CAREER: Southpaw pitcher who is one of the top strikeout artists in school history ... Ranks fourth in school history in career strikeout ratio (5.55), seventh in strikeouts (256), seventh in shutouts (7), tied for seventh in saves (5), ninth in appearances (98) and 10th in games started (98) ... One of the best pitchers in the country to start the 2012 season before getting injured in late February ... In February 2012, registered a 1.37 ERA with four complete-game victories and two saves in 10 appearances, striking out 45 and limiting opponents to a .176 batting average ... Broke the NCAA Tournament game, series and career strikeout record in 2012 ... One of two pitchers on the roster (Stephanie Becker) to have thrown a no-hitter for Mississippi State ... A three-time NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete and SEC Academic Honor Roll member.
2012: Registered a career year at MSU, tallying career highs in wins (9), complete games (7), saves (3), innings pitched (122.0) and strikeouts (117) ... Also tallied career lows in ERA (3.39) and opponent batting average (.231) ... Recorded the second-best strikeout ratio in school history (6.71) and the highest in a decade ... Struck out 117 batters, eighth-most all-time at MSU ... Also led the team in saves ... Broke the school record for strikeouts in a NCAA Tournament game, strikeouts in a single NCAA Tournament and career strikeouts in the NCAA Tournament ... Named a 2012 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete as well as a 2012 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll selection ... Earned her first win of the season with a complete-game 3-1 victory over Lipscomb, where she retired 20 of 23 batters and struck out six, giving up one run ... Pitched a second-straight complete game in an 8-1 win the next day against Jacksonville State, striking out six batters and allowing only one run ... Pitched 2.0 innings of scoreless relief to earn a save in a 9-6 victory vs. Memphis, striking out half of the eight batters she faced ... Earned another save one game later at Samford, striking out the side in the seventh ... Started the 2012 home opener against SIU-Edwardsville, allowing one hit and one earned run (two total) while striking out three batters ... Came back two days later against SIU-E and pitched her third complete-game victory of the season with 10 strikeouts and only one walk ... Pitched six innings and struck-out five batters against No. 17 Louisiana, snapping the season-long hitting streak (0-for-4) of then-reigning USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Week Christi Orgeron, who entered the game batting .708 with a nation-best 27 RBIs through her first seven games ... Despite the Ragin' Cajuns averaging 13 runs per game (9.6 earned) on offense in their first seven games of 2012, Vry held them to a season-low tying six (three earned), while more than doubling their strikeout rate of 1.9 ... Picked up her seventh complete of the season in a win over No. 20 Georgia Tech, giving up three runs (two earned) on four hits with four strikeouts and two walks ... Finished the game against DePaul with 2.2 scoreless innings, giving up three hits and walking one ... Returned after a two-week absence and threw 2.1 scoreless innings of relief vs. No. 7 Georgia on March 10 ... Pitched a complete-game two-hit shutout in the second game of a doubleheader sweep at South Carolina in MSU's SEC road opener ... Pitched 2.1 hitless innings in the series finale at LSU ... Threw a complete-game three hitter in the game two win at Arkansas, striking out a season-high 11 batters while issuing just one walk ... Went the distance in a five-inning victory against Jackson State at home, picking up the win after striking out six and giving up one earned run ... Picked up the win in the series-opening win at in state rival Ole Miss after striking out five and giving up a run in the final 5.0 innings ... Earned her ninth win of the season at home against Memphis, throwing 5.0 innings with five strikeouts and no earned runs allowed ... Struck out five of the nine batters she faced to earn her third save of the season in the second game of the Senior Day doubleheader sweep vs. Tennessee Tech ... Fanned four Auburn batters in the series-opening win on the Plains ... Pitched 5.2 innings of one-run ball against BYU in the opening game of the NCAA Eugene Regional, striking out a tournament school-record 10 batters ... Fanned six batters the next day and gave up two runs in 6.0 innings of work against Portland State in the NCAA Tournament.
