Christa Castello, Leah Munden and Kaila Olson earn recognition for their academic excellence
UC Davis has 89 honorees in fall, winter and spring combined
Conference announces winter and spring teams
Weekend series in the Valley marks the final appearances for six UC Davis seniors
UC Davis softball will honor Christina Guidry, Leah Munden, Kaila Olson, Alicia Paine, Justine Vela and Kelly Zboralske in a Senior Day ceremony following Sunday's game
2016: NFCA ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE... Named a starting pitcher on 18 occasions... Also started one game as the team's designated player... Led all Aggie pitchers in innings pitched (104.2)... Ranked No. 2 on the team in ERA (3.81) and opposing batting average (.323)... Ranked No. 2, in the program's D-I era, with her 2.17 career fewest walks per seven innings average... Recorded consecutive complete-game victories vs. CSU Bakersfield (2/13) and vs. Santa Clara (2/14)... Her Valentine's Day result was a shutout... Collected her first save of the season during the Aggies' wild come-from-behind victory vs. Weber State (2/21) at the UNLV DeMarini Classic... Earned three of the Aggies' four wins during the Aggie Invitational I vs. Idaho State (2/26) and South Dakota (2/27 and 2/28)... Struck out a season-high five batters against the Bengals... Combined efforts to post a 1-0 shutout victory vs. Hawai'i (4/2, Gm. 1).
2015: ALL BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... Among all league pitchers, Munden was ranked T-4 in saves (2), No. 8 in opposing batting average (.278), innings pitched (155.0), strikeouts (64), No. 9 in wins (10) and No. 10 in ERA (3.25)... Picked up a save vs. Illinois (3/7) and at UC Santa Barbara (4/12)... Finished with team-high numbers in all six categories... Earned her first complete-game shutout victory vs. Iowa State (2/27)... Named a starter in 25 of her 36 appearances... Pitched two complete games throughout her first two years at UC Davis, recorded a team-high eight in 2015... Threw 10.2 innings at UC Riverside (4/25) and fanned eight batters vs. CSUN (4/4) - both team highs... Collected a season-high four assists vs. Illinois (3/6) and at UC Riverside.
2014: Recorded three saves, the second-highest total on the team and in the conference... That total also helped the southpaw earn a No. 42 ranking among all pitchers in the country... Named the team's starter in 10 of her 27 appearances... Threw one complete game, a victory, vs. North Dakota State (3/8)... Finished her sophomore season with a 3-11 record and 5.79 ERA... Combined efforts with Dana Cruse to record one of the team's four shutouts... Struckout 29 batters throughout her 71.1 innings pitched... Fanned a season-high five vs. North Dakota State... Picked up a save vs. Sacramento State (2/12), LIU-Brooklyn (2/23) and Saint Mary's (5/7, Gm. 1).
2013: Ranked No. 6 in the nation with only two hit batters... Named a starter in 11 of 22 appearances... Finished her first season at UC Davis with a 4-9 record and 2.94 ERA... Recorded four complete games and one shutout... Struck out 42 batters and allowed nine walks throughout 71.1 innings pitched... Collected her inaugural win as an Aggie vs. UTEP (2/9) at the Fresno State Kick-Off and her first save vs. Notre Dame (3/9)... Earned her first complete-game shutout victory at CSU Bakersfield (3/16, Gm. 2)... Fanned a season-high four batters vs. Santa Clara (2/17), James Madison (2/22), at CSU Bakersfield and at Hawai'i (3/30, Gm. 1).
CENTENNIAL HS '12: Southwest Yosemite League MVP as a senior, posting 0.90 ERA for third time in her career... Earned first-team All-SYL honors as a junior... Three-time team MVP... Hit career-high .407 with .516 slugging as a junior... Batted .364 as a sophomore, .330 as a senior... Fanned 208 batters (second in league behind current teammate Justine Vela) against just 12 walks in 186.0 innings in 2011.
PERSONAL: Born in Bakersfield, California... Human Development major... Parents are James & Joni Munden... Little known-fact: she is only left-handed in softball.