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Katherine

Huey

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Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'10"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cumming, Ga.
High School: South Forsyth HS
Experience: High School

Bio

Awards/Honors: ESPNW National Player of the Week (Feb. 21, 2018)

2018 - Freshman (Stats): Saw action in 41 games, including making 31 appearances in the circle … Made 35 starts and 20 in the circle … Posted a 9-9 record, tossing 57 strikeouts and allowing 102 hits with a 2.43 ERA in 109.2 innings of work … Threw three complete games and one solo shutout as well as two combined shutouts … Led the team with a .235 opponent batting average … At the plate, hit .262 with 22 hits, 13 RBI, six runs scored, four doubles and three home runs … Tallied a .417 slugging percentage, third best on the team … Recorded four multi-hit games (three two-hit and one three-hit) and four multi-RBI games … Finished the season with a pair of five-plus strikeout games, one complete game shutout and one one run or less complete game … Recorded the first win in Duke softball history, throwing 4.0 innings and striking out three at FAU (Feb. 8) … Also recorded the first complete game shutout in school history, striking out three against Michigan State in Boca Raton (Feb. 9) … Strung together 11.1 scoreless innings from Feb. 8 - Feb. 10 … Tallied Duke softball’s first home run in history with a two-run shot against Penn State on Feb. 16 … Also struck out a career-high nine batters in the same game against Penn State … Strung together a seven-game hitting streak from Feb. 16 vs. Penn State to Feb. 24 vs. Savannah State … Was named the ESPNW National Player of the Week Feb. 21 for her performance in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, which also landed her MVP honors for the weekend at the Durham Site, going 7-for-12 with eight RBI, two homers and a double … Also picked up two wins and struck out 10 batters in 8.2 innings of work during that stretch … Went 2-for-4 with two RBI at NC State (April 18), recording her fourth multi-hit and fourth multi-RBI contest.

High School/Travel Ball: 
Played four years for head coach Ronnie Davis and the South Forsyth High School War Eagles … Named First Team All-State after a standout junior season … Four-time First Team All-Region selection and a three-time Forsyth County Pitcher of the Year (2015-17) … Also earned All Region Pitcher of the Year honors during her sophomore and junior seasons … Played for three different squads throughout her travel ball career, starting with Team Georgia (John Erb) from 2010-14 then Worth Cobras (Mark Green) from Fall 2015 to Summer 2016 and the Atlanta Vipers (Steve Palazzo) from Fall 2014 to Summer 2015 and Fall 2016 to Summer 2017 … Made ASA Nationals during her freshman year in high school, followed by a top 10 finish in ASA Nationals the next year … Also earned the Triple Crown Southeast Region Championship her sophomore year … Tallied a top 15 finish at USA Elite her junior year and a top 10 placing in her last season … Also earned a PGF Nationals showing her junior year … Finished in fifth place in ASA Gold her senior season … A member of the National Honor Society.

 

Personal: Born Katherine Claire Huey in Atlanta, Ga., on Oct. 12, 1998 … Daughter of Claude (Bud) LeRoy Huey and Kay Stewart Huey … Has a sister, Elizabeth S. Huey … Her cousin, Marshall Huey, graduated from Duke in 1980 … Volunteers at the Humane Society and Angels Among Us Pet Rescue when not on the softball field … Her mom, Kay, was a middle school crab-walking champion … Plans on majoring in cultural anthropology with a minor in world health.

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