|High School:||James E. Taylor HS|
High School: Haney comes to Mercer after playing for three years under head coach Billie Powell at James E. Taylor High School in Katy, Texas. She is a two-time All-District 19 5A and Academic All-District player while her team was a 2011 regional semi-finalist after winning the district 19 5A championship. She was also named her high school's Defensive Player of the Year in 2011.
Coach DeFeo on Haney: "Kat is a tenacious competitor that every coach would love to have on their team. She is a slick fielding shortstop with a sweet swing from the left side of the plate. Kat is also athletic enough to play anywhere on the field for the Bears."
Personal: Born on Apr. 7, 1994 to Roy and Debbie Haney…member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society….received the Texas ACT Council Student Achievement Award in 2010…chose Mercer because it was the perfect combination of academics and athletics…favorite movie is Up…favorite athlete is Jeff Bagwell…majoring in Mechanical Engineering.