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#8 Kerry Hickey
Position: Pitcher/Outfield
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Huntingtown, Md.
High School: Huntingtown

  • 2011 ACC Pitcher of the Year
  • 2011 All-ACC First Team
  • 2011 NFCA All Mid-Atlantic Region First Team
  • 2009 All-ACC Second Team
  • 2009 NFCA All Mid-Atlantic Region Second Team
  • Seven-time ACC Pitcher of the Week
  • 11 career no-hitters


  • No. 2 in Maryland history in strikeouts (663)
  • No. 2 in Maryland history in appearances (142)
  • No. 3 in Maryland history in career wins (55)
  • No. 3 in Maryland history in innings pitched (596.0)
  • No. 5 in Maryland history in complete games (39)

    As a senior (2011): ACC Pitcher of the Year...named to All-ACC First Team and NFCA All Mid-Atlantic Region First Team...three ACC Pitcher of the Week awards (March 22, April 26, May 3)...No. 5 in the ACC in ERA (1.91), opposing batting avg. (.198), No. 4 in innings pitched (190.1) and strikeouts (238)...No. 2 in the league in batters struck out looking (74)...threw her 11th career no-hitter at ACC Champion Florida State (April 23)...notched 10+ strikeouts in nine games, including 14 vs. East Carolina (March 9)...her 18 wins this season are tied for No. 6 in Maryland history...190.1 innings this year are in the top 10...238 strikeouts this year put her at No. 5 in Terrapin record books for strikeouts in a season...eight shutouts this year are fourth-best in school history...42 appearances this season are fifth-best this year...hit .263 this year with 41 hits, 16 runs and 32 RBI...hit a grand slam in the first inning vs. Hampton (March 20)...had two hits in three of the last four games on the year, including the ACC Semifinal vs. North Carolina when she hit an RBI single in a seventh-inning rally (May 14)...also had two hits and an RBI against both East Carolina (May 20) and Lehigh (May 21) in NCAA Regionals.

    As a junior (2010): Led the team with ERA of 1.67 over 205.0 innings pitched ... started in 55 games and saw action in 56 ... made 43 appearances in the circle ... her ERA ranked her No. 4 in the ACC ... earned two saves on the year ... threw her ninth and tenth career no-hitters against Virginia Tech (April 10) and Delaware State (April 28) ... named ACC's Pitcher of the Week for those two weeks ... No. 6 in the league in strikeouts with 218 ...became the fourth Terp pitcher to break the 400 strikeout mark had five games with double-digit strikeouts ... second Terrapin to break 20-win mark ... along with Knight, combined for most strikeouts in a season for a Maryland team with 471 ... hit .241 on the year with 12 runs and 39 hits, including 10 doubles, two triples and three home runs ... knocked in 28 RBI ... went 5-for-12 in a three-game series at No. 8 Georgia Tech ... brought in five RBI in that series ... in her April 10 no-hitter over Virginia Tech, went 3-for-3 at the plate with an RBI and a double...named to ACC's All-Academic team and Academic Honor Roll.

    As a sophomore (2009): Led the team with a 2.48 ERA and also averaged a .279 batting average on the year ... record was 12-10 ... started 20 games as a pitcher, but started and played in 53 ... pitched 164.0 innings, including four complete games ... led the team in strikeouts with 174 ... caught five opposing players stealing ... threw eight games without a hit and 12 games with no runs allowed ... 13 strike-outs against Boston College on April 18 and ten against Nevada on Feb. 21 and against Dartmouth on March 8 ... earned 4 saves on the year ... had 14 runs and 48 hits, a team-high, at the plate, including seven doubles and two home runs ... totaled 14 RBI.

    As a Freshman (2008): Appeared in 51 games for the Terps, starting 50...is leading returnee in hitting with an average of .292, four home runs and 31 RBIs...in addition to hitting achievements, went 4-0 with a 2.48 ERA from the pitching circle...had two hits and earned the win after 3 1/3 scoreless innings of work in debut against Michigan on Feb. 8...threw a season-high six strikeouts along with hitting her first home run and driving in a season-high four RBIs against UMBC on Feb. 27...went 3-for-4 with a home run and three runs batted in against Valparaiso on March 15...had an 11-game hitting streak from Feb. 16 to March 5...named to ACC's All-Academic team.

    Before Maryland: Named All-Met player of the year as a senior at Huntingtown High School ... three time all-met selection ... two-time All-Southern Maryland Athletic Conference player of the year ... played for the Virginia Shamrocks and won the ASA Gold Nationals in 2005.

    Personal: Parents are Sandy and John Hickey ... has two older brothers Greg and Donnie Burch ... recipient of the The Whitehead Family Director's Circle Scholarship ... drinks a Red Bull energy drink before every game ... favorite softball memory is the high school state softball championship ... favorite television show is Rob and Big ... dreams of someday playing softball professionally ... says Chipotle is her favorite restaurant ... lists her favorite athlete as New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez ... a criminology major.

    Hickey's Career Pitching Statistics

    Year	ERA	W-L	APP	GS	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	SV 
    2008	2.48	4-0	18	2	36.2	29	19	13	21	33	1
    2009	2.48	12-10	39	20	164.0	128	64	58	67	174	4
    2010	1.67	21-12	43	31	205.0	138	65	49	79	218	2
    2011	1.91	18-10	42	30	190.1	138	66	52	75	238	3
    TOTALS	2.02	55-32	142	83	596.0	433	214	172	242	663	10 

    Hickey's Career Batting Statistics

    Year	Avg.	GP-GS	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	HBP	SO	SB
    2008	.292	51-50	154	25	45	7	2	4	31	9	1	32	1
    2009	.279	53-53	172	14	48	7	0	2	14	6	1	32	1
    2010	.241	56-55	162	12	39	10	2	3	28	12	2	37	1
    2011	.263	55-51	156	16	41	12	0	4	32	12	3	29	2
    TOTALS	.269	215-209	644	67	173	36	4	13	105	39	7	130	5

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