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    1 - Angela Tincher Position: Pitcher
    Class: Senior
    Height: 5' 7"
    High School: James River
    Hometown: Eagle Rock, Va.
     
    photo Has 1,470 strikeouts, sixth-best in NCAA history for a career ... Her 617 strikeout total in 2007 is the fourth-highest single-season total in NCAA history ... Led the nation in ERA her junior year ... Invited to USA Softball's National Team Training/Selection Camp in Summer, 2007 and the Olympic Team Tryout Camp in Fall, 2007 ... Needs to have one more big season for the Hokies to be successful ... Managed to stay healthy for a full year in 2007 and must do so again this year.

    • 2008 ESPN.com Preseason First-Team All-American
    • 2008 USA Softball Player of the Year Watch List
    • 2007 First-Team NFCA All-American
    • 2007 ACC Pitcher of the Year; First-team All-ACC
    • 2007 ACC Tournament MVP
    • 2007 ESPN the Magazine First-Team Academic All-American
    • 2006 Second-Team NFCA All-American
    • 2006 ACC Player AND Pitcher of the Year; First-Team All-ACC
    • 2006 ESPN the Magazine Second-Team Academic All-American
    • Three-Time NFCA All-Northeast Region Selection

    NOTEWORTHY PERFORMANCES
    Tincher's Career Strikeout Performances of 15 or More
    No.OpponentIPDate
    26Nevada11.03/3/06
    22Liberty9.05/1/07
    22Radford9.02/23/05
    21#8 Arizona11.23/1/08
    21#21 North Carolina12.04/15/07
    21Florida State12.25/12/05
    20Radford9.03/1/06
    19#1 Florida9.05/31/08
    19Louisville10.05/16/08
    19NC State7.03/21/08
    19Boston College7.04/28/07
    19Tennessee Tech7.02/16/07
    19Tennessee Tech7.02/11/07
    19UNC Greensboro7.02/19/06
    19#19 Louisville12.05/19/06
    18Maryland7.03/30/08
    18Winthrop7.02/24/08
    18Charlotte8.02/16/08
    18Canisius7.05/18/07
    18Fordham7.03/8/07
    18UNC Greensboro7.04/25/06
    18Virginia7.03/18/06
    18Florida State8.03/24/07
    18#12 Arizona State8.03/4/06
    18Iowa State10.02/27/05
    17Liberty7.04/16/08
    17Radford7.04/15/08
    17NC State7.03/22/08
    17Longwood6.24/4/07
    17Coastal Carolina7.02/24/06
    17NC State7.23/12/06
    16#14 North Carolina10.04/26/08
    16Longwood7.14/9/08
    16Northwestern8.03/8/08
    16Villanova7.02/23/08
    16#18 Georgia Tech7.03/18/07
    16Lehigh7.02/23/07
    16Tennessee Tech7.02/10/07
    16Virginia7.05/14/05
    16Maryland7.03/25/05
    16NC State9.03/26/06
    15#6 Michigan7.05/25/08
    15East Carolina5.04/29/08
    15Boston College7.04/12/08
    15Virginia6.04/6/08
    15Cal State Northridge6.13/9/08
    15#2 UCLA6.03/7/08
    15Charlotte7.02/17/08
    15#21 Missouri7.02/8/08
    15Virginia7.04/6/07
    15Stetson7.03/4/07
    15Notre Dame7.02/18/07
    15Auburn7.02/17/07
    15Tenn-Chattanooga7.03/9/06
    15East Tennessee State7.03/20/05
    2007: A first-team All-American by Louisville Slugger/NFCA ... Was one of 11 finalists for the USA Softball National Player of the Year ... An NFCA first-team All-Northeast Region selection ... Also named to the Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) All-State first team ... The state's pitcher of the year, as voted on by the state's SIDs ... The ACC Pitcher of the Year for the second straight season ... First-team All-ACC ... MVP of the ACC Tournament after going 4-0 with a 0.00 ERA, 42 strikeouts and a tournament-record 25.1 consecutive scoreless innings ... Earned ESPN the Magazine first-team Academic All-America accolades, as well as Academic All-District III first-team honors ... Went 38-7 on the season with a 0.56 ERA and 617 strikeouts ... Led the nation in ERA, was second in strikeouts and strikeouts 7/IP ... Was third in the nation in victories ... Her 38 wins and 617 strikeouts are both school and ACC records ... Pitched a school-record 311.2 innings, starting 43 contests ... Had three saves ... Had five no-hitters, including two perfect games ... Recorded 37 double-digit strikeout performances and a school-record 23 shutouts ... Named USA Softball Co-National Player of the Week on March 27 and the NFCA National Player of the Week on March 28 ... Finished second in the nation in Ks/7 IP 13.9, trailing only Tennessee's Monica Abbott ... Threw a perfect game against Lehigh on Feb. 23, striking out 16 ... Threw an eight-inning perfect game against Florida State on March 24, striking out 18, the first extra-inning perfect game in school history ... Also no-hit Canisius, Ohio State and Fordham ... Recorded seven one-hitters ... Struck out 22 in a nine-inning win over Liberty ... Struck out 21 in 12 innings against No. 21 North Carolina ... Picked up nine victories over top-25 teams ... Was a three-time ACC Player of the Week ... Named to the 2006-07 ACC Academic Softball Team and to the VaSID Academic All-State Squad ... Helped lead the Virginia Legends to an ASA 23 & Under National Championship in the summer, earning all-tournament honors.

