Position
Catcher
Height
5'7
Class
Senior
Hometown
Manasquan, N.J.
B/T
R
High School
Wall HS

2008 SEC Player of the Week (March 17)
2008 LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
2008 ESPN Preseason First-Team All-American
2008 USA Softball Player of the Year Watch List
2008 Easton Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team
2007 Diamond Sports National Catcher of the Year
2007 NFCA First-Team All-American
2007 NFCA First-Team All-South Region
2007 Second-Team All-SEC
2007 SEC Player of the Week (3/5)
2007 LSWA Louisiana Hitter of the Week (4/24, 3/6)
2007 Husky Softball Classic All-Tournament Team
2007 Team Tri-Captain
2006 SEC All-Tournament Team
2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2005 Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team
2005 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

SENIOR SEASON (2008)
Played in 62 games, starting 61 … In the field, was one of the most prolific catchers in LSU history … Holds the school record for most runners caught stealing and lowest stolen base percentage against …  Also ranked second in career fielding percentage, pick offs and put outs … Earned honorable mention LSWA All-Louisiana honors … Member of the Easton Purple & Gold Challenge all-tournament team … Concluded her career tied for fourth in LSU history in sacrifice flies, seventh in doubles, 10th in home runs, 11th in hits and total bases, 12th in RBIs  Was named the SEC Player of the Week on March 17, hitting .500 with six RBIs, three doubles and two home runs for a 1.063 slugging percentage … Recorded a walk-off RBI single to defeat South Florida in the bottom of the eighth inning … Also recorded a walk-off two-run home run to defeat Auburn in the bottom of the 10th inning … Posted a walk-off game-winning two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh to defeat Pacific … Recorded game-winning RBIs against Ball state, Southern Miss and Oklahoma State … Scored the game-winning run in a 7-6 win over Troy in the bottom of the 11th inning … Tied the LSU single-game record with two home runs against Southern Miss … Posted 13 multiple-hit games, including three games with three hits … Also tied for the team lead with 14 multiple-RBI games, including four games with three or more RBIs … Named a preseason ESPN first-team All-American and was a member of the USA Softball Player of the Year Watch List.

JUNIOR SEASON (2007)
Played in 64 games, starting 60 … Named the 2007 Diamond Sports National Catcher of the Year for NCAA Division I catchers … Was also the fourth player in LSU softball history to earn NFCA first-team All-America honors … Selected a first-team NFCA All-South Region and a second-team All-SEC honoree … Was named the SEC Player of the Week on March 5 … Also selected the LSWA Louisiana Hitter of the Week on April 24 and March 6 … Selected to the Husky Softball Classic All-Tournament team … Ranked fifth in the SEC with a career-high 15 doubles … Ranked in the top four on the team in batting average, slugging percentage, on base percentage, hits, RBIs, doubles and total bases … Over the course of five games beginning against Louisiana Tech on Feb. 25 and concluding against Washington on March 3, recorded the third most hits in consecutive at-bats in NCAA history with 10 hits in 10 consecutive at-bats … Recorded 17 multiple-hit games, third best on the team, and nine multiple-RBI games, tied for second best on the team … Led the SEC and set a new school record with 19 runners caught stealing … Allowed only 28 stolen bases against, the fewest in the SEC by a starting catcher … Also tied for the lead in the SEC with a school record-tying four runners picked off … Recorded just two passed balls  and allowed only eight wild pitches on the season … Knocked in the game-winning RBIs in six games, including a win over nationally ranked Florida and the NCAA Regional game against Cal State Northridge.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006)
Played in all 69 games, starting 68 … Was named to the SEC All-Tournament team … Began calling her own games behind the plate, calling two no-hitters and a perfect game … Ranked third in the SEC in putouts … Tied for fifth in the league in runners picked off (3) … Ranked sixth in the SEC in runners caught stealing (16) … Is currently tied for the career record for fielding percentage in LSU history … Recorded 12 multiple-hit games, including a career-best three-hit game, and eight multiple-RBI games on the season … Had a career-high five-game hitting streak … Knocked in game-winning runs in three games, including the walk-off game-winner against No. 24 Florida … Recorded her first career home run on a two-run shot against Eastern Michigan, on her way to five for the year … Member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Played in 41 games, starting 25 … Played in 27 games behind the plate … Was named to the Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament team after leading the team with a .556 batting average with a double and a run scored on the weekend … Committed only one error in 132 chances for a .992 fielding percentage … Ranked as the third best fielding percentage by a catcher and the 11th best fielding percentage overall in the SEC … Recorded three multiple-hit games (vs. Louisville and Ohio twice) and one multiple-RBI game (vs. Florida) on the season … Knocked in her first career RBI against Nicholls State … Against nationally ranked Florida, extended a 3-0 lead to 6-0 with a three-RBI double … Ranked tied for sixth in runners picked off in the SEC with one.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned three letters in softball at Lawrenceville Prep School before transferring to Wall High School, where she earned one letter … Also played field hockey and basketball in high school … Was named the All-Area Newcomer of the Year despite missing the first 30 days of the season … Led her team to the Sectional semi-finals … Named the 2003 Prep Player of the Year … First-team all-state selection for three years … 2001 Freshman of the Year … Led her team to 2002 and 2003 Prep state championships … Led her team in hits, RBIs and home runs for three seasons … Averaged .437 at the plate in three years at Lawrenceville … Summer ball team finished second at the Gold Nationals in 2003 and 13th in 2004 … Also won a national title in ASA’s Women’s Fastpitch as a member of the Stratford Brakettes … Member of the Honor Roll.

PERSONAL
Full name is Killian Laura Roessner … Parents are Richard and Joanne Roessner … Has two sisters, Kristen and Kim … Majoring in studies in organization … Born on Jan. 30, 1986, in Morristown, N.J.

 

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