Cards will host two weekend tournaments along with an Alumnae Game on Sept. 26
Cards place 17 players on 2013-14 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
Cards fall 8-3 to Boston in an elimination game
Cards overcomes a 7-1 deficit to tie the game at 7-7 in the fifth, but LSU prevails 13-9 in slugfest in Tucson Regional opener
Cards will face LSU Friday at 8:04 p.m. on ESPN
Louisville Softball v Boston | NCAA Regional
Louisville Softball v LSU | NCAA First Round
Louisville Softball v Temple | Senior Day
Louisville Softball v Temple | Game 1 |
Louisville Softball v Wisconsin
As a sophomore (2013): Played in 46 games with 36 starts at third base or designated player... Registered a .309 batting average with five 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)
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... Played in 37 games with 36 starts... 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... Has not declared a major... Her cousin Shannon Houston played softball at Cal Berkeley... Her cousin Abbey Houston plays softball at Rutgers.