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Sullivan, IN (Sullivan)
Bats/Throws: R/R
MAJOR: Exercise Science

2009: Enters the season ranked third all-time at USI in career doubles...needs just 10 more doubles to become the school's all-time leader...also ranks fifth all-time at USI in career RBIs and is tied for sixth in career home runs.

2008: Earned Academic All-GLVC honors for the third straight season after hitting .282 with 10 doubles and 25 RBIs...showed a lot of improvement in the field, recording a .951 fielding percentage in 185 chances at shortstop...tied for the team lead in doubles and was fourth on the team in RBIs...had a season-best eight-game hitting streak that saw her hit .429 with three doubles and five RBIs...recorded two or more hits in 14 games, including a season-best three hits against national runner-up Emporia State...also had five multi-RBI games, including a season-best three RBIs against Wayne State...had her batting average hovering around the .300 mark for much of the season, reaching a season-best .328 in mid-April.

2007: Had a breakthrough season as a sophomore, earning honorable mention All-GLVC honors...led the GLVC with 45 RBIs and was second in the conference with a team-leading 18 doubles...hit .326 with a team-high tying seven home runs...recorded two or more hits in 15 games and had two or more RBIs in 11 games...hit .462 with two doubles, a home run, and seven RBIs in the GLVC Tournament...tied for second on the team with seven stolen bases...was 7-of-8 in stolen base attempts...recorded a season-high four RBIs against North tied for fifth all-time at USI with 10 career home runs...earned Academic All-GLVC honors for the second straight year.

2006: Played and started in 56 of USI's 57 games, primarily in centerfield, as a freshman...was second on the team with 11 doubles and tied for fifth on the squad with 20 RBIs...hit .219 with a triple, three home runs, and 19 runs scored...also had 10 sacrifices...had five multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games...also displayed an excellent arm as she recorded eight assists from the outfield...earned Academic All-GLVC honors.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Sullivan High School (Sullivan) where she competed in softball, basketball, and volleyball...led SHS in batting average as a freshman, sophomore, and junior, recording a career-high average of .478 in 2003...three-time All-County selection in softball and basketball...earned All-Conference softball honors in 2003 and 2004 and was a member of the SHS’s 2002 conference championship softball team...also helped SHS to three conference championships as well as the 2003 sectional championship in basketball.

PERSONAL: Born March 28, 1987...daughter of Dean and Cherlyn McKinley.

Career Statistics
Yr     BA   GP   AB   R   H  RBI  2B  3B  HR  TB  BB  SO  SB  FLD%
06   .219   56  146  19  32   20  11   1   3  54  11  16   2  .940
07   .326   56  172  32  56   45  18   0   7  95  13  29   7  .922
08   .282   53  156  17  44   25  10   0   0  54  10  16   1  .951
Tot. .278  165  474  68 132   90  39   1  10 203  10  61  10  .9

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