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Coley Ries

Position: P
College Experience: Minnesota State


2017: Made 52 appearances in the circle for the Mavericks, including 43 starts…Boasted a 41-3 record, the 41 wins led the NCAA and set an MSU single-season record…Led the NCAA in strikeouts with 476 and shutouts with 17…Her 476 strikeouts set an MSU single-season record…Threw back-to-back perfect games against Northern State and MSU Moorhead…Named the NSIC Pitcher of the Week five times …Threw 58 consecutive scoreless innings…Earned her third NSIC Pitcher of the Year award, her third All-NSIC First Team honor and her third NSIC All-Academic Team honor…Struck out at least 10 batters in 26 games, including a season-high 19 against Lewis…Received NFCA All-American First Team honors and D2CCA All-American First Team honors and was the only unanimous NFCA first team selection…Named to the NSIC All-Tournament Team…Named the D2CCA Pitcher of the Year and the NFCA Player of the Year…Finished fifth in the NCAA with a 1.05 ERA and second in hits per seven innings (2.59)…Finished her career as Minnesota State’s all-time leader in wins (119), appearances (146), innings pitched (999.1), strikeouts (1,481) and saves (9)…Is also second all-time at MSU in compete games (104) and shutouts (39)…Her 119 wins are tied for the 14th most in Division II history and her 1,481 strikeouts are the fifth most…Received CoSIDA Academic All-American First Team for her efforts both on the field and in the classroom…Went 5-0 and threw all 35 innings in five consecutive days at the NCAA Championships and tallied a 1.20 ERA and 50 strikeouts, en route to being named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player and led her team to the NCAA Division II National Championship.

2016: Owned a 29-7 record in junior season... In 255 innings pitched, compiled 1.18 ERA and fanned 434 batters in establishing a school single-season record... Made 35 starts and notched 26 complete games and nine shutouts... Held opposing batters to .151 average... Racked up 24 strikeouts against Winona State on April 12 -  the fourth most strikeouts in a NCAA DII game and the most ever in a 10-inning game... Threw third career no-hiiter in a win over Central Oklahoma on March 20 and had streak of 45.1 scoreless innings during season... Recorded 1,000 career strikeout in game vs. Upper Iowa on May 6... Named NFCA DII National Pitcher of the Week on April 20... Four-time NSIC Pitcher of the Week [3/14, 3/22, 3/29, 4/19]... 2016 NSIC Pitcher of the Year...First Team All-NSIC... NFCA All-Central Region First Team... D2CCA All-Central Region First Team... D2CCA All-Central Region Pitcher of the Year...Named to the D2CCA All-American Second Team and the NFCA Al-American Third Team...Named to the NSIC All-Academic Team.


2015: Made 41 appearances, including 33 starts for the Purple and Gold...Finished with 21-16 record and 2.44 ERA...Threw 20 complete games, while pitching in 221.1 innings...Registered six shutouts and held opponents to a .210 batting average...297 strikeouts..Threw two no-hitters in consecutive days, against Northern State (4/10/15) and MSU Moorhead (4/11/15)...Received Second Team All-NSIC honors...Named to the Daktronics All-Central Region Second Team...Named to NSIC All-Academic Team.

2014: Made 37 appearances, including 29 starts…Posted a 23-8 record to go along with a 1.92 ERA…Named NSIC Pitcher of the Year…Threw 20 complete games, including six shutouts, to go along with 193.2 innings pitched…Named NSIC Pitcher of the Week three times…Recorded at least 10 strikeouts in seven games, including a career-high 17 against Concordia-St. Paul (3/26)…Named All-NSIC First Team…Won 10 straight starts…Named to the Daktronics All-Central Region First Team and NFCA All-Central Region Second Team…Led pitching staff with 242 strikeouts…Held opposing batters to .198 batting average.

2013: Pitched 34.2 innings and had total of 32 Ks… Posted 5-1 record, 2.42 era… Held opponents to .267 batting average… Received medical redshirt year due to injury.
High School:  Was a five-year starter and letterwinner at Mankato East...Helped lead Cougars to three Big Nine conference titles…Pitched her way to a 85-18 record during her career and retired 786 batters via the strike-out…Blasted a walk-off eighth-inning home run against Mankato West to clinch the Big Nine title as a senior…Was an all-conference, all-section, All-State and All-State Tournament team selection as senior, junior and sophomore…Was also an all-conference selection as a freshman…Mankato East finished fourth at state her senior season and third at state as a sophomore and junior...Also participated in tennis for five seasons and basketball for four.


Personal: Daughter of John and Sue Ries…Mother Sue played tennis at Minnesota State from 1979-81…Born Feb. 21, 1994…Majoring in mass media at Minnesota State.


# Name POS
1 Brittany Gomez UTILITY
7 Koral Costa OF
8 Haylie McCleney OF
9 Taylor Gadbois OF
20 Breja'e Washington OF
26 Bailey Landry OF


# Name POS
10 Haley Outon C
15 Mandy Ogle C
23 Kristyn Sandberg C


# Name POS
5 Renada Davis SS
11 Kylee Lahners IF
14 Mysha Sataraka 3B
33 Missy Taukeiaho IF
35 Alisa Goler IF
42 Ruby Rivera IF
77 Kelsey Stewart IF
88 Nadia Taylor IF


# Name POS
3 Ally Carda P
12 Dallas Escobedo P
13 Delanie Gourley P
16 Jill Compton P
17 Lauren Haeger P
18 Coley Ries P
27 Emily Vincent P
34 Kelsee Selman-Rowe P
44 Brittany Mack-Oakes P