Five Players Record Hits in Season Finale
Game Moved Up Due to Rain on Forecast
12 Innings in the Circle for the Freshman Lefty
Final Home Series for the Huskies
Eight Runners Stranded in Loss
UConn vs Memphis (photo by Stephen Slade)
2017 (Freshman Season): Breakout season as a freshman, serving as the ace of the pitching staff...Earned the start in first round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament against Houston...Made 30 appearances, including 16 starts...Record of 8-8 with six complete games and three shutouts...Team leader in ERA (2.73), wins (8), appearances (30), shutouts (3), saves (1), innings (107.2), strikeouts (122) and opposing batting average (.208)...ERA is ninth-best in the conference, while opposing batting average is second-best...Named American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week on April 3...Three-time mention on the AAC Weekly Honor Roll, a team-best...Strikeout total was third-most in the conference and her 7.9 strikeouts per seven innings ranked 34th in all of Division I...Recorded all three wins for team in conference play, going 3-4 with a 3.97 ERA in 10 appearances...Notched double-digit strikeouts in three games...Season-high 13 strikeouts in complete-game shutout of USF on April 2...Struck-out 11 and walked none in a complete-game, two-hit shutout of Hawaii on March 14...Allowed just one run on six hits in complete-game win over Grand Canyon on March 12.
High School: Named softball captain as a senior at Amity Regional High…Team was 2015 Southern Connecticut Conference Champions…All-SCC and First Team All-State as a junior…Named National High School Player of the Week by Maxpreps and the NFCA for the week of May 25-31 as a junior…Selected as SCC Tournament MVP in 2015…Chosen multiple times as State of Connecticut Player of the Day by Gametimect.com…All-SCC, All-Area and All-State as a sophomore…In first three seasons, recorded 40-6 record with a 0.54 ERA and 520 strikeouts in 342 innings…Four-year letterwinner in volleyball…Served as captain in senior season…2014 and 2015 SCC Division Champions in volleyball…SADD Club treasurer.
Personal: Katie Ann Koshes is the daughter of Frank and Jenny Koshes…She has one older sister, Allison, and one younger sister, Nicole…Her major is currently undecided.