· Three-time Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2010, 2011, 2012)
· Two-time NFCA Academic Scholar Athlete (2011, 2012)
2012 (JUNIOR): Started five games ... won three games ... threw seven innings and allowed five hits as she earned her second win of the season against Southern Miss. (3/10) ... had a season-high five strikeouts and received her third win in game two versus Southern Miss.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Made 24 appearances in the circle for the Miners including 10 starts ... pitched 68.1 innings giving up 106 hits and 84 runs ... struckout 42 batters ... pitched seven innings with five strikeouts against UT-Arlington.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Made 21 appearances with eight game starts ... on shutout victory and one combined shutout ... went 3-3 in the circle and collected two saves ... hurled 34 strikeouts in 42.2 innings pitched ... made first career start vs. Penn State (2/12) ... fanned a career-high nine batters against Weber State (2/26).
PRIOR TO UTEP: A pitcher from J. Frank Dobie High School in Houston, Texas ... named one of Rivals.com top prospects of 2009 ... a 22-5A All-District first team honoree in 2007, 2008, and 2009 and Houston Chronicle area first team selection ... named to the Texas Sports Association All-Star Team ... helped the team to an area championship her senior year.
PERSONAL: Joanna Marie Krienitz is the daughter of Duane and Suzy Krienitz ... born Sept. 9, 1990 in Houston, Texas ... has one brother (Dean) and one sister (Rebecca) ... nickname is "Jo."