Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#29 Kellie Fox
Position: Shortstop
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Mt. Carmel H.S.
Other College: UCLA
Experience: 1 Letter

2014: One of the best all-around shortstops in the nation … Named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year … A third-team NFCA All-America selection … Received first-team all-Pac-12 as well as first-team all-West Region … In the offseason, competed on Team USA and helped the national team win gold in the World Cup of Softball … Started all 60 games at shortstop and in the No. 3 spot in the batting order … Knocked in 62 runs on the season, tying for second on the team and second in the Pac-12 (along with teammate Hallie Wilson), 10 behind conference leader, teammate Chelsea Goodacre … Her 62 RBI ranked 18th nationally … Collected 132 total bases, tied for third in the Pac-12, helping her to a .754 slugging percentage, which was fourth in the Pac-12 and 34th in the country … Clouted 15 doubles which tied for fifth in the Pac-12 and ranked second on the team … Finished sixth in the Pac-12 with 15 home runs, a figure that ranked fourth on the team and 39th in the country … Her 68 hits were second on the team and tied for eighth in the Pac-12 … Scored 51 runs, second on the team and ninth-most in the conference … Ranked 10th in the Pac-12 and 73rd nationally in on-base percentage (.493) …  Fifth in the Pac-12 with 123 assists … Batted .389 on the season, third on the team … Knocked two triples, second most on the team … Drew 34 walks, second most on the team … Was hit by three pitches, fourth most on the team … Led the team with 24 multi-hit games, including four three-hit affairs … Had 17 multi-RBI games, including two five-plus RBI games … Went 3-for-4 with a home run and  five RBI against Southern Miss (2/8) in her second game in an Arizona uniform … Went 3-for-4 against Cal State Fullerton (3/8) with a double and three RBI … A perfect 3-for-3 against Oregon State (3/22) with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored … Drove in five runs in a three-hit effort at California (4/11) in which she hit two doubles and scored a run … Had two multi-homer games ( two against Valparaiso, 2/28 and Utah, 4/26) … Had a six-game hitting streak (3/29-4/11) … Reached base in her first 16 games at Arizona, her longest streak of the season and third longest on the team … Had an RBI in each of her first seven games as a Wildcat … Tucson Regional: Had three hits, all doubles, in the four games … Walked twice and scored a run vs. LSU (5/17) … Drove in a run vs. LSU (5/18-2) … Lafayette Super Regional: Went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in seventh inning of game 1.  


2013: Transferred to Arizona ... Redshirted season per NCAA transfer rules.

Prior to Arizona: Spent two years (2011-12) at Pac-12 rival UCLA ... A first-team All-Pac-10 selection as a freshman in 2011 ... Batted .342 with 11 homers, 45 RBI and nine doubles in 2011 to go along with a .608 slugging percentage ... Posted a career .295 batting average at UCLA in two seasons while amassing 15 home runs, 18 doubles, a triple and 67 RBI ... Swiped 16 bases in 19 attempts ... Attended Mt. Carmel High School in San Diego and earned four varsity letters ... An all-league, all-county and all-section performer each season ... Named the CalHiSports CIF Division II Player of the Year her senior season after batting .454 with seven home runs, 38 RBI and 13 doubles.

Personal: Sister of former Wildcat shortstop Kristie Fox ... Born Kellie Lynn Fox in October, 1991 in San Diego, Calif., to Jennifer and Michael Fox ... Favorites include the television show “One Tree Hill”, singer Taylor Swift, eating sushi and the San Diego Chargers ... Lists her biggest athletic thrill as winning CIF titles all four years and being honored as an Under Armour All-American … Chose to transfer to Arizona to follow in the footsteps of her sister and to pursue a national title.

Career Honors:


NFCA All-American (Third Team)

NFCA All-West Region (First Team)

Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year

All-Pac-12 (First Team)