|2013||Did Not Play|
Updated: May 20, 2015
2014 Third-Team NFCA Mid-Atlantic Region selection
2014 All-ACC Third-Team Selection
2015: Played in and started 55 games, all behind the plate … Batted .270 with 44 hits, including six doubles and five home runs … Drove in 32 runs and scored 13 runs … Drew 20 walks … Named to the all-tournament team at the Rainbow Wahine Classic … Her home run in the sixth inning lifted the Hokies to a 1-0 win over Hawaii in that event … Hit a home run in the NCAA Tournament … Had nine multiple-hit games and eight multi-RBI games … Scored a game-winning run and had five game-winning hits … Threw out 12 would-be base stealers.
2014: Had a breakout season after moving to catcher in the offseason … A third-team all-region selection by the NFCA … A third-team All-ACC selection … A second-team all-state selection by VaSID … Played in and started 57 games … Batted .317 with 11 doubles, two triples and nine home runs … Led the team with 49 RBIs, one short of tying the school record for a single season … Scored 23 runs and drew 15 walks … Struck out just nine times in 167 at bats … Threw out eight would-be base stealers … Had a walk-off home run to beat Ball State … Hit a huge grand slam in the sixth inning to lift Tech to a win over Syracuse in the ACC Tournament … Effort helped earn a spot on the ACC''s All-Tournament Team … Led the team with 15 multi-RBI games and had 14 multi-hit games … Had a team-leading nine game-winning hits and had scored three game-winning runs … A member of the 2014 All-ACC Academic Softball Team.
2013: Broke her foot in a non-softball accident in the winter … Redshirted.
2012: Was scheduled to redshirt before having that idea scrapped in March … Ended up playing in 15 games, starting four … Started one game at first base and three as the designated player … Had three hits, including an RBI, pinch-hit single in the NCAA Regionals against Miami (Ohio) … Scored two runs and drove in two runs … Drew three walks and was hit once … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Lettered four times at Stafford High for Coach Cathie Tobin … An honorable mention All-Met selection her senior season, as chosen by The Washington Post … A first-team all-district, second-team All-Northwest Region and first-team Freelance Star All-Area as a junior … A three-time Freelance Star All-Area selection and one-time Player of the Year choice by the paper.
Personal: Katherine Nicole Smith … Born December 11, 1992 in Oklahoma City, OK … Daughter of Richard and Lucinda Smith … Has an older brother, Alex … Graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering.