Keali Engelkens
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Keali Engelkens

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Milledgeville, Ill.

High School:
Milledgeville

Height:
5-8

Position:
OF/P

Bats/Throws:
L/R

02/03/2014

Loyola Hosts Total Control Sports Invitational To Open 2014 Season

Ramblers will play four games in the eight-team tournament

10/01/2013

Ten Ramblers Tabbed 2013 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes

Team nearly doubles their number of honorees from last year

06/25/2013

Eighty-Five Ramblers Named To 2012-13 Academic Honor Roll

Eighteen members of women's soccer team recognized

04/09/2013

Purdue Snaps Loyola's Four-Game Winning Streak

Pasquale homers but late rally comes up short in 7-4 loss

04/07/2013

Four-Run Sixth Inning Gives Loyola Sweep Of Valparaiso, 6-2

Lauren Zaworski belts three-run home run to highlight big inning

04/04/2012

Loyola Softball

vs. Wisconsin

2013: Started 11 games in the outfield and also saw action as a pinch hitter and pinch runner ... Tallied two hits and drove in a run against Purdue ... Loyola was 8-2 when she scored a run ... Pitched one inning of relief and struck out two batters in Loyola's 9-8 win at UIC ... Member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Saw action both at the plate and in the pitching circle, batting .234 with a double and three RBI, while also going 3-0 with a 3.19 ERA and 21 strikeouts ... Strung together an eight-game hitting streak, in which she batted .500 (11-for-22), April 4-14 ... Batted .300 (12-for-40) at Loyola Softball Park ... Notched four multi-hit outings ... Recorded her only extra-base hit of the year, a double, and drove in two runs in a victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Singled in Loyola's 1-0 win over DePaul ... Had two hits and drove in a run in a 9-3 win versus Youngstown State ... Singled in a 3-1 win at Purdue ... Named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week after earning the win in relief in both ends of a doubleheader sweep of Wichita State ... Tossed 3.2 innings of scoreless, one-hit relief in to earn those wins at Wichita State ... Owned a 1.89 ERA if you discard a rough relief appearance versus North Texas in the season opener ... Hurled 3.2 innings of one-hit relief and struck out four in Loyola's 5-4 win at Butler ... Struck out three batters in 2.0 innings of relief in a 9-1 win against Northern Illinois ... Member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll ... Named to the NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete Team.

2011: Claimed Second Team All-Horizon League and Horizon League All-Newcomer Team accolades ... Led all pitchers with a 0.90 ERA in League play ... Went 6-2 with two saves, 42 strikeouts and only 28 hits allowed in 54.2 innings in conference action ... Opponents batted only .149 against her in League contests ... Owned a 0.88 ERA in Loyola's wins ... Went 6-2 with a 0.77 ERA at Loyola Softball Park ... Also wielded a potent bat, hitting .429 with a triple and three RBI in only 21 at-bats ... Scattered five hits and struck out five to earn the win in a 7-4 decision over Cleveland State in her first career start and appearance ... Twirled a two-hit, complete-game shutout in a 3-0 win against Wagner ... Combined with Brittany Gardner to throw a no-hitter, Loyola's first since 1999, in a 2-0 win versus Butler on April 30 ... Allowed more than two earned runs just once in her final 15 appearances ... Scattered three hits, struck out a season-high eight batters, and did not allow an earned run en route to the win in a 9-1 decision over Green Bay ... Did not surrender an earned run over a four-appearance stretch, covering 15.0 innings, April 22-26 ... Named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week on April 25 ... Earned the save in a 2-0 victory at Detroit that clinched the Horizon League regular-season title ... Picked up the win in relief in a 4-3 victory over Purdue ... Making her first career plate appearances, went 4-for-4 in game two of a doubleheader versus Valparaiso ... Tripled, singled, and drove in three runs in an 8-0 win against Valpo ... Also recorded hits against Notre Dame and Purdue ... NFCA Scholar-Athlete.

High School: During her senior campaign in 2010, posted a 21-4 record with a 0.81 ERA and 195 strikeouts, to only 18 walks, in 155 innings of work ... Completed 23 of her 25 starts as a senior and also batted .576 (53-for-92) with 43 runs, six doubles, three triples, a home run and 19 RBI ... Helped Milledgeville to four conference championships and a pair of regional titles, while also posting over 1,000 strikeouts in her career ... Four-time team MVP and three-time recipient of the team's Hustle Award ... Also a four-time all-area and all-conference pick ... Three-time Sauk Valley Newspaper All-Area Player of the Year selection ... Two-time Journal-Standard Player of the Year ... Earned first team all-state honors as a senior and second team recognition as a junior ... Also played for the Illinois Firebirds Elite and helped that squad to the 2007 and 2008 USSSA Illinois State Championships ... Class valedictorian ... Illinois State Scholar ... Honor roll student.

Personal: Daughter of Keith and Jody Engelkens ... Born October 24, 1991 ... Majoring in elementary education.

Engelkens' Career Hitting Statistics

Year
G-GS
Avg.
AB
R
H
RBI
2B
3B
HR
BB
SO
HBP
SB-SBA
2011
9-6
.429
21
3
9
3
0
1
0
1
7
1
3-5
2012
38-34
.234
94
13
22
3
1
0
0
2
14
1
4-5
2013
37-11
.222
36
10
8
1
0
0
0
3
7
1
3-3
Totals
84-51
.258
151
26
39
7
1
1
0
6
28
3
10-13

Engelkens' Career Pitching Statistics

Year
G-GS
ERA
W-L
SV
CG
SHO
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
2011
29-10
2.51
9-5
2
4
2
100.1
81
45
36
45
70
2012
12-0
3.19
3-0
0
0
0
26.1
31
15
12
6
21
2013
1-0
21.00
0-0
0
0
0
1.0
3
3
3
1
2
Totals
42-10
2.81
12-5
2
4
2
127.2
115
63
51
52
93