MINERS

Kelly Curran
8  Kelly Curran

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, NM

High School:
La Cueva

Height:
5-8

Position:
Pitcher

Birthdate:
02/10/1988

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R

Kelly Curran
Kelly Curran 2009 Photo Gallery
Kelly Curran 2010 Photo Gallery

· Two-time Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2008, 2010)

· 2007 NFCA Academic Scholar

2010 (SENIOR): Made 20 appearances for the miners, including two game starts ... finished the season with a 1-1 record ... tossed 23.1 innings while posting 16 K's with 11 coming in league play ... had the lowest ERA of UTEP's staff with a 1.79 in league-only contests ... tossed one-third of an inning against Weber State (2/27) to close out the shutout and no-hitter ... hurled two innings vs. Cal Poly where she struck two batters.

2009 (JUNIOR): Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... made 17 starts in 30 appearances in 2009 ... ended the season with eight victories and one save in the circle including five complete games ... struck out 70 batters in 108 innings of play ... fanned a career-high 10 batters against Eastern Illinois and followed two games later with her second-best performance of eight strikeouts versus Northern Colorado ... had her first career at bat against Cal State Northridge (Feb. 20) ... recorded 24 assists.

2008 (SOPHOMORE): An NFCA Academic Scholar and Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist ... ended 2008 with a season record of 8-5 in the circle ... made 15 starts in 28 appearances ... pitched a no-hitter vs. UAB, the first of her career an only one of five UTEP pitchers to accomplish the feat ... pitched two complete games with one shutout ... fanned 63 batters in 89.1 innings of play ... tossed her first career save vs. East Carolina ... posted a career-high seven strikeouts vs. New Mexico State in just 3.1 innings in relief.

2007 (FRESHMAN): Made 24 appearances in the circle with 15 starts ... won seven games ... tossed 74.1 innings with 66 strikeouts ... recorded five complete games and one shutout ... pitched eight innings against Utah (Feb. 25) and Tulsa (May 5) ... fanned a career-high nine batters against Utah.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Four year varsity pitcher who ended the 2006 season 20-6 with an ERA of 1.10 and had 262 strikeouts ... led La Cueva to the 2005 New Mexico State Championship, the first time an Albuquerque team won the title since 1989 ... named Albuquerque Tribune's 2005 Softball Player of the Year and a four-time All-Metro selection ... pitched back-to-back perfect games her junior season ... represented the United States in the Chianti Goodwill Games Softball Tournament in San Casciano, Italy during the summer of 2006.

PERSONAL: Kelly Nicole Curran is the daughter of Richard and Jacquelina Curran ... born Feb. 10, 1988 in Arlington, Va. ... has one brother (Curtis) and one sister (Lacey).