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Wanda Malone
Wanda  Malone

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ponder, Texas

High School:
Ponder HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
P

Experience:
1L

Bat/Throw:
R/R

2009: Named LSWA Pitcher of the Week (April 14) ... Made 22 appearances in the circle, including one start ... Recorded a 2-3 mark with a 2.01 earned run average and three saves ... Logged 45.1 innings of work allowing 43 hits and 13 walks ... Allowed 14 runs, 13 of them earned ... Struck out 35 ... Allowed only one home run in 45.1 innings of action ... In only her second career start, threw a 10-inning complete-game 1-0 shutout over No. 25 ranked Fresno State April 11 ... Allowed only two hits and one walk in the win over Fresno State ... Registered saves in wins over McNeese State, Stephen F. Austin and North Texas ...

2008: Named Academic all-WAC ... Made 23 appearances in the circle, including one start ... Recorded a 2-0 mark with a 3.02 earned run average and two saves ... Worked 41.2 innings while allowing 46 hits, 26 runs - 18 earned ... Struck out 24 while walking 13 ... Both wins and one save came during Tech's postseason run ... Picked up her first collegiate save against Utah State (April 19), allowing only three hits over 3.0 innings of action ... Registered her first collegiate win in a 3-2 upset of No. 10 ranked Fresno State (May 8) at the WAC Tournament, allowing two hits and two walks in 3.0 innings ... Came back in the WAC Tournament championship game and pitched a scoreless seventh to record a save ... Earned a win over Auburn in the NCAA Tournament May 16, allowing two hits in 3.0 innings as the Lady Techsters won 1-0 in 12 innings ...

High School: Lettered four years for coach Paige England Wells, a former Louisiana Tech softball All-American, at Ponder High School ... Pitched and played first base for the Lady Lions ... Helped lead Ponder three straight District 13-2A titles and three consecutive regional semifinal appearances ... Recorded a 13-5 mark and a 0.86 earned run average as a senior registering 250 strikeouts ... Posted a .429 batting average with 26 RBIs ... Named all-state as a junior and senior ... Named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association All-Star team ... Named all-district as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Named the District 13-2A MVP as a senior ... Named the Newcomer of the Year in District 12-2A as a freshman ... Four-time academic all-district ... Also lettered in cross country four years (regional finalist in 2007) and basketball two years ... Graduated seventh in her class and with the Community Service Award ... Was a Dare Role Model ... Selected for the National Young Leaders Conference in 2005 and 2006 ...

Personal: Full name is Wanda Sue Malone ... Daughter of Kathy and Sam Malone ... Has one brother, John, and one sister, Melissa ... Born Jan. 30, 1989, in Ft. Worth, Texas.

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