10 Jen Kries
10 Jen Kries
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA
High School: Capistrano Valley
Position: MIF
Bats/Throws: R/R

In 2011:  Started in all 37 games during her rookie campaign spending a majority of time at second base … As Brown’s leadoff hitter, she was third on the team in batting with a .300 average … Posted 33 hits, 20 runs, and eight RBI and also had two doubles and 12 walks on the year …  Also posted a .952 fielding percentage and was 8-for-11 on stolen base attempts.

Before Brown: A two-year letterwinner from Capistrano Valley High School, Kries was a member of the 2010 South O.C. All-Star Team, and was the CAPO Varsity Softball Defensive Player of the Year ...Earned Orange County Register's Athlete of the Week on May 18, 2010, and won the South Coast League's character-athlete award for Capistrano Valley High School called "Pursuing Victory with Honor" ... Also received the Capistrano Valley All-Around Athlete Award and was also a 2009-10 Scholar-Athlete ... Also participated in basketball.

Personal: Jennifer is the daughter of David and Christine Kries ... Has a younger brother, Mike.