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
2015 (Junior): As a hitter, she played 33 games with 24 starts ... On the mound, she appeared in 17 contests with nine starts ... led the team in saves ... made her season debut as a starting pitcher against Presbyterian (February 7) and picked up a strike out ... posted two Ks versus Bryant (February 20) ... went 2-of-3 with two RBIs and a run scored versus Bryant (February 21) ... recorded two Ks at USC Upstate (February 21) ... tallied a RBI and run scored at Savannah State (March 17) ... picked up her first win of the season while going 2-of-4 with a season-high two RBIs at South Carolina State (March 18) ... produced a hit and RBI at North Carolina Central (March 19) ... earned her first save of the year with two Ks at Howard (March 21) ... recorded a hit and RBI in game one versus Coppin State (March 31) ... went 2-of-3 with a RBI and run scored in game two against Coppin State (March 31) ... went 2-of-3 versus Hampton (April 18) ... went 2-of-3 with a run scored agains Morgan State (April 26) ... went 2-of-3 with a double at Delaware State (May 2).
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)