2010-11: Played in 23 games her sophomore season averaging a 184.3 pinfall... Totaled 4,238 pinfall on the season... Bowled a season-high 224 at Capital City Classic (12/4)... Bowled above 200 eight times during the 2010-11 campaign.
2009-10: Bowled back-to-back 200-plus games in her first two collegiate matches at the Bossier Shootout; 214 vs. Stephen F. Austin and 211 vs. Georgia Southern... Bowled a 219 in a win vs. Prairie View A&M at the Bossier Shootout (10/17)... Averaged a 206.3 pinfall in her first career tournament... Bowled a team-high 220 in an upset win vs. Vanderbilt at the Ozark Invitational (10/24)... Bowled a career-high 236 in a loss to Stephen F. Austin in the third match of the tournament... Averaged a team-best 206.5 pinfall, the most by any Tech player in any tournament in 2009-10.
Prep Career: Played 13 years in the Leisure Lanes Youth Bowling League in Oshawa, Ontario...Earned High Average Award for seven-straight years...At nationals in 2009, she was the intermediate girls all events champion...Placed first in youth bowling tour in 2008...Won provincials in 2006...Her team, Southern Ontario, were the Canadian Youth Champions in 2009...During the event, she helped the girls team win silver, and she and her partner also took silver in the doubles competition.
The Ghersini File: Her favorite athlete is Norm Duke... The most famous person that she has met was Denzel Washington... If she could have dinner with three people it would be her mom, Janis Joplin and Chad Kroeger... Her best non-athletic talent is her musical knowledge.
Personal: Full name is Kayla Alexandra Ghersini... Daughter of Andrew and Stefanie Ghersini...Has one sister, Tianna... Born March 8, 1991, in Oshawa, Ontario.