Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities
Linn, Valos Tabbed to All-Conference Second Team
Colonials Rally for 7-6 Win in Opener
Valos Goes 5-for-5, Linn Drives in Three
Matetic Hits Team-Best Sixth Home Run
Finishes her career with a share of GW's all-time record with three career saves ... Also ranks second all-time in appearances (105), third in starts (59), complete games (27) and innings pitched (367.1), fourth in wins (20) and strikeouts (279) and fifth in ERA (3.64) and opponent batting average (.276).
2014: Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team ... Went 4-12 with a 5.78 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 101.2 innings of work spanning 31 appearances, including 21 starts ... Allowed just three runs on six hits in a complete game loss to No. 12/14 Kentucky at the Long Beach State Mizuno Invitational (Feb. 8) ... Also allowed just three runs on five hits in a complete game loss to No. 20/21 Minnesota at the UNCG Spartan Classic (Feb. 21) ... Followed by allowing one run in an eight-inning win over UNC Greensboro (Feb. 22) ... Hit her first career double against Army (Feb. 23) ... Allowed two runs on four hits and struck out five in a win over Saint Francis (March 15) ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the Spring 2014 semester ... Served as team co-captain.
2013: Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team ... Went 14-13 with a 2.10 ERA and 170 strikeouts in 193.2 innings of work during a breakout junior campaign ... Her 14 wins and 193.2 innings pitched are the second-most in program history, while her 2.10 ERA and 170 strikeouts each ranked third in the A-10 and on GW's single-season lists ... Also equaled a school record with three saves on the year ... Matched the program record with 39 appearances on the season and tossed 17 complete games among 26 starts, GW's third- and fourth-highest single-season totals, respectively ... Ranked 16th in the nation in fewest hit batters (3) and 33rd in saves ... Went 7-3 with a 2.22 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 85.0 innings against A-10 opponents ... Produced three double-digit strikeout performances on the season ... Struck out a career-high 11 batters and walked just one while allowing one run on five hits in a six-inning complete game victory in the first game of a doubleheader against Mount St. Mary's (March 9) ... Followed with 10 strikeouts against just one walk in a complete game win over Seton Hall in the first game of a doubleheader (March 10) Earned her first career save by tossing a perfect seventh inning and striking out two against St. John's at the Capital Invitational (March 17) ... Fanned 10 batters in 9.1 innings in a tough-luck 2-1 loss at Virginia (March 20) ... Was outstanding during GW's conference-opening weekend (April 5-7), allowing just two unearned runs on 10 hits and striking out 18 while walking just three in 16.0 innings spanning three appearances ... Picked up the win in the first game of the Saint Louis doubleheader and earned the save in the nightcap (April 7) ... Tossed 12 scoreless innings as GW swept Dayton in a doubleheader (April 27) ... Earned her first career shutout in the first game, allowing just three hits and a walk ... Earned Atlantic 10 all-conference first team honors from College Sports Madness ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters and named an NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete.
2012: Went 2-6 for a 4.71 ERA and 33 strikeouts in 49.0 innings of work ... Made 21 appearances in the circle, including 12 starts and four complete games ... Pitched four scoreless innings in relief in her season debut against George Mason at the Coastal Carolina Kickin' Chicken Classic ... Tossed a perfect top of the seventh against Towson to earn her first career victory as the Colonials rallied for the 6-5 win in the bottom of the inning ... Allowed just one earned run on six hits and struck out four in seven innings in the first game of the Fordham doubleheader (March 25) ... Also served as a pinch runner on several occasions and scored four runs on the season.
2011: Earned nine starts in 15 games played...got hits off of Norfolk State and Iona pitchers...played the outfield and saw action in the circle as a relief pitcher...threw 23.0 innings, pitching a career-high three and two-thirds innings against Hampton (3/8)...struck out a career-high three batters in four different outings...held Hampton, James Madison, and URI scoreless in a total of nine innings of work ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the spring semester.
High School: Played for Bobby Pena's Xavier Gators...named to the 2010 Arizona RepublicAll-Phoenix Team after posting a 1.91 ERA...also named top defensive player in 2010 and most improved player in 2009...played club softball with Lil Saints Gold (2009-10)
Personal: Born Courtney Marie Martin on June 18, 1992, in Mesa, AZ...daughter of Laurie and Stanley Martin...has one brother, Tanner, an offensive lineman at Carleton College (MN) an older sister, Amanda, who played tennis at Arizona State and a twin sister, Natalie, who plays tennis at Colorado...a psychology major.