Born January 28, 1980, in Madison, Wis. ... son of Jennifer and Brian Kohn ... has an older sister, Julie ... geography major.
2001 (Junior) -- After having spent his career as a reliever, emerged as the Huskies’ top starter midway through his junior season ... had made 40 career relief appearances before making his first start March 30 vs. California ... honorable mention All-Pac-10 ... ranked second in the Pac-10 in earned run average (2.57) and opponent batting average (.204), finishing behind national player of the year Mark Prior in both cases ... at one point during the season, ranked No. 1 in the NCAA in earned run average with a 0.78 mark ... earned a starting nod after a strong performance out of the pen early in the year ... allowed only one run and one walk through his first seven outings (10 innings) ... got a relief win at UC Riverside March 2 ... threw five innings of relief at Stanford, allowing three runs on five hits ... in first start, vs. Cal, allowed five hits, one run (unearned) and one walk while striking out five, but got no decision ... threw a two-hit shutout (eight innings due to rain) in second career start April 6 at Hawaii-Hilo, walking three and fanning eight ... followed that with a second straight shutout at UCLA, allowing only four hits and one walk while striking out six in nine frames ... worked the first nine innings of an 11-inning win at Portland April 17, allowing two runs (both unearned) on two hits while walking only one and striking out a career-high 11 ... suffered first loss of year in relief vs. Lewis-Clark State April 24, allowing two urns on seven hits over five innings while striking out eight ... got back on the winning track the following start vs. WSU, allowing three earned runs in 7.1 innings ... beat Oregon State May 4 in a complete game, striking out 11 while walking none over nine innings ... suffered a loss in final start of the year at Arizona ... made first-team All-Pacific International League over the summer pitching for the Everett (Wash.) Merchants… 2000 (Sophomore) -- Made 11 relief appearances in his second season at Washington … didn’t get a decision, but did record his first career save with three no-hit innings in an 8-3 win over Portland … struck out a season-high three batters in that appearance … also fanned three against USC in two and two-thirds innings … pitched two no-hit innings Feb. 26 vs. Gonzaga … 1999 (Freshman) -- A regular out of the bullpen in his freshman season, seeing action in 19 games ... walked a batter in only five of his 15 outings and didn’t allow a run in 11 outings ... had outings against Stanford and Oregon State in which he fanned the only batter he faced ... picked up a win in relief at UNLV, allowing two runs over four and one-third innings ... got second victory at Cal, throwing one hitless, scoreless inning ... lone loss of the season came against Gonzaga on May 12 ... had an outstanding summer season in the Northwoods League, starting in the all-star game.
Woodinville High School
Earned two letters as a pitcher, playing for coach Terry Agnew ... as a senior, served as team captain and earned All-KingCo, all-state and honorable mention all-America ... in ’98, helped team to a KingCo title and a top eight state finish, going 11-1 with a 1.30 ERA and 95 strikeouts ...two-hit shutout to beat Wilson in the state playoffs.
SHAWN KOHN’S CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS:
Year ERA W-L G/GS CG ShO Sv IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR 1999 6.38 2-1 19/0 0 0 0 24.0 31 23 17 10 14 5 2 4 2000 8.27 0-0 11/0 0 0 1 16.1 18 15 15 12 16 3 1 2 Totals 7.14 2-1 30/0 0 0 1 40.1 49 38 32 22 30 8 3 6