11 - Krista Jensen
Krista Jensen
Height: 5-4
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Presentation
Position: INF

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AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011:
One of just three Santa Clara players to start in all 39 games … was the team’s second baseman all year long, hitting primarily in the sixth spot in the batting order … played error-free defense through the season’s first five games … drove in a run in all five games of an early-season tournament in Fort Collins, Colo., going 5 for 16 with two doubles, a triple and nine RBI which raised her season average to .300 … hit an RBI double and scored in the first day of PCSC play, in Game Two of a doubleheader at Cal State Bakersfield (Apr. 9) … had an RBI single versus LMU (Apr. 17) … enjoyed a two-hit game in the series finale against Sacramento State (May 1) … finished the year with 12 hits, which included four doubles.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Four-year varsity letterwinner at nearby Presentation High School ... helped Presentation to co-titles of the Central Coast Section (CCS) from 2008 through 2010 ... named the team's 2010 MVP ... All-West Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) honoree ... Farmers Scholar Athlete of the Year ... 2009 Most Improved player award ... 2008 Coaches' Award ... CCS Scholar Athlete ... San Jose Mercury News 2010 First Team honoree ... also played with the East Valley Twisters from 2001-2005 and the San Jose Lady Sharks 2005-2010.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Clara, Calif. ... daughter of Danny and Patti Jensen ... has one brother, Kyle ... enjoys watching movies and playing board games ... Psychology major.