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Kelsey Kimminau
Kelsey Kimminau

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arvada, Colo.

High School:
Pomona High School

Position:
Pitcher

Bats/Throws:
R/R


04/16/2013

No. 18/21 Nebraska Rallies Late to Defeat Gophers, 4-0

Sixth-inning grand slam gives Huskers a doubleheader sweep in Lincoln.

04/07/2013

Minnesota Drops First Game of Doubleheader, 10-0

Gophers fall to Badgers in the opening game of Sunday's twinbill.

03/30/2013

Minnesota Hits Six Home Runs in 14-9 Win at Northwestern

Kaitlyn Richardson and Kayla Wenner each hit two home runs to pace Gophers.

03/23/2013

Minnesota Completes Sweep at Iowa With 10-1 Win

Gophers score eight runs in the final two innings to finish three-game sweep.

03/17/2013

Gophers Crush Georgia Southern, 7-1

Kaitlyn Richardson drives in three runs with a pair of doubles.

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2013 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Made 18 appearances and recorded four starts • tossed 36.0 innings and finished with a ERA of 5.44 • finished with two saves for her sophomore season • finished season with 20 strikeouts • came on in relief against Iowa (March 23) to pitch the final 2.1 innings for Gophers • saw scoreless seventh inning against Northwestern (March 30) to shut out the game.

2012 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Made 13 appearances and recorded one save • tossed 23.2 innings and accumulated an ERA of 5.32 • tallied seven scoreless appearances • made first career appearance against CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 12) in a shutout 1-inning outing • hurled three-complete innings against defending National Champion Arizona State (Feb. 18) and allowed five hits and three runs while fanning three batters • recorded first career save with a two-innings outing in the final game of the Illinois series (Mar. 24) • tallied longest outing against Green Bay (Apr. 11) in a 5.2-inning performance where she allowed eight hits and two runs.

HIGH SCHOOL:

Graduated from Pomona High School in Arvada, Colo. • 2010 Class 5A all-state honorable mention • hit .477 during her junior season • won regional championship in 2009 • earned all-conference and all-state accolades in 2009 • coached by Jim Biddle • spent time with the Colorado Styxx 18 Gold team.


GET TO KNOW KELSEY KIMMINAU:
Favorite professor?
Tai Mendenhall because he is hilarious and still gets his point across.

Pregame rituals/superstitions?
This is a general one for everyone, but I can't step on the chalk before the game!

First softball memory?
I remember playing catch with my dad in our front yard.

Favorite place to eat in Dinkytown?
Annie's Parlour

Favorite thing to do in the Twin Cities?
I love shopping at the Mall of America.

Favorite TV show as a kid?
Powerpuff Girls

Guilty pleasure song?
"Beautiful Soul" by Jesse McCartney

Bucket List
Learn to skateboard
Go skydiving

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