Kaylah Hampton
Kaylah  Hampton


Goodyear, Ariz.

High School:



Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.


Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.


Meet The Boilers: Freshman Kaylah Hampton

Catcher likes Carlos Beltran, dreams of visiting her grandparents in Hawaii and becoming an English or history educator.


Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

For the Record: Tied school game record for home runs (2) against Long Island, March 13.

2015: 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 and three game-tying efforts … 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 … stole two bases and laid down one sacrifice bunt … batted .237 in Big Ten play with eight RBI and four doubles … defensively, posted a .983 fielding percentage, making good on 399 of 406 chances … 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 ... a 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 ... plans to major in movement and sport sciences.


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