Miscellaneous:Skilled defender who will provide solid glove in relief role in Army's outfield ... veteran with two years of experience to draw upon ... saw increased role last year, drawing several starts, in left field ... also drew time as pinch hitter and runner ... good range in the outfield complemented by a strong and accurate throwing arm ... has a solid bat ...can produce at plate and worked hard to become more of a threat ... letterwinner.
2003: Drew eight starts, mainly in left field, in 22 appearances ... made just one fielding error in 11 chances ... six starts came in non-league portion of schedule, including both games against nationally-ranked and NCAA participant Hofstra ... recorded a pair of putouts in first game against the Pride ... started first two games in Patriot League series with Bucknell ... scored lone run of season as pinch runner in 8-6 loss to Cornell ... one of three runs to cross in the bottom of the seventh before rally was nipped by the Big Red.
2002: Appeared in 18 games ... collected three hits in 14 plate appearances and scored twice in batting .214 ... two of three hits came opposite Maryland-Eastern Shore at the Rebel Spring Games ... stroked a single and scored in first trip to the plate in the bottom of the third followed by a double in 2-for-3 performance ... stayed in the game, filling in at left field ... second hit of the season came opposite Lafayette in home Patriot League debut ... closed out scoring in 7-0 win over the Leopards in the first game, then ripped a single as a pinch hitter in a 6-1 nightcap decision ... drew first collegiate start as the designated player in the third game of the four-game Lafayette series.
High School: Four-sport standout at North Stafford High ... led softball team to district runner-up honors three times ... earned all-district honors as an outfielder sophomore, junior and senior years and an all-area pick twice ... also played club ball for Stafford Heat, 16U Stafford Surge and Sterling Baselines ... four-time letterwinner in field hockey along with earning a pair of track letters ... also played basketball ... selected for district honors in field hockey and indoor track ... field hockey team captured regional title ... competed in the shot put in track ... school's top female athlete senior year.
Personal: Given name is Katie Lucille Thomen ... born Nov. 23, 1982 ... parents' names are Bonnie and David Thomen ... majoring in Computer Science.