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Kierstyn White

  • position P
  • height 5-10
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Columbia, S.C.
  • High school Irmo
  • position P
  • height 5-10
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Columbia, S.C.
  • High school Irmo

Kierstyn White Bio

2011-12 Gamecock Spotlight Video

White’s 2009 Game-by-Game Statistics
White’s 2010 Game-by-Game Statistics
White’s 2011 Game-by-Game Statistics
White’s 2012 Game-by-Game Statistics

  • 2011-12 NFCA Scholar-Athlete
  • 2012 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2011 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2010 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • 2008-09 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

CAREER: Ranked 12th on the career appearances chart (92) and second in career relief appearances (60) when she graduated … Also tied for ninth in saves (3) and third in career wild pitches (33). 2012 (SENIOR): Appeared in 29 games, starting 17…Went 6-9 on the year, finishing with a 5.56 ERA … Got the win with a five-inning starting appearance against Cleveland State (2/12), striking out two and walking one while scattering seven hits and four runs, three earned … Pitched the only shutout of the year for the Gamecocks against Illinois-Chicago (2/18), fanning one while walking two and giving up two hits in the contest … Got the complete-game win over Villanova (2/29), striking out one without issuing a walk in the five-inning appearance … Tallied two wins in the Gamecock Invitational, beating Appalachian State and George Washington … Her final win came over Maine (3/2) … In a relief appearance at Kentucky (4/8), gave up one unearned run in her inning of work…Garnered recognition on the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll … Also honored as a National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete. 2011 (JUNIOR): Pitched in 13 games, starting four … Posted a 2-3 record and a 4.30 ERA … Started the season opener against Charleston Southern (2/11), striking out four and walking one in three innings of work … Got her first win in relief with a scoreless inning of relief against Villanova (2/19) … Went the distance in a victory over Seton Hall (3/5), giving up two unearned runs on six hits, striking out a season-best six as well … Came out of the pen in both ends of the doubleheader against No. 1 Georgia, tossing a combined 1.2 innings of spotless relief … After three outings where she allowed three runs each, suffered an injury that kept her out of action for a spell … Had a big return with 1.2 innings of scoreless relief at No. 21 LSU (5/7) … .Earned a spot on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll. 2010 (SOPHOMORE): Named to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll … Saw time in 18 games, starting twice in the circle … Tossed one complete game while going 0-2 with an 8.32 ERA … Tossed a scoreless inning of relief against Loyola (2/27) and two shutout innings against No. 14 LSU (3/13) … Never got great control on the season, walking 28 batters while fanning 19 in 37.0 innings of work. 2009 (FRESHMAN): Earned placement on the 2008-09 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll … Pitched in 32 games, including a team-high 23 in relief … Compiled a 2.69 ERA and a 9-4 record, adding three saves … Part of three Gamecock shutouts … Threw 86 innings on the year, allowing a .271 opponent batting average … That average dropped to .184 with runners in scoring position … Had a team-best 3.79 ERA in SEC action … Won her debut appearance out of the pen, throwing two shutout innings against College of Charleston (2/7) … Picked up the win in relief against No. 25 Kansas (2/13), striking out four in four hitless innings of work … Went two innings in her first career start against Bradley that same day, giving up three hits and a walk … Got another relief win against North Florida (2/14) with two scoreless innings … Beat the Ospreys again in the Gamecock Invitational (2/20) in her first home start … Moved to 5-0 after going 5.2 innings in relief in the 11-inning marathon win over Eastern Illinois (2/21) … Picked up three saves in a row, with two coming in the final two games of the Gamecock Invitational … The third was a three-inning save against Houston in the NFCA Leadoff Classic (2/27) … Tossed six innings of shutout relief in three appearances against No. 2 Florida (3/7-8) … Picked up the series-clinching win against No. 4 Alabama (4/11) with three innings of one-run relief in the Strike Out Cancer game at Beckham Field … Started and got the road win at Mississippi State (4/18), scattering six hits over 4.1 innings of work … Her final victory came at Coastal Carolina (4/22), combining to go 5.2 innings in the nine-inning affair. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned six softball letters at Irmo H.S … .Played for coaches Dawn Rister, Bobby Henderson and Pete White for the Yellow Jackets … Compiled 1,287 strikeouts with a 0.47 ERA during her high school career … A six-time all-region team member, White earned regional Player of the Year accolades on four occasions … Led her team to district and region titles in 2008 as a senior and as an eighth-grader in 2004 … Also named AAAA All-Area on four occasions … Honored five times on the All-South Carolina AAAA team … Twice chosen to the HSSR All-State team … Named AAAA Area Player of the Year after her senior season … Also lettered four times in volleyball for coach Sandra Dickert … Played travel ball for April Farr and Mona Sawyer with the S.C. Jets … Off the field, was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Beta Club, National Honor Society and Student Council … Earned the academic excellence award her final three years of high school … Chosen as the recipient of the Life Scholarship. PERSONAL: Born in San Antonio, Texas, Kierstyn M. White is the daughter of Peter and Kimberly White … Has two siblings: brother Christopher and sister Kaitlyn … Kaitlyn plays softball at the College of Charleston … Lists Brad Paisley as her favorite singer and Jennie Finch as her favorite athlete … Majored in civil engineering.

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