Batted .083 in 28 games, mostly as a pinch hitter ... Collected five starts, three as the designated player, one in left field and one in right field ... Made first career appearance, as a pinch runner, in the season opener against Georgetown at the Kennesaw State Classic on February 8th ... Made first career start in the second game of a doubleheader against South Alabama on March 21, also collecting her first career walk in the contest ... Collected only hit of the season in Middle Tennessee's regular season finale against Western Kentucky on May 3 ... Stole first career base against Tennessee Tech on February 9 ... Started as designated player in both of Middle Tennessee's games against Florida International and Western Kentucky in the Sun Belt Championships on May 7 and 8.
Four-year letterwinner for coach Tim Jackson at Milan HS ... Batted .433 with 23 RBIs and 20 stolen bases as senior, earning All-District and First Team All-West Tennessee accolades from Jackson Sun ... Helped team to second straight district title and also earned Academic All-District honors ... Voted First Team All-District Tournament as sophomore and junior ... Member of Student Council, French and BETA clubs and voted Most Athletic and Most Spontaneous.
Kelsey Shannon Dortch ... Daughter of Lee and Pam Dortch ... Born June 14, 1989.