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Karla Powell
Karla Powell

Position:
Student Assistant

Karla Powell is in her first season as a student assistant in 2013. Powell joined the UW coaching staff after a highly successful campaign for the Badgers from 2009-12. Powell was twice named All-Big Ten and earned UW's Most Inspirational Player honors in 2012 and Most Improved Player honors in 2011.


Honors and Awards: First-team All-Big Ten (2011) ... named UW's Most Improved Player (2011) ... named UW's Most Inspirational Player (2012) ... third-team All-Big Ten (2012)

Career
: Finished her career second all-time at UW in walks (72) ... tied for fourth in intentional walks (3) ... tied for sixth in hit by pitch (14)and sac flies (4) ... eighth in home runs (15) ... tied for 10th in RBI (72)

2012: Recorded the fourth-best OBP in UW single-season history (.459) ... tied for ninth-most hit by pitch (7)in a single season ... fifth-best OBP in Big Ten single-season play at UW (.478) ... ranks second all-time with a 21-game reached base streak (4/17/11-2/24/12)

2011:
Posted third-most walks in UW single-season history (27) ... fifth-most home runs (9) ... sixth-best OPS (.995) ... eighth-best slugging percentage (.569) ... ninth-best OBP (.426) and ninth-most doubles (10) ... 10th-most multi-RBI games (8) ... led team in slugging, OPS, home runs, doubles and walks ... tied school record with three walks, scored twice, drove in two runs and stole a base against Ohio State (5/13) ... drove in two runs and was 2-for-3 against Green Bay (5/4) ... went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI against Iowa (4/27)... tied career high with three RBI, going 2-for-3 with a home run against Indiana (4/17) ... homered against Northwestern, going 2-for-3 in UW's comeback win (4/9) ... notched a double, one run, and one RBI on a 2-for-4 day against Michigan State (4/3) ... went 1-for-2 with two runs, one RBI and a home run against Loyola Chicago (3/31) ... smashed her sixth home run while tying school record in walks with three against Penn State (3/27) ... against UC Santa Barbara, went 1-for-2 with two RBI and a double (3/11) ... homered in third game in a row against Florida State, going 1-for-3 with one RBI (3/5) ... recorded fourth home run of the year, going 1-for-3 with three RBI against Utah (3/5) ... went 1-for-2 with a home run, two runs scored, one RBI and two walks against Colorado State (2/20) ... career-high three RBI, including two-run home run, against Missouri State (2/19) ... connected on a two-run home run in the first inning against Colorado State, finishing with two RBI and one walk (2/18)

2010: In DH against Green Bay (Mar. 31), went 3-for-6 with two runs, three RBI and a home run ... tied season best with two hits against Ohio State (Mar. 27) ... tied season high with two runs scored against Prairie View A&M (Mar. 14) ... homered against Oklahoma State (Mar. 12) ... two RBI and hit home run against Rutgers (Mar. 12) ... went 2-for-2 with season-high two runs and one RBI against San Diego (Mar. 5) ... walked career-high three times against Drexel (Feb. 26)

2009: Finished her freshman season second on the team with a .254 batting average ... had two home runs and 15 RBIs in 44 games ... went 3-for-3 with two RBIs against MSU (May 3) ... hit second home run of the season at PSU (Apr. 11) ... career-best 4-for-4 with career-high three runs in win over Green Bay (Apr. 1) ... hit first home run of career against Long Beach State (Feb. 28) ... went 4-for-10 with two RBI at the Cathedral City Kickoff (Feb. 6-8) in first action as a Badger ... set career high with two RBI against Boise State (Feb. 8)

High School: Four-year letterwinner and team captain ... team won the 2008 and 2009 Virginia AA State Championship ... four-time first-team all-district and all-region selection ... four-time Loudoun All-Extra honoree ... three-time Washington Post All-Metro selection ... first-team all-state selection as a senior ... second-team all-state as a sophomore and junior ... member of 2008 USA Today/National Fastpitch Coaches Association first-ranked team in the nation ... second-team all-American as a senior and first-team Southeast region ... ranks second all-time in career RBI in Virginia high school history ... had a .504 career batting average ... member of numerous national and world championship teams ... also played basketball and won the 2006 district championship ... Honor Roll student

Personal: Parents are Adrian and Susan ... has two sisters, Jamie and Valerie, and one brother Adrian Jr. ... sister Valerie played soccer at Arkansas, father ran track at Akron University and mother played volleyball at Mercyhurst ... major is sociology

Career Offensive Statistics
Season GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO Avg. OBP SLG OPS HBP TB SH SF
2009 44/42 122 11 31 2 0 2 15 1-1 12 28 .254 .331 .320 .651 2 39 0 0
2010 43/41 113 12 25 4 0 3 13 0-0 14 39 .221 .315 .336 .651 2 38 2 1
2011 53/53 144 19 45 10 0 9 31 1-1 27 37 .313 .426 .569 .995 3 82 2 2
2012 50/22 71 9 19 1 0 1 13 2-2 19 13 .268 .459 .324 .783 7 23 1 1
Totals 190/158 450 51 120 17 0 15 72 4-4 72 117 .267 .381 .404 .785 14 182 5 4
Career Defensive Statistics
Season PO A E FLD Pct.
2009 16 16 5 .865
2010 109 11 2 .984
2011 52 5 1 .983
2012 41 4 0 1.000
Totals 218 36 8 .969
Career Highs
At Bats 5 (3x) MR at Nevada, March 9, 2012
Runs 3 vs. Green Bay, April 1, 2009
Hits 4 vs. Green Bay, April 1, 2009
Doubles 1 (17x) MR vs. Penn State, April 21, 2012
Triples N/A
Home Runs 1 (15x) MR at Nebraska, May 11, 2012
Runs Batted In 3 (3x) MR at Indiana, April 17, 2011
Walks 3 (3x) MR vs. Ohio State, May 13, 2011
Strikeouts 3 vs. Northern Colorado, March 16, 2011
Stolen Bases 1 (4x) MR at Purdue, April 28, 2012
Hitting Streak 7, March 3-15, 2010
Season Highs
At Bats 5 at Nevada, March 9, 2012
Runs 2 (2x) MR vs. Indiana State, April 25, 2012
Hits 2 vs. Indiana State, April 25, 2012
Doubles 1 vs. Penn State, APril 21, 2012
Triples N/A
Home Runs 1 at Nebraska, May 11, 2012
Runs Batted In 2 vs. Western Illinois, April 10, 2012
Walks 2 (3x) MR at Nebraska, May 12, 2012
Strikeouts 1 (13x) MR vs. Green Bay, May 2, 2012
Stolen Bases 1 (2x) MR at Purdue, April 28, 2012
Hitting Streak 4, April 21-28, 2012

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