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Kelsey Bruder

UT

Height
5' 5"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Corona, Calif.
School
Santiago
#3 Aja Paculba

Career Honors: 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III First Team and Academic All-America Third Team selection … Also named to the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll … National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA)/Louisville Slugger Second-Team All-America selection in 2009 … Easton First-Team All-American in 2009 … NFCA All-Southeast Region Team in 2009 … All-Southeastern Conference First Team in 2009 … SEC All-Defensive Team in 2009 … SEC All-Tournament Team in 2009 … USA Softball National Player of the Week on May 12, 2009 … ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III Second Team in 2009 … SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2009.

 

Career Highlights: Enters the 2011 season with a career-long nine-game hit streak that started May 14, 2010 … Currently ranks number one in Florida record books for .669 career slugging percentage and career batting clip (.343) … Ranks third in on-base percentage (.429) … Also tied for third with three career grand slams and fourth with 33 career home runs … Set the school record for single-season total bases with 139 in 2009 … Also holds single-season spots for 68 RBIs (second), 16 home runs (tied for fourth ), 17 doubles (tied for third ), a .369 batting average (fifth), a .464 on-base percentage (fifth), 54 runs scored (fifth) and 72 hits (tie eighth ), all set in 2009 … Her 68 RBI in 2009 ranks eighth all-time in SEC history … Set five sophomore class records in 2009 … First player in program history to hit a walk-off grand slam to win a game … Only player in Florida history to hit two sacrifice flies in a single game.

 

As a Junior (2010): Named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Second Team and also to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III First Team … Also an SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Played and started in all 59 games for the Gators in 2011 … Led the Gators in the NCAA Tournament with a .565 batting average, 13 hits, a 1.304 slugging percentage and a .630 on-base percentage…Also tied for the most runs (10), RBI (11) and home runs (5) in tourney play …Tied for second in the SEC and was first on the UF squad with 17 doubles and 131 total bases…Ranked second on the Gators’ squad with 21 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games … Tallied six game-winning RBI and three game-winning runs during the 2010 season … Was second on the Gator squad in batting average (.367) and hits (66), tied for third in runs (48), third in homers (16) and fourth in slugging percentage (.728) and RBI (49) …Led the Gators on their 2010 Women’s College World Series run, going 1-for-3 with a homer against Missouri with an outfield assist, while hitting 1-of-2 with a walk against Georgia … Tallied two home runs in two at bats while earning two walks and stealing a base in the win over the Sun Devils on May 30, sending Florida to the WCWS ... Hit two doubles in the Super Regional win over 13th-seed Arizona State on May 29 while going 2-for-3 with one run ... Scored a season-high three runs in the Regional final against FIU on May 23 while going 2-for-3... Hit second bomb in two days, against UCF while going 2-for-4 on May 22, moving into fifth in the UF record book with 30 career home runs... Went 2-for-3 with a homer and a stolen base in the 6-0 defeat of Bethune-Cookman in regional play on May 21... Hit 11th home run of the season while going 1-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs in the first game against South Carolina on May 8 ... Went 2-for-2 with two runs, one RBI, a stolen base and a walk in the 6-1 defeat of South Carolina on May 8 ... Also went a perfect 2-for-2 the next day with a solo shot, an additional run and a walk against the Gamecocks ... Hit second career grand slam in the shutout of North Florida on May 5 ... Hit a double, stole a base and scored two runs while going 2-for-3 in the second win over MSU May 1 ... Went 1-for-3 and hit a two-out, three-run homer against No. 17/18 Tennessee in the first game of a doubleheader on April 23 ... Went 2-for-3 with one run and a double against Kentucky on April 18 ... Went 2-for-4 with one run and a double in the first game of a doubleheader against No. 19/16 Florida State on April 14 ... Went 3-for-4 with two runs and a stolen base in the victory over Arkansas in the first game of a doubleheader on April 10 ... Drove in the tying run in the sixth inning on a single up the middle in the 2-1 victory against No. 12 LSU on April 3 ... Belted a home run in both games of the doubleheader against Auburn on March 17 while going 1-for-2 with two runs and two RBIs in the first game and 2-for-4 with a run and a double in the second ... Went 1-for-3 with two runs, an RBI and two stolen bases in first game of the doubleheader against Ole Miss on March 13 ... Scored one run while going 2-for-4 with a double and a stolen base in the second game against the Rebels ... Went 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI and two runs against UC Davis on March 7 ... Batted 2-for-3 with a double, a stolen base and a run scored against Pacific on March 5 ... Hit two home runs in the same inning against Northwestern State on Feb. 27 while going 2-for-3 with five RBI … Finished the series with .625 batting average (5-for-8) while scoring four runs, two of them homers, six RBIs and 11 total bases ... Went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a double against Campbell on Feb. 19 ... Went 1-for-2 with a double, a run and an RBI against Jacksonville on Feb. 17 ... Went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and a stolen base against East Carolina on Feb. 13 ... Had a .417 (5-for-12) batting average  and a .533 on-base percentage at the USF Wilson-DeMarini Tournament from Feb. 13-14.

