Kelsee Henson - Softball - University of Kentucky Athletics 19


  • position Outfield
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Paducah, Ky.
  • High school McCracken Co. High School
Junior (2018): Had a hit and a run on opening day against New Mexico State … Also scored in a pinch-running capacity against Cal State Fullerton in a run-rule win … Got a career-high tying two at bats vs. Indiana, striking out in the first and reaching on an error in the second … Scored UK’s fourth run vs. LSU in the serie-clinching win … Earned first start in RF against Eastern Kentucky … Roped a double to RC against MTSU for her first extra-base hit since her freshman season … Had a double and scored a run at WKU in a pinch-hitting situation … Scored in a pinch-running capacity in the NCAA Regionals vs. Notre Dame. 

Sophomore (2017): Career-high two RBI’s in a win over Central Florida on opening weekend, with one coming as an RBI single up the middle, and the other coming as a SAC fly to deep center to tie the game at the time … Is a power bat off the bench for UK with most of her appearances coming in the pinch-hit variety … Will play the corner outfield spots when in the field … Stole her first-career base vs. Michigan on March 12 … Started games two and three for UK in the DP spot against Arkansas … Scored her third run this season in a pinch-running capacity in game three at Mizzou … Scored as a pinch runner vs. South Carolina in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals.

Freshman (2016): Hit a 3-run home run against New Mexico on the first pitch that she saw in her first appearance in the box at the Kajikawa Classic … Has one start in her career, against San Diego State in the Campbell/Cartier Classic … Has four hits in 12 at-bats this season, with all four hits coming in a pinch-hit variety … Has six RBI, and is batting .294 with runners in scoring position this season … Got a pinch hit at-bat vs. Missouri in on 4/16.

Kelsee has been a member of the All-District Team for the past three years.  She has been named to the All-Region Team for the past two years. Kelsee was voted 2nd team All-State as a sophomore and All-State honorable mention as a freshman. She has been a state runner-up for two years and was a member of the East/West All-Star team.

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