2013 All-SEC Freshman Team
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Totaled 41 appearances which included 36 starts split between catcher (27) and designated player (9) … Came away with a .250 batting average (26-for-104) to go along with five home runs and 25 RBIs … 13 of Kloss’ 26 hits on the season produced runs for the Tigers … Her five home runs were tied for third on the team … One of eight player to collect 20 or more RBIs … Her first career hit was a solo home run in the fifth inning of LSU’s 1-0 victory over Purdue (Feb. 8) … Was 1-for-2 with a RBI versus Hampton (Feb. 9) … Added a two-run homer as a pinch hitter at Ole Miss (Feb. 13) … Knocked a solo dinger and was the starting catcher for Rachele Fico’s no-hitter against Ohio State (Feb. 22) … Drove home a season’s best six RBIs fueled by a grand slam during the seventh inning of LSU’s 14-6 win over No. 14 Michigan (March 2) … The six RBIs were the most by a LSU player since Vanessa Soto versus Centenary during the 2007 season … Hit safely in both of her starts during the Kentucky (March 15 & 16) and South Carolina (March 23 & 24) series’ … Went 1-for-2 with two RBIs in game two against Georgia Southern (March 19) … Started 15 of LSU’s final 16 games (April 13-May 17) and opened the stretch with a RBI single at No. 10 Texas A&M (April 13) … Was 2-for-2 with a two-run single during an 8-0 win over No. 12 Missouri (April 20) … Belted a two-run homer off All-American Jackie Traina to open series against No. 4 Alabama (April 25) … Turned in her first career three-hit performance and tacked on two RBIs at Georgia (May 5) … Started all four games of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (May 17-19) making two starts at catcher and two starts at designated player … Tallied a RBI on a bases loaded walk versus Central Connecticut State (May 18) during an 11-0 elimination game victory.
Four-year letterwinner for Mark Campbell at Pacifica High School in California ... Team won Empire League Championship during all four seasons (2009-12) ... Earned All-Empire League Second-Team honors (2010 & 2012) in between an All-Empire League First-Team (2011) pick ... Secured 2011 Empire League Defensive MVP ... Participated in 2012 Orange Country vs. Riverside Country All-Star game ... Four-time honor roll recipient ... Plays travel ball for the SoCal Firecrackers, teammates with Sandra Simmons.
Daughter of Jim and Cristi Kloss ... Born on November 10, 1994 ... Has four siblings: Nathan (24), Connor (15), Keegan (13) and Carlii (9) ... Majoring in finance.