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#7 Kelly Kleppin
Position: Infielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Morton Grove, Ill.
High School: Niles West H.S.
Major: Health Promotion
Experience: 2 Letters

2013: Played in 41 games with 39 starts as a junior, 38 of them at shortstop and one at second base ... batted .242 on the season with four doubles, her first-career homerun, 10 RBI and 15 runs scored ... went 2-for-3 with a double and a career-high 4 RBI in a win over Seattle (3/2) ... also knocked in four runs when she went 2-for-4 at the plate and hit her first-career homerun, a grand slam, in a win over North Dakota (4/3) ... doubled and scored two runs in a win over Oakland (4/13)

2012: Started all 41 games ... registered a .213 batting average with 17 hits in 80 at-bats ... drove in five runs, with three doubles, while drawing three walks and striking out 20 times ... stole one base in one attempt ... second on the team with six sacrifice bunts ... notched four hits in eight at-bats, including two doubles and one RBI in a three game series at Northern Colorado (3/23-3/24)

2011: Started 26 of the 36 games she played in as a freshman, splitting time between second and third base ... recorded five hits in 38 at bats and scored two runs ... went 1-for-3 with a run scored in her Jackrabbit debut vs. Creighton (2/12), and then got a hit in her only at bat on the same day at Iowa State... went 1-for-3 on the season as a pinch hitter, picking up a pinch hit vs. North Dakota (5/4)

Before SDSU: Earned team MVP and all-conference honors following both her junior and senior seasons ... finished her career with a .271 career batting average ... posted 19 RBI and led the team with 26 runs as a junior at Nile West High School ... knocked in 19 runs and scored 22 more as a senior ... compiled a .970 fielding percentage with just four errors as a junior and a .979 fielding percentage with just three miscues as a senior ... played high school ball in the same conference as former Jackrabbit teammate Pam Nicholson ... played club ball with the Chicago Fireworks ... also earned all-conference honors playing volleyball and basketball in high school ... four-year honor roll student ... two-year member of the National Honor Society ... 2010 Illinois State Scholar ... 2010 CSL Scholar Athlete