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Katie Kelley
Player Profile:
Katie Kelley 908494
Position: Graduate Assistant
Hometown: Coweta, Okla.
High School: Coweta HS

2015 -- Appeared in all 55 games, all starts... selected to the preseason All-WAC team and earned second team All-WAC honors at the conclusion of the season... hit a career-best .372 (68-for-183) with program single-season records for home runs, (16), slugging (.727), doubles (17), and RBI (63)... Kelley's 68 hits were second only to teammate Cinda Ramos on the all-time list... named WAC Pitcher of the Week for Feb. 9-15 after going 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA, allowing just four hits and no walks (0.33 WHIP) while striking out nine and limiting opponents to a .095 batting average in 12.1 innings of work... named WAC Hitter of the Week for Feb. 16-22 after posting a .786 batting average, a .786 on-base percentage and an astounding 2.000 slugging percentage. For the week, she had five doubles, four home runs and eight RBIs. Kelley became the first Kangaroo ever to homer in three consecutive games – and, ultimately, four consecutive games – and set a program mark for consecutive games with an RBI (5), as well as doubles over a four-game span (5). She leads the league in hitting (.426), doubles (8) and total bases (43)... picked up WAC Hitter of the Week honors for March 2-8 after hitting .500 (10-for-20) with four home runs, a pair of doubles, and 16 RBI over a five-game span. She posted a 1.200 slugging percentage and a .524 on-base percentage... she was 3-for-3 with a double, a homer and three RBI in an 8-7 loss to host Oklahoma State... in a win over Connecticut later that day, she was 4-for-5 with a double, two homers, and a program single-game record seven RBI. She also set the program record for RBI in a five-game span with 16.

2014 -- Appeared in all 56 games, all starts... selected to the preseason All-WAC team and earned first team All-WAC honors at the conclusion of the season... hit .313 with team-highs for slugging percentage (.596) and on-base percentage (.385)... set the program single-season home run record with 11 and became the school's all-time home run leader in the process (16)... set the single-season mark with 37 runs batted in... named WAC Hitter of the Week (4/14-20) after hitting .571 (8-for-14) and slugging 1.143 with two doubles, two home runs, and four RBI over a five-game span... led the 'Roos with a 3.17 ERA and 13 wins in the circle, tossing 17 complete games and three shutouts in 27 starts... led the team in innings pitched (183.0) and strikeouts (118)... went 2-for-4 with two home runs and 4 RBI vs. Butler on Feb. 16...went 3-for-3 with a home run vs. Loyola Marymount on March 25... matched a season-best with three hits vs. New Mexico State on April 4... homered twice during a three-game series at Grand Canyon (March 28-29... went deep in three consecutive games at Seattle and vs. South Dakota, respectively, from April 12-15... went 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBI vs. Bakersfield on April 25... recorded 15 multi-hit games... hit .340 (17-for-50) with five home runs and 11 RBI in WAC play... threw five shutout innings and struck out seven to earn her first victory of the season in a run-rule shortened affair vs. Alabama State... allowed no earned runs in a complete game victory over Seattle on April 11... tossed a complete game shutout and struck out four vs. Bakersfield on April 25... matched a season-high with seven strikeouts in a complete game victory over Utah Valley on April 19... posted a 6-5 mark, a 1.63 ERA, and 36 strikeouts in league play.

2013 -- Appeared in 45 games, while starting in 43… Earned First Team All-Summit League honors (Designated Hitter)… Received USC Upstate and Blues City Classic (First Team) All-Tournament Team recognition… Batted .262 with 33 hits in 126 at-bats, including six doubles and a team-high five home runs (fourth most in UMKC single-season history)… Scored 11 runs and drove in 21 RBI… Finished with 54 total bases and drew nine walks… Went 1-for-1 in the stolen base department… Maintained a .429 slugging and .307 on-base percentage… Recorded 61 putouts, 12 assists and committed no errors for a 1.000 field percentage… Held a season-long 10-game hit streak… Recorded eight multi-hit games… Went 2-for-5 with two runs, including her first-career home run, in Kansas City’s 17-16 loss to Colorado State (Feb. 16)… Went 2-for-3 with a home run in UMKC’s 4-2 loss to SIU-Edwardsville (Feb. 22)… In the Kangaroos’ 6-1 win over Detroit (Feb. 24), went 2-for-3 with two doubles… Went 3-for-4 with two runs, four RBI and a home run in Kansas City’s 16-8 loss at Texas Tech (March 10)… In the circle, went 1-1 with a 9.55 ERA in 13 appearances (two starts) in 21.2 innings of work… Surrendered 34 hits, 25 runs (23 earned), 20 walks and tallied nine strikeouts… Limited opposing hitters to a .340 batting average… Picked up lone win of the season in Kansas City’s 8-0 win over North Carolina Central (Feb. 9)…  In league play (13 games), batted .220 with nine hits in 41 at-bats, including two doubles and a home run… Scored two runs and drove in a team-high nine RBI… Drew four walks and tallied one stolen base… Maintained a .341 slugging and .283 on-base percentage… Recorded 17 putouts, two assists and committed no errors for a 1.000 field percentage... In the circle, made three appearances and maintained a 2.45 ERA in 3.2 innings of work… Allowed two hits, two run (one earned) six walks and tallied two strikeouts… Limited opposing hitters to a .143 batting average. 

High School -- Four-year varisty softball athlete... Played a role in team's route to four Regional Championships and four State Tournament appearances... Two-time Tulsa World Player of the Week... Named to the First Team All-Conference squad three times... Named All-Conference Freshman of the Year and Pitcher of the Year... Three-time Tulsa World All-Metro honoree... Named All-Conference Pitcher of the Year as a junior...  Was a team captain as a senior and was named District Player of the Year along with earning All-State honors... Played basketball as shooting guard where she was a four-year letterman... Named to second and third team all-conference squads... Played for the Oklahoma Force traveling team, coached by Jeff Coil... Received the Student of the Month award as a freshman, Superintendent Honor Roll student as a junior, and Principal Honor Roll student as a freshman and sophomore... Held the vice president position for NHS as a freshman... Was a member of FCCLA, SADD, and Wagoner County Youth Leadership.

Personal -- Born June 22, 1994 in Tulsa, Okla... Daughter of Tim and Kendis Kelly... Majoring in pharmacy.

Most Memorable Softball Moment -- "Hitting my first home run in the championship game of nationals and winning the game."

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