12 Katherine Appelbe
12 Katherine Appelbe
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Xavier College Preparatory
Position: Catcher/Outfield
Bats/Throws: L/R

Freshman 2012
Logged a hit and an RBI against Cal State Bakersfield March 10 … Went 2 for 4 at San Diego State March 15 … In first Ivy League game, went 2 for 2 with an RBI and two runs scored and recorded two RBI in Game 2 at Cornell March 30 … Went 1 for 1 and scored two runs in series finale against Yale April 15 … Was 1 for 2 with a run scored in Game 2 against Dartmouth April 29

Before Harvard
Played varsity softball all four years of high school … 2011 AIA Scholar Athlete nominee … Named 2011 Outstanding Senior Athlete and Offensive Player of the Year … Earned 5A Division I Fiesta and first-team All-Region honors … Named to the 2010 Arizona Republic All-Metro Team … 2010 Xavier Most Valuable Player … 2009 5A Division I Desert Valley first-team All-Region … Named the 2009 Xavier Defensive Player of the Year … A two-year recipient of the Xavier Outstanding Hustle award … Lead her team in hits and runs during her junior and senior years.


National Honor Society member 2009-11 … AIA Scholar Athlete Award recipient all four years of high school … Honored with a 2009 academic letter … Key Club member 2008-10 … Served as a student ambassador from 2008-11 … Volunteer for the Andre House, Special Olympics, Beatitudes, and the Boys and Girls Club 2008-11 … Grandfather, Glen Wilson, played football at Wisconsin … Cousin, Shelby Cullinan, is currently a diver at Texas.