Senior speedster talks with Sting Daily on fall softball practice
Former Yellow Jacket All-American Caitlin Lever eager to go from pro player to college coach
Former Yellow Jacket star Kelsi Weseman slugging up a storm professionally
Seniors Kuzma, Weseman, and Bear earned the honor for the third time in their career
Issue No. 148, May 24, 2012
Kelly Delashmit of Georgia Tech Softball interviews her senior All-American teammate Kelsi Weseman. The duo discuss the upcoming week, including the Yellow Jackets game vs Georgia
Senior shortstop Kelsi Weseman talks with RamblinWreck.com about what she will bring to the team in 2012, how she spent her summer and what she is looking forward to most in the 2012 season.
2009 ACC Freshman of the Year
2009 All-ACC (First Team)
2009 ACC All-Tournament Team
2009 All-ACC Academic Team
2010 All-ACC Academic Team
2010 All-ACC (First Team)
2010 All-Southeast Region (Second Team)
2010 ACC All-Tournament Team
2011 April 12 - ACC Player of the Week
2011 May 10 - ACC Player of the Week
2011 ACC Player of the Year
2011 All-ACC (First Team)
2011 All-Southeast Region (First Team)
2011 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American (Second Team)
As a Junior (2011): Started and played in all 57 games of the season finishing the year with a .424 batting average, the highest on the team and 30th in the nation ... Racked up 67 hits via 17 doubles, three triples and 21 home runs, second all time in the Tech record books and seventh in the nation ... Her home runs per game average of 0.37 ranked fifth in the nation in 2011 ... Drove in 65 runners, 1.14 per game, which ranked 14th in the nation and tallied 153 total bases for a slugging percentage of .968 which ranks second in the Tech record books and second in the nation in 2011 ... Netted 18 multi-hit games on the season including five of the three hit variety ... Had at least one homer in five-straight games from April 9 to April 16 capped by a 3-for-3 four RBI, two home run, one double game against North Carolina (April 16) ... Netted a hit against Oklahoma State (May 20) and Liberty (May 21) in the NCAA Knoxville Regional.
As a Sophomore (2010): Started in all 62 games for the Jackets while earning All-Conference honors for the second straight season...Hit .330 at the plate, 8th best in the ACC, with a .632 slugging percentage,7th best in the conference... Was third on the team and 6th in the ACC in on-base percentage at .447...Finished 38th in the country and 2nd in the conference with 58 runs scored...Ranked 6th in the ACC in hits with 61 and 4th in RBI with 52... Also added 12 home runs on the year to tie for 6th in the ACC...5th in the conference in double plays fielded with 9...Crushed a game-winning grand slam over No. 21 Northwestern in the Louisville Slugger Desert Classic (Feb. 19)...Hit her second home run that same day in Tech's comeback win over BYU...Was 2-for-3 against Arkansas (Feb. 27) with a home run and three RBI... Had two doubles while going 3-for-4 with four RBI versus Mercer (March 14)... Again went 3-for-4 at Texas A&M (March 24) with a double and a run scored... Added a home run and two RBI while going 2-for-3 against Boston College (April 18)...Was 2-of-4 with a home run and two RBI in a conference matchup with NC State (May 1)...Against North Carolina in the ACC Championship Tournament (May 15), went 2-for-3 with a home run, double and two RBI.
As a Freshman (2009): Georgia Tech's first ACC Freshman of the Year since 2006 ... Missed all of the NCAA Tournament following surgery for a broken arm she suffered in the ACC Championship game against Florida State (May 10) ... Started 56 games at shortstop before suffering the injury ... Second on the team, third in the ACC and 40th nationally with a .406 batting average ... Had 45 runs scored (second in ACC, 71st nationally), 63 hits (sixth in ACC), 15 doubles (second in ACC, 69th nationally), two triples, nine home runs (tied for eighth in ACC), 48 RBI (second in ACC, 48th nationally), 109 total bases (third in ACC), .703 slugging percentage (fourth in ACC, 52nd nationally), 19 walks, 16 hit by pitches (24th nationally) and a .510 on-base percentage (second in ACC, 24th nationally) ... Had a .937 fielding percentage and only three of her 12 errors on the season came after April 1 ... Reached base safely in all but four of her 56 games ... Had 16 multi-hit and 12 multi-RBI games ... Enjoyed hitting streaks of at least five games four times during the season, including a high of nine games from March 10-24 ... Batted .633 with seven doubles, two home runs, 11 RBI and a 1.809 OPS during the hitting streak ... Went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 13) ... Had a 3-for-4 day with two doubles and a RBI against Winthrop (March 18) ... In a doubleheader against Virginia Tech (March 21), went 5-for-8 with seven runs scored, one double, one RBI and a home run ... In back-to-back games at Boston College (April 4-5), went 6-for-7 with three runs scored, two home runs and five RBI ... Had a 4-for-4 day with three runs scored, a double, a home run and five RBI at Virginia (April 18).
High School: Four-year letterwinner for coach Jessica Poole ... Led team to a district championship in 2008 and finished season ranked 25th in the state ... Four-time, first-team all-district and academic all-district, three-time all-state, all-region, all-county and district MVP ... Was also a academic all-state selection in 2008 and U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete... Participated in the Texas Girl's Coaches Association All-Star Game as well as the Greater Austin Area All-Star Game ... Batted .619, .593 and .562 her sophomore through seniors seasons, respectively, while combining for 13 home runs, 90 RBI and a slugging percentage well over 1.000 ... Member of the National Honor Society, Historian and Fellowship of Christian Athletes while also holding the title of president of Mu Alpha Theta ... Played summer ball for the Texas Blaze.
Personal: Born Kelsi Lynn Devereaux Weseman on August 31, 1990, in Austin, Texas ... Parents are Gary and Lori Weseman ... Has two brothers, Travis and Zachary ... An Industrial Engineering major.
Weseman's Career Hitting Statistics
Single Game Highs:
Hits: 4, at Virginia, Apr 18, 2009; at Virginia Tech, Mar 21, 2009
Doubles: 2, 7 times
Triples: 1, 6 times
Home runs: 2, North Caroline, Apr 16, 2011; Goergia Southern, Mar 15, 2011
Total bases: 10, North Caroline, Apr 16, 2011
RBI: 5, at Virginia, Apr 18, 2009; Georgia Southern, Mar 15, 2011; Florida State, May 7, 2011
Runs scored: 4, at Virginia Tech, Mar 21, 2009
Walks: 2, 11 times
Hit by pitch: 2, 4 times
Struck out: 2, 8 times
At bats: 5. at Virginia Tech, Apr 9, 2011; at Virginia Tech, Mar 21, 2009; At Maryland, May 2, 2009