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25 - Kaela Mason
Kaela Mason
Height: 5-10
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bel Air, Md.
High School: Harford Tech
Position: OF/DP
B/T: R/R

2012: Appeared in 27 games… Made 16 starts… Batted .455 (5-for-11) when leading off an inning… Picked up two hits in the series against Hartford (April 20)… Doubled in the third game versus Maine (April 28)… Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2011: Did not compete in any contests.

 

2010: Batted .302 with 26 hits, including five doubles and five home runs, in 86 at-bats… Recorded 15 RBIs and scored 11 runs… Collected 48 total bases for a .558 slugging percentage, tied for second-best on the team… Also reached base at a .375 clip with 10 walks… Saw action in 39 games and made 28 starts, primarily in left field… Recorded seven multi-hit efforts on the season, including four in a row from March 21-24… Batted .550 (11-for-20) with three doubles, three RBIs and three runs scored during a seven-game hitting streak from March 20-27… Named to the UMBC Spring Classic All-Tournament Team after batting .571 (4-for-7) with a double and three RBIs, including 3-for-3 with two RBIs in pinch-hitting opportunities (March 19-21)… Drove in five runs with a triple and a homer during the Maine doubleheader (April 24).

 

2009: Selected to the America East All-Rookie Team after batting .255 with 13 hits, including two doubles and a homer, in 51 at-bats… Led the Retrievers with six pinch hits… Recorded nine RBI and scored five runs… Saw action in 37 games and made 12 starts, including eight at first base… Batted .318 (7-for-22) with runners in scoring position… Collected her first career hit against Fairleigh Dickinson (March 6)… Picked up her first career RBI against Marist (March 8)… Drove in three runs and clubbed her first career double in the Howard doubleheader (March 11)… Named America East Rookie of the Week on March 30 after batting .375 (3-for-8) with a double, a home run and five RBI in four games… First career home run was a pinch-hit three-run shot in the series opener against Maine that tied the game in the sixth inning (March 28)… Had a hit in six of seven games from March 28-April 8, batting .429 with four RBI during that stretch.

 

BACKGROUND: Led the state of Maryland in batting average two years in a row, hitting .622 as a junior and .633 as a senior… A four-time All-County honoree… Finished her high school career with 21 home runs… A two-time First-Team Upper Chesapeake Bay Conference All-Star… Named team MVP all four years… Led the Cobras to the 2005 conference title, going 3-for-3 with two triples and two RBI in a 3-2 victory… The all-time home run (34), slugging percentage (.776) and on-base percentage (.648) leader for her club team, the Churchville Lightning… Batted .500 in the 2005 World Series, leading the Lightning to a ninth-place finish out of 74 teams… Also an accomplished equestrian… A member of the National Honor Society at Harford Tech… Chose UMBC over Towson, Cornell, Delaware and Stevenson… Born Sept. 19, 1990… Daughter of Marc and Jeannine Mason… Has an older brother, Brandon, and a younger brother, Bryan… A biology/pre-veterinary major who hopes to be an equine veterinarian or an equine trainer.

 
 
 

 Year

 AVG

 GP-GS

 AB

 R

 H

 2B

 3B

 HR

 RBI

 TB

2009

.255

37-12

51

5

13

2

0

1

9

18

2010

.302

39-28

86

11

26

5

1

5

15

48

2011

DNP

         

2012

.135

27-16

52

3

7

1

0

0

0

8

 TOTAL

.243

103-56

189

19

46

8

1

6

24

74

 
 
 

 Year

 SLG%

 BB

 HBP

 SO

 GDP

 OB%

 SF

 SH

 SB-ATT

 PO

 A

 E

 FLD%

2009

.353

5

0

7

1

.321

0

0

0-0

36

1

2

.949

2010

.558

10

0

12

2

.375

0

0

0-0

22

3

3

.893

2011

DNP

            

2012

.154

7

0

15

0

.237

0

0

1-1

1

0

0

1.000

 TOTAL

.392

22

0

34

3

.322

0

0

1-1

59

4

5

.926

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