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#9 Ali Pettit
Position: Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kentwood, Mich.
High School: East Kentwood HS
Ali Pettit
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Release: 12/13/2006

Has a strong desire to succeed ... looking to go out strong in her final season ... great work ethic ... has better command of pitches than a year ago ... was slowed by illness most of junior season. 

2008 —  Named Academic All-MAC and third team Academic All-District ... went 10-11 in the circle with a 2.92 ERA while MAC record was 5-6 with a 2.41 ERA ... recorded back-to-back shutouts against Oakland (4/22/08) and Miami (4/25/08) ... struck out a season-high eight batters against Tennessee State (3/2/08) ... named MAC West Division Pitcher of the Week on April 29 ... picked up a win against Michigan State (4/16/08). 

2007 — Academic All-MAC selection and MAC Championships all-tournament team pick ... went 17-7 with a 2.43 ERA ... the 17 wins ranked 10th on CMU’s single-season chart ...went 7-2 in MAC play with a 2.53 ERA ... notched wins against three teams that finished the season ranked in the top 25 (Michigan, Virginia Tech and Ohio State) ... earned the win against No. 9-ranked Michigan (4/17/07) going six and a third innings allowing 10 hits and three runs while fanning five ... the 17 wins tied for the MAC high overall ... named MAC West Division Pitcher of the Week twice (March 11 and April 23) ... fired a one-hitter against Bowling Green (4/21/07) ... struck out a career-high nine batters on three occasions. 

2006 — MAC All-Freshman Team selection ... posted an 8-5 record with three saves and a 2.63 ERA ... the three saves tied for fourth on CMU’s single-season list ... started the year 0-4 but closed the regular season by winning next eight decisions ... went 6-0 with two saves in MAC regular season action, including a 1.22 ERA which ranked second in league play ... made a team-high 29 appearances ... notched first career shutout versus Ohio (5/6/06) ... named MAC Pitcher of the Week on April 24. 

HIGH SCHOOL — Four-time all-state selection ... also named all-conference, all-district, all-region and Advance Newspapers all-area four times each ... East Kentwood High School’s female Athlete of the Year as a senior and a freshman ... team co-captain ... earned letters in softball (four) and volleyball (four) ... honorable mention all-state in volleyball ... member of the National Honor Society ... graduated cum laude with a 3.998 GPA ... high school coach was Sue Barthold ... played summer ball for Finesse and coach Kevin Kilburn. 

PERSONAL — Born Alison Marie Pettit on April 18, 1987 in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... nicknames are Ali and Al ... parents are John and Lorrie Pettit ... majoring in communication disorders and minoring in American Sign Language ... carries a 3.90 grade point average ... aspires to be a pediatric speech-language pathologist ... brother, Tyler, plays football at Alma College ...  lists Lance Armstrong as sports hero ... enjoys reading magazines and shopping ... secretary of CMU’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

 

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2006.... .000 1-1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1 0 .000 0 1 0-0 10 32 1 .977
2007.... .000 2-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 1 34 1 .972
2008.... .000 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 4 17 0 1.000
TOTAL... .000 4-4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1 0 .000 0 1 0-0 15 83 2 .980
 
Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so 2b 3b hr bf bavg wp hbp sfa sha bk
2006.... 2.63 8-5 29 9 6 1/0 3 106.1 111 56 40 36 40 20 1 6 481 .263 3 1 1 21 0
2007.... 2.43 17-7 32 24 18 4/1 1 155.2 168 63 54 52 120 20 2 8 695 .273 5 7 3 17 0
2008.... 2.92 10-11 26 20 9 2/0 1 120.0 134 65 50 38 72 16 1 11 544 .278 1 6 2 15 0
TOTAL... 2.64 35-23 87 53 33 7/1 5 382.0 413 184 144 126 232 56 4 25 1720 .272 9 14 6 53 0