21 Kelly Smith
21 Kelly Smith
Height: 5-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Riverdale, Md.
High School: St. Vincent Pallotti
Position: 3B
Major: Behavioral Science


2011: Begins her senior season as one of the best third baseman in the Mid-Atlantic region if not the nation … will hit in the middle of the Spartan order as she has the ability to high for a high average and power … has very soft hands and a strong arm as she is an outstanding defensive third baseman … is a Spartan captain this year … has played in 140 career games as she has a .372 career batting average … has 157 career hits with 101 runs scored, and 74 RBI.

2010: Earned second-team All-CAC accolades as she played in and started all 45 of the Spartans’ contests … hit .391 with 29 runs scored, 26 RBI, 16 doubles, and one home run … had a .529 slugging percentage and a .429 on-base percentage … earned All-Mid-Atlantic honors for her outstanding play throughout the year … had at least one hit in 32 of her 45 games including 16 multi-hit games … had a season-high four hits in the March 4 game against Ferrum … had four other games with three hits … had two doubles in three different games while she had her lone home run of the year in the April 15 game against Mary Washington … scored a season-high three runs twice while she had a season-high three RBI six different times during the season … stole six bases throughout the year while she was caught twice.

2009: Played in and started all 45 games as the Spartans won 30 games for the year … was named first-team All-CAC after establishing a new school record with 61 hits for the season … hit .381 with 39 runs scored, 11 doubles, five triples, two home runs, 23 RBI, and 16 stolen bases … had a .550 slugging percentage, .419 on-base percentage, and a sterling .960 fielding percentage … earned Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Atlantic Region Second-Team honors … had 33 games with at least one hit and 18 multi-hit games … established a career-high with five hits in the March 31 win over Gallaudet … had a season-high four RBI in the April 9 win over Hood … scored a season-high three runs in four different games … had 11 games with a double while she had five games with one triple … hit her first home run of the year in the March 13 game against Virginia Wesleyan and then tallied her second in the April 9 game against Hood … had 16 stolen bases including three games with multiple thefts.

2008: Made an immediate impact on the Spartans as she started all 38 games during her freshman year as the Green and White earned 27 wins for the year … earned first-team All-CAC accolades as a freshman … hit .385 with 33 runs scored, eight doubles, three triples, one home run and 25 RBI … registered a .541 slugging percentage, a .457 on base percentage, and a stellar .970 fielding percentage … began her collegiate career with eight hits in her first 12 at-bats … began her career with a 12-game hit streak … had at least one hit in 28 games and had 11 multi-hit games … scored a career-high four runs twice, the first time in the March 1 game against Rutgers-Newark and the second time came in the April 8 win against Gallaudet … had five games with multiple RBI … had her first career double in the March 1 game against Methodist … had her first of three triples in the game two win over Villa Julie on March 26 … cracked her first career home run in the March 15 contest against Bridgewater … stole 14 bases including a career-high three in the April 5 win over Wesley.

Personal: Is the daughter of Tim and Barbara Smith … is a behavioral science major with a minor in gerontology … lists her parents as the people she most admires … lists former Washington Redskin cornerback Darrell Green and Washington Nationals’ third baseman Ryan Zimmerman as her favorite professional athletes.