KB Sides - Softball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#8 KB Sides

OF | R-Sr. | 5-7 | L/R | Dora, Ala. | Sumiton Christian / Alabama

2022 SEC Player of the Year

AT ALABAMA: Played at Alabama for four seasons (2018-21), appearing in 184 games and making 143 starts … During her career was named NFCA Third Team All-Region (2021), SEC All-Defensive Team (2021), SEC All-Tournament Team (2019) and SEC Player of the Week (2020) … Posted a career slash line of .328/.398/.423 with 145 hits, 25 doubles, four triples, three home runs and 81 RBIs … Swiped 43 bases … In 2021 hit .314 with a career-best 11 doubles and 21 walks … Over the COVID-19 shortened 2020 season, registered a .483 batting average, 28 hits and 22 RBIs … Produced a .304 batting average as a sophomore, setting career-bests in runs (53), hits (68), total bases (91), home runs (3), RBIs (37) and stolen bases (22) … In the postseason went 5-for-10 in the Super Regionals against Texas and was 3-for-3 in the WCWS against Florida … As a freshman played in 44 games, primarily as a pinch runner.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named the Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year, three-time MaxPreps All-American … 2017 USA Today Second Team All-American … NFCA All-American … All-State Tournament Team, ASWA First Team, 2017 NFCA Golden Shoe Award … Won back-to-back state titles in 2015 and 2016 … Scored the most career runs (462) and career stolen bases (401) in Alabama high school softball history.

PERSONAL: Full name is Kendall Beth Sides … Daughter of George and Lynn Sides … Has one sister Katlyn, who played softball at UAB … Graduated from Alabama in Spring 2021.