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Kaylah Hampton
Kaylah  Hampton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Goodyear, Ariz.

High School:
Verrado

Position:
C

Club:
Arizona Storm

05/10/2018

SB Bounced by Badgers in B1G Tourney

Wisconsin held Purdue to two hits in the Big Ten Tournament opener

04/29/2018

SB Falters vs. Minnesota

Purdue is held to three hits on senior day vs. Minnesota

04/27/2018

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

04/26/2018

SB Set for Final Home Series

Purdue hosts Minnesota for its final home series of 2018

04/23/2018

Sixth-Annual Golden Pete Winners

Evans, Amaltdinov receive Big Ten Medal of Honor

2017 (Junior):
  • NFCA All-America Scholar
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Started 51 of the 53 games in which she appeared in on the season between catcher, the outfield and designated player.
  • Hit .289 with 43 hits in 149 at-bats with 21 RBI and 14 runs scored. 10 walks and three times she was hit by a pitch lifted her on-base percentage to .344.
  • Slugged .408 with eight doubles and three home runs.
  • Registered 10 multi-hit games.

    Went on a tear in which she registered a hit in 11 of 13 games and six of those efforts were multi-hit performances. She hit .390 with 16 base knocks in that span. 2016 (Sophomore):
  • Academic All-Big Ten.
  • Saw action in 41 games, starting 32, 28 at catcher and four as the designated player.
  • Batted at a .244 clip with three doubles and two home runs.
  • Accounted for 11 runs, including the game winner against Syracuse, and eight RBI, including the game winners against Iowa and Butler.
  • But together a four-game hit streak from February 12 to 19
  • Reached base in seven straight games Feb. 12 to 26
  • Tallied multiple hits in four games, including a three-hit effort at Iowa.
  • Defensively, made good on 98 percent of her 192 chances and threw out 10 of 39 potential base stealers.

    2015 (Freshman):
  • Saw action in 56 games, starting 53 at catcher, two as the designated player.
  • Batted .267 with 32 RBI, 17 runs, eight doubles, one triple and eight home runs.
  • Drove in a team-best eight game-winning RBI, three game-tying efforts and scored three game-tying runs.
  • Reached base via hit, walk or hit by pitch in 43 of 56 games, including a stretch of 13 straight games Feb. 6 to Feb. 21.
  • Posted multiple hits in seven games, including five perfect days at the plate and a 3-for-3 effort against Nebraska.
  • Drew 24 walks and was hit by a pitch six times
  • Batted .237 in Big Ten play with eight RBI and four doubles.
  • Defensively, posted a .983 fielding percentage and threw out 12 potential base stealers (37 of 49).

    High School:
  • An all-state selection.
  • Earned first team all-section honors each of her four years, while guiding the team to a top six finish at AIA State playoffs in 2013 and a top four finish in 2014.
  • As a senior, garnered second team all-state honors from AZ Central Sports as well as first team all-division and first team all-section accolades.
  • Verrado's four-time defensive player of the year.
  • Acted as team captain her junior and senior seasons.
  • A National Honor Society member.
  • Among the top 10 percent of her graduating class academically.
  • Logged more than 300 hours of community service as a prepster.
  • Four-year AIA scholar athlete.
  • Has been a part of Health Occupation Students of America for two years.

    Personal:
  • Full name is Kaylah Christine Hampton.
  • Born May 14, 1996.
  • Parents are Tee and Nichole Hampton.
  • Has one brother, Junior.
  • Played travel ball for the Arizona Storm - Beach.
  • Majoring in movement and sport sciences.
  • @PurdueSoftball

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