2013 Softball
Record: 25-16 Home: 14-6 Away: 10-8 Neutral: 1-2 MSC: 18-8
 
 
 
Kirsti Yates Image
#8 Kirsti Yates
Height: 5-7
Weight:
Class: JR
Position: SS
Hometown: Chillicothe, Ohio
Previous School: Adena HS
 

Honors
2013 Second-team All-MSC
2012 First-team All-MSC
2012 Academic All-MSC
2011 First-team All-MSC
2011 MSC Rookie of the Year

2013: Second-team All-MSC … One of four players to start all 39 games, playing at shortstop … Ranked second on the team in slugging percentage (.587), third in batting average (.333), and fifth in on-base percentage (.383) … Finished second on the team in RBI (32) and home runs (8) and was one of four players to finish with at least 20 RBI and 20 runs … Recorded a hit in 27 games, including six three-hit games … Went 3-for-4 with two home runs and five RBI against Pikeville (3/29) … Hit walk-off home runs against UVA-Wise (4/7) and Cumberland (4/20) … Helped turn four double plays and a finished with a .974 fielding percentage.

2012: First-team All-MSC ... One of four players to start all forty games … Batted .300 with a .523 slugging percentage (second-best on the team) and a .350 on-base percentage … Led the team in home runs (7), RBI (35) and total bases (68) … Was second on the team in walks (8), third in runs scored (24) and fourth in doubles (8) … Finished with a .958 fielding percentage and caught three runners stealing from behind the plate.

2011: MSC Freshman of the Year ... All-MSC selection ... Started all 38 games ... Led the team in five statistical categories including batting average (.343), doubles (8), home runs (4), total bases (57) and slugging percentage (.538) ... Accumulated 18 RBI, 16 walks and two stolen bases.

 

Year GP-GS Avg AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB SO SB
2011 38-38 0.343 108 30 37 8 0 4 18 57 0.528 16 25 2-6
2012 40-40 0.300 130 24 39 8 0 7 35 68 0.523 8 26 0-0
2013 39-39 0.333 126 24 42 8 0 8 32 74 0.587 9 20 3-4
Career 117-117 0.324 364 78 118 24 0 19 85 199 0.547 33 71 5-10

 

    Career Highs  
Hits 4 Twice, MR: Pikeville 3/13/12
Runs 4 St. Ambrose 3/15/11
RBI 5 Pikeville 3/29/13
Doubles 3 Cumberlands 3/23/13
Triples      
Home Runs 2 Two times, MR: Pikeville 3/29/13
Total Bases 9 Two times, MR: Pikeville 3/29/13
BB 3 St. Ambrose 3/15/11
SB 1 Five times, MR: Pikeville 4/27/13
 
 
2013 Softball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
1Kelsey JenkinsSOOFL/R5-3Wheelersburg, OhioWheelersburg HS
2Brytan GivensSO2BR/R5-4Frankfort, OhioAdena HS
4Holly BrabsonJR1BR/R5-7Piketon, OhioPiketon HS
7Tiffani HaleFR3BR/R5-3Oak Hill, OhioOak Hills HS
8Kirsti YatesJRSSR/R5-7Chillicothe, OhioAdena HS
9Hannah FosterSO3BR/R5-4Portsmouth, OhioPortsmouth HS
11Tara PraterJRPR/L5-6Hilliard, OhioHilliard Davidson HS
12Allie ChapmanSOPR/L5-2Chesapeake, OhioChesapeake HS
13Ericka LeightySROFR/R5-7South Point, OhioSouth Point HS
18Ali ThompsonSRPR/R5-7Franklin Furnace, OhioGreen HS
20Hannah DittoeFR3BR/R5-11Pickerington, OhioPickerington Central HS
22Katy BenderSOOFL/R5-6Canal Winchester, OhioPickerington HS
27Abbey BarrettJRCR/R5-4Franklin Furnace, OhioGreen HS
Ralph Cole - Head Coach - 22nd season
Amy McGuire - Assistant Coach - 3rd season
Katie Daniel - Assistant Coach - 3rd season
Wayne Speas - Assistant Coach - 3rd season
Rob Appell - Assistant Coach - 7th season