Softball downs USU, 6-1, to win series
Softball hosts USU in series finale
Softball falls at New Mexico, 4-1
Softball downs New Mexico, 7-3
Softball falls late at UNM, 5-2
Kiera Wright Career Stats
Speedy outfielder who got back into things in 2017 after tearing an ACL early on as a freshman ... Should compete for a starting position once again ... A patient hitter ... An excellent slap-hitter with great speed.
2018 SEASON - SOPHOMORE
Played in 43 games with 35 starts in center field ... Batted .240 (29-for-121) with 21 runs, six RBIs, a double, 13 walks, two times hit by a pitch and a .324 on-base percentage ... Stole 11 bases in 13 attempts and committed just one error in 56 fielding chances (.982 pct.) ... Ranked 10th in the league in stolen bases (11) ... Improved in MW play with a .286 average (22-for-77) with 16 runs, six RBIs, a double, seven walks, eight stolen bases (in nine attempts) and a .353 on-base mark ... Recorded six multi-hit games, three multi-run games (T-2nd on team) and one multi-RBI game ... Also contributed three tying runs (T-1st on team), four go-ahead runs (3rd on team) and two game-winning scores (T-3rd on team) ... Led SDSU with a .311 average (14-for-45) at home ... Also hit .300 (15-for-50) when leading off an inning ... Tied an Aztec single-game record with three stolen bases against Nevada on April 13.
2017 SEASON - FRESHMAN
Had a solid season, that was cut short late in the season ... Batted .305 (40-for-131) with seven RBIs, 25 runs, two doubles, a triple, seven walks, two times hit by pitch, while stealing 11 of 15 attempts ... Posted a .350 on-base percentage and was perfect in the field in 60 chances ... Started the first 38 games of the season, all in center field ... Her 11 stolen bases ranked in a tie for ninth in the league ... Hit .250 (11-for-44) in Mountain West games with three RBIs, eight runs, a double, triple and two stolen bases ... Was 6-for-18 (.333) against nationally ranked teams ... Also led the team with a .500 average (3-for-6) and the team's lone extra-base hit against 2016 Women's College World Series teams ... Hit .343 (23-for-67) with runners on base, .327 (17-for-52) in night games and .326 (14-for-43) with runners in scoring position ... Had eight multi-hit games, four multi-run games and five go-ahead runs (4th on team) ... Had an 11-game hitting streak from Feb. 11-March 2 and a 12-game streak of reaching base safely from Feb. 11-March 2 ... Was 3-for-4 with a run and two stolen bases in the opener vs. South Dakota on Feb. 10 and in the nightcap vs. No. 8/8 UCLA was 2-for-3 with a double ... Was 3-for-5 with a RBI and two runs vs. Weber State on Feb. 12 ... Had two hits and three runs scored vs. Oklahoma State on Feb. 24.
2016 SEASON - REDSHIRT
Had her promising season cut short early after tearing an ACL ... Started five times and played in 10 games before the injury ... Batted .250 (3-for-12) with an RBI, three runs, a walk and a stolen base, slugging .250 with a .308 on-base percentage ... Did not commit an error in seven fielding chances ... Had one multi-hit game, two go-ahead runs and one game-winning score ... Stole her first base at Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 12 ... Scored a run on consecutive games vs. UTSA and Weber State on Feb. 13 ... Earned her first career start vs. UTSA on Feb. 14 ... Recorded her first hits and RBI in her second start against Texas Tech on Feb. 19 ... Singled and scored a run vs. No. 22/25 California on Feb. 20 ... Injured her knee against Oklahoma State on Feb. 25 and missed the rest of the season (41 games).
CLUB - COURAGE/ARSENAL
Played her club ball at California Courage/Arsenal under coach Linny Smith.
HIGH SCHOOL - ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HS
Was a four-year letterwinner at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Eastvale, Calif. ... Was a second-team all-league selection for the Mustangs under coach Ron Smith ... Also was an all-Inland honoree by Riverside Press Enterprise ... With two years logged on MaxPreps (2011 and 2013), batted .325 (55-for-169) with 15 RBIs, 36 runs and 26 stolen bases ... Also played volleyball for ERHS.
Kiera Lynn Wright was born July 27, 1996, in Riverside, Calif. ... Daughter of Cyndi Williams ... Is majoring in sociology ... Has aspirations of starting her own non-profit organization.