Colonials dropped New Mexico and Montana in Friday doubleheader
Costlow tosses gem in Sunday win over Quinnipiac
Colonials knock off Florida A&M and Stetson to kick off 2018
Experienced ace Costlow hopes to close GW softball career in style
Colonials host Coppin Sate on Saturday
2017:Led GW in the circle with a 10-9 record and a 2.52 ERA, good for sixth on GW's single-season ERA list...Made 25 appearances, including 24 starts...Tossed 130.2 innings and held opposing hitters to a .251 batting average, for seventh on GW's all-time single-season list...Became GW's all-time career wins leader...Posted a 2.69 ERA against A-10 opponents with a 3-6 record, holding conference hitters to a .276 average...Posted career-best six strikeouts twice, against Delaware State (April 11) and at Saint Joseph's (April 29)...
2016: Led pitching staff with 34 appearances and 30 starts on the year...Tied program record for single-season starts (30) -- which ranked fourth in the A-10...Tossed 19 complete games...Posted team-best 14-15 record with a 2.72 ERA...Ranked third in the A-10 with 188.0 innings pitched...Held opponents to a squad-best .270 average...Issued just 66 walks in 188.0 innings pitched...Posted a 2.22 ERA against A-10 opponents...Tallied an 8-7 record in league games while making 16 appearances and 15 starts...Held A-10 batters to a .252 average....Matched career-best five strikeouts against Robert Morris (March 4) and Rhode Island (April 16)...Recorded first collegiate hit against Saint Louis in a two-hit performance (2-for-3) in the second game of a doubleheader (May 7)...Stole first career base at Saint Louis (May 8)... Named A-10 Pitcher of the Week on March 28... GW Athletics Academic Dean's List member.
2015: Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team...Posted a 16-17 record with a 3.89 ERA in 190.2 innings pitched spanning 37 appearances, including 26 starts and 19 complete games...The 16 victories set a set a single-season program mark, while the 37 appearances, 26 starts and 190.2 innings pitched rank fourth, and the 19 complete games ranks third... Set freshman record for wins, appearances, complete games, and innings pitched while ranking fourth in ERA and strikeouts (72)... In the A-10, ranked second in innings pitched and complete games, tied for second in appearances, tied for third with three shutouts, fifth in wins and games started and seventh in strikeouts...Posted complete-game shutouts against Delaware State (March 9), Norfolk State (March 12) and Coppin State (April 15)...Earned six wins in a single week from March 9-13...Struck out career-high five batters against Norfolk State (March 12), La Salle (March 22) and Georgetown (April 21)...Named A-10 Pitcher of the Week on March 16...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
High School: Led the Wolves to back-to-back Big 8 league titles and to the 2014 California Southern Section state finals ... Posted a 25-6 record and 1.09 ERA with 160 strikeouts in 166.2 innings of work over her first three seasons at Martin Luther King High School, including 8-0 with a 1.01 ERA and 65 strikeouts against just nine walks as a junior ... Three-time Scholar-Athlete ... Named to the Stu Penter All-Tournament Team in 2011 ... Received the Coaches Award for Leadership in 2012 and 2013 ... Named Rookie of the Year in 2011 and Unsung Hero for All-Around Athlete in 2014 ... Graduated with honors and received the Presidential Award ... Led her club team, OC Batbusters, to a second-place finish at the 2013 16U PGF National Championship, posting a 4-0 record and 0.33 ERA ... Also led the So Cal Athletics to third place at the 2012 ASA 18-Gold Nationals ... Rated as the 15th-best pitcher in her class by Softball Recruiting News.
Personal: Sarah Elizabeth Costlow ... Born June 23, 1996, in Riverside, California ... Daughter of Dianne and the late Mike Costlow ... Has an older brother, Garrett, and an older sister, Emily ... Intends to major in systems engineering.
|Innings Pitched||10.0||vs. Loyola Marymount (2/20/16)|
|Strikeouts||6||2x, Last vs. Saint Joseph's (4/29/17)|
|Putouts||2||2x, Last vs. Penn State (3/19/17)|
|Assists||5||3x, Last vs. Sacred Heart (3/12/17)|
Softball Caps Winning Opening Weekend
George Washington softball clinched a winning opening weekend Sunday with a 3-1 victory over Quinnipiac to close the Diamond 9 Citrus Blossom Invitational.
Softball Starts Season with Sweep
George Washington softball swept its season-opening doubleheader Friday at the Diamond 9 Citrus Blossom Invitational.
Make no mistake, Sarah Costlow still gets butterflies in her stomach every time she steps in the circle to pitch.
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