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11   Kelli Arnold
Kelli Arnold

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kalama, Wash.

High School:
Kalama

Height:
5-10

Position:
P

Birthdate:
04/15/1983

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right


As A Junior In 2004:

Named the Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week on April 12, May 2 and co Pitcher of the Week on April 19 ... Named the Dinn Brothers/UMass Athlete of the Week on May 5 ... Selected as a New England Intercollegiate Softball Coaches Association first-team All-Star on May 6 ... Picked to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference team (May 12) ... Selected to the Atlantic 10 All-Tournament team (May 15) ... Named a NFCA second-team All-Region selection on May 19 ... Picked as a Easton third-team All-American ... Appeared in 35 games in the circle, making 26 starts ... Posted a 20-8 record (most wins in the A-10) with a 1.62 ERA ... Also had one save ... Hurled 17 complete games, five shutouts and a no hitter (May 13 vs. Fordham) ... Was also part of four combined shutouts and one combined no hitter ... Yielded 57 runs, 41 earned, on 131 hits and 44 walks in 177.1 innings while fanning 120 batters (fifth in the A-10) ... Held opponents to a .198 batting average ... Was 0-2 with a 5.78 ERA at the Fiesta Bowl Classic (Feb. 13-15) ... Gave up 14 runs, 11 earned, on 19 hits and nine walks in 13.1 innings while fanning seven batters ... Tossed one complete game ... Went 2-0 with a save and a 3.65 ERA at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Feb. 27-29) ... Gave up eight earned runs on 10 hits and two walks while striking out 15 batters ... Had one complete-game shutout and one combined shutout ... Went 1-1 with a 1.62 ERA at the FAU Worth Invitational (March 6-7) ... Posted two complete games while yielding four runs (three earned) on 17 hits and six walks in 13.0 innings ... Struck out seven batters ... Went 0-2 with a 1.65 ERA at the FIU Blue & Gold Coca Cola Classic (March 12-14) ... Gave up six runs (four earned) on six hits and four walks while striking out 11 ... Registered two complete games in three starts ... Pitched a four-hit shutout against Vermont (March 26) ... Gave up no walks and struck out two ... Pitched a complete game five-hitter at La Salle (March 27) ... Allowed just one unearned run and walked three while striking out a career-high 10 batters ... Pitched the first three innings of a combined no-hitter at Central Connecticut State (March 30) ... Allowed just one base runner via an error and struck out four ... Picked up a complete game victory at Harvard (April 6) ... Gave up three hits and an unearned run while walking one and striking out five ... Pitched a complete game vs. Dayton (April 9) ... Gave up one unearned run on two hits and a walk while striking out nine ... Picked up a win in relief at Boston University (April 12) ... Pitched the final four innings giving up two earned runs on seven hits and two walks ... Struck out four batters ... Pitched a complete-game shutout on her 21st birthday vs. Boston College (April 15) ... Scattered three hits and one walk while not striking out a batter ... Pitched five shutout innings vs. St. Bonaventure (April 18) ... Gave up two hits and a walk while striking out five ... Picked up a no decision in a start at UConn (April 21) ... Went the first 5.2 innings giving up three earned runs on 11 hits and no walks ... Had four strikeouts ... pitched three innings of relief and earned the win against Maine (April 23) ... Gave up no runs, no hits and one walk while fanning one ... Picked up a complete game victory at Temple (April 25) ... Gave up six runs (five earned) on nine hits and two walks in seven innings ... Struck out five batters ... Pitched four scoreless innings against Rhode Island (April 29) ... Gave up one hit and one walk while striking out five ... Picked up two wins vs. Fordham (May 1) ... Pitched a complete game one-hitter in game one ... Retired the final 18 batters of the game in order ... Then entered game two in relief and allowed one unearned run in 2.2 innings ... Yielded one walk and struck out five on the day ... Pitched four scoreless innings of relief for a win at Boston College (May 6) ... Gave up three hits and no walks while fanning one ... Pitched the first four innings and got the win vs. Boston College (May 9) ... Gave up one unearned run on two hits and two walks while striking out two ... Went 1-1 with a 0.41 ERA in two starts and one relief appearance at the Atlantic 10 Tournament (May 13-15) ... Pitched an eight-inning no-hitter against Fordham in the first game of the tourney ... Allowed just two hit batsman and struck out two ... For the weekend, gave up three runs (one earned) on two hits and four walks while fanning 12 in 17 innings ... Started all three games at the NCAA Tournament (May 20-21) and went 1-2 with a 1.62 ERA ... Allowed six runs (four earned) on 16 hits and three walks while fanning six in 17.1 innings.

