|9 Casey Alcorn|
Pirates Look To Avenge Regular Season Series Sweep
Regular Season Finale Set For Sunday at Noon
Pirates Look For First Victory Over The Knights Since 2011
Duo Recognized For Athletic Success During The Month
Senior Helped East Carolina To Series Victory Over Conference Foe Houston
2013 C-USA All-Academic Team
2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2015 American Athletic Conference First Team
2015 (Junior): Enjoyed a strong junior campaign that led to All-American Athletic Conference First-Team recognition … Enters the 2016 campaign tied for ninth in program history in career home runs with 18 … Served as the Pirates’ everyday shortstop, playing in all 53 games and making 52 starts … Paced East Carolina in numerous offensive categories, including batting average (.290), slugging percentage (.497) and hits (45) … Finished among the league leaders in assists (second/139), doubles (seventh/9), slugging percentage (ninth), total bases (ninth/77) and fielding double plays (ninth/8) … Tied for the team lead in multiple-hit games (11) and led the squad with seven multiple-RBI efforts … Named to the AAC weekly honor roll April 20 … Enjoyed an eight-game hitting streak that spanned from Feb. 21 to March 1 … Reached base safely in the final eight games of the season and in 17 straight at one point in the campaign … Hit in the fifth spot in the lineup for all 52 appearances … Named to the all-tournament team in the season-opening Pirate Classic after tallying six hits in 19 at bats with a home run and four RBI … Tallied a season-high three hits in contests at Elon (March 18) and USF (April 18) … Clubbed seven home runs, including two in consecutive games at USF (April 18) … Drove in three runs against Marshall (Feb. 12) and UConn (April 26) … Ripped her lone triple of the season against Maine (Feb. 27) … Drew a pair of walks versus East Tennessee State (Feb. 14) and at USF (April 19).
2014 (Sophomore): Started each of the 45 games in which she appeared during her second season … Hit .271 with seven home runs which were the third most on the team … Scored 16 runs and had 19 RBI to go with a .451 slugging percentage … Went 1-for-3 against Delaware State (Feb. 15) … Hit an RBI single and drew a walk against Seton Hall (Feb. 16) … Batted 1-for-3 with a single against Albany (Feb. 21) … Scored a run, drew a walk and stole a career-high two bases in a 9-1 win over Delaware (Feb. 23) … Hit .556 (5-for-9) in the three-game series sweep over Tennessee Tech (March 1-2) … Hit a solo home run and a sacrifice fly in the 7-1 game one victory over the Golden Eagles (March 1) … Went 2-for-3 and scored the game-winning run on a walk-off RBI single in the 2-1 series-opening victory over UAB (March 8) … Set a new career-high with four hits including a pair of RBI singles in the second game of a doubleheader against Eastern Illinois (March 11) … Recorded a three-hit, one RBI game in the second contest of a doubleheader sweep at Charlotte (March 15) … Hit her third home run of the season and had two RBI in a 9-1 series-finale win versus Marshall (March 22) … Went 3-for-3 with a solo home run, two runs and two RBI and was a triple shy of the cycle in a 12-2 win at FIU (March 30) … Hit a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the fifth inning in an 8-0 win over Southern Miss (April 5) … Belted a solo home run in game one and went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored in a doubleheader split at 15th-ranked Tulsa (April 12) … Drew a pair of walks in a 6-0 win over Elon (April 18) … Hit her seventh homer of the year – a solo shot – in a 6-3 win over UTEP (May 3) … Singled and scored one run in a 4-1 win over FIU in the first round of the C-USA Championship (May 8).
2013 (Freshman): Selected to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... A C-USA All-Academic Team selection ... Ended her freshman campaign with a .244 batting average, 17 runs, 33 hits, six doubles, four home runs, 18 RBI, 12 walks and 53 total bases ... In league-only games had a pair of home runs and 11 RBI ... Placed fourth on the team with eight multi-hit games and tied for fifth on squad with three multi-RBI performances ... Appeared in 51 games and made 46 starts (32 at shortstop, 12 at designated player, 1 in right field, 1 first base) ... Hit .375 in the fifth inning and sported a .429 batting average in the seventh inning ... Reached base in each of her first seven times to the plate to start her career with four hits and three walks ... Hit .750 (six-for-eight) at the Pirate Classic (Feb. 8-10) ... Walked as a pinch hitter against Cleveland State (Feb. 8) and Ohio (Feb. 8) on the first day of the tournament ... Picked up the first start of her career and went 3-for-3 with three runs scored, a home run and two RBI against Rider (Feb. 9) ... Had a double and a walk against Ohio (Feb. 9) ... Recorded a pair of doubles, walk, drove in a run and scored twice against Towson (Feb. 10) ... Started at shortstop for the first time against Georgetown (Feb. 15) ...Recorded a pinch hit single vs. Fairfield (Feb. 22) ... Drove in a run with a shallow single against Liberty (Feb. 24) ... Had two hits including a home run and double against Elon (Feb. 27) ... Put up a hit and walk against Binghamton (March 1) ... Had a pair of hits including a triple, scored two runs and stole a base against North Dakota (March 3) ... Doubled and drove in two runs in the first game against UAB (March 16) ...Drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the second game against Houston (March 23) ... Had four hits, two runs scored and a home run in the three contest against UTEP (March 29-30) ... Recorded three hits, two RBI, two runs scored and home run in the second contest against Marshall (April 13) ... Scored a pair of runs and had an RBI in the final game of the series against the Thundering Herd (April 14) ... Drove in a run in the opening game of the series against Memphis (April 20) ... Recorded a pair of hits and scored a run in the final contest against the Tigers (April 21) ... Had two hits, a double and a walk in the second game against UCF (April 4) ...Started the team's last 22 games at shortstop.
High School: A four-year starter and letterwinner for her father, Steve, as a member of the Falcons at Lower Dauphin High School ... Helped guide Lower Dauphin to four Mid-Penn Keystone Division Championships and a cumulative record of 67-7 in her four years ... Worked as the program's team captain in her final season ... Hit .536 as a senior with 23 runs, 37 hits, a .590 on-base percentage, 27 RBI, nine doubles and six triples ... Only struck out a total of four times between her junior and senior campaigns en route to earning Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association (PSBCA) AAAA All-State First Team honors both seasons ... At the end of her standout junior season, was named a Patriot-News All-Star after hitting .604 with five home runs, 27 runs drive in and also winning 12 games in the circle ... Threw a perfect game as a junior ... As a freshman and sophomore, earned PSBCA Honorable Mention AAAA All-State honors ... Her freshman year, she was also named to the Patriot News' Big 11 All-Underclass team ... Also gained softball experience playing for the Central PA Krunch and Wagner's Gold travel program, where in 31 games she had 19 runs, 34 hits, three doubles, three home runs, 29 RBI and hit .392 ... Also lettered in basketball ... A four-year Honor Roll member ... Served as the vice president of her seniors class, where she served in student council and participated in a pair of state fairs.
Personal: Majoring in recreational therapy ... Daughter of Steve and Kim Alcorn ... Has two sisters, Lauren and Shelby ... Older sister, Lauren, is a former collegiate softball player at the University of Albany.