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Faith Sutton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stokes, N.C.

High School:
North Pitt

Last College:
North Carolina

Height:
5-9

Position:
Pitcher

B/T:
R/R


Junior Faith Sutton
Junior Faith Sutton throws a pitch against N.C. State April 13, 2011.

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As A Redshirt Junior (2011)
2011 Game-by-Game Statistics

As A Redshirt Sophomore (2010)
2010 Game-by-Game Statistics
Pitched 133.0 innings while making 28 appearances, including 23 starts ... Compiled a 13-7 record, a 2.16 earned run average and threw 14 complete games to go along with nine solo shutouts ... Struck out 109 batters while walking 33 ... Held opponents to a .210 batting average ... Earned first win at East Carolina against Morehead State (2/27) ... Picked up the first two shutouts of Pirate career against Seattle (3/6, 3/7), fanning 17 in the two contests ... Blanked rival N.C. State (4/14) on two hits while striking out five ... Recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts against UNC Wilmington (4/20) ... Earned the shutout win in game two at Memphis (5/8), the victory that clinched ECU's first Conference USA regular-season title ... During final four starts of the season, did not allow a run and surrendered 10 hits over the 27 innings pitched ... Combined with Toni Paisley to become the first pitching staff in Conference USA history to shut out opponents in three league series in a season. UCF, Southern Miss and Memphis were each shutout in all three games ... Finished the season ranked in C-USA's top 10 in nine categories, including fewest runs allowed (46/sixth), earned run average (seventh), opponent batting average (eighth), wins (ninth) and fewest hits allowed (102/ninth).

In 2009
Did not play due to NCAA transfer rules.

University of North Carolina (2008)
Went 5-2 for the Tar Heels while starting five games and appearing in seven more ... Threw a complete-game shutout and struck out 13 against N.C. Central (2/9) ... Followed up that effort with a two-hit shutout of the College of Charleston (2/16), striking out nine ... Pitched a total of 34 innings and struck out 50 batters while allowing just 11 walks ... Finished the year with a 2.06 earned run average.

North Pitt High School
Two-time 2A all-state honoree ... North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2A East Pitcher-of-the-Year selection on two occasions ... Named the 2A MVP of the 2006 state championship after not surrendering a run in leading team to the title ... Junior season, posted a 0.04 ERA after allowing only one earned run in 192 innings pitched ... Four-time team MVP ... Daily Reflector Pitcher-of-the-Year in 2006 and Co-Pitcher-of-the-Year in 2007 ... Also participated in volleyball and cross country.

Personal
Majoring in elementary education ... Daughter of Mike and Cheryl Sutton ... Played on Carolina Cardinals team that captured the 2006 ASA National Championship ... Had her number six retired at North Pitt High School.

Get to know the 2011 Pirate softball players

Question Answer
Most interesting thing I did this summer: Went offshore fishing for the first time
Phrase I over-text the most: OMG
The first pro sports event I attended was: A Boston Red Sox game
Favorite vacation spot: Key West, Fla.
Favorite movie: Sweet Home Alabama
Biggest DVR obsessions: One Tree Hill and Grey's Anatomy
I can't imagine going a week without: My cell phone
One thing about me that would surprise most people reading this: I like to go deer hunting
Biggest fear: Not succeeding
If I were a pirate, my name would be: Pearl
My routine on game day is: Always doing my hair with a ribbon tied in it before I leave home or the hotel. And, unlike Toni Paisley and her coffee, I have to have my Diet Mt. Dew.
Advice I would give to young girls who want to play softball: Hard work now pays off in the end.