Coming off her inaugural season with the Eagles, Caty Reeves helped lead the Oklahoma Wesleyan University softball team to a program best 35-18 record in 2013, finishing third in the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Prior to OKWU, Reeves serves as assistant coach at NCAA Division 1 member McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA. In 2012, the Cowgirls finished with a record of 34-21. Her main responsibly was working with the catching staff and hitters. Working under head coach Mike Smith, whom she also played for Smith at California Baptist University from 2008 to 2011.
During her career as a catcher and designated hitter, Reeves helped the Lancers go 251-22, win four Golden State Athletic Conference titles and make four consecutive trips to the NAIA World Series. California Baptist University won the national championship in 2009, took second place in 2011, third in 2010 and fourth in 2008.
An all-around offensive player, Reeves finished her college career with 125 hits, 105 runs batted in, 19 home runs and 87 walks, a total second on the CBU all-time career records. She also recorded an on-base percentage of .452, fifth on the Lancers’ career records list. Defensively, Reeves was charged with just one error in 471 chances to finish her career with a 0.998 fielding percentage.
A NAIA Scholar Athlete in 2010 and 2011, Reeves also was named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-American Softball Team (Second Team). She graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in math in 2010 and then started graduate school during her fourth year of eligibility. She completed her master’s degree in education in June, 2012.
Reeves grew up in Corvallis, Oregon and prepped at Crescent Valley High School, where she also played varsity basketball.