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Kyla

Morris

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Utility Player
Height: 5'8"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Claremont, Calif.
High School: Claremont HS
Experience: High School

Bio

2019 - Freshman (Stats): Appeared in 19 games this season, drawing three starts  Has earned three hits, two being doubles, and scored two runs while driving in another  Made her collegiate debut in Duke's win against Notre Dame on Feb. 7, coming in as a pinch runner in the sixth  Made her first-career start on Feb. 9 against Liberty, getting the nod in left field  Picked up the first hit of her career against Penn State (Feb. 17), going 1-for-2 with a double  Followed with a 1-for-1 showing against NC Central on Feb. 19, tallying another double to go along with the first run scored and RBI of her career.

High School/Travel Ball: Spent four seasons at Claremont High School Wolfpack playing under head coach Tawnee Adams … Has also competed on the travel ball level for four years, most recently playing with the 18U California Cruisers – Sievers squad … Helped her squad finish third in the 2017 18U PGF Tournament … Talent is not just limited to the softball field, as she lettered with the cross country and track and field programs her first three years in high school … Competed in the 200m, 400m, 4x400m and long jump in her three years … Was a member of a two-time CIF Finalists 4x400m squad (2016-17) and also a 2017 400m CIF Finalist … On the cross country side, she finished seventh at the state meet in 2015 … Also an All-Academic honoree with both programs … Has been a member of Wolfcast, Claremont’s broadcast journalism program since sophomore year … Was the program’s MVP as a junior and held the role of Feature Producer in her final year  Also received the Outstanding Achievement Award in Media Arts, as well as Science and Citizenship … Was also honored with the Rotary Youth Leadership Award her junior year … Was the publicity officer for Interact, a community service club at Claremont that she had been a member of since freshman year … Also was a member of the Christian youth group Activate since her junior year.

Personal: Born Kyla Morris on Jan. 1, 2001 in Bellflower, Calif. … Daughter of Steve and Kimberly Kittson Morris … Has two sisters, Elyse and Maya … Father played collegiate baseball at Hawaii from 1985-88 and was a member of Minnesota Twins organization from 1988-91  Sister Elyse currently plays softball at St. John’s … Teaches others the game of softball as an instructor for the weekly softball skills camp On The Dirt.

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