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Kaia LoPreste

#20

Player profile

Freshman Season (2020)

Appeared in 20 games, including 14 starts at catcher, during the 2020 season that was shortened due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and posted a .304 batting average (14-for-46) with five doubles, a home run, eight RBI, two walks and six runs scored…the five doubles ranked second on the team…made her collegiate debut on February 7 against No. 1 Alabama…hit an RBI double and scored a run against Detroit Mercy on February 8…drove in a run on an RBI single as part of an eight-run inning versus Detroit Mercy (Feb 9)…reached on an error and scored a run on February 12 against Florida A&M…becamse the primary catcher after an injury to Anna Shelnutt on February 15…hit a double and drove in a pair of runs on February 28 against Kent State…went 2-for-2, including an RBI double on February 29 against No. 19 Baylor…had a pair of hits on the road at No. 21 Arkansas (Feb 29)…hit the first home run of her career against Longwood on March 6…batted 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and a run scored on March 8 against Detroit Mercy.

High School/Club

Attended Riverview High School…played on the Tampa Mustangs TJ Travel Team, where she posted a 238 RBIs and 22 homeruns over four seasons…won the New Jersey Tournament Championship and placed 3rd at PFG Premier with the Mustangs…earned a spot on the 2019 PGF All-American East team as well as three First Team All-State selections…holds the highest batting average within a single season for the Mustangs as well as in doubles…completed her high school career with a .514 batting average, 114 hits, and 95 RBIs.