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Kate Robinson
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Kate Robinson 1896290
Position: Utility
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Upper Darby, Pa.
High School: Upper Darby

2016: Robinson appeared in all 50 games during the season, one of six Stags to earn the distinction. She was the most versatile Stag this year, spending time as a first base, second base, outfield, designated hitter, and catcher.  She ended the year with 26 RBI, third on the team. She tied for second on the team with four home runs, three of which came against non-conference opponents (Bethune-Cookman, Wagner, and Holy Cross). Her lone MAAC home run was against Saint Peter’s. Robinson collected a hit in 25 of her 47 appearances, six of which were multi-hit contests. She registered three hits against Northern Kentucky and Holy Cross. The sophomore started the season strongly by securing a hit in eight of the first nine regular season games. She batted .339 during those opening nine contest (9 of 27) with six RBI and a double. Robinson leads the team with 25 walks, putting her on base 58 times (33 hits) during the regular season. 

2015: Kate Robinson was a member of the 2014 MAAC All-Rookie team. She ranked as the team’s top hitting freshman all season long, contributing as a designated player, a catcher, and a third baseman. The rookie placed third on the team with 29 RBI and owned a .504 slugging percentage with a .397 on-base percentage. She performed exceptionally well in MAAC play with all 12 of her extra base hits (seven doubles, five home runs) coming against conference foes. Robinson recorded 10 hits in 14 at-bata during the MAAC tournament with two doubles and two RBI. She led the team with 20 RBI against MAAC teams. Robinson drove home at least one run in 15 of her 47 appearances which included nine multiple-RBI contests. She posted a personal-best four RBI in the opener against Saint Peter’s and posted three RBI in a game versus St. Joseph’s (Pa.), Siena, and Marist. The Marist game featured Robinson’s  three-run first-inning homer in the team’s 4-3 win. She posted a pinch-hit solo home run against Canisius.

 

Before Fairfield: Robinson enjoyed a great deal of success at Upper Darby High School. She was a regular in the lineup for the softball team, appearing in 64 games over four seasons. She batted .400 or higher in three of her four campaigns including a personal-best .468 as a senior. She posted 19 doubles, nine triples, and four home runs over her career, resulting in 55 RBI in 64 games. She averaged better than a hit per game with 82. Robinson was also one of the more difficult players to strike out, fanning just 12 times in 232 plate appearances. Robinson was rewarded for her play as a member of the All-Conference first team. She played club softball with the Orange Crush for several seasons. She lists psychology as her major.

 

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