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Conference USA All-Academic Team (2016)
Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2016)
2016 (Junior): Voted to the 2016 Conference USA All-Academic Team ... Named a 2015-16 Conference USA Academic Medalist ... Started all 58 games in the season ... Led the team in on-base percentage, doubles, walks, hit by pitch, fielding percentage, chances, and putouts; second on the team in batting average and slugging percentage; third on the team in total bases and fourth on the team in runs scored, hits, RBI, and at bats ... First in the conference in total chances and putouts ... Notched a .324 batting average, going 55-for-170 with 16 doubles, three home runs, 24 runs scored, and 23 RBI ... Recorded a .471 slugging average with a .431 on-base percentage ... In the field, recorded a .979 fielding percentage with 372 putouts and 19 assists in 396 chances... reached base safely in 46 of 58 games, including recording base hits in 35 games with 18 multi-hit games (nine in C-USA) ... Named to 2016 Spring Dean's List.
2015 (Sophomore, Jones County JC): Tabbed Second Team NJCAA Division II All-American and First Team All-Region 23 ... Earned 2015 Marruci Elite Hitter Award ... Helped Jones County JC to a 41-6 overall record and a ranking no lower than No. 3 in the poll ... Boasted a .474 batting average, going 63-for-133 with 12 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs, 56 runs scored and 59 RBI ... Drew 17 walks, while striking out just one time in 158 total plate appearances ... Recorded a .932 slugging percentage with a .532 on-base percentage ... 29 of 63 base hits (.460) went for extra bases ... Was hit by four pitches and led Jones County JC with four sacrifice flies ... In the field, recorded a .955 fielding percentage with 115 putouts and 33 assists in 155 total chances ... One of just 16 NJCAA players named to the NJCAA All-Star team (along with former JCJC and current Southern Miss teammate Lauren Holifield) that competed in the 21st Annual Canadian Open Fastpitch International Competition in Surrey, British Columbia (July 3-13), earning All-Tournament Team honors.
2014 (Freshman, Jones County JC): Named National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Softball Player of the Year ... Tabbed First Team NJCAA Division II All-American, All-NJCAA Division II All-Tournament Team and First Team All-Region 23 ... Helped Jones County JC post a 52-6 record (a single season school record for wins in a season), finishing as runner ups in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament and finishing ranked No. 2 in the final poll of the season behind national champion LSU-Eunice ... Hit .602 on the year, going 103-for-171 with 83 runs scored, 27 doubles, 20 home runs, 104 RBI and six stolen bases ... Earned the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) "Triple Crown," barely missing out on the national version ... Led the nation with a .602 batting average and 104 RBI, finishing tied for second with 20 home runs ... Ended rookie campaign second nationally with a 1.111 slugging percentage, a .665 on-base percentage and was third with 27 doubles.
High School: Lettered at Quitman High School in Quitman, Miss. ... Led the Panthers to the state playoffs all four years, winning District Championships in 2009 and 2013 ... Named First Team All-State as a senior ... Earned First Team All-District accolades as a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior ... Earned Clarion Ledger Top Performer of the Week on April 23, 2013 and Clarion Ledger Female Athlete of the week on Sept. 11, 2012 ... MAC All-Star in 2012 ... Posted a .430 career batting average at QHS, going 104-for-242 with 68 runs scored, 32 doubles, eight triples and four home runs with 90 RBI and 22 stolen bases ... As a senior, hit .488 (39-for-80) with 24 runs, 15 doubles, four triples, a home run, 30 RBI and 14 stolen bases ... As a junior, hit .418 (23-for-60) with 19 runs, six doubles, three triples, two home runs and 21 RBI ... As a sophomore, hit .450 (27-for-65) with 10 runs, eight doubles, a triple, a home run and 27 RBI ... Posted best game against South Jones HS as a sophomore, going 5-for-5 with two doubles and a home run ... Also played soccer, earning First Team All-District honors (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) and Team MVP (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) ... Honor student.
Personal: Full name is Katelyn Tori Dew ... Daughter of Kim and Chris Dew ... Has an older sister, Brooke, and a younger brother, Brandon ... Cousin, Mallory Lee, plays softball at East Central CC ... Sister, Brooke, played softball and soccer at Meridian CC, while cousin, Alex Lee, also played soccer at Meridian CC ... Born on Oct. 24 in Meridian, Miss. ... Majoring in special education and coaching.