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Caylan Arnold


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SEC PITCHER OF THE WEEK — 2/26/18, 3/20/18, 5/1/18

Senior Season - at FSU (2020)

Made 12 appearances and 11 starts during the shortened 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leading the team with a 1.40 ERA and four complete games…finished with a 5-3 record, including wins over No. 1 Alabama, No. 21 Arkansas and No. 22 UCF…tossed 60.0 innings with 37 hits, 14 runs, 12 earned runs, with 10 walks and 60 strikeouts as opponents batted .177 against her on the season…allowed just one unearned run and scattered four hits with seven strikeouts over 7.1 innings against North Carolina on February 7…tossed a complete-game shutout against No. 1 Alabama on February 8, giving up just two hits and two walks as no Crimson Tide baserunner advanced past second base…allowed just one run over 5.0 innings on February 15 against No. 23 Northwestern…earned the win against Liberty on February 16 with 7.0 innings pitched, allowing one run on five hits with zero walks and two strikeouts…threw a season-high 11 strikeouts against No. 19 Baylor on February 28, allowing only two runs…posted seven strikeouts and allowed one unearned run in a road win at No. 21 Arkansas on February 29…retired all nine batters she faced and tallied nine strikeouts against Holy Cross on March 3…scattered two hits and recorded five strikeouts on the road at No. 22 UCF (March 4)…struck out nine in a complete-game win against Creighton on March 7.

Junior Season - at Tennessee (2019)

Tossed five scoreless innings with nine strikeouts at Coastal Carolina on (2/8)…pitched four scoreless innings with only one hit in an 18-0 victory over Rider (2/10)…tossed six scoreless innings against Bradley, recording five strikeouts in an 8-0 victory (2/24)…pitched four innings and allowed only two hits while striking out four batters against Fresno State on Feb. 28…struck out seven batters in only three innings pitched against New Mexico (3/1)…notched six strikeouts in four innings pitched and allowed one ER in a loss to Missouri (3/31)…tossed four strikeouts, allowing only one ER in five IP against Mississippi State (4/13).

Sophomore Season - at Tenneessee (2018)

Threw a complete game in the SEC Tournament against LSU, only allowed three hits with no runs (5/10)…threw a complete game against Kentucky while only allowing one run (4/28)…tossed three scoreless innings in win over ETSU (4/17)…gave up just two runs in five innings pitched in win over then-#14 LSU (4/14)…tossed four scoreless innings to earn 15th win of the season in win over Memphis (4/10)…tossed 5.1 scoreless innings in win over then-#11 Auburn (4/6)…threw four scoreless innings in win over Tennessee State (4/3)…tossed four scoreless innings in win over then-#6 Georgia (3/31)…suffered first loss of season in loss to then-#15 South Carolina (3/24)…SEC Pitcher of the Week (3/20)…tossed three scoreless innings of relief to earn third save of season in win over Maryland (3/17)…threw a complete game, three-hit win over Maryland (3/16)…threw three scoreless innings while striking out three in win over Cleveland State (3/14)…gave up just two runs in three innings of work in win over Missouri (3/11)…threw four scoreless innings with eight strikeouts in win over South Alabama (3/4)…tossed a complete game while tying career-high for strikeouts with 13 in win over Charleston Southern (3/3)…threw four scoreless innings with five strikeouts in win over Toledo (3/2)…tossed four scoreless innings in a win over Charleston Southern (3/2)…SEC Pitcher of the Week (2/26)…threw a complete game, only allowed on run, in a win over Northwestern (2/24)…tossed one inning in relief against then-#2/5 Oregon and did not surrender a hit or run to earn her first save on the season (2/24)…tossed three scoreless innings in a win over Oregon State (2/23)…tossed four scoreless innings in a win over UC-Davis (2/23)…threw a complete-game, three-hit shutout in win over BYU (2/22)…picked up third win of season after pitching five scoreless innings against Marshall (2/18)…tossed 5.2 innings of relief with eight strikeouts in win over UMass Lowell (2/16)…threw three innings of relief and only surrendered two hits in a win over then-#15 Oklahoma State (2/16)…gave up just one hit and no runs in three innings of work against UC-Davis (2/10)…gave up just two hits in a start against San Jose State in the Kajikawa Classic (2/10)…got first start of the season against Arizona State pitching for two innings while facing 13 batters (2/9)

Freshman Season - at Tennessee (2017)

Recorded the most wins (20) and strikeouts (144) by a Tennessee freshman pitcher since Ellen Renfroe had 26 and 259, respectively in 2011…recorded nine victories over ranked opponents…finished seventh in the SEC with a .181 opponent batting average, tied for eighth with 20 wins and eighth with 144 strikeouts…did not allow a hit in three scoreless innings of relief in NCAA Super Regional loss to No. 9 Texas A&M (5/28)…allowed just one hit and had five strikeouts in five innings of scoreless relief to earn the win over No. 1 Florida (4/30)…gave up just two hits and one run in six innings of work in series finale at No. 16 LSU (4/23)…gave up just three hits and two runs to earn a complete-game victory over No. 9 Alabama (4/15)…threw a complete-game, one-hit shutout in win over Tennessee State (4/11)…threw six shutout innings of relief with six strikeouts in win over NC State (4/2)…gave up just two hits and one unearned run in five innings of win over No. 23 Ole Miss (3/25)…gave up just one run on two hits in win over No. 25 North Carolina (3/22)…SEC Freshman of the Week (3/28)…went 29.2 innings pitched to start the year before allowing an earned run…took her first career at-bat against South Carolina (3/12)…tossed two scoreless innings of relief to earn second save of the season in win over South Carolina (3/11)…threw two innings against South Carolina striking out three earning her ninth win of the season (3/12)…tossed two innings in relief surrendering only one hit and striking out two batters in win vs. South Carolina while earning her second save of the season (3/11)…tied a career high in strikeouts with nine in win over Campbell (3/6)…had a career high nine strikeouts in six hitless innings of relief in win over Jacksonville State (3/4)…threw 4.2 innings allowing just two hits while striking out four and picking up her sixth win of the season against Bradley (3/3)…pitched a complete game against Oklahoma allowing only one run while striking out four in a 2-1 win (2/23)…tossed first-career complete-game shutout, allowing just two hits in win vs. Oregon State (2/19)…three three shutout innings of one-hit ball to earn win in victory over Bradley (2/19)…earned first-career save after pitching a scoreless seventh inning in win over DePaul (2/18)…struck out six batters and allowed just one unearned run in six innings pitched in victory over UNC Greensboro (2/11)…made first-career start in season-opening win over Tennessee Tech, throwing five shutout innings with five strikeouts to earn her first collegiate win (2/10)

High School/Club

Named 2016 TSCA Class AAA Miss Softball after posting a 21-2 record, 0.56 ERA. 336 strikeouts, four no-hitters and two perfect games…three-time TSCA Class AAA All-State selection (2014-16)…four-time All-District selection and two-time District MVP (2015 & 2016)…helped lead Maryville High School to Tennessee Class AAA state tournament berths in 2014 and 2015…posted a career record of 51-12 with a 1.03 ERA and 760 strikeouts during her high-school career…was also a great hitter at Maryville, batting .360 with 135 hits, 106 runs, 107 RBIs and 23 home runs during her high-school career…played club ball for the American Freedom at PGF Nationals.