6 Kayla Backlund
6 Kayla Backlund
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Aurora, Colo.
High School: Eaglecrest HS
Position: Outfield

Took the field in 48 of BSC's 60 games after being sidelined by an injury during the season... hit .293 with 44 hits, 24 runs, two doubles, five triples, nine RBI and an inside-the-park home run... .393 slugging percentage and .369 on-base percentage with 59 total bases... 14 walks and five sacrifice bunts... 9-of-11 on stolen base attempts... 65 putouts from her post in center field with seven assists and only four errors for a .947 fielding percentage.

Appeared in all 62 of BSC's games as a sophomore, starting 58 times... led the team with three triples... recorded 28 hits and a .217 average at the plate... scored 15 runs with six RBI and 36 total bases... was 6-of-7 on stolen base attempts... posted 55 putouts and four assists for a fielding percentage of .868... had six multi-hit games.

Played in 48 games as a freshman, 47 times as a starter... second on the team with a .308 batting average after posting 36 hits in 117 at-bats... scored 20 runs and posted seven RBI... hit five doubles and a triple... tallied 43 total bases and a .349 on-base percentage... posted a .368 slugging percentage, seven sacrifice hits, and was 4-of-7 on stolen base attempts... had 55 putouts and seven assists with only three errors for a .954 fielding percentage... recorded eight multiple-hit games.

Four-year letterman at Ealgecrest High School... named an All-World second baseman by the USSSA and earned Second-Team All-League honors her junior year... First-Team All-Aurora selection and was named Outstanding Defensive Player for the Raptors... named Most Improved Player as a freshman and sophomore... earned Second-Team All-League honors her sophomore year... also was a four-year varsity tennis player, serving as team captain her junior year and competing at both the regional and state levels... four-year member of the Principal's Honor Roll and was a four-year Academic Letterman... earned the Community Service Award and was a member of the Honors Degree Program.

Majoring in business administration... sister Melissa plays softball at Regis University.