Macon went 4-0 with two saves, a 2.95 earned run average and 41 strikeouts in 38 innings over 17 games (all in relief) ... recorded a win in relief against Florida on May 22, retiring the only batter she faced ... picked up her fifth save as a Bruin on April 15 at Arizona State, tying her for third in UCLA history, as she retired the final two batters of the contest with one strikeout ... tossed 2 2/3 frames of scoreless relief on April 16, striking out four and giving up two hits ... tossed a career-best 8 2/3 innings in an April 8 win against Stanford, striking out eight and giving up a run and five hits ... struck out six Cardinal in 5 1/3 innings on April 10 ... picked up a win against Loyola Marymount on April 6, striking out four and giving up four runs and two hits in three innings ... pitched in all three games in relief against Oregon State ... threw two scoreless innings on April 1, striking out one ... also pitched a scoreless frame on April 2 and retired the only batter she faced on April 3 ... tossed an inning of relief in the first game of a March 29 doubleheader against UC Santa Barbara, fanning two and giving up one unearned run and one hit ... earned a save on March 4 against BYU, striking out four in three innings and allowing a run, three hits and two walks ... also recorded her first at-bat as a Bruin versus BYU and struck out ... made her season debut on Feb. 23 at Cal State Northridge, tossing one scoreless inning of relief, striking out two and walking one ... pitched two more hitless innings of relief against Tennessee on Feb. 26, fanning four and giving up two walks ... earned the win in relief on Feb. 27 against Northwestern, giving up one unearned run in one inning with a strikeout and two hits allowed.
Led the Bruins with a 1.50 earned run average, tied for first with three saves, was second with 109 strikeouts and third in wins (13-1 record), innings pitched (88.2) and opposing batting average (.211) ... tied for 28th in the nation in saves ... ranked tied for second among Pac-10 players in saves, third in ERA and eighth in opposing batting average ... went 5-0 with a save in the postseason with a 3.00 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 28 innings ... picked up victories in both games of the Women's College World Series Finals against Arizona (June 7-8) ... tossed two shutout innings of relief in the Finals opener, striking out three and allowing two hits and a walk ... started the National Championship clinching contest, striking out seven in 4 1/3 innings and giving up six runs, six hits and three walks ... started the Super Regionals opener against Louisiana-Lafayette on May 29 (5 IP, 0 ER, 4 K, Win) and the WCWS opener versus Florida (June 3) ... pitched in all three games of the Regionals ... struck out a season-high 12 and gave up one earned run in a complete-game victory over Fresno State in the Regional Championship game on May 23 ... fanned five and allowed two earned runs in seven innings in a win over San Diego State (May 22) and tossed 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief against Saint Mary's (May 21), striking out three and only giving up a hit and a walk ... fanned at least seven on seven occasions ... threw 24 consecutive scoreless innings from March 5-28 ... struck out 11 and gave up one earned run in a complete-game win at Loyola Marymount (March 28) ... tossed a four-hit shutout against UNLV on March 27, setting down seven ... pitched back-to-back, complete-game blankings of UTEP (March 6) and CSU Bakersfield (March 21) ... did not allow an earned run in her first 15 1/3 innings as a Bruin (Feb. 13-20) ... tossed five scoreless frames in a win against Cal Poly on Feb. 19 ... struck out nine in wins against UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 17) and Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 24) and fanned eight in a triumph against Colorado State on Feb. 26.
Played for the University of Washington in 2008 ... was named honorable mention All-Pac-10 and selected to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team ... went 17-16 with a 1.93 earned run average in 40 appearances and 29 starts, striking out 262 (sixth-best single-season mark in Washington history) in 224 2/3 innings ... held opponents to a .203 batting average, adding 22 complete games and five shutouts ... posted nine games with double-figures in strikeouts, including a career-high 12 on three occasions ... tossed a five-inning, no-hitter against UMKC on Feb. 15 ... had two singles in 13 at-bats (.154).
UPLAND HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Upland High School in Upland, Calif. ... as a senior, was named All-CIF, Baseline League MVP, Daily Bulletin Female Player of the Year and Quakes High School FPOY, which is presented by the local minor league baseball team, the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes ... was a four-time all-league selection ... tossed six straight no-hitters and one perfect game as a senior ... named team MVP three times and team Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year twice ... coached by Bubba DeJournett ... played club with Corona Angels ... was a member of the 2009 23-U National Champion team and finished second at the 18-U Gold Nationals in 2008 ... also played for an ASA National title three other times with her club squad.
Born Aleah Ashanai Macon on March 22, 1989 in Los Angeles ... parents are Unyaa and Ron Macon ... is an only child ... chose the sport of softball because of its competitiveness and how close the games are ... favorites include L.A. Laker Kobe Bryant, actor Pooch Hall, the TV show "The Game" and singer Beyonce ... biggest athletic thrill was winning 23-U Nationals ... hobbies include going to the movies, dancing and singing ... favorite class is math ... majoring in women's studies.
Aleah Macon's UCLA Pitching Statistics
Aleah Macon's UCLA Game Highs
|INNINGS PITCHED||8.2, vs. Stanford (4/8/11)|
|STRIKEOUTS||12, vs. Fresno State (5/23/10)|