Chenise Delce - Softball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#7 Chenise Delce

RHP | R-Sr. | 5-5 | R/R | Oklahoma City, Okla. | Carl Albert HS / Tulsa

Career Highlights
NFCA All-South Region First Team (2023)
All-SEC First Team (2023)
3x SEC Pitcher of the Week (April 12 & 26, 2022 – Feb. 27, 2023)
Wilson/NFCA Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 28, 2023)
SEC Pitcher of the Year (2022)
SEC Tournament MVP (2022)
All-SEC First Team (2022)
NFCA Second Team All-American (2022)
NFCA All-South Region First Team (2022)
Wilson/NFCA Pitcher of the Week (April 26, 2022)
Softball America Third Team All-American (2022)
2x Softball America Pitcher of the Month (April-May, 2022)
*First Team All-American Athletic Conference (2021)
*AAC All-Tournament Team (2021)
*NFCA All-Central Region Second Team (2021)
*AAC Rookie of the Year (2019)
*First Team All-American Athletic Conference (2019)
*NFCA Top 25 Finalist for Freshman of the Year (2019)
*NFCA All-Central Region Second Team (2019)
*At Tulsa

2022 | Redshirt Junior
SEC Pitcher of the Year … First Team All-SEC … SEC Tournament MVP … NFCA Second Team All-American … NFCA First Team All-South Region … Wilson/NFCA National Pitcher of the Week (April 26) … Two-time SEC Pitcher of the Week (April 12 & April 26) … Appeared in 37 games with 24 starts, going 19-3 … Notched 11 wins and two saves against ranked opponents ( Softball Top 25) …  Paced Arkansas with a 2.12 ERA, 188 strikeouts, 14 complete games and five shutouts … Second consecutive Razorback to be named SEC Pitcher of the Year … Three saves tie for eighth in single-season program history … Five shutouts tie for ninth in single-season program history … 8.70 strikeouts per 7.0/IP rank second in single-season program history…  19 wins tie for ninth-most in single-season program history … Tossed 14 complete games … Fanned 10 batters in three different starts … Struck out 5+ batters in 20 different outings … Posted second-lowest ERA (1.87) in the SEC during league play … Led SEC in saves (3) in league-only play  … Second-most wins in the SEC during league-only play (9) … .207 opponent batting average during conference-only play ranked second in the SEC … Issued third-most strikeouts (84) in the SEC during league play … Did not commit an error in 20 total chances (1.000 fielding percentage) … Appeared in season-opening win over Rutgers (Feb. 10), allowing zero hits, striking out three while forcing two fly outs and one ground out in two innings of work … Made first start in a Razorback jersey vs. Washington (Feb. 11) … Garnered first win as a Razorback in 10-0 routing of Long Beach State (Feb. 12), striking out three and surrendering only two hits … Struck out a season high 10 hitters in three straight outings (Feb. 28 vs. Louisville, March 3 vs. Missouri State and March 5 vs. Kennesaw State) … Twirled first complete game shutout in 14-0 win against Louisville (Feb. 28), recording her first double-digit strikeout performance as a Hog after punching 10 versus the Cardinals … Collected second straight 10-strikeout, complete game in 6-1 win over Missouri State (March 3), curbing the Bears to one earned run on three hits … Tossed third consecutive 10-strikeout, complete game in victory over Kennesaw State (March 3), holding the Owls to one earned run on three hits … Racked up first save of the season after not allowing a run or hit in Arkansas’ 8-7 win against LSU (March 26), retiring four of five batters faced in 1.2 innings to seal the series-opening win … Recorded first SEC and ranked win of the season while helping Arkansas capture series in rubber match against LSU (March 28), holding the Tigers to three hits in 4.0 scoreless innings of work (did not allow an extra-base hit) with one strikeout … Punched out seven, surrendered one hit and did not allow an extra-base hit in 4.0 scoreless innings to pick up series-opening win versus Auburn (April 8) … Dazzled in second win against Auburn (April 9), throwing 2.1 scoreless innings, striking out four and giving up one hit to clinch series … Went 7.0 innings in 2-1 win against Kentucky (April 15), curbing the Wildcats to one earned run on five hits while fanning nine … Notched a complete game shutout in 8-0, series-clinching win over Kentucky (April 17), tossing six scoreless frames, striking out five and holding the Wildcats to four hits and no extra-base hits … Was dominant in Arkansas’ sweep of Florida (April 22-24) and finished the weekend 2-0 with a save … Did not allow an extra-base hit in 15 innings against Florida (April 22-24) to earn SEC Pitcher of the Week and Wilson/NFCA National Pitcher of the Week accolades … Threw 6.0 innings in 9-1, series-opening victory against the Gators (April 22), allowing one earned run on four hits with eight strikeouts … Recorded second save of the year after going 2.0 innings in game two win against Florida (April 23), limiting the Gators to no runs on one hit with three strikeouts … Tossed a two-hit shutout to complete sweep in 2-0 victory versus Florida (April 24), issuing eight strikeouts across 7.0 innings … Recorded shutout in win against South Carolina (April 29), tossing 5.0 scoreless frames with nine strikeouts, giving up just a pair of singles …  Worked 1.0 scoreless inning with two strikeouts and no hits to rack up third save of season in 8-4 win over South Carolina (April 30) … Twirled 4.0 innings and punched six strikeouts in rubber match victory at Texas A&M (April 8) to help Arkansas win every SEC series in 2022 … Went the distance in 4-1 win against Florida (May 13) in the SEC Tournament semifinals, holding the Gators to one earned run on five hits with seven strikeouts across 7.0 innings while keeping Florida scoreless in the game’s final six frames … Commanded in two-hit shutout of Missouri (May 14) claim program’s first SEC Tournament Championship and earn the SEC Tournament’s MVP honors, throwing 7.0 scoreless frames with five strikeouts … Tossed 7.0 innings in Arkansas’ 6-2 win over Oregon (May 21) in Fayetteville Regional, checking the Ducks to two earned runs on six hits with nine strikeouts … Picked up program’s first Super Regional win in 7-1 win over Texas (May 26), limiting the Longhorns to one earned run on six hits while fanning six.

