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17 Kaitlin Fitzgerald
Kaitlin  Fitzgerald

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Placentia, Calif.

High School:
Rosary

Last College:
St. John's

Height:
5-9

Position:
3B/1B

06/05/2015

Fitzgerald Named to VaSID All-State First Team

Sophomore led Cavaliers in batting average, hits and RBI

04/25/2015

Virginia Drops Doubleheader at Syracuse

Cavaliers conclude season Sunday

04/22/2015

Virginia Splits Doubleheader with Liberty

Cavaliers take second game, 4-2, after dropping first game, 3-2

04/15/2015

Virginia Earns Two Walk-Off Wins Over Longwood

Velk hits two home runs in final home game

04/12/2015

Virginia Falls 6-0 to NC State on Senior Day

Cavaliers conclude home ACC schedule

03/29/2016

Softball vs. Radford

Softball vs. Radford

2016 (Junior Season)
Started 45-of-46 games played
Made 24 starts at 3B, 19 starts at 1B and two at DH
Hit .296 with 16 runs scored, 26 RBI, 11 doubles and two home runs
Totaled 13 walks to only four strikeouts on the year
Went 5-for-5 in steal attempts
Tallied 11 multiple-hit games and six multiple-RBI games
Went 2-for-4 with season-high four RBI and two runs vs. Boise State on February 11

2015 (Sophomore Season)

• Started all 56 games, the first 26 at third base and the last 30 at first base
• Led the team in batting average (.360), hits (62) and RBI (42)
• Recorded 15 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI contests
• Had the team's longest hitting streak during the season (10)
• Posted a season-high five RBI against George Washington on Feb. 21
• Notched a season-best four hits and three runs against Delaware State on March 21
• VaSID All-State First Team

Background
• Played one season at St. John's
• Named to All-Big East First Team in 2014
• Hit .355 with three home runs and 28 RBI
• Started 51 games,was second on the squad with 11 doubles and third with 54 hits
• Before St. John's, was theTrinity League Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2013
• Named to All-Trinity League First Team in 2012 and 2013
• Named to the 2012 All-Orange County Second Team

Personal
• Daughter of Lori and John Fitzgerald
• Has a sister, Megan
• Father, John, played football for Mississippi State

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