Rebels Top Villanova, UConn In Saturday Doubleheader
2013: Went 1-2 in the season finale vs. Alcorn State with a double and two runs ... Started at DP in the series finale vs. Texas A&M, going 1-2 ... Went 2-3 with a pair of singles vs. No. 2 Tennessee (4/20) ... Got time in at catcher in each of the Rebels' final two games at Auburn ... Played catcher in the series finale vs. Florida ... Played catcher in game two at Georgia, making three putouts ... Came in at catcher in game two vs. Missouri and went 1-1 with a single through the left side ... Came in as a pinch hitter at Belmont and hit a single up the middle on the first pitch she saw ... Earned her first start of the year at catcher vs. UConn, and went 2-4 at the plate, including hitting the game-winning RBI single through the left side ... Scored two runs and had three RBI in Ole Miss' second game vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Went 1-1 against Middle Tennessee State ... Was 1-2 vs. McNeese State with one run scored.
2012: Appeared in nine games, starting five ... Had one hit, one run and an RBI ... Went 1-3 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Had an RBI against Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Scored a run against the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga ... Batted .111 in nine plate appearances.
2011: Appeared in 43 games with 37 starts ... Picked up three hits in 40 at-bats ... Also collected an RBI and one stolen base ... Went 1-for-2 with an RBI and walked once at Mississippi State (4/1)... Collected an RBI and stole a base in a doubleheader versus Arkansas (3/23).
2010: Appeared in 28 games with 17 starts ... Smashed two home runs and knocked in 17 runs ... Scored a run and drove in a run versus Alcorn State (3/31) ... Had an RBI in two at-bats at No. 4 Florida ... Drove in a run versus South Carolina (3/10) ... Went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run against Rhode Island (3/7) ... Walked twice and scored once versus Tennessee Tech (3/6) ... Smashed a two-run double against Central Arkansas (3/3) ... Hit an RBI double versus Centenary (2/27) ... Hit a three-run homer against Ohio (2/12).
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year starter for Coach Reese at Glendora High School ... Earned All-Sierra League honors all three years ... Named All-San Gabriel Valley in 2009 ... Posted a career batting average of .370 and batted .390 as a senior ... Helped lead Glendora to back-to-back California CIF Division II-III Championship games as a junior and senior.
CLUB TEAM: Played for the California Minors Gold, G-Force and Explosion ... Helped lead the Explosion 18 Gold squad to a fourth-place finish at the 2008 18 Gold National Championships in Oklahoma City ... Won the California ASA State title in 2006 with the G-Force ... Played for the Minors Gold 14U team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kelly Christine Nolan ... Born May 14, 1991 ... Daughter of Robert and Carol Nolan ... A Social Studies Education major ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll in Fall 2009 and the Dean's List in Fall 2011 ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2011 ... Mother, Carol, played basketball at Long Beach State ... Favorite sport outside of softball is football ... Favorite dessert is chocolate cake with chocolate frosting ... Favorite place on campus is The Grove ... Would live in Newport Beach, Calif., if she could live anywhere in the world ... Would buy a ticket to watch the play `Wicked' ... Says the best thing about Ole Miss is "the people and the tradition" ... Says she would be at the beach if she wasn't playing softball ... Gets ready for games by listening to music.
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