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TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY 2011 SOFTBALL MEDIA GUIDE CONTENTS GENERAL INFORMATION QUICK FACTS......................................................1 OHIO VALLEY CONFERENCE ............................2 MEDIA INFORMATION ........................................3 TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY .....................4 INTERIM PRESIDENT DR. PORTIA H. SHEILDS .....7 DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS TERESA PHILLIPS........8

COACHES AND STAFF HEAD COACH JEFF DABNEY ..........................10 ASSISTANT COACH SAMANTHA BUCKNER ..12 ASSISTANT COACH ALANA HICKS .................13 GRADUATE ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRANIER BRANDIE McKINNEY.... 13

TEAM INFORMATION NUMERICAL ROSTER ......................................14 TEAM PHOTO ....................................................14

PLAYER PROFILES JALISA BRADLEY ..............................................16 CAITLIN EATON .................................................18 BRITTANY WEBB ..............................................20 SUSIE BURKE ...................................................22 JILL GARNDER ..................................................23 KELLY TROGLIN ................................................24 KARA MURR ......................................................25 TEDRA ALFORD ................................................26 BROOKE BLACKFORD .....................................27 JASMINE BRIMM ...............................................28 KATYE BROWN .................................................28 BRITTANY DAVIS...............................................29 JASMINE DUNSTON .........................................29 OLIVIA GAMACHE .............................................30 ASHLEY HAYNES ..............................................30 ASHLEY HEINAMAN .........................................31 SHANIKA JOHNSON .........................................31 AISHA WALKER .................................................32 BRITTANY WATSON ..........................................32

SEASON OUTLOOK SEASON OUTLOOK ..........................................34 2011 OPPONENTS ............................................36

HISTORY & RECORDS 2010 RESULTS ..................................................40 2010 STATISTICS ..............................................41 PAST SEASONS ................................................42 SINGLE SEASON RECORDS ...........................43 CAREER RECORDS..........................................44 ALL-TIME LETTER WINNERS...........................45

QUICK FACTS Name of School: ............ Tennessee State University Loca on: ......................... Nashville, Tenn. Founded: ......................................... 1912 Enrollment: ..................................... 9,024 Nickname: ......................................Tigers Colors: ................... Royal Blue and White Affilia on: ........................NCAA Division I Conference: ........................... Ohio Valley Interim President:........ Dr. Por a Holmes Shields Alma Mater:District of Columbia Teachers College Athle cs Director:.......... Teresa L. Phillips Alma Mater: ............................Vanderbilt Senior Women’s Administrator: .Valencia Jordan Alma Mater: ..........................Aus n Peay Ticket Office Phone: ..........615-963-5841 HOME FIELD Home Field : ............................Tiger Field Capacity: ............................................ 500 Press Box Number .. 615-963- 1883/1882 COACHING STAFF Head Coach: ..........................Jeff Dabney Alma Mater, Year: ..... Wichita State, 1998 Record at TSU (Years): ...............First Year Overall Record (Years): 224-180 (9 years) So ball Office Phone: ........615-963-1543 Assistant Coach: ........ Samantha Buckner Alma Mater: .................... Arkansas, 2008 Assistant Coach: .................... Alana Hicks Alma Mater: .......Jacksonville State, 2008

TEAM INFORMATION 2010 Overall Record ....................... 11-34 2010 OVC Record/ Finish .......... 6-16/ 9th Le erwinnners Returning/Lost ..........9/7 Posi on Starters Returning.................... 5 Posi on Starters Lost ............................. 4 Pitchers Returning ................................. 2 Pitchers Lost .......................................... 3 Newcomers............................................ 8 ATHLETIC MEDIA RELATIONS So ball Contact: ...........Zekeya Anderson Office Phone: .....................615-963-1867 Cell Phone: ........................615-828-3603 Email: .............zanderson01@tnstate.edu Media Rela ons Fax: .........615-963-7692 Press Row Phone: ..............615-963-1882 Director of Media Rela ons ........Wallace Dooley, Jr. Office Phone: .....................615-963-5674 Email: ....................wdooley@tnstate.edu Assistant SID ...........................Zena Lewis Email .........................zlewis@tnstate.edu Website .................... www.tsu gers.com Mailing Address .........TSU Athle c Media Rela ons ......................... 3500 John A Merri Blvd ................................. Nashville, TN 37209

Athle c Trainer: .......... Brandie McKinney Training Room Phone: .......615-963-7769

TSU TIGER FIELD .....................................................46 STRENGTH & CONDITIONING .........................47 ACADEMICS ......................................................48 TRAINING ROOM ..............................................49 TSU OLYMPIAN STATUE ..................................50 TSU ATHLETIC FACILITIES ..............................51 NASHVILLE ........................................................52

CREDITS - The 2011 Tennessee State University Softball Media Guide was prepared by the Office of Athletic Media Relations. Layout and design by Zekeya Anderson, with input and assistance from Zena Lewis and Marques Wilkins. Editorial assistance by Yvon Morris and Athletic Media Relations Interns. Photographs by Sam Jordan, Nathaniel Perry, Don McPeak, John Cross, OVC members, Garfield Bather, Don Claussen and the Tennessee State University Athletic Archives. Cover design by Zena Lewis. All rights reserved. Printing by MultiAd Printing Solutions Company Peoria, Ill. Thanks to the TSU Xerox Service. Tennessee State University is a Tennessee Board of Regents Institution and is an affirmative action institution committed to educating a non-racially identifiable student-body. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons who need assistance with this material may contact TSU’s Athletic Media Relations Office.

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Entering its 63rd year, the Ohio Valley Conference continues to build on the success that has made it the nation’s eighth-oldest NCAA Division I conference. For only the second time in a decade, the Conference expanded by adding Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as the league’s 11th member in 2008. The move expanded the OVC’s geographical footprint to the St. Louis market and marked the first change in membership since expanding to the state of Alabama (Jacksonville State, Samford) in 2003. The 2009-10 school year saw a change in leadership as Beth DeBauche was named the seventh full-time Commissioner in league history. She is currently one of just five females to be the head of a Division I conference, and one of just eight to lead a Division I conference all-time. The last three commissioners of the OVC have moved onto jobs as the commissioner of the Big Ten, Big 12 and the MidAmerican Conferences. The OVC’s proud past dates back to 1948, but seeds for the new league were actually planted in 1941. It was then that Roy Stewart, the athletics director at Murray State, Charles (Turkey) Hughes, the athletics director at Eastern Kentucky, and Kelly Thompson, the public relations director at Western Kentucky, first broached the idea of forming a new conference. Discussions were put on hold by World War II, but reemerged Feb. 27-28, 1948 at the Kentucky Hotel in Louisville as the three original institutions combined with Morehead State, Louisville and Evansville to form the OVC. In the 1950s, the OVC became a pioneer on a much more significant scale socially. During times of racial segregation, league member Morehead State became one of the first non-traditionally black mid-southern institutions to accept a black student. In 1958, Marshall Banks earned athletically-related aid at Morehead, which signed a second black athlete, Howard Murphy, a year later. In 1961, Murphy earned all-conference recognition as a halfback in football. With racial barriers broken, the rest of the institutions in the league began to provide educational and athletic opportunities to African-Americans. A first in the OVC occurred in 2008, when the league had a first round draft pick in both the NFL (Tennessee State’s Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie) and Major League Baseball (Eastern Kentucky’s Christian Friedrich) Drafts in the same school year. The OVC sponsors the following sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis and track for men, and basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and volleyball for women. In addition, the OVC also sponsors the combined men’s and women’s sport of rifle. Current league representatives include charter members Eastern Kentucky University, Morehead State University and Murray State University, along with Austin Peay State University, Eastern Illinois University, Jacksonville State University, Southeast Missouri State University, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University and the University of Tennessee at Martin. Tennessee State has been a member of the Ohio Valley Conference since 1986.

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TSU Athletic Media Relations Staff Wallace Dooley, Jr. Director Phone................... 615-963-5674 E-mail .....wdooley@tnstate.edu - Football, M&W Tennis

ATHLETIC MEDIA RELATIONS The Tennessee State University Athle c Media Rela ons staff is always interested in helping members of the media in their coverage of the Tiger so ball program. Please contact Zekeya Anderson with requests concerning the TSU so ball team. She can be contacted by phone (615.963.1867) or email (zanderson01@tnstate.edu). The Athle c Media Rela on offices are located on the third floor of the Gentry Center. ONLINE For the most up to the minute coverage of the Tigers, log on to TSUTigers. com, the official website of Tennessee State University athle cs. Keep up with OVC so ball with the conference’s website, OVCsports.com. League standings, sta s cs, and releases are posted on the site. OVCsports. com also includes links to all of the OVC member schools. The OVC Media Rela ons office offers a wide array of services to the media, fans and member ins tu on personnel. UP TO THE MINUTE UPDATES Get TSU Athle cs (@TSU_Tigers) and OVC updates (@OVCsports) on Twitter.

Zena Lewis Assistant Director Phone.................... 615-963-5922 E-mail ......... zlewis@tnstate.edu - Men’s Basketball M&W Track and Field, M&W Cross Country Graphic Design, Publications, Web Content

Zekeya Anderson Assistant Coordinator Phone................... 615-963-1867 E-mail .......... zanderson01@tnstate.edu - Volleyball, Women’s Basketball, Softball, M&W Golf

Yvon Morris Staff Assistant Phone................... 615-963-5894 E-Mail ......ymorris@tnstate.edu - Research and Archives Coordinator

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TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY The DAVIS BUILDING is topped by its landmark cupola and houses the Department of Languages, Literature and Philosophy and the Thomas E. Poag Auditorium. The building, which once housed the administrative offices, is named after TSU’s second president Dr. Walter S. Davis.

Founded in 1912, Tennessee State University has grown dramatically from a small college to two campuses: the 500-acre main campus and the downtown Avon Williams campus which is located in the heart of Nashville near the State capitol. The diverse student population of more than 8,000 represents 46 states and 45 countries. TSU has been listed for 11 consecutive years in the U.S. News & World Report “Guide to America’s Best Colleges.” Tennessee State University is a comprehensive, urban, coeducational land-grant university offering 45 bachelor degrees and 24 master’s degrees. Doctoral programs include biological sciences, psychology, public administration, computer information systems engineering, administration and supervision, and curriculum and instruction. When you think about Tennessee State University, many things come to mind – a rich heritage and legacy in athletics, academics, entertainment, research and service. Tennessee State University has long been a rising star among universities across the country. It is designated as one of the best public historically black colleges and universities in the nation, and it’s not by accident. Tennessee State University is among the few historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) with a chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the oldest and largest freshman honor society in the United States and a Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, the most prestigious honor society comprising all academic disciplines. A great deal of focus has been given to improving the academic environment – strengthening our research reputation, attracting and retaining the best and brightest students, encouraging service-focused programs, engaging and supporting expert faculty in diverse fields, building on our student-centered philosophy and holding steadfast to our motto of “Think. Work. Serve.” Currently, we are improving customer service and setting new standards of excellence in higher education. But with all the many examples of past accomplishments we can share, we are looking toward an even brighter future.

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Floyd-Payne Campus Center

Performing Arts Center

The FLOYD-PAYNE CAMPUS CENTER contains various student and administrative offices, campus bookstore, post office, and dining services. The Center is named after former TSU student and fifth president, Otis L. Floyd, and long-time Dean of Students and Vice-President of Student Affairs, Joseph A. Payne.

CAMPUS C AMPUS LIFE LIFE

The PERFORMING ARTS CENTER is located adjacent to the east side of the existing Strange Music Building. The facility houses the Theater, Television, Radio and Music Departments and includes a complete renovation of the Strange Music Building.

Today, Tennessee State University’s student enrollment is more than 8,000. There are more than 400 faculty and more than 1,200 staff who are part of the university’s team. Additionally, the university’s rich strength in embracing diversity is evident with 45 countries and 46 states representative of the student body. The beauty and accessibility of the university’s main campus is a plus with now 65 buildings on more than 450 acres. Complimenting the main campus is a newly renovated downtown campus that features a simulated stock-trading center, a student computer laboratory and continuing education, distance learning and multimedia services. The university is arming students with the intellectual resources to compete in a global environment. In support of that, important partnerships have been established with leading global companies such as Boeing, Raytheon, Dell, IBM and others, in which both funding and service-learning opportunities are currently active.

AVERITTE AMPHITHEATER located in the center of campus; landscaped and has permanent seating for 200. The structure is named after Laura M. Averitte, author of Tennessee State University’s alma mater.

Averitte Amphitheater

Brown-Daniel Library

BROWN-DANIEL LIBRARY was erected in 1976 and opened for service during the summer of 1977. This present structure has 82,000 square feet of space with special study and research facilities for faculty and graduate students, and a Special Collections Room which houses the University’s historical archives, theses, dissertations, and other special materials. The library was named in memory of Library Directors, Martha M. Brown and Lois H. Daniel.

