8 K.K. Wopat
8 K.K. Wopat
Height: 5-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Edwardsville, Ill.
High School: Edwardsville
Position: OF
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Bats/Throws: R/R

2014: Playing in and started 21 games throughout her junior season … 63 at-bats … seven runs on 17 hits … drove in seven runs … had a .270 batting average and a .857 fielding percentage.

2013: Appeared in all 33 games during her sophomore year … 77 at-bats … had eight runs in 15 hits … was one of only a handful of Engineers to hit a triple during the season … drove in 10 runs and stole one base … appeared as the catcher for a number of games … had a fielding percentage of .937, which was fifth on the team.

Off the Diamond: Majoring in mechanical engineering with a concentration in German … also part of the MIT field hockey team … held internships at LMI Aerospace and BMW Group … LMI Aerospace scholarship … Charles A. Wentz engineering scholarship … vice president of intellectual development at Alpha Chi Omega.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Edwardsville High School ... first team Metro Athletic Association all-conference as a junior ... varsity Outstanding Defensive Player as a junior and senior ... was also a member of the softball team ... National Honor Society ... German Honor Society vice president ... Tri-M Music Honor Society ... recipient of the Silver Medallion (top eight percent of the graduating class) ... Illinois state scholar ... three-time all-state viola player.