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Kristyn Sandberg

Position: C | Number: 23

Bats: R | Throws: R

Date of Birth: 01/21/1990 | Height: 5’8”

Resides:Island Park, N.Y.

College Experience:
University of Georgia

Pro Experience:
Eighth season

Transaction history:

  • Drafted fifth overall in the second round of the 2012 NPF Draft by the USSSA Pride.
  • Re-signed with the Pride ahead of each subsequent season through 2014.
  • Traded from the Pride to the Pennsylvania Rebellion, along with two draft picks, in exchange for Megan Wiggins and a draft pick, Jan. 19, 2015.
  • Became a free agent Jan. 15, 2017 after the Rebellion franchise folded.
  • Signed with the Texas Charge through the 2018 season Feb. 23, 2017.
  • Became a free agent Oct. 12, 2017 after the Charge franchise folded.
  • Signed with the Bandits as a free agent Nov. 21, 2017.
  • Reached a one-year extension with the Bandits through the 2019 season Oct. 26, 2018.

 

Professional highlights:

  • 2018 All-NPF selection at catcher.
  • Delivered a career-high 10 home runs and posted a team-best 31 RBI during her first season in Chicago (2018).
  • Launched home runs in three consecutive games from June 3-7, 2018.
  • Has appeared in 298 career games in the NPF (postseason included).
  • Has clobbered 43 career home runs and tallied 148 RBI to pose a consistent threat at the plate throughout her NPF career.
  • Jumped onto the scene as a rookie with the USSSA Pride in 2012 and batted .367 with seven home runs and 33 RBI.
  • Made her professional debut and went 1-for-1 with one RBI in a 9-3 win for the Pride on June 8, 2012.

 

Get to know Kristyn:

  • Hobbies include playing sports, video games, surfing and skiing.
  • Was first chair in the orchestra and can play both the violin and bass.
  • Enjoys chips and queso.
  • If she isn’t playing softball, she could be found on a playing hockey out on the rink.
Year League Club W L SV CG IP ERA H AVG R BB SO ER
2018 NPF Chicago 37 .336 23 13 13
2017 NPF Texas 20 .241 11 10 9
2016 NPF Pennsylvania 25 .250 15 5 9
2015 NPF Pennsylvania 16 .188 9 17 12
2014 NPF USSSA 24 .229 16 12 15
2013 NPF USSSA 29 .252 16 11 14
2012 NPF USSSA 33 .367 23 9 16
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