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27 Lexi Mettler
Lexi  Mettler

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Turlock, Calif.

High School:
Pitman

Height:
5-9

Position:
P/UT


2017 (Sophomore Season)
Made 29 appearances in the circle with 11 starts
Also saw action in the outfield, making 14 starts (12 RF & 2 LF)
Pitched to a 5.00 ERA in 68.2 innings
Recorded three wins, including a complete game victory over East Carolina on Feb. 25
Against ECU pitched seven innings and allowed three runs and struck out one batter in a 7-3 win
Did not allow an earned run in two innings of relief against Virginia Tech on March 4 to earn her third win
Was 2-0 with a 4.67 ERA in 18 relief appearances
Went 1-for-4 at the plate on the year, recording a hit against Coppin State on Feb. 26

2016 (Freshman Season)
Played in 20 games, making four starts
Made three starts in RF and one at DH
Hit .250 with three runs scored and an RBI; four of her six hits were doubles
Also made one relief appearance in the circle
Went 2-for-5 with two doubles at UNCW on March 6

Background

• 2015 Central California Conference Offensive Player of the Year
• Three-time first-team all-league selection
• Four time CCC Academic All-League
• Honored with US Marine Corps Scholar-Athlete Award

Personal
• Daughter of April and Greg Mettler
• Has one sister, Addie (11)

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