Former Canyon del Oro standout Kayla Henry named PacWest Scholar Athlete of the Year for softballby Andy Morales on Jul. 29, 2013, under Sports
The Pacific West Conference announced its 2012-13 Scholar Athlete of the Year in each of the conference’s 15 sports and former Canyon del Oro standout Kayla Henry earned the honor for softball. Henry plays for Grand Canyon.
According to a news release: “Henry, who sports a 3.70 GPA in Exercise Science, garnered Daktronics NCAA Division II Softball Honorable Mention All-America and National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Second Team All-America honors. She led the PacWest in triples, hits, and was co-leader in total bases, while also setting school records with 91 hits and 28 stolen bases. Henry also tied the school record with an 18-game hitting streak. Additionally, she was named NFCA First Team All-West Region, Daktronics First Team All-West Region, and First Team All-PacWest.”
Henry is now on the ballot for the top scholar athlete for the whole conference.