2011-12 Softball
Kayla Gabel
#8
Kayla Gabel
Kayla Gabel

POS.1B
HT.5-10
B/TL/L
YR.R-Jr.
HOMETOWNLakeland, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLState College of Florida

As a Redshirt Senior (2013)
Game-By-Game Stats
Appeared in 47 games for FGCU in her final season with 30 of them coming in the form of starts at first base ... Started 22 of the first 24 games of the season ... Collected a team-high of 258 putouts and a fielding percentage of .982 ... Reached base in 15 games this season.

As a Redshirt Junior (2012)
Game-By-Game Stats
Played in 55 games, making 41 starts at first base … posted a team-high 345 putouts … started the season on a three-game hits streak … collected two hits, two RBI and a double against Tennessee-Martin (Feb. 17) … posted two RBI and a run scored with a double against Binghamton (Feb. 19) … had back-to-back against Colgate and Stony Brook (Mar. 11) … went on a three-game hit streak from Mar. 16-17 against Northern Colorado, UNC Wilmington and Fairfield … recorded a hit and three RBI on a homerun at Belmont (Apr. 7) … tallied two RBI and a double vs Jacksonville (Apr. 17) … had a hit, a run scored and a RBI on a solo homerun against North Florida (May 3).

As A Redshirt Sophomore (2011)
Game-By-Game Stats
Posted a .247 batting average in 45 games played … started 41 games at first base, finishing with a .974 fielding percentage … had 13 RBI on 22 hits, including three doubles and one home run … earned 19 walks, which was fourth-best on the team … tallied four multiple hit games and three multi-RBI contests … had a season-long four-game hit streak during conference play … had a RBI sacrifice fly in her first game as an Eagle versus N.C. State (Feb. 11) … drew a season-high three walks against Georgetown (Feb. 18) … earned a walk against Michigan State (Feb. 18) for an RBI … hit her first double of the season against St. Francis (Mar. 4), going 2-for-3 with one run scored … recorded an RBI against Colgate (Mar. 5) and Dartmouth (Mar. 5) … went 1-for-1 with a walk and an RBI versus in-state rival FIU (Mar. 29) … blasted a two-run home run against USC Upstate (Apr. 7) … also had two RBI against ETSU (Apr. 9) … went 3-for-6 with three RBI and two runs scored in the Lipscomb series (Apr. 14) … closed out the season with a hit against Stetson (Apr. 22).

At State College of Florida (2010)
Named to FCCAA All-Tournament & Gulf District All-Tournament teams … earned a spot on the Suncoast Conference second team … played in 38 games with a .316 batting average, seven home runs and 26 RBI.

High School
A two-time Team Offensive MVP, first team All-Polk County, and third team Class 5A All-State selection at George Jenkins.

Personal
Born July 24, 1990 … daughter of Tony and Kristy Gabel … father played golf at College of Boca Raton (now Lynn University) … has one brother, Kenny (24) … received Bachelors in Sport Management (Spring 2012) and is currently enrolled in the MBA program … received her associate degree from State College of Florida.

Single-Game Highs 
At-Bats: 4, 2x, last vs. Appalachian St. (Feb. 16, 2013)
Hits: 2, 4x, last vs. Lipscomb (April 14, 2011 – Game 1)
Runs: 2, vs. Lipscomb (April 14, 2011 – Game 1)
Doubles: 1, 4x, last vs. Iowa State (Mar. 19, 2013)
Home Runs: 1, vs. USC Upstate (April 7, 2011 – Game 1)
RBI: 3, vs. Lipscomb (April 14, 2011 – Game 1)
Walks: 3, vs. Georgetown (Feb. 18, 2011)

Superlative Stats
Games Started: 41
Reached Base: 28
Games With A Hit: 18 
Multi-Hits: 4
Multi-Runs: 1
Games With A Home Run: 1
Multi-RBI: 3
Multi-Walks: 2
Longest Hit Streak: 4 games (2011)