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  Kate Nygaard
Kate Nygaard

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salt Lake City

Last College:
Salt Lake CC

Height:
5-7

Position:
C/1B

Experience:
TR

Throws:
R/R

Utah: Solid leader ... strong arm and a powerful bat ... a great contact hitter ... potential to drive in a lot of runs.

2004 - played and started in all but one game ... hit .208 for the season ... tallied 31 hits in 149 at bats ... third on the team with 10 home runs ... also hit two doubles while knocking in 26 RBI ... finished the season with a hit in each of the last three games ... went 2-for-2 with three RBI and two home runs against New Mexico (4/16) ... hit 2-for-2 with two RBI against UC-Riverside (2/15) and 2-for-3 with two RBI against San Diego State (5/7) ... was 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI in MWC Championship game against San Diego State (5/15) ... went 2-for-5 in two games at the NCAA tournament ... had six multi-hit games.

At Salt Lake CC - In 2003, named second-team JUCO All-American ... led Salt Lake Community College to the Scenic West Conference Championship ... named second-team all-region and team MVP ... played for the NJCAA all-stars in the Canada Cup ... led the Bruins with 14 doubles, four triples, eight home runs and a .712 slugging percentage ... received first-team all-region honors in 2002 ... ranked second in the conference with a .448 batting average.

High School/Club - Led Cottonwood High School in hitting and was named MVP in 2000 ... voted all-region from 1998-2001 ... four-year letterwinner in softball ... club team was the Blue Bullets.

Statistics
Year AVG G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI S-SF BB SO SB-A PO AS E PCT 2002* .448 47-46 143 30 64 14 1 9 52 0-1 9 14 1-1 58 54 21 .842 2003* .397 49-49 146 33 58 14 4 8 48 0-1 29 9 1-2 266 51 3 .991 2004 .208 55-55 149 14 31 2 0 10 26 2-0 18 40 0-0 94 17 7 .941 Totals .349 151-150 438 77 153 30 5 27 126 2-2 56 63 2-3 418 122 31 .931 *at Salt Lake Community College


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