Kernen two-run home run leads Hurricane
Golden Hurricane vs. Cardinal at 4 p.m. in Lincoln, Neb.
Barrett and Creger on first team, Middlebrooks on second-team All-Midwest Region
Golden Hurricane awaits NCAA Tournament selection
Creger struck out 12 batters and Barrett hit a two-run homer
Career at Tulsa: A two-year letterwinner ... has made 65 appearances in the circle with 46 starts ... has a 43-9 record with a 1.71 ERA, 34 complete games, 17 shutouts, four saves and three no-hitters ... has 440 strikeouts, and allowed 186 hits, 103 runs, 84 earned runs and 156 walks in 344.1 innings, and allowed a .160 opponent batting average ... also has a .276 batting average with 22 RBI, 15 runs, three home runs, nine doubles, a .345 on-base percentage and a .448 slugging percentage (one season batting).
Sophomore (2012): Made 29 appearances with 22 starts ... posted a 19-6 record and a 2.54 ERA ... pitched 13 complete games, six shutouts and struck out 184 batters in 151.1 innings ... allowed 95 hits, 65 runs, 55 earned runs, 83 walks and a .183 opponent batting average - all while battling back from the effects of an offseason injury ... recorded more than 10 strikeouts five times ... matched her career high with 15 strikeouts, against just one walk, one run and three hits in a complete-game win vs. No. 25 New Mexico (3/31) ... struck out eight and allowed three hits in a shutout win vs. Loyola Marymount (2/24) ... struck out eight and allowed one hit in a win over North Texas (3/4) ... struck out 14 batters vs. Oklahoma State (3/7) ... in her next outing, struck out 11 in a one-hit win at UCF (3/10) ... struck out 11 batters in a win at Southern Miss (3/24; G1) ... struck out nine in a two-hit shutout win at Arkansas (3/28) ... was brilliant with seven strikeouts in a one-hit 1-0 win over Central Arkansas (4/17) ... struck out 10 batters in a 3-0 win at UAB (5/5; G2) to clinch share of C-USA title ... struck out eight in shutout win over Southern Miss in the C-USA Tournament (5/10) ... pitched 4.0 shutout innings in relief, allowing one hit to earn the win in NCAA Regional opener vs. No. 24 Oregon State (5/18).
Freshman (2011): Third-Team NFCA All-America selection ... NFCA Midwest Region selection ... Conference USA Freshman of the Year ... First-Team All-Conference USA and C-USA All-Freshman Team selection ... pitched three no-hitters ... ranked second in the nation with 3.30 hits allowed per seven innings, ranked fifth in the nation with a 1.05 ERA and ranked 17th in the nation with 9.3 strikeouts per seven innings ... posted a 24-3 record with a 1.05 ERA in 36 appearances and 24 starts with 21 complete games, 12 shutouts and four saves in 193.0 innings ... struck out 256 batters, walked just 73 and allowed 91 hits, 38 runs, 29 earned runs and a .141 opponent batting average ... set school records for ERA, wins, strikeouts, strikeouts per seven innings, opponent batting average, shutouts and strikeouts looking ... at the plate, hit .276 with 29 hits in 105 at-bats, and tallied 22 RBI, 15 runs scored, nine doubles, three home runs, 10 walks, a .345 on-base percentage and a .448 slugging percentage ... posted double-digit strikeouts 10 times ... had multiple hits in six games, multiple runs in three games and multiple RBI in five games ... no-hit Long Island, striking out nine batters with just two walks (2/19) ... tossed a no-hitter against UT Arlington with 13 strikeouts and three walks (2/25) ... pitched her third no-hitter at Memphis, striking out 15 batters with just two walks ... allowed two or fewer hits in 10 contests ... at the plate, went 3-for-3 with a double a walk, two RBI and a run scored vs. Centenary (2/26; 1) ... earned the complete-game victory over No. 9 Oklahoma, striking out eight and allowing just two hits in the 1-0 shutout (3/23) ... homered and drove in three runs in the NCAA Regional vs. Missouri State (5/21).
High School: A three-year letterwinner in softball and a first-team all-conference selection as a junior at Mustang High School ... posted a 24-3 pitching record recorded 238 strikeouts, and put up a .350 career batting average ... hit .350 as a junior, and went 15-1 in the circle with 140 strikeouts ... she was also an all-state swimmer as a senior, where she won the Oklahoma State Championship in the 50-meter freestyle and finished runner-up in the 100-meter freestyle.
Personal: Born Aimee Sherice Creger on March 27, 1992 in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... daughter of Wes and Robin Creger ... has one sister ... uncle Steve Mooney played football at Tulsa ... biggest sports thrill is pitching a perfect game or no-hitter ... most memorable event was beating Oklahoma in Tulsa during the 2011 regular season, a game in which she earned the victory ... dream as a child was to have her name on a bat ... hobbies include swimming ... favorite movies are The Guardian and The Lion King ... favorite TV shows are "Spongebob," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Criminal Minds" ... favorite books are the Harry Potter series and The Hunger Games major is exercise and sports science.
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