Saturday's game was all about UNM's departing seniors
Saturday is Senior Day and the Lobos will honor seven players following the 1 p.m. contest with the Rams
Kaity Ingram recorded a hit to extend her hitting streak to eight games
Kaity Ingram extends her hitting streak to seven games as she records UNM's lone hit of the night
The Lobos and Bulldogs play Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Dog Diamond in Fresno, Calif.
The Lobos dropped a 10-5 decision to CSU on May 11, 2013 for its final game of the season. UNM honored seven players following the game.
The Lobos opened a three-game series with Colorado State on Thursday, May 9
The Lobos swept UTEP at home on April 24
Photos from the final contest of a three-game series at home against Mountain West foe Nevada on April 21
The Lobos hosted Nevada on Friday, April 19 for the first of a three-game Mountain West series
LOBO CAREER NOTES: Came to UNM after playing two seasons at Pima Community College where she earned All-America honors her sophomore season and was a two-time Academic All-American...played two seasons as a Lobo -- 2011 and 2013, taking a redshirt in 2012 due to a shoulder injury...started every game in her two seasons at UNM, a total of 101 contests...made a majority of her starts at third base, but also started at second base, shortstop, left field and center field...a versatile slapper with a career batting average of .293, recording 95 hits in 324 at-bats... scored 39 runs and drove in 23, and recorded 12 stolen bases...three times in her career recorded hitting streaks of eight games -- once in her junior season and twice as a senior...a team leader on and off the field...her focus, drive and incredible work ethic earned her the respect of her coaches and teammates...a special education major, Kaity earned the Mountain West Scholar-Athlete award and was an Academic All-MW honoree twice and a National Fastptich Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athlete in 2011.
SENIOR YEAR (2013 - RS Sr.) - Missed 2012 with a shoulder injury and rejoined the Lobos' lineup in 2013...started all 56 games at five different positions: 36 starts at third base, 11 at second base, five at shortstop, two in centerfield and two in leftfield...was third on the team in batting average with a .285, recording 49 hits...had four doubles and three triples and drove in 10 runs...had six stolen bases...twice recorded eight-game hitting streaks in 2013, the last beginning April 14 and ending on May 4 and featuring 13 hits - including three doubles and one triple - and one RBI...finished ranked fifth in the Mountain West for total plate appearances with 197 and was seventh for at-bats with 172...led the Lobos and tied for fifth in the MW for most triples with three...defensively, led the Lobos in assists (105) and fielding double plays (10) and finished third and tied for ninth in the conference in those respective categories...earned the Lobos' Defensive Player of the Year Award...Mountain West Academic All-Conference spring 2013...2012-13 MW Scholar-Athlete.
JUNIOR SEASON (2011)- Started all 45 games at third base in her first season with the Lobos and compiled a .931 fielding percentage...hit .303 as the leadoff hitter, with 46 hits on 152 at-bats...had three doubles, a team-best (fourth in the Mountain West) three triples, and notched 13 RBI...stole a team-best six bases on nine attempts... recipient of the MW Scholar-Athlete Award with a 3.58 GPA...recipient of the MW Academic All-Conference Award for spring 2011...National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athlete.
PIMA CC-Played the 2009 and 2010 seasons at Pima Community College for head coach Armando Quiroz...earned All-American honors as a sophomore...made First Team All-America for the National Fastpitch Coaches Association and was a Second Team All-America selection for the NJCAA...hit .467 as a sophomore with 90 runs scored, 51 RBIs, 14 doubles, 11 triples, five home runs and 32 stolen bases...she led Pima CC to a 57-11 record and were conference champions...as a true freshman, Ingram hit .438 in 60 games played with 51 runs scored, 25 RBIs and 17 stolen bases...other junior college awards include being named a two-time NFCA West All-Region and All-ACCAC selection and earned the "Girls Got Game" NFCA award for the 2008-09 and 2009-10 years...named a two-time Academic All-American...earned the Distinguished Academic All-American award in 2009-10...made the Pima CC Athletic Directors honor roll both years and graduated with a two-year degree with honors.
HIGH SCHOOL-Played softball and soccer at Catalina Foothills High School in Tucson, Ariz...won three state championships in soccer from freshman thru junior seasons...played softball for head coach Trent Emenecker and soccer for head coach Charlie Kendrick...was a 4A All-Star Team selection in 2007...earned Second Team All-Southern Arizona honors and was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Badger Classic...her soccer awards include being named Second Team All-Kino Region in 2006-07, All-Arizona First Team in 2007-08...received the High Achiever Award by the Arizona Republic as a senior...member of the National Honors Society...four-time AIA Scholar Athlete...Foothills Student Athlete of the Year in 2007-08...received the Nicholsan Scholarship (club soccer), which is given to one player in the Tucson Soccer Academy who shows hard work on and off the field.
PERSONAL-Born Oct. 20, 1989 in Salinas, Calif...daughter of Bob and Kelly Ingram...has one sibling, Jeff Ingram...grandpa, Jerry Tollefson, played basketball and tennis at Sacramento State...majoring in special education...favorite athlete is Tim Tebow...favorite food is pasta...hobbies include hiking, reading, spending time with family and puzzles...restarted a Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter at UNM along with teammate Jordyn Bledsoe in fall 2011.
CAREER SINGLE GAME HIGHS - as of May 11, 2013
Hits: 4 (vs. Nevada 4/20/13)
Doubles: 1, 7x (last vs UTEP (4/24/13)
Triples: 2 (vs. Utah Valley 4/13/11)
Home runs: N/A
Total bases: 6 (vs. Utah Valley 4/13/11)
RBI: 3 (at Colorado State 4/16/11)
Runs scored: 2, 5x (last vs. UTEP 4/24/13)
Walks: 3 (at Colorado State 4/16/11)
Hit by pitch: 1, 3x (last vs. Pacific 3/20/11)
Stuck out: 2, 4x (last vs. Kansas 4/24/13)
Sac flies: 1 (vs. Yale 3/10/13)
Sac bunts: 1, 7x (last vs. Colorado State 5/9/13)
At bats: 5, 5x (last vat San Diego 3/1/13)
Stolen bases: 2 (vs. Central Michigan 3/17/13)
Caught stealing: 1, 6x (last vs. Southern 2/22/13)
Putouts: 4, 5x (last vs. Colorado State 5/10/13)
Assists: 6, 2x (last at San Diego State 5/13/11)