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AVON WILLIAMS CAMPUS

TSU President Melvin Johnson, Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen and Nashville Mayor Karl Dean cut the ribbon at the Avon Williams Campus Renovation Opening Ceremony.

The Avon Williams Campus is located downtown, near the center of the Nashville business and government district. Avon Nyanza Williams, Jr., a leading African American lawyer in Tennessee and state senator, represented the plaintiffs in Geier v. Blanton 1972. In 1972, the federal judge, Frank T. Gray, Jr., allowed Sterling Adams and Raymond Richardson (two black professors of mathematics at TSU) and nearly 100 other black citizens from across Tennessee to enter the Geier case as plaintiffs. They formed Tennesseans for Justice in Higher Education. Their complaint centered on the issue that the presence in Nashville of two state supported universities, Tennessee State University a historically black institution and predominately white University of Tennessee at Nashville, perpetuated a state of segregation in higher education in Nashville. In February 1977, Judge Gray ordered the merger of both institutions under the governance of Tennessee State University. This was the first time that a court in a higher education desegregation suite had ordered a historically black college to take over a predominately white one. In 1979 the University of Tennessee at Nashville merged with Tennessee State University, creating an enlarged institution with two campuses and increased enrollment. The original TSU campus, located in North Nashville is designated as the Main Campus and the former UT-N campus was renamed in honor of Avon Williams, Jr.

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DR. PORTIA SHIELDS INTERIM PRESIDENT

Dr. Portia Shields was appointed to the presidency of Tennessee State University effective January 2, 2011 – the first female to assume the role of President in the history of the institution. Before her appointment at TSU, Shields served as first female chief executive officer and chief academic officer at Concordia College in Selma, Alabama, from November 2007 to December 2009. At Concordia, she improved academic programs and institutional effectiveness, raised campus academic standards, enhanced the college’s financial operations and led the effort to address accreditation concerns from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Shields assumed the executive post at Albany State University in 1996, becoming its first female president and retiring in 2005 after serving for ten years. As the University’s seventh president, Shields inherited a campus recovering from the destructive floodwaters of the Flint River, which had consumed nearly two-thirds of the 204-acre campus in 1994. Her leadership was critical to the university, as she spearheaded a $153-million rebuilding program that revitalized the institution. She was also instrumental in securing an unprecedented $3-million donation from Georgia-born performing artist Ray Charles in 2002, and procured more than $25 million in external grant funds in the following academic year. Prior to her leadership at Albany State, Shields served as Dean of the School of Education at Howard University in Washington, D.C., where she initiated the University’s first comprehensive early learning and pre-college preparation programs. She previously served as director of medical education and biomedical communications in the University’s College of Medicine, where she led the design and construction of state-of-the-art science and technology lab and faculty development initiative. Shields earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the District of Columbia Teachers College, one of three institutions that were later merged to form the University of the District of Columbia. She earned a Master of Arts degree in Education from George Washington University, Washington, D.C., and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from the University of Maryland at College Park. She pursued advanced study completing a post-doctoral fellowship in West Africa, awarded by the African American Institute, New York, New York. Additional scholarly research and studies were completed at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Columbia University, New York, New York; American University, Washington, D.C.; and the University of the District of Columbia. Named in 2004 as one of Georgia’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Georgia Informer, Shields is distinguished as one of the founding presidents of the American University of Ethiopia. She has a wide range of stellar experiences and accomplishments in the field of higher education with appointments and affiliations with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Inc., American Council on Education, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Communities in Schools of Georgia and Georgia Appleseed. Additional memberships include Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., National Council of Negro Women, and Phi Delta Kappa and Kappa Delta Pi Honor Societies.

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Teresa Lawrence-Phillips became head of the Tennessee State University athle cs department in April of 2002. As director, the athle c department has made tremendous strides on the playing field, campus, community and classroom.

TERESA PHILLIPS DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS TERESA PHILLIPS DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY

Some accomplishments under the Phillips’ administra on include the launching of the first official website for TSU Athle cs in August of 2002, the revitaliza on of the Big Blue Booster Club, the recogni on of Ohio Valley Conference Scholar Athletes, and conference championships in volleyball, women’s track including a PGA minority naonal championship in men’s golf. Phillips also has the dis nc on of being the first woman ever to coach an NCAA Division I men’s basketball team en route to being named one of the “101 Most Influen al Minori es in Sports” by Sports Illustrated in 2003. She was also named as the Second Most Influen al Woman in Sports in Tennessee by The Tennessean newspaper. In addi on, she was named USA Today’s Na onal Coach of the Year in 1990 and was a three- me OVC Coach of the Year selec on. No stranger to athle c success, she was head coach of the Lady Tigers basketball program at TSU for 11 seasons from 1989-2000. Phillips guided the 1993–94 squad to the program’s first-ever OVC regular season crown, the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship, and the team’s first appearance ever in the NCAA tournament. She and her staff enjoyed their most successful season in 1994–95 as the Lady Tigers (22–7, 12–4 OVC) shared the regular season tle. TSU claimed its second consecu ve tournament tle and a trip to the NCAA tournament. She has been invited twice to serve as an assistant coach for USA Basketball (1995 and 1999) and was invited to serve as an assistant coach for the U.S. Olympic Fes val North Squad. Prior to her s nt at TSU, Phillips was head coach at Fisk University for four years. She guided the Bulldogs to WIAC League and Tournament Championships in 1987 and 1988 and was tabbed WIAC Coach of the Year twice (1987, 1988). She compiled a 68-34 overall record with the Bulldogs. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s degree in Economics before obtaining a Masters in Educa on from TSU in 1999. Phillips, who helped recruit six All-Americans and seven All-State players, served as an assistant coach with the Lady Commodores (1981-1984) winning the N.I.T. in 1983. Phillips earned several honors as a three-year le er winner at Vanderbilt. She was the first recipient of the Lady Commodore Athlete of the Year honor, given to the best all-around female athlete. In addi on, she received the Nashville Civitan’s Sportsmanship Award in 1979 and 1980. Community oriented, Phillips has assisted with the Na onal Youth Sports Drug Program and has been appointed to several boards and commi ees which include: NCAA Basketball Rules, NCAA Championship Cabinet, Fellowship of Chris an Athletes, Boys’ & Girls’ Club, the Vanderbilt Alumni Advisory Board and the Nashville Sports Council Execu ve Board. She has held memberships in several organiza ons, including the Black Coaches Associa on, the Women’s Basketball Coaches Associa on, the NCAA Championship and Compe on Cabinet and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She is an inaugural member of the Girls’ Preparatory School Sports Hall of Fame and a 2008 inductee of the Lookout Mountain Sports Hall of Fame. She lives in Nashville with her two sons, Micah and Kyle.

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HEAD COACH JEFF DABNEY FIRST SEASON WICHITA STATE, 1998

Jeff Dabney was named the head so ball coach at Tennessee State University in July 2010. Dabney comes to Tennessee State a er two years at Southeast Missouri where he served as the team’s pitching and catching coach and worked with the slap hitters. He also served as the team’s recrui ng coordinator as well as directed the condi oning program. He is the fourth coach of the Tiger so ball program.

ries, 2004 Region 6 Champions, 2004 Coach of the Year, 2003 Conference Champions, and back-to-back Academic Na onal Champions in 2002 and 2003. Collec vely his teams have encompassed ten All-Americans, 36 all-region selec ons, and 32 all-conference selec ons. Along with 54 Academic All-Americans, the team also received one Student Athlete of the Year and six Female Athlete of the Year awards. Dabney graduated from Wichita State University with a degree in Sports Business and Administra on. THE DABNEY FILE PERSONAL Hometown: Clinton, Md. High School: Surrattsville HS

Dabney joined the staff at SEMO a er serving as the head coach of North Florida Community College in Madison, Florida. His team featured nine all-conference players and one Athlete of the Week honoree. Dabney’s du es at NFCC included administering over every aspect of the so ball program including recrui ng, fundraising, condioning and scou ng.

College: Wichita State University Degree(s): Bachelor’s degree in Education Daughter: Kyndall R. Dabney (12)

COACHING HISTORY 2011-Present: Head Coach, Tennessee State 2008-2010: Assistant Coach, Southeast Missouri State

Prior to coaching at NFCC, Dabney was an assistant coach at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla. During his me at Florida, the team went 42-23, which was good enough to finish third in the Southeastern Conference and finished with a ranking of 16th na onally. The team also featured four All-SEC Selec ons, four All-SEC Freshman Team players, one SEC Player of the Year, three CoSIDA Academic All-District selec ons and three players signed to professional contracts.

2006-2008: Head Coach, North Florida Community College 2006: Assistant Coach, University of Florida 2005-2006: Head Coach, Northwestern State 1999-2005: Neosho County Community College, Assistant Coach 1998: Wichita Collegiate HS, Assistant Coach

As head coach at Neosho County Community College in Chanute, Kan., from 1998 to 2005, Dabney notched over 200 wins, averaging 35 a season. His accolades include a 5th place finish at the 2004 Junior College World Se-

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“We’ve been working hard on the field. The players have been buying to what the coaches have been teaching and that should translate into more wins this season.” - Coach Dabney

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ASSISTANT COACH SAMANTHA BUCKNER FIRST SEASON UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, 2008

Florida. As an assistant coach with Clearwater Bullets, Buckner worked with the infield and catchers. She also called pitches as well as coached first and third base.

Samantha Buckner joined the Tennessee State University so ball coaching staff in 2010. As an assistant coach with the Tiger program, Buckner will work primarily with the infield as well as perform other du es as assigned by head coach Jeff Dabney. Buckner came to Tennessee State a er serving as an assistant coach for Southeast Missouri for two years. During her me at SEMO, she assisted with the infield and administra ve du es such as travel and academics. Prior to Southeast Missouri, Buckner was an assistant coach h for f r the fo th he Clearwater C earwater Cl er Bullets a summer team in

Buckner has also worked with a number of camps including the Univ. of Arkansas Summer Camp (2004-09), Southeast Missouri Hi ng Camp (2010) and the Southeast Missouri Pitching Camp (2010). A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Buckner played four years with the Razorbacks. A na ve of Mesquite, Texas, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2008. She was named to the SEC Honor roll list for 2007-08.

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ASSISTANT COACH ALANA HICKS FIRST SEASON JACKSONVILLE STATE, 2008

Hicks primarily worked with the pitchers, catchers and hi ers while at Smyrna High School. Alana Hicks joined the Tennessee State University so ball staff in 2010. Hicks will work primarily with the ou ield as well as perform du es assigned by head coach Jeff Dabney. Prior to joining the staff at Tennessee State, Hicks was an assistant coach at Oxford High School. While at Oxford, she worked with the catchers, the infield and the hi ers. She served as an assistant coach at Smyrna High School prior to her s nt at Oxford.

Hicks played so ball for four years at Jacksonville State University. She was named to the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for three consecu ve years and received the Scholar Athlete Award as a senior. A na ve of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Alana Hicks graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Educa on from Jacksonville State in 2008.

GRADUATE ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER BRANDIE McKINNEY SECOND SEASON MILLIKIN, 2009 Brandie McKinney joined the Tennessee State University Sports Medicine staff as a graduate assistant in summer 2009. McKinney’s primary sports are volleyball and so ball. Prior to coming to Tennessee State, McKinney served as a student athle c trainer at Millikin University for four years in the Undergraduate Athle c Training Educa on Program. While at MU, she assisted with clinical pa ent care in addi on to covering football, men and women’s basketball, men and women’s soccer, so ball, baseball, track, wrestling and volleyball. In 2008, McKinney served as the first responder for the Southern Illinois University- Edwardsville summer basketball camp. She also worked the Decatur Memorial Hospital Sports Medicine Illinois High School Football

Combine in 2007. McKinney has also held internships with various organizaons. She has interned at the Decatur Memorial Hospital, the St. Mary’s Hospital Rock Springs Family Medical Center, Surgical Observa ons, Athle Care Physical Therapy Clinic and the Sports Enhancement Center Physical Therapy Clinic. McKinney, a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., was very ac ve as an undergrad. She was a member of the START SMART mentoring program, the Sports Medicine Club as well as the Black Student Union. She competed with the Millikin University volleyball team from 2005-07 and was a Longvanderburg scholar for four consecu ve years. A na ve of Belleville, Ill., McKinney obtained a bachelor of science in Athle c Training from Millikin University in 2009.

