Softball



    14 Kelli Ritchison  
    Kelli Ritchison

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Boonville, Ind.

    High School:
    Boonville

    Height:
    5-3

    Position:
    OF

    B-T:
    L-R


    SENIOR YEAR (2009)
    Played in 40 games with starts in 26 of them and scored 11 runs for the season...went 2-for-4 with 4 RBI against Jacksonville State (2/14)...went 1-for-2 with 2 RBI and a sacrifice fly against Northwestern (4/24).

    JUNIOR YEAR (2009)
    Appeared in 45 games and making 39 starts ... all but three of her starts came in right field ... hit .221 and had seven RBI ... also put down five sacrifice hits ... scored eight runs and stole a pair of bases ... went 3-for-3 with a pair of RBI singles against Hofstra (3/14) to set a single-game career high in hits ... had a team-high seven game hit streak, during which she hit .458 (11-for-24) with three RBI and three runs scored ... later added a five-game hit streak registered a stolen base against Northwestern (4/4) and Illinois (4/15).

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2008)
    Played in 39 games and made 18 starts ... scored ten runs and was successful in both of her stolen base attempts on the year ... appeared in four games at the Campbell Cartier Tournament, all as a pinch-runner ... stole her second career base against Utah State (2/16), equalling her total from 2007 ... scored her first run of 2008 against Sam Houston State (3/7) ... her second run scored on the year was against Ball State (3/11) as a pinch-runner ... was given her first career start in the field against Drake (3/20) and recorded four putouts in left field, including a key catch in the top of the seventh of a 1-0 game to preserve the win ... reached on an error against Louisville (3/21) and came around to score ... picked up her first career hit against UIC (3/21) at the IU Classic on a bunt single ... she followed it up with a sharp single through the left side of the infield in her third at bat of the game ... recorded her second two-hit game of the season in game one at Kentucky and also pickup her first career RBI with a single to left field ... scored two runs in the second game against the Wildcats ... scored a run as a pinch-runner in game two at Michigan State (4/20) and game two against No. 25 Iowa (4/27).

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2007)
    Appeared in 33 games, all as a pinch-runner ... was the Hoosiers' top pinch-running threat ... scored seven runs on the season ... went 1-for-2 in stolen base attempts, stealing her first career base against South Florida on March 14 ... scored her first career run against Ball State on March 4 ... that run would prove to be the game-winner ... also scored what would prove to be the winning run in a 4-0 win over Buffalo on March 24.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Earned four letters at Boonville High School ... led high school team to a 3A Indiana State Championship in 2006, a first for her high school ... also led team to three Big 8 Conference titles in 2003, 2004, and 2005 ... member of the All-Southwest Indiana softball team as a senior in 2006 ... ended her senior year with a batting average of .368, 14 stolen bases and 20 runs ... earned Sportsmanship Award in both softball and soccer her senior season ... a three-year letterwinner in basketball and four-year letterwinner in soccer... In soccer was named team captain (2004 and 2005), team MVP (2004, 2005) and earned top team player award (2005) and all academic honors (2004) ... was an academic honors graduate and a member of the National Honor Society for two years ... born on Aug. 13, 1987 ... daughter of Rock and Jennifer Ritchison ... has a younger brother in high school, Troy ... majoring in audiology.

    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%
    2007....  .000  33-0      0    7    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   1-2      0   0   0  .000
    2008....  .163  39-18    43   10    7   0   0   0    1    7  .163   0   0  11   0  .163   0   5   2-2     23   2   0 1.000
    2009....  .221  45-39   113    8   25   0   0   0    7   25  .221   1   1  20   0  .235   0   5   2-5     27   0   2  .931
    2010....  .177  40-26    79   11   14   0   0   0    6   14  .177   1   1  15   0  .198   0   8   4-4     19   1   5  .800
    TOTAL...  .196 157-83   235   36   46   0   0   0   14   46  .196   2   2  46   0  .209   0  18   9-13    69   3   7  .911

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