Katie Harrison
Katie  Harrison

RS Senior

Noblesville, Ind.

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Meet The Boilers: Redshirt Junior Katie Harrison

All-American infielder enjoys turning double plays, launching home runs on 3-2 counts and looks up to her siblings.

2015: Started 30 games as the designated player, missed 20 games due to injury, but returned for the team’s two Big Ten Tournament games … posted a .310 average with 19 RBI, five doubles, a home run and two runs … launched a grand slam in the home opener vs. Wisconsin … reached base via hit, walk or hit by pitch in 27 of her 30 games, including 14-straight contests … put together a six-game hit streak, March 13 to 17 … tallied multiple hits in four contests … drove in the game-tying RBI once and the game-winner three times … drew 10 walks and was hit by a pitch four times … boasted a .429 average in six conference games, with six RBI, a home run and a double … drew four walks and was hit by two pitches.

Chipola College: A first team NJCAA and NFCA first team All-America selection at designated player in 2014 ... named first team all-conference, first team all-state and Conference Player of the Year after batting .440 with 86 RBI and 24 home runs, both of which led the nation among NJCAA Division I players ... struck out just six times in 176 at-bats ... batted .346 with 13 home runs and 64 RBI as a redshirt freshman in 2013, earning first team all-conference and second team all-state honors ... made Dean's list all three semesters.

Arkansas: Took a medical redshirt.

High School: Garnered ESPN RISE second team All-America honors as a utility player... batted .649 with 50 hits and 45 RBI while leading the Millers to a 22-3 record and a ranking as high as No. 2 in the state as a senior ... led the team to the Hoosier Crossroads Conference title and an undefeated record in league play en route to Indiana Miss Softball and Indianapolis Star Softball Super Team Player of the Year accolades in 2011 ... a two-time all-state selection earning first team honors as a senior and third team accolades as a junior ... a four-time all-county and all-conference selection ... led Noblesville to a sectional title in 2008.

Personal:Full name is Katherine L Harrison ... born Oct. 6, 1992 ... mother is Kathi Harrison ... has two sisters, Jamie and Julie, and one brother, Jimmy ... plans to major in sociology.


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