Kayla Green - Softball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#13 Kayla Green

C | R-Jr. | 5-9 | R/R | Temecula, Calif. | Great Oak HS

Career Highlights
SEC Player of the Week (2020)
SEC Academic Honor Roll (2020)

2020 | Junior
Played in 23 games and made 22 starts behind the plate… Hit .375, which was the third-highest on the team… Collected 21 hits, one double, one triple, one home run, 13 RBIs, 10 runs scored and 10 walks… Posted second-best on base percentage on the team at .478… Named SEC Player of the Week (Feb. 17) for the first time in her career going 6-for-9 at the plate and driving in three runs… Notched a career-high three hits against Furman (Feb. 15)… Drove in a season-high three RBI versus UIC (Feb. 15)… Hit first career triple against Boston U (Feb. 22)… Went 1-for-2 with a pair of walks in a win at No. 9 Alabama (March 6)… Slammed walk-off home run in 1-0 win over Kansas (March 10).

2019 | Sophomore
Started all 55 games; 51 behind the plate and four as the designated player… Led the team in walks (24) and had the second-most hit by pitches (11)… Caught nine runners stealing as a catcher… Recorded the second-highest fielding percentage among starters (.978)… Batted .214 with 13 extra-base hits that included five home runs… Scored 13 runs on 30 hits… Contributed four RBIs against Northwestern State (Feb. 28)… Was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Puerto Vallarta Classic hitting .556 at the plate and recording her first home run of the season against Northern Colorado (Feb. 15)… Finished the season on a seven-game on base streak.

2018 | Freshman
Started all 58 games during her freshman campaign… Led the team in doubles (12), hit by pitches (9), had the second-most sac flies (3) and finished third in RBI (26)… Caught 15 runners stealing… Recorded a .991 fielding percentage… Batted .237 in 152 at bats that included 20 runs scored and six homers… Recorded a season-high four RBI against Alabama (April 13)… Recorded two runs scored in three games, all wins, against Grand Canyon (Feb. 17), Dartmouth (March 2) and Mississippi State (March 31)… Recorded multiple hits in nine games, including five SEC contests… Posted five total bases against Missouri (March 25) and Alabama (April 13)… Recorded an 11 game hitting streak from Feb. 18 through March 2… Ended the season on a five-game on base streak.

Prior to Arkansas
Played with Razorback teammate Autumn Storms at Great Oak High School… During the 2016 season, Green carded a .342 batting average with three home runs and 23 RBIs to help the team to a quarterfinal appearance in the CIF Southern Section playoffs… Played travel ball for So Cal Athletics.

Parents are Brian and Nicole Jendro … Biological daughter of Amy and Michael… Has four siblings, Marley, Erika, Cody and Joseph… Majoring in criminal justice and sociology … Enjoys hiking, walking her dog and discovering new places … Was adopted at 14 … Wants to pursue a master’s in social work.