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  Sarah Kahn-Shamout

Sarah Kahn-Shamout

Player Profile


Quartz Hill, CA

High School:
Quartz Hill






Kahn-Shamout appeared in 29 games, making 11 starts, during senior season ... set new career highs with .257 batting average and four doubles ... named to COSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Eight Second Team ... raised average to .316 in 19 at-bats against Big West Conference opponents ... added eight runs scored, nine hits, five RBIs and a sac bunt to season totals ... batted .545 with two hits in all three games in series at UC Davis (May 8-9) ... scored season-high two runs at UC Davis on May 8.


As a junior, Kahn-Shamout played in 27 games for the Matadors, making eight starts ... hit .125 for the season with five runs scored and one RBI ... drew five walks on the season to raise on-base percentage to .237 ... scored a pair of runs against Seton Hall on Feb. 16 ... drove in run with RBI against Cal State Fullerton on Apr. 26 ... recorded a stolen base versus Pacific on Mar. 29.


Kahn-Shamout appeared in 34 games during her sophomore year, making 21 starts ... was the team's top base stealer percentage wise, finishing with a .833 mark after successfully swiping 5-of-6 bases ... was 4-for-6 in doubleheader against Siena on Feb. 27, finishing with five runs, four hits and three RBIs ... stole two bases against Canisius on Mar. 13 ... had a career-high three hits with two runs scored and two RBIs in second game of doubleheader against UC Santa Barbara on Apr. 21.


Kahn-Shamout came off the bench in 32 games during her freshman campaign ... had one hit in five at-bats (.200), recording her first collegiate hit on a double against Oregon on Mar. 4 ... scored 13 times, crossing home plate for the first time on Feb. 17 against Tulsa ... stole four bases, including her first career steal on Feb. 24 against Nevada.


Kahn-Shamout was a two-sport athlete at Quartz Hill High School in Quartz Hill, Calif. ... played four years of softball and two seasons of volleyball ... named All-Golden League as a junior and senior, also earning the Rebel Award in 2005 ... also received All-Region, Offensive MVP and Most Aggressive Player accolades as a sophomore ... helped the Rebels to league titles in 2002 and 2003 ... was also a part of the Golden League championship squad in volleyball in 2003 ... graduated in 2005 with a 3.9 grade point average.


Born on December 27, 1987 in Torrance, Calif. ... parents are Terri and Lawrence Kahn ... has two younger brothers, Anton and Alexander ... married to Hani Shamout ... favorites include the New York Yankees and their shortstop Derek Jeter, actor John Travolta and the television show "SportsCenter" ... lists her greatest moment in sports as hitting a home run to win the Big League World Series on ESPN ... says the best thing about being an athlete is the adrenaline, while the toughest thing is time management ... once met Olympic softball medallist Dot Richardson ... would like to be stranded on a deserted island with sunscreen and a stereo ... states the best advice she has been given as "be the best you can be and play with your heart" ... would like Angelina Jolie to play her in a movie about her life ... majoring in biology.