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09/26/2016

Panthers Defeat Ohio Dominican, Akron on the Road

Pitt Earns Two Shutouts on Sunday

09/10/2016

Pitt Opens Fall Exhibition Schedule with Slippery Rock

Panthers Will Play First of Four Exhibition Series Sunday

07/07/2016

Pitt Places 244 Members on 2015-16 ACC Honor Roll

Conference Record 4,367 Student-Athletes Recognized

06/27/2016

Recapping the 2016 Pitt Softball Season

Panthers win 30 games and reach ACC tournament for second straight season.

05/12/2016

Panthers Run-Ruled by No. 6 Florida State in Opening Round of ACC Tournament

Pitt falls to the Seminoles 8-0 in six innings of play.

02/18/2015

Pitt Softball Fall Ball Gallery

Pitt Softball Fall Ball Pictures

AS A JUNIOR (2016)
Lone junior on the roster…Started all 52 games at first base… Led the ACC with 424 putouts, and finished first in the conference in fielding double plays with 22…Finished with a fielding percentage of .995…Recorded eight multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games… Homered and knocked in two runs against St. Bonaventure…Tallied three RBIs on two hits at Mercer… Hit a home run against Radford…Went 3-for-3 with three RBIs vs. Bucknell…Drove in two in an 11-3 win over Virginia…Scored two runs and notched a double in the series opener against St. Bonaventure…Collected three hits in a series vs. St. Francis… Tallied three RBIs in a 9-4 win against Georgia Tech…Finished with a total of 33 hits, 19 walks, and 21 RBIs.  

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015)
Was a part of the first 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.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
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.

Kaitlin Manuel
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Kaitlin  Manuel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Del Norte

Position:
INF/OF

Club Team:
The Next Level

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