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    14  Kelly Kennedy
    Kelly Kennedy

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Plainfield, Ill.

    High School:
    Plainfield North

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    IF/C

    B/T:
    R/R


    05/08/2014

    Flames Post Shutout in Upset Victory over Wright State

    Hernandez homers; Boyle records first-career shutout

    05/07/2014

    Five Flames Named to All-Horizon League Teams

    Fletcher, Peterson, Marsalli and Kennedy earn first-career honors

    05/06/2014

    Softball Opens Horizon League Championship against Valpo

    Flames head into tournament as No. 6 seed and face No. 3 Crusaders on Wednesday

    05/04/2014

    Flames Win Series over Oakland, Advance to HL Postseason

    UIC takes game one of doubleheader to secure series and No. 6 seed in HL Tournament

    05/03/2014

    Softball Wins 10-Inning Affair against Oakland

    Flames outlast Golden Grizzlies in extras; tally 13 hits in Saturday's contest

    AS A FRESHMAN (2014): Made 22 starts and 37 appearances ... rotated between designated player, first base, catcher and pinch hitter ... named to the Horizon League All-Freshman Team after producing a .254 average and 18 hits during her first collegiate season ... recorded the first hit of her career at UCF (02/14) ... hit .400 at the Hoosier Classic (03/14-15) with her first career double, RBI and multi-hit game against Indiana (03/15) ... produced a .700 batting average in UIC's series against Oakland (05/03-04) after going 7-for-10 with three hits in game one and a four-hit outing in game three ... tallied the first home run of her career against IUPUI (04/22) ... owned a perfect fielding percentage

    PREP AND PERSONAL:
    A four-time letterwinner in softball (catcher) at Plainfield North (Ill.) ... named the team's "Most Valuable Player" as a sophomore ... three-time (freshman, sophomore and junior seasons) all-city special mention ... also lettered in basketball during her freshman and sophomore seasons ... holds the Plainfield North homerun record with 24 ... holds the single-season homerun record with 11 ... member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Link Crew ... high honor roll accolades, 5.0 Club ... named the Student of the Month for English ... two-time Student of the Month for Foreign Language ... born Sept. 12 1994, in Moline, Ill. ... daughter of Erin and Julie Kennedy ... has two younger siblings, Nolan and Alie ... greatest athletic thrill to date is from her junior season when she hit a homerun in the top of the seventh inning to lead her team to its first-ever victory over Plainfield Central ... currently enrolled as a Political Science major.


    CAREER STATISTICS

    Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
    2014 .254 37-22 71 5 18 4 0 1 9 25 .352 11 2 21 1 .369 0 0 0-0 50 0 0 1.000
    Total .254 37-22 71 5 18 4 0 1 9 25 .352 11 2 21 1 .369 0 0 0-0 50 0 0 1.000


    CAREER BESTS

    AB: 4, five times, last vs. Valparaiso (05/09/14)
    R: 1, five times, last at Oakland (05/04/14)
    H: 4 at Oakland (05/04/14)
    2B: 1, four times, last at Wright State (05/08/14)
    HR: 1 vs. IUPUI (04/22/14)
    RBI: 2, twice, last at Oakland (05/04/14)
    BB: 2, twice, last at Oakland (05/04/14)
    PO: 8 vs. North Dakota (04/08/14)