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Kelly Miller
25   Kelly Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Salpointe Catholic HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
Catcher

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


Career at Tulsa -- A three-year letterwinner and starter . . . has played in 147 games and has started 135 contests . . . has a career .265 batting average with 105 hits and 50 RBI . . . has a career fielding percentage of .994 to lead all catchers in school history, the second best for any position . . . has committed only five errors in 774 career chances . . . has not committed an error during conference action, a total of 266 chances . . . ranks among the school's top-10 for defensive chances and putouts for a single season . . . ranks sixth in defensive chances (774) and third in putouts (706) at TU.

Junior (2005) -- Played in 46 games, starting all 46 . . . missed part of the season with a foot injury, had 16 RBI on 27 hits . . . went 3-for-4 with four RBI and two doubles in the final game of the season, against Nevada (5/14) . . . posted a career-best 15 putouts twice, San Jose State (4/2) and UTEP (4/30) . . . also recorded 10 putouts against Manhattan and Florida Atlantic (3/11) . . . was second on the team, and fifth in the WAC, in putouts with 284 . . . led the WAC by catching 15 runners attempting to steal a base . . . posted seven multi-hit games and five multi-RBI performances on the season . . . did not commit an error during WAC play in 120 chances.

Sophomore (2004) -- Played in 61 games and had 59 starts . . . earned all-Midwest Region second team honors . . . was a firstteam all-WAC selection . . . had an overall .321 batting average to rank third on the team and a .484 slugging percentage to rank second on the team . . . also ranked second on the team for hits (59) and home runs (6) . . . posted a .394 batting average during WAC competition . . . recorded at least one hit in 43 games, including a 10-game hitting streak . . . had 15 multiple hit games, second most on the team . . . posted a season-best three hits against Hawaii (4/18) . . . was second on the squad and ranked seventh in the WAC for putouts (285) . . . improved her batting average by over 100 points, slugging percentage by over 250 points and on-base percentage by nearly 140 points compared to the 2002 season . . . earned WAC Player of the Week honors once.

Freshman (2003) -- Played in 40 games, including 30 starts . . . earned the starting catcher's role the last two months of the season . . . recorded three multiple-hit games, including 2-for-3 performances against Louisiana-Monroe and Fresno State (5/10) . . . finished third on the team in putouts with 137 . . . did not commit an error in 151 chances.

High School -- Was a four-year letterwinner at Salpointe Catholic High School . . . was a two-time all-region and all-coaches team selection . . . won the Arizona Interscholastic Association Scholar Athlete Award three times . . . helped lead her team to one state championship, two conference championships and a No. 3 national ranking by the USA Today.

Personal -- Speech pathology major . . . born September 13, 1984 . . . daughter of Steve and Nancy Miller.