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Amanda Vance-Kellum Athlete Profile

#6 Amanda Vance-Kellum

Amanda Vance-Kellum
Position: Designated Hitter Height: 5-8 Roster Years: 2008-2010 Hometown: Sandy, UT

Personal

  • Daughter of John and Janese
  • Has one brother and two sisters
  • Sisters played softball for UVSC and Ricks College
  • Loves spending time outdoors
  • Majoring in fitness and wellness
  • Married to Larry Kellum

Before BYU

  • Played one season at Dixie State College
  • Maintained a .392 batting average at DSC
  • Four-year letter winner for softball and three-year letter winner in volleyball at Alta High School
  • Also lettered in Volleyball
  • Named to the 2004 & 2005 5A All-State second team

Stats

YEAR  AVG  AB  R   H  2B  3B   HR  RBI  TB   SLG%   BB   OB%
2008  .333 189 43 63  13   4   8   42   108  .571   14   .385
2009  .169  65  3 11   2   0   1    5    16  .246    3   .206
2010  .247 146 15 36   6   0   7   28    63  .432    8   .291


2008 | Sophomore Year

  • Made an immediate impact as a sophomore transfer, batting .333 with 42 RBI, 13 doubles, and 8 home runs
  • An integral part of the defense as a utility player, but made strongest contributions as designated player
  • Went 4-for-5 against Illinois on March 7
  • Had season-high three RBI going 2-for-2 against San Diego State on April 24
  • Had a 16-game hitting streak stretching from April 3 to April 24 and raising her batting average from .323 to .369
  • Named All-MWC for her designated player efforts

2009 | Junior Year

  • Appeared in 30 games and started 15
  • Had a .169 batting average with 11 hits, 5 RBI's 2 doubles, one home run and walked 3 times
  • Had an on-base percentage of .206
  • Continued to make an impact as a utility player and designated runner and hitter

2010 | Senior Year

  • Played in 54 games, starting 50
  • Hit a bases-clearing double for 3 RBI at UNLV (5/8)
  • Ended the game on the mercy rule with a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning, giving her 1 hit, 1 run and 4 RBI against Colorado State (4/29)
  • Went 2-for-4 with a home run and a double, tacking on 3 RBI and 1 run in game two of a doubleheader against Idaho State (4/27)
  • Hit 3-for-5 at UVU (4/13) with a double
  • Hit a solo home run at No. 19 Texas A&M (3/5)
  • Hit a home run against No. 9 Georgia Tech (2/19), bringing in 3 RBI and 1 run