Kate Beckemeyer

#3 Kate Beckemeyer

Pos. OF/UT
Ht. 5-7
Yr. So.
Hometown Forsyth, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Maroa-Forsyth (Parkland)

2020: Made 15 appearances in her first season at Valpo, starting 11 times - 10 times in right field and once as the DP ... hit .115 (3-for-26) with two runs scored and five RBIs ... earned first hit in a Valpo uniform and drove in first run in Feb. 9 win over UMass Lowell ... picked up a base hit in Feb. 15 win against Colgate ... drove in three runs via a two-run double and a bases-loaded walk in Feb. 29 win over Bethune-Cookman.

2019 (Parkland College): Hit .360 with 51 runs scored and 19 multi-hit games out of the leadoff spot in the order ... ranked among the top-40 overall in NJCAA Division II and second in Region 24 with 24 stolen bases while getting caught just three times ... second in the Region as well in runs scored and third with 22 walks ... posted a 6-6 record in the circle, including a shutout of no. 10 Heartland with seven strikeouts on March 23.

Prep: A two-time All-State honoree, receiving Second Team honors as a senior and Third Team accolades as a junior ... earned All-County and All-Conference recognition four times apiece ... also earned three varsity letters in basketball and two in volleyball ... class valedictorian.

Personal: Daughter of Chris and Jeff Beckemeyer ... major is civil engineering.