Nikki McGaffin - Softball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#22 Nikki McGaffin

RHP | Fr. | 5-6 | R/R | Fort Collins, Colo. | Fossil Ridge HS

High School: USA Today Colorado High School Player of the Year … Struck out nearly 800 hitters over four seasons at Fossil Ridge High School … Helped the Sabercats reach the state semifinals as a senior, going 21-2 inside the circle with a 1.07 ERA and 246 strikeouts, while also leading the team at the dish hitting .477 with three homers, 13 doubles and 28 RBIs … Guided her high school team to the state championship team as a junior and is a three-time region champion at Fossil Ridge, pitching to a career 1.92 ERA and a 72-8 record over 522.2 innings pitched … During her career, McGaffin has been named all-state twice and both 5A Player of the Year and Front Range Pitcher of the Year once.

Personal: The daughter of Shawn and Dawn McGaffin, Nikki chose Arkansas because of the culture surrounding the athletic programs is unmatched … Majoring in Sports Management … Taught herself how to pitch off of YouTube videos when she was eight years old.