|Hometown:||Santa Ana, Calif.|
|High School:||Foothill HS|
Started the final 18 games of the season once her commitments to the UCSB Women's Basketball team ended, playing both first base and designated player...Finished the season fifth on the team, and second among returnees, with a .263 batting average...Ended the season fourth on the team with a .386 slugging percentage off of one home run, one triple, and two doubles in 15 hits...A great defensive player, Mann finished the season with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in 74 chances...Third on the team reaching base 45.5% of the time when leading off an inning...UCSB's top returning player at advancing runners, succeeding 14 out of 23 times for a .609 average...Fifth on the team averaging 0.33 RBI's per game...Collected a career-high three hits in a single game against Pacific (4/5) to open her season, and again at Utah State (4/26)...Had a three game stretch beginning at Utah State (4/26) and ending against UC Riverside (4/29) where she went 7-for-11 with four runs scored and four RBI, hitting one double, one triple, and a home run.
Played first and third base at Foothill High School...Helped lead the Knights to a Century League, CIF, State and National title in 2000...An All-Century League honoree all fours years as a prepster...Also played basketball for the Knights.
Kristen Cherie Mann was born on August 10, 1983 in Lakewood, CA...She is also an All-Big West Conference basketball player at UCSB...Being a part of Jess Hansen's game-winning three-pointer to beat Louisiana Tech in the 2003 NCAA Tournament is her most memorable moment in sports...Recently competed with USA Basketball in the summer of 2003...Her favorite movies are "Vanilla Sky" and "The Sweetest Thing"...Likes to watch "Will & Grace"...Enjoys reading "Rolling Stone" magazine...Loves the beach...Has three younger brothers Payton, Guy and Mack...Daughter of Gene Mann and Kathy Deeds.