Week twice during season … Set a school-record with 15 strikeouts versus TAMU-Corpus Christi and went 3-1 with 0.00 ERA in 27.1 innings to earn honor for week of March 7 … Had 44 strikeouts with just three walks, tossed no-hitter against TAMU-Corpus Christi and was named MVP of the "Bash by the Bay" in earning honor … Second player of the week award came April 11 after tossing fourth no-hitter of season versus Kansas … Pitched 12 scoreless innings for week … Collected career-high 44 at-bats during junior campaign, including first career two-RBI game at Kansas (4/8).
1999 SEASON - Set Texas Tech school record for innings pitched with 305.2 on the season ... Voted to NCAA Fresno Regional all-tournament team ... Tossed a perfect game against South Carolina in a 1-0 shutout of the Gamecocks to lead Texas Tech to its first-ever NCAA tournament victory ... Posted 21-20 record with 273 strikeouts ... Threw eight shutouts on the season in 50 appearances while throwing 40 complete games … Started 42 games, pitching six innings or longer in 40 of her 50 appearances on the season … Threw complete-game shutout in season-opener versus New Mexico (2/6) … Struck out 12 in complete-game two-hitter against Nicholls State (2/13) … Had 11 strikeouts versus Oklahoma State (2/14) and no walks … Suffered tough 1-0 loss to Stanford (2/18), allowing one earned run on six hits … Pitched 8.2 innings versus Long Beach State (2/19), allowing one earned run on six hits with six strikeouts in another tough 1-0 loss … Stanford and LBSU losses came in San Diego State Tournament … Reeled off four straight victories, three coming at end of San Diego State Tournament … Had complete-game wins over Sacramento State (2/20), San Diego State (2/20) and Cal State-Fullerton (2/21), striking out 18 batters and allowing just six runs in the three games … Fourth consecutive victory came in 10-inning performance against New Mexico, running her season record to 7-5 … The Cal State-Fullerton game marked a period of 14 consecutive starts where she pitched six or more innings, compiling just over 100 innings in the 14 appearances … Threw nine innings, allowing one earned run with nine strikeouts against Kansas (3/5) … Struck out 10 in three-hit, complete-game shutout of Iowa (3/12) … Threw five straight complete games from 3/12-15 at San Jose State Tournament, allowing just one earned run in 35 innings with 37 strikeouts … Gave up just 16 hits during that stretch, posting wins over Iowa, San Jose State, and twice versus Pacific, and suffering a 1-0 loss to California … Had 10 strikeouts in just five innings against Texas Lutheran (3/28) in one-hit shutout … Tossed 10.1 innings versus Texas (5/14) in Big 12 Tournament, allowing four hits and one run with nine strikeouts in 1-0 loss … Threw perfect game in opening contest for Tech in NCAA Regional at Fresno, Calif., against South Carolina (5/20) … Tossed three-hit shutout with six strikeouts in win over Pacific (5/21) in regional, her third victory over Pacific during season … Tied for first in regional for strikeouts (19), appearances (4), wins (2), first in starts (4), and second in innings pitched (26.0) and opposing batting average (.125) … Finished season ranked first in conference in innings pitched (305.2) and appearances (50), and second in strikeouts (273).
1998 SEASON - Named to All-Big 12 first team as freshman ... Selected Big 12 Pitcher of the Week twice during season … Led Red Raiders pitching squad with 23-13 record ... Started 36 games with 34 complete games ... Struck out then school-record 249 batters in 41 appearances with 13 shutouts ... Tallied season ERA of 1.25 … Held opponents to .211 batting average ... Pitched in then school-record 256.2 innings ... Threw complete game shutout in first collegiate contest, blanking New Mexico (2/7) in 1-0 victory with six strikeouts in University of New Mexico Tournament in Albuquerque … Beat Lobos again next day in eight-inning game, striking our four and allowing six runs, one earned … Won again in next start versus Southwest Texas State (2/16), a complete-game one-hit shutout with seven strikeouts to push her record to 3-0 on season … Pitched five-inning complete-game two-hit shutout against Eastern New Mexico (2/18) with eight strikeouts to move to 4-0 on year … Pitched six innings in first game of twinbill versus Florida (2/20) in University of Florida Invitational in Gainesville, allowing two runs on eight hits with four strikeouts, her first loss of campaign … Came back in second game of doubleheader against the Gators, giving up two runs, one earned, with seven strikeouts in 2-1 loss … Pitched complete-game four-hit shutout with seven strikeouts versus Abilene Christian (2/24) to push her record to 5-2 on season … Threw complete-game versus Alabama (2/27), giving up one run on two hits with 12 strikeouts in 2-1 victory at University of Alabama Tournament in Tuscaloosa … Pitched five innings