#11 - Kellie Sirus
Sarasota, Fla./Sarasota HS
|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
2008: Second Team All-Atlantic Sun selection. ...Second Team ESPN The Magazine CoSIDA All-District All-Academic for District IV. ...A-Sun All-Academic Team. ...Fourth overall in batting in the A-Sun (.385). ...Batted .400 in A-Sun games only, tying for sixth best in the conference. ...Ninth in the A-Sun overall in hits (65). ...Fourth in A-Sun games only with 28 hits. ...Tied for fourth in total bases on A-Sun games only (48). ...Led Lady Bisons in multi-hit games (18). ...Posted 10-game hitting streak, finished regular season with a nine-game streak. ...Posted hits in 15 of the last 16 regular season games. ...Five mulitple-RBI games, twice with four (Austin Peay, April 1) and at Mercer (April 12). ...Second on team in home runs (seven). ...First on team in on-base percentage (.439). ....Second in slugging percentage (.562). ...Tops on team in runs scored (34). ...Second on team in RBI (32). ...Season-high six assists Mar. 8 against Georgia Southern. ...Started all 55 games.
2007: Earned a spot on the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team. ...Played and started in 53 games, used primarily as a third baseman. ..Second on team in both starts and games played. ...Tied for eighth in the A-Sun in home runs with 10. ...Ranked sixth in the A-Sun in RBI with 44. ...Finished in the top five on the team in 13 different statistical categories... Second on team in runs scored (30). ...Fourth in hits (53). ...Second in RBI (44). ...Tied for first in triples (2). ...Second in home runs (10). ...Third in total bases (96). ...Third in slugging percentage (.561). ...Third on team in total plate appearances with 187. and second in at bats with 171. ...Longest hitting streak was seven games. ..Also posted a pair of six-game hitting streaks. ...Had 16 mulit-hit games (14 with two, one with three and one with four). ...Season high was four hits in game one at Gardner-Webb (April 6) which tied for the team-high for one game, and recorded three hits in game two. ...Led team in multiple-RBI games with13 (eight with two, two with three, one with four, one with five and one with six). ...Season-high six in game one at Gardner-Webb (April 6). ...Recorded five in game one against Elon (Feb. 17). ...A-Sun All-Academic Team.
High School: Four-year letterwinner for the Sarasota High Sailors. ...as a senior, awarded the team[apos]s Defensive Player of the Year and Leadership awards, and earned All-Area honorable mention.. ..named Offensive Player of the Year and All-Area honorable mention as a junior...won the team[apos]s Pitcher[apos]s Award as a freshman. ...voted as Most Athletic of her senior class. ...Senior class Vice President. ...competed for Team FLA Gold and coach Dave Hazzard, as well as the Sarasota Quicksilver club teams.
Personal: Alpha Chi Academic Honorary Member. ...Hobbies include shopping, going to the beach, working out, and boating. ...Would like to skydive, but never has. ...Superstitious about wearing her hot pink sports bra and neon green spandex for extra luck in big games. ...Considers her biggest sports thrill as getting beaned in the nose with a line drive while she was pitching, broke her nose, and got a free nose job. ...Nickname is Kel or Sirus. ...Believes the best thing about Lady Bison softball is her teammates ("they are amazing. ...TROS for life"). ...Playing with former high school teammate Katie Haab. ...Most admires her parents because "they have always been there for me, they believe in me, and they're my No. 1 fans." . ...Chose Lipscomb for the size, the people, and most of all Nashville. ...Has two sisters, Katie (23), and her twin sister, Kristie (20); and one brother, Michael (26). ...Parents are JoAnne and Mike Sirus.
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