2011: Started 38 games with 20 starts, leading the team in ERA (4.11), strikeouts (87), strikeout ratio (5.03) and wins (8) ... Named a 2011 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete as well as a 2011 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll selection ... Went 1-0 to earn All-Tournament honors at the Bulldog Round-Robin ... Tossed a complete-game, four-hit shutout with six strikeouts to defeat Butler and put the Dawgs into the tournament championship game ... Tossed 4.1 innings in relief against Southern Mississippi, earning the win as she allowed a run and two hits ... Notched her first save of the year in the next game, striking out two over 1.2 perfect innings against Bowling Green ... Named to the Bulldog Classic All-Tournament Team after tossing 6.2 innings and striking out a career-high 12 in State's upset of No. 22 Texas A&M ... Picked up State's first SEC win of the year, holding South Carolina to a run and three hits in a complete game effort ... Notched a win and a save in State's SEC sweep of Arkansas ... Tossed a four-hit shutout in the opener, striking out eight ... Recorded the final out on Saturday to earn her second save of the year and clinch the series for the Bulldogs ... Allowed two runs (one earned) and two hits to pick up the doubleheader opening win against Alcorn State ... Tossed four innings of one-hit, scoreless relief to claim the win as MSU clinched a series win against rival Ole Miss ... Held No. 22 Auburn to a hit over the final 1.2 innings to earn the win.
2010: Made 26 appearances, including 18 starts ... Tossed 80 innings, allowing 88 hits and compiling a 4.90 ERA ... Registered 52 strikeouts and five complete games ... Also posted three shutouts ... An NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete and SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll member ... Became the first MSU pitcher to throw a no-hitter in her inaugural start, a win against Stephen F. Austin in the Bulldog Round-Robin ... Earned all-tournament honors after throwing eight hitless innings with six strikeouts ... Limited Oregon State to two runs and four hits in four innings to pick-up the victory at the Aggie Classic ... Pitched two innings in the NFCA Leadoff Classic finale against Illinois State, allowing a run on three hits ... Held nationally-ranked Michigan to a run and three hits over four innings ... Earned Bulldog Classic all-tournament honors after going 2-0 and allowing two unearned runs and eight hits in 11 innings ... Narrowly missed her second no-hitter of the season as she hurled a one-hit shutout in the opener against Troy ... Tossed four shutout innings in a win against Wright State ... Struck out a season-high seven in her SEC debut against No. 19 Tennessee on March 9 ... Went the distance against East Tennessee State in Fresno, Calif., on March 13, allowing just six hits over the full five innings ... Picked up her first SEC win on March 21, allowing five runs, three earned, in a complete-game effort against rival Ole Miss ... Posted four strikeouts over two hitless innings in a win against Southern University.
PRE-COLLEGE: Played high school softball at Des Moines East High School her freshman and sophomore seasons before solely focusing on travel ball the final two years of her prep career ... Hurled the Florida Gold Coast Hurricanes to the championship of the prestigious ASA Gold National Tournament in 2008 ... Came back the next summer and helped lead the Hurricanes to a runner-up showing at ASA Gold Nationals ... Toed the rubber two seasons for Bob Ligouri's Des Moines East High School squad ... Compiled a 90-9 record during her freshman and sophomore seasons ... Named Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Class 4A First Team All-State and Elite All-State in 2007 after tossing 186 innings and compiling a 0.26 ERA with 378 strikeouts ... Claimed all-district and first team all-conference accolades after leading East to a 45-4 record and a third-straight CIML Conference championship ... Set a high-school record for most strikeouts in a seven-inning no-hitter with 19 ... Hit .311 with 24 RBI during her final prep season ... Registered a 0.61 ERA as a freshman, earning eight saves and striking out 31 in just 23 innings ... Guided Des Moines East to the 2006 Iowa Class 4A state championship after claiming the CIML conference title ... Elected to school's Hall of Fame ... Claimed president's honor roll accolades for maintaining an A average ... Earned All-America Scholar-Athlete honors from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association following the 2007 season ... Named Des Moines East valedictorian ... Also lettered in volleyball.
PERSONAL: Born Kylie Nicole Vry on April 16, 1991, in Broadlawns, Iowa ... Daughter of Alan and Michelle Vry ... Has a brother, Tyler, who is currently in Germany serving in the United States Air Force ... Majoring in kinesiology (health fitness studies) ... Dream vacation is a trip to New York with her mother to see all the Broadway shows.
Innings Pitched 7.0, 11x, last at Arkansas, 4/6/12
Strikeouts 12 vs. Texas A&M, 3/6/11
Hits 13 vs. Tennessee, 3/24/12
Runs 10 vs. Tennessee, 3/24/12
Earned Runs 10 vs. Tennessee, 3/24/12
Walks 7 vs. Colorado State, 3/6/11