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Molly

Kapala

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#23

Infield
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tinley Park, Ill.
High School: Lincoln Way North

Bio

2018: Named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team, All-Academic Team and All-ECAC Second Team...One of just two Hawks to start all 49 games...Led SJU in average (.350), hits (56), runs scored (33), doubles (12), slugging (.513) and multi-hit games (15)...Finished second on the team in on-base percentage (.431), RBI (29) and home runs (four)...Hit .416 in conference play with a .478 on-base percentage...Ranked fifth in the A-10 in double plays turned (nine), seventh in average and ninth in ob-base percentage...Member of the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2017: One of only two Hawks to start all 53 games...Tied for third on the team in RBI (23)...Scored 20 runs to tie for fourth on the team...Added nine doubles and four home runs...Ranked fourth on the team in walks (12)...Added two stolen bases...Finished with a .239 batting average...Had first collegiate hit against Oklahoma State...Posted four multi-hit games.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner...As a senior captain, posted a .476 batting average with a team-best six home runs, 38 RBIs and 44 runs scored...Also added 16 doubles and 15 stolen bases...Named to the Illinois All-State Second Team, SWSC All-Conference and All-Academic Team...Led her team to the Zaxby's Invitational title (Clarkesville, Tenn.) and a 31-6 overall record...As a junior, led the Phoenix  with a .426 batting average and .632 slugging percentage...Helped Lincoln-Way North capture its first regional championship in 2013...Competed for the Nationals travel team the past few seasons...Also lettered in basketball and tennis, earning second place doubles honors...Two-time state qualifier in chess and earned both SWSC All-Conference and All-Academic honors...Majoring in accounting.

 

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