Shawn Kelley
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Shawn  Kelley

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Sweeny, TX

High School:
Sweeny

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 165

Position:
RHP

Freshman (2017):
- Third on team with 19 appearances, all in relief.
- Second on team amongst relievers with 4.82 ERA.
- Led relief corps with 2.70 ERA in Mountain West play.
- Struck out eight in 18.2 innings pitched.
- Made collegiate debut vs. LSU.
- Picked up one save on the season with three scoreless innings vs. San Jose State.
- Had 12 outings without allowing an earned run.
- 10th in the Mountain West with seven games finished.

HIGH SCHOOL (Sweeny):
Lettered four years in baseball and two in football…first-team all-state, all-county MVP and district MVP as a senior…third-team all-state as a junior…first-team all-county and first-team all-district as a sophomore and junior…team captain for three seasons…highs school baseball coach was David Luster…played summer ball for the South Texas Sliders, coached by Matt Pierce…National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 36…son of Joshua and Marisela Kelley…has a younger sister and brother…considering major in management…intends to become a pilot…hobbies are hanging out with friends and family and watching Netflix…began playing baseball at age four…greatest personal moment in sports is coming to the Air Force Academy…something not many people know about him is that he loves honey buns…guilty pleasure is eating lots of honey buns…dream vacation spot is Mahé, Seychilles…favorite role model is his father…favorite MLB team is the Houston Astros…favorite MLB player is Marcus Stroman…pregame rituals are to listen to music and sleep…enjoys listening to any music that flows well…credits his father has having the biggest impact on his baseball career…favorite quote: “Pain is temporary.  It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place.  If I quit, however, it lasts forever.”

Why I came to the Academy: “I came to the Air Force Academy to serve my country, and receive a great education: All while getting to play the game I love at a high level.”

Kelley Career Statistics

Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so 2b 3b hr bf bavg wp hbp bk sfa sha
2017 (Fr.) 4.82 0-2 19 0 0 0/0 1 18.2 22 12 10 10 8 10 0 1 76 .289 1 4 0 2 1

 

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