CU Softball BIO
11 Katie Pascuzzi

CREIGHTON CAREER: 2014 (Sophomore) – Appeared in 33 contests including two starts in right field ... Tied for third on the team with five stolen bases in five attempts … One of the team’s top pinch-running threats, used as a sub in 31 contests … Scored eight runs despite just 12 official at-bats … During Rebel Spring Games (March 9-15) posted two hits, scored three runs, stole three bases and notched an RBI … 2014 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

2013 (Freshman) – Saw time in 31 games with nine starts primarily in the outfield ... Tied for third on the team with four stolen bases … Hit .357 wit runners on base going 4-for-14 with five RBI … Posted a three-game hit streak from Feb. 23 – March 1 … Posted an outfield assist against Lamar (March 1) … Hit two doubles in game at Indiana State (April 13) driving in two runs.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time First Team All-State selection in Kansas … As a four-year starter in the outfield, helped lead Saint Thomas Aquinas to four regional titles and four Eastern Kansas League Championships … Team finished as Class 5A state runner-up in 2012 after a pair of third-place finishes under head coach Christine Orel … Claimed First Team All-EKL honors after earning Second Team All-EKL honors as a junior … All-Metro Kansas Second Team selection by the Kansas City Star as a junior … Ranked second with 38 career stolen bases and third at 63 career runs scored all-time in program history … Also played volleyball for first two years of school … In the offseason, participated in the ASA Nationals in College Station, Texas, with the Olathe Rockets … The Rockets were the ASA 16-A runner-up in Kansas City in 2010 … Also played summer ball for the KC Zephyrs Gold … Earned Eastern Kansas League Scholar-Athlete honors in all four seasons at Aquinas … An honor roll student each semester, she was selected to be senior ambassador in final year … Member of Spirit Club and Spirit Shop … Extremely active in community service with over 250 hours logged with various organizations in the Kansas City metro area including national organizations like the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Race for the Cure campaign and the Salvation Army among numerous others … Volunteered at Performance Rehab clinic for 20 hours of clinical observation.

PERSONAL: The daughter of Carol and Steve Pascuzzi ... One of three children: sister Christina and brother Nick ... Brother Nick plays baseball at Rockhurst University … Medical anthropology major, pre-occupational therapy.

Position: Outfielder
Height: 5'6"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas
Experience: High School