Katie Thoennes
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Katie Thoennes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Normal, Ill.

High School:
Normal Community

Height:
5-10

Position:
OF

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2007 - SOPHOMORE
Appeared in 25 games with 15 starts, all in the outfield ... had a 1.000 fielding percentage on the season, and tallied nine putouts in nine chances ... tallied her first collegiate hit against Indiana State (March 28) with an infield single ... scored one run versus Lehigh (Feb. 24) at the NFCA Leadoff Classic after she took on pinch-running duties for Kelsey Warning ... recorded a career-high five putouts in right field at Indiana State (April 18) ... AFNI Athletics Honor Roll member.

2006 - FRESHMAN
Her first collegiate at-bat came against Boston (March 5) ... served primarily as a pinch runner, with spot relief in the outfield.


HIGH SCHOOL - NORMAL COMMUNITY
Three-year starter in softball and two-year starter in basketball ... earned Big 12 Conference scholar-athlete honors three-straight seasons ... her softball team made it to sectionals every season ... earned softball all-conference honorable mention honors in 2004 and 2005 ... helped lead her team to the conference championship as a junior ... as a sophomore, her .357 average ranked third in the intercity and seventh in the area.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 14, 1986 ... Parents: Terry and Cathy Thoennes ... Siblings: Brittnee (16), Beckie (13) and Jake (2) ... Major: community health education ... last name pronounced TENNIS.