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55 - Kayla Uphold
Kayla Uphold
Height: 5-8
Year: SR
Hometown: Fontana, CA
High School: Fontana
College: Hope International U.
Position: P
Major: Business Administration
Bats/Throws: R/R

2012:  Pitching ace for the Bulldog squad that captured its eighth straight SCIAC crown and NCAA appearance… Also served as an integral offensive option… SCIAC Player of the Year… NFCA All-Region Second-Team selection… From the mound, she started 18 games and made 32 appearances en route to a stellar 20-6-1 record during 163.2 innings… Threw 12 complete games and five shutouts for the Maroon and Gray… Struck out 74 batters for an average of 3.16 strikeouts per game…  Fanned a season-high seven batters during the Bulldogs’ 4-0 victory at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on April 22… Held opponents to a .262 batting average while amassing a 2.35 ERA… From the plate, she tallied a batting average of .418 in 146 at-bats… Connected on 61 hits, including seven doubles and one home run… Scored 28 times and was walked on nine occasions… Provided 26 RBI… Came up with three RBI in each win against Whittier on Feb. 19, La Verne on March 10, and Occidental on April 15… Also crushed her lone home run against Occidental that day… Earned an on-base percentage of .452 and a slugging percentage of .486… Added 25 putouts and 56 assists to her repertoire… 

2011:  Integral contributor to the Bulldog softball team’s seventh consecutive SCIAC Championship… Helped Redlands to capture the SCIAC Postseason Tournament title for an automatic berth to the NCAA Championships… Top pitcher in the team’s record-breaking season that amassed the most wins in program history with a 36-11 overall record… First-Team All-SCIAC honoree… NFCA All-Region Second-Team selection… Tallied an 18-5 record from the mound… Made 28 appearances and 24 starts while throwing 153.2 innings… Finished out 14 complete games for the Maroon and Gray… Held opponents to a .256 batting average… Also provided a much needed spark to the offense, offering the second-best batting average among the returnees at .381… Connected on 37 hits, highlighted by nine doubles, two triples and one home run… Provided 31 RBI and scored 25 runs… Recorded a slugging percentage of .546 and an on-base mark of .430… Offered a .925 fielding percentage with nine putouts and 40 assists… Pitched two nine-inning efforts, going the distance on Feb. 5 vs. Vanguard and again on May 14 against Texas-Tyler… Stepped up with five RBI in the team’s victory over Occidental College on March 5…