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Kelsie Swanson
Kelsie  Swanson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Flint, Mich.

High School:
Powers Catholic

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF


06/29/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN SPRING 2017 HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the eighth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 146 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

06/27/2017

OAKLAND SOFTBALL 2017 SEASON REVIEW

Golden Grizzlies qualified for Horizon League tournament for second time and three years

05/10/2017

NO. 6 OAKLAND DROPS RAIN SHORTENED GAME TO NO. 3 VALPARAISO, 1-0

Golden Grizzlies face No. 5 seed Titans in elimination game on Thursday, May 11 at 1 p.m. ET

05/06/2017

OAKLAND DROPS SERIES OPENER AGAINST UIC 10-3 ON SENIOR DAY

Kelsie Swanson went 2-for-3 with a RBI

05/01/2017

Softball -- Kelsie Swanson

05/07/2016

Highlights

05/07/2017

Oakland vs. UIC Game 2

Oakland vs. UIC Game 2 05/07/2017

05/06/2017

Oakland vs. UIC (senior day)

Oakland vs. UIC (senior day)

04/19/2017

4-19-17 Oakland Softball at Detroit Mercy - Metro Series

4-19-17 Oakland Softball at Detroit Mercy - Metro Series Photos by Jose Juarez

04/08/2017

4-8-17 vs Green Bay at Madonna University Field - Livonia, Mich.

4-8-17 vs Green Bay at Madonna University Field - Livonia, Mich. Photos by Jose Juarez

04/01/2017

4-1-17 Oakland Softball vs NKU at Madonna University Field

4-1-17 Oakland Softball vs NKU at Madonna University Field Photos by Jose Juarez

Career Stats  | Career Game-by-Game Stats

2017:
▪ Started in all 46 games at right field
▪ Named Horizon League Player of the Week (4/17) after leading Oakland to 1-2 mark at Wright State hitting .727 going 8-for-11 with two doubles, two RBIs, two runs scored, 10 total bases with a .909 slugging percentage. Went perfect 3-for-3 in game one with a double and RBI, was 2-for-4 with a RBI single In Oakland's 6-4 come from behind win over WSU in the second game and hit 3-for-4 with two runs in finale.
▪ Third on the team in hits (41), RBI (24) and triples (2), fourth in doubles (7) and total bases (52)
▪ Hit 3-for-6 with a clutch RBI double in the 11th inning giving Oakland a 4-3 win and doubleheader sweep over Valparaiso (4/28)
▪ Hit 2-for-3 with a three-run triple and career-high four total RBI in 12-2 win over defending HL Champion Valpo to complete series sweep (4/29)
▪ Posted 12 runs scored

2016:
▪ Started 42 of 43 games played
▪ Led the team in sacrifice hits (11) and tied for most triples (2)
▪ Second on the team in runs scored (17)
▪ Ranked fourth on the team in doubles (6), RBI (11) and batting (.244)
▪ Fifth on the team in doubles (5)
▪ Made 44 putouts with a .958 fielding percentage

Academic Honor:
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2016)

High School:

▪ Four-year letter winner for head coach Jerry Anderson
▪ Earned one variety letter in volleyball
▪ Four-year All-District selection
▪ 2014-15 All-State selection at utility and All-Region during senior campaign
▪ All-League honorable mention, Second-Team All-Valley, All-State Academic as a freshman
▪ First-Team All-Valley, All-District, All-State Academic selection during sophomore campaign
▪ Named League MVP, First-Team All Valley, All-State Academic as a junior
▪ As a junior, hit .723 in league play, .598 overall with 104 lead-off at bats, doubles (8), triples (10), home runs (3), runs scored (61), RBI (24), stolen bases (25), on base percentage (.667) and slugging percentage (923)
▪ Three-season overall stats: hits (175), doubles (34), triples (20), home runs (7), batting average (.501), On base percentage (.579), slugging percentage (.774), stolen bases (30), RBI (66), runs (143) and walks (54)
▪ Four-year honor roll

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ All-District for Softball all four years
▪ All-Region Softball senior year
▪ All-State 2014-15 Utility

Personal:
Full Name: Kelsie Marie Swanson
Birthdate: October 28, 1996
Parents: William and Lori Swanson
Siblings: Brother Jared, Sister Payton
Major: Social Work

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland:
1. Chance to play Division I softball
2. Location
3. Great Campus

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