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Kelly Keys

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Height: 5-6
Year: JR
Hometown: Manassas
High School: Osbourn Park
Position: U
Major: Business
B/T: R/R
  • "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because of the atmosphere, the location, it's small, and the people here made it feel welcoming."
  • Selected VWC over Delaware Valley College and Longwood University

VWC Career Statistics

Year AVG GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SO SB/A PO A E FLD%
2011 .396 22/13 48 15 19 6 0 2 14 4 0/0 14 26 2 .952
2012.43834/308018359011753/470422.982

Season Highlights

  • 2012
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference first team honoree
  • Ranked No. 2 in the league with a .438 batting average
  • All-Virginia second team honoree

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Dean's List honoree in Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012
  • Carries a current 3.828 grade point accume
  • Minoring in English

Prep Accolades

  • Second team All-Cedar District honoree as a senior
  • Helped guide Osbourn Park to a 22-2 record and the district championship in 2010
  • Honor Society member

Personal

  • Daughter of Deborah and Jerry Keys Sr.; dad attended George Mason University, mom attended Northern Virginia Community College
  • Has two brothers, Jerry Jr. and Joshua
  • Enjoys country music and vacationing at the Grand Canyon or any beach
  • A fan of All-American softball pitcher Taryne Mowatt, the Washington Redskins and actress Sandra Bullock
  • Favorites include the "House of Night" book series and any Walt Disney classic movie
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "dedicated, loyal."
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "the competitive part of the game."
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "defense."
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "improve my offensive game."
  • If I could spend one day with a famous person from any time period it would be:"Darrell Green, because I woul like to talk with him about his love and approach for the game."
  • If I could participate in a reality show it would be: "Wipe Out, because some of the obstacle courses look super fun to try."
  • The one superpower I would like to possess is: "teleportation, so I could go anywhere, see anything and anyone whenever I wanted."
  • People might be surprised to know: "I love to bake."
  • It's the year 2025 and: "I hope to be running my own bakery and own a ranch."
  • The most important advice I've received is: "never give up or quit on the things you love" -- Parents

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