Kim Kosinski
Kim Kosinski Image
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 11th Season

Kosinski is also entering her 11th season with the Cougar softball program and serves as the team's pitching coach.  Kosinski played at SXU from 1988-92 and still holds school pitching records.  She graduated from Saint Xavier University with a degree in accounting.

In 2009, Kosinski's crew posted a 32-19 win-loss record and was ranked atop the CCAC in earned run average (ERA) at 1.87, opposing batters average at .235, runs allowed at 130 and earned runs allowed with 94.  SXU also boasted 13 shutouts and 197 strikeouts on the season.

In 2004, the SXU pitching staff compiled a 36-24 record with a 1.57 earned run average and set school-records with 302 strikeouts, the most no-hitters (5) and most perfect games (2).  The staff also had an Honorable Mention NAIA All-American, a NAIA Academic All-American, two NAIA All- Region VII team members, a NAIA Region All-Tournament team member, two CCAC All-Tournament Team members and two All-CCAC First Team members.

The former Girls Catholic Athletic Conference standout was inducted into the GCAC Hall of Fame in 2004.  In 2002, Kosinski was also named the National Assistant Coach of the Year by AFLAC and Scholastic Coach and Athletic Director.  She currently resides in Munster, Ind.

Roster for 2011 Softball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
1Melanie KachinskyFROF/1BR/R5-2Frankfort, Ill.Lincoln-Way North
2Megan ParadzinskiSROFL/R5-5Munster, Ind.Munster
4Katie HoulihanFROFL/R5-0Tinley Park, Ill.Lincoln-Way North
5Brittany HanniganSR2BR/R5-4Palos Hills, Ill.Stagg
6Ashley HunterJRSSR/R5-6Metamora, Ill.Metamora
7Adriana HughesJR2B/SSL/R5-3Shorewood, Ill.Lewis University/Joliet Catholic
8Nicole DerezinskiJRPR/R5-6St. John, Ind.Andrean
10Rachel KrabbeSROFL/R5-5Beecher, Ill.Beecher
12Courtney MurphySR1BR/R5-10Oak Forest, Ill.Oak Forest
13Ariel HintonFRSS/OFR/R5-5Crawfordsville, Ind.Crawfordsville
15Jamie ReedSO1BR/R5-5Lincoln, Neb.Saint Pius X
16Ashley TenerelliSO2BL/R5-5Oak Lawn, Ill.Richards
18Amie BrownJRPR/R5-8Joliet, Ill.Joliet Catholic
20Megan NonnemacherFRPR/R5-8Bloomington, Ill.Normal Community
21Kate MollohanSO3B/CR/R5-3Tinley Park, IllAndrew
23Amy KennedySRCR/R5-8Pontiac, Ill.Pontiac
26Lisa GryczewskiSROFL/R5-6Mokena, Ill.Lincoln-Way East
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11th season
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11th season
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