Get to know Katie Bush
2008 All-Conference USA Second Team
2007 All-Conference USA First Team
2008 Conference USA All-Academic Team
2007 Conference USA All-Academic Team
2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI Second Team
2007 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VI First Team
2006-07 Conference USA Commissioner Honor Roll & Academic Medal
2005-06 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll & Academic Medal
2008 Season (Junior)
Was one of three Cougars to start all 59 games...Started 180 consecutive contests dating back to her freshman season...third on the team with a .337 (61-181) batting average... Second on the team in stolen bases (14) and third in walks (31)...Sprayed four hits in five at-bats with a run scored against Texas (Mar. 5)... Tied a season-high with two RBI's against Rhode Island (Mar. 7) after going 2-for-3 at the plate... Went 4-for-6 with five runs scored and two runs batted in during a doubleheader at Marshall (Mar. 15)... Slapped three singles and stole a base versus Baylor (Apr. 16)...Went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a stolen base at UAB... batted in the lead-off position during the C-USA Tournament... registered three hits in the tournament, with two walks and three putouts (May 8-10).
2007 Season (Sophomore)
Was one of four Cougars to start all 62 games en route to a 2007 All-Conference USA First-Team selection ... strung together 121 consecutive starts in centerfield dating back to the 2006 season ... fifth on the squad with a .274 batting average ... notched a team-best 16 sacrifice hits ... one of three Cougars to swipe double-digit stolen bases ... second on the team, tallying 49 hits and 12 multi-hit games ... paced outfield with four assists ... one of six Cougars to draw at least 15 walks ... registered a hit in 19 of first 24 games of the season (Feb. 9-March 7) ... turned in a 2-for-3 performance with a run scored and a stolen base against Indiana (Feb. 17) ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI-double to cap a three-run eighth inning against New Mexico State (Feb. 24) ... was 2-for-4 with two stolen bases against Utah Valley State (March 3) ... turned in a 2-for-3 game one performance against No. 4 Texas A&M (March 7) ... slapped a hit in 13 of 24 conference games, including a hit in each game of the Memphis (March 24-25) and UCF (April 21-22) series ... tallied .375 batting average with runners in scoring position in league play ... went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs scored in series finale at Memphis (March 25) ... was 3-for-4 with three runs scored in game two at Sam Houston State (March 28) ... opened the UAB series (March 31) with a 3-for-5 performance ... her RBI-single in the fifth inning of the UTEP series finale (April 7) tied the score at 1-1 and sparked the Cougars to a four-run inning ... produced her 100th career hit on a two-run single in series finale against UCF (April 22) ... caught final out on a fly ball to secure a 1-0 win over East Carolina (May 12) in the C-USA Championship game ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in UH's 8-1 victory over No. 7 Texas A&M (May 19) in NCAA College Station Regional.
2006 Season (Freshman)
Started all but one game in centerfield ... committed just two errors against 65 putouts to go along with an outfield-best three assists ... her 54 hits were third on the team and was the fourth-best output in a single season by a freshman in program history ... hit .328 with runners in scoring position and was tied for third on the squad with nine 2-out RBIs ... paced the squad and was second in C-USA with 15 sacrifice hits ... was 2-for-4 with an RBI-single against No. 22 Oregon (Feb. 11) ... drove home game-winning run on a single in the ninth inning against McNeese State (Feb. 15) ... put together 12 multi-hit games, including four three-hit performances against Samford (Feb. 18), Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Feb. 19), Texas-San Antonio (April 4) and Memphis (May 6) ... tallied an eight-game hitting streak (Feb. 24 - Mar. 5) ... only Cougar to pick up a hit in both games at No. 2 Texas (Mar. 4 & 5) ... hit safely in 11 of 14 games from March 19 - April 14 ... hit safely in each game of the Tulsa (March 19-20 and UTEP (April 1-2) series ... was 1-for 4 with a run scored in series finales at Tulsa (Mar. 20) and UCF (Mar. 26) ... went 1-for-3 and scored game-winning run in 9-8 comeback victory at Texas State (Apr. 5) ... was 2-for-4 with a run scored against Southern Miss (April 23) ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI and three runs scored against Grambling State (April 25) ... was 2-for-3 in an elimination game against East Carolina (May 12) at the C-USA Tournament.
Four-year standout at Brenham High School ... member of 4A State Championship team that went 38-5-1 in 2005 ... All-District First-Team performer from 2003-2005 .... honors included 2004 All-District Offensive Player of the Year and 2005 All-District Defensive Player of the Year ... selected as 2004 and 2005 NFCA All-Region and NFCA All-America ... named Academic All-State and a member of the National Honors Society ... also lettered in volleyball.
Daughter of Walter and Lauren Bush ... born on June 22, 1987 ... major is kinesiology.
Personality Trait I Admire in Others: Honesty
On My Nightstand Right Now: An alarm clock, cell phone and a bottle of water.
TV Show I Stay Home to Watch: Laguna Beach
Favorite Movie: 8 Seconds
Worst Movie: Not Another Teen Movie
Person I Admire Most: My Aunt April
If you could travel back in time, which historical figure would you like to meet?: Babe Ruth
Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Worst Book: The Killer Angles (Michael Shaara)
Dream Lunch Companion: President Bush
Favorite Food: Pork Chops and Gravy
Childhood Hero: Craig Biggio
Dream Vacation Destination: Paris
Quote: "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great."