|Hometown:||Oak Park, Calif.|
|High School:||Oaks Christian|
|Alma Mater:||Loyola Marymount|
2017: Appeared in 40 games with 36 starts at shortstop… Batted .262 with 28 hits, 4 doubles, a triple and 2 homeruns… Went on a 5-game hit streak midseason starting on 3/30 against Stony Brook and ended on 4/9… Totaled 28 hits with 4 doubles, a triple, 2 homeruns, and 15 RBIs… Went 2-3 against Western Carolina (3/4)… Against UMBC in Game 1 of AE Tournament 1, went 3-5 with an RBI and a double (5/10)… In the Tuscaloosa Regional vs. Louisiana Tech went 2-2 with an RBI (5/20).
BEFORE UALBANY: Appeared in nine games in 2015 for the Loyola Marymount Lions, including one start… first collegiate hit on March 8, 2015
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letter-winner at Oaks Christian High School … team captain as a junior and senior … career statistics of .479 avg, .534 OBP, 173 hits, 122 RBIs, 123 runs … Oaks Christian career record in average, hits, RBIs, runs, wins … Only player in school history with 50+ hits, runs, and doubles in a single season … As a senior, named Team MVP, Tri-Valley MVP, and ranked in the top 10 in California in average, runs, hits, home runs, and RBIs … 2014 Tri-Valley First Team, Los Angeles Daily News Area First Team, All-Ventura County First Team, Division II First Team, NFCA All-American ... 2013 All-America First Team, All-California First Team, Tri-Valley First Team, All-Ventura County First Team All-CIF First Team, Daily News First Team, All-State First Team ... 2011-2012 Tri-Valley Second Team … Lion's Award (2010, 2011)... Coach's Award (2011, 2012) ... Defense Award (2012, 2013) ... Member of 2010-14 Tri-Valley Champion, 2010, 2011 CIF Champion
PERSONAL: Kelly Jean Spear … daughter of Bob and Laura Spear … has two sisters, Caitlin and Julia, and one brother, Sean … Intended sociology and communications major.