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Jameson

Kavel

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Infielder/Outfielder
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Duluth, Ga.
High School: Wesleyan School
Experience: High School

Bio

2018 - Freshman (Stats): Appeared and started in all 56 contests at shortstop in the program's inaugural season … Finished the season with a .272 average at the plate, going 52-for-191 … Scored 32 runs, 18 runs batted in, nine doubles, a home run and a team-leading five triples … Her five triples finished second in the conference and 24th in the nation … Rounded out the season with 0.09 triples per game average, finishing third in the conference and 40th in the NCAA … Recorded a .387 slugging percentage and .319 on-base percentage … Paced the team with 16 stolen bases and put together two multi-stolen base games … Her stolen base total finished tied for ninth in the ACC … Tallied 11 multi-hit games, with nine of those being two-hit contests and two of those being three-hit showings … Three of those multi-hit showings came in ACC play … Recorded a pair of multi-RBI performances, one with two RBI and the other with three … Put together a six-game hitting streak twice throughout the season, the second longest on the team … One of four Blue Devils to reach base safely in at least 10-straight games … Batted leadoff 39 times in 2018 and also made appearances at the two, four, five and six spots … Capped the year with 169 assists, which finished second in the league … Was the first at-bat in school history and was also the first baserunner, being walked in her first time up against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 8) … Recorded the program’s first triple (Feb. 16 vs. Purdue) … Tallied three-straight multi-hit games from Feb. 16-17, including back-to-back three-hit contests … Hit her first-career home with a two-run blast against Morgan State (Feb. 23) at the Citrus Classic in Orlando … Set the program single-game mark with eight assists against USC Upstate on March 28.

High School/Travel Ball: Four-year standout for head coach Mary Stephenson and the Wesleyan High School Wolves … A two-time NCSAA All-American (2014 & 2016) … Back-to-back Region Player of the Year honors from 2015-16, while also earning Class A-Private Player of the Year accolades in 2016 … Was also named a Super Six Selection, GACA All-Star and Gwinnett County Defensive Player of the Year in 2016 … Four-time All-County and All-Region selection … Helped lead Wesleyan to the state tournament all four years, including a runner-up finish in her senior season … Tallied a .447 clip in her senior season to go with 51 hits and 23 stolen bases, while hitting .435 with runners in scoring position and recording a .963 fielding percentage … Turned in her best season statistically in her junior campaign, led by a scorching .510 average and 51 hits at the plate … Displayed her speed on the base paths with 29 stolen bases and continued to be a threat with runners in scoring position, hitting a career-best .483 in such situations … Had her best season in the field in year three, recording a .982 fielding percentage … Broke onto the scene her sophomore season, averaging .509 at the plate with a career-high 55 hits and 16 stolen bases … Recorded a .481 RISP and .942 fielding clip … Opened her high school career with a .371 average (39 hits) and stealing 13 bases with a .340 RISP and .888 fielding percentage … Played for three different squads on the travel ball scene: Diamond Attack (Kavel) from 2007-09, Dirt Dawgs (McCauley) from 2010-11 and Southern Force (Wilbur) from 2011-17 … Recorded top 15 finishes at nationals from 2012-16, including a first-place finish at Eastern Nationals in 2013 and a fifth-place showing in 2012 … Was also a four-year letterwinner for the Wesleyan basketball program … Captured two state championships and two state runner-up finishes … Named All-Tournament Team in 2017 and to the All-Academic Team in 2016 and 2017 … A four-year honor roll student that is a member of five different National Honors Societies (General, Spanish, English, Science and Mu Alpha Theta) … Awarded the Student-Athlete Award and the Academic Excellence Award in her time at Wesleyan.

 

Personal: Born Jameson Elizabeth Kavel in Atlanta, Ga., on June 21, 1999 … Daughter of Scott and Erin Kavel … Father played football at Georgia Southern, while one grandfather played football at Penn and the other was a basketball player at Rutgers.

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