Big Ten/ACC Challenge action continues Saturday
Rapid fire questions with the team
Jackets fall to Hartford, 4-3; defeat LIU Brooklyn 4-0
Krzus sings her favorite song and impersonates a teammate in her Meet the Freshman video
As a Sophomore (2017): Played in 44 games, making 40 starts … Hit a career-best .303 with 40 hits, 26 RBI, six doubles and four home runs for 16 RBI … Hit a grand slam against No. 24 Cal (Feb. 11) … Played flawless defense in ACC play … Tallied 13 multiple-hit games … Went 4-for-4 with two runs, three RBI, a double and a home run against Georgia Southern (April 19) … Went 3-for-4 with a run and two doubles against Notre Dame (March 11) … In a doubleheader against Samford, went 5-for-7 with three runs, three RBI and a double.
As a Freshman (2016): Earned a starting role at first base on March 5 and started every game since, batting in the three or four spots … Tallied eight multiple hit games … Recorded a seven-game reached base streak in which she hit .368 with seven hits, five runs, one home run, three RBI and slugged .526 … Handled all 312 chances at first base, making just one error as a freshman … Second on the team with seven sacrifice bunts … Recorded three hits at Syracuse (April 2) … Hit her first collegiate home run against Hartford (March 19).
High School: Krzus lettered three seasons under James Fabianski as a first baseman and outfielder at Carl Sandburg High School ... Led her team to a runner-up finish in the 4A IHSA State Championship ... Went 3-for-4 with a homerun in the Class 4A Seminfinal win ... Named to the 2014 Southtown Star All-Area team and 2014 22nd Century Media second team ... Made the Sub-Times All-Star team and the Regional News All-Area team in 2013 ... A four-year member of the school’s honor roll.
Personal: Born Katherine Irene Krzus on July 23, 1997 in Oak Lawn, Ill. ... Daughter of Thomas and Anna Krzus ... Sister to Joe and Mike ... Majoring in business administration.