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Kelley Montalvo
Kelley Montalvo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Pace

Height:
5-0

Position:
Infielder

B/T:
R/R



Career Stats

2009 (SENIOR): Played and started in 64 games in her senior season ... was a USA Softball Player of the Year candidate ... named to the NFCA All-District team ... named to the Women's College World Series All-Tournament team ... was an All-SEC preseason selection ... was named to the All-SEC first team ... was named to the SEC All-Defensive team ... batted .316 (49-for-155) with six home runs and 37 RBI ... led the team and ranked third in the SEC with 59 runs scored ... led the conference and ranked 10th in the country with 52 walks and only struck out 16 times ... her 52 walk broke the Alabama single season record of 51 set by Kelly Kretschman ... sported a .505 on base percentage which ranked seventh in the conference ... stole 21 bases n 26 attempts ... had nine multi-hit and multi-RBI games ... batted .283 (17-for-60) with a home run and eight RBI during SEC play ... her .532 on base percentage during league play ranked second in the SEC ... ranked fifth in runs with 24, second in doubles with seven and walks with 23 ... batted 2-for-4 with two stolen bases against South Alabama on Feb. 8 ... hit her first home run of the season and drove in three against Notre Dame at the BAMA Bash on Feb. 14 ... batted 2-for-2 with a home run and three RBI against No. 8 Oklahoma at the Cathedral City Classic ... hit a home run and drove in two against No. 19 Southern Illinois at the Leadoff Classic on Feb. 27 ... batted 2-for-3 with two runs, a home run and two RBI at UAB on March 10 ... went 2-for-2 at the plate with a home run, two runs and two RBI against Mississippi State on March 14 ... hit two doubles and drove in a run against No. 20 LSU on March 18 ... scored three runs and walked three times against Mississippi on March 21 ... scored two runs and drew two walks in back-to-back games against Arkansas ... scored and drove in a run to open the Tuscaloosa Regional against Mississippi Valley State on May 15 ... batted 2-for-2 with a run and a walk against Texas in the regional championship game on May 17 ... batted 2-for-3 with two RBI and a double to open Super Regional play against Jacksonville State on May 22 ... hit a home run, walked three times and scored three runs in the WCWS clinching game against Jacksonville State on May 23 ... hit 3-for-4 with three runs and two RBI in Alabama's 14-0 win over No. 9 Arizona at the WCWS on May 30 ... batted 2-for-4 with one RBI and a run scored against No. 1 Florida on May 31 ... finished the WCWS 6-for-13 with four runs, three RBI, a .462 batting average and a .500 slugging percentage.

2008 (JUNIOR): Montalvo was productive both at the plate and in the field en route to first-team Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-America honors ... the at-large selection also garnered first-team All-America recognition from Easton ... a first-team All-SEC selection and a second-team NFCA All-South Region choice ... Montalvo was named to the SEC All-Defensive Team after making just three errors all season in 175 chances at the hot corner for a .983 fielding percentage ... that percentage was even better in SEC play as the diminutive third baseman fielding .985, making just one error in 68 opportunities ... at the plate, Montalvo produced career highs in batting average (.373), at bats (169), runs scored (46), triples (2) and RBI (54) ... the 54 RBI ranked fifth in the SEC ... she also blasted 10 home runs while pounding out 15 doubles for a .663 slugging percentage that ranked second on the team and sixth in the SEC ... posted a .511 on-base percentage that led the team, ranked second in the SEC and 20th nationally ... posted a season-best 12-game hitting streak from Feb. 9 to Feb. 23 ... went 2 for 3 with three RBI, a double and a run scored vs. Jacksonville State on Feb. 9 to start the 12-game hitting streak ... batted .429 during the hitting streak with 11 RBI ... was 2 for 3 with two stolen bases against Georgia Tech on Feb. 14 ... earned Hampton Inn Bama Bash and Crimson Classic All-Tournament honors ... connected for her first home run of the season on Feb. 22 vs. Illinois in the adidas Golden Panther Invitational ... also swiped four bases during the adidas Golden Panther Invitational ... belted her second home run on the season against Portland State on Feb. 29 ... was named SEC, USA Softball and NFCA Player of the Week for the week of March 9 after leading the Crimson Tide to a series win over Tennessee ... hit .778 (7 for 9) with nine runs scored, seven hits, six walks, two doubles and a 1.333 slugging percentage over that week ... was 2 for 2 with two RBI, two walks and a double on March 25 vs. UAB ... was 4 for 9 with a home run and two RBI with a .545 on-base percentage at Auburn ... Montalvo hit .533 over a five-game stretch that included Arkansas and South Carolina with three doubles, a triple and five RBI ... was 1 for 2 with two RBI vs. Samford on April 23 ... was 2 for 3 with a home run and three RBI vs. Northwestern on April 29 in Chicago ... hit .500 at Georgia with a grand slam and six RBI ... went 4 for 5 with six RBI in the Saturday, May 3, doubleheader with the Dawgs, including her second grand slam of the season ... blasted two home runs in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional - one vs. Chattanooga and one vs. Jacksonville State ... was 4 for 9 with four RBI and three runs scored in the regional ... drew two walks in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Super Regional vs. Missouri ... started at third base and reached base in all four Tide games at the Women's College World Series at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... was 1 for 3 with a RBI double against two-time defending national champion Arizona on May 31 ... singled vs. Louisiana-Lafayette in the nightcap on May 31 as Alabama advanced for the first time in the WCWS semifinals.

