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3 Katie Newton
AS A SENIOR (2017):
  • All-MAAC Academic Team selection.
  • Served as Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (S.A.A.C.) President.
  • Appeared in and started in all 51 games.
  • Had a hit in five of her final six games; finished the year with 41 hits.
  • Batted .268 with three doubles, two triples and two home runs.
  • Had a team-high 10 steals; finished her career ranked No. 2 all-time with 32 career steals.
  • Had a team high two triples and 10 steals.
  • Scored a season-high two runs on three occasions, and had two hits on multiple occasions.
  • Drove in a season-high four runs against Quinnipiac (Apr. 22).
AS A JUNIOR (2016):
  • All-MAAC Academic Team selection.
  • Appeared and started in all 46 games.
  • Stole 11 bases, tied for sixth most in a single season in program history; was never caught stealing.
  • Totaled 49 hits and 16 runs batted in on the season; maintained a .312 batting average.
  • Recorded 12 multi-hit games, including a trio of three-hit games.
  • Registered two hits with four RBI and one run scored against Santa Clara (Mar. 19)
  • Went 3-4 with a run scored against Canisius (Apr. 17)
  • Went 3-5 with one run scored and two runs batted at Quinnipiac (Apr. 24)
  • Had a seven game hit streak
  • MAAC All-Academic team selection.
  • Appeared in and started 44 games for the Gaels.
  • Totaled 37 hits and 14 runs batted in on the season, along with a .303 batting average. 
  • Went 2-3 in the first game of the season with three RBI's against UNC Greensboro (Feb. 28).
  • Totaled eight stolen bases on the season.
  • Went 3-5 with one run batted in against Saint Peter's (Apr. 12). 
  • Went 2-4 with a double against Army (Mar. 24).
  • Recorded nine multi-hit games throughout the season.
  • Appeared in 46 games for the Gaels, making 44 starts.
  • Batted .271 with 29 hits, seven doubles, one triple, and 21 runs scored.
  • Went 1-2 with a run scored vs. Massachusetts (Mar. 16).
  • Went 1-3 with a run scored at Columbia (March 22).
  • Went 1-2 with a run scored and a run batted in vs. Stony Brook (Mar 26).
  • Went 2-2 with a triple, two runs scored, and one run batted in vs. St. Peter's (Mar. 29).
  • Went 2-3 with two doubles, and a run batted in vs. Sacred Heart (Apr. 2).
  • Went 1-3 with two runs batted in at Quinnipiac (Apr. 13).
  • Went 2-3 with a double and a run scored vs. Siena (Apr. 26).
  • Went 2-3 with two doubles, three runs batted in, and one run scored vs. Rider (May 4).
  • Earned nine varsity letters at Aloha High School, including four in softball, three in basketball, and two in soccer.
  • As a senior, led team to second Metro Championship, and into second round of Class 6A state playoffs.
  • Three-time All-Metro First Team selection.
  • Team went 36-9 in Metro League, 58-6 overall in final three seasons, reaching state semifinals and quarterfinals.
  • Carried .414 career batting average with 21 home runs, six triples, 24 doubles, and a fielding percentage of .921.
  • Named Beaverton Leader's 2013 Female Athlete of the Year.
  • Received Honors in softball, basketball and soccer.
  • In soccer, earned All-Metro honors as a junior.
  • All-Metro honorable mention in basketball as a senior.
  • Member of the National Honors Society.

2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

Position: Infielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Aloha, OR
High School: Aloha
Major: Management
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