9 - McKynlee Westman
McKynlee Westman
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Smithville, MO
High School: Smithville
Position: C
Bats/Throws: R/R

2011: Team captain... Honorable mention All-Ivy selection... Started 39 games behind the plate and hit .307 with five doubles and 16 RBI... Twelve of her RBI came in league games... Threw out 14 runners trying to steal... Went 3-for-4 with three doubles, three RBI and two runs scored in the second game at Princeton... Knocked in a career-high four runs in the first game at Providence... Went 5-for-7 with two RBI in doubleheader sweep of Columbia... Capital One Academic All-District I first team selection.

2010: Improved her batting average by nearly 140 points from her sophomore year and had career highs in hits and doubles… Her six doubles tied for the team lead… Batted .321 in Ivy League games… Recipient of the team's Most Improved Player Award… Named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I second team.

2009: Started a career-high 33 games... Threw out five runners attempting to steal... Second on the team with seven sacrifice bunts... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in Yale's doubleheader sweep of Harvard... Knocked in two runs in win over Fairfield.

2008: Started 24 games, mostly behind the plate... Recipient of the Barbara Chou Leadership Award at the post season banquet... Her first career hit was a single against IPFW... Drew a walk in her first career at bat... Had a hit in five of her first seven games.

Before Yale: Third all-time at Smithville High School with 122 career hits... Scored a school-record 31 runs in 2004 and had 38 hits, which is the second most in a season in school history... Batted .384, had a .995 fielding percentage and threw out 23 runners trying to steal as a senior.... Named second team all-state in 2006... A three-time all-league and all-district selection... Smithville won the 2006 conference championship... Played summer ball for the Kansas City Originals, who placed fourth in the 18A ASA Nationals in 2006.

Personal: Resides in Trumbull College... Daughter of Ben and Kay Westman.


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