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24 Maddie Cornell
B/T: R/R
Height: 5-6
Class: SR
Position: P
Major: Biology
Hometown: Vinton, IA
Previous School: Vinton-Shellsburg

2016 at Taylor: Played in 26 games, starting five of those in her junior year for TU, primarily as a pitcher…Notched a 3-6 record from the circle on the season in 61.2 innings pitched…Tied for the team-lead with three saves…Struck out 32 hitters and allowed opposing batters to hit .293 against her…Allowed 40 runs, with 32 of those being earned, to post an earned-run average of 3.63…Pitched a complete game in a 9-1 romp over Goshen on April 7, allowing one earned run, one walk, five hits and striking out four batters…Was one of two Trojans to not commit an error in the field…Earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Crossroads League accolades.

2015 at Taylor: Cornell played in 20 games for 36-16 Taylor, making 17 appearances as a pitcher with six starts in her sophomore season…Finished with a record of 7-2 from the circle in 53.2 innings pitched on the season…The seven wins ranked her at No. 15 in the Crossroads League…Posted an ERA of 3.39 to rank No. 13 in the Crossroads League…Though in a smaller sample size, she gave up just 60 hits on the season, the fewest allowed amongst all Crossroads League pitchers and No. 29 in the nation for that category…Ranked first in the Crossroads League with just 35 runs allowed (No. 33 in the NAIA) and 26 earned runs allowed (No. 30 in the NAIA)…Struck out 29 hitters and held opponent bats to a .271 average, the 11th-lowest mark in the league…Went five shutout innings to earn the win against Northwood (Fla.) on January 28, striking out five and allowing just two walks and three hits…Totaled a career-high six strikeouts in a complete game, 8-4 win from the circle against Bethel on April 24…Went 1-for-2 from the plate with a single to left field in that contest against the Pilots for her first career hit…Pitched four innings in three appearances during the Crossroads League Tournament, allowing just one unearned run and one hit while holding opponents to a .071 batting average.

2014 at Taylor: Made 10 appearances as a freshman pitcher for the Trojans, posting an ERA of 2.86 and a record of 1-0 in 22 innings pitched…Earned her first collegiate win in Taylor’s season opening, 8-6 victory against Northwood (Fla.)…Conceded nine earned runs with nine walks and nine strikeouts on the season...Taylor finished 42-17 overall for the most wins in program history for a season, highlighted by a Crossroads League regular season and tournament title and the program’s first win in the NAIA National Tournament, a 4-3 victory in extra-innings over Georgetown (Ky.)

Prep: Cornell is a native of Vinton, Iowa and attended Vinton-Shellsburg High School…Lettered all four years in softball and received All-WaMaC Conference honors during her career in the WaMaC conference…Won an Athletic Academic Excellence for the WaMaC…Broke multiple school pitching records at Vinton-Shellsburg…Played club softball with the Cobras…Won an Academic Achievement Award and had a 4.0 GPA…Member of the National Honor Society…Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) score award winner for high percentile rankings.  

Personal: Daughter of Dave and Kelly Cornell…Sister Lyndsey Cornell also plays on the TU softball team…Majoring in biology at Taylor.

2017 Softball Roster
Roster for 2017 Softball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
1Hannah RobbinsSRP/1BR/R5-8Woodburn, INWoodlan
2Hannah SimmonsSOOFL/R5-2Hartford City, INBlackford
3Andi StewartSO2B/OFL/R5-1Franklin, INWhiteland Community
4Abby SmithSOUTI/CL/R5-7Bourbonnais, ILBradley-Bourbonnais
5Courtney MoriartySOP/OFR/R5-7Greenwood, INCenter Grove
6Lyndsey CornellFROFL/R5-3Vinton, IAVinton-Shellsburg
7Alex LovelaceSROFL/R5-7Greenwood, INGreenwood Community
8Erin CozadFR1B/OFR/R5-10Elko, MNLakeville South
10Davis CarterJRC/1BR/R5-9Greenwood, INGreenwood Community
11Briley SpencerSR1B/CR/R5-10Bloomington, ILTremont
12Lauren EhleSRC/3BR/R5-5New Haven, INWoodlan
13Paige WilsonFR1B/PR/L5-6Greenwood, INGreenwood Community
14Hannah CastorSOOF/2BR/R5-6North Vernon, INJennings County
15Morgan AllisonSROFR/R5-10South Bend, INRiley
17Blakelee SteebFRP/INFR/R5-4Indianapolis, INLutheran
18Cassie KuizinJRSSR/R5-4Springfield, ILSacred-Heart Griffin
19Cassidy DrabekFRPR/R5-9Lockport, ILLockport Township
20Jessie BrittSR3BR/R5-7Indianapolis, INBen Davis
21Anna GundersonSR2B/OFR/R5-3Greenwood, INCenter Grove
22Olivia HostetlerSOOFL/R5-6Woodburn, INWoodlan
23Justice CarmichaelSOOFR/R5-5Indianapolis, INScecina
24Maddie CornellSRPR/R5-6Vinton, IAVinton-Shellsburg
27Taylor WilsonFR3B/OFR/R5-9Indianapolis, INFranklin Central
28Dani WyseFRP/1BR/R5-9Indianapolis, INFranklin Central
32Jen MorganFRSS/2BR/R5-3Spencer, INOwen Valley
33Olivia WinnFR3B/CR/R5-2Elwood, INTipton
34Karissa CrisenberyFROFR/R5-7West Unity, OHHilltop
36Emily ThompsonFROFL/R5-3Muncie, INDelta
74Taylor KoeglerFR3B/OFR/R5-2Kendallville, INEast Noble
Record: 39-18 Home: 17-2 Away: 21-11 Neutral: 1-5 Crossroads: 27-7