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Mikayla Houge

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Position
5'6''
Height
Freshman
Class
R/R
B/T
Collins, Iowa
Hometown
Collins-Maxwell
High School
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Mikayla Houge - Softball - Virginia Cavaliers

2022 (SOPHOMORE)
• Made 31 appearances with 15 starts in the circle
• Posted a 9-6 record with a 3.73 ERA through a team-leading 97.2 innings of work
• Tallied two saves: vs. Lipscomb (2/11) and Louisville (4/30)
• Wins came vs. GW (2/12), Charleston Southern (2/18), Sacred Heart (2/19), Towson (2/25), South Alabama (3/5, 3/6), NC State (3/19), and Boston College (3/25, 3/26)
• Missed three weeks due to injury
• Threw two complete games on the season: vs. George Washington (2/12) and Charleston Southern (2/18)
• Struck out a season-high five batters vs. Towson (2/25) and Loyola-Chicago (2/26)
• Did not walk a batter in 14 of her appearances
• Worked a season-long 6.0 inning in relief at Boston College (3/25) to pick up the win

2021 (FRESHMAN)
• Made 26 appearances with 20 starts in the circle
• Posted a 5-11 record with three saves
• Worked a team-leading 102.1 innings
• Turned in a 3.42 ERA, allowing 61 runs with 50 of them earned
• Struck out a team-leading 56 batters and walked 27
• Struck out 12 in 6.1 innings against Pittsburgh (2/20)
• Posted saves against NC State (3/21), Boston College (4/1) and Radford (4/20)
• Pitched her first complete-game against George Washington (2/28)
• Pitched a complete-game shutout against Syracuse (4/24)
• Worked a season-long 5.2 innings in relief against Boston College (4/3) in a 12-inning game

HIGH SCHOOL
• 2019 Iowa Gatorade HS Player of the Year
• 2019 Ames Tribune Female Athlete of the Year
• Led Collins-Maxwell to two Iowa state championships and another runner-up finish
• NFCA High School All-American and first team pitcher
• Four-time first team All-State selection
• Three-time all-state tournament team and two-time captain
• 103 career wins and 1,102 career strikeouts

CLUB SOFTBALL
• Played eight seasons for the Iowa Blitz organization

PERSONAL
• Undeclared major in Arts & Sciences
• Recipient of the 2022-2023 Packer Family Athletics Bicentennial Scholars Fund
• Daughter of Troy & Trisha Houge
• Father, Troy, wrestled at Waldorf College