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Kelly Miller
Kelly Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Cathedral

Position:
2B

B/T:
L/R



For The Record: Ranks fourth in career sacrifice bunts with 43 ... owns single-season record for sacrifice bunts with 25 in 2008.

2009: Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in 49 games, starting all of them at second base ... posted a .211 average ... scored 19 runs, including the game winner against Auburn and in the NCAA Regional win over UT Martin ... laid down a team-best 10 sacrifice bunts, a tally which ranks eighth in the Big Ten ... registered multiple hits in five games and multiple RBI in one contest ... put together a four-game hit streak from May 9 to May 16 ... moved into fourth place on the Purdue career sacrifice bunts list with 43 ... ranked fourth in the Big Ten in fielding double plays (10) and eighth in defensive assists (91) and sacrifice bunts ... in conference games, ranked fourth in sacrifice bunts (5), fourth in triples (1) and seventh in assists (35).

2008: Appeared in 58 games, starting all 58 at second base ... Ranks third nationally with 0.43 sacrifice hits per game, while leading the Big Ten with 25 sacrifice hits overall and 12 in conference action ... Batting .352, good for the team lead ... Registered 57 hits in 162 at-bats, including a season-high three vs. IUPUI (4/2), at Ball State (4/16), at Indiana (5/3) and vs. Indiana (5/4) ... Posted a 13-game hitting streak (3/8-29), the longest such streak on the team ... Snapped a six-game hitting streak at the Big Ten Tournament ... Has scored 29 runs, including nine game-winners, and boasts a .367 on-base percentage ... Chalked up first career RBI vs. Centenary (2/15) ... Tallied three RBI vs. Villanova (3/8) ... Sits seventh in the Big Ten in assists (115) and 10th in batting average (.352) ... Tied Purdue's single-season sacrifice hits record (23) against Minnesota (5/9) at the Big Ten Tournament.

2007: Appeared in 55 games, starting 46 - 38 at second base and eight at shortstop ... posted a .308 average ... registered 33 hits in 107 at-bats, including a season-high three hits vs. Toledo and Santa Clara ... scored 22 runs on a .362 on-base percentage ... recorded game-tying run vs. San Jose State ... laid down eight sacrifices, including four during the Big Ten season, which ranked her sixth among conference players ... named to all-tournament team at the Buzz Classic.

2006: Saw action in 43 games, starting eight at second base ... posted three hits, one each against Jacksonville, Hofstra and Wisconsin ... lone extra-base hit was a double against Hofstra ... accounted for eight runs, including the game-tying score against Ohio ... reached base via hit by pitch once and via walk once ... stole four bases in seven tries ... hit .143 including a .217 on-base percentage ... made good on 32 of her 34 defensive opportunities ... collegiate debut came in the season opener against South Carolina.

High School: Earned four varsity letters in softball ... earned the Coaches Award as a freshman ... garnered team's Stolen Base Award three years in a row ... named to the all-city team three times, including Player of the Year honors as a senior ... led team to city championship her sophomore year ... received Mental Attitude Award her third season ... named second team all-state her final season ... member of the Indiana All-Star team as a senior ... softball coach was Mic Roessler ... travel ball team, the Indiana Twisters, won the 18-UA State Championship in 2005 ... lettered in basketball and soccer her final three years ... named to basketball city tournament team her senior year ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Given name is Kelly Marie Miller ... born 6/30/86 ... parents are Thomas and Kathleen Miller ... has four brothers, Tom, Brian, Tim, and Kevin, and two sisters, Katie and Megan ... majoring in management.