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#23 - Kaitlyn Ranieri
2013-14 Softball
POS.
OF
B/T
L/L
HT.
5'2"
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
Schererville, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Lake Central
Kaitlyn Ranieri

2013: Appeared in 61 games as a freshman for the Crusaders, starting 59 times in the outfield ... a Second Team All-Horizon League honoree ... finished season hitting .314 with 35 runs scored and 16 RBIs ... finished second in the league in hits (61) and walks (31), fifth in runs scored, tied for fifth in doubles (12) and ninth in on-base percentage (.417) ... 31 walks is second-most in a single season in Crusader history, while 61 hits rank fifth on Valpo's single-season chart ... also matched Valpo record for most at-bats in a season (194) ... hit .350 in league-only play with 14 RBIs ... drew 18 walks in league play to lead the league, while her .513 on-base percentage in league-only action ranked fifth ... registered team-best 16 multi-hit games on the season ... also drew multiple walks six times on the year ... picked up triple as part of 2-for-3 game against Western Michigan Feb. 24 ... went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and two RBIs Mar. 1 against UNC Wilmington ... tallied three hits and two RBIs Mar. 9 against Colgate ... came up with two more three-hit games on spring break trip, Mar. 15 versus Temple and Mar. 17 against Cornell ... tallied two hits in both ends of a doubleheader sweep of Green Bay Mar. 30 ... set program record for walks drawn in a game, earning four free passes at Detroit Apr. 21 ... also hit by a pitch that game as well, scoring two runs without an official at-bat ... dominated a three-game series to close out regular season against Youngstown State May 4-5, going 7-for-10 with two runs scored, two RBIs and six walks over the three games ... delivered game-tying hit in the 12th inning and walk-off hit in the 14th inning of middle game of series versus YSU ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a double in first elimination game of HL Championship, a win over UIC May 9 ... again dominated Youngstown State on Championship Saturday May 11, combining to go 3-for-7 with three runs scored, an RBI, a walk and a double over the two Crusader wins ... went 2-for-5 with a run scored in Valpo's first-ever NCAA Tournament win, May 18 over Central Michigan.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Indians ... earned All-Region and All-Conference accolades in each of her final three seasons ... selected as Lake Central's Team MVP for her sophomore and senior seasons ... played for Bull Sox Academy 18U Gold squad in her final year of travel ball, which went to the ASA Gold Nationals.

Personal: Kaitlyn is the daughter of Rick and Dana Ranieri ... major is nursing ... born December 23, 1993.

W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo 2 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24 #21/21 Notre Dame 7
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo