USD Softball vs. Valparaiso | Mar. 16, 2012 | All photos courtesy of Brock Scott, Scottphoto.net
All-WCC Second Team - 2014
WCC Pitcher of the Week - 2/10/14
In 2013 led PCSC in ERA (1.65)
1st Team PCSC All-Coastal Division - 2012
Coastal Division Pitcher of the Week - 3/6/12, 3/20/12, 4/10/12, 4/17/12
PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2011, 2012 & 2013
Threw second no-hitter in USD history (at Saint Mary's, 4/7/12) USD CAREER RECORDS
2nd in career strikeouts - 518
2nd in career saves - 6
3rd in career ERA - 1.93
5th in career appearances - 101
5th in career starts - 74
6th in career innings pitched - 518.0
7th in career complete games - 46
7th in career wins - 36 USD GAME & SINGLE SEASON RECORDS
4th in single season strikeouts - 171 (2013)
T-4th in single saves - 2 (2012 & 2014)
T-7th in single season strikeouts - 142 (2012)
7th in single season shutouts - 5 (2012)
8th in single season ERA - 1.65 (2013)
8th in single season innings pitched - 186.2 (2013)
T-8th in single season starts - 27 (2013)
9th in single season strikeouts - 137 (2014)
Single game record 16 Ks vs. UNLV, 2/24/12
Tied for most innings pitched in a game - 11.0 (twice; vs New Mexico 3/1/13 & at Santa Clara 5/10/14
Senior (2014): Named to the All-WCC Second Team... Went 10-10 with a team-best 2.16 ERA... Struck out 137 batters in 132.2 innings pitched... Led the WCC with a 1.12 ERA in conference games... Helped USD post a WCC-best 2.27 team ERA... Struck out at least ten batters four times... Pitched a complete game four-hit shutout against San Diego State (Apr. 29, 2014)... Named WCC Pitcher of the Week Feb. 10, 2014... At the plate hit .270 (10-for-37) with one home run, four RBI, four runs, and two doubles... Hit game-winning three-run home run in the seventh inning in USD's 4-2 win at Pacific.
Junior (2013): Led the conference in ERA (1.65)... Went 10-15 in 186.2 innings pitched, striking out 171 on the year... Tied the USD record with 11.0 innings pitched vs. New Mexico on Mar. 1... Won the team's 12th annual Home Run Trot Award... Ranked 28th in the NCAA in ERA (1.65)... Registered a season-high 15 strikeouts vs. New Mexico on Mar. 1... Named to the PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.15 GPA)
Sophomore (2012): Named first-team All-Coastal Division... Earned PCSC Coastal Division Pitcher of the Week honors on four occasions: Mar. 6, Mar. 20 (co-), Apr. 10, Apr. 17... Posted a 12-10 record with a 2.23 ERA and 148 strikeouts in 138.0 innings pitched... Started 20 of the 28 games she appeared in... Tossed the first no-hitter in USD history at Saint Mary's (4/7/12) by throwing 7.0 innings with eight strikeouts, one walk and one hit-by-pitch... Set a new USD single-game record with 16 strikeouts in 8.2 IP vs. UNLV (2/24/12)... Recorded 13 complete games with five shutouts on the year... Also had two saves... Ended the year among the PCSC leaders in a variety of categories: opp. avg. (.226; 2nd), ERA (3rd), strikeouts (tied-5th), hits allowed (113; 2nd fewest), earned runs allowed (44; 2nd fewest)... Named to the PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.23 GPA.
Freshman (2011): Made 9 game starts and 19 appearances... Lead the pitching staff with 1.97 ERA... Pitched 71 innings... Totaling a 6-5 record... Also hit .179 on the year... Hit 4 doubles and scored 3 runs... Earned PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll honors with a GPA of 3.26... Posted a season-high nine strikeouts in five innings in her collegiate debut against Seattle (2/27/11)... Tossed complete games against UNLV (3/11/11) and Ohio University (3/20/11)... Earned saves in her final six appearances of the season... Had a season-high two hits, both doubles, against Troy (3/4/11).
High School: Attended Granite Hills High School... Earned four varsity letters for head coach Erin Coyne... Named first-team All-Grossmont League as a sophomore, junior, and senior... Took home Grossmont League Player of the Year honors as a senior and Pitcher of the Year honors as a sophomore... Named to the All-CIF first team as a sophomore and senior... Earned second-team All-State honors as a sophomore and senior... All-CIF second team as a junior... Team MVP and Granite Hills Female Athlete of the Year as a sophomore, junior, and senior... Helped lead her team to the CIF Division I quarterfinals as a senior and a CIF Division I championship as a sophomore... Won the Grossmont Sportsman Award during her senior year while also being named Union Tribune All-Academic Honorary Team Captain... Was first-team All-Academic during her junior and senior seasons... Named Union Tribune March Athlete of the Month during her senior year... Named to the first-team All-State Underclass team as a sophomore and the Grossmont League All-Freshman team... Set CIF records in the following categories:strikeouts in a season (323 in 2010), career strikeouts (769), career no-hitters (8), perfect games (2), most consecutive strikeouts (11), most strikeouts in a game (23)...Hit .363 with two home runs as a senior...Went 12-9 with a 0.98 ERA during her senior season... Also competed in cross country... Playedclub softball with the SoCal Breakers and Team San Diego.
Personal: Born November 30, 1991 in San Diego, Calif.... Parents are Lynn and Brian Lahitte... Chose USD because it's close to home, it's a beautiful campus, the small classes, and the school... Was also recruited by Hawaii, Colorado State, Long Island, Harvard, Dartmouth, Santa Barbara, Louisville, Cal, Northwestern, U Penn, Iona, Marshall, Louisiana Tech, Towson, Saint Louis, Boston, UC Davis.
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