Kate Psota (born April 30, 1986 in Burlington, Ontario) is a former competitor with the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women's ice hockey program. She is a member of the Canada women's national baseball team that shall compete in baseball at the 2015 Pan Am Games
Psota played collegiate hockey for the Laurier Golden Hawks from 2006-10, she won an OUA conference title in every season. Earning CIS Academic All-Canadian honors in 2009, her final game with the Golden Hawks was the bronze medal game at the 2010 CIS National Championships, a 4-0 victory against Saint Mary’s.
Psota and teammate Ashley Stephenson have both participated with the Canadian national women’s baseball team in every IBAF World Cup since 2004. Between 2004 and 2014, they have claimed four medals in six tournaments, three bronze and one silver medal which was attained in 2008. Earning Canadian national women’s baseball team MVP honors in 2009 and 2010, she was also recognized as a World Cup All-Star in 2010 and 2012.
Awards and honorsEdit
- 2009 CIS Academic All-Canadian
- 2010 Bronze Medal, CIS National Championships
- Canadian National Women’s Baseball Team MVP Award (2009, 2010)
- 2010 IBAF World Cup Tournament All-Star (First Base)
- 2012 IBAF World Cup Tournament All-Star (First Base)
In 2010, she graduated from Wilfred Laurier University with a Bachelor of Arts in geography and kinesiology. The following year, Psota had obtained a Bachelor of Arts in education.