Athletic Hall of Fame
Kim (White '91) Pezonella
Kim (White) Pezonella had one of the most prolific four-year careers in Cal Lutheran softball history during the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. She was named an NAIA Second Team All-America selection as a junior and was named First Team All-District as a senior in 1991. The versatile utility player earned All-America honors after splitting time defensively at the shortstop and catcher positions.
Pezonella’s collegiate career culminated with a senior campaign in which she hit .427 at the plate and contributed 34 runs batted in. She hit over .400 in each of her final two seasons and was the first player in Regals history to collect more than 200 career base hits.
At the time of induction, Pezonella was the only player in CLU softball history to collect 60 or more hits in multiple seasons after posting 64 in each of her final two seasons. She ranked in the program’s all-time career top-10 in batting average, hits, triples, home runs and stolen bases.
Pezonella was a member of the 1988 and 1989 teams that reached the NAIA National Championship Tournament, and Cal Lutheran qualified for NAIA post-season play in each of her four years.