13   Katie Bettencourt
Katie Bettencourt

RS Senior

Salem, N.H.

High School:
Salem HS






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


UMass Swept By George Washington

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


Minutewomen Host Colonials For Sunday Doubleheader

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


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


UMass Wins Wild One Over UConn, 7-6

Minutewomen improve to 4-0 in 1-run games


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



SB vs. BUTLER Photos by Thom Kendall '93


SB vs. LASALLE (1)

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



SB vs. FORDHAM Photos by Thom Kendall '93


SB vs. BC

SB vs. BC Photos by Thom Kendall '93


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.

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


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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