Erin Burner finishes career as program's all-time home run leader.
May 16, 2015
St. John's set to face New Mexico State in elimination game on Saturday.
Erin Burner picks up second-consecutive all-region accolades.
May 15-17, 2015
2015 Season Preview
2015 NCAA Regional game - St. John's vs. New Mexico State - Tucson, Arizona - May 16, 2015
Photos from the 2015 NCAA Tucson Regional opening game between St. John's and No. 16/18 Arizona on May 15, 2015. (Photos courtesy of Luke Adams)
The 2015 BIG EAST Softball Championship in Rosemont, Illinois. (Photos courtesy of BIG EAST/Steve Woltmann)
St. John's softball vs. Iona on April 15, 2015.
An inside look at the USF Presidents Day Weekend Tournament in Tampa, Florida, from Feb. 13-15, 2015. (Photos courtesy of Jason Roberts/Envision Sports Media)
As a junior in 2015: Awarded BIG EAST Pitcher of the Year after going 7-1 with a 0.90 ERA in conference play, throwing seven complete games that included a pair of shutouts while picking up a save ... named to the Second Team NFCA All-Great Lakes Region Team … pitched in 24 games, starting 20 … finished the season 11-8 with a conference-low 2.33 ERA in 120.0 innings of work … recorded 124 strikeouts, 13 complete games, while holding opponents to a conference-low .219 batting average … grabbed a spot on the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team … also named the BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week on March 30.
As a sophomore in 2014: Named Second Team All-BIG EAST ... appeared in 34 games, starting in 30 ... finished with a team-leading 2.95 ERA and a 13-15 record ... pitched 15 complete games including six shutouts ... earned a team-leading two saves ... recorded 131 strikeouts in 149.2 innings of work ... named the BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week on March 10 after finishing the USF-Under Armour Showcase with a 2-1 record and 18 strikeouts in four games started, pitching a pair of complete games including a two-hit shutout against Indiana State (March 8) ... picked up two BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll accolades.
As a freshman in 2013: Named Third Team All-BIG EAST ... appeared in 39 games, starting in 26 ... finished season with a 2.65 ERA for an 11-17 record with 16 complete games and three shutouts in 185 innings of work ... tied for second in single-season strikeouts with 207 ... held opponents to a .234 batting average ... struck out season-best 14 against Fordham on April 30 ... named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on April 29.
Before St. John's: Captain of her softball, basketball, and volleyball teams at Luverne High School ... During her senior year she won 17 games in 153 innings pitched recording 262 strikeouts with a 0.55 ERA ... holds high school pitching records in wins, ERA, strikeouts, shutouts and no hitters .. MVP of her high school softball team from 2008 to 2012 ... a member of the Area Softball All Tournament team from 2007 to 2012 ... holds career OBA percentage and stolen base records for her high school ... member of the Georgia Elite Gold team for two years as a pitcher ... was an AHSAA North-South All-Star in 2011.
Personal: Daughter of Jimmy and Barbara Free ... has one brother Chase Free and one sister Charlsi ... member of the SGA ... participates in toy drives and the Peanut boil festival ... majoring in sports management ... hopes to one day become an athletic director.