Maryland Softball BIO
Sarah Calta
Player Profile:
Sarah Calta 1635251
Position: Outfield
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Reisterstown, Md.
High School: St. Paul's School for Girls

As a SOPHOMORE (2015): Appeared in 38 games, making 18 starts...used her speed to her advantage, leading the team with 9 stolen bases and scoring 11 runs...batted at a .267 clip, notching 12 hits throughout the year...went 2-4 with 2 runs against Lafayette on opening weekend (2/7)...came through in the pinch-hitting role with a hit and a run against Northern Iowa (3/1)...followed with a 2-for-3 performance at #16 UCF (3/3)...1-for-1 with an RBI in pinch-hitting role vs. Lafayette (3/15)...came back the next day with a 2-3 outing vs. Princeton (3/16)...scored tying run on two Maryland walkoff wins (3/28 vs. Ohio State, 4/18 vs. Penn State). 

As A FRESHMAN (2014): Appeared in 34 games, making 14 starts...became the Terps' pinch-running specialist, leading the team with 11 stolen bases and scoring 15 runs...posted nine hits for a .209 batting average...had an incredible collegiate debut, going 2-for-2 with two stolen bases, two runs scored and an RBI against DePaul (2/7)...followed with a 3-for-4 performance at FIU (2/7)...went 1-for-2 with a run against Radford (2/28)...scored a run as a pinch-runner at North Carolina (3/22)...scored a run in the final game at #8 Florida State (4/6)...scored a run in back-to-back games against Delaware State (4/16) and Virginia Tech (4/19)...scored one run in all three games against Pittsburgh (5/3-4).

Before Maryland: Pitcher at St. Paul's School for won IAAM Championship in 2012...owns school strikeout record...named Varsity Sports Athlete of the Week, Extra Innings Athlete of the Week and was a finalist for Baltimore Sun Athlete of the Week...named a 2011-12 All-Star...played for Maryland Black was USSSA Emily Burke Champion, ASA For the Cure champions, ASA Delaware Invitational Tournament Bracket champions, TNT invitational showcase undefeated...played for Kelly Wilkinson at St. Paul's and her father, Keith Calta, with the Maryland Black Ice.

Personal: Sarah Marie Calta...daughter of Keith and Kathy Calta...father played football and baseball at Maryland...father also coached her club team, Maryland Black Ice...chose Maryland because her dad played sports and she grew up coming to events...also liked the size and academics and loved Maryland...lists her biggest sports thrill as pitching a four-hour championship game, striking out a batter with bases loaded, two outs on a full count to continue the game in the 11th inning...kinesiology major...wants to be a chiropractor and own a practice.


Hits 3, vs. FIU (2/7/14)
Runs 2 (2x), last vs. Lafayette (2/7/15)
Stolen Bases 2 (2x), last vs. Coastal Carolina (2/8/15)


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