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Kristina Brackpool
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Kristina  Brackpool

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Valencia, Calif.

High School:
Valencia

Height:
5-8

Position:
INF


04/17/2015

Softball's Comeback Attempt Falls Short vs. Maryland

Jones goes yard in her own backyard and drives in four in the defeat

04/16/2015

Lions Tussle with Terps in First B1G Series

Penn State and Maryland meet up in College Park for first time as conference opponents

04/16/2015

Nittany Lions Sweep Buckeyes in Doubleheader

Brackpool launches homers in both games, including a go-ahead grand slam in the second

04/14/2015

Lions and Buckeyes to Square off in a Diamond Doubleheader

Teams will play two starting at 5:30 p.m. at Beard Field in rescheduled conference matchup

04/12/2015

Lions Downed by IU in Series Finale

Brackpool drives in three of Penn State's four runs with three hits and a run scored

2014 (FRESHMAN YEAR)
Started 25 of 30 games played in the infield, as the designated player, pinch running or pinch hitting ... Batted .197 (15-for-76) ... Drove in 13 runners ... Had a two-run homer and an RBI-single against Seattle University (Feb. 9) ... Against Ohio State (Apr. 23), blasted a solo homer in her lone at bat ... Registered four doubles on the season ... Posted five RBI during the Michigan State series, (Apr. 4-6) ... Recorded a season long seven-game hit streak from Feb. 9 - Mar. 14 ... Turned five double plays, a team-high, while posting a .987 fielding percentage.

BEFORE PENN STATE
Named first team All-Foothill League as a junior and senior ... Earned Los Angeles Daily News second team All-Area accolades for her efforts during her junior and senior seasons ... Named the offensive and team MVP her senior year ... Led Valencia in home runs and RBIs throughout her career with 22 and 75, respectively ... As a sophomore, helped lead her team to the CIF Southern Section semifinals and the Michelle Carew Tournament championship before being selected to the Stu Penter Classic All-Tournament Team ... Assisted Valencia, coached by Donna Lee, to victory at the 2011 Tournament of Champions in Bullhead City, Ariz. ... Selected to the Santa Clarita Valley Signal second team in 2011 and 2012 ... Voted team captain of the Valencia Vikings in 2012 and 2013 and co-captain of the So Cal Choppers travel team ... Played alongside current Penn Stater Mollie Sorensen and former Nittany Lion Karlie Habitz with the Choppers ... Earned one varsity letter in basketball.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kristina Marie Brackpool ... Born Feb. 6, 1995 in Santa Clarita, Calif. ... Parents are Chris and Ana Brackpool ... Has one sister, Andrea, who plays softball at California Lutheran University ... Majoring in kinesiology and hopes to pursue a career in medicine.



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