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Kelsea Roth
Kelsea Roth

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yorba Linda, Calif.

High School:
Esperanza

Height:
5-10

Position:
1B

B/T:
R/R


CAREER HONORS

• 2013 NFCA All-Southeast Region Second Team
• 2013 SEC All-Tournament Team
• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2012 Second Team All-Big 12
• Big 12 Player of the Week (Feb. 28, 2012)
2014 (JUNIOR)

Roth Junior
• Earned 51 starts as Mizzou's starting first baseman, appearing in 54 total games.
• Tied for the team-lead in home runs for second consecutive season, blasting eight home runs to bring her career total to 31, which ranks seventh-best in program history.
• Batted .256 (33-for-129) while recording a team-best 30 walks.
• Recorded 10 multi-hit games in 2014 to bring her career total to 25.
• Belted two home runs in the first game of the Evansville doubleheader (March 11), her second career outing with two long balls.
• Hit an impressive home run that cleared the left field bleachers during the eight-run third inning of the 8-6 win vs. No. 13 Georgia (March 28), a two-run shot that was her fifth long ball of the season.
• Smacked her first grand slam of 2013 and fourth of her career in the sweep-clinching, 7-6 win at No. 20 Auburn on April 13, batting 2-for-3 overall.
• Homered in the fourth inning of the 8-6 win vs. No. 6 Alabama (May 1), roping a solo shot to right field.
• Blasted Mizzou's final home run of the 2014 in NCAA Regional action vs. No. 19 Nebraska (May 18).
2013 (SOPHOMORE)

Roth Sophomore
• Appeared in all 52 games of the season for Mizzou, with 49 starts, continuing her role as the squad's starting first baseman.
• Hit .304 (41-for-135), tied for the squad-best with 16 home runs and built a team-leading .696 slugging percentage, a mark that tied for eighth in the Southeastern Conference.
• Third-best total of 43 RBI for Mizzou.
• Hot start to the season included three home runs on the first day of competition at the Gaucho Classic in Santa Barbara, Calif. (Feb. 15), hitting one in the five-inning, 11-3 win at UCSB before launching two in the 4-0 victory vs. Fresno State.
• Hit her first grand slam of 2013 and second of her career vs. Maryland at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Palm Springs, Calif., on Feb. 21 in a five-inning, 13-1 win.
• Walked twice the next day in the 12-inning, 4-3 defeat of No. 5 Florida (Feb. 22), matching a season-best.
• Launched a walk-off, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh to give Mizzou the 2-0 win over No. 7 Texas A&M for the program's first SEC victory.
• Smacked her second grand slam of the season in the first inning of Mizzou's six-inning, 10-2 win over South Carolina (March 29).
• Put together a nine-game hitting streak from the first game of the doubleheader at Missouri State (April 3) to the first game of the series at No. 11 LSU (April 19), homering three times during that span.
• Reached four RBI again in the five-inning, 9-0 win vs. Arkansas (April 12), including a walk-off, two-run long ball to invoke the run-rule in the bottom of the fifth.
• Came on strong in the SEC Tournament (May 9-11) in Lexington, Ky., hitting a home run in all three Mizzou games to earn inclusion on the SEC All-Tournament team.
• Helped Mizzou to its five-inning, 8-0 win over No. 22 Arkansas to start the SEC Tournament (May 9), hitting a two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth to set the score at 7-0.
• Added an insurance run in the 3-0 semifinal win over No. 4 Tennessee (May 11), launching a solo shot in the top of the sixth inning.
• Hit her second solo home run of the day in the championship vs. No. 3 Florida.
• Had two extra-base knocks to help the Tigers secure their sixth-straight NCAA Regional Title, hitting a double and home run in 2-for-3 batting in the 5-0 win vs. Hofstra (May 19).
2012 (FRESHMAN)

Roth Freshman
• Spent her freshman year as the team's starting first baseman, getting 54 starts at the position.
• Hit safely in all five games of the Cathedral City Classic while going 6-for-11 (.545) with two runs, six RBI, a home run, two doubles and six walks.
• Her performance that weekend led to her being named Big 12 Player of the Week on Feb. 28. The tournament also marked the start of a 12-game hitting streak, the longest hitting streak of any Tiger in 2012.
• During the span of the streak, she hit .533 (16-for-30) with two home runs, 12 RBI, 10 runs scored, four doubles and 10 walks.
• Posted back-to-back two hit games against Texas A&M in March, recording three doubles while driving in three.
• In game two of the Evansville doubleheader, she connected on a three-run home run, and did the same against Baylor that weekend.
• Drove in seven RBI in the Iowa State series, hitting home runs in each of the first two games, including a grand slam in the middle contest.
• In the finale against Oklahoma State, she posted her first three-hit game of her career.
• Helped Mizzou to a victory in the first game of the NCAA Regionals, hitting a two-run homer in the team's 6-0 win over Illinois State.
PRIOR TO MIZZOU

Esperanza:
• Played first base for Coach Ed Tunstall at Esperanza High School, where she was named as the Sunset League's Rookie of the Year as a freshman.
• During her freshman campaign, she hit .430 with five home runs and 27 RBI while going 7-1 in the circle.
• Earned First Team All-Sunset League Honors in 2009, hitting .370 with six homers and 27 RBI.
• In 2010, she was the Sunset League MVP, helped by her .570 batting average with six home runs and 18 RBI during conference play.
• As a senior, she was a First Team All-State and First Team All-County selection.
• Finished her high school career with the school record for home runs.
• In 2009, she was invited to the adidas Top 100 Camp and the Allister Camp.
• At the 2009 ASA Nationals in Oklahoma City, Okla., she posted a .470 batting average.
• She hit .450 with five home runs and 20 RBI to help the SoCal Choppers to a ninth place finish at nationals in 2010, and helped them finish eighth at the ESPN Rise 18u Gold National Tournament by hitting .400 with a home run and 12 RBI.
• She was a high school Scholar Athlete from 2009-2011.

Club Team: SoCal Choppers

Chose Mizzou Over: Ohio State, South Carolina

PERSONAL

• Angela Randazzo was born to Michael and Michele Randazzo on Jan. 12, 1993 in San Diego, Calif.
• Has one sibling, an older brother, Joe.
• Majoring in physical therapy and wants to be a sports physical therapist after graduation.
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