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Kelsi Jones
Kelsi Jones

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Height:
5-5

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R


07/02/2013

Mizzou Softball Lands 10 on SEC Academic Honor Roll

Ten Tiger softball players were selected to the SEC's Spring Academic Honor Roll

06/06/2013

2013 Mizzou Softball Season Review

The Tigers (38-14) advanced to the program's sixth-straight NCAA Super Regional

03/29/2013

No. 6 Mizzou Run-Rules South Carolina in Six, 10-2

Roth launched her second grand slam of the season to jump start Mizzou's offense

03/17/2013

No. 8 Mizzou Completes Ole Miss Series Sweep with 12-0 Win

Tigers' Thomas and Muller combine to no-hit the Rebels in five innings

03/09/2013

No. 5 Softball Surrenders 11-3 Game to No. 7 Texas A&M

Roth and Sykes hit home runs, while Marston and Sykes both collect two hits

04/01/2012

Softball Sweeps Baylor

Tigers sweep Bears

03/18/2012

Softball Sweeps Doubleheader from KU

Game 2 win over KU

05/24/2013

Missouri Softball vs. Washington - May 24, 2013

Missouri vs. Washington

04/13/2013

Missouri Softball vs. Arkansas - April 13, 2013

Missouri vs. Arkansas

03/30/2013

Missouri Softball vs. South Carolina - March 30, 2013

Missouri vs. South Carolina

03/23/2013

Missouri Softball vs Georgia Tech - March 23, 2013

Missouri vs Georgia Tech

03/09/2013

Missouri Softball vs. Texas A&M - March 9, 2013

Missouri vs. Texas A&M

Club Team: Illinois Southern Force

Chose Mizzou Over: Kentucky, Georgia, Louisville

2013 (Sophomore):
• Appeared in 28 games in 2013 with eight starts in the outfield.
• Recorded her first hit of the season, a home run, in the 5-0 win vs. San Diego at the Gaucho Classic in Santa Barbara, Calif., on Feb. 16, batting 1-for-3 in a start at right field.
• Knocked in a run with an RBI-single while pinch-hitting at UCSB (Feb. 17).
• Scored two runs on 1-for-2 batting in the five-inning, 12-0 win at Ole Miss (March 17)
• Batted 1-for-1 while pinch hitting in the second game of the Western Illinois doubleheader (May 1), a five-inning, 12-4 victory.

2012 (Freshman):
• Appeared 40 times in 2012 and started 16 games on the year, most coming in right field.
• First career hit came in Mizzou's victory over East Tennessee State to close out the season-opening Quality Inn Classic and she also swiped her first career base in the contest.
• The next game, she came off the bench and delivered a pinch-hit double against UC Davis.
• Doubled again that same weekend, recording a two-base hit against Northwestern.
• Breakout game came on March 11 against Alcorn State, where she went 3-for-3 with two home runs and five runs batted in - the most RBI in a single game by any Tiger in 2012.
• The two home runs also made her one of just two Mizzou players to have a multi-home run game on the year.
• Had a big series against Kansas, hitting a pair of three-run homers to help Mizzou to the sweep.
• In the opener, she came off the bench to deliver a pinch hit walk off blast in the bottom of the sixth to cap Mizzou's 10-0 run-rule win.
• In the series finale, Jones hit a three run homer in the third inning to highlight a six run frame. Jones finished the year with four home runs, tied for fifth-most on the team.

Carmel:
• Played center field for the Carmel Greyhounds under head coach Emily Good and helped lead the team to an Indiana Class 4A State Championship in 2011.
• Closed out her career with numerous national achievements, including being a three-time NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-American, a 2011 Under Armour All-American, 2011 ESPN Rise All-American and the Gatorade Player of the Year for Indiana.
• Was also a three-time All-Indiana selection, three time All-Conference and is the career and single season home run leader at Carmel High School.
• Was ESPN Rise's Athlete of the Day on Oct. 8, 2010.
• As a sophomore, she hit .505 with 12 home runs and 52 RBI, the most in the state.
• During her junior year, she batted .453 with nine home runs, nine doubles, 10 stolen bases and 26 RBI.
• Was invited to the adidas Futures Top 100 Camp in 2009.
• Played club ball for the Illinois Southern Force, guiding them to two 16U ASA/USA Nationals appearances and a trip to the 2011 Premiere Nationals.
• Was a National Honor Society member, and was a four-time Academic All-Conference honoree.
• Was also a four-time NFCA/Girls Got Game Scholar Athlete and a four-time Carmel High School Scholar Athlete.

Personal:
• Kelsi Jones was born to Russell and Candy Jones in Carmel, Ind. on Aug. 2, 1992. • Has one sibling, a younger sister, Adrienne.
• Father, Russell, is an attorney and attended Eastern Kentucky University. Her grandfather, Robert Jones, played football at the University of Kentucky.
• Majoring in sports psychology with hopes of one day being a sports psychologist in the NFL.


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