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  Kelly Matthews
Kelly Matthews

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vancouver, Wash.

High School:
Evergreen HS

Height:
4-9

Position:
Outfielder

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/R

On Matthews: Returning starter in the outfield ... left-handed slapper.

2007: Played and started in all 52 games in the outfield ... .925 fielding percentage ... .219 batting average with 30 hits ... two doubles and three RBI ... 19 runs scored ... 3-for-3 with a run against Wisconsin (2/23) ... 4-for-4, scoring three runs vs. Buffalo (2/24) ... went 2-for-3 and scoring twice against Iona (3/17) ... went 2-for-3 against San Diego State (5/10).

2006: Played in 41 games, making seven starts ... used mostly as a pinch runner ... hits .267 ... recorded two multi-hit games and had a two-game hitting streak ... went 2-for-2 against San Jose State (4/23) and 2-for-3 with two runs against UVSC (5/3) ... hit 1-for-4 with an RBI and run scored against Utah State (4/12).

2005: Played in 40 games, making 17 starts ... saw action mostly as a pinch-runner ... hit .196 with nine hits and one RBI ... scored nine runs ... hit 2-for-3 with a stolen base against UNLV (4/10) ... went 1-for-2 with a run and an RBI versus UVSC (4/6) ... tallied a hit and a run in three plate appearances versus both New Mexico (5/1) and BYU (5/4) ... also went 1-for-3 with a run against UVSC (4/6).

High School/Travel Ball: Three-time all-league outfielder at Evergreen ... top-five on the team in batting average and led the team as a senior with .410 batting average ... won team's Best Offensive Player award as a senior ... also led the league in stolen bases ... 2004 EHS Female Athlete of the Year ... played club ball for Glacier NW ... finished seventh at nationals in 2002 and second in the Firecracker in Colorado ... Glaciers finished 17th at nationals in 2003 ... also played soccer.

Personal: Full name is Kelly Jean Matthews ... majoring in mass communications ... daughter of Bruce and Janie Matthews ... born Aug. 26, 1985.


MATTHEWS, Kelly

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% 2005.... .196 40-17 46 9 9 0 0 0 1 9 .196 1 0 3 0 .213 0 0 3-3 18 1 4 .826 2006.... .267 41-7 30 11 8 0 0 0 1 8 .267 0 0 4 0 .267 0 1 3-6 13 0 0 1.000 2007.... .219 52-52 137 19 30 2 0 0 3 32 .234 6 2 25 2 .262 0 4 1-1 37 0 3 .925 TOTAL... .221 133-76 213 39 47 2 0 0 5 49 .230 7 2 32 2 .252 0 5 7-10 68 1 7 .908

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