#23 Kristyn Sandberg

  Position    C

  Resides    Island Park, NY

  College    Georgia

#23 Kristyn Sandberg

  Position    C

  Resides    Island Park, NY

  College    Georgia

#23 Kristyn Sandberg

  Position    C

  Resides    Island Park, NY

  College    Georgia

 

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.

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.

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.

Current On Player Ad Location:

  • Rosemont Visitor & Tourism Bureau

Date Opponent   AVG GP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB HBP SO OB% C PO A E FLD%
June 6 Comets W .000 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 N/A
June 7 Comets W N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0 0 N/A 0 0 0 0 N/A
June 8 Comets W .500 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 1.000 3 0 1 .800 0 0 0 0 N/A
June 9 G1 Comets W .250 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .500 0 0 0 .200 3 3 0 0 1.000
June 9 G2 Comets W 1.000 1 4 2 4 1 0 1 4 2.000 0 0 0 1.000 3 3 0 0 1.000
June 12 Comets L N/A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0 0 N/A 0 0 0 0 N/A
June 13 Comets L N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0 0 N/A 0 0 0 0 N/A
June 20 G1 Wild W .667 1 3 1 2 2 0 0 1 1.333 0 0 0 .667 0 0 0 0 N/A
June 20 G2 Wild L .000 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 .000 4 4 0 0 1.000
June 22 G1 Wild W .000 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 1 .250 1 1 0 0 1.000
June 22 G2 Wild W N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0 0 N/A 0 0 0 0 N/A
June 28 Wild W .000 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 N/A
June 29 G1 Wild W .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 N/A
June 29 G2 Wild W .000 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 1 0 .333 0 0 0 0 N/A
Total .286 11 28 5 8 5 0 1 11 1.000 3 2 3 .382 11 11 0 0 1.000
Season AVG GP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB HBP SO OB% SB PO A E FLD%
2012 .367 35 90 23 33 4 0 7 33 .644 9 18 16 .513 3 96 1 1 .990
2013 .252 43 115 16 29 3 0 5 26 .409 11 8 4 .358 1 150 5 1 .994
2014 .229 43 105 16 24 3 0 6 17 .429 12 12 0 .366 0 158 7 5 .971
2015 .188 37 85 9 16 2 1 4 13 .376 17 14 12 .402 3 143 24 1 .994
2016 .250 39 100 15 25 4 0 4 9 .410 5 8 9 .333 3 191 21 2 .991
2017 .241 45 83 11 20 3 0 6 17 .494 10 4 9 .351 0 259 19 5 .982
2018 .336 43 110 23 37 9 2 10 31 .727 13 2 13 .413 1 158 10 1 .994
Total .272 285 688 113 187 28 3 42 146 .504 77 66 63 .395 11 1155 87 16 .987