 

As a Sophomore (2009): Named to the NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-America Second Team and Easton All-America First Team … Earned NFCA All-Southeast Region honors and All-SEC first-team honors … Also named to the SEC All-Defensive Team and the SEC All-Tournament Team … Started all 68 games, including 65 in the outfield … Led the SEC with nine home runs in league games and second with 32 RBIs … Tallied a .815 slugging percentage in conference games, third-best among all players, and a .515 on-base percentage, fourth-best … Led the team and tied for the conference lead with 17 doubles … Also led the team with 139 total bases, second in the league, five sacrifice flies and tied for the best slugging percentage in Florida history (.713) … Second on the team with a .369 batting average, 54 runs, 72 hits, 68 RBIs, 22 multi-RBI games, eight game-winning runs and tied for second with 16 home runs and 11 game-winning RBIs … Fourth-most walks on among Gators (31) and third-best on-base percentage (.464) … Stole seven bases on 11 attempts … Recorded 18 multi-hit games, third-most on the team … Tallied a career-long nine-game hit streak from April 18 to May 3, which included 12 hits, 11 runs and 16 RBIs … Did not recorded an outfield error and tallied six outfield assists … Slammed a two-run shot in the Women’s College World Series win over No. 4 Alabama on May 31 … Turned in a 1-for-2 performance with a double in the WCWS win over Michigan on May 29 … Went 2-for-3 in the game-two win over No 14 California on May 24 in the NCAA Super Regional … Led the team with a .556 batting average in the Gainesville Regional, tallying five hits, two doubles and a team-high eight RBIs with a .778 slugging percentage and a .500 on-base percentage … Tallied second career five-RBI game with a double and two singles in the win over Lehigh on May 17 as UF advanced to the Super Regionals … Led the team with a .571 batting average (4-for-7) and a 1.286 slugging percentage, tallying two doubles, a homer and five RBIs in the SEC Tournament … Earned USA Softball National Player of the Week for performance … Batted .500 with three hits, five runs scored, a double and a home run in the three-game series with Longwood … Went 5-for-6 (.833) with four runs scored, two doubles, two home runs, including second career grand slam, and 10 RBIs in the three-game series with Arkansas, turning in a slugging percentage of 2.167 and .900 on-base percentage … Batted .500 (4-for-8) with a home run, three RBIs and two runs and a stolen base in the series at No. 18 LSU … Recorded the game-winning RBI with a sac fly in the ninth inning of the first game at Kentucky on April 11 … Batted .429 (3-for-7) with six RBIs and two runs scored in the three-game series with Mississippi State … Hit first career grand slam in walk-off fashion with two outs to give UF the win over Mississippi State the second game on April 4, marking the first walk-off grand slam in UF history … Batted .400 with four hits, four runs scored, a double, a homer, four RBIs and one stolen base in the series with No. 4 Alabama … Recorded three hits, including two doubles, and two RBIs in three-game series with No. 6 Tennessee … Batted .400 with an RBI and three runs scored in the Ole Miss series … Went 2-for-5 with a double, a home run, three runs scored and one RBI in the doubleheader against No. 7 Georgia on March 11 … Batted .417 (5-for-12) in three-game series against South Carolina with one home run in each game and two game-winning homers, including a two-run shot in the eighth inning of opening game … Went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a homer against Texas Tech on Feb. 28 … Recorded first career triple in win over Illinois on Feb. 28 Was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored against No. 17 Nevada on Feb. 20 … Went 3-for-3 with a run scored and a double in the win over Texas Tech on Feb. 13 … Went 2-for-3 in season opener against Baylor on Feb. 6 with a home run and two RBIs.

