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Kyrsten Van Natta
Player Profile:
Kyrsten Van Natta 920883
Position: Infield
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Maplewood, NJ
High School: Columbia

2016: MAAC Defensive Player of the Year, First Team All-MAAC, MAAC All-Tournament Team, NFCA Second Team All-Region, CoSIDA Academic All-District, MAAC All-Academic Team, Captain. Started all of the team's games for the fourth straight season (57 starts at shortstop, one at designated player). ... Hit .369 with team-high .455 on-base percentage and .631 slugging percentage. ... Led team with 47 RBIs, 111 total bases, and tied single-season school record with 51 runs. ... Tied for second on team with nine homers, and second with 15 doubles and 38 stolen bases. ... Had fielding percentage of .962. ... Had 17 multi-hit and 11 multi-RBI games. ... Went 3-for-3 with two homers and five RBIs at Siena in first game of a doubleheader, May 8. ... One of three players in program history with over 200 career hits.

2016 Game-by-Game

2015: Second Team All-MAAC, MAAC All-Academic Team. One of two Red Foxes to start all 54 games (all at shortstop). ... Hit .308 with seven homers, 39 RBIs, 22 stolen bases, 38 runs scored, nine doubles, two triples, .400 on-base percentage and .509 slugging percentage. ... Led team in triples, and was second in RBIs, steals, runs and doubles. ... Had 11 multi-hit and nine multi-RBI games. ... Closed season reaching base in 16 straight games, the team’s longest streak of the season. ... Had fielding percentage of .944 and team-high 114 assists.

2015 Game-by-Game

2014: All-MAAC First Team, MAAC All-Academic Team...Van Natta had a standout sophomore season, as the only Red Fox to appear and start in every outing for Marist in 2014...She led the team in games played (51), games started (51), at bats (150), runs (42), hits (49), home runs (nine), RBIs (39), stolen bases (23), and assists (112)...She was fourth on the team with a .327 batting average...Van Natta notched two six-game hitting streaks this season, once from March 8 to March 16 with eight hits, and again from April 23 to May 1 with nine hits...She had a season-high four runs vs. Iona on April 27...Van Natta claimed a season-high three hits vs. Lehigh on April 8...She notched a season-high four RBIs at Bethune Cookman on March 15...Van Natta tallied at least two doubles in a game four times this season...Defensively, she claimed a season-high four putouts twice, and a season-high five assists twice in 2014...Van Natta now leads the all-time career records in stolen bases with 38 thus far in her career...After her success in 2014, she is on the single-season records four times...Van Natta is second in stolen bases (23), fifth in runs (42), sixth in RBIs (39), and tied for sixth in home runs (nine).

2014 Game-by-Game

2013: MAAC Rookie of the Week 3/5... Appeared in all 56 games as a starter... Started all 56 games as the SS during her freshman campaign... Had a .266 batting average for the year... Recorded 45 hits on the year with 20 RBI’s... Tallied eight doubles... Hit five homeruns on the season... Led the team in walks with 25 and in stolen bases with 15... Recorded 10 multi-hit games... Had two games with three hits on Mar. 2 at Norfolk State and vs. Rhode Island on Mar. 10... Had two multi-RBI games vs. Hartford on May 2 in both games.

2013 Game-by-Game

Prior to Marist: Had an award-winning interscholastic and club career in Northern New Jersey ... Played at Columbia High School ... Named All-Area each of her four years and Co-Player of the Year as a senior ... Following a Second Team All-Conference nod as a freshman, Van Natta improved to First Team All-Conference honors in her next two seasons, including a spot on the All-County First Team and Group IV Second Team as a junior ... Chosen to play in the inaugural New Jersey Super 36 High School All Star Game.  Hit a two-run triple ... A member of the North Jersey Rangers since the summer of 2009 and in 2011, the squad finished runner-up at the ASA 18U Gold Eastern Nationals.

Career Statistics:

YEAR

AVG

GP-G

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

TB

SLG

BB

HBP

SO

GDP

OBP

SF

SH

SB-A

PO

A

E

FLD

2013

.266

56-56

169

26

45

8

0

5

20

68

.402

25

4

25

0

.370

2

4

15-19

74

130

14

.936

2014

.327

51-51

150

42

49

6

1

9

39

84

.560

28

3

23

0

.437

2

3

23-25

67

112

10

.947

2015

.308

54-54

169

38

52

9

2

7

39

86

.509

24

6

27

0

.400

6

2

22-26

54

114

10

.944

2016

.369

58-58

176

51

65

15

2

9

47

111

.631

27

4

14

0

.455

4

1

38-43

80

124

8

.962

Total

.318

219-219

664

157

211

38

5

30

145

349

.526

104

17

89

0

.416

14

10

98-113

275

480

42

.947

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