Kline Named to ECAC South All-Star Team

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Kelly Kline Recent Muhlenberg graduate Kelly Kline added to her long list of softball accolades when she was named to the ECAC Division III South All-Star second team.

Just this year, Kline was named to the Academic All-District first team, Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll , All-East Region second team and All-CC first team. She also was selected as LVAIAW softball player of the year and was a three-time honoree as CC player of the week.

Kline led the Mules in batting average (.415), home runs (9), RBI (34), runs scored (33), slugging percentage (.764), on-base percentage (.551) and walks (a school-record 29). In Division III, she ranked fifth in walks per game and 16th in on-base percentage.

A career .394 hitter, the powerful first baseman finished her tenure as the program’s all-time leader in hits (183), doubles (38), home runs (30), extra-base hits (71), total bases (317), slugging percentage (.683) and RBI (152). She put considerable distance between herself and the old records in some of those categories; the previous standards for home runs and RBI were 13 and 93, respectively.

During her career, Kline also set or tied school records for hitting streak (26 games), home runs in season (12) and game (2), extra-base hits in a season (26) and game (4), total bases in a season (105) and game (12), slugging percentage in a season (.929) and RBI in a season (51). Her final hit was a two-run walkoff single against McDaniel in the CC playoffs and gave her and her two classmates an even 100 wins in four years – a school record for any sport.