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Ali DuBois

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Ali DuBois - Softball - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

position
Pitcher
height
5-5
year
Senior
hometown
Torrington, Conn.
high school
Torrington
other college
Boston University

AWARDS, BU (2018-21):

• 3x NFCA All-Region First Team (2018, 19, 21)
• 3x Patriot League Pitcher of the Year (2018, 19, 21)
• 3x Patriot League All-Conference First Team (2018, 19, 21)
• 3x Patriot League All-Tournament Team (2018, 19, 21)
• 2018 ECAC Rookie of the Year
• 2018 Patriot League Rookie of the Year
• 14x Patriot League Pitcher of the Week (4/2/18, 4/23/18, 5/7/18, 2/12/19, 2/19/19, 2/11/20, 2/18/20, 2/25/20, 3/10/20, 3/9/21, 3/16/21, 3/23/21, 4/6/21, 4/13/21)
• 4x Patriot League Rookie of the Week (2/19/18, 4/2/18, 4/16/18, 5/7/18)
• 2x Mildred Barnes Award (2020, 21)
• 2x Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2020, 21)

SENIOR, BU (2021):

Made 29 appearances in the circle with 23 starts to help the Terriers three-peat as Patriot League tournament and regular season champions … Continued her dominating performance, as she became the second in program history and third in the PL to claim a third Pitcher of the Year award … Also became the third in program history to earn a third NFCA All-Region First Team award … Received the Mildred Barnes Award a second time as the BU department of athletics’ top female athlete … Collected five PL Player of the Week awards to set a program record at 14 total from a conference … Posted a 25-2 record and 1.05 ERA with 159 strikeouts in 159.1 innings against 53 walks … Went the distance 17 times and earned seven solo shutouts (+ two combined) while holding opponents to a .178 batting average … Ranked fourth nationally with a 1.05 ERA and 11th in wins … Was the only pitcher to end the regular season with 17+ wins and zero losses … Finished the year tied-for-first all-time at BU and second in the PL with 85 career victories … Needed one more solo shutout to tie the PL record of 31 … Combined for 17 strikeouts in 14 innings of work at Providence (March 7-8) …. Recorded 22 combined strikeouts, including a personal-best 14, in 13 innings of work at Merrimack (March 10-11) while allowing just one hit in each contest … Limited Boston College (March 18) to three hits with the help of eight strikeouts for her second career shutout against the ACC … Held Colgate (April 3) to one hit in a CG win and then recorded the final out in the second game for her lone save of the season … Allowed just one hit in wins at Bucknell (April 17) and vs. Lafayette (May 2) … Tallied 13 strikeouts at UMass Lowell (May 8) in just six innings of work … Combined for 14 strikeouts during the PL tourney to earn her third All-Tournament Team honor … Limited Mississippi State to two earned runs in 5.1 innings in the NCAA opener with two strikeouts … Tallied six strikeouts in 5.0 innings against Campbell in the second game … Named to the PL Academic Honor Roll for posting a 3.20+ GPA.

JUNIOR, BU (2020):

First Terrier since April Setterlund (’11) in 2011 to be named to USA Softball’s College Player of the Year Top-50 Watch List … Also received preseason Patriot League Pitcher of the Year recognition … Collected all four Patriot League Pitcher of the Week awards she was eligible for (team had one bye week) after claiming five total her first two seasons … The four awards were the most earned in one season by a BU pitcher since Cassidi Hardy (’10) received four in 2010, and DuBois’ nine combined honors tied both Hardy and Robyn King (’01) for second most in program history … Earned the Mildred Barnes Award as the top female BU athlete for her efforts … Appeared in 19 of the team’s 22 games with 13 starts to help the Terriers begin the season 8-0 for the first time in program history … Posted a 9-5 record and 1.44 ERA with 95 strikeouts against 27 walks in 87.1 innings and opponents batting .205 … Recorded three solo shutouts and combined for four more while adding three saves … Now ranks third all-time at BU and tied for seventh in the Patriot League with 60 wins, fifth at BU and eighth in the PL with 488 strikeouts and fourth at BU with 23 shutouts … Also tied for eighth in the PL with six saves … After collecting wins against defending Southland Conference champion Sam Houston State and Stetson on Feb. 7, tallied 10 strikeouts in six innings of work for the win against George Mason (Feb. 8) … Then followed with seven strikeouts in three innings for her first save versus Sam Houston State (Feb. 9) … Tallied 11 strikeouts in CG shutout win over Georgetown and added 1.1-inning save against Towson on Feb. 14 … Collected CG shutout win against Virginia (Feb. 16) with six strikeouts … Pitched four no-hit innings at No. 21 Arkansas (Feb. 20) … Collected third save against Marist (Feb. 21) … Collected two wins against Cal Poly (March 6, 8) and held San Diego State to just two hits with the help of nine strikeouts on March 7 … Helped BU earn its first-ever win at Long Beach State on March 9 in her final appearance with five strikeouts in 5.1 innings … Named to the PL Academic Honor Roll for posting a 3.20+ GPA.

