Southern Miss fell 3-0 to rival UAB on Sunday afternoon.
Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll (2012-13)
2015 (Junior): Played in all 52 games on the season, making 50 starts … Made the transition from outfield to the infield, making 42 starts at first base … Boasted a .325 batting average, going 50-for-154 with five doubles, a triple, two home runs, 14 runs scored and 36 runs batted in … Drew 12 walks and was hit by two pitches for an on-base percentage of .376, while notching a .409 slugging percentage … Led the team in RBI, sacrifice flies and games played; ranked second on the team in batting average, slugging percentage, hits, home runs, total bases, total plate appearances, at bats and games started; ranked third on the team in on-base percentage and triples; and ranked fourth on the team in doubles and hit by pitch … Recorded 11 multiple hit games and notched a team-best 11 multiple RBI games … Tallied a season-best five RBI against Houston Baptist … Also had four RBI against Jackson State and three runs batted in against Arkansas-Pine Bluff and UTSA … Registered a season-high three hits against Houston Baptist, Alcorn, Louisiana Tech and UTEP … Scored a season-best two runs against HBU and UTEP … Notched doubles against Jackson State, Houston Baptist, Mississippi Valley State, North Texas and UTEP, while tripling against HBU … Recorded first collegiate home run against Middle Tennessee in the first game of the three game series … Belted second home run in the series finale against the Blue Raiders.
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): Named to the 2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … 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.