Height: 6’2″ Bats: L Throws: L
Years Pro: 2
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
2013 Season: keliani had a 2-2 won-loss record and an ERA of 5.53. keilanai had 30 strikouts in 25.1 innings. ricketts steped up in the NPF playoffs and helped the Pride win the NPF championship
Professional: Keilani Ricketts was selected 4th overall out of Oklahoma by the USSSA Pride in the 2013 NPF Draft. The reigning USA softball collegiate player of the year led the sooners to the Women’s College World Series Championship series last year and has been a member of team USA the past two summers.
College: Two-time USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year … Most Outstanding Player at the 2013 WCWS … 2013 Big 12 Pitcher of the Year and All-Big 12 Defensive Team honoree … 2012 Honda Softball Player of the Year and a finalist for the Honda Cup … 2013, 2012 and 2011 NFCA first-team All-American and 2010 NFCA second-team All-American..2012 Big 12 Player of the Year.. Finalist for 2012 Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year … 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 first-team All-Big 12..Named to the 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 NFCA All-Central Region first team..2010 Big 12 Championship Most Outstanding Player ..A top-25 finalist for USA Softball’s National Collegiate Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011… two-time NFCA Player of the Week…16-time Big 12 Pitcher of the Week..Big 12 Player of the Week..Three-time USA Softball National Player of the Week
Born Keilani Ricketts in San Jose, Calif. … Daughter of Jeff and Carol Ricketts … Has three siblings – Samantha, Richard and Stephanie … Samantha, a softball All-American at Oklahoma … Stephanie on softball team at the University of Hawaii … Richard is a member of the Air Force Academy football team … Majoring in health and exercise science.