9 Kendra Wood
9 Kendra Wood
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orange, Calif.
High School: Villa Park
Position: Catcher
1999: Receiver had phenomenal offensive campaign...Led team with 31 RBI, to push career total to a UCSB record 92...Named Big West Player of the Week...Also on Big West top ten in several categories, including average, ribbies, hits and doubles...Named the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Athlete of the Year for softball.

1998: Started every game behind the plate...Finished third on team in average and doubles...Second on team with 26 RBI...Also scored 21 runs and drew a team-high 21 free passes...Fanned only 13 times in 145 at-bats.

1997: Led team in hitting as a freshman with a .333 average...Also posted the squad's best power numbers with eight HR, 35 RBI, and a .561 slugging percentage...Catcher had team's second highest fielding percentage at .969...Holds Gauchos' All-time single season RBI record...Drew a team-leading 20 walks.

High School: Hit a whopping .468 in her senior season for the Spartans...Smacked three home runs as a junior...Named First Team All-Century League her sophomore, junior, and senior years...Named best defensive player in 1995...Voted team MVP and Best Offensive Player in 1996.

Personal: Kendra Elizabeth Wood was born March 10, 1978 in Corona, CA...Nickname is "Woody"...Would like to be an FBI Agent...Majoring in Law and Society with an emphasis in Criminal Justice...Favorite movies are Spaceballs, Austin Powers and all films comedic...Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers...Most memorable sports moment was Kirk Gibson's 9th inning World Series home run off Dennis Eckersley...Enjoys video games...Favorite TV shows are "ER" and "Seinfeld"...Parents are Dillard and Judy Wood.