 

As a Freshman (2008): Played in 37 games with 10 starts, four at designated player and one at first base … Made six appearances in the pitching circle, throwing 12.1 innings … Tallied six hits on the season, including three extra-base hits … Made two appearances in the WCWS in the doubleheader against Texas A&M on June 1 … Also drew a walk against California in the NCAA Super Regionals on May 24 … Made first career pitching start against Jacksonville on April 22, giving up no runs on two hits and striking out three in 5.1 innings … Went 1-for-2 with three RBIs and two runs scored against Longwood on March 23 for first multi-RBI game … Hit first career home run at Arkansas on March 15 … Went 1-for-3 against Stetson and scored first collegiate run on Feb. 17 … Earned first collegiate hit and RBI against East Tennessee State on Feb. 16 … Earned first win against College of Charleston on Feb. 15, pitching 3.0 innings in relief in the 10-0 win … Made first career start in the field against Mercer on Feb. 13 … Saw first action on the mound against Memphis on Feb. 9, striking out two batters in one inning’s work.

 

High School: A 2007 graduate of Santiago High School in Corona, Calif. … Team won the Mountain View League in  2004 … Won the California Interscholastic Federation Division II Southern Section Championship in 2004 … Earned First-Team All-Mountain View League and first-team All-Riverside County honors in 2004 and 2005 … Maintained a 4.0  GPA through high school … Played travel ball for the Anaheim OC Batbusters, coached by Tyronne Davis, and the California Raiders, coached by Raleen Bruder … Raiders won the 2004 ASA 14-Under Class A National Championship in 2004.

 

Bruder’s Career Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

FLD%

2008

.133

37-10

45

4

6

2

0

1

7

3

15

0-0

1.000

2009

.369

68-68

195

54

72

17

1

16

68

31

40

7-11

.985

2010

.367

59-59

180

48

66

17

0

16

49

21

22

12-15

.933

CAREER

.343

164-137

420

106

144

36

1

33

124

55

77

19-26

.969

 

YEAR

ERA

W

L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

CBO

SV

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2008

0.57

2

0

6

1

0

0

4

0

12.1

6

1

1

5

11

CAREER

0.57

2

0

6

1

0

0

4

0

12.1

6

1

1

5

11

 

Bruder’s  Career Bests

AB

5, four times, last at UCF (3/31/10)

R

3, two times, last vs. FIU (5/23/10)

H

3, six times, last at Arkansas (4/10/10)

Streak

9 games, two times (5/9/10-start of 2011 season)

RBI

5, three times, last vs. Northwestern St. (2/27/10)

2B

2 vs. Arizona State (5/29/10)

3B

1 vs. Illinois (2/28/09)

HR

2, two times, last vs. Arizona State (5/30/10)

BB

2, nine times, last vs. Arizona State (5/30/10)

SB

2 vs. Ole Miss (3/13/10)

PO

14 at Ole Miss (3/15/09)

A

2 vs. College of Charleston (2/15/08)

IP

5.1 vs. Jacksonville (4/22/08)

H

2, twice; last vs. Jacksonville (4/22/08)

R

1 vs. Gardner-Webb (2/23/08)

ER

1 vs. Gardner-Webb (2/23/08)

SO

3, twice; last vs. Jacksonville (4/22/08)

BB

2 vs. College of Charleston (2/15/08)

 

 

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