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Career Records at Penn
1st all-time strikeouts (643)
1st all-time wins (64)
1st all-time starts (103)
1st all-time complete games (79)
1st all-time innings pitched (680.2)
1st all-time shutouts (19)
2nd all-time ERA (2.30)

Career Records in the Ivy League
T3rd all-time complete games (79)
4th all-time innings pitched (680.2)
4th all-time appearances (122)
T5th all-time saves (6)
6th all-time strikeouts (643)
6th all-time shutouts (19)
8th all-time wins (64)

Single-Season Records at Penn
2015 2014 2013 2012
4. 144 Strikeouts 4. 131 Strikeouts 1. No-Hitter (3/15/13) 1. Perfect Game (5/5/12)
7. 17 Complete Games T5. 12 Wins 2. 30 Starts 1. 24 Wins
T7. 23 Starts 7. 23 Starts 3. 17 Wins 1. 193 Strikeouts
7. 155.2 Innings Pitched 8. 139.2 Innings Pitched 3. 175 Strikeouts 2. 196.2 Innings Pitched
T8. 11 Wins T8. 15 Complete Games 3. 188.2 Innings Pitched 3. 25 Complete Games
    4. 22 Complete Games 4. 27 Starts












2015: Four-time All-Ivy selection, earning second-team All-Ivy for second straight year … Four-time Ivy League Pitcher of the Week, sharing the title on March 17 (3/10, 3/17, 4/21, 4/28) … Named to Ivy League Honor Roll on April 7 … Ivy League leader with 144 strikeouts … Became just sixth player in Ivy League history to reach 600 career strikeouts … Led Quakers to fourth straight Ivy League Championship Series appearance and is part of the first class in Penn history to go to the ILCS all four years … Appeared in 32 games, starting 23 in the circle … Ended season with three shutouts, two saves, and a 2.92 ERA … Leaves Penn as the most decorated softball pitcher to wear the Red and Blue … Added single-season records with fourth most strikeouts (144), seventh most complete games (17), seventh most innings pitched (155.2), tied for seventh most games started (23), and tied for eighth most wins (11) … All-time career record holder in strikeouts (643), wins (64), starts (103), complete games (79), innings pitched (680.2), and shutouts (19) … Boasts the second best career ERA (2.30), after Jessie Lupardus - who finished her two-year career with a 1.39 ERA … Wrote name into Ivy League all-time career history book in several categories, including complete games, innings pitched, appearances, saves, strikeouts, shutouts, and wins … Collected first save of the season against Syracuse (3/11) … Threw 600th career strikeout to end the bottom of the second against Cornell in game one (4/11) … Reached double-digit strikeouts against Central Michigan, hurling 11, and tossed first complete game shutout of season (3/8) … Had second complete game shutout of season in first game of DH against Princeton, holding the Tigers to just three hits (4/18) … Threw a third complete game shutout in first game of DH at Columbia, keeping the Lions hitless through six innings and holding them to just two hits in the seventh inning (4/25) … Pitched two complete games in the ILCS at Dartmouth, striking out four, and allowing only two earned runs (5/2).

2014: Second-team All-Ivy … Two-time Ivy League Pitcher of the Week (3/11, 4/29) … Three-time Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll (3/18, 4/1, 4/22) … Appeared in 24 games, starting 23 in the circle … Led team with 2.26 ERA, 12 wins, 4 shutouts, 15 complete games, 139.2 innings pitched, 131 strikeouts, and .238 opponent-batting average … Pitched all 10 innings in first game of season against Troy and threw 15 strikeouts … Recorded first shutout of the season against Seton Hall, allowing only three hits and striking out 10.

2013: Unanimous first-team All-Ivy for the second straight season … Set program records for career strikeouts (368) and victories (41) … Three-time Ivy League Pitcher of the Week (3/26, 4/9, 4/23) and four-time Ivy League weekly honor roll (3/12, 3/19, 4/16, 4/30) … Voted team’s Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season … Led the team in ERA (2.71), wins (17), games started (30), complete games (22), shutouts (5), innings pitched (188.2), strikeouts (175), and opponent batting average (.249) … Pitched eight innings, allowing no earned runs and striking out 11, in Game 1 against UT-Martin (3/7) … Threw the second no-hitter in program history, tossing five scoreless innings and striking out seven, in an 8-0 victory in Game 1 against Lafayette (3/15) … Followed her no-hitter with three complete-game victories, including a 12-strikeout performance in Game 1 against Holy Cross (3/23), stretching her win streak to four … Picked up her first Ivy win of the season in a complete-game shutout with seven strikeouts in Game 1 at Yale (4/5) … Picked up her third career save, pitching a scoreless inning and striking out one batter in Game 2 at Brown (4/6) … Picked up another complete-game shutout win in five innings with five strikeouts in Game 1 at Cornell (4/20) … Pitched a career-high nine innings for the complete-game victory, allowing just one run and one walk while striking out six, in Game 3 against Columbia (4/27) … Threw a complete-game one-hitter, striking out 11 batters and allowing no walks or run, for the 1-0 victory in Game 1 of the ILCS against Dartmouth (5/4) … Picked up the complete-game win, striking out eight and allowing two runs, in Game 3 of the ILCS against Dartmouth (5/5) … Took the complete-game loss in 7.1 IP, allowing two earned runs and walking none against Arizona in the NCAA College Station regional (5/18).

