JUNIOR YEAR / 2014
Selected with 265 pick in the ninth round by the New York Mets in the 2014 MLB Draft … Semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award and the Dick Howser Trophy … Named First-Team Louisville Slugger, American Baseball Coaches Association, and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-American … Tabbed a Second-Team All-American by Baseball America … Cited as a Third-Team All-American by Perfect Game … Earned CAA Player of the Year honors … Named to the league’s first-team … Tabbed as the ECAC Player of the Year … Tabbed to the First-Team All-East Region by the ABCA … Garnered CAA Preseason First-Team honors … Started all 56 games for the Tribe … Finished the season with a .363 batting average … Added 87 hits, 24 doubles, one triple, 14 home runs, a school record 75 RBIs, and 64 runs scored … Ranked in the top 10 in the country in doubles, home runs, runs scored, slugging percentage, RBIs, and total bases … Opened the season going 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs against Army (2/14) … Belted two homers, including a walkoff homer in game two of a doubleheader with Army (2/16) … Went 2-for-4 with a home run against No. 1 Virginia (2/19) … Collected two hits including a double against UMBC (2/28) … Finished 3-for-4 with a double, homer, and four RBIs against UMBC (3/1) … Picked up a pair of hits with an RBI at Campbell (3/8) … Collected three hits, with a double, two RBIs, and three runs scored at Campbell (3/9) … Belted a home run and had three RBIs in a win against Richmond (3/12) … Went 3-for-6 with two home runs, and seven RBIs in a win over Iona (3/14) … Had four hits and five RBIs with a home run against Iona (3/15) … Added two more hits in the series finale against Iona (3/16) … Named CAA Player of the Week and Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week for the Week of March 17 … Had a pair of hits and RBIs against Longwood (3/19) … Had two homers, a double, and five RBIs against UMass Lowell (3/22) … Added five more RBIs and another homer run versus Brown (3/23) … Repeated as CAA Player of the Week and Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week for the Week of March 24 … Collected four hits with three RBIs against Brown (3/24) … Went 4-for-8 with a double, homer and two RBIs over the course of a doubleheader against Delaware (3/28) … Drove in two runs at Old Dominion (4/2) … Went 2-for-2 with a double, two RBIs, and three walks in a series clinching win against UNCW (4/6) … Had four hits, including a homer, and four RBIs in a win at James Madison (4/13) … Went 2-for-4 with two doubles and RBIs at No. 1 Virginia (4/16) … Had a pair of hits and RBIs at Northeastern (4/20) … Drove in two runs on two hits in a conference win over Hofstra (4/26) … Went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBIs against Towson (5/4) … Drove in three runs in a CAA Tournament victory over UNCW (5/23).
SOPHOMORE YEAR / 2013
Made 55 starts in 55 appearances … Was a third-team All-CAA selection … Named to the CAA All-Tournament Team … Batted .358 which included 47 RBIs, 23 doubles and 76 hits … Slugged .547 and owned an on-base percentage of .446 … Ranked second in the CAA in doubles … Led the Green and Gold in batting average, slugging percentage, doubles and home runs (5) … Had 20 multi hit games and 12 multi RBI contests … Reached base safely in 32 consecutive games … Connected on three hits and four RBIs in the Tribe’s 11-2 over Clemson on Feb. 16 … Went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored against High Point on March 31 … Tallied four hits in four at bats which included four RBIs and three runs scored in W&M’s 14-0 triumph over Hofstra on May 5 … Named the CAA Player of the Week on May 6 after batting .545 in the series against Hofstra which included eight RBIs, five runs scored and a slugging percentage of 1.091 … Connected on a three-run home run in the Tribe’s 20-19 CAA Tournament victory over James Madison.
FRESHMAN YEAR / 2012
Named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association (NCBWA) Freshman All-America Team ... Selected as a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball newspaper ... Named to the 2012 All-CAA Rookie Team ... Made 55 starts in 55 appearances ... Led W&M with 58 RBIs and 10 home runs ... Ranked second on the team with a .505 slugging percentage ... Finished the season batting .316 which ranked third on the squad ... Ranked second in the CAA in RBIs and fifth in home runs ... Racked up 19 multi-hit games and a team-high 12 multi-RBI games ... Named the CAA Rookie of the Week on April 9, after batting .318 for the week to go along with eight RBIs, eight runs scored, seven hits and two home runs ... Went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and a run scored at Hofstra (May 19) ... Connected on two hits and four RBIs in the 13-1 win versus Longwood (May 14) ... Belted two home runs in a seven RBI and three-hit performace against Richmond (April 10) ... Collected three hits, four RBIs and a grand slam agasint Delaware (April 7) ... Went 2-for-5 with five runs batted in and his first collegiate grand slam at Richmond (March 27) ... Notched is first collegiate home run and tallied three hits and two runs batted in at No. 1 Florida (Feb. 26) ...
Two-time First-Team All-State ... 2010 WCAC Player of the Year ... Two-time All-Metropolitan Area ... Four-time WCAC All-Conference ... Hit .545 with nine home runs and 39 RBIs during his senior season ... Also lettered in football and basketball at Bishop O'Connell ... Three-time all-conference performer in football ... Honor Roll ...
Son of Jim and Laurie Katz ... Father, Jim, played baseball at George Washington ... Mother, Laurie, played basketball at UNC Charlotte ... Remains undecided on his major at William and Mary.