Kellie Rowker

About This Inductee

Kellie excelled in field hockey, softball and basketball at Crestwood High School. She was an All-Wyoming Valley Conference selection in all three sports her senior year. Kellie furthered her field hockey career as a four-year goalie on Ball State University’s field hockey team. They posted a 20-3 mark versus Mid-American conference opponents and tallied a 41026-3 overall record. She completed her collegiate field hockey career as the school’s all-time leader for fewest goals allowed in a career with 66, most saves in a season with 154, most saves in a career with 436 and most shutouts in a season with nine. She registered 19 solo shutouts in her career and combined for six more. As a senior, she was selected to the 1991 College Field Hockey Coaches Association’s All-American Second Team and the All-Midwest Region first team. She became the third person in the school’s history and only the sixth person in MAC history to earn All-Conference accolades three times. As senior co-captain, Kellie helped BSU to a 12-6 overall record and a 19th place ranking in the final NCAA Division I Field Hockey Poll. In the summer prior to her senior year, Kellie competed int eh 1991 Olympic Sports Festival in Los Angeles as a member of the North Team. The summer after her senior year, she was one of six goalies in the nation invited to tryout with the US National Team after earning All-Tournament honors at the US Field Hockey Association Indoor Nationals. In February 2003, Kellie was inducted into the Ball State University Sports Hall of Fame and her plaque is enshrined in the University Filed House in Muncie, Indiana. Kellie works as an RN and reside in Atlanta, Georgie.