18 Greta Cecchetti
18 Greta Cecchetti
Birth Date: 01/20/2011
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bollate, Italy
High School: Liceo Scientifico
Previous College: Polk State College
Position: P
Bats/Throws: R/R

2011 (JUNIOR): Started 14 games in the circle for the Islanders while posting a team-best 1.61 ERA and going 8-4…tossed a complete-game shutout at UT Arlington (5/8) that clinched the regular season title…second on the team with one save…threw 91.1 innings while striking out 66 batters…threw eight complete games on the season…pitched a season-high eight innings against McNeese State (4/23) while reaching a season high of nine strikeouts at Houston Baptist (4/20). 

Prior to Texas A&M – Corpus Christi: Played at Polk State College for head coach Jeff Ellis…was a two-year starter for the Vikings and holds the season and career records for pitchers in ERA, wins and strikeouts…led her team to a 2009 Suncoast Conference Championship…her 2010 team finished with a record of 40-18 and Cecchetti was named an NJCAA Second Team All-American…was named Suncoast Conference Pitcher of the Year, First Team All-State and First Team All-Suncoast following both the 2009 and 2010 seasons. 

High School: Attended Liceo Scientifico in Livorno, Italy…from 2004-11 played for the Italian National Team and was part of the 2007 European Championship team…played in Italian Softball League from 2004-11…won the 2005 Italian Championship…started game against Japan in the 2009 KFC World Cup in Oklahoma.

Personal: Born Greta Cecchetti on March 24, 1989, in Bollate, Italy…parents are Franco Cecchetti and Miriam Cerri…majoring in psychology.