|High School:||Palo Verde HS|
Sprawls played in 15 games, making a start in left field against #11 Nebraska on Feb. 23 ... scored as a pinch-runner and later had an at-bat versus New Mexico (Feb. 23) ... also scored as a pinch-runner against Cal State Northridge on April 15.
Appeared in 29 games, scoring 15 runs and posting two hits in eight at-bats (.250) ... scored as a pinch-runner at the Louisville Regional against IPFW (May 18) and UAB (May 19) and recorded an at-bat versus #12 Louisville (May 18) ... had a single and scored a run in the second game of a May 4 doubleheader against CSU Bakersfield ... also had an at-bat in the first contest, playing three innings of left field in the twinbill ... posted her first career hit, a home run, on Feb. 24 against Nevada ... the two-run shot to left came in the fourth inning after she also scored a run as a pinch-runner one frame earlier ... scored as a pinch-runner versus Oklahoma State (Feb. 23), Boise State (March 2), San Diego State (March 3), Stanford (March 29), Arizona (April 19 and 20), Oregon (April 28), Loyola Marymount (May 1) and Oregon State (May 11) ... crossed home plate against Ohio on Feb. 17, also recording her first-career at-bat (strikeout) ... also had at-bats versus New Mexico (March 3), Virginia Tech (March 8) and Washington (April 2).
Appeared in 15 games as a pinch-runner, scoring four times against Loyola Marymount (Feb. 14), Michigan State (March 7), Charleston Southern (March 10) and Oregon (May 10) ... also played right field for one inning at LMU and two frames against Fordham (March 2) ... made the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll all three quarters in 2011-2012.
PALO VERDE HIGH SCHOOL
Sprawls played four years of softball (shortstop) and volleyball (middle hitter) at Palo Verde High School in Blythe, Calif. ... was also a varsity cheerleader for three years ... hit .481 throughout her four-year career with 32 home runs and 144 runs batted in ... stands third in career home runs for the San Diego Section and fourth in career hits (185) ... named first-team All-Imperial Valley League three times (2009-11), League Player of the Year twice (‘10-’11) and All-San Diego Section Second Team twice (‘10-’11) ... helped the Yellowjackets to back-to-back, third-place finishes in Division IV San Diego Section in 2010 and 2011 ... PVHS claimed league titles in ‘10 and ‘11 ... played club with AZ Killer Bees Gold and AZ Scorpio.
Born Kaelin Suzanne Smoot Sprawls on Nov. 23, 1992 in Blythe, Calif. ... parents are Karen and Greg Sprawls ... has two older brothers, Daren and Conner ... her uncle George Everett attended UCLA ... chose to attend UCLA because of its great tradition and reputation in academics and athletics ... says the top reason she competes in softball is because she can’t see her life without competing alongside cleats, a glove, a bat and helmet ... favorites include the movies “Step Brothers”, “The Sandlot”, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “Elf”, and Los Angeles Angels’ outfielder Josh Hamilton ... thing she likes the most about softball is the fact that nothing matters but one pitch at a time ... favorite pastime was traveling over three hours to practices or tournaments with her dad, as well as practicing and playing with Courtnie and Keith Ploesch ... biggest athletic thrill of her career was having the opportunity to try out for the UCLA softball team and eventually being welcomed into the Bruin Family ... favorite class is math ... majoring in political science.
Kaelin Sprawls' Career Statistics
Kaelin Sprawls' Game Highs
|AT-BATS||1, Nine Times (last vs. New Mexico, 2/23/14)|
|RUNS SCORED||2, vs. Nevada (2/24/13)|
|HITS||1, vs. Nevada (2/24/13)
1, vs. CSU Bakersfield (5/4/13)
|RUNS BATTED IN||2, vs. Nevada (2/24/13)|
|HOME RUNS||1, vs. Nevada (2/24/13)|
|TOTAL BASES||4, vs. Nevada (2/24/13)|