MU Softball BIO
14 Katie Baron
2016 (Sophomore): Made 46 starts, including 44 in right field, while seeing action in all 50 games… Hit .276 with four home runs, 21 runs scored and 20 RBI’s, while being recording a team-high 14 hit-by-pitches… She led the team with a .412 batting average and .492 on-base percentage in MAAC play, while also adding three home runs, 13 runs scored and 12 RBI’s… Added eight multi-hit games… Went 3-for-4 with her first-career home run, a double, three runs scored and two RBI’s in a win over Fairleigh Dickinson… Went 4-for-4 with a home run, two doubles, four runs scored and three RBI’s in the Hawks’ doubleheader sweep of hOURglass rival Rider… Went 2-for-3 with a stolen base and a run scored in Game 1 of a doubleheader sweep at Iona… Homered, scored twice and drove in three in a road sweep of Quinnipiac… Drove in three and scored twice in a sweep at Wagner… Went 3-for-5 with a two-run home run and three runs scored in a doubleheader against league champion Marist… Her two-run single in the bottom of the sixth against Siena tied the game at 9-9 after Monmouth had trailed 9-1 and the Hawks went on to win the game in eight innings and sweep the doubleheader… Also made one appearance in the circle, tossing a perfect inning to close out a victory over FDU.  

2015 (Freshman):
Saw action in 21 games, including 14 starts… Hit .167 (8-for-48) with two RBI’s and three runs scored… Was hit by two pitches and drew three walks… Made her collegiate debut at Campbell (Mar. 8), going 1-for-2 with a single, a hit-by-pitch, a run scored and an RBI… Added a base hit and a run scored against Fairfield (Mar. 14)… Had consecutive two-hit efforts against Illinois Chicago (Mar. 15) and Stetson (Mar. 17)… added an RBI against the Flames and a walk and a run scored against the Hatters… Walked twice at North Florida (Mar. 19)… Added a hit against Princeton (Mar. 25) and Delaware (Apr. 8).

Before Monmouth:
A two-time All-Shore Conference First Team selection at Saint John Vianney… Led the Lancers to two State Championships, three Shore Conference Championships, three South Jersey Parochial “A” Titles, three Division Championships and three County Championships… Had 39 hits with four home runs, a triple, 14 doubles and 24 runs scored as a senior after totaling 30 hits with a school-record 10 home runs, five doubles, 36 RBI’s and 25 runs scored as a junior… Totaled 28 hits, including two home runs, three triples and 10 doubles, with 24 RBI’s and 22 runs scored as a sophomore… A four-year honor roll student… Participated in the More Than Special Club, helping children with disabilities… Also took part in the Pax Cristi and Key Club, the Ambassadors Club and the Raine Foundation.

Personal: The daughter of Lynda and James Baron… Majoring in business with a concentration in marketing.

2015 .167 21 14 48 3 8 0 0 0 2
2016 .276 50 46 123 21 34 6 0 4 20
TOTAL .246 71 60 171 24 42 6 0 4 22
2015 INF 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 3 2 0
2016 0.00 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 21.00 0-0 2 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 3 3 2 0

Position: Outfielder
Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Matawan, NJ
High School: St. John Vianney
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