Columbia Softball BIO
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2 Kayla Maloney
2016 (Hitting): Played in 28 games, starting in 22 … picked up seven hits, three doubles, a walk and four RBI while adding a pair of stolen bases, two sacrifice bunts and five runs scored … went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and four RBI against Charleston Southern on March 15 … named to the Ivy League weekly honor roll on March 22.

 

2016 (Pitching): Made 18 appearances, including eight starts … finished with a 1-6 record and 5.19 ERA after throwing in 59.1 innings of work … pitched all 14.2 innings of the 15-inning affair with UNC Wilmington on March 18, noted as the longest game in Division I in 2016, while giving up only two runs and striking out four batters.

 

2015 (Pitching): Saw action in 21 games as a pitcher, getting five starts in the circle ... Pitched 51.2 innings, and had a 2-5 record with a 4.06 ERA ... Gave up 30 earned runs on 56 hits while posting 30 strikeouts ... Did not give up an earned run in eight of 21 outings ... Got her first start of the season against Eastern Michigan (2/20) giving up three runs in 5.2 innings with five strikeouts ... Came on in relief at San Diego (3/20 Game 1) and gave up only one hit in the final 4.2 innings, striking out seven with zero runs ...Gave up two runs in game two against the Toreros, ending the day with 10.2 innings pitched, 12 strikeouts, six hits and only two runs ... Earned her first save of the season at Yale (4/5) recording the final four outs ... Went the full seven innings in her first win of the season against Fairleigh Dickinson (4/8) giving up just one unearned run and five hits with five strikeouts ... Tallied a win in relief at Rider (4/21 Game 1) recording the final five outs.

 

2015 (Hitting): Finished the season with an on base percentage of .333 ... Scored a run as a pinch-runner in a win over Northern Iowa (2/27) ... Recorded two walks and one run in a game two win over Saint Peter's (4/16) ... Went 1-for-2 with a double in the first game against Cornell (4/18).

 


2014:
Appeared in 16 games for the Lions, starting seven at pitcher and one at second base … 1-3 pitching record with 11 strikeouts and a 6.09 ERA … Won her first collegiate game against Rider University in game one on Mar. 23.

 

Phillips Academy: Four-year letterwinner in volleyball and softball and two-year varsity basketball player ... Three-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic, two-time Eagle Tribune MVP, three-time Big East MVP ... Holds school record for strikeouts (425) and for home runs (17) ... As a senior, she batted .500 and helped team to win the Big East Prep School Tournament her sophomore, junior and senior year … Played for Rhode Island Thunder Gold.
Personal: Plans to major in Biochemistry... Made Honor Roll all four years ... Daughter of Maria Nguyen and Kevin Maloney ... Born March 4, 1994.

 

CAREER PITCHING STATISTICS
YEAR ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF BAVG WP HBP BK SFA SHA
2014 6.09 1-3 12 7 0 0/0 1 33.1 39 36 39 23 11 10 0 8 139 .281 2 4 0 0 4
2015 4.06 2-5 21 5 2 0/1 1 51.2 56 40 30 24 30 8 2 6 203 .276 5 9 0 1 5
2016 5.19 1-6 18 8 2 0/0 1 59.1 78 51 44 31 18 18 4 11 285 .325 4 5 0 3 6
TOTAL 5.00 4-14 51 20 4 0/1 3 144.1 173 127 103 78 59 36 6 25 697 .297 11 18 0 4 15

 

CAREER HITTING STATISTICS
YEAR AVG. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OBP SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2014 .000 4-1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 2 1 .000 0 0 0-0 3 13 1 .941
2015 .111 15-14 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .222 3 0 3 0 .333 0 2 0-0 5 14 1 .950
2016 .146 26-20 48 5 7 3 0 0 4 10 .208 1 0 14 0 .163 0 2 2-2 22 15 1 .974
TOTAL .131 45-35 61 8 8 4 0 0 4 12 .197 4 0 19 1 .185 0 4 2-2 30 42 3 .960
Position: Utility Player
Year: Senior
Hometown: Windham, N.H.
High School: Phillips Academy (Mass.)
College: CC
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