Sam Kelley - 15
Sam Kelley

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Moundville, Ala.

High School:
Southern Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
LHP/1B

B/T:
L/L


2013 (Sophomore)
- Played in 24 games, 10 in the field and 14 on the mound
- Recorded one hit in 22 at bats in 2013
- Started 11 games on the mound, which ranked second on the squad
- Owned a 3-7 record with a 6.02 ERA
- Struck out 25 batters in 61.1 innings pitched
- Had his first career RBI against Xavier (Feb. 22)
- Went seven innings and struck out a career-high five in his victory of the year at Troy (March 12)
- Secured victories against Alabama (March 26) and Savannah State (April 5)
- Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2012 (Freshman)
- Appeared in three games on the mound, including one start, totaling 8.2 innings with a record of 0-1 and 4.15 ERA
- Allowed four runs (all earned) on eight hits with three walks and three strikeouts
- Made collegiate pitching debut against Alabama State (March 7) going four innings in a no decision
- Saw game action in the field in 10 ball games, making one start
- Started against Tulane (April 15) and roped his first collegiate hit
- Walked and scored a run versus Connecticut (March 16)
- Played summer baseball for the Gastonia Grizzlies of the Coastal Plains League

2011 (Redshirt Season)
- Did not see any action during his redshirt season
- Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and earned the league's academic medal

High School/Prep
- Played for head coach Steve King at Southern Academy
- An Alabama Independent School Association All-State Honorable Mention selection as a senior
- Selected to participate in the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association 2009 All-Star Weekend
- Hit .469 with eight home runs and 26 RBI as a junior
- Went 7-1 on the mound with a 1.31 ERA
- Played American Legion summer baseball for Tuscaloosa Post 34
- Quarterbacked his high school football team to the AISA Class AA state semifinals in 2009
- Earned Alabama Independent School Association All-State honors from the Tuscaloosa News in 2008
- Topped 1,000 yards passing as both a junior and a senior
- Member of the National Honor Society

Personal
Samuel David Kelley ... born Nov. 14, 1991 ... son of David Kelley ... has one brother ... majoring is undeclared.

 
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