Romero Wins B1G Softball Player of the Year; Seven Earn All-Conference
Softball Erupts for 28 Runs in Doubleheader Sweep at Penn State
Softball Seniors Luetkens, Sappingfield Voted Team 37 Captains
Luetkens' Prescription for Softball, Life Success: Do Not Hold Back
Softball Bombards Spartans with 21 Runs, Six Homers
At Michigan... Captain (2014) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2014).
Senior (2014)... Captain ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Regular Season ... Appeared in nine games, primarily as a pinch hitter ... Scored a run as a pinch runner against Michigan State (April 13) ... Connected on a pinch-hit three-run home run against Penn State (March 28) ... Team Captain.
Junior (2013)... Appeared in six games, primarily as a pinch hitter ... Hit a two-run pinch-hit home run - the first of her career - against Michigan State (April 12) ... Collected first collegiate hit against Boston College (March 5) ... Made season debut as pinch-hitter against Massachusetts and drew a walk (Feb. 17).
Sophomore (2012)... Appeared in seven games, starting one in right field ... Scored two runs on the season ... Earned first career start against Illinois State (March 11) ... Drew a walk against Penn State (Feb. 12).
Freshman (2011)... Appeared in three games as a pinch runner ... Scored a run in collegiate debut against Ohio at the FAU Kick-Off Classic (Feb. 13).
Prep... Graduated from Batavia High School (2010) ... National Honor Society ... Four-year Honor Roll ... Named Batavia HS Top Female Athlete (2010) and Most Athletic Student (2010) ... Academic All-State Student Athlete (2010) ... Four-time Western Sun Academic All-Conference selection ... All-Western Sun Conference honorable mention (2009) ... All-area honorable mention (2008) ... Led the Tri-City area in home runs (2008) ... Three-year Batavia team captain (2008, '09, '10) ... Also competed in basketball.
Personal... Katherine Mary Luetkens was born on Oct. 31, 1991 ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... neuroscience major ... Daughter of Melvin and Judith Luetkens.
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