#16 Keely Edwards

INF | Junior | 5-6 | R/R | Harrisburg, Ark. | Harrisburg

2019 | Junior

Made her first collegiate start against Kentucky (March 29) and started in each consecutive game afterwards (25 total) at shortstop … Score 17 runs on seven hits including two doubles … Brought in six RBI and contributed five sacrifice hits … Recorded 28 putouts and 59 assists in the six position.

2018 | Sophomore

Appeared in 37 games primarily as a pinch runner … Scored 16 runs over the course of the season, including five in SEC contests.

2017 | Freshman

Appeared in one game during freshman campaign…made debut as a pinch runner against Lamar (March 4).

Before Arkansas

Edwards is a three-time all-state performer for Harrisburg High School where she helped guide the team to the regional round of the state playoffs in 2015. She has also earned team MVP honors in each of her first three prep seasons and was named to the all-state tournament team as a sophomore. Edwards was selected to the Junior/Senior All-Star Showcase and has registered a .654 batting average and .980 fielding percentage through three seasons as a Harrisburg infielder.

Personal

Keely is the daughter of Todd and Kim Edwards with siblings Jerrad and Abby. Along with her prowess on the softball field, Edwards was a three-time all-state performer in tennis and three-time all-conference selection and MVP with the Harrisburg basketball team. Edwards’ travel ball team is Arkansas Angels 18U Gold.