MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin’s all-time career home run leader, Kayla Konwent, was named to the D1 Softball Preseason D100 as one of the top 100 players entering the 2023 season, announced by D1 Softball Tuesday morning.
Konwent comes into the season ranked No. 92 on the preseason list where she capped off the 2022 season with All-Big Ten First Team and First Team All-Region honors. The Salem (Wis.) native started all 50 games for the Badgers last season and finished with a team high .351 batting average, 50 hits, 10 doubles, 10 home runs, and tallied 32 RBI. Additionally, she finished second in the conference with a .513 on-base percentage, and ranked seventh with a 1.151 OPS.
The Badgers kick-off the 2023 season in less than a month in Puerto Vallarta for the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge on February 9 against California Baptist.