Date of Birth: 06/03/1994
Height: 0' 0" Weight: 0 lbs
Pro Experience: Akron Racers (2016)
Birthplace: Hot Springs, Virginia
- Drafted 3rd overall by the Akron Racers in the 1st round of the 2016 draft.
2017 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):
- Tied for the team lead with five victories.
- Accumulated a career-low 2.37 ERA.
- Made 13 appearances with 9 starts and 41.1 IP.
- Allowed 43 hits and 13 walks.
2016 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):
- Ford led the NPF with 25 appearances.
- Led NPF rookies with 98.2 innings pitched, 75 strikeouts, 6 complete games.
- Ford’s 9 victories tied the best by an NPF rookie since 2009 (Lisa Norris).
- Made her NPF debut in her first start and earned her first win on 6/8/16.
- Earned the first save of her career on 6/9/16, tossing two shutout innings.
- Earned the first complete game victory of her career on 6/21/16.
- Threw the first shutout of her career on 7/11/16, in a 2-0 win over the Pennsylvania Rebellion.
COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS (JAMES MADISON):
- 2016 Senior CLASS Award Finalist
- 2016 USA Softball Top 25 Player of the Year Finalist
- 2x CAA Player of the Year
- 2014 CAA Pitcher of the Year
- 3x 1st Team All-CAA
- 2x CAA All-Tournament Team
- 2013 CAA Rookie of the Year
- Holds JMU career records for wins (82), appearances (134) and starts (105).
- Also, career record holder in complete games (70) and strikeouts (807).
- Holds JMU hitting career records with 46 home runs, 158 runs, 155 RBI and 409 total bases.
- Daughter of Christie and Jeff Ford.
- Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Recreation Management at JMU.
- First female athlete to have her jersey number retired by Bath County H.S.
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