against Eastern Kentucky (2/28), allowing one run on three hits with five strikeouts … Allowed no runs on four hits with 13 strikeouts in 4-0 win over Tennessee-Chattanooga (2/28) … Defeated Northern Illinois (3/1) with complete-game, two-hit shutout, striking out eight in 4-0 victory … Struck out seven in six innings, giving up one unearned run on two hits against Eastern New Mexico (3/4), pushing her season record to 9-2 … Gave up 10 runs, eight earned, on 12 hits with six strikeouts in loss to Arizona (3/7) in University of Arizona Tournament in Tucson … After Arizona loss, her earned run average rose above 1.00 for first time of season … Defeated Oklahoma 1-0 with two-hit, complete-game shutout with five strikeouts … Beat San Diego State (3/8) with complete game, allowing two runs, one earned, on five hits with six strikeouts … Lost to Southwestern Louisiana (3/12) (Louisiana-Lafayette), allowing four hits and two runs with five strikeouts, moving her record to 11-4 … Defeated Bowling Green (3/13) 4-0 with three-hit, complete-game shutout, striking out 13 … Pitched five-inning complete-game shutout against St. Mary's (3/17), allowing three hits and striking out five … Threw two innings in second game against St. Mary's, striking out five … Defeated San Jose State (3/18) with three-hit complete-game shutout with nine strikeouts, upping her season mark to 14-4 … Allowed four runs on nine hits in six innings versus Santa Clara (3/20), striking out nine in 4-3 loss … Gave up two runs, one earned, on five hits and struck out five in 2-0 loss to Stanford (3/21) … Threw complete-game three-hitter in opening conference game at Kansas (3/28), allowing one run and striking out 11 … Pitched 2.1 innings of relief in second game of doubleheader against the Jayhawks … Defeated Missouri (3/29) on road with two-hit, complete-game shutout, striking out five in 1-0 victory … Pitched nine innings in a 10-inning win in second game against Missouri, allowing eight hits and one run … Struck out five in two innings of work at Abilene Christian (4/1) … Pitched eight innings, allowing eight runs and 13 hits with season-high four walks against Oklahoma State (4/4) … Allowed 13 hits versus Oklahoma (4/5) and six runs, one earned, in 6-1 loss, moving her season record to 17-8 … Threw complete-game four-hitter with 12 strikeouts in first game of twinbill against Nebraska (4/10) … Gave up six runs in second game of doubleheader against the Cornhuskers, striking out seven, running her record to 17-10 … Pitched both ends of doubleheader versus Iowa State (4/11), allowing five hits and one run with seven strikeouts in first game, a 2-1 victory … Shutout the Cyclones in second game on three-hitter … Threw complete-game, two-hit shutout against Baylor (4/18), striking out seven … Threw 5.1 innings in second game versus the Bears, allowing four runs, two earned, on seven hits with five strikeouts … Defeated Texas A&M (4/25) on road, giving up one run on three hits with seven strikeouts … Picked up win in relief against the Aggies in second game, throwing two scoreless innings … Took loss at Texas (4/26), allowing one unearned run on one hit in complete-game with seven strikeouts … Lost to Oklahoma State (5/1) in opening game of Big 12 Tournament, allowing one run on five hits in 1-0 defeat … Came back same day to defeat Iowa State, tossing complete-game four-hitter, giving up one unearned run … Suffered loss to Texas (5/2) to eliminate Tech from tournament, allowing three runs on five hits with four strikeouts … Ended year 8-5 in Big 12 play with 1.54 ERA … Tossed 95.2 conference innings, striking out 79 in 15 appearances, 12 starts, with 11 complete games and three shutouts … Allowed a .206 batting average in Big 12 games.
HIGH SCHOOL - 1998 graduate of Lutheran High School in Houston, Texas … Team finished as TAPPS 5A State Champions in 1996 and 1997 ... Were state runners-up in 1994 and 1995 ... Voted all-district four consecutive years ... Four-year all-state selection ... Named MVP twice ... All-State tournament team selection four straight years ... Selected number one player in TAPPS 5A once ... 1994 team finished fourth at AFA Nationals ... In 1995 were regional champions and placed third in AFA nationals ... Finished fifth in ASA Nationals ... In 1996 team was 17th at ASA Gold Nationals ... 1997 team was third in AFA Nationals and ninth in ASA Gold Nationals ... Named third-team All-American in 1997 for ASA 18-under Gold Nationals ... Also played volleyball and basketball ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Recipient of Principals' Award ... Received Student of the Month honor all four years in high school.
PERSONAL - Full name is Amanda Michelle Renfro ... Born April 2, 1979, in Houston, Texas ... Daughter of Michael and Connie Renfro … Has one sister, Marci … Human Development and Family Studies major.
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