88 - McKenzie Kane
McKenzie Kane
Birth Date: 05/22/1992
Height: 5-7
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Anaheim Hills, Calif.
High School: Orange Lutheran HS
Position: Outfield

UC SANTA BARBARA
2012:
In her sophomore season, she started 52 games for the Gauchos…Posted .309 batting and slugging averages with a .343 on-base percentage…In 136 at bats, she compiled 42 hits, three RBI, stole eight bases and scored 21 times…Compiled a team-leading 14-game hit streak beginning in a contest against San Jose State (Mar. 9) and lasting through game two against Long Beach State (Mar. 31)…Matched her career-best of three hits in games against Santa Clara (Mar. 10) and Pacific (Apr. 22) along with a career-high two runs scored four times…Tallied at least one hit in 30 of her 56 appearances…Drew six walks, earning a new career-high of two walks against Florida State (Mar. 2)...Defensively, she accounted for 52 putouts and one assist.

2011: Started all 53 games during her rookie campaign…The leadoff hitter led the team in hits (59) and at-bats (192)…Was tied for second in runs (27) and sacrifice bunts (6)…Tied for the team-lead with 13 stolen bases…Her .307 batting average was third on the squad…Opened the season with a nine-game hitting streak and had hits in 21 of the first 23 games…Had 15 multiple-hit games, including a career-high three hits on four occasions…Tallied seven multiple run games and stole a pair of bases twice…Posted two RBI in a 10-2 win over Cal Poly (April 9), a game in which she went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs…Her 59 hits tied her for seventh in the UCSB record book for single season hits. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Orange Lutheran where she played for coach Steve Miklos...Was a three-time First Team All-Trinity League selection...Earned Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-County honors as a senior... Earned Second Team All-County honors as a junior...Helped the Lancers to the 2007 and 2008 Trinity League titles...Took first place at the 2010 Brea Olinda Tournament and second place at the 2010 Laguna Hills Tournament...Was named to the All-Laguna Hills Tournament Team...Also competed in track.

TRAVEL BALL

Played for Explosion 18 Gold.

PERSONAL

McKenzie Kane was born on May 22, 1992 in Artesia, Calif....Parents are Kellie and Fred Redmond and Brian Kane...Has a younger brother, Jeremy...Nicknamed "Kenz" or "Mac"...Has yet to declare a major at UCSB...Is a member of Real Life...Would play volleyball or compete in track if she didn't play softball...Names Alabama sophomore, Kayla Braud, as her favorite athlete...Enjoys watching "What Happens in Vegas," "Pretty Woman," "Mean Girls," "Beaches," "Hitch," "Disturbia," and "Tristan and Isolde"...Names "The Vampire Diaries" as her favorite television show...Favorite authors are Jodi Picoult and C.S. Lewis.

CAREER HIGHS
At-bats6vs. Long Beach4/30/11
Hits3six times4/22/12 - most recent
Runs210 times
3/11/12 - most recent
Runs Batted In2vs. Cal Poly4/9/11
Stolen Bases2twice4/13/11
Strikeouts218 times5/11/12 - most recent
Walks2vs. Florida St.
3/4/12


CAREER STATISTICS

YearAVGGP-GSABRH2B3BHRRBISLGBBOBPSB-ATT
2011 .307 53-53 19227591.313 .321 13-16 
2012.30956-5213621420003.3096.3438-11
Totals.308109-105328481011009.31110.33021-27