19 Kate Black
19 Kate Black
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
High School: Grace Christian Academy
Position: OF
Last School: Campbellsville University
Bats/Throws: R/R

Statistics: 2015 | 2016 | 2017

As a Senior (2017): Played in 25 games, earning one start ... Scored first run of the season against UMBC (2/10) at the Belmont Winter Fest Tournament ... Notched lone stolen base of the season in game one against Kennesaw State (3/8) ... Recorded consecutive runs in games from April 9-14 ... Tallied a season-high three putouts in the Battle of the Boulevard game against Lipscomb (4/25).

As a Junior (2016): Saw action in 37 games, recording seven starts ... Recorded two put outs in season opener against Florida A&M (2/12) at the Sand Dollar Classic ... Notched first run of the season versus Texas State (2/20) at the LA Tech Invitational ... Went 1-for-1 at the plate in the Mid-State Classic vs. No. 16 Tennessee (3/8) ... Crossed the plate for a run as a pinch runner against Morehead State (3/19) ... Added a run to the Belmont tally as a pinch runner against Tennessee Tech (4/2) ... Recorded a sacrifice hit and an RBI in game two at Austin Peay (4/9) ... Reached base on four balls in game two at Murray State (4/10) ... Picked up first stolen base of the season at MTSU (4/26) ... Earned OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll distinction.

As a Sophomore (2015): Made appearances in 31 contests, earning 16 starts ... Batted .125 in first year as a Bruin with 11 runs, five hits and three RBI ... Notched first run of the season versus Northwestern State (2/21) ... Recorded lone walk of the season against Jackson State (2/21) ... Standout game against Alabama A&M (2/28) with two runs, two hits, and two RBI ... Also talied a season-high two stolen bases versus the Bulldogs ... Collected three putouts versus Eastern Kentucky (3/15) ... Had two runs at Memphis (3/17) ... Matched season-best three putouts at Morehead State (4/11) ... Received 2014-15 National Fastpitch Coach Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar Athlete honors.

Prior to Belmont: Mid-year transfer, joined the team in January 2015 ... A 2013 graduate of Grace Christian Academy in Knoxville, Tennessee ... An All-State selection her junior and senior years at Grace Christian ... Played one season at Campbellsville University located in Campbellsville, Kentucky, helping the Tigers to a program-best 44 victories in 2014. 

Personal: Full name is Katelyn Elizabeth Black ... Born December 29, 1994 in Ashville, North Carolina ... Daughter of David and Janet Black ... Has one brother, Tyler ... Lists Derek Jeter as her favorite athlete ... Favorite movies are Remember the Titans and Radio ... Lists favorite singers as Luke Bryan and John Mayer.