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Kacee Cox
Kacee Cox

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Simi Valley, Calif.

High School:
Royal

Height:
5-11

Position:
C/3B

Experience:
3V

B/T:
R/R

As a Senior in 2011:Missed season due to injury, given medical hardship clearance by the NCAA and will play in 2012 ...named to the 2010-11 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

As a Junior in 2010: Was St. John's offensive catalyst, posting a BIG EAST-best .404 batting average and earning NFCA Division I All-Great lakes Region Second Team and All-BIG EAST second team honors ... led St. John's and ranked among the BIG EAST's best with .649 slugging percentage (fifth), .417 on-base percentage (seventh), 61 hits (seventh), 46 RBI (fourth), nine home runs (tied for eighth) and 98 total bases (seventh) ... also led St. John's with 10 doubles and 250 putouts ... played in all 51 games and made 48 starts at catcher ... tallied team-high 19 multi-hit games, including five games with three hits ... had three games with five RBI ... recorded first home run and first multi-hit game of the season against Louisville on Feb. 19, going 2-of-3 with two RBI, one home run and one run scored ... went 3-of-5 with one RBI against Youngstown State (Feb. 19) ... recorded first multi-home run performance of career, going 3-of-3 with two home runs, five RBI and two runs scored against Iowa State (Feb. 27) ... went 3-of-3 with one RBI at Georgia (Feb. 27) ... drove in three runs and scored twice after going 2-of-3 with one double in home opener against Fairfield (March 17) ... went 2-of-4 with two RBI and one run scored vs. Siena (March 27) ... went 3-of-4 with five RBI and one home run against Kent State (March 28) ... posted five RBI and went 3-of-4 with a home run in first game of season series at Connecticut (April 2) ... posted a pair of three-RBI games against the Huskies (April 3) to total 11 RBI and two home runs against Connecticut in 2010 ... went 1-of-3 with a solo home run at Syracuse (April 7) ... went 2-of-4 with three RBI against Pittsburgh (April 18) ... went 2-of-2 with two RBI and one solo home run vs. Rutgers (May 2) ... finished season strong, going 5-of-9 with three RBI, one home run and two runs scored in three-game series against Notre Dame (May 8-9) ... selected to BIG EAST Honor Roll three times (Feb. 22, March 1, April 5) ... named to BIG EAST All-Academic team for third straight year.

As a Sophomore in 2009: Started all 50 games at catcher ... led team, matched career-high, and tied for eighth in the BIG EAST with nine home runs ...led team with 384 putouts (fifth in the BIG EAST) and 43 assists ... ranked second on team in runs batted in (32) and slugging percentage (.490) ... 20 runs scored and 39 hits were both good for third-best on team ... finished season with 11 multi-hit games ... went 3-for-4 with three RBI, one run scored and two doubles in win vs. St. Peter's (April 9, first game of double header) ... totaled five RBI, going 2-for-3 with one home run and one run scored in win vs. Rider (March 25, first game of double header).

As a Freshman in 2008: Only player to start all 55 games ... led team in games played (55), started (55), at bats (161), runs (28), hits (53), doubles (15), home runs (9), RBI (34), total bases (95), slugging percentage (.590) and walks (26) ... Her 15 doubles ranked third in the BIG EAST ... also finished in the top-10 in the BIG EAST in slugging percentage, home runs, total bases and walks ... had 11 multi-hit and eight multi-RBI games ... went 1-for-1 with a home run and four walks vs. Rutgers (April 26) ... had five RBI and two doubles vs. Binghamton (March 15)... recorded three RBI, going 3-for-4 at the College of Charleston (March 14) ... went 2-for-2 with a double and two RBI vs. UC Davis (Feb. 29) ... named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor (Feb. 18) ... tallied her first career run, RBI and double vs. Ball State (Feb. 16) ... hit her first career home run the same day, vs. Nicholls State (Feb. 16) ... recorded first career hit in collegiate debut vs. Chattanooga (Feb. 15).

Before St. John's: Three year letterwinner at Royal High School ... two-time offensive player of the year ... league champion in 2005 and 2006 ... team ranked No. 1 in California and No. 2 in the country in 2005 ... hit .686 in fall ball, blasting 15 home runs and tallying 58 RBI.

Personal: Born in Woodland Hills, Calif. ... parents are Ken and Beth Cox ... is an only child ... 2004 scholar athlete ... chose St. John's because of the education and environment ... aspires to coach collegiate softball or become an agent ... majoring in sports management.

Career Statistics

Year Avg. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT
2008 .329 55-55 161 28 53 15 0 9 34 96 .590 26 2 30 1 .424 2 0 0-0
2009 .255 50-50 149 20 38 8 0 9 32 73 .490 12 4 23 2 .323 2 0 0-2
2010 .404 51-51 151 22 61 10 0 9 46 98 .649 15 4 25 1 .471 0 2 1-3
Totals .330 156-156 461 70 152 33 0 27 112 266 .577 53 10 78 4 .407 0 2 1-5

Career Highs:
Hits: 3, 10 times, last at Connecticut (4/2/10)
Runs: 3 vs. Seton Hall (3/22/08)
RBI: 5, 5x, last at Connecticut (4/2/10)
At Bats: 5, twice, last vs. Youngstown State (2/19/10)

Cox Up Close...
Favorite softball memory: Winning the CIF Division I championship in 2005
Best thing about St. John's: The softball team
Hero/Role model: My parents
What do you like most about New York? The fast paced environment

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