Accident, MD / Northern Garrett High School
As a Lady Cat
Kaitlynn Fratz burst onto the collegiate basketball scene by leading the Lady Cats in scoring at 17.2 points per game on her way to being named the WVIAC Freshman of the Year and First-Team All-WVIAC in 2011-12. She finished 43rd in NCAA Division II and seventh in the WVIAC in scoring. Fratz, the conference’s Player of the Week on Dec. 20, 2011, also led the Lady Cats with 44 three-pointers, was second in assists (3.3 apg.) and steals (47) and fourth in rebounding (3.4 rpg.). Fratz shot 39.1% (149-381) from the field, 32.8% (44-134) from three-point range, and 75.3% (122-162) from the charity stripe. She led the team in scoring 17 times, assists 13 times, and rebounding three times. Fratz also scored in double-figures in 23 of Pitt-Johnstown’s 27 games.
Fratz posted single-game highs of 34 points against Glenville State (WV) College on Dec. 3, 2011, six rebounds on three occasions, and seven assists in her collegiate debut at Urbana (OH) University on Nov. 11, 2011.
At Northern Garrett High School
Kaitlynn Fratz finished her career at Northern Garrett (MD) High School as Garrett County’s all-time leading scorer for both boys and girls with 2,103 points. She averaged 26.1 points per game as a senior and 21.9 points per game in her four years as a starter. Fratz, a four-time Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference (AMAC) First-Team All-Conference selection and the 2010 and 2011 AMAC Player of the Year, holds school records for career points (2,103), assists (305), and steals (284), and the single season scoring record with 734 points.
Fratz, a two-time Cumberland Times News All-Area Player of the Year and the 2010-11 Cumberland Times News Athlete of the Year, led Northern Garrett to the 2011 Maryland State Championship game for only the second time in school history.
Along with basketball, Fratz was also a four-year letter-winner in softball, soccer and track.
In 2010, she earned the Cumberland Times News All-Area Outstanding Offensive Player of the Year as a member of the soccer team.
Fratz, was the vice president of her senior class, graduated with a 3.3 overall GPA.
She was coached by her father Steve Fratz and Pete Brosnihan at Northern Garrett High School.