2008: Kaitlyn Schuster made an appearance in 14 games...pitched 19.1 innings on the season...boasted a 2.17 ERA...struck out nine batters, while giving up 18 hits...earned her second save of the season against Notre Dame, holding off the Irish's three batters in the seventh inning...tied for second overall on the career saves list (5).
2007: Schuster made 18 appearances in the circle, including two starts...recorded a team-leading three saves on the season...fanned 31 total batters...registered an 8-0 shutout in five innings in her first game of the season against Prairie View A&M...tallied an assist and six strikeouts in that game...allowed just one hit in 2.2 innings of the South Carolina game...struck out the final batter against Providence with two runners on base...caught another batter on strikes in the USF contest...recorded her third save of the season against Rutgers when she got the final batter in the fifth inning to pop up with bases loaded.
2006: Schuster started two of seven games...appeared in six games on the mound...tallied a 1-0 record...finished with five strikeouts in 11.2 innings...fanned two batters in three innings during the Purdue matchup (Feb. 10).
HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior at Lincoln, Schuster finished 18-5, posted a 0.39 ERA in 160 innings and recorded 274 strikeouts, including two 20-strikeout games...fanned 732 batters over her career...boasted a 0.71 ERA over four years...named Lawrence County Athlete of Week four times...four time all-section...selected as Top-10 Western PA Player of Year by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review...three-time Beaver County Times Athlete of Week...recorded a 47-11 record while playing for Pittsburgh Pride travel team...earned the William Spellman Scholar Athlete Award...also played varsity soccer.
PERSONAL: Born July 2, 1987...daughter of Stephen and Kathy Schuster...has two sisters, Suzanne and Rachel...a history major.
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