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Katya Duvall

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Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Seal Beach, Calif.
  • Last School Los Alamitos
  • Position Pitcher
  • Height 5-9
  • B/T R/R

CAREER HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 18, 19)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2017, 18)
• Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete (2017, 18)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete

AS A SENIOR (2019)
• Had 20 appearances, including four starts
• Paced the pitching staff with a 1.58 ERA
• Spent 44.1 innings in the circle, struck out 37 batters and had a .204 against average
• Recorded the first shutout and save of her career
• Pitched her first-ever complete game against North Florida in a 3-0 win (2/9)
• Earned a career-high 10 strikeouts in a career-best seven innings vs. the Ospreys (2/9)
• Tossed 2.2 innings of relief with three strikeouts vs. FSU (2/15)
• Sat down three batters and walked one over two innings at Portland State (3/12)
• Fanned five and gave up one run against Grand Canyon (3/17)
• Entered the game in the third inning against UNC and did not allow a run in five innings of work while striking out five Tar Heels (5/18)

AS A JUNIOR (2018)
• Made 13 appearances, including two starts in the circle
• Had a 4.26 ERA in 23 innings with a .278 batting average against
• Tossed three innings of relief at Loyola Marymount with two strikeouts (3/13)
• Tied her career high with four strikeouts and did not give up a hit in 1.1 innings of relief for her first win of the season vs. Wisconsin (3/30)
• Pitched two innings of relief vs. Penn State with two strikeouts (4/11)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017)
• Had a 3.00 ERA in 9.1 innings with a .206 batting average against
• Made eight appearances
• Pitched 2.0 innings of scoreless relief against both Weight State (3/29) and Indiana (4/15)
• Struck out a season-high four against the Raiders
• Made her season debut in a relief role against North Carolina (2/18)

AS A FRESHMAN (2016)
• Went 4-0 in the 13.0 innings that she pitched, picking up wins vs. Virginia Tech (2/26), Cal Poly (3/20), Rutgers (4/8) and Purdue (4/23)
• Against Rutgers, went four innings while allowing just one hit and striking out four
• In her first collegiate win, did not allow a hit over three innings and struck out three

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Spent her first two years at Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, Calif., and was the Rookie of the Year in 2012
• Pacifica went 55-9 in her two seasons, advancing to the CIF championship game in 2013
• Transferred to Los Alamitos High School for her junior season
• Led Los Alamitos to the CIF-Southern Section quarterfinals and a 25-7 record as a senior
• Sunset League Pitcher of the Year and first team all-county by the Orange County Register in 2015 with a sub-1.50 ERA
• Second team all-county by the Orange County News and second team All-Empire League in 2013
• A three-time scholar athlete award winner
• Played club softball for the nationally-renowned SoCal Athletics
• Gave up just three earned runs in 18.1 innings at the 16U PGF Nationals with 25 strikeouts and a 1.14 ERA to help her team finish third
• At 14U PGF Nationals, pitched 22.0 innings with 29 strikeouts, three earned runs and a 0.95 ERA
• SoCal finished second in 2012 and ninth in 2013

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Roger and Maryann Duvall
• Lists the rush of competing when she’s on the mound as her greatest sports thrill
• Has an older brother