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- Madison Hir
Madison  Hir

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
American Heritage School

Position:
P

Experience:
2L



AS A JUNIOR (2016)
-Posted a 6-10 record her junior season with a 5.74 ERA and 35 strikeouts over 75.2 innings pitched
-Earned Pitcher of the Week after picking up two victories in UAB’s series win over Charlotte, allowing just one run and four hits over 9.2 innings for a 0.72 ERA.
-Went the distance against the 49ers on March 25 allowing just one run off four hits with two strikeouts over five innings in a 9-1 victory
-Earned a second victory over Charlotte pitching 4.2 innings of relief, allowing just three hits (March 26)
-Tossed a complete-game victory with a career-high seven strikeouts over Jacksonville State to cap UAB’s 500th program win (April 5)
-Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015)
- Went 5-4 in 2015 with a 5.06 ERA and 25 strikeouts
- Picked up the Blazers’ first save of the season after blanking UTEP (March 14) for the final two innings in game two
- Did not factor into the decision despite pitching into extra innings in game two against North Texas (March 7), allowing four runs on five hits with three strikeouts
- Tossed a complete game, one-hit shutout against Towson (Feb. 27), striking out the Tigers four times
- Picked up the win after going the distance against Wichita State (Feb. 21), holding the Shockers to two runs (none earned) on four hits with three strikeouts
- Earned the win after blanking Wisconsin (Feb. 15) for three innings on Sunday, allowing the Badgers one hit
- Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
- Appeared in four games for the Blazers as a freshman
- Threw three innings of work, allowing three hits and three runs
- Made her debut on Feb. 14 against No. 18 Missouri at the Getterman Classic
- Made her home debut in UAB's win over Kennesaw State on April 15 and also notched her first career strikeout in that contest
- Pitched an inning in relief at No. 17 Oklahoma and didn't allow a hit against the Sooners
- Also scored a run against Lipscomb on April 2
- Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL
- Played for head coach Al Simpson at American Heritage School in Boca Raton, Fla.
- All-conference first team selection in 2010 and 2011
- Won the Florida 2010 Softball Rookie of the Year Award
- Played on two Florida High School Athletic Association 3A State Championship teams
- Placed on the 2012 Miracle Sports All-State Honorable Mention team
- Named to the 2009 USSSA World Series All-Tournament Team and won was named the USSSA World Series Outstanding Pitcher in 2009
- Member of the 2010 Triple Crown 16U National Championship team and the 2010 USSSA North Florida 18U State Championship team
- Member of the National Honor Society and was involved with her high school's student government

PERSONAL
- Full name is Madison McKenzie Hir
- Born Jan.16, 1995
- Daughter of Dave and Christine Hir
- Has one brother, Braden and two sisters, McKayla and Bailey
- Majoring in exercise science