Third-year member of the Blue Hens who has earned two letters • has compiled a 12-10 record with a 2.97 earned run average through her first two seasons in Newark.
2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME)
Went 5-2 with a 2.84 ERA during 14 appearances in the circle • struck out 30 batters in 32 innings of work • fired five hitless innings of relief to pick up a win over Coppin State • tossed three scoreless frames to earn a victory at UMES • collected a win at Rider after allowing just one run in four innings • also earned wins over Morgan State and Saint Peter’s.
Led Delaware with a 3.01 earned run average while compiling a 7-8 record in the circle • fired a five-hit shutout during a win over UMES • allowed just three hits in a 2-0 blanking of Drexel • hurled a five-hit shutout at Lafayette • allowed just one run during a stretch of 26.2 innings pitched from Apr. 2-9 • gave up just one run to pick up victories over Norfolk State and Saint Peter’s • earned a pair of saves against Penn and La Salle • named CAA Pitcher of the Week on Apr. 7.
AT UNC GREENSBORO
Made 18 appearances with seven starts for the Spartans • posted a 4-1 record with two saves • recorded a 3.35 ERA and struck out 48 batters • picked up her first career save against George Mason, striking out two • earned her first career victory against Eastern Illinois after throwing five innings, allowing just two hits and no earned runs with five strikeouts • struck out a season-best seven batters against Quinnipiac • fired her first career complete game against Hartford, allowing one earned run with a career-best 10 strikeouts • earned a one-out save against Western Carolina • threw two scoreless innings against Liberty and a perfect inning vs. UNCW • picked up her fourth victory with a relief win against Chattanooga.
Named to the All-South Jersey Team • second to The Press First Team All-Stars squad for Absegami High School • finished her senior season with 262 strikeouts and just 42 walks in 148 innings • went 17-5 with seven shutouts and two no-hitters, including one in the state playoffs against Egg Harbor Township • also set Absegami records with 684 career strikeouts and 79 RBI • batted .333 with two home runs and 18 RBI, while ending her career with 99 hits • member of the Intensity Premier Gold 18U club team in the summer of 2012.
Kelly Lynn Lupton • born July 26, 1994 • daughter of Gina Lupton • owns and rides 12 horses that she rides in jumping competitions • criminal justice major at Delaware.