Katie Krzus
INF/OF

Katie Krzus

#20

INF/OF

Year Junior
Height 5-9
Hometown Orland Park, Ill.
Last School Carl Sandburg
B/T R/R
Katie Krzus

Biography

  • 2016 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2017 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2018 ACC Academic Honor Roll

As a Junior (2018): Played in all 54 games, making 53 starts at first base … Ranked second on the team in batting average at .284 … Tied for the team lead in home runs with nine … Led the team in hits and RBI with 46 and 33, respectively … Had a four home run weekend at the Camel Stampede (Feb. 23-25 ) … Recorded a career-high six RBI at Campbell (Feb. 25) … Had three three-RBI games against Fairfield (Feb. 23), Pacific (March 23) and Pittsburgh (April 13) … Had two two-home run games against Campbell (Feb. 25) and Pacific (March 23).

As a Sophomore (2017): Played in 44 games, making 40 starts … Hit a career-best .303 with 40 hits, 26 RBI, six doubles and four home runs for 16 RBI … Hit a grand slam against No. 24 Cal (Feb. 11) … Played flawless defense in ACC play … Tallied 13 multiple-hit games … Went 4-for-4 with two runs, three RBI, a double and a home run against Georgia Southern (April 19) … Went 3-for-4 with a run and two doubles against Notre Dame (March 11) … In a doubleheader against Samford, went 5-for-7 with three runs, three RBI and a double.

As a Freshman (2016): Earned a starting role at first base on March 5 and started every game since, batting in the three or four spots … Tallied eight multiple hit games … Recorded a seven-game reached base streak in which she hit .368 with seven hits, five runs, one home run, three RBI and slugged .526 … Handled all 312 chances at first base, making just one error as a freshman … Second on the team with seven sacrifice bunts … Recorded three hits at Syracuse (April 2) … Hit her first collegiate home run against Hartford (March 19).

High School: Krzus lettered three seasons under James Fabianski as a first baseman and outfielder at Carl Sandburg High School … Led her team to a runner-up finish in the 4A IHSA State Championship … Went 3-for-4 with a homerun in the Class 4A Seminfinal win … Named to the 2014 Southtown Star All-Area team and 2014 22nd Century Media second team … Made the Sub-Times All-Star team and the Regional News All-Area team in 2013 … A four-year member of the school’s honor roll.

Personal: Born Katherine Irene Krzus on July 23, 1997 in Oak Lawn, Ill. … Daughter of Thomas and Anna Krzus … Sister to Joe and Mike … Majoring in business administration.