Kacie Hoffmann - Softball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#14 Kacie Hoffmann

OF | So. | 5-9 | L/L | Elkhorn, Neb. | Elkhorn South HS

Career Highlights
SEC All-Tournament Team (2022)
SEC Freshman of the Week (March 29, 2022)

2022 | Freshman
Played in 51 games with 42 starts primarily at right field … Slashed .273/.333/.555 with 30 hits, 20 RBIs, eight home runs, five doubles and a triple … Scored 17 runs … Drew eight walks and was hit by two pitches … Led all Arkansas freshmen in batting average, on base percentage, slugging percentage, hits, runs, RBIs, home runs, doubles and triples … Registered an .882 fielding percentage with 15 putouts on 17 total chances … Posted five multi-hit games … Recorded four multi-RBI outings, including three occasions with three RBIs … Filed a season-long four-game hitting streak on two different occasions … Tallied a .241/.281/.389 slash line during conference play with 13 hits, 9 RBIs, four runs, two home runs and two doubles … Played errorless defense against SEC opponents …  First start and homer as a Razorback came against Illinois (Feb. 18) where she went 1-for-2 with a solo home run … Went 2-for-3 with a season high three RBIs and scored two runs in 15-4 win over Longwood (Feb. 19) … Blasted second home run of the year on a solo shot in 13-3 win over Western Illinois (Feb. 20) … Clobbered a solo home run, her third of the season, versus Louisville (Feb. 28) … Matched season high in RBIs and was crucial in Arkansas’ SEC-opening win at Tennessee (March 18), towering a three-run home run in the sixth to regain a 4-3 lead in favor of the Hogs …. Hit first career double in win at Western Kentucky (March 21) … Recorded at least one hit in each game during LSU series (March 26-28) … Went 2-for-3 with two runs batted in versus LSU (March 27) … Hit 2-for-3 with an RBI in rubber match victory against LSU (March 28) … Matched season high in RBIs after filing a three-run home run in game three win over Auburn (April 10) …  Went 2-for-4 in series opening win at Florida (April 22) …  Rocketed crucial solo home run in the SEC Tournament opener versus Ole Miss (May 12) to help the Hogs advance to the tournament’s semifinals … Went 2-for-3 with a triple and scored a run to help Arkansas claim the SEC Tournament crown over Missouri (May 14) and earn SEC All-Tournament Team recognition … In the Fayetteville Regional, went 1-for-3 with a solo home run against Oregon (May 21) … In Fayetteville Regional Championship, went 1-for-2 with a solo blast and a walk versus Oregon (April 22) to help Arkansas reach their second consecutive Super Regional … In Fayetteville Super Regional, doubled in game two against Texas (May 27).

Before Arkansas
Played at Elkhorn South HS for head coach Elliot Haack, and is one of the most decorated players in program history, setting school career records in batting average (.464), home runs (33), RBI (150), runs (123) and doubles (43) … Named to the Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska First Time as a senior in 2020 … As a senior set single-season school career records in batting average (.612), home runs (14), RBI (50), runs (42) and stolen bases (21) … Ranked the No. 71 player in FloSoftball’s Hot 100 and No. 87 in Extra Inning Softball’s Elite 100 in her class … Played travel ball for the DeMarini Aces, hitting 46 home runs, 36 doubles and driving in 195 RBI … Also placed fifth at PGF Nationals.

Daughter of Rich and Kellie Hoffmann … Has two siblings, Shelby and Paige … Only person in her family that is left-handed … Enjoys spending time with friends.