|| Katherine Hoffman
As a junior in 2004: First-team Pac-10 All-Academic selection ... Made 64 starts in 68 appearances for the Cardinal ... collected 33 hits while batting at a .205 clip ... led the team with 18 stolen bases on the year ... her 18 stolen bases ranks fourth for a single season on The Farm ... recorded 22 runs scored, two doubles and four RBI ... notched a .961 fielding percentage for the season ... put together a seven-game hitting streak during the season ... notched five multi-hit games ... turned in a 3-for-5 performance against CS Northridge with two runs scored and an RBI ... stole two bases versus Notre Dame (2/21) and another two versus Arizona State (4/17) ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored at Washington (4/24) ... had 46 putouts and three assists on the year in the field.
As a sophomore in 2003: Earned First-Team Academic All-Pac-10 honors ... saw action in 45 games including 25 starts ... recorded a .250 batting average (15-60) with one RBI and two doubles ... tallied two multi-hit games with a three-game hitting streak ... had 1-for-3 and 2-for-three efforts in double-header against San Jose State (5/6) ... started against UT-Chattanooga and Southern Illinois in post season action.
As a sophomore in 2002: Redshirt.
As a freshman in 2001: Competed for the Stanford cross country team ... ran in three races for the Cardinal, earning two top-10 finishes ... placed second at the Notre Dame Invitational.
High School: 2000 graduate of Notre Dame de Sion ... valedictorian of graduating class ... named the Kansas City Star Overall Female Scholar Athlete in 2000 ... competed at the ASA Nationals five times, earning a fifth-place finish in 1998 ... member of the runner-up team at the 1999 AFA Nationals ... National Merit finalist ... eight-time All-State performer in track and four-time All-State in cross country ... four-time Missouri State Champion.
Club: Played for the Kansas City Lasers.
Personal: Daughter of Jim and Lauren Hoffman ... has two younger siblings, Sara and Ben ... mechanical engineering major.
Getting to know Katherine Hoffman....
Favorite Class: ME (Mechanical Engineering) 203 - the class where I made a softball bat.
Favorite Athlete: Lance Armstrong
Favorite CD: The Beatles "Abbey Road"
Most influential people in my life: My parents
Earliest Sports memory: Playing co-ed soccer when I was five and getting mad because the boys wouldn't pass me the ball, so the next time I got the ball I just ran straight down the field and scored.
Hoffman's Career Batting Stats