27 Kayla Wells
27 Kayla Wells
Height: 5-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bonney Lake, Wash.
High School: Bonney Lake High School
Position: MI/OF
Last School: Bonney Lake High School
Bats/Throws: L/R

Statistics: 2017 |  20162015 2014

As a Senior (2017): Made appearances in 52 games, starting all but one ... Second on the team in assists (75) and third on the team in batting average (.315) ... Recorded two or more hits 11 times ... Tallied two or more runs on four occasions ... Notched first stolen base of the season in game one against Alabama State (2/25) ... In game two versus the Hornets, she finished with a season-high two walks ... Smacked first double of the season against Arkansas Pine Bluff (3/3) at the Blues City Classic ... Was perfect at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a double, versus Valparaiso (3/10) at the Leon Smith Classic ... Was perfect at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI against Alabama State (3/11) at the Leon Smith Classic ... Recorded a season-high three runs versus Savannah State (3/18) at the Mercer Bear Classic ... Longest hitting streak of the season of nine games from March 18-April 1 ... Tallied a season-high five assists in game two at Morehead State (4/14) ... Was perfect at the plate, going 1-for-1 with a walk, a run and an RBI against Tennessee State (5/6).

As a Junior (2016): Played in 50 contests, starting them all ... Led the team in at-bats (151), hits (40) and triples (2) ... Second on the team in runs (24) and third on the team in stolen bases (3) ... Opened the season with a six game hitting streak ... Notched a season-high six putouts versus Texas Stsate (2/20) ... Scored at least one run in every game from February 20 to March 4 ... Picked up first stolen base of the season against Mississippi Valley State (2/21) ... Went 3-for-4 versus South Dakota State (2/26) ... Tallied a pair of RBI against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/28) ... Smashed first triple of the season in same contest ... Hit second triple of the season in home opener against Alabama A&M (3/11) ... Used a double to record two RBI in game two against Tennessee Tech (4/2) ... Recorded a season-high three RBI after hitting first collegiate home run on the road at Austin Peay (4/9) ... Knocked a double against Eastern Illinois (4/23).

As a Sophomore (2015): One of only three players to start and play in all 45 games ... Led the Bruins in at-bats with a total of 130 ... Second on the team in runs (18), hits (40), and triples (2) ... Third on the team in putouts (77) and total bases (46) ... Recorded first run of the season against UMKC (2/7) ... Went 2-for-3 versus Northwestern State (2/21) ... Snagged five putouts versus Alabama A&M (2/28) ... Collected a season-high four assists against Wright State (3/1) ... Picked up a pair of RBI against Murray State (3/21) ... Scored one run in each game from March 29-April 4 ... Knocked first double of the season versus Middle Tennessee State (4/1) ... Also hit second double of the season at MTSU (4/22) in the rubber game ... Ripped back-to-back triples in games at Tennessee State (5/2, 5/3) ... Went 3-for-4 versus the Lady Tigers (5/3) in game two with two RBI ... Went 4-for-5 in game three at TSU (5/3) with three runs scored, two RBI ... Also picked up a season-high two stolen bases versus the Lady Tigers.

As a Freshman (2014): Appeared in 39 games with 26 starts ... Recorded a .164 hitting percentage ... Notched 10 hits on 61 at-bats ... Tallied 12 runs and four stolen bases ... Went 1-for-1 with an RBI at Samford on Feb. 16 ... Went 1-for-2 with an RBI and a stolen base against Louisana Tech on Mar. 20. 

Prior to Belmont: Played at Bonney Lake High School under coach Andrew Sage ... Four-time All-Conference honoree  ... Served as team captain as a junior and senior ... Earned a career batting average of .448.

Personal: Born December 8, 1994 in Federal Way, Washington ... Daughter of John and Michelle Wells ... Has one sister, Haley ... Lists favorite athletes as Jennie Finch ... Favorite movies are Finding NemoPitch Perfect ... Lists favorite singers as Luke Bryan, Scotty McCreery, Kenny Chesney, Hunter Hayes ... Lists greatest sports thrill as attending and placing in the SPSL 3A State Tournament all four years of high school.