Kristyn Sandberg
23 Kristyn Sandberg
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Island Park, N.Y.

High School:
West Hempstead

Height:
5-8

Position:
C/IF

Birthdate:
01/21/1990

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2012: Recipient of the Vickie and Leon Farmer Scholarship...Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll for 2011 fall semester... Appeared and started in all 62 games batting .355 with 40 runs, 49 hits, 51 RBI, 19 home runs, 52 walks and 15 hit by pitches...Named to NFCA All-America Second Team, NFCA All-Region First Team, All-SEC First Team and SEC Community Service Team...Drafted as the No. 5 pick overall in the NPF Senior Pro Draft to the USSSA Pride...Led the team with a .684 on-base percentage during the postseason that included three hits and nine walks...Hit her 19th home run of the year against North Carolina...Went 3-for-4 with a run and RBI in game two win at No. 23 LSU...Hit a seventh-inning home run in game three against No. 2 Alabama...Posted a combined 4-for-6 with three runs and four RBI in doubleheader versus South Carolina...Had her first two-home run game against USC Upstate...Notched the game-tying run with a solo home run in the seventh inning of game one at No. 10 Tennessee with another hit and run in game two...Had seven-game hit streak starting March 17 against No. 23 Auburn and ending March 28 versus Georgia Southern...Combined for three runs, three hits and four RBI in series at Ole Miss...Was perfect at the plate with two hits and RBI in game three against No. 23 Auburn while going 2-for-3 with a run and RBI in game two...Notched two hits, including a home run, with three runs against No. 5 UCLA...Posted two-run home run against No. 5 Washington...Powered a three-run home run in win over Cal State Fullerton...Totaled five runs, seven hits and nine RBI in season-opening Red and Black Showcase.

2011: Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll...Appeared in 61 games making 60 starts batting .303 with 24 runs, 10 home runs and 31 RBI...In NCAA Athens Super Regional vs. No. 15 Baylor, led the team with a .571 batting average with two doubles, two home runs and four RBI...Hit three-run home run vs. UAB in NCAA Regional...Hit three-run home run vs. No. 7 Tennessee in SEC Tournament...Recorded stretch of eight-straight at-bats with hits and 10-straight plate appearances reaching base from April 6-9...Batted .857 and slugged 1.857 with four doubles and a home run to go along with seven RBI in sweep of No. 18 Kentucky...Went 3-for-3 with a home run in game two vs. No. 8 Tennessee...Batted .412 with two run scored in Cathedral City Classic.

2010: CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Second Team...Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll for spring semester...Appeared in 57 games making 56 starts batting .344 with seven home runs, 38 RBI and 20 runs scored...In Athens Super Regional vs. No. 12 California, went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI...In Athens Regional, hit .455...Batted .556 with four RBI in series against South Carolina...Produced four RBI in series vs. Auburn...Went 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI vs. Kennesaw State...Hit .333 at Kentucky with game-winning RBI with a bases-loaded hit-by-pitch in game one...Posted 13-game hitting streak from Feb. 28 to March 24, which tied for 12th-best in school history...Batted .444 at No. 17 Tennessee...Went 1-for-3 with an RBI in win over No. 7 Alabama...Hit .692 with a home run and seven RBI in Bulldog Invitational...Batted .364 with three home runs and seven RBI in Georgia Softball Classic including a two home run game vs. Iowa St...Hit .400 with a home run and four RBI in Red & Black Showcase...Named to fall 2009 Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2009: All-SEC Freshman Team...SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll...Appeared in 58 games making 57 starts batting .297 with nine HRs, 26 RBI, 23 runs and threw out 14 base runners...Hit .214 with a HR and three RBI at WCWS...Made first career start at 3B vs. Ga. Southern...Led team with a .538 average (7-for-13) in series vs. Auburn with a HR in all three games...Batted .444 (4-for-9) in Kentucky series with a HR and three RBI...Recorded first-career HR vs. No. 24 Baylor in Easton Challenge...Hit .444 with three runs and two RBI in Ga. Softball Classic...Recorded three sacrifice hits, a double and scored a run in Cathedral City Kickoff...Made Bulldog debut starting at catcher vs. No. 20 Long Beach St...Fall 2008 Director's Honor Roll and Dean's List.

High School/Club: West Hempstead High School...Four-year letterwinner...Four-time All-County selection and team MVP...First-Team All-Long Island as a senior after batting .784 with 12 HRs and 20 RBI...Played travel ball for Virginia Shamrocks...Also lettered in basketball and soccer at WHHS and played ice hockey for the Island Waves...As a senior in basketball, named team MVP, All-County, Conference Player of the Year and Second-Team All-Nassau...As a junior in basketball, named team MVP and All-Division...Member of Spanish Honor Society, National Honor Society and President of Athletes Helping Athletes...Received Dan Sullivan Award and honored for Outstanding Performance in science, Spanish, physical education and health and orchestra.

Personal: Born: Jan. 21, 1990...Daughter of Robert and Susan Sandberg...Has a younger brother, Ryan...Aunt, Terry Winkler, played volleyball at Stony Brook University...Major: Health & Physical Education.

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