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6  Katie McCarty
Katie McCarty

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Sacred Heart

Height:
5-6

Position:
3rd Base

Bats/Throws:
L/R


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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