Katie Williams

#20 Katie Williams

Pos. IF
Ht. 5'6"
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Chicago, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Lane Tech [Kishwaukee C.C.]
2008: Made 36 appearances, starting on 28 occasions, in her first season with the Crusader program ... a defensive stalwart at the hot corner, committed just two errors in 87 chances on the year (.977 fielding percentage) ... registered first career hit as a pinch-hitter March 4 against Holy Cross ... drew two walks and scored a run March 14 versus UMBC ... worked two more free passes two days later against St. Peter’s ... had a big two-run single late in the game against Loyola April 5 ... registered two hits, scored a run and drove in a run in opening game of doubleheader April 11 at UIC.

Kishwaukee C.C.:
Played two years for the Kougars ... a two-time All-Conference performer ... earned First Team All-Region honors in 2007 ... named to regional All-Tournament team in 2006.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Indians ... played as a freshman and sophomore at Trinity H.S. in Lake Forest, Ill. ... a two-time All-Conference honoree at Trinity ... earned All-Conference accolades as a junior and senior at Lane Tech ... helped lead Indians to undefeated campaigns in both 2004 and 2005, winning the city championship both seasons ... served as team captain both years ... named Athlete of the Year by the Daily Herald in 2005 ... also earned four letters in basketball and two letters in volleyball.

Personal: Katie is the daughter of Robert Williams ... major is sociology ... born January 30, 1987.