Kelly Dyer

Kelly Dyer

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eugene, Ore.

High School:
Churchill HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
P/INF

Experience:
3V

Bat/Throw:
R/R

OREGON STATE
2008 (Junior):
Kelly Dyer appeared in 42 games, starting 33 as pitcher ... Earned second team CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 honors and named to Pac-10 All-Academic First Team ... Named the Everyday Champion for the week of May 3-9 ... Posted a 3.66 ERA with a 11-18 overall record ... Finished the season third in the nation for saves with five ... Tallied four complete game shutouts on 14 complete games pitched ... Threw 181.2 innings with 112 total strikeouts ... Earned the complete game win over No. 22 Georgia (Feb. 7) with five strikeouts at the Cathedral City Kickoff, adding a season-high five defensive assists ... Earned back-to-back shutouts against Portland State (Apr. 8 and Apr. 15), holding the Vikings to a two-hitter in the second game with six strikeouts ... Pitcher of record in both Civil War wins (Mar. 21 and Apr. 11), giving up only two runs between the two games ... Threw all 9.0 innings against No. 4 Washington (Apr. 18), allowing only four hits and one run ... Posted a season-high eight strikeouts against Utah (Feb. 14) at the Louisville Slugger Invitational ... Recorded a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage with 12 putouts and 45 assists ... Helped turn a pair of double plays ... Caught five stealing ... Gave up only 43 walks.
2008 (Sophomore): Appeared in 52 games, starting 38 as pitcher, and started two as the designated player ... Earned All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention honors and Pac-10 All-Academic First Team accolades ... Posted a 2.72 ERA on 259.2 innings pitched with a 19-25 record ... Emerged as the No. 1 pitcher for the Beavers, appearing in all 21 games against Pac-10 opponents, starting 19 ... Threw 12.0 innings against No. 1 Arizona State (Apr. 5), allowing only three runs, two earned, in close 3-2 decision ... Chalked up 192 strikeouts and gave up only 68 walks ...Tallied a pair of saves against New Mexico State (Feb. 8) and Northern Illinois (Mar. 15) ... Allowed only one hit against Oregon (Apr. 18), throwing a career-high tying 10 strikeouts ... Threw five shutouts of her 23 complete games ... Held opponents to a .263 batting average ... Offensively, hit .188 with five RBI on 16 at bats ... Went 1-for-1 with an RBI against Loyola (Mar. 1) ... Earned a pair of RBI on a 1-for-1 performance against Idaho State (Mar. 21) ... Hit her lone double of the season at No. 23 Washington (Mar. 30), tallying two RBI ... Stole one base on one attempt ... Posted a .892 fielding percentage with 13 putouts and 53 assists.
2007 (Freshman): Appeared in 17 games, starting four, mostly as a pinch hitter, designated player or pitcher ... Had a 2-0 record on seven appearances in the circle with two combined shutouts ... Hit .267 with four hits, one run and seven RBI ... As a pinch hitter against Towson (Mar. 16) hit her lone triple of the season on her one at bat, scored a run and tallied an RBI ... Threw 10 strikeouts in five innings in her second start of the season against Northern Colorado (Mar. 28) only allowing two singles and one run ... Went 1-for-2 against Portland State (Apr. 10) hitting a two-RBI double ... Posted a 1.000 fielding percentage with four putouts and four assists.

CHURCHILL HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year starter and letterwinner for coach Eric Leyba ... Three-time Midwestern League Most Valuable Player ... Four-time Midwestern League honoree ... Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Oregon as a senior ... Three-time All-State selection ... Class 4A Player of the Year ... Three-time Churchill Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year as a freshman ... Pitched three perfect games as a sophomore and as a junior ... Appeared in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd in 2004 ... Earned multiple KMTR-TV Prep Athlete of the Week recognition ... KEZI-TV and Register-Guard Prep Athlete of the Week ... Army Female Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Played in the Oregon senior All-Star game ... National Honor Society member ... Honor Roll student ... Key Club senior representative.

PERSONAL
Born in Roseburg, Ore. ... Daughter of Kathy and Bud Dyer ... Has two older sisters, Lindsey and Krystal ... Majoring in Human Development and Family Sciences ... Considering a career as a social worker ... Former prep teammates currently playing NCAA Division I softball include Beavers Tarah Black and Dani Chisholm, Kaycee Gamez at Arizona State and Lily Rogers at George Washington ... Biggest athletic thrill to date was going to China to play softball ... Chose to attend Oregon State because, "I loved the team and the coaches and Corvallis was just far enough away from Eugene!"

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