3 Kenya Lindstrom
3 Kenya Lindstrom
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
High School: Denver East
Position: P

2017 (Junior):
Made 11 appearances and seven starts in the circle this season for the Tigers. Lindstrom pitched 31.2 total innings with 14 strikeouts and an ERA of 6.19. Tossed 2.0 scoreless innings with two strikeouts against BYU (April 14th) and followed it up with her first career shtuout victory on April 18th in a 6-0 victory against Stanford. Led the Orange and Black with a team-low 38 hits allowed, 34 runs, and 28 earned runs. Finished the season with a 2-2 record.

2017 (Sophomore):
Appeared in 15 games, nine of which were starts, in the circle. Tossed three complete games while putting together a 6.48 ERA and striking out 20 batters. Got her first win of the year against Seattle (Feb. 25), going five innings while striking out two. Threw her first complete game against Seton Hall (Mar. 4) and allowed no runs on just three hits while striking out a pair. Tossed another complete game in the 3-2 win over Hofstra (Mar. 11). Following the season, her performance in the classroom helped her garner WCC All-Academic recognition.

2016 (Freshman):
In her first season, Lindstrom was stellar in the circle for Pacific. The freshman appeared in 17 games for the Orange and Black and struck out 28 batters, which was the second most on the team. Lindstrom logged her first collegiate victory against George Washington (Feb 20) while pitching 5 1/3 innings with a season-high six strikeouts and just one walk. The Denver, Col. native pitched consecutive complete games against Colgate (Mar 16) and Iona (Mar 22), earning a shutout vs Colgate while striking out three. Against Iona, Lindstrom registered her fourth victory of the season, striking out five and allowing just one run. 

High School:
In her senior campaign, played in the Fall in Colorado, Lindstrom led her Denver East Angels to a 16-5 record and a spot in the Colorado 5A Region 6 Playoffs. Lindstrom held opponents to a 0.77 ERA, compiling a 13-5 record with 16 complete games, 8 shutouts and a perfect game against rival Denver South. In that contest, Lindstrom struck out 11 without allowing a baserunner. Overall, Lindstrom struck out 204 batters in 109 innings, limiting opposing batters to a .157 batting average. In her junior season, Lindstrom was named Second-Team All-State following a season in which she compiled a 9-6 record with a 1.08 ERA. She hurled nine complete games and four shutouts, striking out 146 in 91 innings and holding opponents to a .152 batting average. Kenya has earned academic honors every season and is at the top of her Denver East graduating class academically.

Personal:
At Pacific, Kenya is a Biology major with plans to pursue medical school. Kenya is the daughter of Jen Lindstrom and Mary Marcantonio. Jen Lindstrom is a pitching coach who pitched for the University of Minnesota. Kenya has a younger brother, Aidan.