18 Abby Irwin
18 Abby Irwin
Height: 5-7
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Nolensville, Tenn.
High School: Ravenwood High School
Position: P/1B
Bats/Throws: R/R

Statistics: 2017

As a Freshman (2017): Made appearances in five contests, earning two starts ... Made collegiate debut in the circle against Kennesaw State (3/8) ... Tossed 2.2 innings versus Jacksonville State (4/8), not allowing a run to score or a hit... Recorded first collegiate strikeouts in game two at Austin Peay (4/24), notching a season-high two ... Threw a season-high 3.1 innings in the Battle of the Boulevard against Lipscomb (4/25) ... Tallied 2.0 innings inside the circle against UT Martin (4/29) and did not give up a hit ... Matched her season-high of two strikeouts in game two versus Southeast Missouri State (5/1).

Prior to Belmont: Prepped at Ravenwood High under coaches CJ Pangallo and Allison Tyree ... Tabbed District 11-AAA MVP ... Three-time District 11-AAA Softball Pitcher of the Year ... Two-time District 11-AAA All-Tournament Team selection ... Two-time All-District selection ... MTSCA All-Middle Tennessee First Team ... Three-time Defensive Player of the Year ... Led team in homeruns and was second in RBIs as a senior ... Served a team captain ... MTSCA All-Middle Tennessee Scholar Athlete honoree ... Named the Top Health Sciences Student in 2015.

Personal: Daughter of Doug and Staci Irwin ... Has four siblings - Hannah, Nick, Emma and Chase ... Father, Doug, played baseball for BU (1981-84) and her oldest sister, Hannah, was a member of the softball team (2009-12) ... Greatest sports thrill was winning districts during her senior year, beating Dickson County twice to win the title ... Favorite athletes are Jennie Finch, Kendall Wright and Jackie Traina ... Lists favorite singers as Sam Hunt, Carrie Underwood, Justin Bieber and Luke Bryan ... Interested in majoring in Exercise Science.

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