UMES Softball versus Delaware State University at Hawks Field (Photos by Lloydlee Heite)
UMES Softball versus Norfolk State University at Lady Hawks Field (Photos by Randy Stadler)
UMES Softball versus Howard University at Lady Hawks Field (Photos by Lloydlee Heite)
UMES Softball versus the University of Maryland Baltimore-County (UMBC) at Lady Hawks Field (Photos by Lloydlee Heite)
2014 (Freshman): In her first season, Cullen was named team Rookie of the Year ... as a batter, she played 38 games with 15 starts ... she finished fourth on the team in homers (1) ... notched her first career stolen base against UNC-Wilmington (February 7) ... recorded a season-high three hits in the win over Rider University (February 21) ... registered her first career homer against Coastal Carolina University (February 28) ... as a pitcher, she appeared in 31 contests, including seven starts ... led the squad in ERA (7.08) and wins (3) ... tossed a complete game in home victory over Howard University (March 22) ... picked up her first career win against Rider (February 21).
High School/Club: A four-year lettermen in softball ... Named Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the North/South Bayside All-Star Game (2013) ... A two-time First-Team Bayside-South Member (2012-13) ... Named Second Team Bayside-South Member (2011) ... A 2010 Bayside-South Honorable Mention ... A two-time Daily Times Athlete of the Week ... Recorded 12 career homeruns while attending James M. Bennett H.S. ... Member of the Delaware Diamonds White 18U Travel Team, located in Georgetown, Delaware ... Member of the National Technical Honor Society for Criminal Justice (2013) ... Made Honor Roll all four years in high school.
Personal: Born June 6, 1995 in Fruitland, MD ... Daughter of Valerie & Patrick Cullen ... Kelly has one sister, Courtney ... Major is Criminal Justice ... Pre-game routine/superstition is listening to music ... Plans to move away from the eastern shore and become a police detective ... Best advice/favorite saying received is, "I am not the best, but I have the potential to be something great" ... Hobbies outside of sports are shopping ... Favorite book/author is The Twlight Saga by Stephanie Meyers ... Favorite movie is Stepbrothers ... Personal best sports moment was defeating her biggest rival, Stephen Decatur, in 2013 ... Most influential person is her mother and father because of the endless support ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment was being accepted into the National Technical Honor Society for Criminal Justice in 2013 ... Personal athletic goal is being the best she can be ... Personal athletic goal before graduation is producing productive numbers and leaving a legacy ... Kelly's most important thing to her is family and community.