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  Kaitlin Manuel
Kaitlin  Manuel

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Del Norte

Position:
INF/OF

Bat/Throw:
L/L

06/24/2015

Softball Coaching Staff Tabbed Best in Mid-Atlantic Region by NFCA

Head coach Holly Aprile and staff were one of 11 coaching staffs in the nation honored

05/29/2015

Recapping the Historic 2015 Pitt Softball Season

The Panthers finish 37-22; make first-ever ACC/NCAA postseason appearance

05/17/2015

History in the Making: Pitt Advances to NCAA Regional Final

The Panthers knock out both Oakland and Cal to earn its first ever NCAA post-season wins.

05/14/2015

Pitt Softball Begins NCAA Tournament Play Against California

The Panthers will travel to Ann Arbor, Mich., to take on the Golden Bears

05/08/2015

No. 6 Pitt Advances to ACC Championship Game Following Upset of No. 2 UNC

The Panthers will face top-seeded Florida State, on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the tournament finale.

02/18/2015

Pitt Softball Fall Ball Gallery

Pitt Softball Fall Ball Pictures

Career Statistics

2015: Game-by-Game Statistics

Was a part of the first-ever Pitt softball team to reach the ACC Championship Game and NCAA Regional Final...Started at first base in all four games of the NCAA Tournament...Singled and drove in two runs against Oakland in Pitt's first ever NCAA Tournament victory...Had seven putouts against Florida State in the ACC Championship game...Recorded one hit, one RBI, and one stolen base against North Carolina in the semifinals of the ACC tournament...Hit 2-for-4, stole a base, and scored a run against Notre Dame in the first round of the ACC tournament...
Had 10 putouts in each game against Louisville...Recorded three hits against Louisville...Hit a home run against Saint Francis (Pa.) and totaled 22 on the day...Had two doubles with two RBI's in the Virginia Tech series...Recorded four hits, including two doubles, six RBI's and scored five runs in the Syracuse series...Notched one double and one run in Notre Dame series...
Had one hit, two RBI and scored three runs at Ohio State...Recorded two hits against Florida State...Batted 2-for-3 in final series game against NC State where she hit her second career home run...Hit 2-for-3 in game two against NC State, recording her sixth career double...Brought in one runner off a sacrifice hit against FGCU...Scored five runs for the Panthers in three games against Virginia and recorded two doubles and two RBI's...Hit 1-for-3 against College of Charleston and Bowling Green at the Cougar Classic...Tallied 13 putouts against Winthrop...Started at first base in every game at the UC Santa Barbara Gaucho Classic...Scored five runs through five games...Hit a double and reached on a steal in a game against UC Santa Barbara...Started at first base in all five games at the Hampton Inn and Suites Tournament...Went 5-for-14 and recorded five RBI's through five games with six runs...Hit a home run against Texas State.


2014: Game-by-Game Statistics

Appeared in 34 games...Made 25 starts at first base and one as designated player...Committed only two errors in 208 chances (.990 fielding percentage)...Scored her first career run with after a double against Wright State...Went 3-for-3 with one RBI against Penn State...Was 3-for-5 combined in two starts against Boston College...Went 2-for-4 in the doubleheader against Virginia Tech...Rapped a bases-clearing single to right field versus Maryland to rack up a season-high three RBI.

High School: Named Valley League MVP as a senior for leading Del Norte to the league title...was NFCA All-Region and Team MVP...Set school records in batting average, stolen bases and on base percentage...Sat out all junior year with an injury...was First Team All-Valley League as a sophomore...played travel ball for Power Surge from 2007-09 and with The Next Level from 2010-13...Played club with current Pitt players Maggie Sevilla and Shelby Pickett...Also played varsity basketball for three years.

Personal: Daughter of Gregory and Carla Manuel...has a twin sister and two older siblings...plans to major in exercise science.