16 Kayla Kuretich
16 Kayla Kuretich
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr
Hometown: Vancouver, WA
High School: Skyview
Position: P
Bats/Throws: R/R

Notes: Finished her career seventh in school history with 176 career strikeouts.

2010: Honorable mention All-Ivy selection… Her 77 strikeouts tied for the eighth most in a season in school history… Led the Yale pitching staff in wins (6) and innings pitched (111.1)… Took a no-hitter into the seventh inning of a win over Marist… Named the Ivy League Pitcher of the Week following that performance… Struck out a career-high 14 against Quinnipiac.

2009: Led the Yale pitching staff with three saves... Appeared in 19 games and pitched 55.1 innings, which were both third on the team...Struck out two of the three hitters she faced to preserve a win over Marist... Also notched saves by tossing three scoreless innings against both Bryant and Columbia... Pitched a complete-game three-hitter with a season-high six strikeouts in a win over Fairfield.

2008: Finished with the fifth-best earned run average (2.45) in the Ivy League... Led the Yale pitching staff in strikeouts with 43... Walked only 11 batters on the year... Second on the staff in wins (5) and complete games (5)... Her two shutouts tied for fifth in the league... Pitched a two-hit shutout against Florida A&M... Blanked Columbia, allowing just four hits, while striking out six... Struck out a career-high 10 batters against Stony Brook... Earned saves in wins over Sacred Heart and Brown.

2007: An early-season injury hampered her development... Her first career win came in relief as the Bulldogs scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning against Manhattan... Struck out a season-high five batters in three innings of relief to earn a save against Sacred Heart... Tossed six shutout innings and earned a victory in the season finale against Brown.

Before Yale: A first team all-region and first team all-league selection as both a junior and senior at Skyview High School, which qualified for the state tournament in all four of her seasons... Named first team all-league as a sophomore... Earned second team all-league recognition in her freshman year.

Personal: Resides in Silliman College... Daughter of David Kuretich.