Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

K'Lee Arredondo
K'Lee Arredondo


Tempe, Ariz.

High School:







Softball vs. New Mexico State

Softball vs. New Mexico State


Arizona softball vs. Missouri

Arizona taking on Missouri in the home opener.

2009: Started 43 games at shortstop after suffering a hamstring injury midway through the season ... Pac-10 All-Academic first team and ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII honors with a 3.64 GPA in psychology ... Second team All-Pac-10 selection on the field ... Comes into the 2010 season needing six doubles to tie and seven to displace her former teammate Jenae Leles from the all-time Arizona top 10 two-bagger charts ... Scored four runs against Minnesota on March 6 ... Tallied a career-high six RBI in the same game ... All in all, had five games in which she knocked in four or more runs, and five games in which she scored three or more runs ... Injured her leg initially in February at the USF Tournament, then re-aggravated it against Creighton at home, causing her to miss 20 days ... Knocked in four runs in her return to the diamond on March 27 against Oregon State ... Had two two-home run games against Oregon on March 29, and at Oregon State on May 9 ... Hit six home runs total against schools with Oregon in their name ... Drew three walks against UTEP on Feb. 6 ... Touched 10 total bases on the final day of the regular season, May 9 against Oregon State ... Had a sound postseason, both offensively and defensively ... Louisville, Ky. Regional: Nabbed five putouts and three assists in the opening game against UT Martin, then went 2-for-3 with an RBI against host Louisville in the second game ... Laced a hit that knocked in a run, and drew a walk in the championship game against Purdue ... Palo Alto, Calif. Super Regional: Went 2-for-4 with a run scored in game one, then hit a home run in game two to help Arizona even the series at one apiece ... WCWS: Tallied a hit in both games.

2008: Started at shortstop in 58 games, the most starts of any one player at any position on the team ... Pac-10 All-Academic first team with a 3.54 GPA in psychology ... Also named to the All-Pacific-10 second team ... Saw time as both the two-hole and eight-hole hitter, but solidified her spot at No.2 early in Pac-10 play ... WCWS: Went 1-6 in two games and scored Arizona's only run against Alabama ... Tucson Super Regional: Batted .300 (3-for-10) in three games against Oklahoma, including a triple in a two-hit effort in game two ... Hempstead, N.Y. Regional: Batted a solid .556 (5-for-9) including one home run, two doubles, three runs scored and three RBI in the three games on Long Island ... Hit two doubles twice this season, including the two against Hofstra in the second regional game ... Led the team in doubles with 19, the most by any Wildcat since Leah O'Brien (1995) and Lovieanne Jung (2003) clubbed 21 -- the single-season record -- and puts Arredondo third in the record books ... Tied a career-high three hits in two separate games, Feb. 29 against Iowa State and April 27 against Oregon State ... Tallied a career-high five at-bats against La Salle on March 7, in which she scored two runs ... Hit a grand slam against La Salle on March 8, setting her career high for RBI in a game ... Smacked a two-run double at California on March 30 in the sixth to jumpstart UA's 5-2 comeback victory ... Nabbed three RBI against UCLA on April 12, in an 8-0 run-rule victory. The offensive output was part of an outstanding all-around week in which Arredondo scored two runs, scattered five hits and made numerous diving catches and stops in the field, earning her the Pac-10 Player of the Week honor for April 8-14...

2007: All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention ... Started all 65 games, with 58 starts in left and seven at shortstop ... Entered WCWS with career-best, six-game hitting streak ... First switch-hitter in Mike Candrea's tenure at Arizona ... Ranked third on the team with 12 doubles ... WCWS: Batted .250 (6-for-24) with four runs scored ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs in UA's victory over DePaul ... Had two hits in UA's second win over Washington to clinch a berth in the Championship Series ... Singled Caitlin Lowe to third base in fifth inning of Game 3 vs. Tennessee, two batters before Jenae Leles singled Lowe and Arredondo home ... Tucson Super Regional: Went 2-for-6 at the plate with two doubles, two runs and a stolen base ... Tucson Regional: Went 3-for-8 (.375) with one hit in every game ... Best game of regional came against Pacific, when she hit a game-winning homer in the second inning and went on to score a career-best three runs ... Started the year as UA's two-hole hitter and batted .200 (8-for-40) in those contests. After that, Candrea dropped her to the eight-hole, where she hit .462 (8-for-13) over the next five games ... Six of her nine multi-hit games came in Pac-10 or WCWS contests, including two-hit, one-RBI, one-run performances in UA's wins over UCLA (11-2 on 4/1) and Cal (6-0 on 4/27) ... Had four game-winning RBI, including the only ribbie in Arizona's 1-0 win over ASU on April 7 ... Second career home run came in the form of a three-run blast off Katie Burkhart in UA's 6-3 loss at ASU on April 18.

High School: McClintock High School, Tempe, Ariz., 2006 ... Named an EA Sports High School All-American ... Named first-team all-region, first-team all-state ... McClintock High athlete of the year in 2006 ... Stole a school record 58 bases senior year ... Did not participate in athletics during junior year, due to transfer regulations ... Named team MVP and Tempe High School athlete of the year freshman and sophomore years ... Played for the Worth Firecrackers, which finished runner-up in 2006 ASA Gold 18-under championship.