Katie McCarty - Softball - University of Kentucky Athletics 6


  • class Senior
  • High school Sacred Heart

Junior (2008): An All-SEC Academic Team performer … Saw action in a career-high 35 games, while making 29 starts … Batted .220 for the season with five doubles … Had a breakout game against Toledo where she hit her first career triple that brought in a run, swiped her first career base, while scoring a career-high two runs … Enjoyed a careerday against Morehead State, racking up four hits in two games, including two doubles … Also tallied five assists in the field at third base against the Eagles … Laid down two sacrifice hits in the series clinching win over Ole Miss … Set a career high with three hits on four plate apperances in the history-making defeat of Ohio State … Notched a double and a run scored in the win over Eastern Kentucky … Had an RBI single in a loss to Georgia.

Sophomore (2007): Made six appearances … Belted a two-run round-tripper in game two against Western Kentucky in her lone at-bat … Had six plate appearances on the season.

Freshman (2006): Played in 10 games for the Cats and made five starts as a freshman … Scored one run and drove in four on the year … Recorded her first career hit with a two-run double against Youngstown State … Had two multiple-RBI games …Went 1-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI against Ohio.

High School: Was a team captain as a junior and a senior … Batted .375 with 25 doubles for her career at Sacred Heart … Named Offensive Player of the Year in both 2002 and 2003 … Member of Kentucky 7th Region All-Star team … Also named to the Kentucky East/West All-Star team … Received the Golden Glove Award in 2002 …Was named Senior Athlete of the Year … A four-time Academic All-State recipient … Member of the honor roll … Received the Ambassador of the Year Award for academic excellence.

Personal: Chose UK because she was impressed with the academic and athletic programs and she liked the size of the school … Chose Kentucky over Northern Kentucky and Dayton.

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