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

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.