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18 - Kayla Margentino
Kayla Margentino
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Unionville, Conn.
High School: Farmington
Position: 1B/DP
B/T: R/R

2013: Battled injuries to appear in 33 contests… Saw a majority of her action at first base and designated player… Tallied seven multiple-hit games… Registered five RBI on three hits, including a three-run home run, against Morgan State (March 1)… Reached base safely all three times she came to the plate against Saint Peter’s (March 3) and drove in two runs… Earned America East Player of the Week honors on March 11 after batting a team-best .571 (4-for-7) and driving in two of the Retrievers’ four runs on Sunday of the UMBC Dawg Pound Invitational, including a walk-off single to give UMBC a 3-2 victory against Howard (March 10)… Tallied two hits and batted in a run versus George Mason (March 20)... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2012: Made six starts in 22 appearances… Recorded a .419 on-base percentage… Doubled and scored a run against Howard (March 29)… Drew three walks in game one versus Binghamton (April 7).

BACKGROUND: A three-time all-conference selection and the 2011 Player of the Year… Batted over .500 all four years of high school with a career fielding percentage over .990… Received the Dick McAuliffe Sportsmanship Award from her club team, CT Eliminators, which placed third at Pony Nationals in 2008… An honor roll student… Chose UMBC over America East rivals Hartford and New Hampshire, as well as Central Connecticut and Western New England College… Daughter of Peter and Deborah Margentino… Has two older sisters, Alissa and Erin… Erin played soccer at New Hampshire… Born Aug. 23, 1993… An interdisciplinary studies major with a focus in criminal justice.

 
 

 Year

AVG 

GP-GS 

AB 

2B 

3B 

HR 

RBI 

TB 

 2012

.100

22-6

20

2

2

1

0

0

1

3

2013

.258

33-28

89

6

23

3

0

1

14

29

TOTAL

.229

55-34

109

8

25

4

0

1

15

32

 
 

Year 

SLG% 

BB 

HBP 

SO 

GDP 

OB% 

SF 

SH 

SB-ATT 

PO 

FLD% 

2012

.150

10

1

9

0

.419

0

0

0-0

25

1

0

1.000

2013

.326

6

0

23

0

.305

0

1

1-1

77

3

1

.988

TOTAL

.294

16

1

32

0

.333

0

1

1-1

102

4

1

.991

 
 

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