Kayla M. (Jandreau) DaSilva
Grad Year: 2012
Year Inducted: 2019
Kayla M. (Jandreau) DaSilva ’12 starred as a catcher, designated player and third baseman in softball from 2008-11. During her tenure, Rhode Island College won two Little East Regular Season and Tournament Championships, qualified the NCAA Div. III Tournament three times and reached the National Championship Round once.
The Plainville, Conn. native wrapped up her four-year career as an Anchorwoman having played in 178 games, starting 174 of them. She batted .367 (202-for-551) with, 148 runs scored, 202 hits, 29 doubles, 11 triples, 10 home runs, 101 RBI and 47 stolen bases. Jandreau owned a .514 slugging percentage, a .434 on-base percentage and a .978 fielding percentage. In program history, she ranks second in at-bats (551), runs scored, hits, stolen bases and walks (64), fourth in home runs and RBI, fifth in batting, triples, putouts (679) and slugging percentage, and is seventh in doubles.
As a senior in 2011, she was named Second Team All-New England, First Team All-Little East Conference and team MVP. Jandreau played in 51 games, starting all of them. She batted .345 (57-for-165) with 41 runs scored, 57 hits, 10 doubles, one triple, three home runs, 26 RBI and 20 stolen bases. Jandreau owned a .473 slugging percentage, a .402 on-base percentage and a .994 fielding percentage. She was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week once on the season.
As a junior in 2010, Jandreau played in 36 games, starting all of them. She batted .349 with 25 runs scored, 38 hits, five doubles, five triples, 13 RBI and 12 stolen bases. Jandreau owned a .486 slugging percentage, a .432 on-base percentage and a .972 fielding percentage.
As a sophomore in 2009, Jandreau was named Second Team All-New England and Second Team All-Little East. She played catcher, designated player, outfield and third base on the season. Jandreau played in 48 games, starting 47 of them. She batted .383 with 45 runs scored, 59 hits, seven doubles, one triple, three home runs, 28 RBI, 77 total bases and eight stolen bases. Jandreau owns a .500 slugging percentage, a .448 on-base percentage and a .972 fielding percentage.
As a freshman in 2008, Jandreau was named Second Team All-Little East as a utility player. Jandreau, who was also named Third Team All-New England as an At-Large selection by the NFCA, played in 43 games, starting 40 of them. She batted .390 with 37 runs scored, 48 hits, seven doubles, four triples, four home runs, 34 RBI and seven stolen bases. She owned a .610 slugging percentage, a .460 on-base percentage and a .953 fielding percentage. Jandreau was named to the 2008 NCAA Div. III New England Regional Softball All-Tournament Team.
She was 2007 graduate of Plainville High School.
Jandreau earned a bachelor’s degree in health education with a concentration in public health from Rhode Island College in 2012.