Junior season (2010)
Made 19 appearances with six starts, five at second and one at shortstop … hit .111 with two RBI … drew three walks … earned the start at second against Niagara on Feb. 26 and went 1-for-2 … had a pinch-hit, two-run single against Western Carolina on April 18 … also stole a base and scored a run in that game … drew a walk and scored a run as a pinch-hitter at College of Charleston on March 20 … scored a run as a pinch-runner against Sacred Heart on Feb. 26 … earned spots on the Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List both semesters … named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete for the 2009-10 school year.
Sophomore season (2009)
Played 27 games with 12 starts … eight came at third base and four at shortstop … hit .152 on the season with five hits in 33 at bats … scored four runs and had three RBI … earned nine walks … turned in a .941 fielding percentage with two errors in 34 chances … put together a three-game hitting streak from April 25-29, going 1-for-3 in games against College of Charleston (April 25 and 26) and Liberty (April 29) … also had an RBI in her first game against the Cougars … went 1-for-2 with an RBI against Army on Feb. 14 … was 1-for-1 with three walks and an RBI against North Carolina A&T on April 16, drawing a bases-loaded walk to knock in a run … drew a pair of walks against Tennessee State on Feb. 21 … scored a run as a pinch-runner in the first game of the season, against North Florida on Feb. 6 … also scored against Florida Gulf Coast (Feb. 7), Campbell (March 31) and East Carolina (April 22) … earned a spot on the Dean’s List in the spring semester … named an NFCA Scholar-Athlete … was an Academic All-SoCon selection.
Freshman season (2008)
Saw action in 41 games, getting the starting nod in 25 ... hit .103 on the year with a double and six runs scored ... was successful in her only steal attempt ... drew 10 walks on the season, with six coming in the Spartans’ last six games of the season ... named an NFCA Scholar-Athlete and earned a spot on the Athletic Honor Roll for the 2007-08 school year.
Three-sport athlete at Durham HS in Durham, Calif. ... three-year varsity player for Wes Bill ... earned all-league honors in 2005 and 2006 ... league MVP in 2006 ... participated in the all-star game in 2007... Trojans captured league titles in 2005 and 2006 ... also competed in volleyball and basketball ... played club ball for the Chico Starz.
Kayla Marie Hensley ... born Dec. 11, 1988, in Durham, Calif. ... daughter of Jeff and Cheryl Hensley ... has a younger sister, Tonya ... majoring in elementary education.