2012 (Junior): Started 58 of the team's 59 games behind the plate ... Named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... Hit .200 (28-for-145) with five home runs, 28 RBI and 15 runs scored ... Set a career high in RBI (28) and tied a career high in runs scored (15) ... Tied for second in the Pac-12 with nine runners caught stealing ... Finished fourth in the conference with 302 putouts ... Had 10 multi-RBI games ... Hit her fifth and final home run of the season in a 9-2 win over Lehigh at the NCAA Regional in Norman, Okla. on 5/19 ... Had her third multi-hit game of the season in a 10-2 victory over Utah on 4/27, driving in two runs ... Went 1-for-2 with a run scored in game one of a doubleheader sweep against Portland State on 4/24 ... Notched one hit in each game against No. 9 Washington from 4/20-22 ... Went 1-for-3 with two RBI in both games two and three of the series, including a home run in a 3-2 win on 4/22 ... Recorded her second multi-hit game of the season against No. 3 Arizona State on 4/10 ... Had her sixth multi-RBI game of the year in a 13-1 win over Cal State Northridge on 3/28 ... Hit a three-run home run and tied a career-high with four RBI against Long Beach State on 3/8 (W, 12-2) ... Drove in two runs in a 5-3 win against Northwestern (3/2) ... Went 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI in a 4-2 win against Colorado State on 2/26 ... Also picked off a runner at third with the bases loaded in the Colorado State game ... Picked off one runner and threw out two others trying to steal to preserve a 2-1 win over Central Florida on 2/19 ... Went a combined 2-for-4 in games against Notre Dame and San Diego on 2/18 ... Was 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI against No. 20 Nebraska (2/11) ... Hit her first home run in two years to open Oregon State's 16-run second-inning barrage against BYU in the season opener on 2/9 (W, 22-5), a three-run blast ... Tied a career high by scoring two runs in each of the team's first two games (BYU and Idaho State).
2011 (Sophomore): Started 43 games at catcher, batting .241 (28-for-116) with nine RBI and nine runs scored ... Nearly a third of her hits went for extra bases (9) ... Those nine doubles tied for second on the team ... Registered five multi-hit games, including four in the first seven games of the season ... Reached base safely in 12 of Oregon State's first 15 games, totaling 15 hits ... Went 2-for-4 with two doubles in an 8-1 win over Utah State on 3/19 ... Drove in one run in each game of back-to-back doubleheaders against Utah State and Weber State on 3/19-20 ... Had two hits in three at bats against No. 14 Washington on 5/13, a 4-3 OSU win in the penultimate game of the season ... Threw out six runners in 35 attempts ... Committed only two errors all season for a .992 fielding percentage ... Tallied 18 assists and 242 putouts in 262 chances.
2010 (Freshman): Appeared in 52 games, starting 49, mainly at first base ... Earned All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention accolades, adding a Pac-10 All-Freshman Honorable Mention nod ... Hit .253 with 15 runs and 23 RBI ... Racked up seven home runs, a triple and seven doubles of her 37 hits ... Hit her first career home run against Mississippi State (2/21) with a 2-for-4 outing with a run and four RBI ... Tied the school record for most hits in a single game with four against UIC (3/21) with a double and triple, going 4-for-4 with a run and three RBI ... Helped team to an upset of No. 8 Stanford (4/11) with a 2-for-4 performance, scoring two runs ... Batted in the game-winning run against No. 9 Arizona State (5/9) to take the series from the Sun Devils on her second hit of the game ... Tallied 10 multi-hit games, six multi-RBI games ... Posted a .989 fielding percentage with 329 putouts and 31 assists ... Helped turn a team-high 17 double plays.
MT. VERNON HIGH SCHOOL Four-year starter and letterwinner at catcher for coach Jen Francis ... Three-time First Team All-Northwest League ... Two-year team captain ... Also two-year starter, four-year letterwinner in basketball at guard for coach Scott Stromer ... Second Team All-Northwest Conference as a senior ... Two-time academic state champion.
PERSONAL Born in Everett, Wash. ... Daughter of Given and Tanya Kutz ... Has one older brother, Given, and one older sister Emilee ... Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science ... Former prep teammates playing NCAA Division I softball include Carly McEachran at Portland State, Alexandra Hundsen at BYU and Ashley Todd at Penn State ... Chose Oregon State because of Pac-10 softball.