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Kelsey Stewart

2B

Height
5' 6"
CLASS
So.
Hometown
Wichita, Kan.
School
Maize

Major: Telecommunications – Media & Society

 

Career Honors:

2014 NFCA First Team All-American

2014 NFCA All-Southeast Region Second Team

2014 All-SEC First Team

2014 WCWS All-Tournament Team

2014 SEC All-Defensive Team

2013 NFCA All-Southeast Region Second Team

2013 All-SEC Second Team

2013 SEC All-Freshman Team

2013 SEC All-Tournament Team

 

Career Highlights:

·         2014 USA Softball Women’s National Team

o    Helped the Eagles to a gold medal at the World Cup of Softball and a silver medal at the ISF XIV Women’s World Championship

·         2013 USA Softball Junior Women’s National Team

o    Led the Red, White & Blue to a silver medal in July 2013 at the ISF X Jr. Women’s World Championship

·         Her .408 career batting average is the best in program history (minimum 200 at-bats)

·         Holds UF single-season records for triples (10), stolen bases (36, twice) and attempts (41)

·         Stands second in Gator annals for triples (16) and steals (72) after two seasons

·         Set a school record for hits in a season (102) as a sophomore

·         Owns two of the three 30+ steal seasons in UF history

·         Shattered Gator freshman records for hitting (.378), at bats (238), hits (90), runs (62), triples (10) and steals

 

As a Sophomore (2014):

·         NFCA First Team All-American (At-Large/2B)

·         NFCA All-Southeast Region Second Team (2B)

·         All-SEC First Team (IF)

·         WCWS All-Tournament Team

·         Started all 67 games

·         Paced the SEC with a school record for hits (102)

·         Tied her own school record for steals (36) and eclipsed her own standard for attempts (41)

·         Led the Gators in hitting (.438), runs scored (68), doubles (T-1st, 14), triples (six), total bases (149), stolen bases and assists (114)

·         Began the season with a UF-record 41-game reached-base streak

·         Ranked second on the squad with a .639 slugging percentage

·         Finished third for the Gators with 57 RBI

·         Hit .464 in conference play to lead the SEC

·         Ranked among the SEC leaders in triples (first), total bases (first), hitting (second), steals (third), runs scored (fourth), RBI (seventh), doubles (T-7th) and on-base percentage (ninth, .494)

·         Among NCAA leaders in triples (sixth), hitting (19th), runs per game (26th), RBI (28th) and steals (33rd)

·         Led the team with 32 multi-hit games

o    Seven three-hit games

o    Two four-hit games

·         17 multi-RBI contests

o    Four three-RBI games

o    One four-RBI game

·         Improved her average each month of the season, finishing with a team-best .519 mark in May/June

·         Hit three home runs in a four-game span Feb. 9-14

·         Had four hits, drove in three runs and tied a school record with four runs scored March 8 vs. Ole Miss

·         Career-best 14-game hitting streak (3/1-18)

·         Collected a second four-hit game April 20 at Texas A&M as the Gators earned their first SEC road sweep of the year

·         Had a hit in every game during the NCAA Tournament, including eight multi-hit games in Gators’ 11 NCAA contests

·         Hit a triple in consecutive games during the Regional against Florida A&M and Stetson

·         Hit a three-run home run immediately before a weather delay to give the Gators a 4-0 lead in the deciding game of the Super Regional against Washington

·         During the Super Regional, led the team with four runs scored, five hits (T-1st), one home run (T-1st), four RBI (T-1st) and eight total bases

·         Batted .471 in Oklahoma City with five runs scored, two stolen bases and two RBI

 

As a Freshman (2013):

·         NFCA All-Southeast Region Second Team (2B)

·         Second Team All-SEC (IF)

·         Freshman All-SEC (IF)

·         SEC All-Tournament Team

·         Set UF single-season records for triples (10), stolen bases (36) and steal attempts (39)

·         Paced the nation in three-baggers

·         Her 10 triples are fifth all-time in the SEC for a single season

·         Ranked second in the SEC with 90 hits; led the league in plate appearances (274) and at bats (238)

·         Started all 67 games

·         Was on base in all but six games

·         Led UF with a .378 batting average

·         29 multi-hit games

o    Six three-hit games

·         Seven multi-RBI games

o    Two three-RBI games

·         12-game hit streak (4/10 – 5/3)

·         Two-time SEC Player of the Week (2/11 & 4/15)

·         CollegeSoftball360.com Primetime National Player of the Week (2/12)

·         Four hit streaks of eight or more games in 2013, including spans of eight, nine, 10 and 12 games

·         First career hit was a leadoff triple in UF’s first at-bat of the year against Creighton

·         Threw out the would-be tying run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh at home plate in Super Regionals against UAB

·         Knocked in a season-high three RBI twice – Feb. 8 vs. Creighton and Feb. 23 Georgia Tech

·         Batted .302 in the postseason with 13 hits, three triples and five stolen bases

 

High School / Travel Ball:

·         2012 graduate of Maize High School

·         No. 2 recruit on the 2012 ESPN 100 list

·         2012 ESPNHS First-Team All-American (IF)

o    Hit .649 her senior season with 12 homers, 52 runs scored, 65 RBI, a 1.378 slugging percentage and a .711 on-base mark, while scoring 52 runs as the Eagles went 22-2 (12-0 in league play) and mounted a semifinal run in the KSHSAA State Tournament

·         2012 NFCA High School All-America Second Team (SS)

·         2012 NFCA All-South Central Region First Team

·         A 2012 NFCA Player of the Week for the South Central Region

·         2012 Wichita Eagle All-Metro Team

·         2011 TCS All-American

·         ESPNHS Softball Midlands Player of the Week (5/3/11)

·         2010 Kansas Softball Gatorade Player of the Year

o    Hit .556 with four doubles, nine triples and two homers her sophomore season

·         Invited to the 2010 USA Softball Junior Women’s National Team Selection Camp

·         2010 Under Armour All-American

·         Four-time First-Team All-State

·         Four-time First Team All-League

·         A four-sport athlete:

o    Two-time basketball letterwinner (2009-10)

o    Two-time volleyball letterwinner (2008 & 2010)

o    2011 UCA All-American cheerleader

·         Member of the Student Council

·         Played travel ball with the Wichita Mustangs, coached by Mark Griggs

 

Stewart’s Career Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

FLD%

2013

2014

.378

.438

67-67

67-67

238

233

62

68

90

102

9

14

10

6

3

7

30

57

29

24

35

23

36-39

36-41

.971

.964

CAREER

.408

134-134

471

130

192

23

16

10

87

53

78

72-80

.968

 

Stewart’s Career Bests

AB

7 vs. Nebraska (6/1/13)

R

4 vs. Ole Miss (3/8/14)

H

4, two times, last at Texas A&M (4/20/14)

Streak

14 games (3/1-3/18, 2014)

RBI

4 vs. Stetson (5/17/14)

2B

2, two times, last vs. USF (4/23/14)

3B

1, 16 times, last vs. Stetson (5/17/14)

HR

1, 10 times, last vs. Washington (5/25/14)

BB

2, 10 times, last at Tennessee (3/30/14, Game 2)

SB

2, 12 times, last at Arkansas (5/2/14)

PO

6 vs. Missouri (2/22/13)

A

7 at Texas A&M (4/18/14)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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