Win ties her for eighth in South Carolina history
Senior Ansley Ard drives in lone run in the victory
Ninth-straight spring with over 100 students making the list
Ninth-straight spring with over 100 students making the list
Pictures from Julie Sarratt's Senior Day against Arkansas at Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field.
Shots from the Sunday afternoon game between the Gamecocks and the South Alabama Jaguars
Shots from the extra-inning win over the Lady Vols on March 14, 2015
Shots from the Gamecocks' win on March 3, 2015 over Charlotte
Shots from the 2015 home opener for the Gamecocks against defending AAC champs UCF on Wed., Feb. 11
- 2015 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
- 2013-14 NFCA Scholar-Athlete
- 2014 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
- 2012-13 NFCA Scholar-Athlete
- 2013 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
- 2011-12 NFCA Scholar-Athlete
- 2012 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
- 2010-11 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
- 2013 SEC Softball Community Service Team
- SEC Pitcher of the Week (March 17, 2014)
- Three-time SEC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 13, Apr. 18, Apr. 25, 2011)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Has 11 marks in the top 15 on South Carolina's career pitching charts ... Tied for third in appearances (142) and is fifth in starts (99) ... Stands seventh in innings pitched (591.1) and eighth in wins (55) and strikeouts (400) ... Also 10th in career complete games (43), 12th in strikeouts per seven innings (4.74), tied for 13th in shutouts (11) and 15th in winning percentage (.579) ... Her 43 relief appearances stand fifth, while her seven saves are tied for fourth ... She's also fifth in the Southeastern Conference era with 116 assists as a pitcher.
2015 (REDSHIRT SENIOR): Topped South Carolina in starts (33) and complete games (19) ... Her 40 appearances stands 15th in a single season for a Gamecock, while she tied for 12th in starts ... Posted a 4.06 ERA and a 18-12 record ... Also went 9-for-19 at the plate ... Tossed a two-hit shutout while fanning a season-best eight against Delaware State (2/7) ... After a rocky first inning, came back to shut down College of Charleston (2/14), only allowing one hit in the final six innings in the victory ... Went 2-for-2 with an RBI in the LIU Brooklyn win while driving in a run vs. No. 9/8 Florida State (2/19) ... Posted a complete-game win vs. No. 21/20 California and added a two-run home run ... Compiled a two-hit shutout and had a hit vs. Tennessee State (3/1) ... Tallied all but 1/3 of an inning from the final 1.2 frames of game one at No. 23/23 Texas A&M through the College of Charleston game, a total of 46 innings from March 20-April 1 ... Won all five non-conference games in the stretch, including a game-one, three-hit shutout of North Florida (3/26) ... Struck out seven Ospreys in the nightcap ... Also limited Georgia Southern to three hits in a six-inning shutout (4/21) ... Picked up a win in game one at Mississippi with five innings of work ... Her final start was a complete-game victory vs. Dartmouth (5/16) in the Tallahassee Regional ... A member of the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll while also earning National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete honors.
2014 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR): Led the Gamecocks in many pitching categories, including starting 32 games on the year ... Made 41 appearances overall, leading the squad with 140 strikeouts in 170.1 innings, ranking 11th in the SEC in both innings and strikeouts ... Her 2.79 ERA stood 13th in the SEC as well ... Her 41 appearances tied for 12th in South Carolina's single-season listings, while her 32 starts tied for 13th ... Posted four saves in those nine relief appearances, tying for fifth all-time while ranking 12th in the nation and tied for third in the SEC ... Set a new career high with 10 strikeouts in the five innings as part of a shutout of Boston University (2/21) ... Garnered SEC Pitcher of the Week honors on March 17 after posting two wins and a save in the previous week ... Gained the first win with four shutout innings of Eastern Kentucky (3/11) ... Did not allow a run in 3.1 innings out of the bullpen in the first game against No. 13/15 Texas A&M (3/14), fanning five ... Came back the next day to fan nine against only two walks in a complete-game win over the Aggies ... Picked up the save in the second game on Saturday, getting the final four outs ... Tossed a one-hitter in her next outing against No. 16/19 Minnesota (3/19) but took the loss thanks to an unearned run in the seventh ... Shut out both Furman (3/25-2) and Presbyterian (4/1) in consecutive weeks, fanning six in both games ... Took a win in relief in the Saturday game at Arkansas (4/12), tossing four shutout innings ... Picked up two wins in her final non-conference games with five-inning stints against Georgia Southern (4/22) and Longwood (4/25), striking out six Lancers in the shutout ... In the Senior Day win over Auburn (5/4), she allowed only two unearned runs in five innings of work ... Named to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.
