Katie Louis
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    Katie Louis

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    O'Fallon, Ill.

    High School:
    O'Fallon

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    1B/INF

    Birthdate:
    11/11/1983

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R


    08/18/2014

    Saluki softball accepts ice bucket challenge

    Challenges SIU football and volleyball teams

    2005
    - MVC All-Tournament Team
    Started in all 59 games at third base... Hit .229 (38-of-166) with six doubles, 12 home runs, 37 RBI, 24 runs scored and 18 walks... Tied her career high of 12 home runs, ranking third all-time at SIU in single-season home runs... Drove in six game-winning runs, five via a home run... Scored three game-winning runs... Hit two home runs in a game against Saint Louis (3/30) and Wright State (3/23)

    2004
    Started in 50 games primarily at first base, playing in 59 overall... Hit .157 (22-of-140) with four doubles, five home runs, 18 RBI, 11 runs scored, 14 walks and four sacrifices... Had a .986 fielding percentage with six errors... Had a career-high five at bats in the NCAA Region VII Tournament against Hofstra, going 2-for-5

    2003
    - First-Team All-MVC
    - MVC Rookie of the Year
    Started all 53 games... Started 38 games at first base, 10 as the designated player, three at third base and two at second base... Hit a team-high 12 home runs, ranking third all-time at SIU in single-season home runs... Batted .255 (37-of-145) with seven doubles, 12 home runs, 80 total bases, 23 walks, 33 RBI and 22 runs scored... Hit a home run against Massachusetts in a 6-1 victory in the NCAA Tournament... Hit four game-winning home runs... Named MVC Player of the Week March 24 after hitting .444 (4-of-9) with a double, two home runs, four RBI and a 1.222 slugging percentage

    Pre-SIU / O'Fallon
    Lettered all four years in softball... Named ICA first-team all-state and second-team all-state by the Chicago Tribune as a senior... Member of the Chicago Tribune's "Super 60 Seniors"...Named first-team all-area and all-metro... Had a .409 career batting average... Set school records with 145 RBI and 50 doubles... Led team to conference titles as a junior and senior... Named first- or second-team all-conference and all-area all four years

    Personal
    Majoring in marketing... carries a 3.241 cumulative grade point average... Was on the honor roll all four years in high school... Sister played softball at the University of Missouri-Rolla from 1993-96... Played select softball for the Belleville Tomahawks and the St. Louis Saints... Daughter of Ron and Paula Louis... Born on Nov. 11, 1983 in Belleville, Ill.

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