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55   Monica Perry
Monica Perry

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Whitesburg, Ga.

High School:
Union Grove

Last College:
Illinois

Position:
P

B/T:
R/R


04/20/2013

East's Heroics Highlight Doubleheader Sweep

No. 23 Florida State softball earns big road wins over Virginia Tech courtesy of freshman Victoria East's game-winning two-run homer in game one

04/19/2013

No. 23 Florida State Faces Big Series at Virginia Tech

Seminole softball heads to Blacksburg, Va. three games ahead in first-place in the ACC

04/17/2013

Fourth-Ranked Gators Defeat Noles

No. 23 Florida State softball falls to rival Florida in first mercy-rule loss this season.

04/14/2013

Three Seniors Lead Noles to Sweep Over Virginia

Monica Perry, Morgan Bullock and Kirstin Austin highlight Florida State's doubleheader sweep over Cavaliers on Senior Day at JoAnne Graf Field

04/10/2013

No. 23 South Alabama Shuts Out Seminoles

Dominant pitching by Farish Beard and Hannah Campbell delivers first shutout performance against Seminoles since Feb. 24

2013 ALL-ACC FIRST TEAM
2012 ALL-ACC FIRST TEAM

Monica Perry Photo Gallery


Redshirt Senior Season at FSU (2013):
Had another fine year in the circle for the Seminoles ... was the most dominant pitcher of anyone in conference play ... finished 19-9 with a 1.95 ERA ... finished in the NCAA Top 50 in several pitching categories, including strikeouts per seven innings (33rd), walks allowed per seven innings (47th), hits allowed per seven innings (42nd) and shutouts (35th) ... recorded 11 complete games and 195 strikeouts ... held the opposition to a .196 batting average ... earned ACC First Team honors for the second consecutive year ... finished 6-0 with a 1.14 ERA in conference play ... threw four complete games, four shutouts and earned a save against ACC competition ... in ACC play, Perry led the conference in ERA, opposing batting average (.153), hits allowed (23), runs allowed (8), earned runs allowed (7), walks allowed (14) and doubles allowed (4) ... was a force in the circle that helped the Seminoles to their first NCAA Super Regional since 2006, shutting down South Alabama in relief in the Mobile Regional championship game ... had more appearances (38) than walks (35) in her senior season ... surrendered only five hits and one walk while striking out 19 over her first three appearances of the season (14.1 IP) ... given the loss against Tulsa despite her strong eight-inning and 10-strikeout outing on February 15 ... pitched five innings of relief against Troy allowing only one hit and striking out 10 ... tossed a complete game shutout in game one of a doubleheader at NC State, striking out 10 ... tied a career-high 13 strikeouts without giving up a run in pitching a complete game three-hit shutout against Georgia Southern ... came out in game two of a doubleheader against Boston College and posted a complete game two-hitter with seven strikeouts ... only allowed one earned run and struck out 34 batters in her final seven appearances of the season (27.0 IP) which included ACC Tournament, NCAA Regional and NCAA Super Regional action ... posted four double-digit strikeout performances ... was tough on right-handed hitters all season ... earned saves against North Carolina and Boston College ... All-ACC Academic Team selection.

Redshirt Junior Season at FSU (2012):
Had a fantastic first year in the circle with the Seminoles ... finished 22-6 with a 1.54 ERA ... led the FSU pitching staff in wins, appearances (35), games started (32), complete games (14), innings pitched (191) and strikeouts (199) ... All-ACC First Team member ... two-time ACC Pitcher of the Week ... finished 29th nationally in earned run average ... named Louisville Slugger Division I National Player of the Week on Feb. 28 after going 3-0 and allowing just three runs in 21.1 innings pitched against UCF, St. John's, Marshall and Wisconsin ... showed a 0.98 ERA in that time span and struck out 37 of her 78 batters faced ... came within three outs against Marshall of throwing the first perfect game by a Seminole since Casey Hunter did so in 2004 ... earned the circle award as the team's top pitcher at the team banquet ... earned victories in the circle in all four of FSU's Top 25 wins from the 2012 season ... dominated Women's College World Series participant LSU on the road by pitching seven innings allowing just one run on five hits ... defeated North Carolina twice, including in a nationally-televised ESPNU contest where she struck out 11 and surrendered just one run in seven frames ... led FSU at the NCAA Regional in UCLA, defeating the 12th-seeded Bruins by allowing just one run in another complete-game performance ... in three games played at the UCLA Regional, Perry allowed one earned run in 16.1 innings pitched while walking just two and striking out 11 ... recorded shutout performances against N.C. State (March 10), Tennessee-Chattanooga (March 13), Northwestern (March 17) and Virginia (March 24) ... had double-digit strikeouts against Hawaii (13), North Carolina (11), Marshall (11) and St. John's (10) ... held the opposition to just a .193 batting average ... carried an impressive streak during the season in which she did not allow an earned run in 46.1 innings pitched ... went 3-0 with a 0.86 ERA and 28 strikeouts at the Citrus Classic ... did not allow an earned run in two starts against Hawaii and Rutgers at the Bank of Hawaii Invitational ... absorbed three losses in 2012 when she did not allow an earned run ... averaged over one strikeout per inning pitched during the season ... finished in the top 10 in the ACC in 14 major categories ... second in ERA ... fourth with seven home runs allowed ... fourth with 42 earned runs allowed ... fourth in opposing batting average ... fifth with 56 runs allowed ... fifth with 32 games started ... fifth in wins ... fifth with 46 batters struckout looking ... sixth with 45 walks allowed ... sixth with 199 strikeouts ... seventh with 20 sacrifice bunts allowed ... seventh with 191 innings pitched ... seventh with 35 appearances ... 10th with 132 hits allowed ... batted .250 (4-for-16) on the season with one home run and three RBIs ... recorded the team's first home run of the season on Feb. 11 against Tennessee Tech ... had an RBI double versus Jacksonville on March 20.

Redshirt Sophomore Season at FSU (2011):
Sat out the year in compliance with NCAA transfer rules.

Sophomore Season at Illinois (2010):
Finished 25-7 with a 2.27 ERA as one of the top pitchers in the Big Ten ... recorded 171 strikeouts and 14 complete games ... led the Illini with 38 appearances and 32 starts ... All-Big Ten Second Team ... Big Ten Pitcher of the Week on April 19 ... opponents batted just .229.

Freshman Season at Illinois (2009):
Established a single-season school record with 223 strikeouts in 44 appearances ... pitched 247.2 innings and made 39 starts ... finished 24-15 with a 3.99 ERA ... threw a no-hitter against Wisconsin on April 4.

Personal:
Born Jan. 4, 1990 ... majoring in environmental science ... daughter of Robert and Kathryn Perry ... has two sisters ... wants to become a wildlife biologist ... says her dog Lola is something she cannot live without ... favorite dessert is oatmeal raisin cookies ... favorite movie is "Star Wars" ... says it is important to stay in school because "no one can take away your knowledge"... doesn't eat meat ... says the best part of being an ACC student-athlete is playing around home.

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