October 17, 2022

Florida State Adds Transfer Katie Dack

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State announced the addition of Katie Dack, a transfer catcher from Texas A&M on Monday. Dack will join the Seminoles at the start of the spring semester.

Statement from Lonni Alameda

We are so pleased to have Katie join our Seminole family this spring. She will add depth and experience to our lineup. Her character fits this wonderful group of women that make up Team 40. I can’t say enough about the excitement we have for Katie and the season ahead for FSU softball!

Katie Dack | C/3B | Parker, Colorado

2022 Honors: SEC Freshman of the Week (April 5, 2022)…SEC Freshman of the Week (April 26, 2022)…All-SEC Second Team…NFCA All-South Region Third Team (2022)…D1 Softball 2022 Top 75 Impact Freshmen (Preseason)

2022 (Freshman Season at Texas A&M): Made an appearance in 57 games while starting 43 of those contests, splitting time as the designated player, left fielder and catcher for the Aggies as a true freshman…Launched her first career home run against TAMUCC in Aggie Classic (2/11)…Homered against SHSU (2/16)…Recorded two doubles and a triple in Texas A&M Invitational…Got on base four times in Auburn series, her first SEC series of career…Launched her first career grand-slam in the Aggies’ victory over No. 17 Georgia (3/27)…Contributed three runs and three RBI against Abilene Christian, as well as launched her fourth home run of the season (4/1) and drew a trio of walks against Abilene Christian (4/2)…Launched a three-run bomb off the bench against No. 21 LSU (4/10)…Hit a bomb in game two against No. 14 Tennessee (4/17)…Came off the bench and hit a first-pitch bomb against No. 2 Alabama (4/24), her seventh homerun of the season…Tallied two-RBI and hit a bomb against Lamar (4/27)…Launched a long ball in two of the three games against No. 25 Missouri and drew a total of four walks against the Tigers…Tallied a home run and double in the first of two games against Houston (5/4)…Had the 9th inning walk-off RBI single to lift the Aggies above No. 5 Arkansas (5/6) then hit her 12th home run of the season and tallied two RBI against the Razorbacks (5/7)…Recorded a home run in four straight games becoming the first to do so since 2012…Became the fourth A&M freshman to ever land a spot on the All-SEC Second Team…Finished the year with a .303 batting average, recording the second-most home runs (13) to go with 40 RBI…Turned in 10 multi-RBI games.

High School: Was a four year starter for head coach Mike DeSimone at Rock Canyon High School… Guided her team to Regional Champions in 2018 and 2019… Helped her team finish first in league for three consecutive years… Made it to the Elite 8 in state with her team in 2020… Played club softball for Colorado Styxx 18u Gold under Coach Pablo Severtson… Assisted her team to be first team all-conference for three consecutive years along with first team all-state for two consecutive years… Ranked Flo softball top 100 recruit…Named Continental player of the year during her 2019 and 2020 seasons… Awarded Metro south player of the year in 2019… Became Jaguar of the year in 2020… Competed in track for two seasons… Was the State Champion in shot put and disc in 2018… Named Thrower of the year in 2018.

Personal: P Attended Rock Canyon High School during her high school career…Received first team all-academic for three consecutive years… Was a member of the Les Schwab Academic all team in 2018

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