2016 NCAA Division III National Champions
KK Stevens
2016-17 Softball
NO
21
POS
IF
B/T
L/R
HT
5-8
CL-EXP
SR-3L
HOMETOWN
Plano, Texas
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Plano East SH
KK Stevens

UT Tyler Honors & Awards:
- NFCA All-American (2015)
- NFCA Diamond Catcher of the Year (2015)
- NFCA All-West Region First Team (2015)
- NFCA All-West Region Second Team (2016)
- ASC Co-Player of the Year (2015)
- First Team All-ASC (2015, 2016)
- Second Team All-ASC (2014)
- ASC All-Academic (2015, 2016)

Junior (2016): KK Stevens enters her senior season with 152 hits and 18 home runs in her career after a junior season where she hit .365 with eight home runs, 36 RBI and 57 total hits for the NCAA DIII National Champions... Stevens started all 54 games at catcher for the Patriots without making an error... Steven finished last season with 16 multi-hit games including going 4-for-4 in a win over Sul Ross... She put together a team-best streak of reaching base in 27 games during the course of the season and had eight multi-RBI games... She led the team with four games with three RBI... Stevens had four hits in Salem including a home run against St. John Fisher.

Sophomore (2015): Stevens earned her All-American status after hitting .407 and producing 50 RBI during her sophomore season for the Patriots…. At catcher, she eight assists and did not commit an error in a season where she started all 55 games and helped the Patriots to the NCAA DIII national finals… She would finish the season with 61 hits that included 15 doubles and eight home runs… She would post a .486 on-base percentage with 22 walks… Stevens ended the year with 19 multi-hit and 12 multi-RBI performances for the Patriots.

Freshman (2014): Started 45 of 47 games as a true freshman for the Patriots...Finished the season with a .309 batting average in 110 at-bats...Hit two homers and totaled 22 RBI...Finished with 10 runs scored and 34 hits...Finished tied for third on the year with 11 doubles. 

High School: Played for coach Karen Kalhoefer at Plano East Sr. High School...2013 Catcher of the Year District 10-5A...Plano East Female Athlete of the Year 2013...2010- 2013 Academic All District 10-5A...Plano East Big Stick Award 2011 & 2013...2nd Team All District 10-5A 2010, 2011...1st Team All district 10-5A 2012.

Club Team: Texas Fusion Gold (Rachel Riley) 

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Debra Stevens...One sibling- Garrett

Major: Mathematics

Why UT Tyler?: "It gave me the chance to excel in the classroom (through the Honors Program) and on the field. I also chose it for the winning tradition that had been established by those that came before me and the coaching staff."

BEYOND THE GAME
FAVORITE PRO SPORTS TEAM: Texas Rangers
FAVORITE ATHLETE: Adrian Beltre
FAVORITE MOVIE: Any of the Harry Potter movies
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Grey’s Anatomy
FAVORITE BAND/MUSICIAN: Dixie Chicks
FAVORITE FOOD: Chipotle
FAVORITE HOBBY:  hanging out with my family and my cats.
FAVORITE SOFTBALL MEMORY: Winning the National Championship!
FUNNIEST TEAMMATE: Abby Frame
MOST SERIOUS TEAMMATE: Me

Year  avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2014....  .309 47-45 110 10 34 11 0 2 22 51 .464 12 5 14 0 .398 1 4 0-0 222 11 1 .996
2015....  .407 55-55 150 32 61 15 0 8 50 100 .667 22 3 20 0 .486 2 3 0-0 278 8 0 1.000
2016....  .365 54-54 156 22 57 8 0 8 36 89 .571 24 4 16 2 .457 2 2 0-0 289 13 0 1.000
TOTAL...  .365 156-154 416 64 152 34 0 18 108 240 .577 58 12 50 2 .452 5 9 0-0 789 32 1 .999
CAREER ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Most times reached on CI: t-1st (2)
Highest fielding pct.: 2nd (.999)
Most chances: 2nd (822)
Most putouts: 2nd (789)
Most caught stealing by: 3rd (14)
Most runners picked off: t-3rd (1)
Lowest stolen base against pct.: 4th (.725)
Most passed balls: 4th (4)
Most times struck out: 5th (50)
Most stolen bases against: 5th (37)
Most intentional walks: t-5th (1)
Most times grounded into DP: t-5th (2)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Lowest stolen base against pct.: 1st (.583 in 2015)
Most games played: t-1st (55 in 2015)
Most games started: t-1st (55 in 2015)
Most times reached on CI: t-1st (2 in 2016)
Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000 in 2015)
Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000 in 2016)
Most runners picked off: t-3rd (1 in 2015)
Most games started: t-4th (54 in 2016)
Most times grounded into DP: t-4th (2 in 2016)
Most games played: t-5th (54 in 2016)