12 - Kimberly Keys
Kimberly Keys
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Laurinburg, N.C.
High School: Richmond Senior
Position: OF
Major: Psychology
B/T: R/R

Keys

Career

  • graduated as Guilford's career leader in batting average (.393), games (160), at-bats (532), hits (209), doubles (39), total bases (279) and RBI (121)

2012

  • earned College Division All-State recognition from the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) for the second time in her career
  • hit a team-leading .373 with 10 doubles and 25 runs batted in (RBI)
  • hit safely in all but eight contests and enjoyed 16 multiple-hit games
  • club-high 53 hits ranked seventh among Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) leaders and rank sixth in school history
  • starting center fielder collected six hits, including her lone home run of the year, and plated four in Guilford's ODAC sweep of host Sweet Briar College April 14

2011

  • started all 41 of the Quakers' contests this season and hit .382, which ranked fourth on the team
  • her team-leading 55 hits and 14 doubles ranked second in school history and third among Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) leaders
  • stood second on the team and sixth in the league with 36 runs batted in (RBI) and also scored 24 runs
  • her .507 slugging percentage ranked second on the team
  • ranked second on the team with 15 multiple-hit and eight multiple-RBI games
  • went five-for-seven with three doubles and nine RBI in the Quakers' Mar. 2 doubleheader sweep of North Carolina Wesleyan College
  • seven-for-eight with a double and three RBI in Guilford's Apr. 10 sweep of league-rival Sweet Briar College
  • owns a .400 career batting average and ranks second in school history

2010

  • earned 2010 Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III Second Team All-Atlantic Region honors
  • earned First Team All-State honors by the NCCSIA
  • a First Team All-ODAC honoree
  • set or tied five school season record this year including batting average, hits, and RBI
  • hit a career-high five homers
  • led Guilford in on-base percentage (.483) and triples
  • stands fourth in the ODAC in batting average, second in hits, fifth in RBI
  •  .691 slugging percentage ranked second on the team
  • hit .508 in 18 conference games with three homers and 25 RBI
  • had at least two hits in a club-high 19 games
  • led Guilford with 12 multiple-RBI contests
  • best performance came in the Quakers’ 14-6 win over Swarthmore College when she went three-for-four with a school-record tying two doubles and five RBI
  • also had three hits, including a homer, and five RBI in an Apr. 16 triumph at league-rival Emory & Henry College

2009

  • starting left fielder
  • Second Team All-ODAC
  • ranked third on the team with a .345 batting average, tops among the team’s rookies
  • had 12 multiple-hit contests and ranked third on the team with five games with two or more RBIs
  • enjoyed a 10-game hitting streak this season, Guilford’s longest
  • went three-for-four with a double, homer and two RBIs against Mary Baldwin
  • was six-for-nine with two RBIs in the Quakers’ doubleheader sweep at Randolph College

Personal

  • active with Guilford's Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • two-time member of Guilford's Student-Athlete Honor Roll
  • four-year letter winner at Richmond Senior H.S. under coach Wendy Heath
  • earned All-Mid-Southeastern Conference honors
  • daughter of Wally Keys and Christine Bowen
  • education studies minor