19  Toni Paisley
Toni Paisley


Lakewood, Calif.

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Senior Toni Paisley
Senior Toni Paisley throws a pitch versus Maryland in the 2011 NCAA College Park Regional May 20, 2011.

2010 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-America Third Team
2009-10 C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Year
2009-10 First Team All-C-USA
2009-10 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-Region Team
2007, 2010 NCCSIA All-State

2010 Preseason Conference USA Pitcher-of-the-Year
2009 C-USA Co-Female Athlete-of-the-Year
2009 Preseason All-C-USA
2007 C-USA Freshman-of-the-Year
2007 Second Team All-C-USA
2007 C-USA All-Freshman Team
2007 C-USA All-Tournament Team

C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Week (4/23/07; 2/9, 2/23, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/13 and 4/20/09; 3/1, 3/15, 3/30, 4/5, 4/19, 5/4 and 5/10/10)

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As A Redshirt Senior (2011)
2011 Game-by-Game Statistics
Capped record-breaking career by becoming Conference USA's all-time leader in victories (118), strikeouts (1,290), shutouts (57), innings pitched (1,088.0) and appearances (183) ... Ranks 17th on the NCAA Division I all-time whiff list and 18th on the career wins chart ... Was a Top 25 Finalist for the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America's 2011 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Award and a top-30 candidate for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award ... Named to the C-USA All-Academic Team for the second-straight year and added Capital One Academic All-District 3 Second Team honors ... Selected as the Conference USA Pitcher-of-the-Year for the third-straight season, joining Houston's Angel Shamblin (2006-08) as the only hurlers in league history to take home the top award in three consecutive campaigns ... Earned third career Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-Region Team, First-Team All-Conference USA and North Carolina College Sports Information Association All-State Team selections ... Broke her own East Carolina single-season record with 396 strikeouts ... Finished the year with a 32-13 record, the third most wins in a year in program history ... Tossed 16 solo shutouts, the third-highest total in Division I ... Finished the season ranked fourth in the NCAA in earned run average (1.03), fifth in strikeouts, sixth in victories, 15th in hits allowed per seven innings (4.2), 19th in walks allowed per seven innings (1.27) and 25th in strikeouts per seven innings (8.8) ... Posted a 0.59 ERA during 32 victories and a 0.85 earned run average over final 22 starts ... Named to the Conference USA All-Tournament team after going 3-0 with a 0.67 ERA and 21 strikeouts during the event ... During the league campaign, went 12-5 with a 0.90 earned run average and 162 strikeouts while yielding only 21 walks and 73 hits in 124.0 innings pitched ... Held opponents to a .170 batting average, including a .116 mark in two-strike counts ... Threw sixth career no-hitter, at Southern Miss (4/2), the second most in C-USA history ... Struck out career-high 16 batters against Tulsa (10 innings/3/26) and UTEP (seven innings/4/22) ... 10 strikeouts versus Memphis (5/12) was 51st career game fanning 10 or more.

As A Redshirt Junior (2010)
2010 Game-by-Game Statistics
Repeated as the Conference USA Pitcher-of-the-Year, First-Team All-C-USA member and Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-Region Team selection ... Added Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-America Third Team honors after posting a 31-11 mark with an East Carolina single-season record 356 strikeouts ... Became the third All-America selection in program history ... Named Most Valuable Player of the Conference USA Tournament after going 3-0 and striking out 20 while leading the Pirates to their first league tournament title ... Selected to the North Carolina College Sports Information Association All-State Team for the second time ... Seven league pitcher-of-the-week honors tied the mark she reached in 2009 and shares with Southern Miss' Courtney Blades (2000) for the most in a season ... Recorded 22 solo shutouts, the second-highest total in the nation ... Finished the season ranked fourth in the NCAA in earned run average (1.09), 10th in strikeouts, 11th in hits allowed per seven innings (3.89), 14th in victories and 30th in strikeouts per seven innings (9.00) ... In C-USA games, went 13-2 with a 0.52 ERA, allowing just eight earned runs in 107.2 innings ... Threw 12 solo or combined shutouts and struck out 133 while walking only 20 in league play ... Combined with Faith Sutton 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 shut out in all three games ... Led C-USA in seven categories: victories, earned run average, strikeouts, batters struck out looking (96), innings pitched (277.0), appearances (48) and games started (39) ... Enters final campaign ranked second in Conference USA career strikeouts (894) and fourth in wins (86) ... Held opponents to a .159 batting average, including a .120 mark with two strikes ... Had 16 games striking out 10 or more batters ... Tied career high with 15 strikeouts against UTEP (4/18) ... From May 1-13 threw seven-straight shutouts ... Fanned 10 in leading the Pirates to a 1-0 upset of No. 12 Texas at the NCAA Austin Regional (5/21), putting ECU in its first ever regional championship.

