University of Iowa Athletics
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#9 Sarah Kurtz

Height 5-7
Class Sr.
B/T R/R
Hometown Herndon, Va.
High School Herndon

2018 as a Senior… Played and started 51 games at third base… tallied 11 RBIs… had 2 doubles and 1 stolen base… finished the season with a on base percentage of .243 and a slugging percentage of .178 in 138 at bats… recorded 4 hits and 4 RBI in 4 at bats against Tulsa on February 18… went 2-for-2 with 2 RBI against Grand Canyon in the 12-1 victory on March 10… had 2 RBI and 1 sacrifice fly in the 6-5 win against Grand Canyon on March 12… had 1 stolen base and 1 hit in the 3-2 victory against University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on March 27… tallied 2 hits and 3 walks in the 1-2 loss against Maryland on March 30… recorded one triple against Minnesota on April 12… Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2017 as a junior… Played in 34 games and started 29 at third base… recorded six hits with a double and scored a run… tallied an RBI, six sacrifice bunts, and a stolen base… had a double at No. 5 Minnesota on April 23… was 1-for-2 with a run at Purdue on April 2… went 1-for-2 in game two against Illinois on March 26… was a perfect 1-for-1 with an RBI against Valpariaso… was 1-for-2 at Missouri in game two on March 15… went 1-for-1 with a sacrifice bunt against Fresno State on March 2… had two sacrifice bunts against No. 20 Arizona State on March 4… walked once and tallied one stolen base at Georgia Tech on Feb. 19.

2016 as a Sophomore… appeared in 31 games and had 29 starts games as Iowa’s third baseman… recorded 10 hits and four runs… chipped in six RBI… defensively, had 31 putouts and 50 assists… collected six hits and three RBI in league action… had 14 putouts and 18 assists in Big Ten play… reached on an error and scored a run against Sam Houston State on Feb. 13… recorded a walk against IUPUI on Feb. 19… registered a single against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 28… recorded a walk against Tulsa on March 5… registered a walk in Iowa’s 4-3 walk-off win over Lamar on March 6… wend 1-for-2 with a single against Hawaii on March 16… went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles and a run scored against Purdue on April 3… went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles against Nebraska on April 6… walked and singled against Northwestern on April 10… reached on a hit by pitch, registered an RBI single, and scored a run in Iowa’s 6-3 win over UNI on April 12… reached on a fielder’s choice and scored a run in Iowa’s walk-off victory over Drake on April 13… registered an RBI sacrifice fly against Wisconsin on April 17… hit a two-run single against Missouri on April 19… walked and hit a two-run single against Penn State on April 23.

2015 as a Freshman…Appeared in 55 games with 54 starts at third base… hit her first career homerun in Iowa’s 6-0 win over Wisconsin-Green Bay… scored a run in Iowa’s 6-5 loss to NC State… plated a run in Iowa’s 4-3 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette… recorded a hit and scored a run in Iowa’s 10-2 loss to Princeton… posted the first multiple hit performance of her career with a 2-for-2 effort at Oklahoma on March 16, marking a career high… added a hit in the next two contests to stretch her hit streak to three games, the longest of her career… set a new career-high with two runs scored against Maryland on March 20… also went 1-for-3 with a walk in the contest… made her pitching debut, throwing one pitch and forcing a fly out against Nebraska on March 25… tied career high in runs scored (2) and RBIs (2) in Iowa’s 15-7 run-rule victory over Illinois on April 3… went 1-for-2 with 2 RBIs, a walk, and 2 runs scored against Illinois on April 3… registered six walks in three games against Wisconsin April 10-12… scored a career high three runs against Wisconsin on April 10… went 1-for-2 with 2 walks… drew three free passes against Wisconsin on April 11… went 1-for-3 with a walk against Wisconsin on April 12… went 1-for-2 with a single against Northwestern on May 2… scored a run, going 1-for-2 with a walk against Northwestern on May 3… drew a walk in Iowa’s 5-3 Big Ten Tournament opening round win against Rutgers on May 7… recorded a walk in Iowa’s Big Ten Tournament semifinal game against Nebraska on May 9…letterwinner.

High School… Three-time letterwinner… named to 1st Team Concorde District Group AAA as a sophomore and junior… Team MVP as a sophomore… Northern Region All-Tournament team selection… member of Richmond Ruckus and Vienna Stars… 2010 “Adidas Futures” Team Participant.

Personal… Born Oct. 23, 1995… daughter of Craig and Brenda Kurtz… four year honor roll member… Academic Excellence award winner… Editor-in-Chief of school paper… National honor society member… high school coach was Amber Kirk… sport and recreation management major with a minor in education.

CAREER HIGHS
Runs Scored: 3 vs. Wisconsin, 4/10/15
Hits: 2 at Oklahoma, 3/16/15
Doubles: 1 vs. Southern Utah, 2/7/15
Triples: n/a
Home Runs: 1 vs. Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2/8/15
RBI: 2, 2x, last vs. Illinois (4/3/15)
Stolen Bases:n/a