At Charlotte -
2015 (Senior): Started all 51 games for the Niners making 47 starts behind the plate and four in the designated player role...Ranked fifth on the Niners with a .263 overall batting average and ranked fourth in C-USA games … Finished fourth on the squad with 42 hits, including 11 multi-hit games….Had 12 extra-base hits, including six doubles and five home runs….Drove in 26 runs to give her 81 in her career and collected five multi-RBI games...Also led the club with a .990 fielding percentage and committed just three errors in 279 putouts...Had a five-RBI game against North Carolina Central going 2-for-4 with a double and home run....Finished her career with 174 games played, 138 hits, 55 runs scored, 21 doubles, 12 home runs and 81 RBI....Ranks 10th all-time in home runs.
2014 (Junior): Started 47 of the 49 games this season with 45 of those behind the plate...Hit a team leading .349 at the plate with 51 hits...Was second on the team in doubles (9) and RBI (32)...Produced a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage with 268 chances...Hit five home runs...Picked up her first career triple against Furman (4/9)...Led the team in multi-RBI games (9) and tied for first in multi-hit games (13)...Finished the season on a three game hitting streak and four game reached base streak...Had a season high 10 game hitting streak...Hit the first home run of the season against Gardner-Webb (2/8)...Went 4-5 with four RBI in a win over Cleveland State (2/23)..Had game winning hit against North Carolina (4/2).
2013 (Sophomore): Appeared in 25 games and started 23 as catcher … Hit .184 in 38 at-bats … Recorded seven hits that included a double in 5-4 win against Radford (4/17) … Finished with four RBIs … Produced a .966 fielding percentage … Recorded a double play and threw out four players attempting to steal a base.
2012 (Freshman): Played in 51 games, including 48 as a starter ... Second among starting freshmen with a .277 batting average ... Tallied 38 hits with 19 RBIs and 20 runs scored ... Notched five doubles and two home runs ... Drew nine walks and was hit a team-high 10 times ... Toughest Charlotte starter to strike out, with just 10 K's on the season ... Picked up first career hit - an RBI double - against Presbyterian on 2/11 ... Belted first career home run in the championship game of the 49er Invitational, a 12-2 win over Boston College ... From 3/4 to 3/23, hit safely in seven games, including five with multiple hits ... Went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and a home run vs. UNCG (3/8).
Prep: Three-time All-League ... Two-time All-Area and All-County ... Three-time Best Defensive Player award ... Renaissance Award (3.5 GPA or higher) all eight semesters ...
Personal: Daughter of Tim and Carolyn Kleinsmith ... Has four siblings ... Exercise Science major ... Born April 12, 1993.
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