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Katie Torres
10   Katie Torres

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oklahoma City, Okla.

High School:
Del City HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
First Base

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


Career at Tulsa -- A three-year letterwinner and starter . . . has played in and started 180 career games . . . has a .311 batting average with 155 hits, 90 RBI and 28 home runs . . . holds the school record for career home runs . . . also holds the school record for walks drawn in a career with 91 and career putouts with 1,331 . . . has more walks during her career than strikeouts (91-82) . . . only player in school history to record more than 50 hits in three consecutive seasons . . . became the first TU player to earn all-conference honors three consecutive years . . . owns three of the top-five slugging percentages for a single-season in school history, as well as three of the top-10 walk and home run totals.

Junior (2005) -- Was one of three players to start all 61 games . . . earned second-team all-WAC honors . . . led the squad in runs scored (31), doubles (15), walks (35), slugging percentage (.503), on-base percentage (.429), runs batted in (25) and home runs (6) . . . defensively, led the team with 397 putouts . . . recorded only four errors on the season in 426 chances . . . posted 14 multiple hit games including a 3-for-3 performance against Quinnipiac (3/16) and a 3-for-4 performance against Wisconsin (3/5) . . . had a team-high six multi-RBI games, including a three RBI performance against UTEP (4/30) . . . had an eight-game hitting streak snapped in the final game of the season, but scored twice on three walks . . . had eight double-digit putout games, including a season-high 14 putouts against Quinnipiac (3/16) . . . recorded three assists in season opener at Arizona and a gain against Troy (2/18) . . . finished third in the WAC in doubles (15) and on-base percentage (.429), ranked 10th for slugging percentage (.503) . . . finished eighth in the league for runs scored (31), while leading the conference in walks (35) . . . also led the WAC in putouts (397).

Sophomore (2004) -- Was one of three players to start all 63 games . . . earned first-team all-Midwest Region honors . . . was also a first-team all-WAC performer . . . broke school record for home runs in a season (15) and career (22) . . . also set the school marks for slugging percentage in a season (.649) and onbase percentage for a season (.450) . . . ranked 15th nationally for home runs . . . led the conference in walks drawn and walks drawn per game . . . ranked second in the WAC for home runs, slugging percentage, on-base percentage, runs scored, runs batted in, total bases, runs scored per game and home runs per game . . . set new school highs for walks (40) in a season and career (56) . . . ended the season ranked fourth in career batting average with a .316 average . . . on pace to set the school records for career slugging percentage (.580) and on-base percentage (.419) . . . broke the school record for putouts in a season (469) and career (934).

Freshman (2003) -- Played and started in 56 games . . . led the team in batting average (.314), slugging percentage (.503) and putouts (465) . . . recorded the third-best slugging percentage for a single-season in school history and the sixth-best batting average . . . set a school record for putouts in a season with 465 . . . was second on the squad in hits (50), home runs (7) and RBI (25) . . . recorded 10 multi-hit games, including a pair of three-hit contests . . . was listed among the top-10 in 11 offensive categories in the WAC, including fifth for slugging percentage and sixth for batting average . . . ranked second in the WAC for defensive putouts and attempts . . . earned second-team All-WAC honors . . . hit her first collegiate home run in her first collegiate game, against Drake, in her first collegiate at-bat . . . earned second-team all-Midwest Region honors, which marked the first time ever for a TU freshman.

High School -- Was a four-year letterwinner at Del City High School . . . scored 25 runs with 25 RBI as a senior, in addition to hitting 10 doubles and four home runs . . . recorded 222 putouts with 33 assists for a .977 fielding percentage her senior season . . . scored 88 runs, hit 33 doubles, five home runs and posted 57 RBI in her career . . . had a career fielding percentage of .981 with 928 putouts and 143 assists . . . earned first-team all-Big City honors, all-conference, all-district and all-state accolades as a senior . . . was a four-time all-Big City and all-conference selection . . . helped lead her team to a conference and regional championship and state semifinal berth in 1998 . . . helped lead her club team, Oklahoma Ultimate, to a ninth place finish at the 2001 ASA Nationals . . . was a three-time recipient of the Who's Who Among American High School Students Award . . . also served as National Honor Society President . . . was the valedictorian of her graduating class.

Personal -- Exercise sports science major with a marketing/ communication minor . . . born April 7, 1984 . . . daughter of Dewayne Torres and Tami Torres.