Kylie Sparks

3 Kylie Sparks
3 Kylie Sparks
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kirkland, Wash.
High School: Juanita
Position: P

2012: Appeared in 20 games with 10 starts in the circle ... Went 4-8 with a 5.48 ERA to go along with 34 strikeouts and 67.2 innings pitched ... Tossed six complete gamess with one save ... Had a complete game victory against Long Beach State (2/29), giving up four runs and fanning two ... Threw a complete game win while giving up three hits with one earned run at Hofstra (3/18) ... Had five strikeouts at Albany (3/31) ... Picked up a save while working two innings of no-hit ball against UMBC (4/28) ... Had a complete game victory over Hartford while striking out five and giving up just one earned run (5/5) ... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2011: America East Honor Roll...Started 14 of the 27 games she appeared in...posted a 5-5 record on the season with a 3.67 ERA...Recorded two saves and pitched three complete games for the Black Bears...Threw a total of 89.2 innings while tallying 36 strikeouts...Threw a complete game against Tennessee State (2/19), giving up eight hits and one earned run while striking out five...Picthed an eight-inning complete game against Western Michigan (3/1), allowing only one earned run and striking out four...Threw a season high six K's against College of Charleston (3/5) through six innings...Posted her third complete game in a four-hit shutout performance at St. Joseph's (4/27), striking out three batters on 75 pitches.

PREP: Played for Juanita High School in Kirkland, Wash... Played for head coach Kristian Dahl... Hit .421 and posted a 1.73 ERA her senior year... Named team MVP and All-King County First Team... Team was King County Champions in 2009 and 2010... Finished third in state in 2010... Selected team captain twice and lettered three teams... Hit over .300 her sophomore and junior seasons and posted a sub-2.00 ERA both seasons... Named team and League MVP her junior season after posting a 0.83 ERA.

PERSONAL: Born Kylie Johanna Sparks on August, 12th in Kirkland, Wash... Daughter of Gary and Julie Sparks... Hobbies include interior design, cooking and beach volleyball... Would want Jennifer Aniston to play her in a movie... Favorite place on-campus is the Memorial Union... Chose UMaine because she loved the people and the campus.

MAJOR: Psychology

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