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Dana Alcocer
Dana Alcocer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Canyon Del Oro

Last College:
Pima CC

Position:
P

B/T:
R/R



2009: Saw action in 22 games, starting 15 ... tossed eight complete games, including two shutouts ... posted a 5-8 record with 58 strikeouts in 88.1 innings of work ... named Big Ten Player of the Week (2/9) after striking out four in a complete-game victory over No. 4 UCLA, Purdue's biggest win in program history ... threw a complete-game shutout against Winthrop, including seven strikeouts ... tossed a complete-game shutout with five strikeouts in a 2-0 win over No. 10 Northwestern ... issued five Ks in a complete-game victory over No. 19 Louisville in the NCAA Regionals ... also registered five strikeouts against Mississippi State and against No. 6 Arizona in the NCAA Regional Championship game.

2008: Appeared in 40 games, including 31 starts ... Posted an 19-14 record and 3.24 ERA ... Threw 198.2 innings, including a five-inning complete-game no-hitter with four strkeouts against UC Davis (2/29) ... Posted 17 complete games, including eight seven-inning performances and one eight-inning game vs. Valparaiso (4/15) ... Chalked up three shutouts: vs. Syracuse (2/17), vs. UC-Davis (2/29) and vs. Valparaiso (4/15) ... Pitched 17 complete games, including her last three starts ... Accumulated 138 strikeouts ... Racked up five or more strikeouts nine times, including a season-high nine vs. Appalachian State (2/24) and vs. Valparaiso (4/15) ... Picked up lone save at Jacksonville (3/11) ... Ranked 58th nationally for victories (19)...Ranks among the top 10 of the Big Ten in several categories: seventh in wins (19), tied for seventh in appearances (40), and seventh in innings pitched (198.2), tenth in strikeouts (138) and looking strikeouts (37) ... Ranks sixth on Purdue single-season wins list with 18 ... Ranks 58th nationally with 19 victories.

Pima Community College: Finished career at Pima with a 47-8 record and a 1.50 ERA ... struck out 333 batters in 327 innings in two seasons ... named to NJCAA All-America Second Team, NJCAA All-Region I First Team, and All-ACCAC First Team after posting a 23-5 record and 1.14 ERA in 2007 ... registered 178 innings pitched and 213 strikeouts in second season ... led team to 2006 NJCAA Division I National Championship while earning National Tournament MVP honors ... named to All-ACCAC Third Team in first season after going 24-3 with a 1.93 ERA ... struck out 127 batters in 149 innings in 2006 ... earned NJCAA Division I National Pitcher of the Week and ACCAC Pitcher of the Week in April of 2006 ... represented the United States on a junior college all-star team at the 2007 World University Games in Bangkok, Thailand.

High School: Led team to 5A State Championship and named Arizona Co-Player of the Year during senior campaign ... earned Team MVP and team captain honors in each of last three seasons ... named All-Region First Team and All-City Second Team in both sophomore and junior seasons ... three-time letterwinner in softball, as well as one-time in volleyball, cross country and swimming.

Personal: Full name is Dana Reneá Alcocer ... born on Aug. 6, 1987 ... parents are James and Joyce Alcocer ... has two sisters: Lindsey and Hannah ... majoring in sports psychology.