SOPHOMORE, BU (2019):

Improved on her stellar rookie campaign with an impressive sophomore season that saw her pitch the Terriers to their third Patriot League title in four years, second perfect home record (18-0) in program history and fourth most wins ever (37) … First in the PL to repeat as Pitcher of the Year since Lehigh’s Emily Bausher accomplished the feat in 2014-15 and first in the PL to be recognized as the top pitcher in her first two collegiate seasons since Lehigh’s Lisa Sweeney won the award all four years from 2006-09 … Became first Terrier to earn a second Pitcher of the Year award after BU Hall of Famer Robyn King (’01) was recognized by the America East in both 2000 and 2001 … Added her second All-Region First Team and PL All-Tournament Team awards as well … Made 44 appearances and 34 starts, posting a 23-11 record and a 1.37 ERA with 201 strikeouts against 53 walks in 214.0 innings and a .204 opposing batting average … The 201 strikeouts were the fifth most in a season in PL history and seventh most at BU … Had the 14th best ERA in the NCAA this year at 1.37 … Had four double-digit strikeout performances, including 13 in a 4-0 shutout win over Bowling Green (Feb. 16) … Had 11 in a 7-3 victory versus UConn (Feb. 15), 11 in a 2-1 loss at Loyola Marymount (March 12) and 11 in a 4-1 victory over Rhode Island (March 28) … Started in 10 of 17 conference games, posting a 7-2 (0.87 ERA) record with opponents hitting .168 … Earned saves at Lehigh (April 6), against Army West Point (April 27) and at Bucknell (May 4) … Held WCC champion BYU (March 8) to one run in four scoreless innings of relief for a 7-6 victory … Held Holy Cross (March 30) to two hits in a 3-0 victory and Lehigh to three hits in an eight-inning 2-0 victory … Allowed just two earned runs in 17.1 combined innings in the PL tournament against eight hits allowed to be named to her second All-PL Tournament Team … Pitched four no-hit innings at No. 5 national seed Florida in the opening round of the NCAA Regional, tallying four strikeouts in a 3-0 loss … Also started against Stanford, allowing three hits and four unearned runs in 2.2 innings.

FRESHMAN, BU (2018):

Had a standout, record-breaking rookie campaign that helped her earn three major awards and the Terriers sweep both the Patriot League regular-season and tournament crowns … Became first player in program history to earn both a conference’s Pitcher and Rookie of the Year award in the same season … Also collected BU’s first-ever and the PL’s second ECAC Rookie of the Year award … Earned All-Region First Team and PL All-Tournament Team honors as well … Made 39 starts in 49 appearances, posting a 28-8 record, 2.02 ERA and .209 opposing batting average with 192 strikeouts against 56 walks in 225.2 innings of work … Her 28 victories are a school record and ranked No. 3 all-time in the PL and No. 9 in the NCAAs this season … The 192 K ranked No. 8 all-time at BU, tied for No. 8 all-time in the PL and No. 48 in the NCAAs this season … Tallied 11 shutouts, which tied Army West Point’s Morgan Lashley (2012) for most ever in the PL and tied for fifth all-time at BU … Started the first game of the season and went the distance against Northern Illinois (Feb. 9), holding the Huskies to two unearned runs off five hits with five strikeouts … Collected first career shutout against Michigan State (Feb. 11) with seven strikeouts against six hits for the 3-0 win after pitching the final three innings of a 7-4 (8) win over Duke on Feb. 10 … Started in 16 of 18 conference games, posting a 13-2 record with a 1.15 ERA and .146 opposing batting average … Collected 95 strikeouts in 97.1 IP against 19 walks and 49 hits with seven shutouts … Earned first-ever no-hitter in eight innings in the PL opener at Army West Point (March 31) … Recorded a season-high 13 strikeouts at Holy Cross (April 14) after tallying 10 against Central Connecticut State (April 11) … Tallied 11 strikeouts against both Lafayette (April 21) and Colgate (May 6) in a combined 12 innings of work … Pitched 16.1 of the 17 innings in the PL tournament, posting shutout victories against Army (May 10) and Lehigh (May 12) with the help of a combined 12 strikeouts against two hits … Held Bucknell to four runs in a 6-4 victory in the PL semifinals (May 11) … Started against both No. 3 Oklahoma and Missouri in the NCAA Tournament, pitching a total of 3.2 innings.

PRIOR TO BOSTON UNIVERSITY:

Had a standout junior season with a 0.86 ERA and 269 strikeouts en route to All-Conference honors … Pitched a perfect game against Brookfield in the second round of the Class L State Tournament … Posted a 0.289 ERA with the help of 239 strikeouts to earn both All-State and All-Conference accolades her junior year … Also played with the Newtown Rock Gold … Helped volleyball team finish runner-up in the state … Member of Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society and recipient of the Society of Women Engineers award.

PERSONAL:

Born on March 3, 1999… Daughter of Susan and Craig DuBois… Enrolled in the College of Engineering, majoring in biomedical engineering.