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2011 Tiger So ball By Class

2011 Roster No. Name

Pos

Yr

B-T

Hometown/ Previous School

4

Katye Brown

UT

FR

R/R

Johnson City, Tenn./ Science Hill HS

5

Kelly Troglin

P

JR

R/R

Chattanooga, Tenn./ Red Bank HS

6

Brittany Watson

OF

FR

L/R

W. Paducah, Ky./ Heath HS

7

Jill Gardner

OF

R-JR

R/R

Humble, Texas/ Humble HS

8

Shanika Johnson

OF

FR

R/R

Benton, Ark./ Bryant HS

9

Ashley Haynes

INF

FR

R/R

Knoxville, Tenn./ Central HS

Freshmen _______________________ (8) ______ Brown, Brimm, Gamache, Haynes, _____Heinaman, Johnson, Walker, Watson

10

Kara Murr

UT

RSO

R/R

Maryville, Tenn./ Heritage HS

By Position

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Aisha Walker

OF

FR

L/R

Hendersonville, Tenn./ Hendersonville HS

12

Tedra Alford

INF

SO

R/R

Griffin, Ga./ Griffin HS

13

Ashley Heinaman

C

FR

R/R

Royse City, Texas/ Royse City HS

14

Jasmine Dunston

INF/OF RSO

R/R

Fremont, Calif./ South Carolina State

15

Olivia Gamache

P

FR

R/R

Exeter, R.I./ Exeter West HS

16

Brooke Blackford

INF/C

SO

R/R

Garland, Texas/ Naaman Forest

20

Brittany Webb

INF

SR

R/R

Knoxville, Tenn./ Central HS

21

Jalisa Bradley

C

SR

R/R

Hobbsville, N.C./ Gates County HS

22

Susie Burke

P

JR

L/L

Pleasantview, Tenn./ Sycamore HS

23

Jasmine Brimm

OF

FR

R/R

Smyrna, Tenn./ LaVergne HS

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Brittany Davis

INF/OF JR

R/R

Madison, Fla./ Santa Fe College

25 Caitlin Eaton P SR R/R Baltic, Conn./ Norwich Free Academy Head Coach: Jeff Dabney (first season) Assistant Coach: Samantha Buckner (first season) and Alana Hicks (first season)

Seniors__________________________ (3) _________________ Bradley, Eaton, Webb Juniors __________________________ (4) __________ Burke, Davis, Gardner, Troglin Sophomores _____________________ (4) _____________________Alford, Blackford ______________________ Dunston, Murr

Catcher _________________________ (2) ___________________ Bradley, Heinaman Catcher/Infielder __________________ (1) ___________________________Blackford Infielder _________________________ (4) ____________Alford, Haynes, Murr, Webb Infielder/Outfielder________________ (2) ______________________ Dunston, Davis Outfielder _______________________ (5) _____________ Brimm, Johnson, Gardner ______________________Walker, Watson Pitcher __________________________ (4) _________ Burke, Eaton, Gamache, Troglin Utility ___________________________ (1) _____________________________ Brown

By State

Arkansas ________________________ (1) ____________________________Johnson California ________________________ (1) ___________________________ Dunston Conneticut _______________________ (1) ______________________________Eaton Florida __________________________ (1) ______________________________ Davis Georgia _________________________ (1) _____________________________ Alford Kentucky ________________________ (1) ____________________________ Watson North Carolina____________________ (1) ____________________________ Bradley Rhode Island _____________________ (1) ___________________________Gamache Tennessee _______________________ (8) __________ Brimm, Brown, Burke, Haynes ___________ Murr, Troglin, Walker, Webb Texas ___________________________ (3) __________ Blackford, Gardner, Heinaman

First Row (l-r) Kneeling: Aisha Walker, Kelly Troglin, Shanika Johnson, Bri any Davis, Ashley Heinaman, Brooke Blackford, Tedra Alford, Bri any Watson, Kara Murr; Second Row (l-r) Standing: Jasmine Dunston, Jalisa Bradley, Bri any Webb, Ashley Haynes, Caitlin Eaton, Olivia Gomache, Katye Brown, Susie Burke, Jill Gardner

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2011 TIGER SENIORS JALISA BRADLEY Senior Catcher Hobbsville, N.C. Gates County HS

In 2010 , JUNIOR YEAR Played in 42 games, making 40 starts… Had the fourth best batting average on the team (.263)… Totaled 26 hits and 13 runs with a .364 slugging percentage… Recorded one homerun and nine RBI… Registered an on base percentage of .413… Led the team in pick-offs and was second in put-outs… Had a team second-best fielding percentage of .988… Went a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate at Austin Peay (4/13/10)

IN 2008, FRESHMAN YEAR Played in and started 53 games... Led the team in sacrifice bunts with 10... Was fifth on the team in on base percentage with a .289 mark... Recorded 15 hits and six runs... Had a slugging percentage of .202 ... Second on the team in putouts with 264 PERSONAL: Major is Biology...Daughter of Adrienne and Jerry...Birthday September 2

In 2009 , SOPHOMORE YEAR Played in 48 games, making 46 starts... Tallied a slugging percentage of .352 and a hitting percentage of .205... Registered a .970 fielding percentage and totaled 195 putouts...Had six stolen bases... Recorded 28 hits and 23 runs... Led the team in triples, tied for first in the OVC

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YEAR G-GS AB 2008 53-53 84 2009 48-46 122

R 6 12

H 15 25

2B 2 4

3B 0 4

HR 0 2

2010 42-40

13

26

7

0

1

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RBI SB-A BB SO AVG. 1 1-3 10 29 .179 17 6-8 11 32 .205 9

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CAREER HIGHS: AB: 5 vs. Tennessee Tech (03/25/2008) R: 2 vs. WKU (03/23/2010) H: 3 vs. Aus n Peay (04/14/2010) 2B: 2 vs. Lipscomb (04/07/2010) 3B: 1 vs. UT Mar n (04/04/2009) HR: 1 vs. WKU (03/23/2010) RBI: 3 vs. Eastern Michigan (02/28/2009) BB: 2 vs. Middle Tennessee (04/21/2010) K: 3 vs. Eastern Kentucky (04/02/2010) SB: 2 vs. SE Missouri State (04/09/2010)

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ABOU O T BR B AD ADLE LEY Y Nickna Nick name me:: JB/ Jay P eggame ritu Pr itu ual al:: Li List sten st eniing ing to mus usic icc Favvori rite te Han H ngo gout ut:: Ap Apar artme ents Bestt place on camp m us us: Stud udent Ce ent nter e Favorite vaca on spot: Be Fa B ach Favo Fa vorrite Mov Moviie: Love e and n Basketb tbal alll Favo oriite TV TV show ow: The Fi Firstt 48 Favo Fa v rite t mussic ic:: R& R B Favo Fa voriite P Pro ofe fessiiona nal At Athl h et ete e: Mic Micha hael el Vickk F vorritte Cla Fa lass: Biioch hemi misstry Ro oad d Tri rip p Ne ece ess ssityy: ipo pod d Loud Lo u es estt Pe Pers rson on te eam: am m: Shan nika F nn Fu nnie iest stt Per erso s n on n Tea eam: m: Kattye Fast stes estt Pe es Pers rsson on th the e te team am: Jaasmine Brim imm m Favo Fa voriite Des Dessse sert:: Ch hee eeseccake

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2011 TIGER SENIORS CAITLIN EATON Senior Pitcher Bal c, Conn. Norwich Free Academy

(4/11/09)... Ranked in the Top 10 in four OVC categories: homeruns, total bases, strikeouts, and pitching In 2010, JUNIOR YEAR Named to All-OVC second team…Led the team with a batting average of .302… Turned in 32 hits while recording eight doubles and three homeruns… Had 22 RBI and Scored 10 runs… Had a slugging pct of .462…. had nine multi-hit games… Registered an on base percentage of .347 and a fielding percentage of .981… Led the team in sacrifice flies, and was second on the team in doubles… Recorded 49 total bases… As a pitcher struck out 56 batters In 2009, SOPHOMORE YEAR Selected to the 2009 All-OVC first team...Was the leading offensive player and pitcher for the Tigers... Led the team and ranked second in the OVC with a batting average of .370...Tallied 47 hits on the season and a league second-best 13 homeruns on the season... Was ranked in the nation in homeruns for a majority of the season... Recorded 30 RBI and 20 hits... Had a slugging percentage of .764 and an on base percentage of .497... Had a team-high 31 walks... As a pitcher led the team in wins, ERA and strikeouts...Threw two no hitters this season, vs. IUPUI (2/20/09); vs. Morehead

IN 2008, FRESHMAN YEAR Played in 22 games... Pitched in 18 contests, pitching 21 innings... Recorded 12 strikeouts... Had 32 at bats... Finished the season with a .281 slugging percentage... Recorded five hits and five RBIs PERSONAL: Major is Human Performance Sports Sciences/ Athletic Training...daughter of Sam and Penny...birthday January 12

CAREER STATS YEAR G-GS AB 2008 22-9 32 2009 49-48 127 2010 36-34 106 YEAR 2008 2009 2010

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R 2 20 10

ERA W-L APP 7.67 0-5 18 3.25 12-14 35 5.17 2-12 22

H 5 47 32

2B 1 11 8

3B 0 0 0

HR 1 13 3

RBI SB-A BB SO AVG. 5 0-0 4 10 .156 30 2-2 31 24 .370 21 1-1 9 22 302

GS 5 24 18

CG SHO SV IP H 0 0/0 0 21.0 37 12 2/1 0 174.1 179 5 0/0 1 84.0 99

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2011 TIGER SENIORS CAREER HIGHS AB: 5 vs. Aus n Peay (03/30/10) R: 2 vs. SE Missouri State (04/09/10) H: 3 vs. SE Missouri State (04/09/10) 2B: 2 vs. WKU (03/24/2010) 3B: N/A HR: 2 vs. SE Missouri State (04/09/10) RBI: 4 vs. Morehead State (03/27/10) BB: 3 vs. Tennessee Tech (04/08/09) K: 3 vs. Louisiana Tech (03/07/10) SB: 1 vs. Alabama A&M (02/28/10)

ABOUT EATON Nickname: Caitlin/ Cait Pregame ritual: N/A Favorite Hangout: My Room m Best place on campus: So ballll Fie ield d Favorite vaca on spot: East Beach, RI Favorite Movie: N/A Favorite TV show: N/A Favorite music: Rap/ Hip Hop Favorite Professional Athlete:: None Favorite Class: Therapeu c Exercise Road Trip Necessity: Snacks Loudest Person on team: Shanikka Funniest Person on Team: Jalisa Fastest Person on the team: Ai Aish sha ha Favorite Dessert: Ch hoc ocol olat ae

PITCHING STATISTICS Lows ...................................... CATEGORY ..............................Highs 0.2 vs. Jacksonville St. (5/8/2009) ..AB ...... 7.1 vs. Belmont (2/25/09) 0 vs. Tennessee Tech (4/8/2009).....R....... 11 vs. Syracuse (3/1/2009) 3 vs. Aus n Peay (3/30/2010).........H.... 11 vs. Lipscomb (4/14/2009) 0 vs. Aus n Peay (4/30/2010)........2B........... 5 vs. Auburn (3/5/2010) 0 vs. Aus n Peay (4/14/2010)........3B.....1 vs. SE Missouri (4/9/2010) 0 vs. Au n Peay (4/14/2010).........HR 1 vs. Jacksonville St.(5/9/2010) 0 vs. Valporaiso (2/27/2010).........BB..... 6 vs. SE Missouri (5/3/2009) 0 vs. Aus n Peay (3/30/2010).......SO.. 9 vs. Aus n Peay (4/14/2010)

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2011 TIGER SENIORS BRITTANY WEBB Senior Infield Knoxville, Tenn. Knoxville Central

Tigers...Led the team in on base percentage (.333) and was second on the team in slugging percentage In 2010, JUNIOR YEAR Selected to the All-OVC second team... Led the team (.329)... Recorded a team-high 22 RBI’s... Had three in hits with 38 and had a team second-best slugging homeruns, the second most on the squad... Led the percentage... Second on the team in ba ng aver- team with 20 walks and recorded 49 total bases age (.297)... Recorded 12 doubles, 21 RBI, and three homeruns... Registered a .979 fielding percentage and CENTRAL HS led the team with 114 putouts... Finished with a team- While playing for Coach Mike Cox, helped lead her high 59 total bases and had 17 runs... Had 10 mul -hit Central High School softball team to the Tennessee games and a .461 slugging percentage... Totaled 48 State AAA Tournament in 2007...was 1st Team AllState, 1st team Prep-Xtra, 1st Team KIL, 1st Team Alltotal plate appearances and 128 at bats District Player and 1st Team All-Tournament Player in 2007...was a member of 2006 State Championship In 2009, SOPHOMORE YEAR Selected to the 2009 All-OVC second team...Tallied squad leading her team in hitting with .431 batting seven multi-RBI games and 10 multi-hit games... Had average. the third best batting average on the team and recorded a team third best 39 hits on the season... Led PERSONAL: Daughter of Dale and Sherry... Major is the team in sacrifice flies and notched a team second- Physical Education... Birthday is July 5 best 23 RBI... Registered a fielding percentage of .942 and a slugging percentage of .419... Tallied 12 doubles and 60 total bases... Second on the team in total plate appearances and third in walks... Played in 49 game In 2008, FRESHMAN YEAR Played in and started all 54 games for the

