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Kallen Loveless
Player Profile:
Kallen Loveless 2322642
Position: Pitcher
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dorsey, Ill.
High School: Edwardsville
Major: Biomedical Engineering

Career Statistics & Career Highs

Begins her senior season ranked fifth on SLU's career ERA list (2.72).

2018 • JUNIOR | Game-by-Game Stats
• Earned NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete accolades.
• A-10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
• Played in 23 games and started 13; 22 of her appearances and 12 of her starts came in the circle.
• National rankings – 23rd in fewest walks per seven innings (1.18); 36th in strikeout-walk ratio (4.33).
• A-10 rankings (all games) – tied for third in saves (team-high two); fourth in ERA (team-best 2.43); eighth in strikeouts per seven innings (5.09); tied for 11th in complete games (nine); tied for 13th in strikeouts (65).
• A-10 rankings (conference games) – tied for second in complete games (six); sixth in ERA (2.24); tied for 12th in wins (three).
• SLU all-time single-season lists – tied for fifth in saves.
• Team leader – fielding percentage (1.000).
• Season highs – seven innings (tied career high) vs. six opponents; nine strikeouts (career high) vs. Alcorn State; four assists vs. Southeast Missouri State.
• Overcame a slow start by posting a 1.44 ERA over her final 16 appearances (eight starts).
• Fired a three-hit, 1-0 shutout vs. SIUE.
• Shut out La Salle 2-0 on five hits.
• Allowed no earned runs vs. George Washington in a 9-4 win that clinched an A-10 Championship berth for the Billikens.
• Yielded just one earned run in a 5-2 win over Dayton.
• Pitched a scoreless seventh inning to notch a save vs. La Salle.
• Earned a save vs. Murray State, striking out six in three innings while allowing just one unearned run and three hits.
• Pitched five innings of one-hit, scoreless relief in a doubleheader vs. nationally ranked Arkansas.
• Fanned six in 3.2 relief innings vs. Missouri State.
• Tough-luck losing pitcher in losses to Southeast Missouri State (1-0) and George Mason (2-1).

2017 • SOPHOMORE | Game-by-Game Stats
• Earned NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete accolades.
• Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll (minimum 3.5 GPA) both semesters.
• Made five pitching appearances, all starts; also made three starts as the designated player.
• Single-game season highs – three strikeouts and seven innings vs. Chattanooga and Southeast Missouri State; two hits vs. Western Michigan and Northwestern State; two RBIs and two runs vs. Northwestern State; six assists vs. Western Michigan.
• Allowed just 6.11 hits and 2.39 walks per seven innings.
• Yielded only one home run in 26 1/3 innings.
• Gave just three hits and four hits to Chattanooga and Southeast Missouri State, respectively, in consecutive complete-game victories.
• Doubled vs. Western Michigan and Northwestern State.
• Missed much of the season due to injury.

• Earned NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete accolades.
• Named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.5 GPA) both semesters.

Was a pitcher and first baseman at Edwardsville … as a senior, was second-team All-State, first-team All-Conference, Alton Telegraph Large School Player of the Year, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Player of the Year, Belleville News-Democrat Player of the Year and Edwardsville High School's Outstanding Senior Athlete … posted a 1.29 ERA in the circle and batted .465 with five home runs and 39 RBIs … helped lead the team to a 29-6 record and regional and sectional titles … as a junior, registered a 29-3 record and a 0.86 ERA for a 36-4 team that reached the Class 4A super-sectional final round … struck out 156 and walked only 27 in 139 innings … at the plate, posted a .504 batting average, seven home runs, a school-record 59 RBIs and 12 doubles … named Large School Player of the Year by the Alton Telegraph and was selected to the All-State, All-Area, All-Metro and All-Conference first teams … second-team All-Conference choice as a freshman and sophomore … played travel ball with Extreme Elite … also excelled in the classroom, earning Academic All-Conference laurels multiple times, a place on the Edwardsville high honor roll and National Honor Society membership.

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