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Katie Otterness

Player Profile


Schaumburg, Ill.

High School:
Hoffman Estates




2007: Started 45 of 48 games played in the outfield ... batted .246 with 28 hits, one home run, one double, six RBIs and 16 runs scored ... seven walks ... four sacrifices including two sacrifice flies ... eight outfield assists and only two errors the entire season ... hit first career home run vs. Central Arkansas ... season-best two hits vs. Saint Louis and Tennessee Tech ... registered a five-game hitting streak from March 19-24.

2006: Played in 40 games, making 18 starts ... three doubles ... doubled, stole a base and scored a run at Samford ... three runs scored.

2005: Played in 14 games, making two starts in the outfield ... one double and three RBIs ... 1-2 with a two-run double at Tennessee State.

Prep: All-Conference, All-Area shortstop at Hoffman Estates High School in Schaumburg, Ill. ... Female Athlete of the Year ... Hitting Derby finalist in 2004 ... coached by Frank Hill ... National Honor Society member ... honor roll.

Personal: Born 6-24-86 ... daughter of Doug Otterness and Kim Thompsen ... Southeast Scholar Athlete majoring in Marketing Management with a minor in Small Business ... member of Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity ... member of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Title IX committee ... enjoys shopping, swimming and watching movies ... favorite athlete is Michael Jordan ... also recruited by Loyola Chicago and Emory.


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