Softball concludes 2016 campaign
Lady Hawks split doubleheader versus UMBC
Patriots drop UMES in game one; Lady Hawks hold on for split
Lady Hornets slug their way to a series finale victory
Late rally gives Lady Hawks game one victory; UMES' comeback falls short in game two
UMES Softball versus Howard at Hawks Field (Senior Day) Photos by Megan Raymond & UMES Media Relations
UMES Softball v. UMBC at Hawks Field (Photos by Randy Stadler)
UMES Softball v. Delaware State at Hawks Field (Photos by Randy Stadler)
UMES Softball v. Lafayette at Hawks Field (Photos by Lloydlee Heite, Megan Raymond & Randy Stadler)
UMES Softball v. Coppin State & North Carolina A&T State (Photos by Michael Simmons
2016 (Senior): At the plate, she competed in 30 games (23 starts) ... in the circle, she appeared in 21 contests with 13 starts ... in her three seasons, Hitch was a contributor with her arm and bat ... in the circle, she has tossed 192.2 innings in 68 appearances with 38 starts while fanning 48 hitters in six compete games ... at the plate, the Delaware product accumulated 47 hits, 17 RBIs, and 17 runs scored ... in her season debut against Coppin State (February 12), she posted a hit and run scored while striking out a career-high three hits ... went 2-of-4 with a double and RBI against Coppin State (February 14) ... went a perfect 2-of-2 with two RBIs at North Carolina Central (March 17) ... tallied a career-high three hits, including a double and run scored, versus Delaware State (March 19) ... recorded two doubles and run scored against Delaware State (March 22) ... went 2-of-3 with a RBI and run scored versus UMBC (April 14).
High School/Club: A four-year lettermen in softball, three-year lettermen in field hockey and winter track ... Named high school softball team captain in her junior and senior seasons ... Selected First-Team All-Conference twice (2011 & 2012) ... In field hockey, named Second Team All-Conference (2012) ... Graduated second in her class ... Involved in organizations, such as Henson Honors Program and volunteering at various organizations.
Personal: Born May 22, 1994 in Seaford, DE ... Daugther of Stacey and RJ Hitch ... Kaitlyn has one brother, Seth ... Major is Biology ... Pre-game routine/superstition is praying to God for His shield of protection around everyone playing ... Plans to work in physical therapy ... Best advice/favorite saying received is, "Strive to be Christ" ... Hobbies outside of sports are volunteering and church ... Favorite book/author is the Bible ... Favorite movie(s) is any comedy movie ... Personal best sports moment was during her freshman year where she hit her first homerun in high school ... Most influential person is her parents because of their endless support ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is salutatorian of my graduating class ... Personal athletic goals for the season are batting a .350 hitting percentage and increasing my pitching speed ... Personal athletic goals before graduation is winning the MEAC title ... Kaitlyn give Glory to God for allowing her to play softball.HITCH'S CAREER STATISTICS (BATTING)