17 - Karyna Wilkerson
Karyna Wilkerson
Height: 5-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mililani, Hawaii
High School: Mililani HS
Position: Infield
2004
Appeared in 39 games, starting 36, in her second season with the Gauchos...Her .328 slugging percentage was tops among non-starters and fourth best on the team...Finished with eight RBI on 18 hits and scored eight runs...Was fifth on the squad with a fielding percentage of .992...Defensively, she finished third in assists with 86...In two games against Pacific she went 3-for-6, with a double, two RBI and two runs scored (4/10)...Was 2-for-4 with two RBI May 15 versus Cal State Fullerton. 2003
As a freshman, Wilkerson cracked UCSB's starting lineup in 12 of the Gauchos' last 17 games, appearing in a total of 23 on the season...Drove in seven runs on ten hits to finish second on the team and tops among 2004 returnees averaging 0.7 RBI per hit...Six of her seven RBI came with two outs...Tied for second among returnees with eight runs scored...Finished third on the team and tops among 2004 returnees by hitting .667 with the bases loaded...Her five-game hitting streak that included seven hits, seven RBI and four runs scored, tied as the team's seventh longest of the season...She went 1-for-3 with a triple, four RBI, and two runs scored at Utah State (4/26). High School
Played middle infield at Mililani HS...A three-time first team All-Oahu Interscholastic Association second baseman...She was also a second team selection as a shortstop...Wilkerson helped lead the Trojans to three OIA championships and three top-five finishes in the Hawaii State Tournament...Also played basketball as a prep athlete. Personal
Karyna Mae-Len Wilkerson was born March 16, 1984 in Honolulu, HI...Biological science major at UCSB...Aspires to a career in orthopedics...Honored as Mililani High School's Class Valedictorian...Roots for UH Warriors...Her favorite athlete is Eric Chavez...Enjoys watching "Nip/Tuck" and "The OC"...Her favorite movies are "Step Into Liquid" and "The Notebook"...Her favorite moment in sports came when she watched Rob Machado score a perfect 10 at The Pipemasters...Likes to read "Cosmopolitan" and "Surfer" magazines...Nicknamed "Ryna" or "five-o"...Has a younger brother, Sean-Paul...Daughter of Paul and Colette Wilkerson.

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