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    Barbie Love

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Manvel, Texas

    High School:
    Alvin HS

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    P

    Birthdate:
    07/08/1986

    Experience:
    3L

    Bats-Throws:
    R-R

    Barbie Love

    Honors at Houston
    2005 Conference USA All-Freshmen Team

    2008 Season (Senior)

    2007 Season (Junior)
    Tallied a 6-6 mark with a 2.03 ERA ... her 2.03 ERA was seventh in C-USA ... recorded 79 strikeouts in 72.1 innings of work ... held opponents to the fifth-lowest average in C-USA at a .196 hitting clip ... tossed a one-hitter with a career-best nine strikeouts against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Feb. 23) ... fired 1.2 innings of shutout relief and earned win against New Mexico State (Feb. 25) ... threw 6.1 shutout frames with seven strikeouts and tallied a no decision against Utah Valley State (March 3) ... matched her career-high with nine Ks in tough-luck loss to No. 4 Texas A&M (March 7) ... emerged as Houston's game two starter in conference play ... three of her four shutouts came in league play ... opened C-USA action with 15.2 consecutive innings without allowing an earned run ... surrendered only two hits in a shutout at Southern Miss (March 10) ... allowed an unearned run on three hits with seven Ks against Tulsa (March 17) ... tossed a three-hitter and sprinkled in seven strikeouts against UAB (March 31) ... compiled a four-hitter with six Ks against UCF (April 21) ... threw three innings of relief at No. 7 Texas A&M (May 20) in NCAA College Station Regional.

    2006 Season (Sophomore)
    Made nine of her 10 appearances out of the bullpen ... produced 31 strikeouts in 29.1 innings of work ... mowed down a season-best six hitters in three innings of relief against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Feb. 12) ... notched her fourth career save pitching two scoreless innings against Ole Miss (Mar. 3) ... threw 4.2 innings and tallied six strikeouts at Texas-San Antonio (Apr. 4) ... fired a season-best five innings of shutout relief in 9-8 comeback win over Texas State (Apr. 5) ... notched first career no-hitter with a season-high seven strikeouts against Texas Southern (April 24) ... became seventh pitcher in program history to surpass the 100-strikeout mark against TSU.

    2005 Season (Freshman)
    Honored on the C-USA All-Freshman team after registering a team-low 1.94 ERA and three saves ... the three saves were tied for third in C-USA ... her 1.44 ERA in C-USA games was sixth in the league ... held opponents to a .216 batting average, seventh best in C-USA ... was a hard-luck loser of a 2-1 decision after firing a complete game against North Carolina (Feb. 19) ... rebounded with another complete game, striking out seven in a 6-3 win against Buffalo (Feb. 25) ... picked up her first save of the season pitching the final 2.1 innings against Western Michigan (Mar. 5) ... struck out a season-best eight batters in three innings against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Mar. 14) ... preserved a 3-2 victory over USF (Apr. 24) pitching the final inning and mowing down two batters ... started in the C-USA Tournament against USF (May 13) punching out five batters in 4.2 innings giving up only two hits.

    High School
    Named All-District First Team pitcher in 2003 and 2004 ... was her high school team MVP in 2004 and her squads Defensive Player of the Year in 2003 ... also lettered four seasons as a goalie in water polo ... strong academically, graduating in the Top 10 percent of her class and was a member of the National Honor Society.

    Personal
    Daughter of Roger and Pattie Love ... born on July 8, 1986 ... undecided on her major ... also recruited by Mississippi State, Alabama, Wichita State and Kansas.

    About Me
    Personality Trait I Admire in Others: Honesty and heart.
    On My Nightstand Right Now: Pictures of my friends and family.
    TV Show I Stay Home to Watch: Prison Break
    Favorite Movie: What a Girl Wants
    Worst Movie: The Princess Bride
    If you could travel back in time, which historical figure would you like to meet?: Jesus
    Favorite Book: Wolf Hunt (Gillian Bradshaw)
    Worst Book: Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
    Dream Lunch Companion: Heath Ledger
    Favorite Food: Italian
    Dream Vacation Destination: Swimming with the dolphins in Hawaii.
    Quote: "Achievements worth remembering are stained with the blood of diligence and etched with the scars of disappointment."

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