- Selected 24th overall in the fourth round of the 2016 NPF Draft by the Bandit.
- Signed her first professional contract with the Bandits on May 25, 2016.
- Extended her contract with the Bandits through the 2017 season on Jan. 28, 2017.
- Renewed her contract with the Bandits through the 2018 season on Jan. 17, 2018.
- Appeared in a career-high 31 games during the 2017 season, despite an injury knocking her out of the lineup for a good chuck on the season.
- Recorded three hits in 2017, including two home runs.
- Owns a stellar .985 career fielding percentage at shortstop.
- Held the USSSA Pride’s number as a rookie, batting .391 with a pair of home runs and four RBI in 2016.
- Made her professional debut at third base in a 4-2 loss to the Dallas Charge on June 8, 2016, going 0-for-1 with two walks.
Get to know Kristen:
- Majored in exercise and sport science while at North Carolina.
- Ranks first in UNC and ACC history in career home runs (66), breaking the old school record with a grand slam in the 2015 home finale for the Tar Heels.
- 2015 USA Softball National Player of the Year finalist.
- Was named the 2012 Gatorade Player of the Year in New York out of high school.