5 - Kayla Smith
Kayla Smith
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lexington, S.C.
High School: Brookland-Cayce
Position: IF
Major: Exercise Science

2009: Saw action in 42 games with 33 starts primarily at second base and designated player ... Hit .240 on 24 total hits, including six home runs, two doubles and a triple .. scored 19 runs and drove in 25 ... Slugged a solid .450 ... Blasted three home runs at the NCAA Regional in Hickory, N.C., earning Southeast Regional All-Tournament Team status.

2008: Played in 48 games with 48 starts all at shortstop ... Hit .217, with 16 runs and 17 RBI ... Had six multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests ... Batted .234 with two home runs in PBC play ... Had a season high four hits in a win against Charleston ... PBC Presidential Scholar.

2007: Saw time in 32 games with 12 starts ... Hit .188 with eight runs and a pair of home runs, driving in eight ... Also added one start in the ring, allowing three earned runs over seven innings in the 3-2 loss to Fairmont State ... Went 4-for-13 (.308) as the Bobcats' top pinch-hitting option ... Recorded her first hit, RBI and home run in the 9-0 win over Alderson-Broaddus ... PBC Presidential Honor Roll.

High School: Graduated from Brookland-Cayce High School in Cayce, S.C. ... Was named the 3A State Player of the Year as a senior and earned All-State honors following her junior and senior seasons ... Was the Region Player of the Year after her junior and senior seasons and was a three-time Area Player of the Year ... Was also a three-time All-Region selection ... Played summer ball with the South Carolina Bandits for seven years and went to Nationals in 2005 & 2006 as well as the Southern Nationals in 2004.

Personal: Daughter of Glenn and Vickie Smith ... Born Jan. 24, 1988 ... Majoring in community health ... Lists "House" as her favorite television show ... Chose Georgia College for the great academics and wonderful softball teams.

 

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H HR RBI SB-ATT
2008 .217 48-48 143 16 31 2 17 0-1
2007 .188 32-12 48 8 9 2 8 1-1
Total .209 80-60 191 24 40 4 25 1-2