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Dixie Raley
Dixie  Raley

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Milledgeville, Ga.

High School:
Georgia Military College Prep

Last College:
Georgia Southern

Height:
6-0

Position:
Pitcher

Experience:
TR

2016-17 (GEORGIA SOUTHERN): Led the Eagles in ERA, innings, appearances, strikeouts and wins in both of her seasons in Statesboro … A 2017 All-Sun Belt second-team selection, tossed in 40 games on the year … Tallied a 3.41 ERA, striking out 152 batters in 174.2 innings of work … Lowered her walk total by 51 batters from the year prior … Tossed one of her six shutouts in the season opener against UNCG (2/10/17) … Struck out a season-best 10 in an eight-inning shutout win over Elon (2/24/17) … Matched that 10 K’s while only walking two in the complete-game win at Troy (3/11/17) … Also posted double-digit strikeouts at South Alabama (4/29/17) … The 2016 Sun Belt Freshman of the Year tallied a 3.33 ERA and 22-14 record, striking out 182 in 202 innings of work … Also a first-team All-SBC honoree, she posted five shutouts, 24 complete games and a .225 opponent batting average … Nine of her wins came in Sun Belt play … Her 43 appearances ranks second all-time in Georgia Southern single-season history … Her 34 starts ranked third, while her 24 complete games tied for seventh and her 202 innings stood ninth … Her 182 K’s tied for fifth-most in a single year by an Eagle … Tossed three one-hitters, including one against Troy (4/23/16) … Fanned a career-best 14 in a shutout win at Appalachian State (4/10/16) … Fanned 11 in a win at Coastal Carolina (2/28/16) … Shutout out No. 8 Louisiana-Lafayette in the regular-season finale (5/1/16) … Owns a win over South Carolina, the only Eagle to ever get a win over the Gamecocks … Garnered a spot on the Sun Belt Academic Honor Roll for 2015-16.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letter winner at Georgia Military College Prep in her hometown of Milledgeville … A two-time Georgia High School Association Class A All-State first-team selection, she posted a 0.97 ERA with 153 strikeouts as a senior … Also hit .414 with 24 RBI, seven doubles and two home runs during that senior season, helping her team to the GHSA Class A Public championship … A two-time all-county and all-region selection who earned Region 7-A Player of the Year honors both as a junior and senior … As a junior, she helped the Bulldogs to the Region 7 title … Played travel ball with the Georgia Explosion.

PERSONAL: Dixie Elaine Raley is the daughter of Rip and Timmy Raley … Has two older siblings, Holly and Jody … Majoring in public relations.

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