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2011 TIGER SENIORS CAREER HIGHS: AB: 4 vs. Aus n Peay (04/14/2010) R: 3 vs. Alabama A&M (02/14/2009) H: 3 vs. Alabama A&M (02/28/2010) 2B: 2 vs. Belmont (03/17/2010) 3B: 1 vs. Alabama A&M (02/16/2008) HR: 1 vs. Jacksonville State (05/08/2010) RBI: 3 vs. WKU (03/23/2010) BB: 2 vs. Eastern Illinois (03/14/2009) K: 3 vs. Lehigh (03/03/2009) SB: 1 vs. Eastern Illinois (03/04/2010)

ABOUT WEBB Nickname: B. Webbie Pregame ritual: Pu ng on gli er e eye ye sha sh dow Favorite Hangout: My apartment wit ith h roomies Best place on campus: My room m Favorite vaca on spot: Beach Favorite Movie: Miss Congen nial alit ity Favorite TV show: Grey’s Anaato tomy my Favorite music: Country Musi sicc Favorite Professional Athlete: e: Chi Chipp p er Jones Favorite Class: Team Sports Road Trip Necessity: Cell Phon one Loudest Person on team: Jaalissa Bradley Funniest Person on Team: Kel elly ly Tro ogl g in Fastest Person on the team:: Ja Jasmine Brimm Favorite Dessert: Cheesecake e

CCAREER A REERR SSTATS TAT S YEAR G-GS A AB B 2008 54-54 149 2009 49-48 144 2010 44-44 128

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H 35 39 38

2 2B B 3 12 12 12 12

3B 1 0 0

H HR R 3 3 3

RBI SB-A RBI SB 22 0-0 0-0 3 1-1 1-1 23 1 21 1-1

B BB B SO O AVG A AVG. V . 20 0 31 .235 .23 35 13 24 .271 .271 1 13 10 21 .297 .29 2 7 10

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2011 TIGER RETURNERS SUSIE BURKE Junior Pitcher Pleasant View, Tenn. Sycamore

CAREER HIGHS: AB: 4 vs. Middle Tennessee State (04/21/2010) R: 1 vs. Murray State (03/20/2010) H: 2 vs. Eastern Kentucky (04/03/2010) 2B: 1 vs. Tennessee Tech (04/18/2010) 3B: N/A HR: N/A RBI: 2 vs. Tennessee Tech (04/18/2010) BB: 1 vs. Middle Tennessee State (04/21/2010) K: 2 vs. Eastern Kentucky (04/02/2010) SB: N/A

PITCHING STATISTICS Lows ...................................... CATEGORY ..............................Highs 0.0 vs. Louisina Tech (3/7/10).........IP................ 2.0 vs. EIU (3/14/09) N/A .................................................R... 5 vs. E Michigan (2/28/2009) N/A..................................................H.... 5 vs. UT Mar n (4/25/2010) In 2010, AS A SOPHOMORE Appeared in 6 contests....Pitched in 2.2 innings... Al- 0 vs. Aus n Peay (4/30/2010)........2B.... 2 vs. UT Mar n (4/25/2010) 0 vs. UT Mar n(4/25/2010)...........3B........ 1 vs. Syracuse (3/1/2009) lowed seven hits and six runs... 0 vs. Cha anooga (4/6/2010)........HR... 2 vs. Lipsocomb (4/14/2009) 0 vs. Lipscomb (4/14/2009)...........BB... 4 vs. Cha anooga (4/6/2010) IN 2009, AS A FRESHMAN 0 vs. UT Mar n (4/25/2010)..........SO.. 2 vs. Central Florida (2/27/2009)

Pitched in 15 games...Pitched a total of 19 innings... Finished with a pitching record of 1-0 on the season

SYCAMORE HS Named to the 11AA All-District team.... Helped her team to a 11AA District Championship...Selected to the Gallatin Classic All Tournament team...Also played on the soccer team...Was named the Co-Sycamore MVP and Defensive Player of the year for soccer

ABOUT BURKE Nickname: Susie/ Suz Pregame ritual: Listen to loud music

PERSONAL: Major is HPSS... Daughter of Michael and Cathy... Birthday October 13

Favorite Hangout: Dunkin Donuts in my Hometown Best place on campus: My Bed Favorite vaca on spot: Arizona Favorite Movie: Li le Giants Favorite TV show: One Tree Hill Favorite music: Rap/ Rock/ Instrumental Favorite Professional Athlete: Cat Osterman

CAREER STATS

Favorite Class: Human Sexuality Road Trip Necessity: Cell phone/ Ipod/ computer

YEAR G-GS 2009 2-1 2010 6-6

AB 1 0

R 0 0

H 0 0

YEAR ERA W-L APP GS 2009 8.11 1-0 15 0 2010 15.75 0-0 6 18

22

2B 0 0

3B 0 0

HR 0 0

RBI SB-A BB SO AVG. 0 0-0 0 0 .000 0 0-0 0 0 .000

CG SHO SV IP 0 0/0 0 19.0 5 0/0 1 84.0

H 36 7

R 28 6

ER 22 6

BB SO 16 9 9 0

Loudest Person on team: Jalisa Bradley Funniest Person on Team: Kelly Troglin Fastest Person on the team: Aisha Walker Favorite Dessert: Coee Cheesecake

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2011 TIGER RETURNERS CAREER HIGHS: AB: 4 vs. Northern Iowa (03/08/2008) 8/2 /200 08 8)) R: 2 vs. Belmont (03/17/2010) H: 2 vs. Georgia State (02/03/2008) 2B: 1 vs. Alabama A&M (02/28/2010) 3B: N/A HR: N/A RBI: 1 vs. Alabama A&M (02/28/2010) BB: 1 vs. Belmont (03/17/2010) K: 3 vs. Central Michigan (03/01/2008) SB: 1 vs. Belmont (03/17/2010)

JILL GARDNER RS-Junior Ou ield Humble, Texas Humble

In 2010 , JUNIOR YEAR Only played in 14 games before suffering a seasonending injury... Finished with four hits and five runs... Tallied two RBI and had a slugging percentage of .261 In 2009 , SOPHOMORE YEAR Played in 42 games and started in 34...Fourth on the team in on base percentage at .382... Had a batting average of .250 and a slugging percentage of .250... Recorded a fielding percentage of 1.000, tied for best on the team... Had 28 at bats, registering eight runs and seven hits

In 2008, FRESHMAN YEAR Played in 48 games, starting in 37...Fifth on the team in runs scored with nine... Fifth on the team in stolen bases (2) and stolen base percentage (.500)...Recorded 15 hits and five RBI’s... Had 93 at bats

PERSONAL: Major is Criminal Justice...Daughter of Donna and Shiraz...Birthday April 5

CAREER STATS ABOUT GARDNER Nickname: Jilly Bean, Jilly, Jill Pregame ritual: Listen to music Favorite Hangout: The Park Best place on campus: So ball field Favorite vaca on spot: Any place where theree ar are paalm trees and beaches Favorite Movie: Madagascar and Gladiator Favorite TV show: South Park Favorite music: Anything I can sing to Favorite Professional Athlete: BJ Penn Road Trip Necessity: Food, Q- ps, Chaps ck Loudest Person on team: Jalisa Funniest Person on team: Jalisa Favorite Dessert: Brownies; German Chocolate cake ice cream from Cold Stone’s creamery

YEAR G-GS 2008 48-37 2009 42-34 2010 14-13

AB 93 28 23

R 9 8 5

H 15 7 4

2B 0 0 2

3B 0 0 0

HR 0 0 0

RBI SB-A BB SO AVG. 5 2-4 6 27 .161 1 2-4 2 14 .250 2 2-3 1 10 .174

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2011 TIGER RETURNERS KELLY TROGLIN Junior Pitcher Cha anooga, Tenn. Red Bank

CAREER HIGHS: AB: 5 vs. WKU (03/23/2010) R: 1 vs. SE Missouri State (04/09/2010) H: 1 vs. UT Mar n (04/25/2010) 2B: 1 vs. Auburn (03/05/2010) 3B: N/A HR: 1 vs. UT Mar n (04/05/2009) RBI: 1 vs. Murray State (03/20/2010) BB: 1 vs. UT Mar n (04/25/2010) K: 2 vs. Morehead State (03/27/2010) SB: 1 vs. Eastern Kentucky (04/02/2010)

PITCHING STATISTICS

In 2010 , SOPHOMORE YEAR Registered 70 at bats... Scored nine runs and recorded eight hits... Finished the season with four rbi and a .970 fielding percentage... Made pitching appearances in two games In 2009 , FRESHMAN YEAR Played in 22 games and made pitching appearances in 20 contests... Tallied a total of 39.1 innings pitched... Recorded third best ERA on team... Tallied the third-most wins among the pitchers... Had 16 at bats, with two runs and one hit RED BANK HS Named the Most Valuable Player in 2008...Recipient of the Slugger Award for best offense...Best of Preps for three consecutive years... Named to the All-District team in basketball percentage and a .661 slugging percentage... Also tallied seven homeruns with 80 RBI and 67 stolen bases... As a pitcher had a record of 22-11 with a .071 ERA... Recorded 245 strike outs in 199 innings pitched.... MVP Hitting award in 2005 and 2006... Defensive MVP in 2007... Team MVP in 2008... Started on... Winning pitcher in 2005 State Championship

Lows ........................................... CATEGORY................................... Highs 0 vs. Georgia (2/20/2009)...............IP........4.1 vs. Alabama State (3/18/09) N/A .................................................R............. 5 vs. E Michigan (2/28/2009) N/A..................................................H........ 7 vs. Alabama State (3/18/2009) 0 vs. Aus n Peay (4/30/2010)........2B ... 4 vs. Jacksonville State (3/21/2009) N/A................................................3B........ ............................................N/A 0 vs. Cha anooga (2/19/2010)......HR..... 1 vs. Northern Iowa (2/20/2010) 0 vs. Lipscomb (4/14/2009)...........BB... 3 vs. Eastern Michigan (2/28/2009) 0 vs. Cha anooga (2/19/2010)......SO.. .............. 2 vs. Belmont (2/25/2009)

an East Tennessee All –Star team that played the Japanese National Team in 2007 PERSONAL: Major is HPSS...Daughter of Greg and Kendra... Birthday August 3

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YEAR G-GS 2009 1-5 2010 32-26

AB 16 70

R 2 9

H 1 8

YEAR ERA 2009 6.94 2010 2.33

W-L APP GS 2-4 20 5 0-0 2 0

2B 0 1

3B 0 0

HR 0 0

RBI SB-A BB SO AVG. 0 0-0 1 5 .063 8 2-2 3 11 .114

CG SHO SV IP 0 0/0 1 39.1 0 0/0 0 3.0

H 61 1

R 44 1

ER 39 1

ABOUTT TR AB T OGLIN Nickname: KT/ Kel P egame ritual: Focus/ Listening to music Pr Favorite Hangout: Friends house Bestt place on campus: My room Favo v rite vaca on spot: Myrtle Beach Favorite Movie: Love and Basketball Favorite TV show: Grey’s Anatomy Favorite music: Country/ Rap p/ Rock Faavo vori r te Pro rofe fessionall At Athl h ete: Cat Osterman Favo oritee C Cla lass ss: Te Team am Spo Sport rts Road Trip Necessity: Cell phon Ro o e/ Ipo od/ Com om-pu ute ter Lo oudest Person o on te team m: Ja Jalisaa Fu unniest s Person on Tea e m: Jalisa Fastest Person o on the team:: Ai Aish shaa Favo vori rite te Des esse sert rt:: Ch Chee eese seca cake ke

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2011 TIGER RETURNERS KARA MURR RS-Sophomore Infield Maryville, Tenn. Heritage

In 2010 , SOPHOMORE YEAR Appeared in 30 games, while star ng in 15... Recorded four hits and six runs... Had 11 putouts and 23 assists

CAREER HIGHS: AB: 4 vs. Belmont (03/07/2010) R: 2 vs. Tennessee Tech (04/18/2010) H: 1 vs. Alabama A&M (02/14/2009) 2B: N/A 3B: N/A HR: N/A RBI: 1 vs. Belmont (03/17/2010) BB: 1 vs. Tennessee Tech (04/18/2010) K: 2 vs. Middle Tennessee (04/21/2010) SB: 1 vs. Alabama State (03/05/2010)

a record of 22-11 with a .071 ERA... Recorded 245 strike outs in 199 innings pitched.... MVP Hitting award in 2005 and 2006... Defensive MVP in 2007... Team MVP in 2008... Started on an East Tennessee All –Star team that played the Japanese National Team in 2007

In 2009 , FRESHMAN YEAR Only played in five games before suffering a sea- PERSONAL: Major is Nursing... Daughter of Tony & Misty... Birthday August 9 son ending injury HERITAGE HS Named to the first team All-District and All-County teams for four consecutive years... Selected to first team All -Prep Xtra team three consecutive years.... First Team All-Tournament in 2007 and 2008... AllState Nominee in 2006 and 2007.... Helped lead team to the AAA State Tournament in 2006.... Led the team in batting average, on base percentage, runs batted in , stolen bases , homeruns , fielding percentage, and earned run average....Hit .441 with a .501 on base percentage and a .661 slugging percentage... Also tallied seven homeruns with 80 RBI and 67 stolen bases... As a pitcher had

