Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Clovis, Calif.
High School: Buchanan HS
Club: California Dirt Dogs


Career Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018; Spring 2019)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019)

Freshman Season (2019)

  • Appeared in 33 of Nebraska's 52 games, primarily as a pinch runner and scored 13 runs
  • Scored one run in the season opener against Lamar, appearing as a pinch runner
  • Also scored one run in game two against Lamar
  • Scored four runs at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge
  • Scored one run against Arizona State
  • Scored one run in the series finale against Wichita State, appearing as a pinch runner
  • Had her first-career at bat in game one against Tulsa, appearing as a pinch hitter
  • Scored one run against South Dakota State
  • Scored one run in the series finale against Purdue
  • Scored one run in the Iowa doubleheader
  • Appeared as a pinch hitter in the series finale against Maryland
  • Scored one run against Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament 

Before Nebraska (Buchanan High School/California Dirt Dogs)

  • Played four seasons for Buchanan High School as its starting catcher
  • Helped the Bears to a runner-up finish at the Central Section CIF D1 Softball Championships as a senior
  • Named the 2017 Buchanan High School Offensive Player of the Year as a junior
  • Hit .475, with an on-base percentage of .588 and a .590 batting average with runners in scoring position as a junior
  • Had five home runs and had 31 RBIs as a junior
  • Earned Tri-River Athletic Conference first-team honors and NFCA First-Team All-West Region accolades as a junior
  • Named to the California Second-Team All-State Underclass Team and earned the Catcher-of-the Year award as a junior
  • Led Buchanan High School to the California Division 1 Tri-River Athletic Conference Valley title as a sophomore
  • Earned the NFCA Scholar-Athlete-of-the-Year award as a sophomore
  • Played 30 games for Buchanan High School and batted .282 as a sophomore
  • Earned the Under Armour All-American Award and was a featured player in FloSoftball after finishing her freshman season with a .455 batting average and 29 RBIs
  • Earned the MVP Award in the California Arroyo Grande Tournament in 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Played club ball for the California Dirt Dogs, under coach Jeff Harger
  • Named a NFCA All-American Scholar-Athlete in 2015, 2016 and 2017


  • Born on March 20
  • Major is undecided, but on the pre-nursing path
  • Daughter of Rick Raley and Mike and Julie Ellis
  • Has one sister, Claire and one brother, Reese
  • Has one stepsister, Shylynn and two stepbrothers, Chad and Derick
  • Claire plays softball at Buchanan High School
  • Has a Bullmastiff Pitbull named Cannon, nicknamed Can O’ Beans

Coach Revelle on Anni:

“Anni is a versatile athlete that first got our attention when her overhand throw touched 70 mph at a camp. Her level of self-discipline is unique. She is an intelligent, self-starting and extremely focused individual who will do whatever it takes to maximize her talent both academically and athletically.”

View Full Bio
Highlights vs. Maryland - 4/26
Highlights vs. South Dakota - 4/23
Highlights vs. Minnesota - 4/21