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    Carla Kennimer

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Porter, Texas

    High School:
    New Caney HS

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    P

    Birthdate:
    02/04/1985

    Experience:
    4L

    Bats-Throws:
    R-L

    Carla Kennimer

    Honors at Houston
    Conference USA Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 28, 2005)
    2006-07 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2005-06 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2004-05 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2003-04 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    2007 Season (Senior)
    Compiled a 5-0 record with a 1.71 ERA in eight appearances, including 4 starts ... first player in program history to appear on two NCAA Regional teams ... won 13 of her last 14 decisions dating back to the 2006 season opener against No. 19 Florida ... earned a no decision, scattering two runs on eight hits in the season opener against Texas-Arlington (Feb. 9) ... fired 4.1 innings of one-run relief against Indiana (Feb. 17) ... notched 2.1 innings of no-hit relief with three strikeouts against Utah Valley State (March 2) ... struck out a season-best five batters and spread out three runs on 10 hits in a complete game victory at Sam Houston State (March 28) ... tossed a complete game in her Senior Day start against Marshall (May 5), allowing just an unearned run on three hits.

    2006 Season (Junior)
    Made 11 starts and compiled a 8-2 record with a 2.85 ERA ... held opponents to a .206 batting average which was sixth-lowest in C-USA ... finished season winning seven of her last eight decisions ... compiled a 5-1 mark with a 2.65 ERA in C-USA action ... held opponents to a league-low .178 batting average in C-USA action ... struck out a season-best six batters against Samford (Feb. 18) ... recorded her 100th career strikeout against the Bulldogs, becoming the fifth pitcher in UH history to reach that feat ... also was fourth pitcher in Cougar history to reach 20 career wins ... strung together three consecutive shutout starts against Rhode Island (Feb. 24), Ole Miss (March 3) and UCF (March 26), surrendering a total of five hits in those outings ... logged 3.2 innings of two-hit scoreless relief at UCF (March 25), entering game to strike out the side with the bases loaded in the fifth inning ... pitched five strong innings at Marshall (April 14) allowing just one earned run against five hits ... fired a career-best nine innings, striking out a season-best seven batters in 3-2 win over Southern Miss (April 22).

    2005 Season (Sophomore)
    Made 24 appearances, including 19 starts ... tied with Angel Shamblin, registering a team-best 11 wins ... five of her 11 wins came in C-USA action ... held opponents to a team-low .198 average ... the .198 opponent batting average was also fifth best in C-USA ... named C-USA Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 28) after posting consecutive no-hitters, earning 5-0 victories over Northern Illinois (Feb. 25) and Buffalo (Feb. 27) ... no-hitter against NIU was the first of her career ... she also punched out a season-best seven strikeouts against Buffalo ... threw all eight innings, striking out six in a 4-3 victory over No. 16 Nebraska (Mar. 5) ... combined with Barbie Love to throw a one-hitter against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Mar. 14) ... surrendered only two hits pitching the final 4.1 innings of a 4-3 come-from-behind win against UAB (Apr. 9) ... fired six scoreless innings in a 1-0 victory at Southern Miss (Apr. 16) ... struck out four in six innings of work in a 3-2 victory over USF (Apr. 24) ... opened the C-USA Tournament with a 3-1 win over Southern Miss (May 13).

    2004 Season (Freshman)
    Notched 15 starts and 21 appearances as a freshman ... recorded a 7-4 record with a 1.86 ERA ... her 1.86 ERA was sixth best in C-USA ... ranked first in the conference for fewest hits allowed and runs allowed ... was second in C-USA in home runs allowed ... first win as a Cougar came against UTA (Feb. 6), giving up one run on five hits.

    High School
    Two-time District MVP at New Caney High School ... was named an All-District First-Team performer from 2001 to 2003 ... also honored on All-Montgomery County First Team in 2002 and 2003 ... was a Texas Scholar and Who's Who Among American High School Students.

    Personal
    Daughter of Gary and Kathy Kennimer ... born February 4, 1985 in Houston ... major is health ... also recruited by Louisiana-Monroe.

    About Me
    Personality Trait I Admire in Others: Honesty
    Favorite Movie: Bad Boys II
    Worst Movie: A History of Violence
    Person I Most Admire: My great grandmother.
    TV Show I Stay Home to Watch : Days of our Lives
    Dream Vacation Destination: Australia
    Favorite Book: A Child Called It (Dave Pelzer)
    Dream Lunch Companion: Josh Duhamel
    Favorite Food: Mexican
    Favorite Restauarant: Pappasitos
    Childhood Hero: My Brother Jesse

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