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Kate Covington

Graduate Student
McLean, Va.
High School
Kate Covington - Softball - Virginia Cavaliers

2022 (GRAD)
• Appeared in 13 games with six starts on the season
• Hit .182 (4-for-22) with two runs scored, one home run and four RBI
• Hit a three-run home run as a pinch hitter in season opener at Charlotte (2/10)
• Scored in season opener vs. Charlotte (2/10) and in home finale vs. Pitt (4/24)

2021 (SENIOR)
• Appeared in 33 games with 30 starts
• Hit .218 (19-for-87) with nine runs scored and 15 RBI
• Her 15 RBI was third on the team
• Tallied three double and five home runs
• Her five home runs tied for second most on the team
• Hit a grand slam vs. South Alabama (2/34)
• Hit a three-run shot vs. Pitt (2/21) to help UVA win the series

2020 (JUNIOR)
• Appeared in 21 games, making 20 starts in the shortened season
• Hit .250 with a pair of home runs, two doubles and a triple
• Drove in nine runs while scoring 11 times
• Was 2-for-2 in stolen base attempts

• Appeared in 52 games, starting 49 of them
• Batted .236 over 127 plate appearances
• Drove in 13 runs on 30 base hits
• Tallied a career-best six home runs

• Was the only player to start all 53 games of the season
• Hit .252 in her inaugural season with the Cavaliers
• Finished the season with five doubles and two triples
• Drove in 10 runs to rank second among freshmen in 2018

• Played club softball for Krunch Gold out of Harrisburg, Pa.
• Three-time First Team All-Conference selection
• Earned Second Team All-6A North Region Team honors her junior and senior seasons
• Served as the MHS Softball team captain in 2017
• Also ran indoor track her final year at McLean

• Majoring in foreign affairs
• Daughter of Lee and Heather Covington
• Born in Columbus, Ohio
• Has two sisters, Kendall and Abby