GW Hatchet, 5/9/11
2011 Season: Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team selection ... finished regular season as Atlantic 10 leader in home runs (15) and second in total bases (136) ... led team in batting average (.358), slugging percentage (.624), on base percentage (.431), runs (40), hits (78), RBI (41), total bases (136), home runs (15), walks (26) and stolen bases (11) ... also led team with 22 multiple hit games and 11 multiple RBI games ... had two separate 11 game hitting streaks ... also reached base safely in 17 consecutive games, including 11 straight to end the season ... will leave GW ranked sixth all-time in home runs, ninth in RBI, 10th in total bases and 11th in at-bats.
Summer 2010: Played for the Newport (RI) Gulls of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) and was named Defensive Player of the Year ... finished the 47-game season batting .291 with three home runs and 20 RBIs ... ranked second on team with 44 hits and 23 runs scored ... also finished tied for the team lead with 21 walks ... finished the season with a perfect fielding percentage and tallied four outfield assists ... named NECBL All-Star, contributed to the Eastern Division's 10-0 victory with a RBI double ... also won "Outfield Throw" competition, which measured arm strength and accuracy.
Newport Gulls Statistics
2010 Season: Atlantic 10 All-Conference second team selection ... played in 52 games, starting 51 in CF ... ranked second on team with .381 batting average, 15 homeruns and 56 RBIs ... 72 total hits with 13 doubles, both ranking as third best on team ... collected 130 total bases while slugging .688 ... 19 walks ... stole eight bases ... led team with six sacrifice flies ... .436 OBP ... 21 multi-hit games ... recorded multiple RBIs in 16 games ... went 3-for-4 with 2 homeruns and four RBIs against Georgetown (3/19) ... was 4-for-7 with two homeruns and 6 RBIs in doubleheader sweep of Duquesne (3/27) ... had 13 game hit streak from 3/27-4/13, hitting .458 with four homeruns, 18 RBIs and 13 runs scored ... also had 12 game hit streak from 4/23-5/14, hitting .409 with six homeruns, 16 RBIs and 11 runs ... hit safely in 33 out of the final 40 games on season.
Summer 2009: Played for the Martinsville Mustangs in the Coastal Plain League, a wood-bat collegiate summer league featuring college players from around the nation ... batted .279 with two home runs and 21 RBIs in 39 games ... collected 41 hits and seven doubles ... was a perfect 7-for-7 stealing bases.
Martinsville Mustangs Statistics
2009 Season: Appeared in 53 games and started 50 ... All of his appearances came at the center field position ... Hit .272 and recorded an on-base percentage of .350 ... Drove in 34 runs and hit five home runs to go along with 11 doubles, which was third-best on the team ... Recorded 13 multi-hit games and had eight games in which he drove in multiple runs ... Went 2-4 with two home runs and drove in four against St. Bonaventure (4/5) ... Was 3-5 with two doubles and two runs against Duquesne (4/25).
2008 Season: Appeared in 35 games and started 27... Made 11 starts at center field, nine at third base and five at designated hitter...Hit .250 and recorded an on-base percentage of .319...Drove in 19 runs and hit two home runs to go along with nine multi-hit games...Went 2-3 with two runs and one walk and drove in three against Mount St. Mary's (5/13)...Was 3-5 with three runs and a double against La Salle (5/10).
High School: Four-year letter winner at Sandwich High School under head coach Dave Aycock ... Named a Cape Cod Times All-Star and an Atlantic Coast League All-Star sophomore, junior and senior seasons (2005-07) ... Starting infielder for Post 188 American Legion State Champions in 2005 ... Led team in RBI, with a batting average of .333, at the 2005 American Legion New England Regionals ... Graduated in the top-third of his class ... Outstanding Scholar in English freshman and sophomore years ... Outstanding Musicianship as a sophomore ... Peer Mediator and Peer Leader for all four years.
Personal: John Brendon Kelliher ... Born in Hyannis, MA ... Son of Jack and Lori Kelliher ... Has one brother, Daniel (17) ... Undecided on major.
Kelliher's Career Batting Statistics