11 - Krista Kennedy
Krista Kennedy
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Kennesaw Mountain HS
Position: Infield

2012: As a sophomore, Kennedy started and played in 51 matches for the Bears…Scored 16 runs with three if those being homeruns…Had thirty total hits on the season boasting five multi-hit performances with a season best of three hits in a single game against Eastern Illinois (2/26)… Attained a season high of three RBI against Presbyterian (3/6)… Was one of the best on the team in fielding percentage with .971.

 

2011: Kennedy started in 21 games for the Bears in 2011 at both outfield and second base positions…Was batting .309 with two home runs and eight RBI before injuring her knee for the rest of the season…Had a career-long five game hitting streak in her freshman campaign…Recorded her first-career hit and RBI in a 3-2 loss against Georgia Southern(2/13)…Hit her first-career home run, a two-run shot, and also doubled in a 5-0 shutout over Charleston Southern (2/18)…Went 1-for-3 with a double and a RBI in the second game of a doubleheader sweep over Oakland (2/21)…Had a breakout game against Purdue by going 2-for-3 with a home run, RBI and a run scored in 7-4 loss (2/27)… Went 2-for-2 with an RBI in 8-0 shutout against Austin Peay (3/4)…Scored a run and hit her third double of the season in a 6-1 win at Georgia Southern.

 

High School: Served as the Kennesaw Mountain’s team captain in 2009…Was an All State selection by the Georgia Dugout Club in 2009…Named to the All County, All Region and Region 5AAAAA teams in 2009…In 2008 was also named to the Georgia Dugout Club Elite 80 team…Kennesaw Mountain High School won the Region 5AAAAA champions in 2007…The team was runner-ups in 2006 and 2008 as well...Made it to the Elite 8 Championships in Region 5AAAAA in 2008 and 2009.

 

Personal: Maintained a 3.9 GPA throughout her high school career and graduated with honors…Her favorite sports team is the Atlanta Falcons…Enjoys country music and names Tim McGraw as one of the people she would like to meet…Major is psychology.

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