|High School:||Woodstock HS|
2010: Solidified her role as the No. 2 pitcher on Mike Raynor’s staff during her junior season…Was second on the team with 22 appearances in 2010…Had a 6-8 overall record with all six wins being complete game performances…Had two complete game shutouts as well against Savannah St.(2/24) and Georgia Southern (4/6)…Had two double-digit strikeout performances against South Dakota St. (2/16) and a season-high 13 strikeouts against Savannah St. (2/24)…Gave up just one hit against Savannah St. (2/24)in seven innings of work…Had a career-high 88.2 innings pitches, which was also good enough for second on the team in 2010…Had a career-high 79 strikeouts in 2010…Held opposing batters to a .257 batting average.
2009: Pitched an inning of hitless softball and
notched a strikeout in game two of doubleheader with Savannah State
(2/8) ... Entered the game in the third inning with the Bears
behind 5-0 and limited the Trojans to a single hit in 4 2/3 innings
of work (2/14) ... Started Mercer’s 5-4 victory over Radford,
pitching 2.1 innings, yielding 2 hits and one earned run (2/20) ...
Posted first win in Orange and Black with a complete-game, five hit
effort against Samford (4/30).
2008: Played for Eastern Michigan University and coach Karen Baird ... Started 20 games, pitching eight complete games and tallying five wins ... Racked up 73 strikeouts while playing for the Eagles ... Pitched 2.1 innings against No. 4 UCLA and recorded three strikeouts while yielding just one earned run (3/1) ... Named MAC West Division Pitcher of the Week after going 2-1 in first weekend of collegiate play ... Pitched a complete game against Longwood, giving up only three hits and one run while fanning five batters (2/15) ... Tossed a complete game shutout facing Bucknell, allowing only five hits and striking out three en route to the victory (2/16).
High School: Lettered four seasons for coach Tonya Sebring ... Member of the 2006 Wolverine squad which captured the state championship ... Contributed to Woodstock’s 2003, 2005, and 2006 regional champion teams ... Honored as Pitcher of the Year in 2006 ... Also played for Georgia Elite and coach Chenita Rogers.
Personal: Full name is Kari Chambers ... Born on May 23, 1989 in Woodstock, Ga. ... Has two sisters, Megan (33), and Emily (31) ... Majoring in business management.