University of Iowa Athletics

#11 Mallory Kilian

Height 5-8
Class Sr.
Hometown Fort Dodge, Iowa
High School Fort Dodge
Mallory Kilian - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

2019 as a senior

  • Started in 48 games at 1b, 3b, and DP
  • Reached base safely a team-high 14 straight games from Feb. 23 to March 23
  • Ranked third on the team with 31 hits and tied for third with 16 RBIs
  • Tied for the team lead with three triples
  • Tallied three hits and two doubles against UMass on Feb. 17
  • Recorded two hits, including a home run, and three RBIs against Middle Tennessee on March 2
  • Tied her career high with two doubles against Ball State on March 3
  • Registered two hits and a double against Green Bay on March 10
  • Notched a hit and RBI against UNI on April 30

2018 as a junior

  • Started in 52 games and appeared in one game as a pinch hitter/DH
  • Led the team with a .374 on-base percentage
  • Led team in walks (21)
  • Second on the team in slugging percentage (.425)
  • Ranked third on the team with 42 hits
  • Tallied 12 multi-hit games
  • Tied for first on the team with five home runs
  • Scored three runs and walked four times against Tulsa on Feb. 18
  • Swiped a season high two bases and recorded two RBIs against Georgetown on March 10
  • Posted a season best three-hit game and a home run against SDSU on March 21
  • Registered two hits, an RBI, and a run scored against Maryland on March 31
  • Scored two runs and tallied two hits against Minnesota on April 13
  • Recorded back-to-back two-hit games against Purdue on May 4-5

2017 as a sophomore

  • Played in 32 games and started 23 at third base
  • Recorded 10 hits with a double and two home runs
  • Tallied eight RBIs
  • Scored three runs, recorded a sacrifice fly and had two sacrifice bunts
  • Went 1-for-2 with an RBI in win at Ohio State on April 30
  • Had hits in each game of the three-game series against Rutgers (April 14-16)
  • Recorded a three-RBI blast at Northern Iowa on April 11
  • Was 1-for-1 in game one at Missouri on March 15
  • Went 1-for-3 at Kansas on March 12
  • Was 1-for-1 against Virginia Tech on Feb. 18
  • Went 1-for-3 with a three-RBI home run against Texas A&M Corpus Christi on Feb. 10
  • Tallied a career-high four total RBI against the Islanders
  • Had first double of the season and went 1-for-2 with one run against Abilene Christian on Feb. 10

2016 as a Freshman

  • Appeared in 38 games with 33 starts
  • Split time between third base and designated player
  • Had 24 hits and 12 runs in 93 at-bats
  • Chipped in four doubles and four home runs for a .430 slugging percentage
  • Had 15 RBIs
  • Defensively, tallied 15 putouts and 24 assists
  • Appeared in six games in the circle
  • Had one complete game and one shutout
  • Threw seven strikeouts and allowed just one home run in 13.2 innings
  • Recorded nine hits and five runs in league play
  • Registered two doubles and two home runs for a .386 slugging percentage in conference play
  • Racked up 10 putouts and 12 assists during Big Ten action
  • Made first career start against TAMUCC on Feb. 12, 2016
  • Allowed one earned run on three hits and three walks
  • Threw a complete-game shutout against Sam Houston State on Feb. 13
  • Allowed just two hits, walked one, and struck out four in six innings
  • Registered first career hit in Iowa’s win over IUPUI on Feb. 19
  • Went 2-for-2 with a pair of singles and a walk against UIC on Feb. 19
  • Registered an infield single against Lipscomb on Feb. 20
  • Pitched two and 1/3 innings against Loyola-Chicago on Feb. 20
  • Allowed three earned runs on five hits
  • Registered an RBI single and two walks against Georgia Southern on Feb. 26
  • Plated a career-high two RBIs with first career double against Georgia Southern on Feb. 26
  • Recorded a single and an RBI against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 27
  • Registered a pinch hit walk against Lamar on March 5
  • Hit first career home run — a three-run shot — singled and scored two runs against Tulsa on March 6
  • Registered a career-high three RBIs
  • Hit a team-leading .333 in five games at the Rainbow Wahine Classic from March 16-19
  • Recorded the game-winning RBI single against Texas on March 16
  • Walked and scored a run against Hawaii on March 16
  • Registered second double of the season against Texas on March 17
  • Hit the game-tying home run in the top of the seventh against Hawaii on March 18
  • Registered a fielder’s choice RBI and a single in Iowa’s 4-0 win over Hawaii on March 19
  • Hit a two-run home run against Indiana on March 25.
  • Walked and hit a solo home run in game three against Indiana on March 27
  • Registered an RBI double against Purdue on April 1
  • Was hit by a pitch and scored a run in Iowa’s 6-3 victory over UNI on April 12
  • Hit a double and scored a run against Wisconsin on April 15
  • Singled and walked twice against Wisconsin on April 17
  • Reached on an error and scored a run against Missouri on April 19
  • Hit .500 in two games against Penn State from April 22-24, registering a pair of singles and two walks

High School

  • Two-time first team all-state selection and all-district honoree
  • Three time all-conference selection
  • Hit .364 as a freshman, .437 as a sophomore, and .500 as a junior
  • Hit 21 home runs and recorded 116 RBIs
  • Compiled a 45-22 (.672) record in the circle with 296 strikeouts
  • Guided Fort Dodge to conference championships in 2013 and 2014 and the state tournament in 2011 as an eighth grade pitcher


  • Born Oct. 16, 1996
  • Daughter of Doug and Jamie Kilian
  • Has one brother, David
  • Was a three-time all-conference honoree for the Fort Dodge basketball team
  • Appeared on the honor roll and the all-academic team throughout high school
  • Communications major