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Kerr was named to the All-Pac-10 honorable mention team after leading the Bruins in wins (18-7 record), innings pitched (150.1), strikeouts (185) and opposing batting average (.192), while placing third with a 2.47 earned run average ... ranked 38th nationally in strikeouts per seven innings and 39th in fewest hits allowed per seven ... was fifth among Pac-10 players in strikeouts and opposing batting average, seventh in wins, ninth in innings pitched and 10th in ERA ... enters the 2011 season ranked 10th in UCLA history in strikeouts (547) and ninth in appearances (88) ... pitched the final out of the National Championship clinching game against Arizona on June 8, striking out Lauren Schutzler, and fanning four in 2 2/3 innings ... gave up three runs, four hits and two walks in her only outing at the Women's College World Series ... started the Super Regional clinching contest versus Louisiana-Lafayette (May 30) and allowed just one unearned run and three hits in 2 1/3 innings while fanning four ... also started the postseason opener against Saint Mary's on May 21 and struck out nine in 5 2/3 innings in a victory ... was named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week on Feb. 23 for the third time in her career after tossing 13 scoreless innings in victories over UC Santa Barbara (3 IP, 3 K) on Feb. 17, Cal State Northridge (5 IP, 11 K) on Feb. 19 and Portland State (5 IP, 9 K) on Feb. 21, allowing one hit in all three outings ... won each of her first six starts of the season, tying a season high with 11 strikeouts and tossing four shutout innings against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 13) and fanning nine versus Georgia (Feb. 14) at the Dot Richardson Invitational ... struck out at least seven in 14 games ... did not allow an earned run in 26 2/3 consecutive innings from March 23-April 2 ... tossed a four-hit shutout at Washington on April 1, striking out eight ... fanned 10 in five scoreless innings in a win at Loyola Marymount on March 28 ... pitched four hitless frames of relief to pick up a win against UNLV on March 27 ... struck out 10 at Arizona on May 14 ... set down eight in a one-hit triumph against North Carolina (March 10) ... fanned nine in a four-hit blanking at CSU Bakersfield on March 21 ... struck out eight in victories against Fresno State (March 5), Oregon State (April 18) and Stanford (April 23) ... earned Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention accolades.

Led the Bruins in wins with 19, strikeouts (230), shutouts with six and complete games with 16 ... posted a 2.76 earned run average and one save in 167 1/3 innings ... held opposing hitters to a .183 batting average ... was 13th in the nation in strikeouts per seven innings (9.6) ... ranked third among Pac-10 players in opposing batting average, sixth in wins, eighth in innings and ninth in ERA ... had eight double-figure strikeout contests, recording a career-best 16 in a three-hit shutout at San Diego on March 1 that helped her earn Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week honors the following day ... fanned 15 against Northwestern on Feb. 13, 12 against Utah (Feb. 27) and 11 against Notre Dame on March 10 ... added 10-strikeout games against Purdue (Feb. 7), Cal Poly (Feb. 8), Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 25) and UC Santa Barbara (March 24) ... pitched shutouts against South Dakota State (Feb. 15), Syracuse (March 7), UC Santa Barbara (March 24), Oregon (May 1) and Stanford (May 9) ... hurled four, one-hit complete games against Purdue, Syracuse, Oregon and Oregon State (May 3) ... allowed no earned runs in 25 1/3 innings from March 1-8 and no earned runs in 24 2/3 innings from April 5-May 9 ... earned a save against FIU on March 6 ... named honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic.

Led the Bruins with a 0.93 earned run average during her freshman season, posting a 14-2 record and 132 strikeouts in 105 2/3 innings ... appeared in 20 games, starting 19, throwing 18 complete games and five shutouts ... was named to the Pac-10 honorable mention team and the All-Pac-10 Freshman Team ... ranked seventh in the nation in ERA and fewest hits allowed per seven innings and 26th in strikeouts per seven ... was second among Pac-10 players in earned run average, third in opposing batting average (.153) and 10th in wins and strikeouts ... threw a perfect game, the 17th in UCLA history, on March 2 against Saint Peter's ... retired all 15 batters she faced, striking out seven ... was named Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week on March 4 after going 3-0 with 21 strikeouts in 15 innings and allowing only two hits combined in wins against Cal State Bakersfield (Feb. 27), San Diego (Feb. 29) and Saint Peter's ... tossed a complete-game, four-hitter in her first collegiate start against nationally-ranked Oklahoma on Feb. 8, striking out nine in the victory ... had four double-figure strikeout games, fanning a season-best 15 in a two-hit shutout of Northwestern (March 9) ... struck out 11 against San Diego and Cal State Northridge (March 13) and 10 at UC Santa Barbara (March 25) ... threw 26 straight scoreless innings from Feb. 22-March 7 ... allowed just one earned run in 57 innings from Feb. 22-April 2 (0.12 ERA) ... threw one-hitters against Hawai'i (Feb. 23) and San Diego ... tossed six no-hit innings in a win against California on April 5 ... blanked Missouri on Feb. 15, striking out eight in a three-hitter.

Helped the USA Softball Junior Women's National Team to gold at the ISF Junior Women's World Championships in June ... did not allow a run in five appearances, going 1-0 with a save and 18 strikeouts in nine innings ... gave up just two hits and three walks ... also helped her ASA team, the OC Batbusters, to a runner-up finish at Gold Nationals in August, posting 30 punchouts in 25 2/3 innings of work with a 5-1 record.

Kerr was a three-sport athlete at Patrick Henry High School in San Diego ... earned All-Eastern League, All-CIF, All-County and CalHi State first-team honors her final three seasons ... named to EA Sports All-American first team as a senior ... set San Diego County CIF records for career strikeouts with 914, consecutive strikeouts in one game with 23 and consecutive strikeouts over two games with 31 ... named City of San Diego Female Prep Athlete of the Year for 2004-05 ... also earned two letters in soccer, receiving All-CIF and All-Eastern League honors, and one letter in cross country ... earned San Diego Academic first-team honors in 2007.

Born Donna Adele Kerr on April 16, 1989 in San Diego, Calif. ... parents are Linda and Bill Kerr ... has an older brother, Jimmy, who attended USC ... favorite class is art of film ... lists the pressure and the competition as reasons she likes playing softball ... biggest athletic thrills were the final out of the 2010 Women's College World Series, as well as pitching in and winning Junior Women's Nationals with Team USA ... admires San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum ... favorites include actor George Clooney, the Ocean's and Bourne trilogy movies and the San Diego Padres and Chargers ... hobbies include going to the beach and running ... majoring in political science.

Donna Kerr's Career Pitching Statistics


Donna Kerr's Game Highs

INNINGS PITCHED8.0, vs. UC Santa Barbara (2/9/08)
8.0, vs. Iowa (3/6/09)
STRIKEOUTS16, at San Diego (3/1/09)
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