| Blaire Luna
Earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Second Team honors in 2010 and 2011 ... named to the 2012 Easton All-America Second Team ... a two-time USA Softball National Player of the Year Top 10 Finalist, in 2010 and 2011 ... earned NFCA All-Central Region First Team honors in 2010 and 2011 and NFCA All-Central Region Second Team accolades in 2012 ... selected to the All-Big 12 First Team in 2010 and 2011 ... named All-Big 12 Second Team in 2012 ... earned a spot on the Academic All-Big 12 First Team in 2012 and Academic All-Big 12 Second Team in 2011 ... the 2010 Big 12 Pitcher of the Year and Freshman of the Year ... earned a place on the 2010 USA National Futures Team ... named the NFCA National Player of the Week twice (April 6, 2010, and March 22, 2011) ... selected as the USA Softball National Player of the Week on March 22, 2011 ... picked up Big 12 Pitcher of the Week accolades eight times during career (Feb. 16, 2010; March 22, 2010; April 6, 2010; April 27, 2010; Feb. 22, 2011; March 22, 2011; April 12, 2011; and April 26, 2011).
Enters senior season tied with Erin Tresselt (2007-10) for first on career saves chart with seven ... stands second to Cat Osterman (2002-06) on nearly every other Texas pitching record list including complete games (79 to 121), shutouts (35 to 85), strikeouts (1,006 to 2,265) and strikeouts per seven innings (10.63 to 14.34).
AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Finished third in the nation in strikeouts per seven innings (10.6) ... posted 22nd and final win of the season on May 25 in game one of the NCAA Super Regional against No. 12 Oregon, allowing one earned run in a complete game and striking out 10 ... during the start, became only the second player in Texas history to record 1,000 career strikeouts, joining All-American and Olympian Osterman ... had a tremendous weekend during the NCAA Austin Regional, posting a 0.81 ERA and two shutouts ... threw 26 innings, allowing 18 hits with four walks and 52 strikeouts ... threw 249 pitches on May 20 as the Longhorns posted back-to-back 5-0 shutouts against Northwestern to win the regional ... in the first game against Northwestern, allowed only two hits with a walk to go along with 15 strikeouts ... followed with a six-hitter versus the Wildcats with a one walk and 14 strikeouts ... against Houston on May 19 in NCAA Regional action, gave up one run on four hits with a walk and nine whiffs ... fanned 14 in a 2-0 loss against Northwestern to open the NCAA Austin Regional (May 18) ... threw three innings of no-hit relief at No. 25 Baylor (May 1) to pick up the win in the 7-3 decision ... pitched one-and-a-third perfect innings in relief against No. 18 Texas A&M (April 29) for third save of the year and seventh of career, tying Tresselt for the school record ... 13th win of the season came on April 5 against No. 11 Missouri ... went the distance, allowing three earned runs on seven hits with eight strikeouts against the Tigers ... recorded 14 strikeouts in a 5-0 shutout of No. 25 New Mexico on April 1, the sixth double-digit strikeout performance during the season ... with the victory, moved into second place on the Texas career lists for wins and complete games ... threw a shutout at No. 18 Hawai'i on March 13, allowing just two hits and four walks while striking out a season-high 16 batters ... in the Big 12 Conference opener against Texas Tech (March 6), threw six innings in an 8-0 run-rule decision with three hits, two walks and eight strikeouts ... allowed two hits in a shutout on March 2 against Sam Houston State, allowing one walk and striking out 13 batters ... on Feb. 25 at the Cathedral City (Calif.) Classic, topped No. 7 UCLA by striking out nine and allowing four runs on 10 hits ... threw a career-high nine innings on Feb. 19 against No. 10 Tennessee, giving up two runs, one earned, on six hits with five walks and 13 strikeouts as the Longhorns won 3-2 ... struck out 10 in a five-inning shutout against Colorado State (Feb. 12) ... opened the season against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 9), recording whiffs for first eight outs and had a no-hitter until the fourth inning.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011)
Ranked third in the NCAA with 16 complete-game shutouts ... led the Big 12 in blankings and stood second in opponent batting average (.165), while ranking fifth in strikeouts (316) and third in ERA (1.27) ... fired 30 complete games to rank third on the UT single-season charts and checked in sixth on the UT charts with 28 victories ... allowed just two hits and struck out six in blanking No. 8 Missouri 2-0 (May 7) ... pitched a three-hit, complete-game shutout and fanned 10 in a 3-0 win at No. 17 Baylor (April 27) ... logged 11.0 innings, one complete game and struck out 13 in the Longhorns' two-game sweep at Texas Tech (April 22-23) ... fired 12-and-two-thirds scoreless innings, including one complete-game shutout, as Texas swept its two-game series versus No. 11 Nebraska (April 9-10) ... fanned 20 and allowed just four hits in back-to-back complete-game shutouts of Cal State Fullerton (March 19) and Texas A&M Corpus Christi (March 23) ... threw a perfect game and fanned nine in Texas' 12-0 rout of No. 4 Washington (March 17) ... pitched a four-hit shutout and struck out 11 in a 1-0 win at Long Beach State (March 16) ... tossed four-straight complete-game shutouts, fanning at least 10 in each outing as UT downed Cal Poly, Loyola Marymount, Massachusetts and Hofstra ... recorded a season-high 14 strikeouts in eight-and-two-thirds innings of 6-5 losing effort to No. 4 Florida (Feb. 24) ... fired a complete game, allowing two runs on four hits, while fanning 13 in season debut victory against Louisville (Feb. 10).
