Courtesy EKU Athletics

 During the offseason, Northern Kentucky’s Kathryn Gleason has been busy at work putting together a talented roster for the 2021 Norse softball campaign. Gleason announces the addition of another talented player to the roster, Kendyl McKeough, a transfer from Eastern Illinois who will be immediately eligible with two years of eligibility remaining.

Kendyl McKeough

  • McKeough was listed as a catcher coming out of high school, but as played more of utility role during her collegiate career, seeing action at both corner infield positions during her junior campaign
  • During a shortened 2020 season, McKeough had a batting average of .289 with 38 RBI’s and 8 home runs
  • McKeough earned 53 starts in 54 games as a sophomore, batting .277 with 43 hits, eight doubles, five home runs, 29 RBI and 12 runs

Gleason on McKeough

“We are excited to welcome Kendyl to the NKU Softball program. Kendyl is an explosive, strong hitter, who will contribute immediately to our lineup with her power at the plate.  She will also add depth on defense with her versatility at the corner positions as well as behind the plate. We are happy she will be joining our Softball family, as well as continuing her graduate studies.”


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