8 Kayla Wenner  
Kayla Wenner

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Nicollet, Minn.

High School:
Nicollet HS

Position:
Outfielder

B/T:
L/L


10/24/2014

Gophers Cap Fall With Two Wins

Minnesota topped Minnesota Duluth 3-2 and 10-2 Friday night

10/02/2014

Gophers Earn NFCA Academic Laurels

Seven Minnesota softball student-athletes were named 2013-14 NFCA All-America Scholar Athletes

09/05/2014

Gophers Hold 2014 Awards Banquet

Kaitlyn Richardson, Sara Moulton, Sara Groenewegen, and Erika Smyth won team awards Friday night

04/12/2014

Gophers Bounce Back With 13-5 Win

No. 14 Minnesota improved to 31-6 with a 13-5, run-rule victory over No. 23/25 Northwestern

03/29/2014

Gophers Cap Sweep of Illini With Pair of Wins

Minnesota won 8-0 in six innings and 7-0 against Illinois Sunday to complete a weekend sweep

Photo Gallery

2014 SOPHOMORE SEASON
Academic All-Big Ten • made 40 appearances with 37 starts, all of which came in right field • hit .151 on the season with a .308 on-base percentage, eight RBI, six steals on as many attempts, and a pair of home runs • scored two runs in a wins over Nebraska (March 23) and Northwestern (April 12) • had hits in three-straight games from Feb. 22 to March 2 • had five-game reached-base streaks from Feb. 7-15 and from Feb. 21 to March 2 • notched two hits in the Gophers' Big Ten quarterfinal round win against Purdue (May 9) • had three game-winning runs and her solo home run against Missouri State (March 7) proved to be the game-winner • drove in two runs and registered a triple against Hampton (Feb. 22).

2013
FRESHMAN SEASON:
Saw action in 49 games, starting 29, primarily in right field • batted .246 on the season, fourth-best on the team • belted seven home runs • had the team's third-best slugging percentage (.609) • drew 23 walks • 13-of-14 stealing bases • made her collegiate debut as a pinch runner against DePaul (Feb. 9) • went 2-for-3 with a HR, two runs and an RBI vs. Georgia Southern (March 16) • went 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBI at Northwestern (March 30) • in a doubleheader at Iowa State, hit 4-for-7 with two runs, a home run and four RBI (April 24) • also hit HRs against Northern Iowa (Feb. 16), Nebraska (April 16) and Ohio State (April 28).

HIGH SCHOOL:
A 2012 graduate of Nicollet High School • three-sport standout • three-time all-section and four-time all-conference honoree for softball • also named all-conference three times for volleyball and three times for basketball.

PERSONAL:
The daughter of Mike and Lana Wenner.

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO OBP SF SH SB-ATT PO A FLD
2013 .246 49-29 69 22 17 0 2 7 12 42 .609 23 0 32 .435 0 2 13-14 8 0 .889
2014 .151 40-37 73 15 11 0 1 2 8 19 .260 17 0 27 .308 1 5 6-6 15 0 .938
TOTAL .197 89-66 142 37 28 0 3 9 20 61 .430 40 0 59 .372 1 7 19-20 23 0 .920