19 - Kortney Kesses
Kortney Kesses
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Woodbridge, CT
High School: Amity
Position: 1B/UTIL
Last Team: R/R

As a Junior: Appeared in 39 games and compiled 87 at-bats on the season…Finished the year with 18 hits, 12 runs scored, two doubles, one triple, 10 RBI, 10 walks and two stolen bases…Began the season on a streak that saw her reach base in nine straight games…Kesses compiled a .321 batting average (9-for-28), to go along with four runs scored, one double, and four RBI…Drove in the go-ahead runs in a 4-3 victory over Iona on Feb. 26 as her two-run singles gave the Bobcats the lead going into the seventh inning…Went 2-for-3 and scored a run against St. Peter’s on Feb. 26…Singled, drove in a run, and scored on March 3 against Miami (Ohio)…Doubled and scored a run on March 11 against UC Riverside…Finished 1-for-3 with two runs scored against CSU Bakersfield on March 16…Scored two runs and also drove in one on March 25 against Monmouth…Finished with three RBI in a doubleheader against Wagner on April 14…Tripled and scored a run against Hartford on April 25…Went 2-for-6 combined with one run scored and one RBI in the NEC Quarterfinals and Semifinals against Monmouth and Robert Morris.

As a Sophomore: Appeared in 31 games for Quinnipiac, starting in 20 of those games…Contributed 12 hits, seven runs and four RBI…Collected 16 bases and hit four doubles…Was successful on each of her four stolen base attempts.

As a Freshman: Did not see any action for the Bobcats.

Before Quinnipiac: Attended Amity High School where she played varsity softball, basketball and volleyball…Won a Southern CT Conference Championship for volleyball in 2007 and softball in 2008…Also played for the Stratford Breakers, Beacon Falls Bullets, Cheshire Wildcats and Bristol Panthers (Gold).

Personal: A native of Woodbridge, Conn…Daughter of Steven and Wanda…Has a brother, Kyle and sister, Kasey…Aunt, Wendy Luciani Coppola and Cousins, Garrett Luciani, Amy Leone Luciani and Julie Coyne Luciani attended Quinnipiac…Father, Steven, played football at Duke University…Brother, Kyle played basketball and track and field at Fordham…Sister, Kasey, was a member of Rutgers’ swimming and diving team…A business major.