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Kayleigh Walts
2  Kayleigh Walts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Flower Mound, Texas

High School:
Flower Mound

Position:
Catcher/Utility

Birthdate:
12/17/1990

Experience:
3L

B/T:
S/R

04/23/2013

Miners to Play Rival Lobos on Wednesday

UTEP and UNM to play doubleheader starting at Noon

04/22/2013

School-Record 42 UTEP Student-Athletes Receive C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal

A Cumulative 3.75 GPA Is Required To Earn Medal

04/20/2013

Miners Drop Two to Blazers

UTEP has dropped 12 in a row

04/19/2013

UTEP Set to Take on UAB

Miners look to end a 10-game skid

04/14/2013

Miners Fall to Cougars in Series Finale

UTEP picks up 28 hits on the weekend

11/04/2012

Miner Sports Weekly Episode 5 (2012)

Hosts Jon Teicher and Julie Levesque interview head soccer coach Kevin Cross, softball's Kayleigh Walts and Colleen Hohman and men's basketball Director of Operations, Keith Wilkinson.

04/28/2013

UTEP Softball Senior Day 2013

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

04/27/2013

UTEP Softball vs. Tulsa

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/09/2013

UTEP Softball vs Memphis

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

02/23/2013

UTEP Softball vs NMSU

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/10/2012

UTEP Softball vs Southern Miss

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

Kayleigh Walts 2010 Photo Gallery

· Three-time Conference USA Academic Medalist (2010, 2011, 2012)

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

· Three-time NFCA Academic Scholar Athlete (2010, 2011, 2012)

2012 (JUNIOR): Started 36 games ... drove in six runs ... finished second on the squad with 165 putouts ... hit a home run with two RBI against Evansville (3/7) ... had two RBI versus New Mexico (5/2) ... went 2-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored against Southern Miss. (3/10).

2011 (SOPHOMORE): Started in all but one game for the Miners ... drove in 25 runs and scored 22 runs ... posted a .260 batting average ... second in walks with 22 ... was 3-3 in stolen bases ... led the team in 231 putouts ... had a career-high four hits against BU ... drove in 4 runs against UND for another career-high.

2010 (FRESHMAN): Made 50 starts in 51 games played seeing time at catcher and first base ... broke the season assist record with 372 which also ranks fifth in UTEP career annals ... posted a .988 fielding percentage which is second in career recordbooks ... 411 chances is a season record and caught 10 runners stealing which ranks tied for sixth ... connected for 31 hits, scoring 18 times and driving in 24 runs ... had seven doubles, drew 10 walks, two hit-by-pitches and posted one sac fly and two sac hits ... was 3-for-5 in stolen bases ... six multiple hit and RBI games ... recorded first career hit against Penn State (2/12), driving in two RBIs ... was 3-for-4 with three runs and four RBIs against New Mexico State (2/15) ... recorded 10 double-digit putouts behind the plate including a string of four consecutive contests over 10 ... posted a career-high 18 putouts vs. Belmont (3/18) and had 16 vs. Central Arkansas (2/18) which rank first and second, respectively in single-game records.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Named to the 2009 All-District 6-5A first team after earning second team honors in 2007 and 2008 ... 2009 Texas Girls Coaches Association Academic All-State honoree ... Flower Mound High School Defensive Player of the Year ... played catcher for the Texas Glory Gold.

PERSONAL: Kayleigh Nicole Walts is the daughter of Brad and Kim Walts ... born Dec. 17, 1990 in Irving, Texas ... has one brother (Chase) and one sister (Raegan) ... nickname is "KayKay".

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