Junior pitcher garners second team honors for second straight year.
For the Record: Set school game record with 19 strikeouts against Florida Gulf Coast, Feb. 20 … broke school season record for strikeouts with 295 and ranked fifth in innings pitched (242.2)… also ranks tied for third in strikeouts in a season (196 in 2014) and fifth in complete games (28 in 2014) ... ranks third in career complete games (63) and strikeouts (598), fourth in innings pitched (622) and tied for fifth in games started (93).
2015: NFCA All-Midwest Region first team ... Second Team All-Big Ten ... Academic All-District V ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Pitcher of the Week, Feb. 23 … saw action in 43 games, starting 37 … posted a 20-17 record and one save with a school record 295 strikeouts and a 2.02 ERA in 242.2 innings pitched … threw a complete-game no-hitter against Indiana State, April 29 … tossed four complete-game one-hitters (vs. #24 Texas A&M, vs. Indiana State and twice vs. Wisconsin) … struck out five or more batters in 29 games, including 10 or more in 13 contests … held opposing batters to a .196 average … ranks ninth nationally in strikeouts (295), 30th in strikeouts per seven innings (8.5), 35th in hits allowed per seven innings (5.02), 41st in wins (20) and 43rd in ERA (2.02) … among Big Ten players, ranks first in looking strikeouts (71), second in strikeouts and innings pitched, third in opponent batting average, fourth in ERA and wins … in Big Ten play, ranks first in innings pitched (105), third in looking strikeouts (29) and strikeouts (115), fourth in opponent batting average (.221) and fifth in ERA (2.53).
2014: Third Team All-Midwest Region ... Second Team All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten ... ranked among the Top 50 nationally in wins (43rd with 21) and also ranked 53rd in strikeouts (196) and 54th in shutouts (6) ... boasted a 21-16 record in 39 appearances ... started 36 games and tossed 28 complete games, ranking fifth on the Purdue season list ... tossed six shutouts ... struck out 196 batters in 223 innings, while allowing just 65 walks ... owned a 2.89 ERA ... recorded five or more strikeouts in 24 games, including season best 10 in pair of games vs. Tennessee Tech ... ranked among the Top 10 in the Big Ten in innings pitched (2nd with 223), wins (4th with 21), strikeouts (4th with 196), looking strikeouts (6th with 42), ERA (10th with 2.89) and opponent batting average (10th with .245) ... in conference play, ranked second in the league in wins (10) and innings pitched (99.0), fifth in strikeouts (69) and eighth in looking strikeouts (14) ... registered three plate appearances vs. Virginia, recording a two-run single and a hit by pitch ... named to the Easton Crimson Classic all-tournament team.
2013: Big Ten Pitcher of the Week, 4/15 ... made 39 appearances in the circle, including 20 starts ... struck out a team-best 107 batters in 156 innings of work ... threw nine complete games and picked up saves against Drake and No. 21 Nebraska ... posted an 8-16 record with a 2.96 ERA ... struck out five or more batters five times, including season-best nine in an eight-inning effort at Ohio State ... was the team's starting designated player against Sam Houston State ... posted her first collegiate hit with a single up the middle against Texas A&M Corpus Christi, while also drawing a walk in the game ... ranked tied for first in saves (2) and ninth in ERA (2.96) ... in conference play, ranked second in saves (1), ninth in looking strikeouts (14) and 10th in ERA (3.50).
High School: Named ESPN first team High School All-American and Gatorade Softball Player of the Year for the state of Illinois as a senior ... posted a 27-3 record her final season with an 0.88 ERA and 254 strikeouts in 192 innings, while also batting .393 with 33 RBI, 28 runs and a .696 slugging percentage ... a three-time unanimous all-DuPage Valley Conference and first team all-area player, garnering the honors each of her final three seasons ... earned team MVP honors as a junior ... named academic all-conference her freshman, sophomore and junior years and as an Illinois State scholar in 2011 ... a three-time Academic Excellence Award Winner ... a three-time honor roll member ... member of the Mu Alpha Theta mathematics honor society and the Spanish honor society ... played summer ball for the Carol Stream Storm and Illinois Chill Gold, which clinched an 18U ASA Gold National bid in 2010 and went to PGF nationals in 2011.
Personal Information: Full name is Lillian Aline Fecho ... born Dec. 8, 1993 ... parents are Robert and Claudia Fecho ... has one sister, Lauren ... plans on majoring in engineering.