24 Kim Westlund
24 - Kim Westlund
Height: 5-6
Year: JR
Hometown: Brentwood, CA
High School: Freedom HS
Position: IF
Bats/Throws: L/R
Experience: 2V

2012 (Sophomore)
Earned All-Big West second team praise after finishing ninth among conference players with a .322 batting average and leading Cal Poly in hits (48), RBI (25), total bases (65), walks (18) and slugging (.436) and on-base percentage (.388) … also led Cal Poly with 11 multi-hit games, topping out with a season-best three hits versus James Madison (March 10) … totaled four multi-RBI games, highlighted by a career-high three during season opener against San Jose State (Feb. 10) …  reached base in a Cal Poly-best 17 successive games between Feb. 10 and March 10 … hit .313 (21-for-67) in 21 Big West games … batted .349 (15-for-43) with runners in scoring position and .357 with the bases empty (25-for-70) … successfully advanced baserunners 48.2 (41-for-85) percent of the time and reached as the leadoff hitter in 14 of 30 opportunities (46.7 percent) … appeared in all 49 games with 28 starts at shortstop and 20 at third base … defensively, finished seventh among Big West players with 97 assists.

2011 (Freshman)

Finished third among Mustangs with a .270 batting average and third among Big West Conference hitters with three triples … co-led Cal Poly with 40 hits and six steals and finished second with 18 runs scored … one of three Mustangs to post eight multi-hit games … hit safely during first 11 games as a collegian (Feb. 11-25) … finished 3-for-4 and with a season-high two RBI during 6-2 win versus Fairfield (March 27) … also collected three hits at Cal State Northridge (May 1) … defensively, finished third among Big West fielders with 120 assists.

Freedom HS (Brentwood, Calif.)

Four-year letterwinner helped Falcons to a combined 92-15 overall mark, an aggregate 58-4 Bay Valley Athletic League record and four league championships … earned All-BVAL honors as a senior in 2010 after hitting .429 with a .670 slugging percentage, a .475 on-base percentage, 31 runs and 22 RBI … finished third among BVAL players in 2009 with a .329 batting average and a .402 on-base percentage … hit .313 as a sophomore with 20 runs and a .984 fielding percentage … also won four letters in basketball, where she was an All-BVAL first team selection, and two in volleyball.

Personal

Daughter of Pete and Debra Westlund … has three sisters (Kirsten, Joanna and Julie) and one brother (Brad) … majoring in journalism … biggest thrill as a student-athlete is “playing against nationally-ranked teams” … named to honor roll at Freedom HS … editor-in-chief of high school newspaper … would like to pursue a career as either a sportscaster or sideline reporter … Kim Denae Westlund was born on July 24, 1992 in Brentwood, Calif.