4 - Karl Sorensen
Karl Sorensen
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Blacksburg, Va.
High School: Salem
Position: C
Major: Biology
Bats/Throws: R/R

2014: Saw action in 28 games with 20 starts at catcher … Academic All-NEWMAC … finished with a .222 average with eight RBI … was among the top 50 players in Division III in getting hit by a pitch … pair of hits and an RBI against Coast Guard (3/23) … scored a pair of runs at Clark (3/29) … 3-for-6 day against Emerson (4/4) with two RBI and three runs scored … went 2-for-3 the next day against the Lions with two more RBI and two runs scored … double in three trips and a run scored at Wheaton (5/3) in the NEWMAC Tournament … went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the NCAA Tournament against St. Joseph’s (5/16).

2013: Shared the catching duties as a sophomore … played in 27 games with 24 starts … hit .221 with eight RBI … committed just two errors behind the plate … drove in his first run of the season against Clark (3/16) … drove in a run and scored twice vs. Western Connecticut State (3/25) … 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI against Babson (4/2) … 1-for-2 with an RBI and a pair of runs at WPI (4/6) … 2-for-3 at Worcester State (4/17) … drove in a run in consecutive games against Suffolk (5/6), Mitchell (5/10) and Coast Guard (5/12).

2012: Played in 14 games and started eight at catcher ... batted .186 on the year ... five hits in 27 at-bats ... scored four runs ... drove in two ... drove in a run on a double against Salem State (4/3).

Off The Diamond at MIT: Majoring in biology … internship at Novozymes … research in the Chisolm Lab investigating amino acid uptake and use in Prochlorococcus … treasurer for Kappa Sigma.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Salem Hill High School … team captain … defensive player of the year as a senior … all-district and all-region in 2011 … all-district as a junior … also played with the Richmond Braves.