The Cardinal will play nine conference games over the next 11 days.
As a Junior in 2012: Played in nine games, making five starts at catcher ... registered three sacrifice hits on the year, ranking second on the team ... scored a run at Arizona State (4/20) ... tallied her first collegiate hit at ASU (4/22).
As a Sophomore in 2011: Appeared in 29 games, making 24 starts at catcher ... third on the team with 151 putouts ... her .994 fielding percentage tied for the seventh-best mark by a Stanford player in a single season ... scored a run versus Portland State (2/12) at the Kajikawa Classic ... caught the final inning in Stanford's 10-2 run-rule win over Nevada (2/13) ... caught the final inning in the Cardinal's win over UC Santa Barbara (3/5) at the DeMarini Invitational ... caught the last three innings in Stanford's 6-2 win at UCLA (4/9), scoring a run in the process ... made her first collegiate start the next day, totaling seven putouts behind the plate against the Bruins (4/10) ... finished with 14 putouts in the team's win at Oregon (5/6) ... registered a sacrifice bunt, the first of her career, in the win at No. 1 Arizona State (5/13) ... led the team with 18 putouts in three Super Regional games at Alabama ... earned Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Norco High School in Norco, Calif. ... a three-time letter winner in softball ... captained the team in 2008-09 ... team won Southern Section CIF championship and Big VIII league championship in 2008-09 ... a Michelle Carew Classic all-tournament team member and was named the best defensive player at the tournament ... also played volleyball and basketball ... earned all-academic honors for softball, volleyball and basketball.
Personal: Daughter of Todd and Lori Gerhart ... one of six children, Toby, Garth, Teagan, Whitley and Coltin ... considering a major in psychology and becoming pre-med. ... contemplating a career as a psychiatrist ... father was a running back at Cal State Fullerton and played in the USFL ... brother Toby is a running back for the Minnesota Vikings, and was a member of the Stanford football team (2006-09) and the runner-up for the 2009 Heisman Trophy ... brother Garth is an offensive lineman on the Arizona State football team ... sister Teagan is a pitcher for Stanford, while Whitley is a sophomore outfielder at Cal Poly ... enjoys playing sports, shopping, hiking, camping and listening to music ... full name is Kelsey Wynne Gerhart.