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8 Amy McKean
Amy  McKean

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kent, Wash.

High School:
Kentlake

Height:
5-7

Position:
1B/C

B/T:
R/R


VIRGINIA NOTES
• Will see quality playing time in 2007 at first base, catcher and designated player
• A natural catcher with a strong arm
• Knee injuries have limited her time behind the plate
• A very good hitter with great power
• Working hard at learning first base
• The strongest player on the team

2006 (THIRD-YEAR)
• A VaSID All-State Second Team selection
• Started 37 games - 27 at designated player and 11 at catcher
• Led team with a career-best .310 (31-100) batting average
• Posted a team-high .590 slugging percentage
• Led team with nine multiple-RBI games
• Third on team with nine multiple-hit games
• Missed 14 games with a knee injury
• Was hitting .378 (28-74) before injury
• Hit a career-best seven home runs in her first 25 games (all before being hurt)
• Hit home runs in consecutive games vs. St. Joseph's (Mar. 3), South Dakota State (Mar. 4) and Evansville (Mar. 4)
• Named to Buzz Classic All-Tournament Team (Mar. 3-5)
• Recorded three-hit games vs. Cal State Fullerton (Mar. 7) and Cal State Northridge (Mar. 9)
• Career-best three RBI vs. South Dakota State and Evansville

2005 (SECOND-YEAR)
• Made 22 starts - 18 at designated player, three at third base and one at catcher
• Tied for the team lead with 14 pinch-hit at-bats
• Had three multiple-RBI games and one multiple-hit game
• Went 3-4 with a double and two RBI vs. Charlotte (Feb. 19)
• Hit only home run of the season against NC State (Mar. 26)

2004 (FIRST-YEAR)
• Started 29 games - 25 at third base, three at designated player and one at catcher
• Six of 15 hits were for extra bases (three doubles and three home runs)
• Hit first career home run - a two-run shot - vs. Western Kentucky (Feb. 20)
• Went 3-6, with a homer, three RBI and a run scored in a doubleheader vs. Liberty (Apr. 20)

KENTLAKE HIGH SCHOOL
• 2003 captain and team MVP
• Named Impact Player of the Year
• 2003 first-team all-area and all-state pick
• Seattle Post Intelligencer MVP
• Gatorade Washington state Player of the Year
• 2003 second-team Student Sports All-American
• Seattle Times state Athlete of the Week recipient in 2003
• Seattle Times and South County Journal Athlete of the Week award winner
• 2002 All-South Puget Sound League catcher
• 2001 first-team South Puget Sound League pick as an outfielder
• Recipient of school's "Miss Hustle" award in 2002
• Set school record for triples and RBI in 2001
• Team captured the 2001 South Puget League Championship
• Runners-up honors in the Washington 4A Fastpitch Championships
• Earned a letter in gymnastics
• Member of National Honor Society
• Honor Roll student

TRAVEL BALL
• Played for Roger Blier as a member of the Washington Lady Hawks
• Helped team to a 17th-place finish at the 2003 gold nationals
• Team was 17th at the 2002 ASA 18U "A" Nationals
• Team was second in the 2001 NSA Western World Series

PERSONAL
• Born April 21, 1985 in Renton, Wash.
• Daughter of Susan and Scott McKean
• Has a younger brother, Ryan
• Majoring in economics with a minor in computer science

McKean's Career Statistics

Year G AVG AB H 2B 3B HR R RBI BB SO SB PO AST E
2004 32 .190 79 15 3 0 3 7 8 6 27 0 28 54 12
2005 37 .200 80 16 3 0 1 4 9 4 28 1 18 5 1
2006 40 .310 100 31 7 0 7 9 24 17 25 1 79 4 1
Career 109 .239 259 62 13 0 11 20 41 27 80 2 125 63 14

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