Louisville Softball v Michigan | NCAA Regional Game 4
2013 NFCA All-America Second Team selection Two-time All-Great Lakes Region Second Team (2012, 2013) Three-time All BIG EAST selection (2011, 2012, 2013)
As a junior (2013): Led the team and the BIG EAST with 62 runs... Second on the team with a .402 average and 54 RBIs... Belted out a team-best 12 home runs... Started all 60 games at second base... Named to the NFCA All-America second team... Selected to the All-Great Lakes Region first team... Named to the All-BIG EAST first team... Selected as one of the Top 25 Finalists for the 2013 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year... U of L's L-Club Female (Co) Junior of the Year Recipient... Set a new school record for RBIs in a season with 54 - surpassed Courtney Moore's previous mark set in the 2005 season. Now stands at second on the single season... Tied a school record with 7 RBIs in the 16-2 win over Providence - marking the second time in the 2013 season she produced 7 RBIs... Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I Player of the Week (March 5)... USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Week - First player in program history to earn the honor (March 5)... Ranks among Louisville's top 10 in career doubles (43 - T7th), home runs (25 - T8th), runs scored (146 - 5th), RBIs (129 - 6th), and walks (81 - 6th)... Named BIG EAST Player of the Week twice (March 4, Feb. 11)... College Sports Madness BIG EAST Player of the Week (Feb. 11)... Tied a school record with 7 RBIs and four runs scored in the 16-8 win over Minnesota (2/10) - also homered twice in that game
As a sophomore (2012): Named to the NFCA All-Great Lakes Region second team... All BIG EAST second team selection... Went 3 for 4 with two runs and an RBI in the 7-0 win over Ohio State and went 2 for 3 with a home run, three runs and two RBI in the 7-2 win over OSU (3/20)... Named to Tennessee Classic All-Tournament team... Named to BIG EAST honor roll (2/27)... Went 2 for 3 with a home run and four RBI in the 8-0 win over Creighton (2/24)... Connected on a walk-off RBI double with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to give the Cards a 2-1 win over Virginia... Registered a two-out single in the seventh and scored the tying run to ensure extra innings in the 7-6, nine inning victory over Hofstra... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll in the spring.
As a freshman (2011): All-BIG EAST first team selection - she and Hannah Kiyohara are the first Cards to earn first team all-BIG EAST honors as freshmen... Tied the school record with a 16-game hitting streak... Started 53 games at second base... Her RBI single in the bottom of the seventh drove in the game-winning run in the 1-0 win over Indiana (4/6)... Named to the BIG EAST honor roll (4/4)... Went 3-for-4 with five RBIs and three runs in the 9-3 win over Seton Hall (4/3)... Went 2-for-4 with four RBIs and two runs in the 10-2 win over Seton Hall (4/3)... Went 3-for-4 with double in the 4-1 loss to No. 5 Michigan (3/12)... Went 3-for-3 with three runs in the 10-5 win over Middle Tennessee (3/4).. Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll in the fall.
High School/Travel: Played at Livermore High School under Larry Bird... Three year starter at shortstop... Two-time MVP after leading her team and the league offensively... First team All-East Bay Athletic League all four years in high school... Played for the East Bay Athletic League champion in 2009 and 2010... North Coast Section Champion in 2009... Named All-State Infield California by ESPNRise.com... Also played for Sorcerer Gold travel team... Won two Louisville Slugger Boulder Championships and advanced to the 2009 Gold Nationals in Oklahoma City... Also a three-year letterwinner in soccer.
Personal: Full name is Katherine Keller... Daughter of Bill and Stephanie Keller... Birthdate is Sept. 2, 1992... Major is communications.