Cards fall short in Columbia Regional
Fourth-seeded Cards will face fifth-seeded NC State Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
Cards use a double and three home runs to erase a 4-0 deficit and score nine runs in the final two innings
A walkoff homer gives Pitt a 2-1 win in the first game; Becker homers twice as Cards win game two 12-0
Cards will face Pittsburgh in a three-game ACC series this weekend
Louisville Softball v Kansas | NCAA Regional Game 1
Louisville Softball v Boston College - Game 2
Louisville Softball v Boston College | Game 1
Louisville Softball v Florida State
Louisville Softball v Kentucky
• 2014 American Athletic Conference Second Team Selection
As a senior (2014): Played in 47 games with 36 starts in the outfield or at third base... Registered a .272 batting average with six doubles and three home runs... Scored 19 runs and drove in 17... Hit a two-run homer against Ole Miss (4/18)... Went 3 for 3 with an RBI in the 9-7 win at Ohio State (3/18)... Went 3 for 3 with a home run and two runs in the 7-5 win over Virginia (3/15)... Hit her first career grand slam in the 10-2 win over Illinois State (3/9)... Went 2 for 3 with two runs in the 16-2 win over Florida A&M.
As a junior (2014): Played in all 58 games with 49 starts in right field or at third base... Registered a .297 batting average... Third o the team with nine home runs... Scored 23 runs and drove in 27... Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Tournament team... Hit two home runs, including a two-run shot to break a 3-3 tie in the 5-3 win over Temple in the quarterfinals of the AAC championship... Belted out a career-high four hits in the 6-2 win over Memphis... Went 3 for 3 with two runs in the 9-1 win over UConn... Had the game-winning RBI in the 5-1 and 3-0 wins over No. 25 USF... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll and the Dean's List in the fall and spring... Earned American Athletic Conference all-academic team honors.
As a sophomore (2013): Played in 46 games with 36 starts at third base or designated player... Registered a .309 batting average with three home runs, 32 RBIs and 23 runs... Hit a three-run home run in the 5-1 win over then-No. 20/21 Kentucky (4/3)... Went 2 for 3 with a home run and 2 RBI in the 5-0 win over Stony Brook (2/17)... Went 1 for 1 with three RBI in the 8-2 win over DePaul (2/9)... Named to the athletic director's honor roll in the spring... Earned BIG EAST All-Academic team honors.
As a freshman (2012): Played in 38 games with 37 starts at third base... Scored 11 runs and drove in 12... Her two-run double was the game-winner in the Cards' 2-0 win over DePaul in the semifinals of the BIG EAST tourney... Went 3 for 4 with two doubles and three RBIs in the 15-4 win over St. John's (5/5)... Delivered a one-out RBI double in the bottom of the seventh to give the Cards a 1-0 win over Rutgers on April 6... Went 2 for 3 with four RBI in the 9-0 win over Saint Louis (3/11)...Hit her first career home run, a solo shot, to tie the game in the seventh inning in the Cards' 2-1 win over Virginia on Feb. 17... Named to the Athletic Director's honor roll in the fall and spring... Dean's List in the spring... Selected to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team... NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete.
High School/Travel: Played shortstop, third base and outfield for New Egypt High School and the New Jersey Breakers Gold team... Helped lead her high school team to three Central Jersey Sectional titles and the 2010 New Jersey Group One State championship... Three-time All-State Group One, All-Ocean County, All-Area and Burlington County Scholastic League selection... League MVP in 2010... Named to the Courier Post, Trentionian All-Area, Burlington County Times, and Star Ledger All-County first teams in 2010... Earned South Jersey Girls Softball Coaches Association All-South Jersey honors and was named to the Star Ledger All-Group One first team and All-State second team... Selected to the Patriot Division first team in 2009 and the Freedom Division first team in 2008... Helped the New Jersey Gold, qualify for the ASA Gold National Championship for three straight years (2008-10)... Also lettered four years in field hockey team and was a two-time Freedom Division first team selection (2008-09) and a Patriot Division first team pick in 2010.
Personal: Full name is Kayla Soles... Daughter of Sandy and Dave Soles... Birthdate is August 7, 1993... Major is justice administration... Her sister, Jamie, plays softball at the University of Hartford... Her cousin Shannon Houston played softball at Cal Berkeley... Her cousin Abbey Houston plays softball at Rutgers.