Thumann among 10 finalists for award that celebrates the total student-athlete
Thumann among 30 NCAA softball student-athletes considered for honor
June 1, 2014
Lady Bears muster up another comeback, but this time rally falls short
Lady Bears advance to WCWS Semi-Finals with 8-7 win over Wildcats in elimination game
2014 SECOND-TEAM NFCA ALL-REGION
2014 FIRST-TEAM ALL-BIG 12
2014 FIRST-TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12
2013 SECOND-TEAM ALL-BIG 12
2013 FIRST-TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-BIG 12
SIX-TIME BIG 12 COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL SELECTION
TWO-TIME BAYLOR DEAN'S LIST HONOREE
2014 (JUNIOR) One of three players, along with Holly Holl and Sarah Smith, to start and play in all 65 games in 2014; spent most of her playing time in rightfield ... Led the Bears in hitting with a .373 average on her way to second-team NFCA All-Region honors and first-team All-Big 12 honors ... Set a single-season record with 60 runs scored ... Her 76 hits tied for the third-best single-season total in school history ... Led the Bears with 15 doubles, which tied for the fifth-best single-season total in BU history ... Hit a career-high eight home runs and drove in 24 ... Led the Bears with 41 walks, which was four shy of the single-season record and the second-highest single-season total in school history ... Led the team with a .484 on-base percentage, which ranked third all-time on Baylor's single-season list for OBP ... Stole 16 bases on 20 attempts ... Set a school record with a 44-game on-base streak which carried from the last 20 games of the 2013 season and the first 24 games of 2014 ... Later posted a 26-game on-base streak from April 8-May 24 ... Failed to reach base just six games in the 2014 season ... Posted a .971 fielding percentage with three outfield assists ... Put up a team-high 21 multi-hit games for the season, which ranked seventh best all time on the BU single-season list ... Had hitting streaks of eight, 11 and nine throughout the year ... Went 4-for-4 with four runs scored and an RBI in a win over Penn State the day after her 44-game on-base streak ended ... Went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and a stolen base in a Big 12 win at Oklahoma State (4/19) ... Drove in three runs with a homer and a pair of hits vs. Kansas (4/27) ... Scored the winning run after doubling in the bottom of the eighth inning in Baylor's 8-7 extra-inning win over Kentucky, which proved to be the largest comeback in WCWS history after the Bears trailed 7-0 after five innings (5/31) ... Drove in two runs vs. eventual national champion Florida in Baylor's 6-3 exiting loss from the WCWS (6/1) ... Named to the fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and was a first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection.
2013 (SOPHOMORE) Led the Lady Bears with a .377 batting average, which ranked 8th in the Big 12 ... Played and started all 59 games for the Lady Bears ... tied for the team lead in runs scored (49) with Kathy Shelton ... Led Baylor with 12 doubles, hit three triples, four home runs and drove in 32 runs ... Drew 33 walks, good for second on the team, and ranked 8th in the Big 12 in on-base percentage at .477 ... Stole 30 bases on 33 attempts and became the first BU player in history to post 30 steals and 30 RBI in the same season ... Her 30 stolen bases tied for the sixth best single-season total in school history and ranked 4th in the Big 12 for the 2013 season ... Drove in a career-high six runs vs. North Dakota (3/1) ... Drove in four runs vs. Iowa State (3/29) ... Had five games with three hits and had 20 games with at least two hits ... Seven games with at least two RBI ... Swiped three bags vs. UT Arlington (2/22) ... Scored three runs in a game on four different occasions ... Named Second-Team All-Big 12 ... Named First-Team Academic All-Big 12 ... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters and the Baylor Dean's List in the fall semester for the 2012-13 school year.
2012 (FRESHMAN) Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Dean's List ... Appeared in 51 games, starting 16 ... Hit .411 with a double, home run and 10 RBI in 56 at-bats ... Started last 14 games, hitting .488 with .581 slugging and .457 on-base percentages ... Had first career hit vs. UT Arlington (2/12) ... Started in right field and went 4-for-4 with a home run, RBI and run scored in win at No. 24 Texas Tech (4/21) ... Followed with two hits and two RBI against the Red Raiders (4/22) ... Went 3-for-3 with a double, two runs and RBI vs. Iowa State (5/5) ... Perfect 3-for-3 at No. 8 Texas (5/13).
HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Cinco Ranch High School in Katy, Texas ... Four-year letterwinner ... Named to All-Greater Houston Softball All-Star game ... 2011 TGCA Softball all-star ... Helped guide CRHS to 2010 district 17-5A title ... Three-time 5A all-state member (2009-11) ... Two-time (2010-11) Academic all-state winner ... Three-time (2009-11) first-team all-district ... Three-year letterwinner in volleyball ... Named first-team all-district and helped Cougars advance to 2009 state semifinals.
PERSONAL Full name is Kaitlyn Marie Thumann ... Born April 11, 1993, in Houston, Texas ... Parents are Dale and Kathi Thumann ... Has one sister, Paige ... Majoring in health science studies.