Catamounts Put 25 on Spring SoCon Academic All-Conference
Falls to Elon 7-3
Catamounts will face Elon at noon Thursday
Fifteen student-athletes graduated with honors as 41 walked across the stage to earn their degrees from Western Carolina.
Erin Foster tied for second in SoCon Record Books for Homeruns in a season
2011 (Junior):Had a career-high 102 strikeotus in 2011 ... Made 36 appearances and started 25 as a pitcher ... Also, played 20 games at first base ... Recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts against College of Charleston (05/01) and also matched her career best in innings pitched with 9.1 ... Holds the career record for most innings pitched with 464.0 ... Ranks third int he WCU record books with 239 career strikeouts ... The eight wins on the mound are the most in her Catamount career.
2010 (Sophomore): Played in 36 games and started 30 ... Started 24 games, leading the team, on the mound and made 36 appearances ... Also played 10 games in the outfield ... Had two wins on the mound ... Led the team in strikeouts (67), innings pitched (140.0) and ERA (5.75) ... Her 67 strikeouts ranks eighth in the record books for strikeouts in a season and her 36 appearances ties her for third ... At the plate she had eight hits and hit the first homerun of her career on April 10, 2010 against College of Charleston.
Played in 25 games and started 21 ... Made 28 appearances on the mound ... Tied for first on the team with wins in the pitching circle with six, ending the season with a 6-18 record ... Her 4.24 ERA led the Catamounts as did her 70 strikeouts ... Tossed a team-high 158.2 innings.
High School: As a senior, named Honorable Mention All-State, First Team All-Area, First Team All-Conference and team MVP ... Second Team All-Conference as a junior.
Personal: Katie Lorrine King ... Daughter of Joe and April King ... Has one brother, Shane.
At Bats: 4, 2x (last vs. Chattanooga, 04/02/10)
Runs Scored: 2 (Presbyterian, 04/15/08)
Hits: 2, 2x (last vs. Chattanooga, 04/02/10)
RBI: 1, 2x (last vs. Elon, 04/23/11)
Total Bases: 4 (Furman, 03/27/10)
Walks: 2 (Furman, 03/27/10)
Strikeouts: 2, 7x (last vs. College of Charleston, 05/01/11)
Sacrifice Hits: 1, 8x (last vs. UTC, 05/07/11)
Hit by Pitch: 1, 2x (last vs. GSU, 05/07/09)
Putouts: 10, 2x (last vs. Brevard, 03/25/10)
Assists: 5, 3x (last vs. Delaware, 03/05/11)
Innings Pitched: 9.1, 3x (last vs. Charleston, 05/01/11)
Runs allowed: 11, 2x (last vs. College of Charleston, 05/01/11)
Earned Runs:9 (UNCG, 04/02/11)
Walks: 4, 4x (last vs. GSU, 03/20/10)
Strikeouts:11 (College of Charleston, 05/11/11)