UNCG Softball BIO
7 Raeanne Hanks

Raeanne Hanks

2014 (Senior):
Finishes her career with 44 wins (sixth all-time), 36 complete games, eight saves (third all-time), 501.2 innings (ninth all-time) and 437 strikeouts (fourth all-time) ... appeared in 45 games, started 35 with 17 complete games, two shutouts and three saves ... went 16-17 with a 3.11 ERA setting a new career best in innings with 205 ... tied her best strikeout mark with 176 ... earned first win of the season in a complete game against Presbyterian (Feb. 9) with a season-best 11 strikeouts ... went three innings in a win against Norfolk State (Feb. 16) ... threw a complete game victory, allowing one earned run against Army (Feb. 21) ... had two-straight complete games with a shutout against Brown (Mar. 1) and a 11 strikeout performance against Bucknell (Mar. 2), both wins ... pitched eight innings, allowed just one earned run with six strikeouts against Gardner-Webb (Mar. 11) ... Had eight strikeouts in a complete game effort against Georgia Southern (Mar. 15) ... Picked up a win in relief in the series finale against Chattanooga (Mar. 30) ... earned a complete game victory in five innings against UNCW (April 9) ... went 2-1 with two complete games in the series against Western Carolina (April 12-13) ... earned her 10th win in a complete game effort against Charlotte (April 16), allowed one earned run with three strikeouts ... picked up two wins and a save in the three-game series at Appalachian State (April 26-27) that included a four-hit shutout in the series finale ... named to the SoCon All-Tournament team for the second-straight season after picking up three wins and a save to lift UNCG to the championship game for the second-straight season ... threw a complete game effort against Georgia Southern (May 9) in the semifinals with eight strikeouts. 

2013 (Redshirt Junior):
Was named Southern Conference second team as a pitcher ... finished the season with a 19-9 record with a 2.34 ERA, 17 complete games, four shutouts, three saves and 176 strikeouts (fourth best in school history), all new career-highs ... made 38 appearances, 32 starts ... started her first game in two years throwing a complete game victory allowing just one unearned run with seven strikeouts against George Mason (Feb. 9) ... set a new career-high with 13 strikeouts in a tough 1-0 loss against Belmont (Feb. 15) ... went 26.1 innings without giving up an earned run from Feb. 15 through Feb. 17 in five appearances ... picked up shutout victories against Alabama State (Feb. 15) and Belmont (Feb. 16) ... threw a complete game win against Marshall (Feb. 24), allowing just two earned runs in seven innings with seven strikeouts ... named SoCon Pitcher of the Month for February ... picked up her seventh win against Virginia (March 3), throwing 3.1 scoreless innings of relief ... threw a one-hit gem against Samford (March 9) with six strikeouts and won game two in relief to start 9-1 on the season ... went 2-0 in 12 innings against Western Carolina (Mar. 16-17) with 13 strikeouts ... threw a complete game one-hitter in a loss against Towson (Mar. 20) with eight strikeouts ... earned SoCon Pitcher of the Week for only allowing two earned runs in 12 innings with 13 strikeouts ... honor with second-straight SoCon Pitcher of the Month award for March ... picked up a complete game victory against Liberty (April 10) allowing one earned run with six strikeouts ... earned two wins in the series against Appalachian State (April 13-14), including a two-hitter in game one with 10 strikeouts ... threw 5.2 innings, allowing one earned run on two hits in a no-decision in the series finale against College of Charleston ... named the SoCon Tournament's Most Outstanding Player after a 2-1 record that included 24 scoreless innings, 20 strikeouts and only one earned run (May 8-11).  

2012 (Redshirt Junior):
Sat out the season due to a medical hardship. 

2011 (Sophomore): 
Made 25 appearances with six starts, going 7-3 on the year … turned in a 4.68 ERA and picked up her first two career saves … struck out 52 batters in 61 1/3 innings … was the Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week on May 2 after going 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA and a save in four appearances, allowing just four singles on the week … in her three losses, eight of the 12 runs charged to her were unearned … struck out a career-best eight batters in a win over Western Carolina on April 2 … struck out two of the three batters she faced in the seventh inning against Samford to save UNCG’s win over the Bulldogs in the SoCon tournament on May 12.

2010 (Freshman):
Made 16 appearances, including four starts … turned in a 2-1 record and a 3.82 ERA … struck out 33 batters and walked 20 … went the distance and picked up the win in her first career game, a 5-3 win over Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 13 … topped College of Charleston on March 20, allowing a run on three hits in four innings … struck out a season-high five in three innings of no-hit relief against Niagara on Feb. 26 … matched that with five strikeouts in the win over CofC … allowed one run in 5 2/3 innings of relief against Delaware on Feb. 19, but took the loss … took no-decisions in starts against Niagara (Feb. 28) and Georgia Southern (March 13) … allowed two earned runs or fewer in each of her four starts.

High school
Was a four-sport student-athlete at Rainier Senior High School in Ranier, Ore. … was a first-team all-state and All-Lewis & Clark League selection in softball for coach Pat White … helped her team to four state tournament appearances, including a pair of third-place finishes, and three straight league titles … was also a first-team all-league and all-state performer in volleyball, helping the Columbians to a fifth-place state finish … earned first-team all-state tournament honors … was the league player of the year in 2008 … was an honorable mention all-league selection in basketball, helping the team to a 39-0 record and league, district and state titles. … also swam for a year for Ranier, earning team MVP and second-team all-district honors … was team captain for the softball, volleyball and basketball teams ... was an honor roll student and a Business Leader of Tomorrow … participated in theatre for two years … played on the Oregon Silver Bullets club softball team for a year.

Raeanne Marley Hanks ... born Oct. 18, 1990, in Longview, Wash. ... daughter of Ken Hanks and Laurie Womack … has three younger siblings, Cassie, Nick and Jayce … majoring in social work.


Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'9"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Rainier, Ore.
High School: Rainier Senior
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