#41

Kallie Boren

INF

Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Hometown Pickerington, Ohio
  • Last School Pickerington Central
  • Position Infield
  • Height 5-10
  • B/T L/L

CAREER HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2019)
• CoSIDA Academic All-District 5 Team (2019)
• Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete (2018)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete

AS A SOPHOMORE (2019)
• Played in 43 games, making 40 starts as the designated player
• Batted .259 with 30 hits, 22 RBI, 10 runs, six doubles and four home runs
• Stayed patient at the plate for 15 walks
• Was 2-for-3 to start the season against George Mason (2/8)
• Had a RBI single vs. UNF (2/9)
• Connected on the first home run of her career vs. Idaho State (3/9)
• Drove in both of Ohio State’s runs on a RBI single and double against Lehigh (3/15)
• Roped a two-RBI double versus the Mountain Hawks (3/16)
• Forced extra innings at Grand Canyon by tying the game on a RBI single (3/17)
• Crushed the first home run of the season at Buckeye Field, a go-ahead two-run shot, to seal a 7-6 win over No. 22 Indiana (3/22)
• Batted .625 and slugged .875 while accumulating five hits, five RBI, four runs, three walks, two doubles and a stolen base against Maryland (3/29-31)
• Had two runs, two hits, two RBI and a walk in OSU’s 10-1 run-rule win over the Terps (3/30)
• Drove in two runs against Rutgers on a home run (4/6)
• Had two hits and scored a run at Penn State (4/9)
• Finished with three RBI, two hits, two walks and one run at Michigan State (4/19)

AS A FRESHMAN (2018)
• Played in 36 games, earning 15 starts
• Hit .220 with seven doubles, nine RBI and four runs scored
• Had the first hit of her career, a double, vs. Duke (2/9)
• Scored a career-high two runs at FAU (2/10)
• Drove in two runs vs. N.C. State, a career best (2/17)
• Tallied a RBI double against Wichita State (2/24) and San Diego State (3/9)
• Came in as a pinch hitter facing two outs and drilled a three-RBI double vs. Michigan State (4/21)
• Had a double and run at Michigan (5/6)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Three-time first team All-Ohio honoree
• Hit .515 and set school records with 63 RBI and 13 home runs as a sophomore in 2015
• Scored 45 runs in just 28 games
• As a junior, hit .600 with 26 RBI, 36 runs scored and was intentionally walked 30 times
• Batting average and on-base percentage were single-season school records
• 2015 Central District and OCC Player of the Year
• All-Metro from the Columbus Dispatch and a three-time first-team All-OCC selection
• Helped Pickerington Central make the district title game as a senior, finishing 25-4
• Plays club ball for the Ohio Lasers Purple and has led the team in batting average while also helping win the ASA 16U national championship in 2016

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Mike and Hope Boren
• Has three older brothers who all played football at Ohio State – Justin, Zach and Jacoby
• Both parents attended the University of Michigan. Mike played football and Hope ran track
• Lists her greatest sports thrill as winning the ASA National Championship in College Station, Texas
• Member of the National Honors Society