Dawson's Game-By-Game Stats: 2017
Pitched in 18 games for the Bearkats, starting six of them and going 2-5 for the season … threw 43.2 innings, mostly as a relief pitcher … finished the season with 20 strikeouts and two complete games and a 5.93 ERA … started in the infield and picked up a hit against Northern Colorado on February 17 … dominated against Houston Baptist on May 6, allowing just five hits and one run in a complete game … pitched a complete game against UIW in the second half of a double-header on March 9, allowing just six hits and two runs while striking out eight hitters …
A dual-threat for the Kats, Dawson made 39 appearances and 32 starts in the lineup and 10 appearances in the circle as a true freshman … hit .320 in 97 at-bats, slugging .474 … connected for 31 hits to go with six doubles, three homers and 15 RBI … also had hits in three of her final four pinch-hitting opportunities … struck out 11 in 20.2 innings in the circle … had seven multi-hit and four multi-RBI games … had most effective outing in the circle at Incarnate Word (3/11), getting the start and allowing just two hits and one unearned run while striking out two in taking a no-decision … got her first two RBI on Opening Day against Prairie View (2/10), going 2-for-4 against the Panthers … had a double and a three-run homer against UTSA (2/22) … had a pair of RBI at Houston (3/3) … that came after hitting a solo home run earlier in the day against Wisconsin (3/3) … hit a three-run shot for her third homer of the year and a double as part of a 10-0 win over Incarnate Word (3/10) … had a pair of hits and an RBI in win over Texas Southern (3/14) … had a pair of hits in win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (4/15) … had a pinch-hit RBI single in win at Houston Baptist (5/5).
Coronado High School
Played pitcher and infield for J.J. Johnson at Coronado High School in Lubbock… Batted .461 with 15 doubles, one triple, 22 home runs and 92 RBIs with a 2.91 ERA… Named All-District MVP in senior season… also named All-District, Super Team, TGCA All State, All State, Academic All-State and Lonestar Varsity Player of the Year… played club for ProForm Fastpitch… also played volleyball, wrestling, pole vault, track, soccer, basketball and gymnastics.
Born March 30, 1998… parents are Steve and Karen Dawson.