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Paige Lowary
Player Profile:
Paige Lowary 2899043
Position: Left Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Dallas Center, Iowa
High School: Dallas Center-Grimes HS
Other College: Missouri
Season ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO AVG WP HBP
2015* 3.40 18-7 37 26 6 0/3 4 162.2 152 97 79 78 164 .244 17 15
2016* 3.25 25-8 44 31 16 4/3 2 198.0 186 110 92 103 151 .245 25 19
2017 1.53 16-3 43 16 4 1/8 11 146.2 84 40 32 33 122 .163 14 9
TOTAL 2.80 59-18 124 73 26 5/14 17 507.1 422 247 203 214 437 .222 56 43

* - Played at Missouri

Career
Named to 2017 WCWS All-Tournament Team ... 2017 All-Big 12 First Team honoree ... Big 12 Pitcher of the Week (4/11/17) ... Two-time SEC Pitcher of the Week (March 14-20, 2016 and Feb. 16-22, 2015) and SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (April 20-26, 2015) ... 2015 Freshman All-SEC ... 2014-15 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Member of 2016 USA Softball Women's Elite Team, 2015 USA Softball Junior Women's National Team and 2015 USA Softball Women's Elite Team

Record Book
Holds the Oklahoma record for career saves with 11

2017 (Junior at Oklahoma)
Appeared in 43 games with 16 starts ... led the team in opponents' average, saves and relief appearances (27) ... had more saves (11) than any team total in program history and set the Big 12 single-season saves record ... ranked sixth in OU history in opponent average (.163) and ninth in WHIP (0.80) ... led the nation in saves and finished 11th in hits per 7 IP (4.01) and 34th in ERA ... posted an ERA of 0.77 in 10 postseason appearances (36.1 IP) and an ERA of 0.88 with three saves in five WCWS apperances (16.0).... set career high in IP with 10.1 and struck out seven with just two runs allowed in Game One of WCWS Championship Series vs. Florida (6/5) ... threw 8.1 IP in relief to earn the win in Norman Regional vs. Tulsa (5/21) ... threw 4.1 IP with a walk and 3 strikeouts to get the win while combining with Nicole Mendes on a no-hitter at Oklahoma State (5/6) ... tossed a two-hit shutout against DePaul with two strikeouts and no walks (3/18) ... struck out career-high 11 on career-high 168 pitches in OU debut vs. Auburn (2/11)

2016 (Sophomore at Missouri)
Appeared in 44 games with 31 starts in the circle for Missouri ... her 151 strikeouts ranked 10th in SEC / Top 90 in NCAA, 25 victories ranked tied for second in SEC, 198.0 innings pitched ranked fifth in SEC and 44 appearances and 31 starts ranked sixth in SEC ... in SEC play, her 10 wins ranked 3rd, 91.2 innings pitched ranked 4th and 61 strikeouts ranked 7th ... in NCAA Regional, went 3-0 with three complete game shutouts and allowed only seven hits (.127 BAA) with 13 strikeouts in 16.0 innings pitched

2015 (Freshman at Missouri)
Appeared in 37 games, making 26 starts ... named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (April 20-26) after going 3-0 in the circle with 24 Ks in 21.0 IP in four games vs. Missouri State, Iowa and LSU ... won her then-ninth consecutive start vs. Lipscomb (March 13), fanning a season-high 10 batters ... in Mizzou and NCAA debut, went 2-0 at Dot Richardson Tournament, allowing two runs (one earned) in 12.1 IP with 15 strikeouts

High School
Two-time Gatorade Iowa Softball Player of the Year for 2012 and 2013 at Dallas Center-Grimes ... earned first team all-conference and all-district recognition every season of her career ... finished her career by leading her team to consecutive Iowa Class 4A State Championships ... left DC-G with school career records in games played (206), wins (124), career ERA (0.69), strikeouts (1,415), opponent batting average (.112) and innings pitched (923) and also set program career marks for hits (253), doubles (60) and total bases (403)

Personal
Daughter of Kevin and Shelly Lowary ... has one older brother, Craig, and a younger sister, Rachel ... majoring in sociology

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