Shull earned NFCA All-West Region and first-team All-Pac-10 honors after leading the Bruins with 59 runs batted in and five sacrifice flies ... was second with a .683 slugging percentage, 12 home runs and 110 total bases, third with a .360 average, .429 on base percentage and 12 doubles, tied for first with eight hit by pitches and tied for fourth with 30 runs scored ... tied for fourth in the nation in sacrifice flies and was ninth in RBI per game ... ranked tied for first among Pac-10 players in sacrifice flies, tied for fourth in hit by pitches, tied for fifth in RBI, seventh in slugging and tied for ninth in homers ... started all 56 games, making 50 starts at catcher, five at DP and one in right ... committed only one error in 390 chances (.997 fielding percentage) ... led the team with 18 multiple-RBI games ... had four runs batted in, a pair of homers and scored three times against Simon Fraser on Feb. 17 ... led the team with 10 game-winning RBI, including a walk-off grand slam in the ninth inning against San Diego State on Feb. 8 ... drove in three runs in three straight games against Fresno State (Feb. 22), Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 25) and Utah (Feb. 27), homering in the last two contests ... added three-RBI games against FIU (March 6), UC Santa Barbara (March 24) and Oregon (April 19), leaving the yard against the Gauchos and the Ducks ... also homered against Longwood (March 8), Notre Dame (March 10), Oregon (May 1), Stanford (May 9) and Missouri (May 24) ... posted 15 multi-hit games, which was second on the club ... went 3-for-3 against Colorado State (Feb. 27), FIU and Fresno State (May 17) ... had an eight-game hitting streak from Feb. 22 to March 6, batting .520 (13-for-25) with 15 RBI and a pair of home runs ... scored multiple runs in a game four times ... stole bases against Missouri (March 1) and Longwood.
Appeared in 22 contests, making 18 starts ... started 12 games behind the plate, four at designated player and two in right field ... hit .211 with two homers and seven RBI ... belted a walk-off, two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth against UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 9 ... went 2-for-3 with two runs, two RBI and a homer at San Diego on Feb. 29 ... also had a two-hit contest in the second game of a doubleheader at UC Santa Barbara (March 25) ... drove in a pair on a two-run single against Washington on April 2 ... posted an RBI double against Rutgers on March 8 ... stole bases against Georgia (Feb. 22) and Eastern Michigan (March 1).
Earned All-Pac-10 honorable mention accolades following her freshman season ... tied for third on the team with seven home runs, was second with seven hit by pitches and seven sacrifice hits and third with four stolen bases ... placed 10th in the Pac-10 in hit by pitches ... hit .274, scored 31 runs, drove in 26 and was tied for the team lead with two triples ... played in 53 games, starting 52 ... made 19 starts at designated player and in right field and 14 at catcher ... posted six multiple-hit games, including three-hit contests against Northwestern (Feb. 25) and Oregon (April 14) ... posted an 11-game hitting streak from Feb. 11 to 25 ... also hit in eight straight from March 2 to 9 ... had six multi-RBI contests, driving in four with a solo homer and a three-run shot against Wright State on Feb. 18 ... drove in three against UC Riverside (Feb. 13) and Oregon ... homered in her first collegiate game against Syracuse on Feb. 9 ... also homered against Nevada (Feb. 11), UC Riverside, Cal State Fullerton (March 7) and Long Beach State (March 10) ... scored two runs in a game eight times.
JIM ELLIOT CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL
Shull played four years of softball at Jim Elliot Christian High School in Lodi, Calif. ... was named EA Sports High School All-American, Small School Player of the Year and was a CalHi Player of the Year nominee as a senior ... was a four-time team MVP for the Eagles ... earned Harvest Christian League MVP plaudits all four seasons ... received All-Area first-team honors in 2005 and `06 ... tied the California High School home run record with 17 in her senior season ... finished with CalHi career records of a .671 batting average, 45 home runs and 211 runs batted in ... played ASA softball for the California Grapettes.
Born Kaila Reneé Shull on Dec. 31, 1987 in Lodi, Calif. ... parents are Michelle and Michael Shull ... has a younger sister, Alaina and a younger brother, Kevin ... got engaged to Travis Quarisa on Nov. 7, 2009 at Easton Stadium ... chose to attend UCLA because it was her dream since she was 12 ... biggest athletic thrill has been putting on the Bruin uniform and being able to look forward to one more great year ... most admires Major League backstop Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez because he is a great catcher ... favorites include the movie "Rudy", the Oakland A's and their third baseman Eric Chavez and singer Michael W. Smith ... hobbies include reading and participating in Athletes in Action, the on-campus ministry ... majoring in sociology.
Kaila Shull's Career Statistics
Kaila Shull's Game Highs
|AT-BATS||5, at Cal State Fullerton (3/7/07)|
5, at San Diego (3/1/09)
|RUNS SCORED||3, vs. Simon Fraser (2/17/09)|
|HITS||3, Six Times (last vs. Fresno State, 5/17/09)|
|RUNS BATTED IN||4, vs. Wright State (2/18/07)|
4, vs. San Diego State (2/8/09)
4, vs. Simon Fraser (2/17/09)
|DOUBLES||2, vs. Northwestern (2/25/07)|
2, vs. Cal Poly (2/8/09)
|TRIPLES||1, Four Times (last vs. FIU, 3/6/09)|
|HOME RUNS||2, vs. Wright State (2/18/07)|
2, vs. Simon Fraser (2/17/09)
|WALKS||2, vs. Loyola Marymount (2/27/07)|
|STOLEN BASES||1, Eight Times (last vs. Longwood, 3/8/09)|
|HIT BY PITCHES||2, vs. Florida (3/3/07)|
|SACRIFICE HITS||1, 14 Times (last vs. California, 5/7/09)|
|SACRIFICE FLIES||1, Six Times (last at California, 3/28/09)|