Go Eagles!
Go Eagles!

Katie Cleary
Katie Cleary


Temecula, Calif.

High School:
Temecula Valley HS






Softball Begins 2015 Preparation

The Southern Miss softball team began practice for the 2015 season.


Late Innings Lift No. 5 Arizona State Over Softball

No. 5 Arizona State scored five runs in the final two innings to defeat Southern Miss 6-0.


Softball Battles, Falls to No. 5 Arizona State

Southern Miss lost the final game of a three-game series with No. 5 Arizona State


Softball Hosts #7 Alabama In Front of Record Crowd

Southern Miss dropped a 12-0 decision to No. 7 Alabama.


Softball Drops Series Finale with LA Tech

Southern Miss fell in the final game of the series with Louisiana Tech, but won the series.


UAB Edges Softball to Claim Series

Southern Miss fell 3-0 to rival UAB on Sunday afternoon.


Softball Snaps Streak in Split With UAB

Southern Miss snapped an 11-game losing streak to UAB with a win in the first game of a doubleheader.


Ole Miss Spoils Softball's Home Opener

Southern Miss fell 7-4 in game 1 before being edged 4-3 in eight innings in the night cap.


Golden Eagles Drop Two to Troy on Saturday at Renegade Classic

Southern Miss will play in Sunday's consolation game on Sunday against Appalachian State.

2014 (Sophomore): Ranked 32nd in the NCAA and first in Conference USA in toughest to strike out, while ranking 53rd in the NCAA (third in C-USA) in doubles per game ... Played and started in 47 games on the year ... Boasted a .336 batting average, going 45-for-134 with 14 doubles, one triple, 17 runs scored and 18 RBI ... Recorded a .455 slugging percentage to go along with a .366 on-base clip ... Struck out just six times in 143 total plate appearances ... Led the Golden Eagles in doubles, while ranking second on the team in batting average, hits, triples and sacrifice flies; third in slugging percentage, on-base total bases, hit by pitch and at bats; and fourth in runs batted in and total plate appearances ... Led the team with 12 multiple hit games, including a team-best five games with three hits ... Had a seven-game hitting streak and a 10-game reached base safely streak ... Recorded a season-high three hits against Detroit, ULM, Middle Tennessee, Troy and No. 7 Alabama ... Had a season-best three RBI versus Detroit and ULM ... Finished the game against ULM 3-for-4 with a season-high three doubles, a run scored and three RBI ... Notched a triple against Ole Miss ... Scored a season-best two runs against Middle Tennessee State and Troy ... Had a string of 30 consecutive games from Feb. 15 - April 5 without a strikeout, hitting .400 (36-for-90) with 14 doubles, a triple, 17 runs scored, 17 RBI, three walks, three hit by pitch, one sacrifice fly, one sacrifice bunt, .433 on-base percentage and a .578 slugging percentage in that stretch.

2013 (Freshman): Played in 46 games, making 41 starts on the season ... Recorded a .176 batting average, going 22 for 125 with five runs, nine runs batted in, two doubles, and a triple ... Notched four multiple hit games with a pair of multi-RBI games ... Notched a season-best two hits against UTEP, UAB, Troy and Memphis with multiple RBI games against Houston and Memphis ... Recorded doubles against UC Davis and Georgia Tech, while adding a triple against Memphis.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Temecula Valley High School ... Five-time Cal Varsity Player of the Week in 2012 ... Named All-County ... Qualified for the Division I Northern Section California Interscholastic Federation (NSCIF) Tournament, being named First-Team All-League ... Hit .400 with 21 RBI as a senior in 2012 while also pitching 122 innings with a 15-7 record and a 2.87 ERA ... Hit .402 with 20 RBI as a junior in 2011 with an on-base percentage of .450 ... Played travel Ball with Strike Force Gold, hitting .437 with 16 homers and 33 RBI in 2012 ... Helped Strike Force Gold finish in ninth place in the 18U ASA Nationals in 2011 and third place in the Southern California Champions Cup ... Also played volleyball ... All-Academic team member from 2010-12.

Personal: Full name is Kathryn Michelle Cleary ... Daughter of Amy and Mike Cleary ... Has a younger brother, Cameron ... Born on Feb. 8 in Temecula, Calif. ... Majoring in marketing.

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