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23   Kelly Hensley
Kelly Hensley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Niceville, Fla.

High School:
Niceville

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R


05/10/2014

Florida State Wins 2014 ACC Championship

The No. 4 Seminoles win their 12th ACC Championship with a 3-1 win over No. 20 Notre Dame on May 10.

05/09/2014

Seminoles Advance to ACC Title Game

Home runs by Celeste Gomez and Courtney Senas carry Florida State to a 9-1 win in five innings over North Carolina.

05/08/2014

O'Brien Blasts FSU Over Georgia Tech

Maddie O'Brien hit two home runs and drove in five RBI in Florida State's 11-5 win over Georgia Tech.

05/07/2014

Seminoles Prepare For 2014 ACC Tournament

No. 4 Florida State won the ACC regular season and is the No. 1 seed in the ACC Championships.

04/27/2014

Seniors Spark Seminoles to Shutout of GT

No. 6 Florida State allowed just three hits over seven innings in a 3-0 win against Georgia Tech on April 27.

2013 ACC SOFTBALL SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
2013 CAPITAL ONE THIRD TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN


Junior Season (2013):
Enjoyed a career year ... named a Capital One Third Team Academic All-American ... Golden Nole Award winner ... earned the ACC Top Six for Service Award for her excellent commitment to community service ... Golden Torch Award winner for the second straight season ... earned Co-MVP honors along with teammate Courtney Senas ... finished the season with 13 home runs, a .315 batting average, 54 RBIs, 110 total bases, .618 slugging percentage and 33 walks ... Hensley's 54 RBIs are tied for the third most in school history ... her 13 home runs are the third-most at Florida State ... provided the biggest moment of the season when she delivered a game-tying grand slam in the top of the seventh inning in the championship game of the Mobile Regional on May 19 against South Alabama ... won the Ah-Tah-Ti-Ki Award for the second straight year for outstanding academics at the team banquet ... also received the Most Improved Award ... recorded 11 multiple-hit games, tied for the fourth-most on the team ... led the Seminoles with 15 multiple RBI games, including two games with five or more RBIs ... recorded a 10-game hitting streak ... reached base safely in 14 straight games ... started at five positions, including second base (24), designated player (18), left field (14), first base (6) and third base (1) ... willingly moved to second base to help out a squad decimated by injuries ... was a perfect 2-for-2 from the plate with two RBIs and two runs scored against Bethune-Cookman ... knocked in five RBIs on 3-for-3 hitting with a double, a home run and two runs scored against LIU Brooklyn ... went 3-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs against Appalachian State ... had a career game against Georgia Southern batting 3-for-3 with two doubles, a home run, two runs scored and a career-high six RBIs ... had two hits and three RBIs in the second game of a doubleheader with North Carolina ... batted third for most of the season, appearing there in 36 games ... also batted first (3), fourth (12), fifth (6) and sixth (6) in the order.

Sophomore Season (2012):
Named the team's Golden Torch winner for academics ... All-ACC Academic Team member ... stepped in as an everyday starter at first base, starting in 57 of the team's 63 games played ... 54 of her starts came at first base while three were at the designated player position ... finished the year batting .258 with one home run, 14 RBIs, 12 runs scored and two doubles ... drew 20 walks, the fifth-most on the team ... tied for sixth on the team with six multiple-hit games ... tied for fourth on the squad with four multiple-RBI games ... received the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki-Award at the team banquet for academic excellence ... all six multiple-hit games were two-hit performances coming against Ole Miss, Virginia, Florida, Florida A&M, Georgia Tech and Boston College ... her lone home run was a walk-off blast against N.C. State in game two of a doubleheader that gave FSU an 8-0 win in five innings ... had two RBIs against Western Carolina, N.C. State, Virginia and Florida A&M.

Freshman Season (2011):
Finished with two home runs and nine RBIs ... started 23 games and played in 35 ... posted three multiple-hit games against Georgia Southern, Oregon State and Utah ... delivered a pinch-hit, two-run home run to help defeat Florida A&M at home on Feb. 15 ... recorded three multiple-RBI performances versus UNC Greensboro, Florida A&M and Utah.

High School:
Team leader at Niceville High ... two-time all-state first team player ... two-time team captain ... team MVP in junior season ... offensive MVP as a senior ... defensive MVP in sophomore campaign ... Northwest Florida Daily News Player of the Year ... AP Scholar with Distinction ... Honor Roll in all four years ... National Merit qualifier.

Personal:
Born on Oct. 7, 1991 ... majoring in exercise science ... daughter of Daniel and Sabrina Hensley ... wants to be a physician ... watches "Swamp People" ... favorite band is Paramore ... has a superstition of chewing double bubble for rallies ... would like to meet Peyton Manning ... favorite activity with teammates is hackey sack ... favorite home-cooked meal is steak and eggplant ... favorite ice cream flavor is Rocky Road ... favorite movie is "Harry Potter" ... wears number 23 because her father and sister wore it.

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