Katie Nelson
Katie  Nelson

Oceanside, Calif.

High School:
Rancho Buena Vista

Rancho Buena Vista High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner who went 55-18-1 with 574 strikeouts in the circle ... as a freshman helped team to a Palomar League Championship while posting a 0.46 ERA to earn freshman MVP honors ... in her final three years on the varsity level, was a three-time first team all-league (Avocado/Palomar) ... also a three-time All-CIF pick and all-county selection ... as a sophomore went 19-5-1 in the circle with a 0.53 ERA and 156 strikeouts ... as a junior went 18-4 with a 0.64 ERA and 193 strikeouts while garnering San Diego Hall of Champions award ... also helped team to a CIF D-1 runner-up finish ... named All-Palomar Pitcher of the Year ... as a senior, went 18-9 with a 0.75 ERA and 225 strikeouts ... helped prep team to an Avocado League championship and named league athlete of the year.

Personal: Born Feb. 27, 1987 ... parents are Doug and Teri Nelson ... had two sisters, Samantha and Lauren ... father played baseball at Colorado State ... likes to watch movies, go to the beach and hang out with the family ... favorite athlete is Dave Roberts ... admires her parents the most ... recruited by Wichita State and San Diego State ... major is undeclared.

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