Eagle Lake, Minnesota
2017 NCAA Division II National Champion
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Ries majored in mass media and minored in communication studies at MSU. She recently got her masters degree in educational leadership. She enjoys writing and sharing stories.
Ries most recently signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bandits in 2020. After graduating from MSU, she signed a one-year contract with the Texas Charge. She played for the Bandits in 2018 and Aussie Peppers in 2019.
- 2017 Finished career as MSU’s all-time leader in wins (119), appearances (146), innings pitched (999.1), strikeouts (1,481) and saves (9)
- 2017 NCAA Division II National Championship Most Outstanding Player
- 2017 NCAA Division II National Champion
- 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-American First Team
- 2017 Led the NCAA and set an MSU single-season record with 41 wins
- 2017 Led the NCAA in strikeouts with 476 and shutouts with 17
- 2017 Set a single MSU record with 476 strikeouts
- 2017 Five-time NSIC Pitcher of the Week
- 2017 NSIC Pitcher of the Year
- 2017 All-NSIC First Team
- 2017 NSIC All-Academic Team
- 2017 NFCA All-American First Team (only unanimous selection)
- 2017 D2CCA All-American First Team
- 2017 NSIC All-Tournament Team
- 2017 D2CCA Pitcher of the Year
- 2017 NFCA Player of the Year
- 2016 Fanned 434 batters and compiled a 1.18 ERA in 255 innings pitched to set a school single-season record
- 2016 NFCA DII National Pitcher of the Week on April 20
- 2016 Four-time NSIC Pitcher of the Week (3/14, 3/22, 3/29, 4/19)
- 2016 NSIC Pitcher of the Year
- 2016 First Team All-NSIC
- 2016 NFCA All-Central Region First Team
- 2016 D2CCA All-Central Region First Team
- 2016 D2CCA All-Central Region Pitcher of the Year
- 2016 D2CCA All-American Second Team
- 2016 NFCA All-American Third Team
- 2016 NSIC All-Academic Team
- 2015 Second Team All-NSIC
- 2015 Daktronics All-Central Region Second Team
- 2015 Named to NSIC All-Academic Team
- 2014 NSIC Pitcher of the Year
- 2014 Three-time NSIC Pitcher of the Week
- 2014 All-NSIC First Team
- 2014 Daktronics All-Central Region First Team
- 2014 NFCA All-Central Region Second Team
Career stats do not include AUX season stats.
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