4 Kayla Kramer
2009: Started 26 of 40 games played ... Made 18 starts at designated hitter, four at third base, two at shortstop and two in the outfield ... Served as a pinch runner in 11 contests ... Team leader in triples with two and ranked third on the team in both batting average (.262) and RBI (17) and fourth in runs scored (15) ... Produced five multi-hit and four multi-RBI games ... Drove in three runs on 2-of-5 batting in NIU's 6-3 victory over St. Mary's (Calif.) (3/12/09) ... Went 3-for-4 with three RBI and a run scored in the Huskies' 9-4 victory over Bowling Green in the MAC Softball Tournament ... Hit two home runs, with first career round tripper coming in a 5-3 victory over Valparaiso (3/25/09).
Junior College: Hit .363 with 57 hits in 157 at bats and belted 10 home runs at Kankakee Community College in 2008 ... Earned all-region honors her sophomore season at KCC ... Turned in a .948 fielding percentage at shortstop with 50 putouts and 95 assists ... During her freshman year at Kankakee, hit .333 with four home runs and 37 RBI in 107 at bats.
High School: Earned two varsity letters in softball at West Chicago High School ... Earned All-DuPage Valley Conference honors at shortstop her senior year ... Was the fifth-leading hitter in the conference (.416) and set the school's single season record for home runs with 10 as a senior ... Was selected to the Chicago Sun-Times Super 60 in Illinois as one of the top 60 seniors in the state.
Personal: Daughter of Linda and Jeff Kramer... Huskie Scholar for 2008-09 academic year. Major: Art Visual Communications. Birthday: June 19, 1988.