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Kelly Chapman
2   Kelly Chapman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rowlett, Texas

High School:
Rowlett HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
03/16/1989

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


Career at Tulsa: A three-year letterwinner ... has played in 134 games with 99 starts at second base, third base, shortstop and designated player ... was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team in 2008 ... has career numbers of: .208 batting average, 44 runs scored, 34 RBI, six home runs, 28 walks, .320 slugging percentage and .280 on-base percentage.

Junior (2010): Played in 42 games and started 34 at third base and second base ... batted .186 with 12 runs and five RBI, along with six doubles and a home run ... had a .966 fielding percentage, committing just three errors in 89 attempts ... recorded multiple hits in three games and multiple RB twice ... hit a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning against Memphis on March 28 to give Tulsa a 5-3 win.

Sophomore (2009): Played in 38 games and started 13 at second base, third base and DP ... vs. Texas-San Antonio (2/7), went 1-for-3 with a triple and scored a run ... walked once and scored a run vs. Prairie View A&M (2/8) ... has made 13 pinch-hit appearances, including a pinch-hit two-run home run in a 10-0 victory at Memphis (3/21; game 2) ... went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run, two RBI, scored twice and walked once at Indiana (4/18; game 2) ... went 2-for-3 with a run vs. Southern Miss (5/2; game 1) ... hit a pinch-hit walk-off three-run home run to give Tulsa a 5-3 win at Oklahoma (5/16), propelling Tulsa into the NCAA regional championship round for the first time.

Freshman (2008): Played in 54 games, starting 52 at shortstop, second base and designated player ... was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... batted .234 for the season with 32 hits, 2 home runs 18 RBI and scored 21 runs ... was 2-for-3 in stolen base attempts ... recorded seven multiple-hit games and five multiple RBI games ... hit one home run on her way to a 2-for-2 day at the plate with three RBI against UTEP ... in the field, she tallied 70 putouts and 61 assists.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Rowlett High School ... led the team in RBI all four years ... as a senior, posted a .449 batting average to go along with 14 doubles, five triples and four home runs ... also recorded 24 RBI in her final year, while earning District Offensive Player of the Year honors ... earned EA Sports Second-Team All-America and Dallas Morning News All-Area Team honors as a senior ... was a TSA All-State First-Team selection as a junior and the District Defensive Player of the Year ... helped lead the Eagles to a pair of district titles and a runner-up finish ... played summer ball for the Texas Heat.

Personal: Born Kelly Renee Chapman on March 16, 1989 in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... daughter of Gary and Sharon Chapman ... has one sister ... her most memorable event was hitting a pinch-hit walk-off home run to beat Oklahoma in the 2009 NCAA Regional ... chose her jersey number - 2 - because her original choice was taken and she had to have an even number ... favorite professional athlete is C.J. Wilson ... favorite movies are A League of Their Own and Pure Country and favorite TV show is "Glee" ... favorite books are the Twilight series ... her dream as a child was to be a lawyer ... major is exercise sports science.

Chapman's Career Hitting Statistics

Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD% 2008.... .234 54-52 137 21 32 6 0 2 18 44 .321 16 0 38 0 .314 0 5 2-3 70 61 19 .873 2009.... .180 38-13 50 11 9 0 1 3 11 20 .400 5 1 16 0 .263 1 4 0-1 11 17 4 .875 2010.... .186 42-34 97 12 18 6 0 1 5 27 .278 7 0 27 1 .240 0 1 1-1 36 50 3 .966 TOTAL... .208 134-99 284 44 59 12 1 6 34 91 .320 28 1 81 1 .280 1 10 3-5 117 128 26 .904