Kate Armstrong joined coach Marla Townsend's staff in 2015 as a manager. Armstrong, a former player under Townsend, was a Conference USA All-Freshman Team honoree in 2010 and was named to the C-USA Commisioner's Honor Roll throughout her playing career.
AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Started 56 games at third base ... batted .188 and slugged .236 ... tallied a team-high 85 assists ... went 3-for-4 with one run and a double vs. UTEP (4/21) ... hit her first home run of the season in the eighth inning to score UAB's winning run against Southern Miss (4/29) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011)
Started all 58 games ... registered a .265 batting average and .374 slugging percentage ... notched a team-high 11 doubles and drove in 24 runs ... went 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBI in an 11-4 victory against UTEP (4/2) ... named to the Alabama Classic All-Tournament Team after hitting .357 for the weekend with five hits, one run and five RBI ... selected to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010)
Selected to Conference USA's All-Freshman Team ... named to the Magic City Classic All-Tournament Team after going 6-for-13 and registering a .462 batting average during the tournament ... started 54 games for the Blazers ... recorded a .260 batting average and .416 slugging percentage ... notched five home runs and 12 extra-base hits ... hit a home run off the scoreboard in UAB's victory over conference leader East Carolina ... C-USA Academic Medal recipient ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Attended Vestavia Hills High School in Vestavia, Ala. ... recognized as the 2009 South Sports Player of the Year ... named to the 2009 all-metro team ... member of the 2009 all-state team ... NFCA scholar student-athlete. ... member of the National Honor Society.
Full name is Kate Lindsey Armstrong ... born Oct. 10, 1990 in Birmingham, Ala. ... daughter of Bobbie Armstrong and Kent Armstrong ... has an older brother, Briggs ... majoring in exercise science.