16  Rayna McClinton
Rayna McClinton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Spring Valley HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
P

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R



2008 (Freshman): Pitched in 22 games with 12 starts and five complete games...Went 5-5 with a 5.56 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 68 innings of work...Also started two games as the designated player...Led C-USA in fewest hits allowed (44), fourth in fewest doubles allowed (9) and tied for seventh in fewest runs allowed (55)...Ranked fifth in the conference in lowest opposing batting average (.186) and tied for sixth in games in relief (10)...Became the second Memphis pitcher to strikeout 11 in a game against UTEP (4/5), which ties for the fourth highest K total...Averaged a team low 4.53 hits per game...Third on the team in innings pitched (68) and second in strikeouts (58)...Led the team with a 2-3 record in conference play...Made her collegiate debut as the starting pitcher against Illinois (2/8)...Earned her first career victory after pitching 3.2 scoreless innings of relief against Florida Gulf Coast (2/9) and striking out five...Also recorded her first hit in the game...Threw two scoreless innings in a combined shutout over Bethune Cookman (2/10)...Pitched her first complete game for her second victory in a 16-1 two-hitter over Alabama A&M (3/12) and had six strikeouts...Threw a complete game two-hitter against No. 11 Houston (3/30)...Allowed three hits with six strikeouts in a complete game effort against Tennessee State (4/2)...Earned her third win of the year against UTEP (4/5) in a seven inning, four hit performance and struck out a career high 11...Earned victories against UTEP in two of the three games of the series sweep...Picked up her first collegiate save after pitching four hitless innings against UT Martin (4/9)...Earned her fifth victory against Alcorn State (4/15) after pitching four innings with five strikeouts.

Prep: A three-year varsity pitcher and outfielder at 4A Spring Valley High School in Columbia, S.C....Lettered one year as a freshman at Woodward Academy in Atlanta, Ga....Holds the Woodward Academy record for most strikeouts thrown in a single season with 197...Recorded five no-hitters as a freshman and was named to the all-area team...Received her team's Best Offensive Player award her junior and senior year...Named all region and all area all four years...As a senior, threw one perfect game, two no-hitters and had a 19 strikeout performance..Hit .323 as a senior and had a 1.04 ERA to help Spring Valley finish 29-11...Named all-state and to the 4A North/South All Star team as a senior...Awarded the 4A MVP following the All Star games in Aiken, S.C.

Club: Played travel ball since the age of 10...Participated in the ASA Nationals at the 12-under, 14-under and 18-under levels...Played for the 2005 NSA Champion SC Flame, the 2006 18a Louisville Slugger Champion NC Lady Blues and the 18-under Gold Coast Hurricanes out of South Florida.

Personal: Is the daughter of Charles and Doralen McClinton...Born on March 5, 1989 in Chicago, Ill....Nickname is Ray.

Career Hitting Statistics

Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG%BB HBP SO OB%SF SH SB-ATT
2008 .167 23-13 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 0 0 2 .167 0 0 0-0

Career Pitching Statistics

Year ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/AVG WP HBP
2008 5.56 5-5 22 12 5 0/1 1 68.0 44 55 54 83 58 9 0 14 329 .186 21 3
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