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#13 - Katie Haab
2008-09 Softball
POS.
OF
YEAR
Jr.
HT.
5-5
B/T
Sarasota, Fla. (Sarasota HS)
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
Multimedia Production
Katie Haab
2008: Utility player who saw action in 20 games, starting eight. ...Her 12 appearances as a reserve was second highest on the team. ...Batted .103. ...One double and two singles for four total bases with singles at Tennessee (Mar. 25) and against USC Upstate (April 19) and a double against Florida Gulf Coast (Mar. 30). ... Longest hitting streak of the season was two games. Perfect four-of-four in the field in putouts. ...Member of Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.

2007: Played in 16 games last season, started seven. ...Scored five runs. ...Had one hit against Belmont March 17 that produced her only RBI of the season.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Sarasota High...named team MVP as a sophomore...earned the team's Pitcher's Award as a junior, and the Defensive Player Award as a senior...also earned the team's Leadership Award as a senior...competed for the Sarasota Quicksilver club team who were the 2006 Florida State Champs.

Personal: Majoring in Mass Communications with a minor in Journalism...Sports editor for school newspaper. ...Career goal of becoming an anchor on ESPN SportsCenter..Hobbies include getting pedicures, going to the beach, muddin, watching Trucks Gone Wild, slip n' slides, eating Superman ice cream, going to the rope swing, and looking for doves...Enjoys watching SportsCenter, Sharkweek, and Oprah....Favorite singers are Tim McGraw and Jack Johnson...Enjoys eating tacos, and her favorite movies are Empire Records, The Notebook, and Mean Girls...Would like to one day go to Australia and surf with the sharks...Says even though she loves muddin and camping, she is definitely a beach girl...Believes that no one knows how much she actually likes it when her roommate turns on the Disney Channel...Her nickname is Chief Little Hand...cites her iggest sports thrill as watching Kellie Sirus get a line drive to the face that broke her nose...Believes the best thing about Lady Bison softball is "the cult-like atmosphere!"...Most admires her parents for "always doing everything they could to make sure I succeeded, even if it made it harder on them"...Played high school softball with Lady Bison Kellie Sirus..Chose Lipscomb because her youth minister went here and because of the DI softball program...Has one sister, Niki (21)...Parents are Ken Haab and Donna Ham...Kaitlynn Victoria Haab was born on Oct, 23, 1987 in Margate, Fla.