2006: Voted Sun Belt Second Team All-Conference ... Played in 61 games and started 59 ... Split her time between first base and behind the plate ... Ranked fourth on the team with a .265 batting average ... Had eight stolen bases which was second-best on the team ... Led the team with 235 putouts ... Tied for third on the team with 15 RBI and 12 walks ... Caught 11 runners stealing behind the plate and picked off four ... Fourth on the team with eight doubles ... Named an NFCA Scholar Athlete.
Illinois State University: Spent one season at Illinois State ... As a freshman for the Redbirds, Mielke, played in 29 games and started 27, spending most of her time behind the plate for Illinois State ... Voted Illinois State Rookie of the Year.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in softball, volleyball and basketball at Glenboro East High School ... Voted All-Conference all four years ... Named All-Area in 2003 and 2004 ... Academic All-Conference all four years.
Personal: Kathleen "Katie" Mielke ... Born May 27, 1986 ... Daughter of Don and Joan Mielke ... Majoring in business finance.