Eric Lopez interviews USSSA Pride rookie pitcher Kelsey Nunley about life with the Pride as a rookie in the NPF. Nunley also talked about her career at Kentucky. Among the topics Nunley discussed were the following:
- How rookie season with Pride going?
- What it like to be drafted in 1st round of the NPF Draft?
- Why did Nunley chose to go to Kentucky?
- Who was Nunley favorite player growing up?
- What was Nunley favorite moment at Kentucky?
Nunley made program history this season becoming the first player in Kentucky Softball program history to be named a National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association First Team All-American.
Nunley won the 2016 Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Year and along with current assistant coach Molly Johnson-Belcher are the two All-Americans in Kentucky’s program history to date with Johnson-Belcher earning second team honors in 2009.
Nunley set or surpassed new program bests for single-season ERA, career innings pitched, appearances, wins and saves by the time her career at Kentucky was over.
Nunley was the fifth overall pick in the first round of the NPF Draft by the Pride.