Last updated: April 20, 2015
Hit: Feb. 18, 2012 vs. UC Santa Barbara in San Diego, Calif., 1B
Double: Feb. 7, 2013 vs. Saint Mary’s in Honolulu, Hi.
Triple: Feb. 19, 2012 vs. UC Davis in San Diego, Calif.
Home run: April 6, 2013 vs. Oregon St.
Stolen base: Feb. 17, 2012 vs. UCF in San Diego, Calif.
Hitting Streak: 15 (Feb. 20-March 8, 24 hits, 9 RBI, 2 home runs)
At-Bats: 6. March 13, 2015 vs. Arizona State
Runs Scored: 3, March 8, 2013 vs. Ohio
Hits: 3 (3x), last: March 6, 2015 vs. Cal State Northridge
Doubles: 1 (14x), last: March 6, 2015 vs. Cal State Northridge
Triples: 1 (3x), last: Feb. 6, 2015 vs. Bakersfield
Home runs: 1 (5x), last: March 1, 2015 vs. Howard
RBI: 3 (3x), last: Feb. 6, 2015 vs. Bakersfield
Stolen Bases: 2, March 16, 2013 vs. Penn State in Fullerton, Calif.
Walks: 2 (5x), last: March 9, 2014 vs. Fresno State at Fullerton, Calif.
Strikeouts: 3, Feb. 15, 2013 vs. Notre Dame in San Diego, Calif.
2015 (Senior): Has appeared in 46 games, starting 44, all at second base ... Boasted a career-high 15-game hitting streak (Feb. 20-March 8, 24 hits, 9 RBI, 3 doubles, 2 home runs) ... Went 2-for-3, including a triple with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored vs. Bakersfield (Feb. 6) to open the season ... Knocked out her first home run of the 2015 season vs. Boston (Feb. 13) ... Hit 3-for-4 with 2 runs scored vs. Santa Clara (Feb. 28) ... Went 3-for-3 vs. Cal State Northridge (March 6), tallying two RBI and one run ... Named to the Bank of Hawaii Invitational All-Tournament Team after going 6-for-11 with 3 RBI and one home run at the Bank of Hawaii Invitational ... Recorded eight hits and four RBI in the Husky Classic (March 6-8) ... Went 3-for-6 with two RBI while recorded her fourth home run of the season vs. ASU (March 13) ... Knocked out her fifth homer of 2015 vs. Texas Tech (March 19) ... Hit 2-for-3 with three RBI in the Huskies run-rule win against No. 2 Oregon (March 28) ... Had a six-game hitting streak (9 hits and 5 RBI) in back-to-back Pac-12 series against Stanford and Arizona (April 2-12) ... Went 6-for-11 with three RBI in the series vs. Arizona (April 10-12).
2014 (Junior): Earned honorable mention All-Pac-12 ... also earned Academic All-Pac-12 honorable mention ... played in 49 of Washington's 52 games, starting 44 of those, all at second base ... started 21 of 22 games in Pac-12 play ... 1-for-3 with an RBI opening day vs. Baylor ... 2-for-2 with an RBI Feb. 20 vs. Southern Illinois, in the midst of a five-game hit streak ... doubled Feb. 16 vs. Oklahoma in Tempe and again Feb. 20 vs. LSU in Palm Springs ... 1-for-2 with an RBI double in the Pac-12 opener March 14 vs. Utah ... 3-for-3 with a double and two runs March 30 at Oregon ... got a hit in all three at Stanford, including a 2-for-3, two-RBI game in the second of the three ... 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI April 25 at Oregon State ... doubled and drove in one in first game of Arizona series and then homered in game two ... closed out the season with an eight-game hitting streak that ended in the final game of the year ... hit safely in all three at Cal to end regular season and then in the first five NCAA tournament games ... top game in that run was a 2-for-4, three-RBI game at Cal on the final day of the regular season.
