12 - Katie Alfiere
Katie Alfiere
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Beacon Falls, Conn.
High School: Woodland Regional
Position: P
Last Team: R/R

As a Sophomore: Appeared in 19 games including nine starts from the mound and finished with a 7-3 record, 68.2 innings and 2.45 earned run average…Finished second on the team in ERA, wins, and also tossed three complete games throughout the season…Won her first career NEC Pitcher of the Week on May 7, the last week of the regular season, after compiling a 1-0 record in two appearances (one start), tossed a team-high 13 innings including 2.1 scoreless frames, allowed nine hits without surrendering a run, allowed a .191 opponent’s batting average…Gave up the fewest hits allowed (66), runs allowed (29), earned runs allowed (24), doubles allowed (11), and home runs allowed (0) of any pitcher in the NEC while her 2.45 ERA was good for 7th in the NEC…Also appeared in 36 games at the plate for the Bobcats and finished with a .230 batting average (17-for-74), with six runs scored, three doubles, one home run and five RBI…Began the year with three consecutive victories including a complete game three-hitter where she allowed just one unearned run in five innings in a 14-1 win over Saint Peter’s…Earned the victory in relief on Feb. 26 against Saint Peter’s tossing four scoreless frames without allowing a hit and striking out three…Earned her third straight victory with another complete game on March 2 against Bowling Green allowing three runs and six hits over seven innings…Tossed two innings in relief against San Diego where she allowed two runs…Finished 2-for-3 from the plate against Monmouth on March 25 with a double, run scored, and RBI…Slugged her first career home run on April 1 against Sacred Heart…Earned another victory in relief as she tossed four scoreless innings allowing just three hits in a 12-7 win over Sacred Heart…Came back and threw 4.1 innings in a start against Fairfield on April 4 to pick up the victory while surrendering just two hits and no runs…Finished 2-for-3 on April 7 against UConn with two runs scored…Tossed 3.2 relief innings to pick up a victory on April 14 against Wagner, giving up two hits and no runs…Pitched a scoreless inning of relief on April 19 against Fairfield, striking out one…Rode a five game hitting streak from April 25 through May 5 as she compiled a .500 batting average (7-for-14) with two runs scored, two RBI and one double…Tossed 5.1 innings in a start against Hartford, allowing two runs on four hits and striking out two…Pitched an impressive complete game four-hitter against Stony Brook on May 1 to earn the victory without surrendering a run and striking out three…Tossed another 6.2 scoreless innings against St. Francis (Pa.) on May 5 in relief as she allowed five hits and no runs…Started in the Bobcat’s NEC Semifinal game against Robert Morris and finished with 2.1 innings and allowed just one run.

As a Freshman: Made 21 appearances and 10 starts in her first year with the Bobcats…Picked up three wins and a save...Pitched 54.1 innings and struck out 22 batters on the year.

Before Quinnipiac: Attended Woodland Regional High School, where she won three varsity letters in both softball and basketball...In 2010, her high school softball team won the NVL Brass Division and NVL Tournament...Earned a pitching record of 21-1 and a 0.79 ERA...Struck out 183 batters in 133 innings...Held a .358 batting average at Woodland Regional...Was named a All-NVL in 2009...Was selected as the NVL Player of the Year, Tournament Player of the Year, and Strikezone Player of the Year in 2010...Was named All-State in 2010...Was chosen as All-Area and All-State by the New Haven Register in 2010...Played for Xtreme Chaos.

Personal: A native of Beacon Falls, Conn...Daughter of Joseph and Karen Alfiere...Has two brothers, Eric, who runs track at the University of Connecticut, and Billy...Majoring in the health sciences.