Hometown: Eustis, FL
KRISTINA AT A GLANCE: Versatile athlete who can be efficient at several positions, especially at third base ... Solid control and hits her spots as a pitcher ... Has untapped power at the plate.
RED-SHIRT (2012): Did not participate.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner for coach Robert Scott at Mount Dora Bible High ... Earned All-County all four years and All-State three times ... Complied a .527 average with 11 homers and 131 RBI in four years, while going 31-9 with an 0.80 ERA and 249 strikeouts in 246.1 innings ... Named the Florida Class 2A Offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore after leading the Bulldogs to a 23-5 record ... Hit .533 with 15 doubles, three homers and 43 RBI ... Also went 7-0 in the circle with a 0.12 ERA ... Tossed two no-hitters, both against Father Lopez High ... Also named All-State as a senior after hitting .629 with four homers and 30 RBI ... Had a .679 on-base percentage and slugged 1.032 ... Went 11-7 in the circle with a 0.99 ERA and 109 strikeouts in 111 innings ... Completed 15 of 16 starts, including two shutouts and also notched one save ... As a junior, hit .553 with two homers and 35 RBI as the Bulldogs went 19-8.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Robert and Nancy Pazienza ... Has one sibling, Farah ... Biology major.