As A Sophomore In 2003:

Named Dinn Brothers/UMass Athlete of the Week on Feb. 26 ... Selected as the NFCA Leadoff Classic Most Outstanding Player on Feb. 22 ... Picked as the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Player of the Week on Feb. 26 ... Name co-Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week on April 7 and April 14 ... Appeared in 25 games on the mound, making 20 starts ... 13-6 record with a 1.58 ERA ... Had 16 complete games, five shutouts and a no-hitter (April 13 vs. Rhode Island) ... Was also part of two combined shutouts ... Recorded a team-high two saves ... Struck out 117 batters while walking 45 in 137.1 innings of work ... Yielded 107 hits and 41 runs, 31 of which have been earned ... Held opponents to a .209 batting average ... Went 1-1 with a 2.69 ERA in two complete games at the Fiesta Bowl Tournament (Feb. 7-9) ... Struck out three and walked five, while allowing 14 hits and five runs (all earned) in 13.0 innings ... Went 1-0 with a 0.91 ERA and a save at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Feb. 21-23) ... Struck out six and walked three, while allowing four hits and one run (earned) in 7.2 innings ... Went 1-2 with a 3.32 ERA at the Speedline Invitational (March 6-9) ... Struck out 14 batters and walked seven, while allowing 23 hits and 13 runs (nine earned) in 19.0 innings ... Posted a 1-1 record with a 1.00 ERA at the Blue & Gold Classic (March 14-16) ... Struck out ten and walked five, while allowing 11 hits and four runs (two earned) in 14.0 innings ... Went 1-0 with a save, while compiling a 1.75 ERA at the Atlantic 10/Big East Challenge (March 22-23) ... Struck out eight batters and walked none, while allowing four hits and two runs (both earned) in 8.0 innings ... Gave up four hits and two runs (both earned), while striking out five and walking two en route to a five-inning win at La Salle (March 28) ... Picked up a complete game shut out at Fordham (March 31) ... Limited the Rams to three hits and a walk while striking out seven ... Hurled a complete game shutout vs. Maine (April 2) ... Surrendered two hits in five innings while striking out four and not walking a batter. ... Pitched a complete game shutout against Harvard (April 10) ... Yielded four hits and three walks while striking out six in 5.0 innings ... Tossed first career no-hitter against Rhode Island (April 13) ... Allowed two walks while tying a career-high with nine strikeouts against the Rams ... Took the tough loss at UConn (April 15) giving up just two hits and one unearned run over 6.1 innings ... Struck out five and walked two batters against the Huskies ... Picked up a no decision allowing four earned runs and eight hits over seven innings at Dayton (April 19) ... Walked three and struck out six ... Worked 6.2 innings and earned the win in game two of a doubleheader against St. Bonaventure (April 25) ... Yielded no runs, while scattering five hits and three walks against the Bonnies ... Fanned eight batters ... Suffered the loss in a complete game effort at Boston College (April 30) ... Gave up two runs, both earned, and seven hits while striking out four and walking none ... Worked five innings en route to a win against Central Connecticut (May 3) ... Gave up two runs, both unearned, and two hits while walking one and striking out five Blue Devils ... Made three appearances and one start at the NCAA Tournament (May 15-18) ... Was 1-0 with a 1.79 ERA ... In 15.2 innings, gave up 14 hits, five runs (four earned), while walking eight and fanning 17.

As A Freshman In 2002:

Appeared in 11 games on the mound, making five starts ... Went 5-0 in starts, all complete games ... Tossed two shutouts ... Compiled a 1.29 ERA in 43.1 innings pitched ... Batted .200 with one RBI and one run scored ... Yielded one run and struck out six, while scattering seven hits to earn a 7-1 win over Texas Tech in first career appearance ... Tossed a one-hit shutout with two strikeouts against Providence ... Fanned a career-high seven batters in a three-hitter over Fordham ... Allowed just one hit, while striking out five, in a 10-0 shutout of Vermont ... Recorded first career hit in the 4-1 win over Fordham ... Went 1-for-1 with first career RBI in a loss to Illinois-Chicago.

Before UMass:

Four-year letterwinner in softball at Kalama (Wash.) High School ... Led team to a third-place state finish in 2001 and state championship in 2000 ... Four-time team MVP and three-time league MVP ... Three-time team captain ... Also lettered in basketball and volleyball ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal:

Full name is Kelli Rebecca Arnold ... Born on April 15, 1983, in Springfield, Mo. ... Daughter of David and Diane Arnold ... Has two brothers, Cory and Matt, and a sister, Ami ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Kelli Arnold's Career Statistics at UMass

YEAR
ERA
W-L
Saves
APP
GS
CG
SHO/CBO
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
HRA
Opp AVG.
2002
1.29
5-0
0
11
5
5
2/0
43.1
27
10
8
14
36
0
.171
2003
1.58
13-6
2
25
20
16
5/2
137.1
107
41
31
45
117
4
.209
2004
1.62
20-8
1
35
26
17
5/4
177.1
131
57
41
44
120
6
.198
Career
1.56
38-14
3
71
51
38
12/6
358.0
265
108
80
103
273
10
.199

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