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Randi Rupp

School

Texas State University

Position
Pitcher
Major
Business Management

Classroom

Randi Rupp was honored with the Texas State Oak Farms Dairy Academic Achievement Award during her freshman season. The award comes from the Texas State Athletic Department and is given each year to student-athletes in exemplary academic standing. She earned Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll following her freshman year, and during her sophomore year she was accepted into the Texas State University McCoy College of Business. A year later she received the prestigious Texas State University McCoy College of Business Dan & Cindee Diepenhorst Family Endowed Scholarship. While in the Business School, she has been recognized with the X-Culture Global Collaboration Course Certificate and was the winner of the Best Corporate Oral Sales Presentation.

Character

Rupp is the ultimate teammate, role model and friend. She has handled her on-field success with dignity and class. She is looked upon as a leader from her teammates both on and off the field, and she is a tireless worker who embodies the pride of being a Texas State Bobcat student-athlete.

Community

During her time at Texas State, Rupp has been actively involved in the San Marcos community. She has provided help with the Austin City Police Fun Run. All the proceeds from the event went to families who lost a loved one in the line of duty. She volunteered to help Blanco Vista Elementary School in Kyle, Texas, with their annual Fall Carnival and their annual Easter Egg Hunt. On multiple occasions she has read to kids at Travis Elementary School in San Marcos. Most recently, she made and delivered activity bags to kids in the UTMB Children’s Hospital in Galveston.

Competition

Rupp’s athletic accomplishments speak for themselves. Her career accolades include the following: 2017 second-team NFCA All-American, 2017 first-team NFCA All-Central Region honoree and 2017 Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Year. She is a three-time first-team All-Sun Belt Conference selection and earned Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament Team honors as a junior. She earned NFCA second-team All-Central Region honors in her first two seasons on campus, and she has twice been named ESPNW National Player of the Week and is a nine-time Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week. Entering her senior campaign, she had amassed 82 career wins, which ranked second in school history. Her 953 career strikeouts also ranked second on the all-time list, and she was third in program history with a career ERA of 1.84 and in career shutouts (33). To start the season, she also was fourth in career appearances (140) and third in innings pitched (779.0).