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Katie Cleary
Katie  Cleary

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Temecula, Calif.

High School:
Temecula Valley HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
INF

Experience:
3L

B-T:
L-L

04/17/2016

Softball vs North Texas - Sunday

Softball vs North Texas - Sunday

02/24/2016

Softball vs Ole Miss

Softball vs Ole Miss

02/17/2016

Softball vs Alabama State

Softball vs Alabama State

02/17/2016

Softball vs Alabama State Game 2

Softball vs Alabama State Game 2

02/14/2016

Softball vs Lipscomb

Softball vs LIpscomb

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.

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