|6 Kristi Oshiro|
Seniors collect second set of second-team honors in last week
Kristi Oshiro cited for second-straight year; Wynne, Johnson, Kaluhiokalani-Glackin first-timers
Senior Kristi and freshman Kacie make impacts for Pirates in 2014
Kristi Oshiro hits game-winning three-run home run in the fifth inning.
East Carolina Hosts Memphis in Crucial Conference USA Series This Weekend
Watch highlights from ECU's Saturday sweep of Southern Miss.
Watch highlights of East Carolina's sweep of Longwood.
Watch highlights from East Carolina's doubleheader with UAB.
Watch highlights from East Carolina's 5-1 victory over UTEP.
Watch highlights of East Carolina's 4-3 victory over Hofstra Monday evening.
|Senior Kristi Oshiro takes a strong cut in a 10-2 win at 15th-ranked Tulsa on April 12, 2014.|
2014 NFCA All-Mideast Region Second Team
2014 All-Conference USA Second Team
2013 All-Conference USA Second Team
2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2012 Preseason All-Conference USA Team
2011 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
As a Senior (2014):
A Second Team All-Conference USA selection as an infielder ... Received Second Team All-Mideast Region recognition from the NFCA ... One of just three players to start every single game of the season ... Hit six home runs to go with 36 RBI and a team-best 10 doubles and 29 walks ... Was a perfect 13-for-13 in stolen-base attempts and struck out just 10 times in nearly 180 plate appearances ... Led the team with a .480 on-base percentage ... Ranked second on the team with a .350 batting average, 37 runs scored and a .569 slugging percentage and third in hits with 48 ... Hit her first home run of the season - a solo shot - scored three runs and drew a walk in a 2-for-2 performance in a 6-4 win over Delaware State (2/15) ... Notched her first three-hit game of the season, going 3-for-5 with two runs scored, an RBI and her first stolen base of the season in an 11-6 win over Seton Hall (2/16) ... Was hit by two pitches while going 1-for-1 with a walk and three runs scored against Drexel (2/16) ... Finished 2-for-2 with two RBI, including an RBI triple, one run and a walk against Albany (2/21) ... Hit a sacrifice fly for an RBI and had one stolen base versus Delaware (2/23) ... Had a single and drew two walks in a 5-4 victory over Fairfield (2/23) ... Drew three walks, hit an RBI double and stole one base in a doubleheader sweep over Tennessee Tech (3/1) ... Went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in the series finale against Tennessee Tech (3/2) ... Had two hits, a run and two stolen bases in the second game of a doubleheader against Eastern Illinois (3/11) ... Hit a two-run double in game one, before going 3-for-3 with two walks, two runs, a stolen base and RBI in game two of a doubleheader sweep at Charlotte (3/15) ... Went 3-for-3 with two doubles and one RBI in game one and hit a solo home run in game two of a doubleheader versus Marshall (3/21) ... Had an RBI single, stolen base and scored twice in the first game of a doubleheader at FIU (3/29) ... Singled twice, scored a run and had an RBI in the 12-2 series finale win over the Panthers (3/30) ... Went 2-for-2 with a walk, three RBI and a stolen base in a 12-1 win over Southern Miss (4/6) ... Hit an RBI double and scored in game one before walking twice and stealing one base in game two of a doubleheader at NC State (4/9) ... Doubled, hit a solo home run and drove in three runs in game one and went 1-for-2 with a walk in game two of a doubleheader split at 15th-ranked Tulsa (4/12) ... Hit an RBI double and walked twice in the series finale against the Golden Hurricane (4/13) ... Singled, stole one base and scored two runs in game one before doubling and hitting a three-run home run to finish with four RBI in a doubleheader sweep over Elon (4/18) ... Hit three singles and a sac fly while recording three RBI and stealing one base in a 7-0 victory over Louisiana Tech (4/26) ... Doubled and homered to finish with two runs scored and three RBI in a 6-3 victory over UTEP (5/3) ... Walked and scored a run in a 4-1 win over FIU in the first round of the C-USA Championship (5/8) ... Hit a game-tying three-run double to complete a six-run comeback and walked once in the C-USA semifinals against Marshall (5/9).
