40 - Kristen Berlo
Kristen Berlo
Height: 6-1
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Palm Harbor, Fla.
High School: San Marcos HS
Position: Pitcher

High School
A graduate from local San Marcos High School, Kristen initially attended East Lake High for two years in Palm Harbor, Florida…Under Jeff Swann’s tutelage at San Marcos, she was named to the All Channel League First Team in 2011 and 2012…In the 2011-12 season, she was named the softball MVP, while she garnered SMHS Female Athlete of the Year honors in both 2011-12 and 2012-13…She had a combined ERA of 1.83 and 502 strikeouts between her junior and senior seasons…While at East Lake High, Kristen was apart of two regional championship teams in 2009 and 2010…As the school’s rookie of the year, she helped the Eagles reach the state semifinals in 2010…With the Eagles, she had a 9-1 career record and a 1.02 ERA.

Personal
Kristen Ann Berlo was born on 10/27/1994 in Palm Harbor, Florida to parents Paul and Kelly… Her favorite sports memory is making it to the state semifinals in Florida during the 2009-10 season…She is a fan of the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Lightning…She lists The Avengers, 21 Jump Street, and Anchorman as her favorite movies…Kristen enjoys reading The Hobbit…She enjoys watching Scandal, The Office, and Modern Family…Her top music artists are Blink 182 and The Beatles…In her free time, Kristen likes to draw, listen to music, and play beach volleyball…She names Martin St. Louis, Dustin Pedroia, and Steven Stamkos as her favorite athletes…She is a multisport student-athlete as she is also a middle blocker for the UCSB women’s volleyball team…She wears the number 40 in both sports in honor of her father…Nicknamed Berlo…She has two older brothers: Matthew (26) and Stephen (21)… She plans on majoring in biopsychology.