As A Redshirt Sophomore (2009)
2009 Game-by-Game Statistics
Rebounded from injury to earn numerous honors, including Conference USA Co-Female Athlete-of-the-Year, C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Year, First-Team All-C-USA and Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-Region Team ... Became the first Pirate to be named the league athlete-of-the-year and only the second softball player in C-USA history to earn the honor ... Tied Southern Miss' Courtney Blades (2000) for the most-ever Conference USA Pitcher-of-the-Week honors with seven ... Finished the season ranked seventh in the NCAA in victories (30), 11th in earned run average (1.22), 16th in strikeouts (297) and 26th in saves (3) ... Led the league in seven categories: victories, earned run average, strikeouts, saves, batters struck out looking (92), innings pitched (270.2) and opponent batting average (.177) ... Struck out a career-high tying 15 against Indiana (2/22) ... Second career perfect game against Georgetown (3/10) tied her for the most in a career in Conference USA history ... Later that week, no-hit Southern Miss (3/14) ... As a batter, drove in the game-winning runs at N.C. State (3/18) and against UCF (3/29) ... Produced RBI in two of four chances with a runner on third and less than two outs ... Hit first home run of career against UCF (3/28).

As A Sophomore (2008)
2008 Game-by-Game Statistics
Appeared in seven games in the circle before suffering a season-ending injury ... Had a 4-1 record, 1.96 ERA and 30 strikeouts prior to injury.

As A Freshman (2007)
2007 Game-by-Game Statistics
Garnered a multitude of honors, including Conference USA Freshman-of-the-Year, C-USA All-Freshman Team, C-USA Second Team, C-USA All-Tournament Team and North Carolina College Sports Information Association All-State ... Named C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Week (4/23) ... Threw a perfect game against Binghamton (3/3) in a 10-0 victory, the only perfect game in C-USA in 2007 ... Followed up perfect game with a no-hitter in game two of a doubleheader sweep against UNC Greensboro (3/22) ... Ranked nationally in ERA (45th/1.57), strikeouts per seven innings (57th/7.7) and victories (46th/21) ... Tallied a career-high 15 strikeouts against UNC Wilmington (4/17), the fourth-highest total for a single game in C-USA ... Led the Pirate pitching staff in ERA, opponent batting average (.192), wins, innings pitched (191.1), strikeouts (211) and appearances (34) ... Ranked among the conference leaders in fewest runs allowed (2nd/46), ERA (4th), opponent batting average (4th), innings pitched (5th), strikeouts (5th) and wins (4th) ... Led C-USA freshman pitchers in every category except opposing batting average (2nd) ... Posted 12 shutouts on the year, the ninth-most for an entire career in ECU history ... Compiled a record of 21-5 for a winning percentage of .808, the third-highest single-season mark in school history ... 211 strikeouts were the sixth-most in a single season at ECU.

Lakewood High School
Received four varsity letters ... Was an All-California Interscholastic Federation Pitcher selection and an All-Moore League Pitcher/Player as a senior ... Served as a team captain ... Coached by Andy Miromontes ... Received merit scholars award for two years.

Graduated in May 2010 with a bachelor's of social work and is pursuing a second bachelor's degree ... Daughter of Mike and Robin Paisley ... Has one brother (Michael).

Get to know the 2011 Pirate softball players

Question Answer
Most interesting thing I did last summer: Went to Las Vegas for the Fourth of July with my mom and best friend
Favorite food I should never eat, but do: Any type of dessert you can name, I'll eat it.
Favorite vacation spot: Any place with a crowded city surrounded by water and great temperatures
Favorite place on campus: I'm rarely on campus, but when I am you can find me at Starbucks.
Phrase I over-text the most: hahahahahahaha
Award I would most like to win: VMA (Video Music Award)
Dream car: BMW 745 - white with peanut butter leather interior
Dream job: Working up close and personal with gangs and inmates
I wish I: Could rap, better than I already do, that is
Biggest fear: Taking life too seriously
My routine on game day is: I have to eat a great, full-course breakfast with two cups of coffee. I wear the same very special necklace every game. Once at the field, my catcher and I always put on our eye black before we warm up. After that, I look like I drank four Red Bulls because I can't stop bouncing around.
Advice I would give to young girls who want to play softball: Never fear your opponent