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Kristen Schell
Kristen Schell

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Poway

Position:
INF

Bats/Throws:
R/R



For the Record: Hit two home runs in the second inning of Purdue's 19-0 win over IPFW to tie the single-game record for home runs.

2005: Saw action in 37 games, starting 22 at designated player ... posted 12 hits, including three doubles and one home run ... drove in 13 RBI and scored two runs ... accounted for all three of the team's runs against Villanova with two RBI and the game-winning run ... drove in the game-winning RBI with a single against Oklahoma State ... posted a 2-for-3 day at the plate against Arkansas and Mercer ... tallied multiple hits on two occasions and multiple RBI in five contests ... hit a three-run home run against Illinois ... was walked four times and hit by a pitch once ... also laid down a successful sacrifice once ... put together a four-game hit streak from March 10 through 12 ... posted a .231 batting average as a pinch hitter, including a .241 average with runners in scoring position.

2004: Started 33 games, 16 at first base and 17 at designated player ... owned a .218 batting average with 22 hits, 12 RBI and five runs ... boasted a .317 slugging percentage with two doubles, one triple and two home runs ... hit game-winning solo home run against Samford and scored the game winning run against Pittsburgh ... posted a five-game hit streak ... recorded two or more hits in three contests, including a 3-for-4 performance against Western Kentucky ... stole one base against Wisconsin ... picked up 82 putouts in 92 chances for a .957 fielding percentage.

2003: Started 28 games at catcher ... owned a .257 batting average to go wtih a .357 slugging percentage ... recorded 18 hits, including three for extra bases, and 10 RBI ... knocked two home runs, a two-run shot and a grand slam, in the second inning of Game 2 vs. IPFW to tie Purdue's single game record ... her six RBI in the game ranks second on the single game list ... posted a pair of hits against both IPFW and Eastern Illinois ... registered two three-game hitting streaks during the season, the first against Temple, Western Michigan and Oklahoma State at the Speedline Invitational, and the second against IPFW, Eastern Illinois and IUPUI ... picked off two while catching three runners stealing ... tallied 143 putouts and 17 assists.

High School: Dubbed Pepsi Cola Player of the Year for softball her sophomore and junior years ... received first-team all-league honors as sophomore, junior and senior ... named to the All-North County, All-CIF and San Diego Hall of Champions teams after junior and senior seasons ... captain of team all three years ... San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team honoree each of final two years ... a three-year letterwinner in softball and volleyball at Poway High School ... received Poway High Academic Athlete honors as a junior ... was Boys and Girls Club of America Female Athlete representative for San Diego ... softball coach was Jeff Lusk ... was on the "A-Team" her senior year, boasting a 4.0 grade-point average ... was on the Principal's Honor Roll all four years ... played summer ball for the San Diego Breakers under coach Mike Hill.

Personal: Given name is Kristen Anne Schell ... born 3/30/83 ... parents are Craig and Janet Schell ... has three brothers, Barry, Marc and Ryan ... double major in journalistic communication and organizational leadership and supervision.