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Kendra Saunders
Kendra Saunders

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Streetsville Secondary School

Height:
5-9

Position:
UTL

Birthdate:
02/02/1987

B/T:
R/R

2008: Second year captain...Named to Second Team All-Conference...led team in home runs (5), batting average (.366) and slugging percentage (.598).

2007: Led the team in hitting (.340), runs (20), hits (33), doubles (10), triples (2), home runs (3), RBI (21), total bases (56), slugging percentage (.577), on base percentage (.434) and assists (95)...First in the MEAC in average vs. lefties (1.000)...Was the team captain as a sophomore.

2006: Started 46 of 47 games at short stop and third base...Led the team in most categories, including slugging percentage (.678) and on-base percentage (.411), runs scored (22), RBI (23) and doubles (12) ...Her .678 slugging percentage ranked third in the MEAC while her .411 on-base percentage put her 10th in conference...Finished second on the squad with a .365 batting average...Had 42 hits in 115 at bats...Her 42 hits ranked second highest on the team...Finished with eight home runs, which tied for fifth highest in the MEAC ...Picked up six RBI against Winston-Salem State on March 17...Finished 4-4 in the same game...Also a great fielder...Had 95 putouts and 79 assists with just 24 errors...Put out a season high seven batters vs. Morgan State on April 29...Had five assists on three occasions (vs. Appalachian State on March 4, vs. Howard twice, on March 15 and April 12).

High School/Club Team: Lettered in four sports in high school...Received softball Rookie of the Year honors in 2002...Club team, the Scarborough Spirit, were two-time Provincial Champions (2003, 2004)...Team was also the Canadian National Champions during the same time period.

Personal: Born on February 2, 1987 in Ontario, Canada...Daughter of Shirley and Derek Saunders...Has one brother, Matt...Major is Exercise Science...Favorite Saying "Every athlete has hurdles in life, but the best athlete finds away to get over it".