|Kayla Orr - 21
AS A SENIOR (2012)
Named to the NFCA Division I All-Region Second Team ... started all 59 games ... second on the team with a .335 batting average ... led the team with 59 hits and four sacrifice flies... scored 22 runs and had 27 RBI ... went 2-for-3 with two RBI, one run and a home run vs. UMass (3/3) ... named the Kentucky Tournament MVP...went 10-for-17 (.588) with one RBI, one homer and six runs scored in the tournament ... went 3-for-4 with two runs and three doubles against UMKC (3/16) ... batted .500 (2-for-4) with two runs, six RBI and two three-run homers against Chattanooga (4/18).
AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2011)
Started all 58 games, splitting time between first base and shortstop ... led the Blazers with 73 total bases ... batted a .272 average and recorded 49 hits ... crossed the plate 24 times and drove in a team-high 32 runs ... 32 RBI ranked sixth in Conference USA ... smacked nine doubles and blasted five home runs ... registered 10 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games ... went 2-for-2 with three runs, two RBI and a homer in the 8-0 victory against Mississippi State (3/1).
AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2010)
Named to the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-Region First Team ... first-team All-C-USA selection ... C-USA Hitter of the Week (4/26/10) after going 10-19 with four home runs, eight runs and eight RBI for UAB over six games ... broke UAB's single-season slugging percentage record (.565) ... ranked seventh in C-USA with a .339 batting average and tied for fourth with 43 RBI ... finished the season with a team-high 10 home runs ... recorded 14 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games ... named MVP of the Magic City Classic ... batted 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBI against Alabama State (2/21) ... went 4-for-4 with one run and three RBI against Houston (4/3) ... collected six hits with three home runs, four runs and 7 RBI in three games at UTEP (4/24-26).
REDSHIRT SEASON (2009)
Missed most of 2009 season due to injury ... received medical redshirt.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008)
Saw significant playing time at shortstop, designated hitter and pinch hitter ... batted .203 while playing 45 games and starting in 24 on the season ... hit her first career home run, a grand slam, against Troy (4/17) ... recorded two doubles and a stolen base in a win against Marshall (4/12).
Attended Hartselle High School ... named to The Birmingham News and Hartselle Enquirer Player of the Year for 2007 ... also named to The Birmingham News Super All-State and All-State teams ... compiled 17 home runs, 64 RBI and hitting .440 her senior season ... named to the Birmingham News All-State team three times ... also named to three consecutive All-Area teams named by the Decatur Daily and Hartselle Enquirer ... named a Class 5A honorable mention at second base by the Alabama Sport Writers Association her sophomore season ... twice named to the all-state volleyball team by the Decatur Daily and Hartselle Enquirer ... a Who's Who Among High School Students ... member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta.
Full name is Kayla Renee Orr ... born Aug. 24, 1989 in Decatur, Ala. ... parents of Dennis and Wynette Orr ... has a younger sister, Chandler ... majoring in communication studies.