Named Player of the Game on Feb. 14 against SIUE when she went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run and one walk.
Has recorded career bests in four categories during the non-conference slate. Hit first career home run against Cal State Northridge on Feb. 8. Had a single-game best two runs against Illinois State, Feb. 16, three hits against New Mexico State, March 10, two doubles against Indiana, Feb. 8, and her first homer against a ranked team, No. 15 Michigan on the road March 15 at the Judi Garman Classic. Stepped into a leadership roll as the year progressed, becoming a clutch performer during the Pac-12 slate. Has scored two runs on three occasions - including Utah and California, recorded three hits twice, including at Utah, and hit a career best two home runs against the Utes on April 19. Continued to dominate in the Pac-12 portion of the schedule, hitting three RBI against California on April 27 and Utah on April 19. Finished the regular season with nine homers, 24 runs scored and a career best 43 hits. Named Pac-12 All Conference Honorable Mention on May 15. Picked up hits in the NCAA Tournament during the Tempe Regional against San Jose State and Georgia. Played in 54 games on the year, finishing the season with 25 runs, 45 hits, nine home runs and 27 RBI.
Started six games in 26 played, finishing the year with a .323 batting average with 10 hits and five RBI. Recorded two hits at Washington (April 29) and two RBI against Illinois State (Feb. 19).
Kemp will add strength to the infield as the Valencia High School graduate brings a trophy case which includes: All-Foothill League First Team honors (2010-11), First Team CIF, NFCA All-Region Second Team, First-Team All-Area (2011), Southern Section All-Division First Team (2011), a CIF Championship in 2008 and was named All-State First Team by maxpreps.com. During the 2011 season she hit at a .470 clip with 28 runs, six homers and 21 RBI.
Majoring in English and creative writing at ASU. She is the daughter of Brent and Valarie Kemp and has two sisters, Brooklyn and Victoria, who played for the University of Arizona softball team. Her full name is Bethany Lynn Kemp. She is a huge Los Angeles Dodgers fan. Hobbies include, writing, shopping and pranking.
Bethany Kemp's Career Stats
Pac-12 All Conference Honorable Mention | May 15