Alicia Hollowell is back in the dugout wearing Arizona colors
Reporter: Kayla Anderson and Evyn Murray, Sports Assistant
TUCSON (KGUN9- TV) Alicia Hollowell, Arizona softball’s all time leader in career wins, strikeouts, and shutouts, is back in the dugout this year as a coach.
Hollowell was the MVP during the Wildcats 2006 NCAA Softball College World Series Championship. Her accomplishments and experience as a pitcher give her the ability to connect with the players on a more emotional and personal level.
“There's nothing that these girls are going through that I haven't been through. To be able to relate to them is a lot of fun for me,” said Hollowell.
Not only did she have success at Arizona, but she also contributed to the National USA Softball Team in 2005 and 2006. In 2005, when Team USA earned silver at the ISF World Cup of Softball, she recorded 6 strikeouts in 3.2 innings and allowed no runs. In 2006, the team won gold with Hollowell racking up 6 more strikeouts and allowing no earned runs in a 5-inning win.
Hollowell was inducted into the University of Arizona's Athletic Hall of Fame on November 4, 2011.
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