As a Junior (2013):
Selected to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... A Second Team All-C-USA selection as an infielder ... Earned a spot on the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) Softball Second Team ... One of only four players on the team to start all 52 games and one of only three to do it in the same position (second base) ... Led the team with her .331 batting average, 39 runs, five triples, 10 sacrifice bunts and 13 multi-hit games ... Second on the squad in doubles (12), total bases (76), hits (48) and walks (25) ... Sported a .429 batting average and drove in 10 runs with a pair of home runs in the fifth inning ... Hit .500 with eight hits, six runs and two triples at the Pirate Classic (2/8-10) ... Had a multi-hit performance with a run scored against Cleveland State (2/8) ... Walked and laid down a sacrifice bunt against Rider (2/9) ... Tripled and had a single plus a run scored against Ohio (2/9) ... Went 4-for-4 with four runs scored, a RBI and triple against Towson ... Her four hits tied her career high and her four runs scored against the Tigers were a career best ... Went 5-for-9 (.556 BA) with three doubles, a triple, three runs scored and two RBI at the Pirate Clash (2/15-16) ... Had three hits, two doubles, a pair of runs scored and an RBI against St. John's (2/15) ... Picked up a pair of hits including a triple against Georgetown (2/15) ...Walked, stole a base and scored two runs against Fairfield (2/22) ... Recorded a multiple-hit performance with two doubles, an EBI and a run scored against Liberty (2/24) ... Had eight hits including three multi-hit contests in the Wilson/DeMarini Invitational (3/1-3) ... Went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBI including the game-winner in the seventh inning to defeat Tokyo Women's College of Physical Education in an exhibition contest (3/8) in Hawai'i ... Was 3-for-3 with two runs scored in the team's win over UAB (3/16) ... Walked three times in the first game against UTEP (3/29) ... In the three games against the Miners, had five hits, five runs scored, five RBI and four runs scored ... Laid down a pair of sacrifice bunts in the victory over UNC Wilmington (4/3) ... Drew five walks and scored five runs in the three-game sweep of Marshall (4/13-14) ... Hit the dramatic go-ahead three-run home run in the second game against Memphis (4/20) in the fifth inning ... Doubled, drove in a run and scored a run in the second game against Southern Miss (4/27) ... Singled and drove in a run in the C-USA Tournament game against Marshall (5/9).
As A Sophomore (2012)
The anchor of East Carolina's defense who completed second season starting at second base ... Was a 2012 All-Conference USA Preseason Team selection ... The only Pirate to start all 53 of the team's games, 49 at second and four as the shortstop ... Hit mainly first (17 games) or second (31 games) in the order, but also was placed ninth twice and fifth, sixth, seventh once each ... Led Conference USA with 158 assists, the most by any Pirate since Cristen Aona's 170 in 2008 ... In league games, ranked third in assists with 52, one behind co-leaders Chelsea Kaluhiokalani-Glackin and Holly Anderson (Houston) ... On offense, topped ECU with 34 runs scored and three triples (tied for sixth in C-USA) and tied for second in hits (41) and walks (18) while standing alone in second with 11 sacrifice bunts (fifth in C-USA) ... Placed fifth on the team with a .344 on-base percentage and 54 total bases ... Stole a career-high 13 bases, the most on the squad and good for 10th in Conference USA ... Collected eight multiple-hit games and three contests with two or more runs batted in ... Hit first career home run, a grand slam, against Creighton (3/10) en route to a personal-best six runs batted in ... Became the first ECU player with six RBI in a contest since Paige Baggett against the College of Charleston on Feb. 10, 2007 ... Topped the squad with 13 runs batted in with two outs, four more than 2011 total ... Registered a .328 batting average (20-for-61) with runners on base and a .333 mark (13-for-39) with runners in scoring position ... Succeeded in advancing base runners 57.0 percent of the time, the third-best mark on the club ... Pirates went 11-6 (.647 winning percentage) when hitting leadoff ... Posted a .283 average (17-for-60) when filling the top spot of the order ... In two games hitting ninth, went three-for-six with two runs scored ... Collected the most hits when facing a 1-2 count (seven) ... A spray hitter who tallied eight outfield hits to left and eight to right ... In league play, batted .239 (16-for-67) with 11 runs scored, five batted in and 11 walks ... Laid down a team-best seven sacrifice bunts, tied with Marshall's Melissa Loesing for the most in C-USA action ... Against conference foes, hit .333 (seven-for-21) with runners on base and .313 (five-for-16) with two outs ... Finished second on the squad with 18 hits in home games and led the way with 13 runs scored inside the ECU Softball Stadium ... Hit .333 (27-for-81) and drove in 17 of year's 18 runs during victories ... Tied for third on the club with 12 RBI during March ... Set career high with three runs scored against Canisius (2/10) ... Matched personal best with two stolen bases versus Canisius (2/11) and Drexel (2/11) ... Posted an .818 on-base percentage against UTEP (3/24-25) by drawing six walks and collecting two hits ... Registered a year-best three hits in game two against UAB (4/6) ... In doubleheader versus Longwood (4/18), tallied three hits, two runs batted in and one scored.
