Kayla Oranger
6  Kayla Oranger


Elgin, Ill.

High School:
Burlington Central






Miners Drop Two to Blazers

UTEP has dropped 12 in a row


UTEP Set to Take on UAB

Miners look to end a 10-game skid


Houston Gives UTEP Problems, Sweeps Day One

Miners and Cougars play series finale on Sunday


School-Record 139 UTEP Student-Athletes make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to qualify.


Knights' Grand Slam in Wild 11th Sweeps Miners

Miners lose seventh in row, host Houston on April 13 and 14


UTEP Softball Senior Day 2013

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP Softball vs. Tulsa

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP Softball vs Memphis

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP Softball vs South Dakota

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP Softball vs NMSU

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

Kayla Oranger 2010 Photo Gallery

· 2010 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist

· Three-time Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2010, 2011, 2012)

· Two-time NFCA Academic Scholar Athlete (2010, 2011)

2012 (JUNIOR): Started 48 games ... finished third on the squad with a .346 batting average ... had 14 RBI ... finished third in putouts (104) ... had a career-high four hits and set a school record with five runs scored versus Brown (3/3) ... had three hits and two RBI against Southern Miss. (3/10) ... three hits and an RBI versus Evansville (3/6) ... had 16 multiple hit games.

2011 (SOPHOMORE): ‪Played in 49 games starting 48 of them ... drove in six runs, scored 12 runs, recorded 37 hits and 41 total bases ... tied her career-high by recording three hits against Memphis (3/27) ... drove in two runs against Marist (3/18) ... scored two runs against BU (2/27) ... recorded four putouts two times (BU, Memphis).

2010 (FRESHMAN): Made 52 starts in 55 games played ... scored 19 runs on 30 hits with 10 RBIs ... drew 15 walks ... posted one sacrifice fly and three sac hits ... stole six bases ... registered 66 putouts and 75 assists ... five multiple hit games and three with multiple RBIs ... posted a five game hitting streak ... recorded four putouts three times in 2010 (Baylor, NMSU, Southern Miss) ... had a career-best three hits at Houston.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Played shortstop at Burlington Central High School in Elgin, Ill. ... named to the 2009 Chicago Tribune All-State softball team after earning honorable mention honors in 2008 ... ended career ranked ninth in the state of Illinois for career stolen bases (159), 11th in hits (212), 12th in runs scored (177) and 30th and 41st in hits in a season (64, 2008; 63, 2007) and 46th in stolen bases (43) ... named Daily Herald's All-Area team and a two-time honorary captain ... 2009 Illinois Coaches Association (ICA) All-State first team and received second team honors in 2008 ... led Burlington Central to third place finish in the 2009 Illinois state finals ... played for the Bartlett Silver Hawks club team.

PERSONAL: Kayla Michelle Oranger is the daughter of Lowell and Lorie Oranger ... born April 28, 1991 in Elgin, Ill. ... has two brothers (Chris and Justin) ... nickname is "Juice."