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#22 Kayla Klein
Kayla Klein Image
Height: 5-7
Class: JR
Position: P
Hometown: La Habra, CA
Previous School: Cerritos College
Bios From Other Seasons

Prior to Hope- Spent one year playing Cerritos College (2013) for Head Coach Kodee Murray… Named Second Team All-South Coast Conference… Pitched in 32 games with 17 starts… Earned a record of 11-5 in 104.1 innings pitched with a 2.15 ERA and 106 strikeouts… She threw five complete games and earned one save… Recorded a season high seven strikeouts on four different occasions… Helped the Falcons finish second in the South Coast Conference… Also played one year at Texas A&M for Head Coach Joe Evans… Appeared in five games with a 1-0 record and 5.25 ERA… Season cut short due to injury… Collected her win against Winthrop College… Helped the Aggies advance to the NCAA Regionals

La Habra High School- Played four years Varsity under Head Coach Frank McCarroll… Helped the Highlanders win back-to-back-to-back Freeway League Championships (2009-11)… Named a four-time Second Team All-CIF and First Team All-Freeway League selection… Second Team All-County honoree as a Junior… Recorded 564 career strikeouts in 558 career innings pitched… As a Senior, she earned a 1.06 ERA with 103 strikeouts in 112 innings… She delivered a career high of 192 strikeouts as a Sophomore

Personal- Parents- Mike Klein (Pool Cleaner), Paula (Marketing Manager) and Larry (OC Courts) Martinez… Sisters- Bobbie and Sammie (teammate at Cerritos)… Favorite Bible Verse- Proverbs 3:5… Choose Hope because it was close to home and she could draw closer to God… Enjoys reading, watching movies, and going to the beach… Major is English- plans to teach at the high school level.

2014 Softball Roster
Roster for 2014 Softball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
RSNatalie Nunez*JRIF/OFL/R5-0Pico Rivera, CARio Hondo College
2Vanessa SmithJRUTLL/R5-5San Mateo, CADe Anza College
5Amanda MatthewsSO1BR/R5-6Covina, CANorthwest University
6Lauren AckersonSR3BR/R5-5Ontario, CAChino HS
7Aryn CamposFROFS/R5-4Colton, CAColton HS
9Adi LopezSROFL/R5-4Highland, CARedlands East Valley HS
10Jocelyn YoungFRC/OFR/R5-7Reno, NVBishop Manogue HS
11Taylor AuginoJROFL/R5-0West Covina, CAWest Covina HS
12Liz GonzalezSRPR/R5-8Long Beach, CAMillikan HS
13Chelsie KellerFR2B/PR/R5-3Murrieta, CACalvary Murrieta HS
16Alexis RoseFR1BR/R5-7Elk Grove, CAFranklin HS
18Corie ApodacaFRSS/2BR/R5-0Ontario, CAColony HS
21Julie LopezJRCR/R5-8Lakewood, CASt. Joseph HS
22Kayla KleinJRPR/R5-7La Habra, CACerritos College
24Michelle RivasSRCR/R5-9South Gate, CASouth East HS
25Mea FloresSRPR/R5-4Torrance, CAEl Camino College
* Redshirt
Aimee Rosa Image
Head Coach
1st season
Assistant Coach
1st season
Overall GSAC Streak
17-33 (.340) 5-15 (.250) Lost 1