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      Kelly Edmundson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Germantown, Tenn.

High School:
Houston

Last College:
University of Memphis

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
Catcher

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R

2006 - SENIOR
One of the most powerful hitters in the UT lineup, he started 52 games for the Vols ... Logged 37 starts as the designated hitter and 13 starts behind the plate ... Hit .301 with 55 hits, 16 doubles, 39 RBIs and nine home runs ... Led the SEC with 19 hit-by-pitches ... Ranked second on the team with a .536 slugging percentage ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBIs during UT's 6-5 loss at 18th-ranked Florida Atlantic Feb. 5 ... Had a pair of hits against third-ranked Georgia Tech Feb. 24 ... Slugged a 400-foot home run to dead-centerfield against Coastal Carolina Feb. 26 at Coastal Federal Field minor-league park ... Was Tennessee's offensive leader during the Oakland (Mich.) series March 3-5, batting .625 with four runs and three RBIs ... Was hit by an SEC-leading 11 pitches through the first 13 games of the season ... Provided the go-ahead RBI as the Vols rallied to defeat Akron March 10 ... Had a pair of RBI doubles March 14 vs. Siena ... Homered against Siena March 15 ... Had a 10-game hit streak snapped March 17 at sixth-ranked Mississippi State ... Scored three times and drove in three runs on two hits against Tennessee Tech March 21 ... Had four hits and a pair of runs during the series vs. No. 26 Kentucky March 24-26 ... Had two doubles during a three-hit, two RBI outing against ETSU March 29 ... Hit a solo home run at No. 10 Arkansas March 31, marking Tennessee's only run of the day ... Drove in two runs on two hits at Arkansas April 1 ... Scored three runs at ETSU April 5 ... Hit a three-run homer during the final game of the Vanderbilt series May 6 Smacked a go-ahead two-run homer at No. 15 South Carolina May 12 and then teed off on a three-run blast one day later as UT clinched the series ... Earned a place in Tennessee baseball history May 16 against Belmont when he became the second UT player ever to hit two home runs in a single inning ... His two-homer eighth inning marked the first two-home run inning at Lindsey Nelson Stadium ... His six game stretch from May 6-16 saw him record five home runs, 13 RBIs and an impressive 1.087 slugging percentage ... Had two in hits in his final game as a Vol and crushed a mammoth solo home run to right field in his final collegiate at-bat May 20 vs. eighth-ranked Alabama ... Finished with a team-best .993 fielding percentage ... Recorded 20 multi-hit games and a team-high 12 multi-RBI games ... Hit .292 vs. left-handed pitching and .304 against right-handers.

2005 - JUNIOR
Served as the Vols' designated hitter for 39 games while catching for 14 contests ... Finished the season having batted .328 with 75 hits, eight home runs and 39 RBIs ... His 16-game hitting streak was the second-longest such streak of the season by any Vol ... Recorded 20 multi-hit games and nine-multi-RBI games ... Went 4-for-5 with two runs scored vs. Morehead State March 4 ... Hit his first home run of the season vs. Morehead State March 6 ... Totaled two doubles and a triple while going 3-for-3 with two runs and three RBIs vs. Oakland March 9 ... Scored four runs and hit a pair of doubles vs. Radford March 11 ... Exploded for two home runs, six RBIs and three runs scored at ETSU March 23 ... Homered in back-to-back games vs. Eastern Kentucky April 5 and at Kentucky April 8 ... Hit a solo home run at Tennessee Tech April 20 ... Smacked a three-run homer vs. Tennessee Temple April 26 ... Went 4-for-5 with one RBI and one run scored at LSU May 13 ... Scored three runs while going 3-for-3 vs. Georgia May 21 ... Homered vs. LSU in the SEC tournament May 26 ... Played for the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League during the summer and led the team with three home runs while ranking second with 14 RBIs.

2004 - SOPHOMORE
Served a majority of the season as the backup catcher, and an injury to the starter pressed him into service for the final 11 games ... Played in 37 games making all 16 of his starts at catcher ... Hit .264 with three home runs and 15 RBI ... Hit solo (ETSU March 23), two-run (UNCW June 5) and three-run (UNCA April 28) home runs ... Had three multi-hit and four multi-RBI games ... Reeled off a career-best five-game hitting streak from May 21-27, batting .273 ... Collected two doubles against Carson-Newman April 14 ... Three of his first four hits on the season were doubles ... Had game-winning hit in the ninth vs. Florida May 21 ... Hit .303 in SEC play with two RBI ... Had two hits and three RBI in the SEC tournament ... Had two hits with a home run and two RBI in the NCAA tournament ... Hit .133 against left-handers, .333 vs. right-handers and .240 with runners in scoring position ... A successful pinch hitter who was 4-for-12 with two doubles and three RBI ... Played with the Woodstock River Bandits in the Valley Baseball League ... Selected to the Southern Division All-Star team and twice named Valley League Player of the Week (June 23 and June 29) ... In the first week, he hit .419 while crossing the plate nine times and batting-in eight ... During the second week, he picked up eight hits in 22 at bats with two doubles, two RBI and five runs ... Finished the season batting .305 with 13 doubles, three home runs and 24 RBI while starting all 37 games played.

UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS
2003 - FRESHMAN
Served as the backup catcher for the Memphis Tigers in 2003 ... Appeared in 15 games, making eight starts at catcher and one as the DH ... Hit .263 with one double, five runs scored and two RBI ... Posted a four-hit game with one RBI and three runs scored versus UT-Martin April 2 ... Collected an RBI double against Mississippi State March 18 ... Had a season-high five-game hit streak from March 18-April 2.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner at Houston High School where he played catcher for head coach Lane McCarter ... Batted .300 in his last season as team went 23-15 ... Earned All-Area honors in 2002, and had a career batting average of .325 ... Member of 18-and-under 2002 AAU World Series team.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kelly Edward Edmundson ... Born Oct. 3, 1983, in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Lee and Polly Edmundson ... Has one brother, Kyle ... Father played golf at Michigan State ... Enjoys a vacation on the island of St. Thomas ... Academic major: Advertising.

Year
Avg
GP
GS
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
TB
SLG%
BB
HBP
SO
GDP
OB%
SF
SH
SB
ATT
PO
A
E
FLD%
2004
.264
37
16
87
14
23
6
0
3
15
38
.437
4
1
11
0
.304
0
0
0
0
157
15
5
.972
2005
.328
62
53
229
43
75
16
1
8
39
117
.511
10
12
43
5
.379
5
0
3
5
132
15
2
.987
2006
.301
52
50
183
35
55
16
0
9
39
98
.536
18
19
28
9
.416
1
0
0
0
124
10
1
.993
TOTAL
.307
151
119
499
92
153
38
1
20
93
253
.507
32
32
82
14
.381
6
0
3
5
413
40
8
.983
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