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#22 Tracy Kaatz
Position: Outfielder
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Richmond, Mich.
Other College: Macomb Community College
Tracy Kaatz
Courtesy: -
Release: 12/13/2006

Returning first team All-MAC selection ... has developed into a team leader ... one of the nation’s top base stealers ...  already ranks fourth in CMU history with 63 stolen bases, despite playing just two years ... speed forces opponents to make mistakes ... recipient of CMU’s prestigious 2008 Dick Enberg Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award which recognizes a junior who excels at the highest levels both on the playing field and in the classroom. 

2008 — First team All-MAC selection and Academic All-MAC pick ... named third team Academic All-District ... ranked fourth in the nation and led the MAC with 0.82 stolen bases per game ... started all 45 games ... ranked third in the MAC with a .360 batting average and mark rose to .395 in MAC games ... led the MAC in hits (1.31 per game) and ranked seventh in triples (0.07 per game) ... stole 37 bases in 39 attempts to rank second in school history for stolen bases in a season ...  posted 15 multiple-hit games and three multiple-RBI games ... notched a 15-game hitting streak ... hit .406 with runners in scoring position ... tied her own school record with four stolen bases against UNC Greensboro (2/16/08) ... notched a pair of four-hit games.

2007 — Named the MAC’s Nan Harvey Sportsmanship Award recipient ... stole 26 bases to tie for fourth on CMU’s single season list ... was 26-for-29 in stolen base attempts, and the 26 steals tied for second in the MAC ... played in all 47 games with 46 starts ... hit .348 to rank eighth in the MAC and batted .281 in league play ... tied a CMU single-game record with four stolen bases at Akron (5/5/07) after going 4-for-4 at the plate ... batted .400 through the first half of the season ... had 17 multiple-hit games and one multiple-RBI game ... notched five three-hit games and one four-hit outing. 

MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE — Named NJCAA Division II adidas Golden Shoe Award winner for baserunning ...  earned second team NJCAA All-America honors ... set MCC single-season records for hits (87), runs (57), stolen bases (67) and batting average (.561) ... stole 67 bases in 71 tries ... ranked second nationally in both batting average and stolen bases. 

HIGH SCHOOL —  Twice named first team Division 2 all-state by the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association ... hit .561 as a senior with 45 stolen bases ... helped lead team to state semifinals as a senior ... earned letters in softball (four), volleyball (four) and basketball (two) ... high school coach was Howard Stuart and played summer ball for Mark Nemitz and the Michigan Bulldogs. 

PERSONAL — Born Tracy Lee Kaatz on November 13, 1987 in Mount Clemens, Mich. ... nicknames are Tra, T-money and Trace-Face ... parents are Randy and Mary Kaatz ... majoring in logistics... aspires to be a head of a supply chain management department ... sports a 3.78 grade point average ... member of the Supply Chain Management Association ... lists Natasha Watley as sports hero and deceased mother as non-sports hero ... top moment in athletics was hitting a home run in the conference finals at Macomb CC.

 

Year avg gp-gs ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb slg% bb hbp so gdp ob% sf sh sb-att po a e fld%
2007.... .348 47-46 164 33 57 0 2 1 7 64 .390 7 0 20 0 .374 0 2 26-29 29 1 3 .909
2008.... .360 45-45 164 25 59 2 3 0 13 67 .409 5 1 18 0 .382 0 4 37-39 57 2 3 .952
TOTAL... .354 92-91 328 58 116 2 5 1 20 131 .399 12 1 38 0 .378 0 6 63-68 86 3 6 .937