- Third Base/Utility
- 5' 8
- High School/Other
- Palm Beach Gardens
- Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
2010: Was having a solid season until breaking her hand diving back into a base in April … The injury caused her to miss more than a month … Despite the setback, hit .293 with 13 RBI … Also had four doubles and drew six walks … Played in 26 games, starting 16 … Saw most of her action at third base … Recorded three multiple-hit games and three multiple-RBI games … Had a huge pinch-hit single against Boston College to lift the Hokies to victory late in the game.
2009: Saw action in 25 games, starting eight behind the plate … Had one hit in 18 at bats … First career hit came against Chattanooga … Scored seven runs, mostly as a pinch runner … Drew a walk and had a sacrifice bunt.
High School: Lettered four times for Coach Randy Jackson at Palm Beach Gardens High … Named second-team all-county for the 6A-5A-4A group by the Sun-Sentinelas a senior … As a junior, drove in 20 runs, earning second-team all-area from the Palm Beach Post … Was also named first-team Palm Beach County Athletic Conference for the North District that year … Helped lead her team to Florida 6A state titles in 2005 and 2006 … Named Most Improved Player in 2007 … Also lettered three times in soccer as the keeper, earning Rookie of the Year honors in 2005 … Played travel softball for Coach Steve Nicastro on Davie Power Black with current Hokie Kristen Froehlich.
Personal: Kelsey Christine Hensel … Born March 9, 1990, in Palm Beach Gardens, FL … Daughter of Robert Hensel … Has two older sisters, Holly and Lindsay … Majoring in psychology.