|High School:||Monrovia HS|
UC SANTA BARBARA
2010: Played in 27 games, starting 18 primarily as the designated hitter...Batted .191 on the year with a .200 average in Big West games...Posted 13 hits, one double, two RBI, one walk, one stolen base and two runs...Went 2-for-5 with a stolen base in an 11-inning win over Cal State Bakersfield (Mar. 26)...Also posted a pair of hits against UC Riverside (Apr. 17)...Had a pair of three-game hit streaks during the season (Mar. 23 thru Mar. 26 and Apr. 11 thru Apr. 17)...Posted a 1.000 fielding percentage during three appearances in the outfield...Had hits in her last two appearances of the season, including a double against Pacific (May 9).
2009 First Team All-Big West
2009: Batted .287 on the season and was third on the team, hitting .300 in Big West contests...Tallied nine runs, two doubles, eight RBI and had a .340 on-base percentage...Had four multiple hit showings in conference games and went 6-for-10 in the three-game series against league champion Cal Poly...Tied for third among league leaders in conference play with five sac bunts...Had multiple hits on six occasions, including a season-high three hits in the narrow 6-5 loss at Cal Poly (Apr. 5)...Posted a season best two RBI while going 2-for-2 against San Diego (Mar. 11) during the Gauchos' home opener...Had a hit in each game of the conference series with Cal State Northridge.
2008: Played in 33 games as a freshman, starting 28...Batted .259 during the season, tallying 21 hits, 11 runs, three doubles, one triple and eight RBI...Posted a season-high three hits during win over UC Riverside (Mar. 29), a game in which she went 3-for-5 with a run, a double and a RBI...Had a season-best two RBI on two ocassions: against St. John's (Feb. 25) and Syracuse (Feb. 29)...In the game against St. John's, she also scored a season-high three runs...Hit .308 during conference contests with a .357 on-base percentage.
Played at Monrovia High School in the Rio Hondo League...Posted a .395 batting average...Was named First Team All-Rio Hondo League, First Team All-San Gabriel Valley, and First Team All-CIF three consecutive seasons, 2005-07...Following her sophomore campaign, she was named the Rio Hondo League Co-MVP.
Played for the So Cal Filly's, Cal Lite, and OC Outlaws.
Katie Jean McWhirter was born in Bellflower, Calif. on February 6, 1989...Daughter of Kari and Tony McWhirter...Has a younger sister named Rachael...Has yet to declare a major at UCSB but aspires to one day be a kindergarten teacher...If she didn't play softball, she would play soccer or basketball...Her favorite sports team is the Dallas Mavericks... "Zoolander", "Wayne's World", and "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" are among her favorite movies... "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is her favorite television show...Taping her wrist and her batting routine are two of her superstitions.
YearAvgGP/GSABRH2B3BHRRBIBBOB%SB/ATT 2008.25933/2881112131088.3411/3 2009.28737/339492720086.3402/2 2010.19127/186821310021.2031/1 TOTAL.25197/7924322616101815.3044/6
|At-bats||5||three times||4/3/10 - most recent|
|Hits||3||three times||4/5/09 - most recent|
|Runs Batted In||2||three times||3/11/10 - most recent|
|Stolen Bases||1||four times||3/26/10 - most recent|
|Walks||2||twice||2/25/08 - most recent|