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  Generra Nielson
Generra Nielson

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Blanding, Utah

High School:
San Juan HS

Last College:
College of Southern Idaho






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Nielson's 2012 Game-by-Game Stats

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Nielson Notes: Set school's single-season record with 294 strikeouts in 2012 ... was second in the Pac-12 in strikeouts and was 15th in the NCAA ... unquestioned ace of Utah pitching staff ... wants the ball every day ... owned a 42-29 record in two years at Utah ... ranks fourth in school history with 492 K's over her career, despite just pitching for two years with the Utes ... tied school single-game strikeout record twice this season with 16 at UNC Greensboro (2/25/12) and Colgate (3/12/12).

2012: Finished second in the Pac-12 and 15th in the NCAA with 294 strikeouts ... tied for second in the Pac-12 with 43 games started and finished third with 48 appearances ... fourth in the league with 237.08 innings pitched and was sixth with 21 wins ... had a 3.43 ERA and a 21-17 record in pitching decisions ... turned in 17 complete-game efforts ... posted three complete-game shutouts ... had 11 games with double-digit strikeouts ... allowed three hits with only one walk while striking out seven during 7.0 shutout innings against Western Michigan (2/10) ... did not allow an earned run in seven innings against Portland State (2/12), while not issuing a walk and striking out five ... had a three-game streak with 10 or more strikeouts from 2/17 through 2/18 at Louisville Slugger Desert Classic ... allowed one earned run on four hits to go with 10 strikeouts compared to one walk in 7.0-inning complete game effort over San Jose State (2/17) ... allowed two earned runs on four hits, while striking out 10, compared to just one walk, in 6.0 innings in win over Indiana (2/17) ... struck out 13 and did not issue a walk in 7.0-inning complete-game effort against Portland State (2/18), where she allowed two earned runs on six hits ... struck out nine and only walked two in just 4.0 innings against UC Riverside (2/19), where she gave up only two hits for one earned run ... tied school record with career-high 16 strikeouts with only three walks, while only giving up an earned run on three hits in 7.0-inning complete game at UNC Greensboro (2/25) ... pitched 6.0 shutout innings with only three hits, while striking out 12 and only walking two against Drexel (2/26) ... picked up complete-game victory after pitching 7.0 innings and allowing three earned runs on five hits with 10 strikeouts against North Dakota (3/3) ... only allowed one earned run on one hit, while striking out 10 and only walking two during complete-game victory at No. 24/RV New Mexico (3/4) ... did not allow an earned run on seven hits, while striking out 11 in 6.0 innings against Georgetown (3/9) ... threw season-high 7.2 innings against Stony Brook (3/10) and did not allow an earned run on five hits, while striking out seven ... threw her second no-hitter as a Ute and tied the school record again with her career high with 16 strikeouts in first game of doubleheader with Colgate (3/12) ... struck out nine in complete-game shutout win over Utah State (3/28), where she only allowed three hits to the Aggies ... gave up only one hit and one earned run in 3.0 innings during first game of Weber State doubleheader (4/25) ... struck out 10 in only 4.2 innings and did not allow an earned run in second game at WSU (4/25) ... allowed three earned runs on six hits in 6.0 innings during series opener against Oregon State (4/27) ... pitched career single-game high 8.0 innings against Utah Valley (5/8), allowing just one earned run on only five hits to go along with 12 strikeouts ... had a four-hit shutout in 7.0 innings during 6-0 win over No. 15/17 Stanford (5/10), while striking out eight.

2011: Went 21-12, tied for the second-most wins in the Mountain West Conference ... second in the MWC with 198 strikeouts ... tied for second with 56 batters struck out looking ... ranked sixth in the MWC with a 3.77 ERA as well as a .261 opponent batting average ... pitched 180.1 innings, third in the league ... made 42 appearances on the mound with 34 starts ... threw 11 complete games ... had three complete-game shutouts and combined for five more ... took the win in 10 straight decisions from March 22 through April 23 ... named MWC Pitcher of the Week (2/15) after striking out 23 in 19.2 innings at the season-opening Kajikawa Classic ... threw first career no-hitter at Utah against Idaho State (4/1) and also struck out seven ... was on the mound for a career-high 8.2 innings against No. 14 Oregon, striking out four while only walking one Duck ... had 10 or more strikeouts in four outings ... struck out a career-high 13 and only allowed four hits in seven-inning complete game against Wisconsin (3/6) ... had 12 K's with only one walk and did not allow an earned run in five innings against Syracuse (2/25) ... allowed six hits and two earned runs while striking out 11 and only walking one in seven-inning complete-game during first contest of doubleheader against Southern Utah (3/9) ... in six innings on the mound against George Mason (3/22), struck out 11 and gave up only four hits ... did not yield an earned run and only gave up one hit in six innings against Western Michigan (2/11) ... also struck out nine Broncos while only walking two.

Prior to Utah: Broke several CSI pitching records, including career marks for ERA (1.91) as well as strikeouts (427) and wins (46) ... had a career strikeout to walk ratio of nearly eight strikeouts per game to 1.68 walks ... earned All-American recognition in 2010 after posting a 28-9 record with 32 complete games and a 1.88 ERA ... her opponents hit .217 against her that season ... was a second-team Region 18 selection in 2009 ... during 2009 season, ranked third in the league in ERA (1.95), fourth in strikeouts (134) and second in wins (18) despite missing a month with a concussion.

High School/Travel Ball: Utah 2A State Player of the Year ... led San Juan High School to a state championship during her senior year ... earned all-state honors as a pitcher in each of her four seasons ... holds the Utah state record with 826 career strikeouts with 826 ... hit .442 with 29 RBIs, 29 runs, 10 home runs and 12 doubles during her senior season and recorded 292 strikeouts with a 1.30 ERA ... went 3-for-3 at the plate in the state championship game with a home run and finished with 16 strikeouts on the mound.

Personal: Full name is Generra Geffri Nielson ... parents are Jeff and Gena Nielson ... has a brother Nache (19), who is on an LDS mission in Toronto ... majoring in sociology ... born Dec. 16, 1989.

Nielson's Career Statistics

Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA 2011 3.77 21-12 42 34 11 3/5 0 180.1 185 109 97 53 198 29 2 25 793 .261 12 17 2 4 11 2012 3.43 21-17 48 43 17 3/2 0 237.0 219 136 116 101 294 38 1 45 1043 .239 16 8 0 3 13 TOTAL 3.57 42-29 90 77 28 6/7 0 417.1 404 245 213 154 492 67 3 70 1836 .248 28 25 2 7 24

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