Cougars win 6-0 over Army and 13-5 against Sam Houston State
Cougars split the opening day with 4-1 loss to No. 8 Nebraska
Cougars face winner of UAB and Marshall on CBS Sports at 11 a.m.
Holly Anderson homers in her third straight game and fourth straight against the Tigers
Cougars outhit Tigers 17-5 on the day
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Has been hit by a pitch 65 times in her career for the third-most in NCAA history (1. 92 Mariah Gearhart, Oklahoma St; 2. 67 Myesha Finney, Auburn)
JUNIOR (2013)Ranked No. 1 in the NCAA in hit by pitches per game (0.64) which ranks as the third-highest total in NCAA history ... 38 bean balls is second-highest amount in NCAA history and broke her own school record of 21 set in 2012 ... No. 3 in the NCAA in sacrifice hits per game (0.36) ... Set the school record with 52 runs while second on the team with a .493 on-base percentage and 30 walks ... Started 59 games at shortstop ... Hit a grand slam against Lamar (April 4) and another versus Memphis (May 9) ... Was hit by a pitch twice in the same game 11 times during the season ... Hit a homerun and double against Texas State (Feb. 10) to set career record for total bases in a game (6) while scoring twice ... During the NCAA Austin Regional she had a hit, a run scored, a RBI, hit by a pitch twice and two walks (May 17-18).
SOPHOMORE (2012)Set the Houston single-season record for hit by pitch (21) and ranked No. 12 in the NCAA in HBP per game (0.39) ... Took 13 hit by pitches over the last 14 games to close out the season ... Started 51 games at shortstop and appeared in 54 on the season ... Had the highest on base percentage on the team (.476) as she also drew 19 walks, tied for third most on the team ... Took part in nine double plays as Houston ranked No. 16 in the nation in turning-two at 0.44 per game ... Went 2-for-3 with season-high two RBIs against UTEP (March 18) ... Equaled season-high for RBIs with two runs driven in against ECU (April 14) ... In a three-game series at UCF (April 28-29), reached base all nine times going 1-for-1 with five walks and three hit by pitches and recorded two steals ... Hit by a pitch four times against Northwestern (May 19) to set a single-game program and C-USA record, reached base in all five at bats against NU including a walk.
BEFORE HOUSTONPlayed in 43 games, making 30 starts, at the University of Kansas as a freshman... Scored 12 runs with two homeruns over 69 at bats... Played first and third base, making 194 put outs.
HIGH SCHOOLCompeted for Conroe Tigers... Named Team MVP and First Team All-District all four years... Named Conroe High Female Athlete of the Year in 2010... Wendy's Heisman Female Athlete of the Year in 2010... Accomplished athlete at Conroe, named Team MVP in volleyball and team defensive MVP in basketball... Team captain in all three sports.
PERSONALFull name is Kendra Ann Cullum... Born Nov. 5, 1991 in Texarkana, Texas... Daughter of Stormy and Rick Cullum... Father is a football coach and mother is a teacher... Has a brother, Derek, who is also a football coach... Considers her family her biggest influences... Career ambition is to become a collegiate softball coach... Highly decorated high school student-athlete,... Student Council member, National Honor Society, Homecoming Queen Finalist, President's Award for Educational Excellence, Montgomery County Scholar Athlete Finalist and US Marin Corps Distinguished Scholar Athlete Award.