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CAREER STATS YEAR G-GS 2009 DNP 2010 30-15

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

29

6

4

0

0

0

RBI SB-A BB SO AVG. 1

1-4

1

11

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Niick c name: K-Mu urrr Pregame ritual: I always say a prayer Favorite Hangout: The apartment Best place on campus: So ball field Be Favo vori r te vac acaa on o spot: Any place with a beach Favorite te M Movie: To Too o ma m ny to choose from Favorite Fa te TV sh show ow:: Tr Trau auma ma:: Life in the E.R. Favorite mus u ic ic: Anythi hing ng rea eallly Favorite Profe fessio iona n l Athlete: De Dere rekk Jeter Favo vorite Class: Pa P thop ophy h siologgy Road Tri r p Necesssit ity: Mussic and nd a p pilillo low w Loud Lo udes estt Pe Person on te team am: Jaalisa Favo Fa vori rite Dessert: Cheese seca cakee

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2011 TIGER RETURNERS CAREER HIGHS: AB: 4 vs. Ca anooga (04/06/2010) R: 1 vs. Jacksonville State (05/08/2010) H: 2 vs. SE Missouri State (04/09/2010) 2B: 1 vs. SE Missouri State (04/09/2010) 3B: N/A HR: 1 vs. Jacksonville State (05/08/2010) RBI: 2 vs. SE Missouri State (04/09/2010) BB: 2 vs. Eastern Kentucky (04/02/2010) K: 2 vs. Tennessee Tech (04/17/2010) SB: 1 vs. Eastern Kentucky (04/02/2010)

TEDRA ALFORD Sophomore Infield Griffin, Ga. Griffin HS

Glove Award as a shortstop...Named the 2006 and 2007 Player of the Year

In 2010 , FRESHMAN YEAR Appeared in 44 games.....Recorded 18 hits and six runs... Registered a .218 slugging percentage and a PERSONAL: Major is Biochemistry.... Daughter of .270 on base percentage... Tallied two stolen bases Shirley and Roger .... Birthday November 20 .... Notched first career homerun against Jacksonville State (5/8/10)... Had a fielding percentage of .960 AT GRIFFIN HS Four year starter... Earned All- Region in all four years of her career...Named All-Region as a pitcher in her last three years... received the 2008 Gold ABOUT ALFO FORD

Nicknaamee: Teddy Pregam me ritual: Always eat before I playy Favori r tee Hangout: Cafeete teri ria (free food d) Best pla lace on campus: Cafeteria (free food) Favo ori ritte vaca on spot: My bed ed Favo ori rite Movie: Salt Favo ori r te TV show: The Gam me Favo ori r te music: Nicki Favo vorrite Professional Atthlette: e N/A Faavo vorrite Class: N/A Road Ro ad d TTri rip Ne Nece c sssitty: Cel elll Ph Phon one, Pilillo low, w Cove Co vers r , fo food od,, mu usi sicc Lo Lou oudes ud st Peers r on o on n team: Brooke Funn Fu nie i st s Per erso son n on Team: Kayte F stest Pe Fa Pers rson on on the team: N/ N/A A Favo v ritee D Des esse s rt: Key Lime Pie

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CAREER STATS YEAR G-GS AB 2009 1-0 2 2010 44-42 101

R 1 6

H 1 18

YEAR ERA W-L APP GS 2009 4.15 3-13 25 18

2B 0 1

3B 0 0

HR 0 1

RBI SB-A BB SO AVG. 0 0-0 0 0 .500 5 2-5 10 20 .178

CG SHO SV IP H 4 1/0 1 87.2 100

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R 71

ER 52

BB SO 41 36

2011 TIGER RETURNERS BROOKE BLACKFORD Sophomore Infield/ Catcher Garland, Texas Naaman Forest

In 2010, FRESHMAN YEAR Played in 40 games while starting 33… Finished with a batting average of .196…. had 19 hits and a .206 slugging percentage… Notched a fielding percentage of .951 … Registered 20 total bases and an on base percentage of .271… hit .400 (2-of-3) against IUPUI (2/20/10)… Tallied nine RBI on the season… Led the team in sacrifice bunts…

PERSONAL: Major is Human Performance and Sports Science with a concentration in Sports Marketing …. Daughter of Pam and Mark Blackford …. Birthday June 5

NAAMAN FOREST HS Four year starter…Named to the all-district team all three years…Named the 11-5A…Softball Newcomer of the Year in 2006. She is also a three time Academic All-District team member. Was a member of Student Council, Santa Cops, and FCA... Recipient of Leadership Awards in 2006 and 2007… Helped travel team accomplish three 18 Gold ASA National Top 25 finishes, placing a best 13th in 2007… Helped 14U team win the USSSA World Series in 2005…Named the USSSA World Series Offensive MVP

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CAREER STATS YEAR G-GS 2009 DNP 2010 40-33

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

97

2

19

1

0

0

RBI SB-A BB SO AVG. 9

0-1

4

21

CAREER HIGHS: AB: 4 vs. Middle Tennessee State (04/21/2010) R: 1 vs. Murray State (03/20/2010) H: 2 vs. Eastern Kentucky (04/03/2010) 2B: 1 vs. Tennessee Tech (04/18/2010) 3B: N/A HR: N/A RBI: 2 vs. Tennessee Tech (04/18/2010) BB: 1 vs. Middle Tennessee State (04/21/2010) K: 2 vs. Eastern Kentucky (04/02/2010) SB: N/A

Nickna Nick name m : Brookie Preg Pr egam amee riitual: Jam out to Ipod Favo Fa vori rite te Han a gout: Golf apartments Best Be st pla lacee on campus: Starbucks Favo Fa vori rite te vvac a a on spot: Beach Favoritee Mov Fa ovie: Soopertroopers/ Varsity Blues Favorite TV sh show: Secret life of American Teenager ag Favvorite mussic ic: Country Favorrite Pro rofe f sssional Athlete: Michael Young Favorite te Class ss: Tennis Road Trip p Ne Nece cess ssity: Cell phone Loudest Peerson no on team: Shanika Johnson Funniest Perrso son n on o Team: Jalisa Bradley Fastest Pers rson on on th he team: Aisha Walker Favorite Des e sert:: Ba Ban nana Pudding

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2011 TIGER NEWCOMERS JASMINE BRIMM Freshman Ou ield Smyrna, Tenn. LaVergne

LAVERGNE HS As a senior, posted a total of 66 hits, including 43 singles, 11 doubles, seven triples, and five homers with 27 runs batted in...Scored 51 runs...Holds the school record with a .524 batting average and a slugging percentage of .841...Named to the all-district team...Won the district tournament’s best offensive player award... Broke school record for stolen bases...Named LaVergne softball MVP of the 2010 season

ABOUT BRIMM Nickname: Brimm Pregame ritual: Listening to ipod Best place on campus: Gentry Favorite vaca on spot: Cancun, Mexico Favorite Movie: The Grown Ups Favorit ite TV TV sh s ow: Cr Criimiinall Min Mind ds Favorite music: Hip Hop Favorite Professional Athlete: Rajon Rondo Road Trip Necessity: cell phone Loudest Person on team: Katye Funniest Person on Team: Bangz Fastest Person on the team: Me Favorite Dessert: Strawberry Cheesecake

PERSONAL: Major is undecided... Daughter of LaSherica Brimm... Birthday August 21

KATYE BROWN Sophomore U lity Johnson City, Tenn. Science Hill

SYCAMORE HS Four year le erwinner... Served as team cap an in 2008 and 2009... Named to All-Conference team in 2008 and 2009... Selected to Big-East All-Region team in 2009

PERSONAL: Major is poli cal science... Daughter of Mona and Adolph Brown... Birthday is December 14

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ABOUT BROWN Nickname: Kayte/ KB/ Katye May Favorite Hangout: The Basement Best place on campus: The Cafe Favorite vaca on spot: Puerto Rico Favorite Movie: Super Bad Favorite TV show: The Golden Girls Favorite music: All Favorite Professional Athlete: Canadace Parker Favorite Class: Sociology of Sport Road Trip Necessity: Muics/ Candy/ Pillow/ Blankie/ Cell phone Loudest Person on team: JB Funniest Person on Team: Teddy Fastest Person on the team: Dunston Favorite Dessert: Vanilla Ice Cream/ Blackberry Cobbler

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2011 TIGER NEWCOMERS BRITTANY DAVIS Junior Infield/ Ou ield Madison, Fla. Santa Fe College

SANTA FE COLLEGE Named to the Mid-Florida Conference Honorable Men on team in 2010... Recognized as a Mid-Florida Conference Scholar Athlete MADISON COUNTY HS Played four years at Madison County High School... Was named to the All-Big Bend team for four consecutive years... All-district in 2007

PERSONAL: Major is Psychology/ Communications... Daughter of Barbara and Cleo Brown... Birthday is Oct. 3

JASMINE DUNSTON RS Sophomore Ou ield Fremont, Calif. South Carolina State

PERSONAL: Major is AT SOUTH CAROLINA STATE Science... Played freshman year...Sat out en re sophomore Political Daughter of Shawon season due to injury and Tracie Dunston... Birthday is April 14 AT FREMONT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Junior and senior captain...Earned a batting average of .275...Named to the second team all league all three years...Won the “Slugger” award... Competed in the AAA USA World Series in Texas

ABOUT DAVIS Nickname: Cuz Pregame ritual: prayer/media on Favorite Hangout: Lake Francis ( adison Florida.)) (M Favorite vaca on sp spot ot:: Daytona beach Florida Favorite Movie: Babe Favorite TV show: House Favorite music: Rap (Young Jeezy) Favorite Professional Athlete: Albert Pujols Favorite Class: Counseling Road Trip Necessity: ipod Loudest Person on team: Shaneka Funn Fu nnie iest st Per Perso sonn on Tea Team: m: Jal Jalis isaa Fastest Person on the team: Bri any Watson Favorite Dessert: Mom’s pound cake/ vanilla bean ice cream

ABOUT DUNSTON Nickname: Jaz Pregame ritual: Pray Favorite Hangout: My room Best place on campus: Crouch Hall Favorite vaca on spot: St. Thomas Favorite Movie: B.A.P.S Favorite TV show: The Game Favorite music: Rap/ R&B Favorite Professional Athlete: Natasha Watley/ Derick Rose Favorite Class: Legal Research and Wri ng Road Trip Necessity: Cell phone, Laptop, Dre Beats, and Ipod Funniest Person on Team: Jalisa Bradley Fastest Person on the team: Jasmine Brimm or Jasmine Dunston Favorite Dessert: Cookies and Vanilla Ice Cream

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2011 TIGER NEWCOMERS Olivia Gamache Freshman Pitcher Exeter, R.I. Exeter West

EXETER WEST HS Team captain... First team all-state... As a senior Named to the first team all-division...Led Exeter-West Greenwich to the Rhode Island State tle... Member of the second team all division squad as a junior... Received Honorable Men on as a sophomore...Named to the third team all-division during freshman campaign

ABOUT GAMACHE Nickname: Liv Pregame ritual: Listen to Music Favorite Hangout: Golf Apartments Bestt pllace c on ca campus: St Star arbu buck ckss Favorite vaca on spot: Maine Favorite Movie: A League of their Own Favorite TV show: Jersey Shore Favorite music: Country Favorite Professional Athlete: Jonathan Papelbon Favorite Class: First Aid Road Trip Necessity: Ipod/ Cell phone Loudest Person on team: Shanika Johnson Funniest Person on Team: Jalisa Bradley Fastest Person on the team: Aisha Walker Favorite Dessert: Black Raspberry Ice Cream

PERSONAL: Major is Human Performance & Sports Sciences/ Athle c Training... Daughter of Dan & Jane Gamache... Birthday is April 3

Ashley Haynes Freshman Infield Knoxville, Tenn. Central

CENTRAL HS During senior year, earned a ba ng average of .417 with four home runs and 43 rbi...registered a .965 fielding percentage...Made the all district team all four years at Central... As a junior, hit two homers with a total of 29 rbi...Earned a ba ng average of .328...Posted a fielding percentage of .940

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ABOUT HAYNES Nickname: Bangs Pregame ritual: Eat a bag of ski les and mix match foo e socks Favorite Hangout: Teammates dorm rooms Best place on campus: The Cafe Favorite vaca on spot: Jamaica Favorite Movie: Bull Durham Favorite TV show: Jersey Shore Favorite music: Rap/ Hip Hop Favorite Professional Athlete: Yunell Esobar Favorite Class: Anatomy and Physiology Road Trip Necessity: Purple G2 Gatorade/ Sunflower Seeds (BBQ)/ Purple Fuzzy Pillow Loudest Person on team: Jalisa Bradley Funniest Person on Team: Tedra Alford Fastest Person on the team: Aisha Walker Favorite Dessert: Snicker Cheesecake

PERSONAL: Major is Nursing/ Health Science... Daughter of James and Jennifer Haynes... Birthday is August 4

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2011 TIGER NEWCOMERS ABOUT HEINAMAN

Ashley Heinaman Freshman Catcher Royse City, Texas Royse City

ROYSE CITY HS As a senior, registered a ba ng average of .382...Earned a fielding percentage of .909...Posted a total of 18 rbi’s with a .425 on base percentage...Named to the all-district second team as a junior and senior...Member of the state semi-finalist team at Rouse City

Nickname: BOB Pregame ritual: Listening to Music Favorite Hangout: The Cafe Best place on campus: My Roo oom m Favorite vaca on spot: Oklahoma Lake Favorite Movie: Gone with the Wind Favorite TV show: Army Wives Favorite music: Country/ Rap Favorite Professional Athlete: Jennie Finch Favorite Class: Art/ Drawing Road Trip Necessity: Cell Phone/ Ipod Loudest Person on team: Jalisa Funniest Person on Team: Teddyy Fastest Person on the team: Aisha Favorite Dessert: Pazooki

PERSONAL:Major is undecided... Daughter of Tammy Klomps, Michael Klomps and John Heinaman... Birthday is Jan 12

Shanika Johnson Freshman Ou ield Benton, Ark. Bryant

BRYANT HS Senior year managed a ba ng average of .350... Knocked in eight homers with 28 rbi...Registered an on base percentage of .420...scored 22 runs...Made the all-state tournament team...Team captain for the 2010 season...Member of the Bryant H.S conference championship and state championship teams.

