5 Megan Barnwell
5 Megan Barnwell
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Brooklet, Ga.
High School: Southeast Bulloch HS
Position: RHP

2011: Went 23-9 with a 2.20 ERA in 34 appearances and 28 starts for the Pirates as a sophomore ... Earned second-team NFCA and Daktronics/CoSIDA All-Region honors ... Also earned second-team All-PBC and All-PBC Tournament honors ... Tied the NCAA Division II single game strikeout record with 23 against Columbus State on March 8 ... Hurled 24 complete games and three shutouts ... Struck out 246 batters in 197 innings pitched, giving upjust 150 hits and 53 walks ... Ranked second in the PBC in strikeouts and 19th in NCAA Division II ... Also ranked second in the PBC in wins and 27th in the NCAA ... Threw a three-hit shutout at No. 3 North Georgia for a 2-0 win over the Saints on April 9 ... PBC Pitcher of the Week (March 15) ... Struck out 10 or more batters in 10 games.

2010: Went 15-9 with a 1.89 ERA in 29 appearances and 26 starts for the Pirates as a true freshman ... Hurled 16 complete games and four shutouts ... Gave up just 125 hits in 170.2 innings pitched, walking 74 and striking out 189 ... Earned second-team All-PBC honors ... Two-time PBC Pitcher of the Week (March 10, March 16) ... Also PBC Freshman of the Week on March 2 ... Earned PBC All-Tournament honors ... Ranked sixth in the PBC and 58th in NCAA Division II in earned run average ... Also ranked fourth in the league in strikeouts and 43rd in the NCAA ... Sixth in the league in wins and 34th in the NCAA in strikeouts per seven innings (7.80) ... Struck out a season-high 14 in the Pirates' 4-3 win over Flagler in the PBC Tournament on April 16 ... Hurled a 2-0 shutout over No. 10 Wingate on March 5 ... Also hurled a 3-0 eight-inning shutout of No. 10 Augusta State on March 24 ... Beat No. 22 Lenoir-Rhyne, 2-1, on March 13.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for four seasons at Southeast Bulloch HS in Brooklet, Ga. ... Earned All-State honors as a senior for the Yellow Jackets ... Struck out 1,231 career batters in four years at SE Bulloch ... Region Pitcher of the Year in AA and team MVP.

PERSONAL: Born Megan Beth Barnwell on August 14, 1991, in Statesboro, Ga. ... Hometown is Brooklet, Ga. ... Daughter of Leann and Jimmy Barnwell ... Majoring in speech pathology ... Enjoys shopping, going to the beach and fishing.