Four Jayhawks recognized by the Big 12 Conference, highlighted by Scholar-Athlete of the Year, Maggie Hull
-2006 NFCA Second Team All-Region
-2006 All-Big 12 First Team
-2006 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
-USA Softball National Player of the Week -- May 14, 2006
-Big 12 Pitcher of the Week -- April 4 & 11, 2006; May 4, 2004
-2006 Kansas Defensive Player of the Year
2006: Junior Season
An All-Big 12 First Team and NFCA Second Team All-Region selection in 2006 ... Selected as the USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Week by the Amateur Softball Association for the period of May 8-14 ... Named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week on April 4 and April 11 ... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team ... Awarded the Defensive Player of the Year award at the team's season-ending banquet ... Was the returning ace on the mound with 44 appearances and 34 starts for the Jayhawks ... Posted a 19-17 record, held hitters to a .156 batting average and posted a 1.19 ERA (both ranked second in the Big 12 only to Texas' Cat Osterman) ... Her 262 strikeouts in 234.2 innings rank third on the KU single-season record list ... Fanned 10 or more batters on seven occasions ... Opened the season with 10 strikeouts en route to a 6-0 win over No. 19 Florida ... Threw two complete game shutouts against Stephen F. Austin and No. 17 Nebraska ... Threw six perfect innings against Cal Poly ... Had an amazing performance at No. 18 Baylor, tossing all 11 innings and giving up only two hits to the Bears' offense for the win ... Tied her career high of 13 strikeouts against Baylor (April 8) and Stephen F. Austin (March 3) ... At the plate, hit her first home run of the season against Stephen F. Austin and her second against UMKC on March 28, when she went 2-for-4 ... Went 2-for-2 versus Creighton on April 20 ... Led KU to its first-ever Big 12 postseason title, pitching 22 innings and compiling tournament wins against Missouri, No. 14 Nebraska and No. 20 Oklahoma from May 11-13 ... Struck out 11 against BYU for the 3-0 win on May 18 in the NCAA Regionals.
2005: Sophomore Season
Finished the season with a 5-6 record and 4.81 ERA in 18 pitching appearances ... Totaled 11 hits and batted .208 in 53 appearances at the plate ... Recorded two multi-hit games ... Started at first base 23 times ... Hit her first career home run against New Mexico State on Feb. 5 ... Struck out nine in a complete-game effort versus Purdue on Feb. 11 ... Allowed just two hits and struck out six in a seven-inning win over Valparaiso on March 6 ... Went 2-for-3 against Louisville on March 11 and 2-for-2 against the Cardinals on March 12 ... Allowed just one hit and struck out eight in a five-inning shutout of Rhode Island on March 18 ... Struck out six, allowed just two hits and walked two in KU's 3-2 win over North Dakota State on April 28 ... Picked up her first Big 12 win of the season against Texas Tech on May 1, allowing just two hits, striking out three and walking three in 4.0 innings.
2004: Freshman Season
Led KU and finished eighth in the Big 12 with a 1.57 ERA as a rookie ... Finished the season 14-12 and made 31 appearances on the mound ... Pitched 20 complete games (178.0 innings), striking out 181 and holding batters to just a .195 batting average ... Pitched five shutouts -- including two 3-0 games versus No. 13 Nebraska ... Named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week on May 4 after picking up wins against the No. 13 Huskers (3-0) and Texas (3-0) ... Recorded double-digit strikeouts five times ... Fanned 12 batters against Creighton on April 1 and then set a career high with 13 strikeouts against Texas Tech on April 4 ... Threw a one-hitter against No. 17 Nebraska on March 6 ... Pitched 10.0 innings against Tennessee Tech on March 14 ... Earned her first career save versus UMKC on March 16 ... Won seven-straight decisions from Feb. 8 until March 7 ... Errorless on defense all season.
Named the 2003 Arizona Big School Player of the Year by the Arizona Republic out of Glendale Cactus High ... Garnered First-Team All-Arizona honors in 2002 and 2003 ... Was a three-time first-team all-region selection ... Named the Glendale Star Female Athlete of the Year as a junior and senior ... Broke school records for career strikeouts (606), complete games (70) and wins (64) ... Led team to an Arizona State Championship in 2003 ... Posted a 23-1 record and 0.17 ERA in her senior season ... Coached by Jeff Griffith ... Played first base when wasn't pitching and compiled a .324 batting average ... Named the 2001 Cactus H.S. Athlete of the Year ... Also boasted a 3.8 GPA.
Played for the Lil' Saints, the same squad as teammate Erika Simington ... Coached by Dick Dickson.
Born Katherine Michele Humphreys on Oct. 10, 1984, in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Daughter of Bill and J.C. Humphreys ... Has five sisters ... Also recruited by Oklahoma State, Ohio State, Georgia Tech and Villanova ... Best hidden talent is sucking spaghetti through her nose and pulling it out of her mouth ... Prefers to go by "Kassie."