ABOUT JOHNSON Nickname: Freddy Pregame ritual: Listen to favorite pump up song Favorite Hangout: The Hill Best place on campus: My Room Favorite vaca on spot: Anywhere my mom is Favorite Movie: Salt Favorite TV show: Pre y Li le Liars Favorite music: Pop rock Favorite Professional Athlete: Blake GriďŹƒn Favorite Class: Biology Road Trip Necessity: ipod Loudest Person on team: Jalisa Bradley Funniest Person on Team: Jalisa Bradley Fastest Person on the team: Aisha Walker Favorite Dessert: Banana Pudding

PERSONAL: Major is Biology... Daughter of Rebecca L. Johnson... Birthday is May 27

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2011 TIGER NEWCOMERS Aisha Walker Freshman Ou ield Hendersonville, Tenn. Hendersonville HS

HENDERSONVILLE HS Earned the Hendersonville HS rookie of the year award, and hustle award...Member of the all district tournament team...Named all district for the regular season... Made the Tennessee All-Star team PERSONAL: Major is Criminal Jus ce... Daughter of Vincent and Share a Walker... Birthday is July 26

ABOUT WALKER Pregame ritual: Write ‘LgBg’ in the On Deck Circle Favorite Hangout: My Room Best place on campus: My Room Favorite vaca on spot: Panama City Beach, Fla. Favorite Movie: Wanted Favorite TV show: Glee Favorite music: Rap Favorite Professional Athlete: Canadace Parker Favorite Class: English Road Trip Necessity: Cell phone/ Snacks Loudest Person on team: Jalisa Funniest Person on Team: Teddy Fastest Person on the team: Brimm Favorite Dessert: Ice Cream

Bri any Watson Freshman Ou ield W. Paducah, Ky. Heath HS

HEATH HS Played four years at Heath High School... PERSONAL: Major is Agricultural Science... Daughter of Pamela Watson and Kenny McCampbell... Birthday is February 22

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ABOUT WATSON Nickname: Bri / Bwats Pregame ritual: Listen to music Favorite Hangout: The Dorm Best place on campus: The Student Center Favorite Movie: Love and Basketball Favorite TV show: NCIS Favorite music: R&B Favorite Professional Athlete: Le’Bron James Favorite Class: English Road Trip Necessity: Cell phone/ Laptop/ Blanket/ Pillow Loudest Person on team: Jalisa Funniest Person on Team: Teddy Fastest Person on the team: Jasmine Dunston Favorite Dessert: German Chocolate Cake

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2011 SEASON OUTLOOK

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Season

Outlook Coach Jeff Dabney will begin his inaugural season with the Tiger program in 2011. Dabney has nine letterwinners returning and will welcome ten newcomers to this year’s squad .

Caitlin Eaton, also a 2009 All-OVC first team award The Tennessee State University so ball team finished honoree, led the 2010 season with an overall record of 11-34 and the team with a .302 ba ng average while recording a 6-16 conference record. As a team, TSU recorded a 32 hits, recording eight doubles and three homeruns. .255 ba ng average, while tallying 258 hits and 106 To add to this, Eaton had 22 RBI with a slugging perRBI. The Tiger pitching staff only managed to hold centage of .462. On the defensive side of the ball, she the opposi on to 4.72 earned run average. was able to account for 70 putouts to add to 30 assists, while only contribu ng to two fielding errors. Among the top returners are 2010 All-OVC second Eaton had mul -hit games in nine ou ngs last season, team award winners Caitlin Eaton and Bri any Webb. and on three occasions she was able to registered This was the second consecu ve All-OVC selec on for three or more hits. both players. Eaton and Webb led TSU in the categories of ba ng average, hits, doubles and runs ba ed Bri any Webb also has a 2009 All-OVC second team in in 2010 and will look to con nue to bolster the award to add to her most recent 2010 second team teams lineup in 2011. selec on. Webb finished the 2010 season leading the OVC in doubles with 12. Webb also led the team in hits with 38, three of which were homeruns and a slugging percentage of .461. She registered a total of 59 bases and 21 RBI. Webb was also able to register ten mul -hit games along with being third on the team in putouts with 114 and having a fielding percentage of .979. The Tigers will also return the leadership of senior Jalissa Bradly. As a junior, Bradley played in 42 games, making 40 starts. She ranked fourth on the team in ba ng averages with a .263, while totaling 26 hits and 13 runs, with a slugging percentage of .413. Bradley led the team in pick-offs and ranked second on the team in putouts. Bradley also had a .988 fielding percentage, which was second-best on the team.

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2011 SEASON OUTLOOK senior Jill Gardner, whose 2010 season was cut short a er only 14 games before she suffered a seasonending knee injury.

2011 OVC SOFTBALL PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH (as voted on by the league’s head so ball coaches) School Points 1. Jacksonville State (Eight first-place votes) 97 2. Tennessee Tech (Two first-place votes) 80 3. UT Mar n 78 4. SIU Edwardsville 68 t5. Eastern Illinois (One first-place vote) 63 t5. Morehead State 63 7. Murray State 54 8. Southeast Missouri 40 9. Eastern Kentucky 32 10. Aus n Peay 16 11. Tennessee State

Pitchers Susie Burke and Kelly Troglin will look to make an impact on the team in 2011. Burke and Troglin saw limited ac on last season but will be expected to show improvement in the circle. The Tigers will also have experience in u tly players Tedra Alford, Brooke Blackford and Kara Murr. Alford played in all except one game and tallied 18 hits while Blackford turned in 19 hits and nine RBI on the seasno. Murr saw ac on in 30 games and had a fielding percentage of nearly 90.

The ten newcomers will look to make an immediate TSU will play its first home game of the season on impact on the field for Tennessee State. Wednesday, Feb. 23. The Tigers will host cross-town opponent Belmont in a doubleheader at Tiger Field. The Schedule The first game is slated to begin at 4 p.m. The Tigers will par cipate in four tournaments this season including the Tiny Lasiter Tournament (Feb.12-14) Other non-conference opponents include SEC powin Conyers, Ga. Schools that will par cipate in tourna- erhouse Tennessee, Western Kentucky, Memphis and ment include South Carolina State, North Carolina A&T, Middle Tennessee State. Hampton and Florida A&M. OVC Preseason Selec on The next weekend TSU will travel to Lafaye e, La. to The Tennessee State University so ball team was precompete in the Ragin Cajun Tournament, Feb.18-20. dicted to finish the 2011 campaign in 11th place in a During the tournament the Tigers will face Louisiana- poll voted on by the league’s head coaches. Lafaye e, Maine, Mississippi Valley State and Stephen F. Aus n. Next the Tigers will take aim at the Phyllis Ra er Memorial (Feb.25-27), in Kennesaw, Ga. TSU will matchup with opponents such as Georgia State, Mercer, Ball State, Purdue, and Kennesaw State will be in a endance. March, 4-5, the Tigers will conclude tournament play with the Stetson Tournament in Stetson, Fla., where they will face Elon University, Stetson, and Binghamton University. Conference ac on will kick-off Saturday, March 12, as the Tigers will travel to Cookeville, Tenn. to face Tennessee Tech. The Tigers will end regular season conference play May, 01 against Murray State, in Murray, Ky. The OVC Tournament is set to begin Thursday, May 12 and end Saturday, May 14.

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2011 OPPONENTS

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North Carolina A&T

Feb.14- Conyers, Ga. Head Coach: Donisha Johnson Complex: Lady Bulldog Field (300) SID: Romanda Noble (Rnoble1@scsu.edu) SID Phone: 803-707-6189 Website: www.scsuathle cs.com

Feb.12- Conyers, Ga. Head Coach: Mamie Jones Complex: Lady Aggies So ball Complex (300) SID: Darlene Mitchell (nichelle512@yahoo.com) SID Phone: (336) 334-7141 Website: www.ncataggies.com

Hampton

Florida A&M

Feb.13- Conyers, Ga. Head Coach: Trena Peel Complex: Lady Pirates So ball Stadium (1500) SID: Maurice Williams (maurice.williams@hampton.edu) SID Phone: 757.727.5757 Website: www.hamptonpirates.com

Feb.13- Conyers, Ga. Head Coach: Veronica Wiggins Complex: Lady Ra lers So ball Complex SID: Ronnie Johnson (rjohnson@famu.edu) SID Phone: 850.599.3736 Website: www.famu.edu/Athle cs

Louisiana-Lafaye e

Maine

Feb.18- LafayeƩe, La. Head Coach: Stefni Lo ef/Michael Lo ef Complex: Alfred and Helem Lamson Ragin Cajuns So ball Park+ (2,790) SID: Ma Mays (mtmays@louisiana.edu) SID Phone: 337.482.6332 Website: www.ragincajuns.com

Feb.19- LafayeƩe, La. Head Coach: Deb Smith Complex: Mike Kessock Field (950) SID: Tyson McHa en (tysonmcha en@umit.maine.edu) SID Phone: 207.581.3596 Website: www.GoBlackBears.com

Mississippi Valley State

Stephen F. Aus n

Feb.19- LafayeƩe, La. Head Coach: Lee Smith Complex: MVSU So ball Complex SID: William Bright (sportsinfo@mvsu.edu) SID Phone: 250.451.8675 Website: www.mvsu.edu/Athle cs

Feb.20- LafayeƩe, La. Head Coach: Gay McNu Complex: Ladyjack So ball Field (750) SID: Brian Ross (rossbrian@sfasu.edu) SID Phone: 936.468.5800 Website: www.sfajacks.cstv.com

Belmont

Georgia State

Feb.23- Nashville, Tenn. (Tiger Field) Head Coach: Chris Kuhlmeyer Complex: n/a SID: Megan Wilson (megan.wilson@belmont.edu) SID Phone: 615.460.8023 Website: www.belmontbruins.com

Feb.25- Kennesaw, Ga. Head Coach: Bob Heck Complex: Bob Heck Field (500) SID: Russel Dorn (athrjd@langate.gsu.edu) SID Phone: 404.413.4034 Website: www.georgiastatesports.com

Mercer

Ball State

Feb.25- Kennesaw, Ga. Head Coach: Mike Raynor Complex: Sikes Field (400) SID: Jeff Graham (graham_jm@mercer.edu) SID Phone: 478.301.5209 Website: www.mercerbears.com

Feb. 26- Kennesaw, Ga. Head Coach: Craig Nicholson Complex: BSU So ball Complex SID: Lauren Dale (lmdale@bsu.edu) SID Phone: 765.285.8242 Website: www.ballstatesports.com

Purdue

Kennesaw State

Feb. 26- Kennesaw, Ga. Head Coach: Kim Maher Complex: Varsity So ball Complex SID: Wendy Mayer (wbroker@purdue.edu) SID Phone: 765.494.3919 Website: www.purduesports.com

Feb. 27 - Kennesaw, Ga. Head Coach: Sco Whitlock Complex: Bobbie Bailey Athle c Complex SID: Sco Lipsky (slipsky@kennesaw.edu) SID Phone: 678.797.2192 Website: www.ksuowls.com

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2011 OPPONENTS Elon University

Stetson

March 4 - Stetson, Fla. Head Coach: Pa Raduenz Complex: East Field SID: Dan Wyar (dwyar@elon.edu) SID Phone: 336.278.6634 Website: www.elonphoenix.com