2012: Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... Unanimous first-team All-Ivy ... Four-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week (3/13, 3/20, 4/17, 5/1) and once named Ivy League Pitcher of the Week (4/3) ... Team's Defensive Player of the Year ... Daily Pennsylvanian Rookie of the Year ... Led Ivy League in wins (24) and complete games (25) while finishing second in ERA (1.46), shutouts (7), strikeouts (193), innings (196.2), appearances (34), games started (27) and saves (2) ... Set single-season records at Penn for wins and strikeouts ... Picked up her first collegiate win by allowing just one hit in four innings of relief against Stetson (3/3) ... Threw shutouts in consecutive starts against Indiana State (3/5) and South Dakota (3/8), striking out eight and 11 batters, respectively ... Picked up first collegiate save in two innings of relief against Detroit (3/6)... Threw a shutout in game one against St. Joseph's (3/14) in Penn's 1-0 win ... Pitched season-high eight innings at Temple (3/17), striking out 10, capping a streak in which she allowed just one earned run in 44.2 innings of work dating back to Stetson ... Threw two-hit and three-hit shutouts in the opening games against La Salle (3/28) and Yale (3/31), respectively ... Pitched three complete games in the four-game series at Princeton (4/14-15), allowing just two runs in those 21 innings ... Had two complete-game victories against Cornell (4/20-21) and recorded a save in the other victory, striking out a season-high 12 batters in her first start of the weekend ... Pitched all four games in the series with Columbia (4/27-28), picking up four complete-game victories and allowing just five runs over 24 innings that weekend ... Threw a Perfect Game, striking out six, in the South Division playoff vs. Cornell (5/5) ... Recorded a .939 fielding percentage.

High School: Lettered four times in softball ... Esperanza High School Female Athlete of the Year ... Team MVP during her senior season ... Team Defensive Player of the Year in 2010 ... Set school single-season record for wins (21) and strikeouts (150) during her senior year ... First-team all-state in 2011 ... Century League Most Valuable Pitcher in 2011 ... First-team all-league and second-team all-county in both 2010 and 2011 ... Helped guide her team to a pair of Sunset League titles (2008, 10) and a Century League title in 2011 ... Team advanced to California state quarterfinals three times (2008-10) ... Earned Distinguished Aztec Award for maintaining a non-weighted GPA of 4.0 or higher throughout high school ... 2011 Esperanza Softball Scholar Athlete of the Year ... National Honor Society member and Scholar Athlete.

Personal: Daughter of Robin and Rick Borden ... Attended the same high school as Penn classmate Vanessa Weaver ... Aunts, Karen Hoshizaki and Julie Hoshizaki, both played softball at UCLA ... Karen (1997-99) was a member of 1999 national championship team and Julie (2001-04) was a member of 2003-04 national championship teams ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.


Yearavggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2012.... .000 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 5 26 2 .939
2013.... .000 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 3 34 3 .925
2014.... .000 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 6 24 3 .909
2015.... .000 3-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 11 33 6 .880
TOTAL... .000 4-4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 25 117 14 .910
 
Yeareraw-lappgscgshosviphrerbbso2b3bhrbfbavgwphbpbksfasha
2012.... 1.46 24-6 34 27 25 7/0 2 196.2 160 54 41 48 193 18 1 9 815 .217 16 7 1 2 18
2013.... 2.71 17-12 32 30 22 5/0 1 188.2 183 86 73 66 175 15 1 23 832 .249 11 13 0 3 14
2014.... 2.26 12-10 24 23 15 4/1 1 139.2 130 68 45 46 131 19 0 7 615 .238 10 8 0 1 13
2015.... 2.92 11-13 32 23 17 3/0 2 155.2 163 85 65 59 144 21 1 11 713 .266 14 13 0 6 21
TOTAL... 2.30 64-41 122 103 79 19/1 6 680.2 636 293 224 219 643 73 3 50 2975 .242 51 41 1 12 66

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Innings pitched: 10.0 - vs. Troy (Mar 07, 2014)
Walks allowed: 6 - Saint Joseph's (Mar 23, 2014)
Strikeouts: 15 - vs. Troy (Mar 07, 2014)
Batters faced: 41 - vs. Troy (Mar 07, 2014)
Field chances: 5 - at Dartmouth (May 02, 2015)
Putouts: 2 - 5 times
Assists: 4 - at Columbia (Apr 25, 2015); at Dartmouth (May 02, 2015)
Runners CS: 1, 18 times

Position: Pitcher
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: Esperanza
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