2013 (Sophomore): Named All-Pac-12 honorable mention ... earned Academic All-Pac-12 honorable mention … tied for fourth on the team with a .296 (37x125) batting average and tied for second on the team with 5 stolen bases … named to the Paradise Softball Classic All-Tournament team in Hawai'i on opening weekend ... appeared in all six games, starting five at second base ... hit her first career double in the season-opener vs. St. Mary's ... had an RBI double in game one vs. UAB ... one hit, two runs, two RBI and a walk vs. Ole Miss ... had a hit and a walk in game one vs. Hawai'i … had one run and one hit vs. Notre Dame ... had one hit and one RBI vs. No. 24/22 Kentucky ... had one run and two hits vs. Virginia ... scored one run vs. Illinois ... scored two runs and walked twice vs. No. 13/16 Georgia ... two hits, a triple and three RBI vs. Brown ... had a hit, scored three runs and walked twice vs. Ohio ... walked twice, had an RBI and scored once vs. New Mexico ... had a hit and scored a run vs. DePaul ... scored twice, stole a base, had an RBI and walked twice vs. Penn State ... had a hit and a stolen base vs. Pacific ... walked once in game two at Arizona ... had a hit, a run and a stolen base in game two vs. Oregon ... drove in the game-winning RBI in game three vs. Oregon ... had a hit in game two and game three at UCLA ... had two hits, two runs and a walk in game one vs. OSU ... had three hits, including her first career home run, two RBI and a walk in game two ... hit a double in game three ... scored the lone run for UW in game three at ASU and hit a double ... walked twice and scored a run in game one vs. Stanford ... hit a double and scored a run in game three ... made the start at 2B in all three games at Utah … 2-for-3 in game one … drew a walk and scored a run in game three … made the start at 3B in all three games vs. Cal, going a combined 5-for-9, with 2 runs scored, 1 double, and 2 RBI in the series … went 2-for-3, with 1 run scored, and 2 RBI in game one … 2-for-3, with 1 run scored and 1 double in game two … 1-for-3 in game three … made the start at 2B in all three games of the NCAA Regionals … 1-for-3 in game three vs. Hawaii … made the start at 2B in both games of the NCAA Super Regionals vs. Missouri … made an outstanding defensive play at 2B in game one, which later became the No. 6 play on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays of the Night ... also went 1-for-3 at the plate with a run … made the start at 2B in all four games of the Women’s College World Series.
2012 (Freshman): Played in 32 games as a pinch runner and pinch hitter ... batted .308 with a .462 slugging percentage ... scored 10 runs including two in a game against UC Davis (2/19) ... had two RBI and a triple in that 11-5 win over the Aggies ... perfect 3-for-3 in steal attempts.
Attended Kentridge HS in Kent, Wash. ... played club ball with the Washington Sidewinders ... Seattle Times All-Area Team in 2010 ... Tacoma News Tribune All-Area Team in 2010 ... SPSL Pitcher of the Year in 2010 ... SPSL All-League from 2007-2010 ... 2010 All-State selection ... Kentridge HS Defensive MVP in 2007 and 2008 ... Kentridge HS Team MVP in 2009 and 2010 ... played varsity basketball and volleyball ... 2009 Academic State Champion ... holds her HS records for most hits, runs scored, doubles and assists.
Kelli Suguro was born Feb. 23, 1992 in Bellevue, Wash. ... her parents are Gina and David Suguro ... has one sister, Lauren, who is a UW grad ... currently lives in Kent, Wash. ... was also recruited by DePaul, Louisville, Columbia and UMass ... hobbies include traveling, shopping and cooking.
Suguro on why Washington
"Being a local kid, I've grown up being a Husky fan. I chose the University of Washington not only because they have one of the top business schools in the country, but also because they have a very competitive softball program."
Getting to know Kelli
Pre-game routine/superstitions: eat a lot
If I wasn’t playing softball, I’d be: playing volleyball or basketball
Name your favorite songs on your iPod: Wade in your Water by Common Kings, The Town by Macklemore
Describe coach Tarr in five words or less: competitive and meticulous
What’s the best part about playing softball at UW: the family you make being apart of this program
Favorite food: fried chicken and sushi
Favorite movie: The Heat
Favorite TV show: Psych
Favorite thing to do other than play softball: cook and eat