20 - Megan Stone Position: Pitcher
    Class: Senior
    Height: 6' 2"
    High School: Sto-Rox
    Hometown: McKees Rocks, Pa.  
     
      Career Match Highs  
    IP: 7.0 vs. SJSU (3/21/03)
    SO: 4 vs. Hartford (3/22/03)
    WP: 2 (four times)

    AB: 1 (six times)
    PO: 1 (twice)
    A: 3 (twice)
    photo · A senior leader on a young staff

    · A tremendous person with high character

    · Understands her role and what is needed out of her

    2005: Went 0-0 on the season with an ERA of 3.87 ... Started one game and appeared in 10 games ... Had two saves, tied for tops on the team ... Pitched 12.2 innings with 12 strikeouts ... Gave up seven earned runs, 20 hits and 10 walks ... Made her lone start against UNC Greensboro ... Struck out a season-high three batters against James Madison ... Picked up saves at Liberty and against Florida A&M ... Named to the Virginia Tech All-Academic team as the softball team's representative ... Named to the 2004-05 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

    2004: Saw action in three games, starting one ... Was 0-1 on the season with an ERA of 2.10 ... Pitched 6.2 innings ... Allowed five hits and five runs - two earned ... Struck out one while walking one ... Named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star team.

    2003: Saw action in 15 games, starting eight ... Pitched two complete games ... Went 2-4 on the season with an ERA of 3.53 ... Had one save ... Combined for one shutout, coming in front of her hometown fans at Pittsburgh ... Pitched 41.2 innings ... Allowed 53 hits and 32 runs - 21 earned ... Struck out 14 batters while walking 11 ... Gave up three home runs ... Had three at bats on the season ... Didn't commit an error in 16 chances in the field ... Named to the BIG EAST Academic All-Star team ... Was slowed as a freshman after fighting off a rare heart infection called myocarditis which nearly claimed her life in July, 2002.

    High School: One of the best pitchers in recent western Pennsylvania history ... Lettered four times for Coach Bill Palermo ... Was valedictorian of her class with a perfect 4.0 GPA ... Was twice named the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's South & West Softball Player of the Year ... Went 71-14 with a 0.58 ERA in 503 career innings ... Also had a school-record 780 strikeouts, 26 no-hitters and 51 shutouts ... A four-time member of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Section 3A All-Star Team and All-Western Area Team ... Named to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous Ten Team three times ... Named the Post-Gazette's Western Area Player of the Year as a senior.

    Personal: Megan Anne Stone ... Born February 12, 1984 in Pittsburgh, PA ... Daughter of Blaine and Dreda Stone ... Has one sister, Melissa ... Is majoring in physical education and psychology.

    Batting:
    Year GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO IBB HBP Avg. SB-A SH SF SLG OBP
    2004 6 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 0-0 0 0 .000 .000

    Pitching:
    Year APP GS W-L SV CG SHO CBO GF IP H R ER BB K 2B 3B HR ERA AVG WP HBP KL IBB
    2004 3 1 0-1 0 0 0 0 2 6.2 5 5 2 1 1 3 0 0 2.10 .185 2 1 0 0
    2005 10 1 0-0 2 0 0 2 6 12.2 20 10 7 10 12 2 0 2 3.87 .333 7 0 2 0
    Career 13 2 0-1 2 0 0 2 8 19.1 25 15 9 11 13 5 0 2 3.26 .287 9 1 2 0

    Fielding:
    Year PO A E PB PCT
    2004 1 2 0 0 1.000
    2005 0 4 0 0 1.000
    Career 1 6 0 0 1.000
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