44  Kailey Kassner
Kailey Kassner


Elk Grove Village, Ill.

High School:
Conant HS





Kailey kassner

Career Highlights

Is seventh for most career home runs (13) in school history...Ranks 10th in most career RBI (54).

2011 (Senior)

Made 39 starts as the designated player in her 45 appearances in 2011...Finished fifth on the team in RBI (13) and fourth in home runs (3)...Recorded three multiple hit games and three multi-RBI contests...Had two game-winning RBI and one game-winning run...Was 1-for-2 with an RBI against North Florida...Drew two walks against DePaul, Ohio State and FIU...Collected a RBI against FIU...Equaled her career high with a two-hit performance against Georgia State...Had first extra-base hit of 2011 by doubling and later scoring against Alabama A&M...Scored twice against Miss. Valley State, including the game-winning run...Hit a walk off double in game one against Mississippi Valley State and went 2-for-3 in the game... Walked twice in game two...Hit season's first home run in game one against Houston, accounting for Memphis' only run of the game...Singled for the Tigers lone hit in game two...Singled in her lone start in the Tulsa series...Doubled and scored a run against Alabama State...Tied a career high with three RBI against Marshall on a three-run home run...The homer brought in the eventual game winner in a 7-4 victory...Reached base all three plate appearances in a 7-2 victory over Tennessee State with a single and two walks...Smoked a two-run home run in the series finale against UCF...Went 2-for-3 with an RBI in the Tigers' NCAA Regional victory over Chattanooga.

2010 (Junior)

Played 40 of 51 games with 31 starts as the designated player...Had 12 pinch hit appearances and was 3-for-8 (.375) with four RBI...Hit a walk-off three-run homer to seal an 11-2 victory over Wichita State in the season opener...The three RBI tied a career best...Walked twice against IPFW...Hit her first double of the season against McNeese State...Tied the game against the Cowgirls in the bottom of the seventh inning with her first career sacrifice fly...Knocked in a run in the first inning of game one against Belmont and added a second RBI in game two with a line drive to shortstop...Had three walks in the doubleheader...Knocked in the only run for Memphis against North Dakota State with an RBI single in the seventh inning...Had a pinch hit RBI single against Jacksonville...Singled against Virginia Tech...Hit a two-run single in the second inning to score the game-winning run in the opening game of a three-game series with UTEP...Knocked in a run with a pinch hit single in game one of a three game series with Tulsa...Knocked in the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning with a walk-off pinch hit single in the first game of a three game series to beat Marshall, 5-4...Went 1-for-3 in game two...Knocked in a run with a pinch hit sacrifice fly in a 2-1 victory in game three...Scored a run in game two against Alabama State...Went 2-for-2 in game two against Southern Miss with a hit by pitch.

2009 (Sophomore)

Played in 37 of 52 games with 28 starts...Started 21 games at catcher and seven as the designated player...Also appeared in six games as a pinch hitter...Finished tied for second on the team in home runs with three...Third on the team in slugging percentage (.423), on base percentage (.374), fielding percentage (.989) and caught stealing by (4)...Fifth on the team in batting average (.269) and walks (10)...Also had six runs scored, three doubles and 11 RBI...Hit .279 with seven RBI in conference play...Had three multiple hit games and two multiple RBI games...Knocked in two game-winning RBI...Had a season-long hitting streak of four games...Hit .400 as a pinch hitter, batting 2-for-5 with two RBI...Hit .333 as a designated player, batting 6-for-18 with six RBI and two of her three home runs...Went 1-for-2 with a RBI double against No. 2/3 Alabama...Went 2-for-4 against Northwestern State...Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and three runs scored in a doubleheader against Middle Tennessee...Hit her first home run of the season in game one, a two-run shot...Had two walks in game two...Walked twice against Drexel...Went 2-for-3 with a RBI and a double in game two of a doubleheader at Arkansas-Pine Bluff...Had a pinch hit single against UMKC...Had a pinch hit single in game one of a doubleheader against Southern Miss...Singled in a pinch hit opportunity in game one of a doubleheader with Marshall...Went 1-for-2 in the final game of the series with the Herd...Doubled in a run in game one against Houston...Hit a three-run homer that brought in the game-winning run in game two against the Cougars and scored two runs...Threw out a runner on a steal attempt against Samford...Went 4-for-8 with three RBI, a home run and a run scored in a three-game series with UCF...Knocked in a run in all three games...Singled in the winning run in the first inning of a 2-0 shutout over the Knights...Went 1-for-2 with a walk against UAB in the Conference USA Tournament.

2008 (Freshman)

Started 42 of 47 games played...Made 10 starts at catcher, 12 at first base and 20 as the designated player...Her six home runs are the highest total for a freshman at Memphis...Had a season long five-game hitting streak in April...Had six multiple hit games and four multi-RBI games...Scored two game-winning runs and knocked in one game-winning RBI...Finished second on the team in hit by pitch (4) and fielding percentage (.988)...Third in home runs (6) and putouts (149), and fourth in on base percentage (.354) and walks (14)...Set a Memphis single game record with 18 putouts in 18 chances at first base against Southeast Missouri...Also had 13 putouts against Central Arkansas...Went 4-for-5 with runners on third and less than two out and had five two out RBI...Hit .370 in 12 games at first base with five RBI and six runs scored...Made her collegiate debut as the starting designated player against USF...Recorded her first collegiate hit against Florida Gulf Coast...Hit her first career home run against Alabama A&M...Had her first career multi-hit games in both North Texas games and had a two-run single in the second game...Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI in the first game of a doubleheader with Central Arkansas and had her second home run of the season...Hit a three-run homer against Alabama A&M ...Went 2-for-3 with a home run and a double against Tennessee State...Scored the game-winning run in the second game of a doubleheader with Alcorn State and had two hits and two runs scored in the series...Had three hits in a doubleheader against East Carolina with two runs scored and a two-run homer...Went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in a victory against UAB in the C-USA Championship Tournament.


Played first base and catcher for Conant High School in Elk Grove Village, Ill., under Coach Cathy Ann Smith and lettered all four years...Earned MSL All-Conference as a senior in 2007 and was named the team's Best Offensive player...Led the Cougars in 2007 in batting average (.416), slugging percentage (.675), walks (10), on base percentage (.494) and home runs (4)...Also had six doubles and was second on the team with 22 RBI as a senior...Lettered three years in volleyball as a middle/right side hitter and four years in basketball as a center.


Played travel ball for three years with the Oak Park Windmills...Travel team won the 14-under national championship in 2004...Her 16-under travel team in 2005 and her 18-under squad in 2006 also qualified for nationals.


Full name is Kailey Elizabeth Alice Kassner...Is the daughter of Jim and Debbe Kassner...Nickname is Kaz...Graduated in August 2011 with a degree in organizational leadership.

Career Hitting Statistics

2008 .248 47-42 109 16 27 3 0 6 17 14 32 0-0
2009 .269 37-28 78 6 21 3 0 3 11 10 24 0-0
2010 .158 44-31 76 3 12 1 0 1 13 11 25 0-0
2011 .182 45-39 88 10 16 4 0 3 13 24 28 0-0
TOTAL .217 173-140 351 35 76 11 0 13 54 59 109 0-0

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