Kelsey

Arnold

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Infield
Height: 5'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
High School: Holland Hall Prep

Bio

Season AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB HBP SO OBP SB SBA FLD%
2015 .314 58 57 105 27 33 4 1 3 21 .457 11 0 12 .379 5 6 .986
2016 .382 65 65 152 46 58 3 0 0 8 .401 7 3 13 .417 15 16 .981
2017 .265 69 69 181 36 48 3 0 1 9 .298 10 2 19 .309 10 12 .956
2018 .292 59 58 120 30 35 3 0 0 17 .317 18 4 12 .399 8 9 .977
TOTAL .312 251 249 558 139 174 13 1 4 55 .360 46 9 56 .372 38 47 .974

Career
Voted team captain for 2017 and 2018 seasons ... 2015 and 2016 First Team All-Region and 2018 Third Team All-Region ... 2016 and 2018 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year ... 2018 All-Big 12 Second Team ... 2015 All-Big 12 Defensive Team ... 2015 All-Big 12 Freshman Team ... 2018 Academic All-Big 12 First Team honoree and 2016 and 2017 Second Team honoree. 

Record Book
Finished her ranked fourth in assists (402) at OU. 

2018 (Senior)
Voted team captain … Appeared in 59 games with 58 starts at shortstop, missing three games from April 28-May 2 due to injury … Led the team with 104 assists in the field … Committed just one error during the regular season … Totaled nine games with multiple hits and two games with multiple RBIs … Was 2-for-2 with two runs and two RBIs against Pacific (2/11) … Scored two runs in a 2-for-3 showing vs. Abilene Christian (3/3) … Went 2-for-2 with two runs scored at Baylor (3/30) … Matched single-game career highs with three hits and three RBIs against Iowa State (4/8 G2) … Finished the Kansas series .714 (5-for-7) with three runs scored, one RBI and a double (4/15-17) … Doubled on senior night vs. Oklahoma State, finishing the contest with two hits and a run (5/5) … Opened NCAA tournament play with a 2-for-2 showing, scoring two runs and driving in one against Boston (5/18).

2017 (Junior)
Voted team captain ... played in and started 69 games at shortstop ... started batting right-handed in certain situations during the weekend of 3/10-12 ... batting right-handed, hit her first home run since freshman year and tied career high with three runs scored against UAB (3/26) ... hit .600 (9-15) with 5 runs scored at OU's Courtyard Marriott Tournament (3/3-3/5)

2016 (Sophomore)
Started all 65 games at shortstop ... led the team in sacrifice hits (12), stolen bases (15) and assists (105) ... tied for fifth at OU all-time with a season stolen base pct. of .938 (15-16) ... made the switch full-time to being a lefty slapper ... tied career high with 3 hits, including a double, drove in a run and scored twice vs. Radford (4/23) ... stole a career-high 3 bases (most by a Sooner since 2009) and scored a career-high 3 runs against Maryland (3/12) ... tied a career high in hits by going 3-4 with a double, RBI and scored in game two of a DH against Dartmouth (3/5) ... matched career high with 3 hits, stole a base and drove in season-best 2 runs vs. No. 11 UCLA (2/27) 
2015 (Freshman)
Played in all 58 games with 57 starts (51 at 3B, 6 at 2B) ... batted as lefty slapper for first 30 games, switched to right side beginning with Texas Tech series on March 27 ... posted a slash line (AVG/OBP/SLG) of .286/.333/.314 in 70 AB as a lefty and a line of .371/.463/.743 in 35 AB right-handed ... led the team with 74 assists ... hit the first home run of her career at Texas Tech (3/28) ... posted a career-high in hits and RBI by going 3-4 with 3 RBI at Texas Tech (3/27)

High School
Earned four letters under head coach Dave Bach … ranked No. 83 on the Top 100 Players in the 2014 Class by StudentSports.com … three-time All-North Zone and all-conference honoree in her junior season, named Holland Hall Most Valuable Player after hitting .813 with 30 runs scored, 26 hits, 19 RBI, 33 stolen bases and two home runs … as a freshman, named Holland Hall Newcomer of the Year and Holland Hall Offensive Player of the Year … also earned four letters in volleyball, and three in both basketball and track … selected to Headmasters Honor Roll as a junior

Travel Ball
Played for the Wichita Mustangs under head coach Mark Griggs … in the Summer of 2013, hit .383 with 32 runs scored, 46 hits, 23 RBI, four home runs and 26 stolen bases

Personal
Full name is Kelsey LeeAnn Arnold … daughter of Darin and Tracy Arnold … has one brother, Darin Jr. … father, Darin, played football at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M … mother, Tracy, competed in track and field at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M … chose OU over Oklahoma State and Tulsa ... majoring in health and exercise science
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