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Katie Colton
Katie Colton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yucaipa, Calif.

High School:
Yucaipa

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
10/20/1988

Experience:
3L

Bats-Throws:
L-L

2010 ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 42 games, starting 36 ... Hit .207 with 17 runs, seven RBI, one home run and a .388 on-base percentage ... Appeared in 23-of-28 SEC games, starting 21 ... Hit .218 with a .403 on-base percentage in SEC play ... Had RBI double to tie game and scored a run vs. GSU ... Singled and scored a run in win over Ohio University ... Started at DP against Louisiana Tech, drawing a pair of walks ... Also started at DP vs. Gardner-Webb, driving in two runs with an RBI single and bases-loaded walk ... Appeared in all three games vs. Kentucky, starting game three in OF ... In game three, singled in bottom of ninth to set up bases-loaded situation that led to GW RBI from Caitlin Stangl ... Started both games vs. No. 4 Florida, splitting starts between OF and DP ... Drove in a run and scored in game two vs. Gators ... Started all three games in OF vs. South Carolina ... Singled and scored twice in game one win vs. South Carolina ... Walked, singled and scored in game three vs. Gamecocks ... Singled and scored game's first run in 3-1 win vs. Troy ... Hit .429 (3-for-7) in two games vs. No. 16 Tennessee ... Had a pair of singles and sac bunt in three games vs. No. 13 Georgia ... Hit first career home run in game one win vs. Ole Miss, a solo shot to right in fifth inning to give AU 2-0 lead ... Hit by a pitch and scored vs. Jacksonville State ... Doubled and scored vs. Middle Tennessee ... Started in LF in all three NCAA Atlanta Regional games, scoring two runs and posting .385 on-base percentage.

2009 ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in 34 games with 22 starts ... Hit .227 with six RBI and 13 runs scored ... Went 8-of-9 on stolen base attempts ... Doubled and drove in two runs against Georgia State ... Had a pair of doubles with two RBI and two runs scored in 5-0 win vs. Austin Peay ... Hit .364 in three-game series vs. Ole Miss ... Pinch-ran and scored a run in game one vs. South Carolina ... Pinch-ran, stole a base and scored in game two vs. Arkansas.

2008 ... Appeared in 29 games with 15 starts ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI during Tiger Invitational ... Started in LF and went 1-for-2 with an RBI vs. Furman ... Had two hits, including a triple, scored and drove in a run vs. George Mason ... Singled home a run and scored vs. Birmingham Southern ... Had pinch-hit RBI single vs. Jacksonville State.

High School ... High school coach was Dave Kivett ... Lettered in softball and soccer ... Named Scholar Athlete with a 4.0 GPA throughout career, 2004-07 ... As a senior, finished eighth in league with .434 batting average and .506 on-base percentage.

Personal ... Born Oct. 20, 1988, to Terri and Chuck Colton ... Has two brothers, Chris, 22, and Kyle, 17 ... Father, Chuck, played baseball for Cal State-Los Angeles ... Major: Marketing.