Kati Jo Gabaldon

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Kati Jo Gabaldon

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Kati Jo

Gabaldon

Class
Senior

Position
OF

Hometown
Belen, New Mexico

Height
5-7
Previous School
Seward County Comm. Coll. (Kan.)

2008 (Junior): Was a Second-Team All-SAC performer as an outfielder... Was fourth on the team in batting average with a .336... One of three Rangers to play all 50 games, starting all but one game in centerfield... Led Northwestern in runs scored (40) and was second in doubles (12), home runs (7) and RBI’s (35)...One of three players to hit two home runs in a game (against USAO 4/11/08)... Started the season on a five-game hitting streak... Season-high in hits was four against Bethany (Kan.)... Recorded a high of five RBI’s against York (Neb.) and William Jewell (Mo.)... Had one triple, while slugging .575... Stole nine bases in 10 attempts...

 

Junior College: Named second-team all-conference and first-team NJCAA all-region VI while playing outfield and third base at Seward County Community College in Liberal, Kan... Ranks No. 1 and No. 2 in single-season home runs and runs batted in... Hit 19 home runs in 2005 with 50 runs batted in and hit 16 home runs in 2006 with 59 RBI’s... Ranked 12th in the nation in home runs and 22nd in RBI’s during her sophomore season... Led the team her sophomore year in runs (47), home runs (16), RBI’s (59) and slugging percentage (.758)... Hit .333 during her career for the Saints with 23 doubles, a triple and 35 home runs...

 

High School: Was an honorable mention all-conference player at third base during her junior season and at first base during her senior year at Los Lunas High School... Also played volleyball...

 

Personal: Majoring in health and sports science education with a minor in sociology...  Daughter of Alfred and Donna Gabaldon... Born March 26, 1986, in Belen, N.M...