As A Freshman (2011)
A Conference USA All-Freshman Team selection who provided a spark at the top of the order and was the Pirates' offensive leader for the majority of the season ... Played and started 62 of the team's 63 contests, 48 at second base, 13 at shortstop and one as the designated player ... Paced ECU in batting average (.314), hits (58), walks (40), runs scored (37) and on-base percentage (.436) while tying for the top spot in doubles (eight) ... Also led C-USA in free passes and plate appearances (233) ... Tied for third in the league in runs scored and stood alone in sixth in hits ... Became the first Pirate player to collect more than 35 hits, walks and runs during a season since Kate Manuse (77 H/55 BB/40 R) in 2005 ... Ranked second on the team in stolen bases (11) and total bases (70) ... Defensively, posted a .990 fielding percentage, good for ninth in the league, and committed just two errors while contributing a team-best 82 assists ... Delivered a solid performance at the NCAA College Park Regional (5/20-22), hitting a team-best .400 (four-for-10) with three walks, a run scored and one driven in ... During nonconference games and away games, led the team with .360 (40-for-111) and .379 (25-for-66) batting averages, respectively ... A vital piece to Pirate victories with squad-best marks in hits (43), runs scored (34), batting average (.361/43-for-119) and on-base percentage (.483) during the season's 41 wins ... Produced a team-high 17 multiple-hit games, including a career-best four base knocks versus Northern Iowa (3/5) ... The 17 contests with two or more hits were the most by a Pirate since Charina Sumner tallied 18 in 2007 ... Picked up two runs batted in four times ... ECU went 30-18 (.625 winning percentage) during starts at second base ... Hit in the top three slots of the batting order, most often at leadoff with the Pirates posting a 29-10 mark (.744 winning percentage) in those contests ... In C-USA contests, tied for the team lead with 18 hits and five doubles ... Reached base a squad-high 56.2 percent of the time (41-for-73) when leading off an inning and hit .310 (26-for-84) with runners on base ... Comfortable batting in nearly every count, but exceptionally dangerous when swinging at the first pitch (.429 average/six-for-14) or when ahead 1-0 (.455 average/five-for-11) ... Drove in the game-winning run in the season opener versus Lipscomb (2/11) with bases-loaded walk ... Recorded the first hit (single), double and run scored at the new ECU Softball Stadium in contest against UNC Wilmington (2/16) ... Had career-high two doubles against Tulsa (3/26) in three-hit performance ... Tallied two hits and a walk in C-USA Championship game against Tulsa (5/14) ... Helped the Pirates to a pair of wins over Maryland during the NCAA College Park Regional (5/20-21), going a combined three-for-five with two walks, an RBI and run scored during the two contests.
Mililani High School
A four-time Hawai'i High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) First Team selection at second base who helped Mililani to a pair of state runner-up finishes, one third-place showing and, in her junior season, the HHSAA title ... Also a four-time second base Oahu Interscholastic Association (OIA) All-Star First Team honoree ... Helped the Trojans to OIA Championships as a freshman, sophomore and senior as well as a runner-up finish as a junior ... Served as a team captain during final campaign ... A HHSAA All-Tournament Team member at second base as a freshman and junior ... Received the Mililani team-player award as a freshman and was named the squad's most valuable player as a senior, when she batted a career-best .517 and scored 31 runs ... Played summer travel softball for the Guava Jam.
Graduated with a bachelor's degree in sports studies and a minor in psychology ... Daughter of Guy and Jamie Oshiro.