#5 Nicole Nonnemacher
Nicole Nonnemacher Image
Height: 5-7
Class: JR
Position: P
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Bloomington, Ill.
Previous School: Normal Community


2014:  NAIA Pitcher of the Year ... NAIA All-American First Team selection ... National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-American Second Team selection ... NFCA Great Lakes All-Region First Team selection ... Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) All-Academic Team selection ... CCAC All-Tournament Team selection ... CCAC Pitcher of the Year ... All-CCAC First Team selection ... NAIA Pitcher of the Week (March 18) ... two-time CCAC Pitcher of the Week ... SXU-World Hyundai Athlete of the Month (March 2014) ... played in and started 55 of team's 57 games ... hit .301 (53-for-176) ... was team leader in at-bats, second in hits and fourth in batting average ... had seven doubles and tied for team-best with two triples ... scored 22 runs and had the second most RBI with 32 ... third in total bases with 64 ... had a .364 slugging percentage and a .358 on-base percentage ... second in walks with 16 ... had four sacrifice bunts and one sacrifice fly ... was 4-for-4 in stolen base attempts ... made 17 putouts with 22 assists and just two errors for a .951 fielding percentage ... made 30 appearances in the circle with 24 starts ... was 21-6 with a team-best 0.67 ERA in 189.1 innings ... tossed 24 complete games with a team-high 16 shutouts ... tossed four no-hitters including one perfect game ... team leader in saves with two ... allowed only 25 runs (18 earned) and held oppenents to a team-low .153 batting average ... set the single season SXU record for strikeouts with 289.

2013:  NAIA All-American First Team selection ... 2013 Softball All-Championship Team selection ... NFCA Great Lakes Region Second Team selection ... CCAC Freshman of the Year ... All-CCAC First Team selection ... CCAC Player of the Week award winner ... named SXU-World Hyundai Athlete of the Month (March 2013) ... named SXU Freshman of the Year ... played in 56 of team's 59 games with 55 starts and a freshman ... team leader in multiple catagories, including batting average (.397), at-bats (174), hits (69), runs (48) doubles (13), total bases (88), slugging percentage (.506), on-base percentage (.483) and set SXU record for walks in a season with 31 ... also hit two home runs ... was 4-for-5 on stolen base attempts ... had 32 putouts, 30 assists and just three errors for a .954 fielding percentage ... made 30 appearances in the circle with 24 starts ... set SXU record for most strikeouts in a season with 263 also threw 58 walks ... pitched no-hitter vs Grace (Ind.) on 3/10/13 ... had a 24-5 record with an earned run average of 1.80 ... threw 23 complete games with four shutouts ... pitched 191 innings ... held oppenents to a .189 batting average.

Prep:  Played softball at Normal Community High School in Normal, Ill. ... named the Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Year during her junior and senior seasons.

Date of Birth: June 2, 1994 ... Parents: Mary and Jeff Nonnemacher

Roster for 2015 Softball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
1Megan JamesSRCL/R5-4Oak Forest, Ill.Marist
2Holly HildenSRC/1BR/R5-5Belvidere, Ill.Belvidere North
3Savannah KinsellaSO2B/SSR/R5-7Munster, Ind.Andrean
5Nicole NonnemacherJRPL/R5-7Bloomington, Ill.Normal Community
6Alex BahnerSRCR/R5-8Rochester Hills, Mich.Adams
7Kasey KanagaJROF/2BL/R5-3Metamora, Ill.Metamora
8Katie SearsSROFL/L5-4Chicago, Ill.Evansville/Mother McAuley
9Erin HoulihanSROFR/R5-4Tinley Park, Ill.Lincoln-Way North
10Rebeka FergusonJRSSL/R5-9Chatham, Ill.IPFW/Heartland CC/Glenwood
11Shannon LauretSROFR/R5-6Beach Park, Ill.Zion-Benton
12Callie BrownSOP/OFR/R5-6West Des Moines, IowaValley
13Caroline KuzelFRP/OFL/R5-9Orland Park, Ill.Sandburg
16Samantha SaundersSR2BR/R5-4Burbank, Ill.Reavis
19Denise AndersonJROFL/R5-5Arvada, Colo.Ralston Valley
21Jessica ArebaloJRCR/R5-4Palos Heights, Ill.Kankakee CC/Stagg
23Amanda HainlenSR1BR/R6-0Bloomington, Ill.Heartland CC/Bloomington
26Sarah SaundersSR3BR/R5-4Burbank, Ill.Reavis
31Franchesca GraffeoSO3BR/R5-3Crestwood, Ill.Shepard
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Head Coach
15th season
Erin Mollohan Image
Assistant Coach
3rd season