Kayla Provost

Softball's senior captain Kayla Provost is the focus of our next Student-Athlete Spotlight, as the Gators prepare to open the 2012 softball season at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21 with a doubleheader vs. Saint Joseph College of Connecticut at Pine Manor Field.

Name: Kayla Provost
Year: Senior
Position: Catcher
Bats/Throws: Right/Right
Hometown: Saco, ME
Major: Business Management in Organizational Change

Why did you come to PMC?

I was originally recruited to play soccer and softball at PMC and Really love the school’s campus.

What do you like most about softball?

There are many things I like about softball. I’m a catcher and I love to be in the dirt blocking softballs, I always want the ball to come to me to make a play. Offensively I love the sound of the bat hitting the ball and the feeling of hitting a homerun, or turning a double play, and throwing someone out at second base.

What has been your most memorable moment at PMC?

My most memorable moment came last season when I hit a walk-off grand slam vs. Suffolk to win the game 5-1.

What do you do outside of sports?

I like to go fishing and snowmobiling. I also spend a lot of time with my family.

Do you plan on playing or coaching after graduating?

I definitely want to keep playing, and I would like to start as an assistant coach for a college softball team. With my experience as an intern for the Pine Manor Athletics, I believe I have the skills and knowledge to become a good coach at the college level.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

In 5 years I see myself living with my husband with a successful career. I hope to be a part of a co-ed slow pitch softball league; even it will be something new to get used to.

Photo: Courtesy Wayne Matthews-Stroud, 2011

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