UAlbany Softball BIO
Kelly Costello
Player Profile:
Kelly Costello 977880
Position: Infielder/Outfielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Windsor, N.Y.
High School: Windsor

2015: Named America East first-team all-conference … America East All-Academic Team … Started in all 48 games at second base … Batted .346 on the season with a .434 on-base percentage … Totaled 45 hits, 26 runs batted in and 27 runs with 10 doubles, three triples, and three home runs … Named the America East Player of the Week on March 23 … Went 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles vs. Bucknell (3/12) … Belted a two-run home run in UAlbany’s 11-6 win over UMBC (4/12) … Went 2-for-3 with a season-high three RBIs in the Danes’ 6-3 victory over Colgate (4/14) … Hit home runs in straight games vs. Binghamton (4/19) and Army (4/21) … Went 7-for-10 in UAlbany’s series win over UMass Lowell (4/25-26) with two three-hit performances.

2014: Second-Team All-America East …  America East All-Academic Team … Started all 47 games, with 26 starts at second base and 21 in centerfield ... Batted .280 on the season with 40 hits, 31 runs, and 21 RBIs ... Totaled six doubles, a triple, and four home runs ... Was successful in 13-of-15 stolen base attempts ... Boasted a .988 fielding percentage, charged with just one error in 85 chances ... Totaled nine two-hit games, including going 2-3 with a home run against Binghamton (5/8) ... Went 2-4 with a home run and two RBIs at UMBC (5/3), 2-4 with two runs scored and a stolen base against UMass-Lowell (4/26), and 2-4 with two RBIs at Colgate (4/24) ... Went 2-3 with a home run, two runs scored, and one stolen base in 6-4 victory over Maine (4/6) ... Went 2-3 with a double, a triple, and one run scored in UAlbany's 4-0 win over Maine (4/5).

2013: Named to All-America East Rookie Team ... Played in 38 games with 34 starts ... Missed final stretch of season due to ACL injury ... Batted .223 on the season with 21 hits, 19 runs, and 15 RBIs ... Totaled five doubles and two home runs ... Named America East Rookie of the Week (4/1) ... Led team to victory of Hartford, 9-4, going 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBIs (3/29) ... Hit first career homer, driving in two against Rider (3/17) ... Scored three runs in a 2-for-3 performance against Manhattan (3/17).

High School: Three-sport athlete at Windsor... A five-year letterwinner in softball... Lettered four years in both basketball and field hockey... Batted .373 senior year with 35 runs, 30 RBIs, 15 stolen bases and five homers... Finished high school career with 135 RBIs and 115 runs... Honored three straight years to First Team All-New York State team... Won the 2012 Martha Mattison Award for best female athlete... 2012 WBNG Academic All-Star... Led team to 2008 and 2011 New York State Class B Championships... Vice President of National Honor Society, President of Varsity Club... A member of Art Club, Spanish Club and SIPP.

Personal: Kelleen "Kelly" Theresa Costello... Daughter of Joe and Kathy Costello... Has two brothers, Joe and Tim Costello and one sister, Kirsten Costello... Intends to major in actuarial science.

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