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Senior Spotlight: Kendall Bright

By: Samantha McGarry

In the past three seasons at LIU Post, softball player Kendall Bright has played in 147 games with 122 starts. Bright was awarded Daktronics, Inc. Third Team All-America, NFCA First Team All-Region and ECC First Team in 2011, while batting .354 with 62 hits for the season. In 2011, Bright led the team with 15 doubles while knocking out 12 home runs and adding two triples. In Bright’s 2010 season, she batted .296 with 48 hits, 24 RBI and 30 runs scored recorded, 12 doubles and five home runs.

Name: Kendall Bright

Sport: Softball

Position: Second Base

Major: Physical Education

Hometown: Manlius, NY

High School: Fayetteville-Manlius HS

What made you choose to come to LIU Post?

I liked the positive environment within the team and the dedication from the coaching staff to help us achieve our goals on and off the field.

What do you think the top priorities of a college athlete should be?

It should be becoming the best person he or she can be on and off the field.

Describe your team in three words:

Determined, Hard-working, Family

What is your favorite part of being a student athlete at LIU Post?

Building relationships and creating memories with my teammates and friends that will last a lifetime

What is your favorite memory at Post overall?

Winning the 2011 Super Regional and going to the World Series

Any favorite pro sport teams?

My favorite team is the New York Yankees.

What are your plans after graduation?

I plan on coaching and teaching if I can find a job.

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