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13   Katie Bettencourt
Katie Bettencourt

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Salem, N.H.

High School:
Salem HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


05/01/2013

Katie Bettencourt Named UMass Spring Scholar-Athlete

Senior from Salem, N.H. has a 3.21 GPA and has excelled on the softball field for five seasons

04/21/2013

UMass Swept By George Washington

Minutewomen will now open an eight-game road swing with six A-10 contests

04/20/2013

Minutewomen Host Colonials For Sunday Doubleheader

UMass has won 25 of its last 26 at Sortino Field.

04/17/2013

UMass and Hartford Meet On The Diamond Thursday For The First Time Since 1998

Thursday's game is the second in a four-game homestand

04/16/2013

UMass Wins Wild One Over UConn, 7-6

Minutewomen improve to 4-0 in 1-run games

05/01/2013

Katie Bettencourt is honored as the Female Spring Scholar-Athlete

UMass' Katie Bettencourt is honored on Wednesday, May 1 at the Sports Luncheon as the Female Spring Scholar-Athlete

05/04/2013

SB vs. BUTLER

SB vs. BUTLER Photos by Thom Kendall '93

04/07/2013

SB vs. LASALLE (1)

SB vs. LASALLE (1) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

04/06/2013

SB vs. FORDHAM

SB vs. FORDHAM Photos by Thom Kendall '93

03/27/2013

SB vs. BC

SB vs. BC Photos by Thom Kendall '93

10/04/2012

SB vs. BC

SB vs. BC Photos by Thom Kendall '93

Katie Bettencourt Videos

As A Redshirt Junior (2012): Game-by-Game Statistics
Second Team All-Atlantic 10 selection after she returned from a season-ending injury in 2011 to start all 51 games in right field ... Hit .293 with eight doubles, five home runs and 25 RBI ... In A-10 play she was third on the squad with a .357 avg and a team-high 11 walks ... Tied for the team lead with nine multi-RBI games and was third with 12 multi-hit outings ... Collected six game-winning hits and scored three game-winning runs ... Had consecutive game-winning hits during the Minutewomen's Spring Break trip to Clearwater, Fla.: a walk-off single in the 12-11 win over Chattanooga (3/17) and a run-scoring single in the fifth in the 2-1 win over Florida Gulf Coast (3/18) ... Tied her career-high with three hits at St. Bonaventure (4/8) with two runs and two RBI ... Hit a solo HR against Fairfield (4/26) to give UMass a 1-0 lead in a 4-0 victory ... Reached base in a career-best 14-consecutive games from 2/24-3/18 ... Academic All-Conference honoree.

As A Junior (2011): Game-by-Game Statistics
Missed the last 31 games of the season due to injury suffered vs. St. John's (3/13) Started 17 games in right field ... Batted .163 (8-49) with two home runs, eight RBIs, and six runs scored ... Batted 2-for-4 with a run scored vs. St. John's (3/13) ... Blasted a 3-run home run in a win at FAU (2/19) ... Hit her first career grand slam in the season-opener, setting a career-high in RBIs vs. Penn State (2/18) ... Led UMass with seven RBIs at the FAU Kickoff Classic (2/18-20).

As A Sophomore in 2010: Game-by-Game Statistics
NFCA All-Northeast Region First Team ... ECAC First Team All-Star ... Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Year ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Two-time Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (4/12, 5/3) ... UMass Athlete of the Week (5/3) ... Started all 53 games in right field ... Batted .333 (51-153) with seven home runs, 31 RBIs, and 34 runs scored ... Hit a home run vs. Saint Joseph's (5/9) ... Went 2-for-2 with a walk and drove in three runs vs. Temple (5/7) ... Batted 5-for-7 with four RBIs in a doubleheader sweep vs. Dayton (5/2) ... Went 3-for-3 with a two-run home run in a win vs. Rhode Island (4/27) ... Batted 2-for-2 with a home run, a walk, and two RBIs vs. Charlotte (4/9) ... Was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and a home run at Boston College (4/6) ... Homered in a 2-0 win at Fordham (4/3) ... Went 3-for-3 including the second home run of her career, to go with three RBIs and four runs scored in game one at George Washington (3/28) ... Collected two hits, two runs driven in, and stole the first base of her career vs. Kansas (3/18) ... Had a RBI double vs. Robert Morris (3/7) ... Was 2-for-3 with a run driven in vs. Loyola Chicago (3/5) ... Batted 2-for-3 with a double, a sacrifice, and two runs scored vs. Mississippi State (2/26) ... The first home run of her career accounted for the only run in a 1-0 win vs. NC State (2/12) ... Batted .462 (6-13) with four runs scored at the FIU Combat Classic (2/12-14).

As A Freshman in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in seven games, entering all as a pinch-hitter ... Batted .143 (1-7) with a walk and a sacrifice ... Singled to center field in the 11th inning of the NCAA Regional Finals vs. Washington (5/17) for the first hit of her career ... Made pinch-hitting appearances in the three-straight games (4/30-5/2) ... Reached base for the first time in her career with a walk at Rhode Island (4/28) ... Lined out to right field in her first career at bat vs. George Washington (4/18).

Before UMass:
Four-year letterwinner for Harold Sachs at Salem High School ... State Champion, captain, and MVP her final two years, with overall record of 85-9 ... Batted .588 with 20 RBI in her senior year, with an overall average of .468 and 93 RBI ... Three-time first-team Eagle Tribune All-Star ... Three-time first-team All-State ... Won Salem High Outstanding Female Spring Athlete in 2006 and 2008 ... Named to the Manchester Union Leader All-Star team in 2007 and 2008 ... Also played field hockey, winning three state championships and earning the team playmaker award, and basketball.

Personal:
Katie Amanda Bettencourt ... Born April 18, 1990, in Salem, N.H. ... Daughter of David and Sandra Bettencourt ... Majoring in Sociology.

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SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Hits: 3, 4 times
Doubles: 2, vs Maryland, Mar 02, 2012 ; Dayton, May 02, 2010
Home runs: 1, 15 times
Total bases: 7, at George Washington, Mar 28, 2010
RBI: 4, vs Penn State, Feb 18, 2011
Runs scored: 4, at George Washington, Mar 28, 2010
Walks: 2, 5 times
Hit by pitch: 2, vs Toledo, Mar 11, 2011
Struck out: 2, 15 times
Sac flies: 1, at FIU, Feb 11, 2012 ; at FIU, Feb 11, 2012 ; Saint Joseph's, May 09, 2010
Sac bunts: 1, 11 times
At bats: 6, vs Maryland, Mar 02, 2012
Stolen bases: 1, 8 times
Caught stealing: 1, Fairfield, Apr 26, 2012 ; Charlotte, Apr 29, 2012
Field chances: 3, 5 times
Putouts: 3, 5 times

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