5 Kathryn Pilpil
5 Kathryn Pilpil
Birth Date: 09/09/1992
Height: 5-4
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Oxnard, Calif.
High School: Oxnard HS
Position: Infield

Attended Oxnard High School where she played for coach Paul Tinoco...Was a three-time All-Pacific View League First Team selection and was a Second Team pick as a freshman...Twice was named Oxnard's team MVP...Earned numerous accolades her senior year including All-Pacific View Player of the Year, All-County Player of the Year, All-County Female Athlete of the Year, First Team All-State and First Team All-CIF Division I...Helped lead the Yellow Jackets to the Pacific View League title and the CIF Semifinals...Batted .486 as a senior with a .579 on-base percentage, .946 slugging percentage, 20 RBI, five doubles, four triples, seven homers, 18 walks and nine stolen bases...As a junior, she hit .593 with a .653 on-base %, .915 slugging %, eight doubles, 12 walks, 27 RBI and four triples...Served as the Yellow Jackets' team captain as a junior and senior...Was a four-year scholar-athlete.

Played third base, second base and outfield for SoCal Pumas 18 Gold under coach Gary Keohohou...Helped her team capture ninth place at the 2009 ASA Gold Nationals and at the 2010 Premier Nationals.

Kathryn Marie Pilpil was born on September 9, 1992 in Ventura, Calif....Parents are Albert and Suzanne Pilpil...Has an older sister, Kimberly, and a younger sister, Kassidy...Nicknamed "Kat"...Majoring in communication...If she didn't play softball, volleyball would be her preferred sport...Favorite athletes are Andrea Duran and Jessica Mendoza...Cheers for the Pittsburgh Steelers...Her most memorable sporting moment was hitting the game-winning home run in the 2010 CIF Quarterfinals against Esperanza...Names "Step Brothers," "The Hangover," "Mean Girls," "Drumline," "Twilight," and "The Proposal" as her favorite movies...Watches "Jersey Shore" and "Keeping Up With the Kardashians"...Favorite books are "The Last Song" and "The Lovely Bones"...Favorite aspects of Santa Barbara are the weather and the beach.