Kelsey Turczyn
Kelsey Turczyn


LaSalle, Ill.

High School:
LaSalle-Peru Township





Shaky Defense ISU's Demise in Series Finale Loss at Loyola

The Redbirds committed four errors, as all of the Ramblers' three runs were unearned.


Redbirds Drop Series Finale at SIU in Walkoff Fashion

ISU surrendered two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to lose, but still took the series, 2-1.


Record-Setting Offensive Outburst Fuels DH Sweep at SIU

The Redbirds slugged their way to 20-2 and 11-0 run-rule victories to clinch their third-straight MVC series.


Late Home Runs Cost Redbirds in UNI Series Finale

A Jordan de los Reyes solo homer was the only offense ISU could muster in the defeat.


Redbirds Open Valley Play With Doubleheader Sweep of UNI

ISU took game one, 4-3 in nine innings, before slugging its way to a 9-4 victory in game two.

Sophomore (2013): Season...made 16 appearances, all off the bench...tallied one hit in 11 at bats, but posted a .333 on-base percentage thanks to two walks and two hit by pitches...made her season-debut as a pinch hitter vs. Sam Houston State (Feb. 9)...hit by a pitch vs. No. 12 Louisiana-Lafayette (Feb. 23)...made her first appearance in the field vs. LIU Brooklyn (March 1), going 0-for-1 with a walk...went 1-for-2 with one run scored and one RBI vs. Miami (Ohio) (March 10), her only hit, RBI and run of the season...walked as a pinch hitter vs. Southern Illinois (March 30)...was hit by a pitch in a pinch hitting appearance at Wichita State (April 20).

Freshman (2012): Season...appeared in 23 games and made one start, posting a .238 batting average with a double, a home run and eight RBI, all as a pinch hitter...drew a pair of walks and was hit by a pitch for a .333 on-base percentage...drove in a pair of runs with her first-career hit, a pinch hit single, vs. Boston (Feb. 24)...drove in game-winning runs as a pinch hitter on back-to-back days vs. South Alabama (Mar. 3) and Penn State (Mar. 4)...went 2-for-3 with a game-tying homer and a game-winning three-run double, both career firsts, in the series vs. Wichita State (Mar. 24-25).

LaSalle-Peru Township HS: Two-sport athlete at LaSalle-Peru who participated in volleyball and softball...led team with a .470 batting average and 25 RBI as a junior...three-time all-conference and all-area selection...helped the Cavaliers win conference and regional championships as a freshman...member of the Midland Magic 92.

Personal: Born November 6, 1992...Parents: Tom and Lori Turczyn...mother, Lori, is an ISU alumna...Sibling: Abby, who signed a LOI with the Redbirds in Nov. 2013...Major: environmental health.