University of Iowa Athletics

#17 Kit Rocco

Height 5-9
Class So.
Hometown Woodbury, Minn.
High School Woodbury
Previous School Northern Kentucky
Kit  Rocco - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 as a junior

  • Saw action in two games including one start at DP.
  • Hit a sacrifice fly against Maryland on March 13.

2020 as a sophomore (season cut short due to Coronavirus)

  • Saw action in 21 games with 19 starts at C and DP.
  • Finished the season with a .311 batting average.
  • Hit safely in eight of her first 10 games of the season.
  • Amassed a career-high four RBIs against Portland State on Feb. 22.
  • Tallied a season-high three hits against Portland State on Feb. 21.
  • Hit her first homerun of the season against Central Michigan on March 7.

At Northern Kentucky

  • Caught 359.3 innings during her freshman season before transferring to Iowa.
  • Dean’s List honoree

High School

  • Helped her team to three state tournaments
  • Three-time All-Section honoree
  • Two-time All-Conference honoree
  • Selected to Breakdown Sports Media Super 100 Seniors
  • First-team All-State as a catcher
  • Four-year ROTC letterwinner
  • Student of the Trimester winner (2018)
  • Military Officers Association of America Award winner (2017)
  • American Legion Military Excellence Award winner (2016)
  • Daughters of 1812 Award (2015)
  • Second in command in her JROTC program.
  • High school coaches were Michelle Welsch, Bob Nickleby, and Rachel Nicholas.
  • Club coaches were Sean Hall and Joe Kanz.


  • Born Jan. 5, 2000
  • Daughter of Steve and Stacy Rocco
  • Both parents served in US Navy
  • Has one sibling: Steven
  • Criminology major