Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Cyndi Duran
Cyndi Duran


Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Flowing Wells

Last College:
Kansas/Pima CC





2008: Part of the right field platoon alongside Adrienne Acton...

2007: Started five games in right field and two as designated player, while coming off the bench in 14 others ... Missed 24 games with an injury to her left hand/wrist (Feb. 28-April 15) ... Upon her return, she started one game and saw action in six others ... WCWS: Pinch ran in four games, scoring one run in the second game vs. Washington ... Pinch hit and struck out in Game 1 of championship series ... Tucson Super Regional: Saw action in both games ... Replaced Caitlin Lowe the UA center fielder left the game due to a facial injury ... Pinch ran for Sam Banister in Game 2 and scored what would be the game-winning run ... Went 2-for-3 with a run and a stolen base in her first career start - a 6-2 UA win over Nevada on Feb. 9 at the Kajikawa Classic ... Had UA's only RBI in a 3-1, extra-inning loss to Florida on Feb. 10 ... Hit a home run in an exhibition game vs. Pima College on Feb. 28, shortly after suffering the injury to her wrist on a hit by pitch.

Pima Community College - 2006: Member of Stacy Iveson's 2006 NJCAA National Championship team ... Named a first-team All-American ... Named to the first-team Louisville Slugger Region team and first-team All-Star Nationals squads.

Kansas - 2005: Started in 31 games and batted .255 for the Jayhawks as a true freshman ... Perfect in 20 fielding attempts ... All 25 base hits were singles ... Received Most Spirited Award ... Was a Dean's List honors student.

High School: Flowing Wells High School, Tucson, Ariz., 2004 ... Two-time Dr. Voie Student-Athlete Award winner ... 5A State Championship Team was ranked No. 1 in the country by ESPN in 2001 (freshman year) ... Also lettered in basketball and volleyball.

Personal: Academic major is psychology ... Daughter of Armando and Patricia Duran ... Father graduated from Tucson High and is a UPS driver ... Mother graduated from Salpointe High and is a high school registrar ... Has one brother, Armando ... Uncle Frank Garcia punted for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ... Enjoys spending time with friends and family, camping, as well as dancing and singing karaoke ... Lists being able to walk on her toes as a hidden talent ... Named after Cindy of the Brady Bunch ... Born Cynthia Anne Duran on Jan. 21, 1986.