In her third year of action, Kayla played in 17 of 18 games for the Tigers while logging 301 minutes in the midfield. The offensive mid picked up three points on the year as she tallied one goal and one assist in 2011. All three of Kayla's points came against Cal State Bakersfield on Sept. 11 as she assisted on Pacific's second strike before striking with her own goal just two minutes later. Off the field, Villalpando was named to the Academic All-Big West Team as the conclusion of the season.
Appeared in seven games, logging 111 minutes. Made her season debut in the Tigers’ season opener at Hawai’i on August 20, playing five minutes. Totaled a season-high 49 minutes on August 21 against Wagner. Logged 15 minutes of action against No. 2 Stanford on Sept. 12. Played seven minutes in Pacific’s 1-1 tie against No. 13 California.
Villalpando provided depth to the Tiger roster in her freshman year, seeing time in 14 games, including one start against Fordham on Sept. 13. Kayla attempted nine shots in 2009, with six of those taken on goal. Villalpando took the most shots in her longest outing of the year, after 60 minutes played in Pacific’s 3-0 victory over Air Force on Sept. 27. During that match, Kayla attempted a season-high three shots with two of those shot on goal. Villalpando also took two shots in her first two games played, against Saint Mary’s and Portland State at the end of August.
A graduate of Willow Glen High School in San Jose, Calif., Kayla finished her four-year career with the Rams by leading her team to a BVAL-STAL League Championship after going 12-0-2 in league play. Overall, the Rams finished the season 17-2-2 on the year. Individually, Villalpando posted 18 goals and 11 assists in her final season of play, earning her first team all-league honors while also earning her the distinction as the league’s Senior of the Year.
In club play, Villalpando played for the Mustang Mavericks in Danville, Calif., playing alongside of fellow Tiger Maricela Padilla. The Mustangs captured championships at Surf Cup (2008), the Far West Regional League Spring championship (2008) and the Nor Cal State tournament (2007 and 2008). Additionally, the Mavericks advanced to the quarterfinals of the Far West Regional in each of her last two seasons.
Born in San Jose, Calif., she is the daughter of Ed and Julie Villalpando. Kayla has three siblings: Alyssa, Tonya and Ryan. She is majoring in Speech-Language Pathology.