March 4/5- Stetson, Fla. Head Coach: Frank Griffin Complex: Patricia Wilson Field (1,000) SID: Jesse Cazakoff (jcazakof@stetson.edu) SID Phone: 386.822.8131 Website: www.goha ers.com

Binghamton University

Tennessee Tech

March 5 - Stetson, Fla. Head Coach: Michelle Burrell Complex: East Gym Complex SID: David O’ Brian (dobrian@binghamton.edu) SID Phone: 607.777.2956 Website: www.bubearcats.com

March 12 & 13 - Cookeville, Tenn. Head Coach: Tory Acheson Complex: Tech So ball Field (100) SID: Nick Burns (nburns@tntech.edu) SID Phone: 931.372.6193 Website: www.TTUsports.com

Tennessee

Western Kentucky

March 15 - Nashville, Tenn. (Tiger Field) Head Coach: Ralph Weeky/Karen Weekly Complex: Sherry Parker Lee So ball Complex SID: Brian David (bdavis16@utk.edu) SID Phone: 865.974.7478 Website: www.utladyvols.com

March 16 - Nashville, Tenn. Head Coach: Tyra Perry Complex: WKU So ball Field (350) SID: Anna Shultz (anna.schultz@wku.edu) SID Phone: 270.745.2599 Website: www.wkusports.com

UT-Mar n Skyhawks

Jacksonville State

March 19/20 - Nashville, Tenn. Head Coach: Donley Canary Complex: Be ye Giles Field (500) SID: Joe Lofaro (jlofaro@utm.edu) SID Phone: 731.881.7632 Website: www.utmsports.com

March 22 - Nashville, Tenn./ Aprl 12 - Jacksonville, Ala. Head Coach: Jana McGinnis Complex: University Field (1,000) SID: Josh Underwood (underwood@jsu.edu) SID Phone: 256.453.0545 Website: www.jsugamecocksports.com

Eastern Illinois

Aus n Peay

March 26/27 - Charleston, Illinois Head Coach: Kim Schue e Complex: Glenn & Joan Williams Field (500) SID: Bart Re berg (bvre berg@eiu.edu) SID Phone: 217.512.9545 Website: www.EIUpanthers.com

March 30- Clarksville, Tenn./April 7 - Nashville, Tenn. Head Coach: Casey Dickson Complex: Lady Govs Field (150) SID: Brad Kirtley (kirtleyb@apsu.edu) SID Phone: 931.221.7561 Website: www.apsugovernors.com

Eastern Kentucky

Southeast Missouri State

April 2/3 - Nashville, Tenn. (Tiger Field) Head Coach: Jane Worthington Complex: Gertrude Hood Field (300) SID: Kevin Bri on (kevin.bri on@eku.edu) SID Phone: 859.622.2006 Website: www.EKUSports.com

April 09/10 - Nashville, Tenn. Head Coach: Lana Richmond Complex: Southeast So ball Complex (600)+ SID: Patrick Clark (paclark@semo.edu) SID Phone: 573.651.2937 Website: www.gosoutheast.com

Memphis

Morehead State Eagles

April 13 - Memphis, Tenn. Head Coach: Windy Thees Complex: Tiger So ball Complex (275) SID: Mark Taylor (mtylor16@memphis.edu) SID Phone: 901.678.5294 Website: www.GoTigersGo.com

April 16/17 - Morehead, Ky. Head Coach: Holly Bruder Complex: University Field (500) SID: Ma Schabert (m.schabert@moreheadstate.edu) SID Phone: 606.783.2556 Website: www.msueagles.com

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2011 OPPONENTS

SIU - Edwardsville Cougars

Middle Tennessee State

April 22/23 - Nashville, Tenn. (Tiger Field) Head Coach: Sandy Montgomery Complex: Cougar Field SID: Eric Hess (ehess@siue.edu) SID Phone: 618.650.3608 Website: www.siuecougarscom

April 27 - Nashville, Tenn. (Tiger Field) Head Coach: Sue Nevar Complex: Blue Raider Field (500) SID: Chris an Lemon (lemon@goblueraiders.com SID Phone: 615.898.5272 Website: www.goblueraiders.com

Murray State Racers April 30/May 01 - Murray, Ky. Head Coach: Jay Pyron Complex: Racer Field at Murray-Calloway Country Park SID: Ryan Haage (ryanhaage@gmail.com) SID Phone: Ph honee: 270.809.7051 22700.809 09.770511 Website: W We bsite: www.goracers.com

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HISTORY AND RECORDS

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2010 RESULTS Tennessee State University So ball 2010 Game Results Game date

Opposing team

Score

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Feb 19, 2010

BUTLER

2-4

L

2

3

0/ 4

9

0

Feb 19, 2010

CHATTANOOGA

0-8

L

0

2

2/ 8

6

Feb 20, 2010

NORTHERN IOWA

2-10 L

2

5

Feb 20, 2010

IUPUI

2-4

L

2

3-4

L

3

Feb 21, 2010 vs Butler Feb 27, 2010

ALABAMA A&M

Feb 27, 2010

VALPARAISO

Feb 28, 2010

INDIANA STATE

Feb 28, 2010

ALABAMA A&M

W

W

Mar 05, 2010 at Auburn Mar 05, 2010 vs Alabama State

3-1

h

e/ r

h

e

Inns

Overall

OVC

Pitcher of record

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7

0- 1- 0

0- 0- 0

Hedrick,M (L 0-1)

103 1:54

1

6

0- 2- 0

0- 0- 0

Schnebly,H (L 0-1)

138 1:45

0/10 10

6

5

0- 3- 0

0- 0- 0

Hedrick,M (L 0-2)

113 1:35

7

1/ 4

6

2

7

0- 4- 0

0- 0- 0

Schnebly,H (L 0-2)

142 1:45

8

1/ 4

6

2

7

0- 5- 0

0- 0- 0

Hedrick,M (L)

3

7

1/ 1

7

1

7

1- 5- 0

0- 0- 0

Hedrick,M (W 1-3)

132 1:51

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75 2:05

L

3

8

0/ 4

8

3

7

1- 6- 0

0- 0- 0

Eaton,C (L 0-1)

147 1:43

0-1

L

0

5

1/ 1

7

1

7

1- 7- 0

0- 0- 0

Eaton,C (L 0-2)

121 2:05

8

9

1/ 0

0

3

5

2- 7- 0

0- 0- 0

Schnebly,H (W 1-2)

102 1:18

1

5

3/ 9 10

4

7

2- 8- 0

0- 0- 0

Eaton,C (L 2-3)

261 2:06

4

5

0/ 1

4

2

7

3- 8- 0

0- 0- 0

Schnebly,H (W 1-0)

54 1:35

8-0 L

4-1

Mar 06, 2010 vs Valparaiso

0-8

L

0

2

2/ 8 16

0

6

3- 9- 0

0- 0- 0

Eaton,C (L 0-2)

89 1:43

Mar 07, 2010 vs Louisiana Tech

3-11 L

3

5

2/11

7

1

6

3-10- 0

0- 0- 0

Schnebly,H (L 2-3)

78 2:02

Mar 17, 2010

BELMONT

W

8-4

8

9

0/ 4

7

1

7

4-10- 0

0- 0- 0

Schnebly,H (W 3-3)

77 2:12

Mar 17, 2010

BELMONT

W

8-7

8

6

1/ 7

8

3

( 9)

5-10- 0

0- 0- 0

Eaton,C (W 1-4)

84 3:00

1

2

2/ 8 10

1

7

5-11- 0

0- 1- 0

Hedrick,M (L 1-4)

116 2:01

7

7

0/ 5 10

0

7

6-11- 0

1- 1- 0

Schnebly,H (W 4-3)

143 2:03

*Mar 20, 2010

MURRAY STATE

*Mar 20, 2010

MURRAY STATE

1-8 W

L

7-5

Mar 23, 2010 at WKU

5-6

L

5

8

0/ 6 12

0

( 9)

6-12- 0

1- 1- 0

Papini,N (L 0-1)

157 2:18

Mar 23, 2010 at WKU

1-2

L

1

9

1/ 2

4

0

7

6-13- 0

1- 1- 0

Eaton,C (L 1-5)

128 1:30

L

*Mar 27, 2010

MOREHEAD STATE

3-5

*Mar 27, 2010

MOREHEAD STATE

W 10-4

*Mar 28, 2010

MOREHEAD STATE

3-5

*Mar 30, 2010

AUSTIN PEAY

*Mar 30, 2010

AUSTIN PEAY

W

*Apr 02, 2010 at Eastern Kentucky *Apr 02, 2010 at Eastern Kentucky

W

*Apr 03, 2010 at Eastern Kentucky

L

5-2

3

8

2/ 5 10

1

( 9)

6-14- 0

1- 2- 0

Hedrick,M (L 1-5)

112 2:32

10

8

0/ 4

7

4

7

7-14- 0

2- 2- 0

Hedrick,M (W 2-5)

126 1:59

3

6

3/ 5

8

4

( 8)

7-15- 0

2- 3- 0

Schnebly,H (L 4-4)

75 2:13

5

9

1/ 2

5

1

7

8-15- 0

3- 3- 0

Eaton,C (W 2-5)

87 1:48

4-5

L

4 11

1/ 5 12

2

(10)

8-16- 0

3- 4- 0

Schnebly,H (L 4-5)

3-4

L

3

4

0/ 4 10

4

7

8-17- 0

3- 5- 0

Papini,N (L 0-2)

6-4

75 2:29 150 1:42

6

8

2/ 4 10

1

7

9-17- 0

4- 5- 0

Schnebly,H (W 5-5)

1-2

L

1

6

0/ 2

7

1

7

9-18- 0

4- 6- 0

Eaton,C (L 2-6)

125 1:42

- 1:52

Apr 06, 2010

CHATTANOOGA

0-2

L

0

1

2/ 2

5

1

7

9-19- 0

4- 6- 0

Eaton,C (L 2-7)

311 1:45

Apr 06, 2010

CHATTANOOGA

4-10 L

4

8

2/10 11

3

7

9-20- 0

4- 6- 0

Papini,N (L 0-3)

287 2:18

Apr 07, 2010 at #25 Lipscomb

2-11 L

2

3

0/11 10

0

5

9-21- 0

4- 6- 0

Schnebly,H (L 5-6)

100 1:10

Apr 07, 2010 at Lipscomb

0-3

L

0

5

0/ 3 10

0

7

9-22- 0

4- 6- 0

Eaton,C (L 2-8)

133 1:32

0-9

L

0

*Apr 09, 2010 at SE Missouri State *Apr 09, 2010 at SE Missouri State

W

6-4

2

3/ 9

9

0

5

9-23- 0

4- 7- 0

Eaton,C (L 2-9)

123 1hr

6 11

1/ 4

9

1

7

10-23- 0

5- 7- 0

Hedrick,M (W 3-5)

123 1hr

*Apr 10, 2010 at SE Missouri State

5-7

L

5

7

1/ 7 10

2

7

10-24- 0

5- 8- 0

Papini,N (L)

108 2hr

*Apr 14, 2010 at Austin Peay

1-2

L

1

7

0/ 2

5

1

( 8)

10-25- 0

5- 9- 0

Eaton,C (L 2-10)

175 2:01

*Apr 17, 2010

TENNESSEE TECH

0-8

L

0

6

2/ 8 11

0

7

10-26- 0

5-10- 0

Eaton,C (L 2-11)

97 1:46

*Apr 17, 2010

TENNESSEE TECH

0-2

L

0

1

0/ 2

8

1

7

10-27- 0

5-11- 0

Hedrick,M (L 3-6)

117 1:39

*Apr 18, 2010

TENNESSEE TECH

4

8

1/ 3

5

2

7

11-27- 0

6-11- 0

Schnebly,H (W 6-6)

102 1:58

Apr 21, 2010 at Middle Tennessee

W

4-3 2-3

L

2

7

1/ 3

8

2

7

11-28- 0

6-11- 0

Hedrick,M (L)

121 1:55

Apr 21, 2010 at Middle Tennessee

1-6

L

1

5

2/ 6

8

0

7

11-29- 0

6-11- 0

Schnebly,H (L 6-7)

98 1:55

*Apr 25, 2010 at UT Martin

0-7

L

0

1

1/ 7 10

0

7

11-30- 0

6-12- 0

Schnebly,H (L 6-8)

214 1:40

*Apr 25, 2010 at UT Martin

0-9

L

0

3

3/ 9 13

0

5

11-31- 0

6-13- 0

Papini,N (L 0-5)

225 1:10

*May 08, 2010 at Jacksonville State

1-5

L

1

2

2/ 5 10

2

7

11-32- 0

6-14- 0

Schnebly,H (L 6-9)

286 1:36

*May 08, 2010 at Jacksonville State

4-12 L

4

5

1/12 14

2

6

11-33- 0

6-15- 0

Hedrick,M (L 3-8)

*May 09, 2010 at Jacksonville State

0-13 L

0

4

2/13

0

5

11-34- 0

6-16- 0

Eaton,C (L 2-12)

7

() extra inning game

40

Attend Time

3-4

1-9 W

r

TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY

- 1:56 314 1:12

2010 STATISTICS Record: 11-34 Home: 8-14 Away: 2-17 Neutral: 1-3 Conference: 6-16 Player

AVG

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

Caitlin Eaton....... Brittany Webb....... Bridget Metzger..... Jalisa Bradley...... Tamara Perkins...... Smith,K............. Christy Hill........ Brooke Blackford.... Tedra Alford........ Culberson,J......... Jill Gardner........ Katie Jordan........ Kara Murr........... Hannah Schnebly..... Kelly Troglin....... Natalie Papini...... Vincent,N........... Susie Burke......... Megan Hedrick.......

