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

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.