Katrin Gabriel is in her first season as a volunteer assistant coach for the UC San Diego softball team.
In her first season on Patti Gerckens' staff, Gabriel helped guide the Tritons to their second-straight appearance in the NCAA Division II national championship game. UCSD matched a school record for wins (45) and earned the CCAA Tournament title for the first time.
Gabriel was welcomed to Patti Gerckens' staff after lettering four seasons and helping the Tritons to a 2011 Division II national title. She finished her career in 2011 with 48 steals, tying her for the third-most career steals for any player in program history. Gabriel recorded 114 hits, 76 runs, 123 total bases and 20 RBI while hitting .256 in her four-year career. She also had a career .942 fielding percentage in the outfield for the Tritons.
She notched a leadoff pinch-hit single and then scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning on a squeeze play in
a 2-1 win over Chico State on May 16, 2011 to hand UCSD its first West Region
title. In the national championship game, Gabriel tallied two hits and two RBI against No. 1
Alabama-Huntsville on May 30, 2011.
Gabriel graduated from UCSD with a degree in Human Development from Marshall College in 2011.
To view her player biography, click here.