7 - Karly McLaughlin
Karly McLaughlin
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Edwardsville, Ill.
High School: Edwardsville
Position: MI/P
Major: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Bats/Throws: R/R

2012: Played in and started 32 games as a freshman … tied for the team lead in hits, second in runs scored and slugging percentage, third in batting average … also made 16 pitching appearances, starting seven games … struck out 27 batters in 36.0 innings with one win … recorded hits in seven of the final eight games of the season … went 4-for-4 with three runs scored in a game two win over Smith (4/17) … went 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored in victory over Wentworth (4/11) … allowed just one run over five innings during 1-0 loss to Middlebury (3/26) … struck out nine over five innings to earn first win of the year against Wentworth (4/11).

Off the Diamond: Majoring in aeronautics and astronautics … Society of American Military Engineers Scholarship.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Edwardsville High School … led Edwardsville to Illinois High School Association Class 4A state runner-up in 2009 … MVP of Edwardsville Tigers select team in 2008 … named MVP of O’Fallon Tomahawks select team in 2010 … team captain of Edwardsville and O’Fallon select teams … National Honors Society.

Personal: Daughter of Lorella and Bill McLaughlin … family member was on the wrestling team at Western Illinois University.