At Tulsa
Played at Tulsa for three seasons (2019-21)… Named First Team All-American Athletic Conference in 2019 and 2021 … Two-time NFCA All-Region Second Team selection in 2019 and 2021 … 2021 AAC All-Tournament Team … 2019 AAC Rookie of the Year … In 2019 was a Top 25 Finalist for the NFCA Freshman of the Year award … In 2021, led Tulsa throwing 83.0 innings and went 7-6 inside the circle with a 2.95 ERA and 107 strikeouts to 21 walks … Ranked second in the AAC in strikeout-to-walk ratio (4.12), third in strikeouts per seven innings (8.4) and fifth in total strikeouts … During the COVID-19 shortened 2020 season, went 6-3 in 63.0 innings pithed accumulating a 2.00 ERA and 48 strikeouts … As a freshman in 2019, led the Tulsa staff with a 15-6 record posting a 1.63 ERA and 124 strikeouts over 141.2 innings … Racked up three games of at least 10 strikeouts … Shutout Arkansas in the Stillwater Regional … Also hit for the Golden Hurricane, posted a career slash line of .268/361/.375 with 75 hits, eight home runs and 51 RBIs.

High School
Two-time state champion with a 5A championship as a senior at Carl Albert HS and a 6A title as a sophomore at Choctaw HS … As a senior she recorded 233 strikeouts in 114 innings and allowed just six earned runs for a 0.36 ERA … Also hit .435 and took home several postseason honors as she was named all-state, all-region, District 5A-1 Pitcher of the Year and first-team Big All-City by The Oklahoman … During her other championship season as a sophomore, she piled up 257 strikeouts in 202 innings and recorded a 1.17 ERA … For her efforts, she was named Big All-City Player of the Year, MVP of the state tournament and the District 6A-1 Pitcher of the Year … Also played club ball for the Oklahoma Athletics.