2013 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Played in 39 games and pitched in 32 ... Drew 26 starts at first, another as the designated player and 19 in the circle ... Led the Gamecocks in innings, ERA, wins, complete games and strikeouts, emerging as the staff ace during the middle of the year ... Hit 12 batters, tied for seventh most in a year at South Carolina ... At the plate, hit .263 with three homers and 28 RBI ... Concentrated on pitching the final four weeks of the year ... As a hitter, ranked as one of the best Gamecocks in clutch situations with her .611 batting average with runners on and two outs, .583 mark with runners in scoring position and two outs and .556 average with the bases loaded ... Her first homer came against Michigan State (2/9) ... Later that day, she tossed a complete game win over Stetson, striking out five ... Her best day at the plate came versus Alabama State (3/2), where she went 3-for-5 with a homer, four runs scored and five RBI ... Hit a two-run homer at USF (3/8) ... Tallied a 2-for-3 day with a double and two RBI against Villanova (3/9), adding a save with 1.1 innings of work ... Her five innings of shutout pitching against Appalachian State (4/3) started her run in the circle ... Went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored in the Georgia win (4/12) ... Also scattered 10 hits and two earned runs in the complete-game win ... Tossed another complete game with two runs against the Bulldogs on Sunday (4/14) in a losing effort ... Picked up both wins at Auburn (4/19 & 4/21) with complete games, the Sunday one coming with a season-high seven strikeouts while only allowing one earned run ... Fanned six without a walk in the complete-game win over No. 18/15 Kentucky in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament (5/8) ... Tallied the win in the first game of the NCAA Austin Regional against Houston (5/17) ... Named to the SEC Softball Community Service Team and part of the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Missed the season due to surgery at the end of 2011 ... Earned placement on the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll ... Also honored as a National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in 39 games overall, hitting in 31 games, and pitching in 29 ... Became the third player in SEC history to earn the league's Freshman of the Week award three times ... Started 15 games in the circle and led the Gamecocks in complete games (6), innings pitched (103.2) and strikeouts (70) ... Tossed a no-hitter in her debut, walking one and striking out five against Coastal Carolina (2/12) ... Added a double and an RBI in a 2-for-3 day at the plate in her debut ... Also posted a one-hitter, a two-hitter and a three-hitter in her other complete games, the first two joining with the no-hitter for her team-best three shutouts ... Went the distance in two extra-inning games, going 1-1 in those contests (at No. 23 Auburn, vs. No. 20 Kentucky) ... Tallied a 3.38 ERA with an 8-8 record, adding two saves ... In five of her relief appearances, she did not allow a run ... At the plate, she hit .250, posting four doubles, two homers and nine RBI in 64 at bats ... Had a pinch-hit double in the win over Villanova (2/19) ... Went 2-for-3 during her two-hitter against Florida Gulf Coast (2/19) ... Notched her first career homer and got the win in the first meeting against Michigan State (2/20) ... Posted a six-game hitting streak in the month of February ... Helped her own cause in the win over Mississippi (3/12), hitting a two-run homer ... Compiled a 2-for-3 day with a double, a run and an RBI while getting the win in the circle over Charleston Southern (4/5) ... Drove in the game-winning run with an eighth-inning RBI double to give herself and the Gamecocks a win over No. 20 Kentucky (4/24) ... Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned six letters in softball from coaches Kellie Ellis, David Reams and Jack Key at Gaffney High School ... Twice honored by the South Carolina Coaches Association of Women's Sports on their 4A all-state team ... High School Sports Report (HSSR) named her to their all-state team five times ... Made the all-region team all six years while making the all-area team four times ... Three-time team MVP ... Hit .416 during her career with 24 home runs, slugging .696 ... Her senior season, hit .563 with a 1.197 slugging percentage ... Launched nine home runs and 14 doubles ... In the circle, posted a career 0.99 ERA, winning 98 games while striking out 1,182 batters ... Tallied a 0.78 ERA as a senior, holding opponents to a .128 batting average ... Went 26-4 as a junior, compiling a career-best 291 strikeouts ... Twice named to the all-academic team ... Claimed the SC High School League Scholar-Athlete Award ... Earned the US Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award ... A member of the Beta club for eight years.
PERSONAL: The daughter of Raymond and Nancy Sarratt, Julie Ellen Sarratt has one brother, Justin, who pitched at Clemson ... Says her brother is her favorite athlete ... Graduated in accounting in December 2013 and is now pursuing a masters in accountancy in the taxation track.