Name: Kelly Barnhill
Sport: Softball
Discipline(s): Softball
Position: Pitcher
Height: 5'8"
DOB: 3/31/1997
Birthplace: Marietta, Ga.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Pope High School
College: Florida - 2019
Team/Club: EC Bullets Gold - Greg Schnute
World Championship Experience
  • 2016 WBSC Women's World Championship Gold Medalist; Pitched four innings with four strikeouts and two hits allowed
  • 2015 WBSC Junior Women's World Championship Gold Medalist; Led the U.S. staff with a 6-0 record, 51 strikeouts and a 0.54 ERA in 26 innings pitched
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017 Pan American Championship Gold Medalist; Struck out 40 batters in 20 innings pitched with a 3-0 record and a 0.35 ERA
  • 2017 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year
  • 2017 ESPY for Best Female Collegiate Athlete
Personal: Wears No. 11...Parents are Jeter and Susie Barnhill...Personal motto: “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”- Dr. Seuss...Dream job is to work for a transnational corporation after playing professional softball in the USA and overseas in Japan and Europe...Three words to describe her: quirky, driven and loyal...On what it means to play for USA Softball: "It's a dream come true. It's been my dream since I was a little girl to have the honor of representing my country while playing the sport I love."...What non-softball sport she'd like to try: Beach volleyball
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COLLEGIATE HONORS

2018:  Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division I Softball team... Academic All-American® of the Year for Division I softball...Player of the Year Top-4 Finalist... Honda Sports Award finalist...SEC Pitcher of the Year...NFCA First Team All-American...All-SEC First Team... NFCA All-Southeast Region First Team...USA Softball Player of the Week (February 27)...Louisville Slugger/NFCA Pitcher of the Week (February 27).

2017: USA Softball Player of the Year...SEC Pitcher of the Year... NFCA First Team All-American...All-SEC First Team...NFCA All-Southeast Region First Team...SEC Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 20, April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2) ...USA Softball Co-Player of the Week (April 18) ...Louisville Slugger/NFCA Pitcher of the Week (April 18) ...espnW Player of the Week (April 18) ...CoSIDA All-American First Team.

2016: NFCA Freshman of the Year Top Three Finalist ...Third Team All-Southeast Region ...SEC All-Freshman Team ...SEC Freshman of the Week (March 21, May 9) ...SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll.

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