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Katie Crabtree
Katie Crabtree

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomington, Illinois

High School:
Bloomington

Position:
Shortstop

Birthdate:
11/23/1979

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right



2001: First team All-Big Ten selection ... team MVP ... team?s Best Offensive Player ... named to N.I.S.T. All-Tournament team ... selected to the Auburn Invitational All-Tournament team and was tournament MVP ... one of only two Boilermakers to start all 59 games ... batted a team-second .342 with 63 hits, including 18 doubles, two triples and five home runs ... led team in the categories of hits (63), doubles (18), triples (two), runs (33), total bases (100), slugging percentage (.543), walks taken (16) and on-base percentage (.398) ... added 13 stolen bases in 15 attempts ... took sole ownership of school home run record with a two-run blast against Northern Illinois in the first weekend of play ... set school season record with 18 doubles ... moved up the career record book in the categories of batting average (.331, 3rd), runs (95, 4th), doubles (39, 5th), triples (10, T-2nd), home runs (20, 1st), RBI (79, 5th), stolen bases (47, 2nd) and assists (512, 1st) ... had 13 two-plus-hit games ... had five-plus assists in 10 different games.

2000: Second team All-Mideast Region ? team MVP? received team?s Best Offensive Player Award ? started all 61 games at shortstop ? team leader in batting average (.332), slugging percentage (school-record .617), hits (65), doubles (12), triples (4), home runs (school-record 12), RBI (33) and total bases (121) ? tied for fourth with nine stolen bases ? Big Ten leader in total bases ? ranked second in conference in hits, one behind Minnesota?s Hays ? tied for second in doubles and triples and third in homers ? 33 RBI are third on school season list, while 12 doubles are tied for third and four triples are tied for fourth ? hit home runs in three consecutive games vs. Oklahoma, Arkansas and Baylor ? was 3-3 with a double, two triples and an RBI vs. Radford ? collected three hits in four other games ? hit game-winning homer vs. San Diego State ? homered in both games of doubleheader at Indiana State ? first-game blast was No. 6 of the season and tied school record set in 1997 ? second-game shot broke three-way deadlock ? socked homers in four straight games at Wisconsin, at Minnesota twice, and vs. Indiana ? home run at Minnesota was game-winner in 16th inning ? home run against Indiana was No. 15 of her career, tying J. Schoen for school record ? selected to Mideast Region All-Star team that played an exhibition game against the U.S. Olympic squad in June.

1999: First team All-Mideast Region ? received team?s Best Offensive Player Award ? started all 56 games ? topped team with four triples and 25 stolen bases ? four triples were good for third-place tie in Big Ten ? tied for team lead with three home runs ? second with 33 runs scored, third with .318 batting average and nine doubles and fourth with 22 RBI ? belted first home run vs. Indiana State ? went 3-4 with a double, a triple and four RBI at Ohio State.

High School: Second team all-state and school?s Most Valuable Athlete as a senior after hitting nine home runs and stealing 35 bases ? named special mention all-state by Chicago Tribune ? batted .586 with nine home runs and 33 stolen bases en route to being named all-state as a junior ? earned Gold Glove Award ? three-time all-conference selection.

Personal: Given name is Katherine Ellen Crabtree ? born Nov. 23, 1979 ? parents are Jan and Jerry Crabtree ? Jerry was captain and Most Valuable Player of 1970 Illinois State basketball team ? has a brother, John ? majoring in health and fitness.

Crabtree?s Purdue Statistics

Year AVG. G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT 1999 .318 56-56 176 33 56 9 4 3 22 5 32 25-27 2000 .332 61-61 196 29 65 12 4 12 33 14 35 9-12 2001 .342 59-59 184 33 63 18 2 5 24 16 12 13-15 Totals .331 176-176 556 95 184 39 10 20 79 35 79 47-54

Fielding PCT PO AST E TC DP 1999 .917 41 148 17 206 4 2000 .940 76 175 16 267 1 2001 .918 78 189 24 291 10 Totals .925 195 512 57 764 15