    International, 2006: One of four pitchers on USA Softball's World University Softball Championship squad ... Helped the team to a gold medal at the Championships in Tainan City, Taiwan ... Went 1-0 with a 1.02 ERA and 16 strikeouts ... Made four appearances, pitching 13.2 innings, allowing two earned runs ... Picked up the win in relief against Japan in pool play.

    2006: A second-team All-American by Louisville Slugger/NFCA, the first in Tech's softball history ... Was one of 10 finalists for the USA Softball National Player of the Year ... An NFCA first-team All-Northeast Region selection ... Also named to the Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) All-State first team ... The state's pitcher of the year, as voted on by the state's SIDs ... The ACC Pitcher and Player of the Year, a conference first ... First-team All-ACC ... Earned ESPN the Magazine second-team Academic All-America accolades, as well as Academic All-District III first-team honors ... Went 26-9 on the season with a 1.01 ERA ... Pitched 256.1 innings, starting 33 contests ... Had a then school- and ACC-record 504 strikeouts ... Had three saves ... Had four no-hitters, 30 double-digit strikeout performances and 10 shutouts ... Named the NFCA/Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week on March 7 ... Finished second in the nation in Ks/7 IP 13.8, trailing only Texas' Cat Osterman ... Was a four-time ACC Player of the Week ... Named to the 2005-06 ACC Academic Softball Team and first-team VaSID Academic All-State.

    2005: A NFCA second-team All-Northeast Region selection ... Also named to the Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) All-State team ... Earned all-tournament honors at the ACC Championship after setting four records ... Led the ACC with a 1.06 ERA ... Went 21-9 on the season with 349 strikeouts and three saves ... Finished first in the ACC and third in the nation in strikeouts per seven innings (12.0) ... Missed three weeks with a pair of stress fractures in her left fibula ... Returned for the ACC Tournament, where she went 4-1 ... Set a new championship record with 21 strikeouts against Florida State in the opening round, coming in 12.2 innings pitched ... Also set records for innings pitched (39.0), strikeouts in the tournament (62) and strikeouts in a seven-inning game (16 vs. Virginia) ... Had 16 double-digit strikeout performances ... Named to the 2004-05 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

    High School: Lettered three times at James River High School for Coach John Shotwell, leading them to consecutive state titles ... Played one season at Allegheny High before transferring to James River ... Had 47 career wins, over 900 strikeouts and 23 career no-hitters ... A two-time first-team all-state selection ... Went 22-2 her senior season, earning state co-pitcher of the year honors from the VHSCA ... Threw 154.2 innings as a senior, allowing just 22 hits and three earned runs (0.14 ERA) in earning another state title ... Was the Gatorade State Player of the Year as a junior after leading her team to a state title ... Was also the state player of the year, as voted on by the VHSCA ... Was selected to play for the Salem All-Stars, a local team that played the U.S. Olympic Softball Team in June of 2004 ... Threw one inning in that contest, striking out both Stacey Nuveman - on three pitches - and Tairia Mims Flowers.

    Personal: Angela Susan Tincher ...  Born December 16, 1985, in Low Moor, VA ... Daughter of Denny and Susan Tincher ...  Has one sister, Abby ...  Majoring in finance.

    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
    2005 36 30 21-9 3 18 4 2 6 204.1 108 47 31 69 349 20 3 11 1.06 .152 22 11 37 2
    2006 45 33 26-9 3 28 10 0 10 256.1 89 52 37 100 504 10 0 15 1.01 .104 33 19 109 0
    2007 49 43 38-7 3 41 23 0 6 311.2 107 34 25 70 617 12 4 9 .56 .103 16 33 109 1
    2008 56 44 38-10 2 37 17 4 11 344.0 130 46 31 75 679 19 2 5 .63 .114 12 24 131 0
    Career 186 150 123-35 11 124 54 6 33 1116.1 434 179 124 314 2149 61 9 40 0.78 .116 83 87 386 3

    Fielding:
    Year PO A E PB PCT
    2005 4 43 1 0 .979
    2006 4 30 0 0 1.000
    2007 4 23 1 0 .964
    2008 12 34 4 0 .920
    Career 24 130 6 0 .963
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