2013 (Sophomore): Earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention academic honors…Made 13 appearances in the circle, 6 as a starter…finished the season 2-1, with a 3.92 ERA (17 ER/ 30.1 IP)…Made her first start of the season vs. Ole Miss in the Paradise Softball Classic, picking up the win after going 4.1 innings while allowing 2 earned runs on 4 hits with 5 strikeouts and 1 walk…Did not allow an earned run over the course of 4 appearances (2 starts) between February 22 and March 10, going 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA (0 ER/ 9.2 IP) with 16 strikeouts and 4 walks…Earned her 2nd win of the season in a start against Yale on March 10, going 4.0 shutout innings, allowing 2 hits while striking out 5…Tossed 3.0 shutout innings in relief against Oregon on April 7, allowing 1 hit while striking out 1 and walking 1.
2012 (Freshman): Made 21 pitching appearances including 12 starts ... led the team in winning percentage with a mark of .833 on her way to a 10-2 record ... led Husky pitchers with just 4.35 hits per seven innings ... finished the year with a 2.83 ERA ... struck out 12 batters in a 5-0 shutout against Delaware (3/3), the most for a Husky pitcher on the season ... pitched seven shutout innings and gave up just three hits ... struck out 10 in a victory against Notre Dame (3/16) ... Went 3-0 with a 1.17 ERA in three starts in the Campbell/Cartier Classic, including a one hit shutout against UCSB (2/18) ... held opposing hitters to a .176 batting average, the best of the Husky pitchers ... struck out 79 batters in 74.1 innings.
Attended Oak Ridge High School and was a member of Sorcerer club team ... varsity softball 2008-2010 ... 2010 Cal-Hi Sports California First-Team All-State ... 2009 & 2010 Cal-Hi Sports California First-Team All-State Underclass ... 2009 & 2010 Sacramento Bee First-Team All-Metro ... 2009 & 2010 River Cats First-Team All-City ... 2008-2010 Sierra Valley Conference First-Team All-League selection ... 2010 Sierra Valley Conference MVP ... 2009 & 2010 Oak Ridge High School Defensive MVP of the Year ... 2009 Cal-Hi Sports California First-Team All-State Underclass ... 2009 Oak Ridge High School Female Athlete of the Year ... 2008 Sacramento Bee Second-Team All-Metro ... helped lead her high school team to the 2008-2010 CIF SAC-Joaquin Section Championship and the 2008-2010 Sierra Valley Conference League Championship.
Kasey Rae Stanchek was born in Newport Beach, Calif. ... daughter of Deanna & Tom Stanchek ... has one sister, Kirby ... hobbies include swimming, reading, hanging out with friends and boating ... has a very fat cat named Cleats that she received when she pitched her first no-hitter at age 10 ... favorite athlete is Tim Lincecum "because he is a pitcher, who went to Washington, and now plays for the [San Francisco] Giants, a hometown favorite" ... the person she most admires is her sister, Kirby, because "she excels in all aspects of life she pursues, including academics and athletics. Kirby possesses an outstanding work ethic and has always been a role model I look up to."
Stanchek on Why Washington:
"I chose the University of Washington because of the high level of collegiate athletics, as well as academic excellence. Their commitment to providing support to athletes in the classroom and on the field gives me a sense of community. The beautiful campus situated on Lake Washington is the only place I would want to spend my career, surrounded by Coach Tarr, her coaching staff, and my teammates. GO DAWGS!"