Softball Bio

Kelsey Richards

Senior ('18)
Hometown - Kokomo, Indiana
High School - Northwestern
Major - Psychology
Minor - Art

As a junior (2017): Started in 38 of the team's 39 contests of the season... third on team in batting average (.350)... fourth on team in hits (36), total bases (48), and slugging percentage (.466)... had three doubles and three homeruns on the season... added 12 runs scored, 15 RBI, and a .370 on-base percentage... posted a .938 fielding percentage... second on team in putouts (75) and third on team in assists (45)... recorded 13 multiple hit games, four multiple RBI games, and a six game hitting streak... posted a season-high three hits at Wheaton and four RBI versus Western Connecticut...Saint Mary's Athlete of the Week... Saint Mary's College Dean's List 2017... NFCA Academic All-American... Psi Chi Honor Society

As a sophomore (2016): Made 27 starts and 30 appearances during the season... went 3-for-3, drove in a run, stole a base, and scored a run in the Belles' game-two win over Adrian... picked up a pair of hits and scored twice in game two against Albion... tallied two hits - including a double - and drove in two runs against North Central... posted a 1.000 fielding percentage on the year with 36 putouts and 17 assists

As a freshman (2015): Made 25 starts and saw time in 27 games on the year... had at least one hit in nine different games... was a perfect 4-of-4 in stolen bases on the season... tallied a pair of hits against Calvin and North Park... hit a triple, drove in a run, and scored once against Kalamazoo... posted a .947 fielding percentage

High School Honors: National Honor Society... Scholar Athlete 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014... All-County Team 2011 and 20014... First Team All-Conference 2011 and 2014... Second Team All-Conference 2012... set single-season school record with eight home runs