KU's lone senior in 2005 ... A smart baserunner who will pinch run frequently ... Will be utilized as a pitcher primary to develop the Jayhawk hitters ... A great student in the classroom and leads by example.
2004 (as a junior transfer)
Saw action in 20 games as a pinch runner and made one pitching appearance (Feb. 14 vs. North Texas) ... Picked up the first stolen base of her KU career against Oklahoma State on April 17 ... Scored six runs as a pinch runner ... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Trinity (TX) University
A 2003 first-team all-conference selection ... Named the 2002 SCAC Pitcher of the Year ... As a freshman, became the first pitcher in school history to record a perfect game (against Bethany College) ... Holds records for single season and career homeruns, as well as for most strikeouts in a single game (16) ... Coached by Roland Rodriquez ... Member of SCAC Academic Honor Roll all three seasons, including basketball her freshman year at Trinity.
Shawnee Mission South H.S.
Graduated in top four percent of class at Shawnee Mission South ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Earned a total of six letters in volleyball, basketball and softball.
Born Sept. 18, 1982 ... Parents are Susan Giffee and Steve McVey ... Father played baseball at Johnson County C.C. ... Sister, Amy McVey, is a freshman on the KU rowing team ... Grandfather ran track at Kansas ... Majoring in secondary science education ... Best hidden talent is singing along with the radio ... Hobbies include playing competitive basketball ... Nickname is "Kat."