AS A FRESHMAN (2010)
Led the Big 12 in strikeouts (404) and opponent batting average (.136), while ranking second in earned run average (1.39), victories (30), shutouts (11), appearances (46) and complete games (28) ... stood fourth in the NCAA with 11.7 strikeouts per seven innings and was fifth in total strikeouts ... pitched a complete-game two-hit shutout and fanned 12 as UT clinched the Big 12 title outright with a 6-0 win at Baylor (May 6) ... recorded third career no-hitter and fanned 12 in Texas' 8-0 win at Iowa State (May 1) ... earned the win after throwing a one-hitter and striking out eight against No. 7 Oklahoma State (April 24) ... tossed a complete game, allowing one run and four hits and striking out 14 in UT's 4-1 win against No. 21 Texas A&M (April 21) ... fired consecutive complete games, allowing two runs in each contest and totaled 20 strikeouts as the Longhorns took a two-game series from No. 7 Missouri (April 10-11) ... fired a complete game two-hitter and fanned seven in a 5-2 win over
No. 4 Michigan (March 20) ... tossed a complete game one-hitter with seven whiffs to lead UT to a 1-0 win over No. 7 Arizona State (March 18) ... pitched a six-inning no-hitter with 10 strikeouts in a 1-0 losing effort at North Texas (March 16) ... fired six-and-a-third innings and equaled a season best with 17 strikeouts as UT fell to No. 20 Tennessee, 3-2 (March 6) ... tossed a complete game four-hitter and struck out six in a 7-1 win over No. 16 Louisiana-Lafayette (Feb. 20) ... posted a season-best 17 strikeouts, allowed one run and scattered four hits in 4-1 win over No. 20 DePaul (Feb. 13) ... earned a win after throwing three innings of no-hit relief as UT beat No. 13 LSU, 2-1 (Feb. 13) ... pitched 46-and-two-thirds consecutive innings without surrendering an earned run from March 28 against Nebraska until April 10 versus Missouri ... also posted a streak of 42-and-a-third consecutive scoreless innings from March 28 against Nebraska until April 7 at Texas A&M ... fired an eight-inning no-hitter in collegiate debut against No. 19 North Carolina, walking one and fanning six (Feb. 12).
Played club softball for the Round Rock Blaze out of Round Rock, Texas, and head coach J.B. Slimp ... helped the Blaze to a 25th-place finish at the 2008 ASA Gold Nationals and a 49th-place finish in 2009.
A four-year letterwinner at Bowie High School ... two-time Texas Girls Coaches Association All-State selection (2008, 2009) ... tabbed 2009 District 25-5A MVP and three-time first-team all-district choice (2007-09) ... two-time Austin American-Statesman CenTex Player of the Year (2008, 2009) ... 2007 Austin American-Statesman CenTex Newcomer of the Year ... three-time All-CenTex First Team selection (2007-09) ... named to the 2008 Texas Sports Writers All-State Team ... led Bowie to the regional finals in 2009 with 27 wins, 316 strikeouts and a 0.55 ERA ... guided the Bulldogs to back-to-back state runner-up finishes in 2007 and 2008, posting 23 victories, 344 strikeouts and a 0.22 ERA in 2008 and 19 wins, 219 strikeouts and a 0.84 ERA in 2007 ... three-time Academic All-District 25-5A selection (2007-09).
Full name is Blaire Elizabeth Luna ... born Dec. 16, 1990, in Austin, Texas ... daughter of Michael Luna and Debbie Matheny ... has two brothers, Bret (32) and Chris (27) ... majoring in physical culture and sports ... six consecutive Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selections (Spring 2010 - Fall 2012).