2007 (SOPHOMORE): Montalvo developed into one of the top third basemen in the SEC as a sophomore ... she garnered NFCA All-South Region first team honors ... started 63 games at third base for Alabama ... hit .346 with 45 runs scored and 43 RBI ... posted a .667 slugging percentage with a team-best 16 doubles and 11 home runs ... reached base at a .428 clip while stealing 12 bases ... boasted a .962 fielding percentage at the hot corner with just eight errors in 208 chances ... posted a .329 batting average in SEC play with five doubles, six home runs and 15 RBI while stealing all 12 of her bases ... finished second among all players in both home runs and slugging percentage in the conference ... ranked in the top 100 nationally in slugging percentage (.667) and doubles per game (.25) ... finished ranked third in the SEC in slugging percentage, tied for second in doubles, tied for sixth in home runs and fifth in assists ... set the school single-game record with three doubles against Florida State in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional on May 19 ... was outstanding in regional play, going 10-for-16 (.625) with eight runs scored, six doubles, one home run, 10 RBI and 1.188 slugging percentage ... matched career highs with three hits and three runs scored to go with two doubles and four RBI against California in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional ... had a career-long six game hitting streak from May 10-20 ... was 4 for 7 with two runs, one home run and five RBI in the Kentucky series ... went 3-for-3 with three runs, two RBI, one double and one home run in the Auburn series finale ... led off the game with a home run against Louisiana Tech in her first game in the leadoff spot and finished 3 for 3 with two runs and three RBI on March 27 ... was 2 for 3 with two doubles at Florida on March 14 ... went 2 for 3 with a run scored and a RBI vs. Oklahoma State on Feb. 11, including her second home run in as many days ... tallied 14 multi-hit games with three hits four times ... drove in two or more runs in 13 contests with three RBI in five games and four RBI against California on May 19 ... batted .353 (24-of-68) with runners in scoring position.

2006 (FRESHMAN): Montalvo earned Freshman All-SEC honors after hitting .285 overall and .311 in SEC play ... finished with five doubles and three home runs while driving in 20 ... posted a .408 on-base percentage ... had two home runs and 14 RBI during SEC play ... drove in two runs in first collegiate game against Eastern Kentucky on Feb. 10 ... hit her first career home run vs. Missouri State (2/19) ... went 2-for-2 with a career-best five RBI, two runs scored, including three-run home run vs. South Carolina on March 12 ... turned in a 2-for-2 performance against Tennessee in the series finale on March 26 with a double and two RBI ... SEC Freshman of the Week on April 24 after going 6 for 9 with three runs scored, one double and one RBI in a three-game sweep of Georgia (4/22) ... connected for her first collegiate grand slam in the final game at Arkansas on May 6 ... hit .400 (4-of-10) with the bases loaded, one home run and 10 RBI.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Montalvo earned first-team All-State honors as a senior in 2004 ... also garnered first-team All-Dade accolades in 2004 and was named the Dade County Player of the Year ... captured All-State honors as a junior along with first-team All-Dade recognition and Dade Player of the Year ... earned her first All-State honors following her sophomore season at Pace High School ... played ASA softball for Davie Power ... Kelley is the daughter of Fernando and Grisel Montalvo ... began playing softball at age 5 ... has a younger brother, Julian and a younger sister, Angie ... born July 24, 1987 in Miami, Fla.

     
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