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Katie Park

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Position
5'10''
Height
Sophomore
Class
R/R
B/T
Scottsdale, Ariz.
Hometown
Xavier College Prep
Previous School

2017 (Senior Season)
– Started all 53 games in which she appeared
– A First Team NFCA All-Region honoree
– Earned First Team All-ACC and First Team VaSID All-State honors
– Led the team in batting average (.382), runs (34), hits (68) doubles (12) and total bases (111)
– Her .382 batting average was the sixth-highest in the ACC and the eighth highest in UVA history
– She was ranked fifth in the ACC in total bases and sixth in the ACC in hits
– Finished her career on a 13-game hit streak, the second longest ever by a Cavalier
– One of two Cavaliers since 2005 to reach 60 hits in a season
– Against teams in the top 75 of NCAA RPI, batted .435 (30-for-69) with four home runs and 11 RBIs
– In ACC play, batted .412 (35-for-85) with five home runs and 15 RBIs
– Led the team with 16 multi-hit games including five, three-hit performances
– Hit a game-tying, solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning in an eventual, 9-8 walk-off victory over Virginia Tech on March 4
– Scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning against Georgia Tech on April 15
– Had a career-high four hits in a 4-for-4, three RBI effort against Seton Hall on Feb. 24
– Batted 532 (25-for-47) with 14 runs scored, five doubles and eight RBIs in her final 13 games of the season

2016 (Junior Season)
– Started all 51 games
– Made 33 starts at catcher, 12 starts at 2B, five starts as DP and one in RF
– Hit .314 with seven home runs and 38 RBI
– Tallied 13 multiple-hit games and 9 multiple-RBI games
– Best offensive performance came vs. Texas A&M-CC: 3-for-4 with 5 RBI, two runs scored and a home run on February 19 at UTSA Classic

2015 (Sophomore Season)
– Played in 42 games with 36 starts
– Hit .200 with five home runs and 16 RBI
– Recorded four multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests
– Drove in a season-high three runs against George Mason on March 11
– Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014 (Freshman Season)
– Started all 51 games behind the plate
– Second on the team with eight doubles
– Recorded six multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games
– Drove in a season-high three runs against Pittsburgh on March 30
– Hit first career home run against NC State on March 2

Xavier College Prep
– 2012 Arizona All-State honorable mention
– 2011 All-Fiesta Region Second Team
– 2010 All-Fiesta Region honorable mention
– Earned 2011 Fiesta Region Defensive Play of the Year
– Xavier’s Offensive MVP in 2011 and 2012
– Served as team captain for 2012 and 2013
– Member of the National Honor Society
– Member of Rio Salado Phi Theta Kappa

Travel Ball
– Played for Arizona Killer Bees 18 Gold

Personal
– Daughter of Julie and Kevin Park
– Has a younger sister, Lauren
– Has two black belts in wado-ryu and kobujutsu