North Carolina High School Athletic Association

Softball Number Retired At Holly Springs

         HOLLY SPRINGS—Former Holly Springs High School standout athlete Erica Nunn was honored recently at a Holly Springs football game.

         An outstanding softball player for the Golden Hawks, Nunn had her number 20 softball jersey retired by the school.

         Nunn was a great pitcher at Holly Springs, finishing her career with an 0.58 earned run average, one perfect game, 10 no-hitters and 37 shutouts.  She was twice named the Raleigh News and Observer Softball Player of the Year.

         Nunn currently plays at the University of South Florida and as a sophomore last season was named to the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team. She made 36 appearances and started 23 games in the circle as the Bulls’ No. 2 pitcher, setting collegiate career highs in wins (11), appearances (36), games started (23), complete games (five), shutouts (two), saves (four), innings pitched (123.1), strikeouts (158) and opponent batting average (.174).