2016 Louisiana Tech pitching preview
Lady Techsters looking for consecutive 30-win seasons
Lady Techsters wrap up fall action on Friday night against Harding
Lady Techsters host Bossier Parish CC Friday at 5:30 p.m.
Tutsch named Newcomer of the Year
2014: Named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team ... Named first team all-state by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Named the LSWA Pitcher of the Week (April 1) ... Named C-USA Player of the Week (Feb. 24) ... One of only two players to start all 52 games during the year ... Started games at first base, pitcher, right field and DP ... Batted .281 with 43 hits in 153 at bats ... Totaled 10 doubles, one triple and four home runs ... Scored 16 runs and drove in 34 runs ... Set a new LA Tech freshman single season RBI mark (34), breaking a 25-year-old record ... Was 3-of-4 in stolen bases ... Was 13-11 in the circle with a 3.43 earned run average ... Logged 140.2 IP allowing 134 hits and walking 56 ... Struck out 113 ... Led Tech with 12 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games ... Recorded her first collegiate home run in a loss to eventual WCWS participant Oklahoma ... Was 3-for-3 with a career-high 6 RBI in a win over Southern Miss ... Also pitched a complete-game, four-hit shutout over USM in that same game ... Recorded two hits (including first collegiate hit) in loss to Missouri Valley champion Wichita State ... Had three-hit games against South Dakota, Southeastern Louisiana and Southern Miss ... Had a three-run home run in win at Belmont ... Hit the game-winning two-run home run in the 7th in a 3-2 win at Stephen F. Austin ... Recorded a complete-game, four-hit shutout in win over Middle Tennessee ... Pitched a complete-game two-hitter in a win over Florida Atlantic ... Pitched a complete-game three-hit win over North Texas setting a career-high with seven strikeouts ...
High School: Lettered four years for coach Jeff Matthis at West Anchorage High School ... Helped lead the Eagles to the state softball championship in 2011 ... Named Alaska Gatorade Player of the Year in 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... Four-time all-region team ... Four-time all-state team ... Has played numerous positions in high school, including pitcher, catcher and shortstop ... As a senior she batted .842 with six home runs and 36 RBI along with a 1.474 slugging percentage ... As a senior she was 9-5 with a 1.61 ERA, recording 140 strikeouts in 87 innings ... Lettered in basketball four years, earning all-region honors as a junior ... Lettered in hockey three years, leading the program to the state title as a sophomore ... Named all-region and all-state defensive team as a freshman in hockey ... Lettered on the varsity track and field team three years ... Won the regional championship as a sophomore in the shot put and discus ... Earned an all-academic letter her first three years of high school ... Has been on the 4.0 honor roll five semesters ... Played travel ball for coach Stephanie Klaviter and Dave King on the Triple Crown Stars (Ft. Collins, Colorado) ...
Personal: Full name is Pauline Lisinia Ariel Tufi ... Daughter of Trevor and Rebecca Mason and Robert Tufi ... Has two sisters, Alexandra and Manuia ... Has two brothers, Elijah and Carmelo ... Born May 4, 1995 in Anchorage, Alaska.