Kelsea Ashton
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    Kelsea Ashton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Carterville, Ill.

    High School:
    Carterville

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    INF

    Birthdate:
    06/07/1992

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R


    10/02/2014

    Salukis earn NFCA All-Academic team, 10 players earn individual honors honors

    Ten players earn All-America Scholar Athlete honors from NFCA

    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    05/07/2014

    2014 MVC Tournament: Notes and Links

    SIU searching for first tournament title since 1991

    05/03/2014

    Salukis Split Doubleheader with Indiana State

    SIU secures first-round bye in MVC tournament

    05/02/2014

    SIU vs. INS: Game Notes and Links

    SIU to host Senior Day on Saturday at conclusion of second game

    05/03/2014

    SIU vs. Indiana State, 5/3/14, Senior Day

    SIU vs. Indiana State, 5/3/14, Senior Day

    04/27/2014

    SIU at Wichita State, 4/27/14

    SIU at Wichita State, 4/27/14

    04/26/2014

    SIU at Wichita State, 4/26/14

    SIU at Wichita State, 4/26/14

    03/30/2014

    SIU at Missouri State, 3/29-30/14

    SIU at Missouri State, 3/29-30/14

    03/17/2014

    SIU vs. UNI 3/15/14

    SIU vs. UNI 3/15/14

    At Southern Illinois

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

    • First-team MVC Scholar-Athlete (2012)
    • Led the nation with 23 sacrifice hits in 2012)
    • Played in 204 games and started 159

    2014 / Senior
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in all 52 games and started 49 ... Led team with 13 sacrifice hits ... Hit .291 in MVC play ... Posted .426 on-base percentage and .364 slugging percentage in MVC play ... Ranked fourth in the MVC in sacrifice bunts, third in runners advanced and eighth in assists ... Hit .359 in road games ... Hit .485 as a leadoff hitter ... Ranked 28th nationally in sacrifice hits per game ... Went 2-for-2 with 2 RBIs and a run scored in game two vs. Drake.

    2013 / Junior
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Started 50 games at third base for the Salukis...hit .206 with 27 hits...scored 16 runs and drove in 14 runs...Led SIU with eight sacrifice hits and ranked third on the team with 28 walks...went 2-for-3 with three RBI in SIU's MVC Tournament win over Wichita State.

    2012 / Sophomore
    MVC Scholar-Athlete First-Team

    Game-By-Game Stats
    Started all 56 games at third base...led the nation with 23 sacrifice hits...ranked second on the team with 37 walks and third on the team with 35 runs scored...her 37 walks ranks fifth in school history for a single season...ranked third on the team with a .432 on-base percentage...posted a batting average of .277 with 41 hits and 27 RBI...had six extra-base hits with five doubles and her first career home run...had a career day against Drake (4/21), going 3-for-3 at the plate with career-highs of three RBI and three runs scored.

    2011 / Freshman
    Game-By-Game Stats
    
 Appeared in 46 games, starting four...primarily saw action as a pinch runner...scored 14 runs in her rookie season...had three at-bats against UIC (3/13).

    At Carterville High School
    Selected All-Conference, All-State and All-South in her last three seasons...holds school records for most triples in a season and had 140 career hits...batted .471 as a senior...as a junior had a .398 batting average, going 37-for-93 with 16 RBI and 29 runs scored...as a sophomore, helped the Lady Lions to a 2A State Championship while posting a batting average of .411...went 51-for-124 from the plate her sophomore year, scoring 51 runs with 13 doubles and 19 RBI.

    Personal
    Full name is Kelsea Yvonne Ashton...Majored in pre-dental...daughter of Cody and Becky Ashton...has one sister, Brittany...born Jun. 7, 1992. in Carbondale, Ill.

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