.302 .297 .282 .263 .225 .222 .219 .196 .178 .176 .174 .170 .138 .129 .114 .000 .000 .000 .000

36-34 44-44 42-37 42-40 45-45 5-5 44-42 40-33 44-42 7-7 14-13 24-22 30-15 18-14 32-26 12-4 1-1 6-6 2-2

106 128 117 99 138 9 128 97 101 17 23 47 29 31 70 3 2 0 0

10 17 22 13 14 0 8 2 6 4 5 4 6 3 9 3 0 0 0

32 38 33 26 31 2 28 19 18 3 4 8 4 4 8 0 0 0 0

8 12 7 7 3 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Totals.............. Opponents...........

.225 .315

45-45 45-45

1145 126 258 1203 244 379

47 74

3 8

HR RBI

TB

SLG%

BB HBP

SO GDP

22 21 10 9 12 1 8 9 5 0 2 1 1 1 4 0 0 0 0

49 59 45 36 50 2 32 20 22 3 6 8 4 5 9 0 0 0 0

.462 .461 .385 .364 .362 .222 .250 .206 .218 .176 .261 .170 .138 .161 .129 .000 .000 .000 .000

9 10 16 18 11 0 4 9 10 3 1 6 1 3 3 0 0 0 0

22 21 22 36 28 3 21 18 20 5 10 15 11 8 11 3 1 0 0

13 106 37 224

350 580

35 255 26 159

3 3 1 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

.306 104 .482 138

0 10 4 8 0 0 1 1 3 0 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

OB%

SF

SH

SB-ATT

PO

A

E

FLD%

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

.347 .392 .384 .413 .282 .222 .248 .271 .270 .300 .269 .328 .194 .206 .147 .000 .000 .000 .000

3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

0 0 2 1 5 2 3 6 4 0 0 5 0 1 5 0 0 0 0

1-1 1-1 7-7 5-6 2-3 0-0 1-4 0-1 2-5 2-3 2-3 1-1 1-4 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

71 114 68 132 100 8 33 68 66 7 17 24 11 2 156 3 1 0 5

30 76 78 26 76 5 2 10 6 1 0 16 23 20 8 8 0 0 19

2 4 9 2 10 0 1 4 3 1 2 2 5 1 5 0 0 0 0

.981 .979 .942 .988 .946 1.000 .972 .951 .960 .889 .895 .952 .872 .957 .970 1.000 1.000 .000 1.000

3 3

.307 .395

8 8

34 43

27-41 48-64

886 404 912 350

51 66

.962 .950

LOB - Team (293), Opp (294). DPs turned - Team (18), Opp (12). CI - Team (1), Blackford,B 1. IBB - Team (0), Opp (2).

Player

ERA

W-L

APP

GS

0-0 3-8 6-9 0-5 2-12 0-0

2 23 26 18 22 6

0 14 10 3 18 0

0 2 2 0 5 0

0/0 0/0 1/0 0/0 0/0 0/0

11-34 34-11

45 45

45 45

9 21

1/0 11/5

Kelly Troglin....... 2.33 Megan Hedrick....... 4.02 Hannah Schnebly..... 4.54 Natalie Papini...... 5.07 Caitlin Eaton....... 5.17 Susie Burke......... 15.75 Totals.............. Opponents...........

4.72 1.82

CG SHO/CBO SV

H

R

ER

BB

SO

2B

3B

HR

3.0 1 85.1 104 81.2 100 38.2 68 84.0 99 2.2 7

1 60 72 38 67 6

1 49 53 28 62 6

0 28 38 14 49 9

0 41 44 18 56 0

0 20 21 9 21 3

0 5 1 0 2 0

1 11 14 4 6 1

6 343 335 173 334 12

.167 .303 .299 .393 .296 .583

1 2 12 1 7 1

1 9 1 4 9 2

0 0 1 0 0 0

3 3 1 1 0 0

1 12 7 13 10 0

5 295.1 379 244 199 138 159 6 304.0 258 126 79 104 255

74 47

8 3

37 1203 13 1145

.315 .225

24 17

26 35

1 1

8 8

43 34

0 2 0 2 1 0

IP

AB B/Avg

WP HBP

BK

SFA SHA

PB - Team (21), Bradley,J 12, Blackford,B 9, Opp (12). Pickoffs - Team (2), Bradley,J 2. SBA/ATT - Bradley,J (37-49), Eaton,C (20-25), Schnebly,H (13-18), Blackford,B (11-14), Hedrick,M (7-11), Papini,N (6-7), Burke,S (1-2), Troglin,K (1-1).

2010 Ohio Valley Conference Final Standings Overall Statistics for Tennessee State (All games Sorted by Fielding pct) Player Megan Hedrick....... Smith,K............. Natalie Papini...... Vincent,N........... Jalisa Bradley...... Caitlin Eaton....... Brittany Webb....... Christy Hill........ Kelly Troglin....... Tedra Alford........ Hannah Schnebly..... Katie Jordan........ Brooke Blackford.... Tamara Perkins...... Bridget Metzger..... Jill Gardner........ Culberson,J......... Kara Murr........... Susie Burke.........

C 24 13 11 1 160 103 194 36 169 75 23 42 82 186 155 19 9 39 0

Totals.............. Opponents...........

1341 1328

PO 5 8 3 1 132 71 114 33 156 66 2 24 68 100 68 17 7 11 0

A 19 5 8 0 26 30 76 2 8 6 20 16 10 76 78 0 1 23 0

E 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 1 5 3 1 2 4 10 9 2 1 5 0

FLD% 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000 .988 .981 .979 .972 .970 .960 .957 .952 .951 .946 .942 .895 .889 .872 .000

DPs 0 0 2 0 2 3 8 1 7 3 2 0 1 5 6 0 0 2 0

886 404 912 350

51 66

.962 .950

18 12

SBA CSB 7 4 0 0 6 1 0 0 37 12 20 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 13 5 0 0 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 48 27

16 14

SBA% .636 --.857 --.755 .800 ----1.000 --.722 --.786 ----------.500

PB 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0

CI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

.750 .659

21 12

1 0

OVC Tennessee-Mar n 22-3 Jacksonville State 13-6 Morehead State 14-9 Eastern Illinois 12-10 Murray State 11-11 Tennessee Tech 11-12 Eastern Kentucky 9-14 Aus n Peay 8-14 Tennessee State 6-16 Southeast Missouri 6-17 @%SIU-Edwardsville 0-0

Overall 47-11 30-19 35-20 25-29 22-29 27-30 15-24 16-35 11-34 17-31 27-24

@ = team is Ineligible for Conference Championship % = team is not Eligible for Post Season Play

SOFTBALL MEDIA MEDIA GUIDE GUIDE SOFTBALL

41 41

PAST SEASONS YEAR BY YEAR RECORDS Batting Average 1. 2001 ...................... .258 2. 2002 ...................... .245 3. 2007 ...................... .243 4. 2009 ...................... .241 5. 1998 ...................... .235 6. 2006 ...................... .233 7. 2010 ...................... .225 8. 1997 ...................... .218 9. 2005 ...................... .215 10. 2004 ........................211

Doubles 1. 2009 ......................... 63 2. 2006 ......................... 62 3. 2007 ......................... 54 4. 2010 ......................... 47 5. 2005 ......................... 46 6. 2004 ......................... 43 7. 2001 ......................... 36 8. 2008 ......................... 35 9. 2003 ......................... 34 10. 2002 ......................... 31

Hits 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Triples 1. 2001 ......................... 19 2. 1997 ......................... 15 2002 ......................... 15 4. 1995 ......................... 14 2007 ......................... 14 5. 1996 ..........................11 1998 ..........................11 7. 2009 ........................... 9 8. 1994 ........................... 6 2008 ........................... 6 10. 2006 ........................... 5

2007 ....................... 367 2006 ....................... 328 2004 ....................... 302 2009 ....................... 300 2008 ....................... 282 2002 ....................... 269 2010 ...................... .258 2001 ....................... 254 2005 ....................... 238 1998 ....................... 231 1997 ....................... 204

Home Runs 1. 2009 ......................... 28 2. 2006 ......................... 18 3. 2005 ......................... 15 4. 2010 ......................... 13 5. 2002 ..........................11 2008 ..........................11 6. 2001 ......................... 10 7. 2007 ........................... 9 8. 2004 ........................... 8 9. 2003 ........................... 7 10. 1998 ........................... 5 1996 ........................... 5 Runs Batted In 1. 2009 ....................... 156 2. 2007 ....................... 130 3. 2006 ....................... 128 4. 2001 ........................111 5. 2002 ........................110 6. 2010 ....................... 106 6. 2008 ....................... 104 7. 2004 ......................... 92 8. 1998 ......................... 88 9. 1997 ......................... 75 10. 2005 ......................... 74

Wins 1. 2007 ......................... 35 2. 2006 ......................... 21 3. 2009 ......................... 18 4. 2004 ......................... 16 2008 ......................... 16 6. 2001 ......................... 13 7. 2010 ..........................11 8. 2002 ......................... 10 9. 2003 ........................... 9 10. 2005 ........................... 8

Earned Run Average 1. 2007 ...................... 2.55 2. 2006 ...................... 2.98 3. 2008 ...................... 3.55 4. 2003 ...................... 3.90 5. 2005 ...................... 4.08 6. 2009 ...................... 4.24 7. 2001 ...................... 4.34 8. 2004 ...................... 4.45 9. 2010 ...................... 4.72 9. 2002 ...................... 5.83 10. 1998 ...................... 5.97

Coaches’ Records Coaches OVC Record

OVC Finish

Joyce Maudie (2002-2010) 9 years . . . . . . 126-272 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .316

2010 Joyce Maudie

11-34

6-16

9th

2009 Joyce Maudie

18-31

8-15

8th

Cindy Connelley (200 000 20 2 01) 2 years . . . . . . . 18-68 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .209

2008 Joyce Maudie

16-38

8-19

9th

2007 Joyce Maudie

35-23

12-15

t-6th

2006 Joyce Maudie

21-35

6-20

9th

2005 Joyce Maudie

8-36

2-22

10th

2004 Joyce Maudie

16-41

5-21

t-9th

2003 Joyce Maudie

9-33

5-16

8th

2002 Joyce Maudie

10-32

3-17

8th

2001 Cindy Connelley

13-26

8-13

t-5th

2000 Cindy Connelley

5-42

2-21

9th

1999 Leon Moore

5-33

2-20

9th

1998 Leon Moore

5-36

0-21

9th

1997 Leon Moore

4-38

1-25

9th

1996 Leon Moore

4-47

4-23

8th

1995 Leon Moore

3-44

2-23

8th

1994 Leon Moore

1-36

0-25

8th

42

Total

184-605

74-332

.233

.182

Leon Moore (1994-1999) 6 years . . . . . . 22-234 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 .086

ALL-OVC SELECTIONS

Overall Record

Year Coach

First Team Antionette Armstrong Jo Sharp Deanna Miller Caitlin Eaton

2001 2001 2002 2009

Second Team Koralyn Graham Melissa Tofft Melissa Tofft Leena Worrell Amanda Vaught Bridget Metzger Brittany Webb

2000 2000 2003 2005 2007 2009 2009

Honorable Mention Kyone Arnwine Shannon Hicks Shannon Hicks

1995 2001 2003

Newcomer Emily Samana Candace Hildebrand Tamara Perkins Amanda Vaught

2006 2006 2007 2007

Coach of the Year Cindy Connelley Joyce Maudie

TENNESSEE T ENNESSEE STATE STATE U UNIVERSITY NIVERSITY VERS SITY

2001 2007

SINGLE SEASON RECORDS Single Season Batting Average

Single Season Doubles

1. Antionette Armstrong, 2001 ..........398 2. Deanna Miller, 2002 .......................392 3. Leena Worrell, 2005 .......................386 4. Caitlin Eaton, 2009 ..................... .370 5. Andreka Crawley, 1998 ..................369 6. Jo Sharp, 2001................................360 7. Shannon Hicks, 2002 ......................331 8. Tanecia Echols, 1998 ......................324 9. Tamara Perkins, 2007 ................. .321 10. Leena Worrell, 2006 .......................316 11.Antionette Armstrong, 2002 ..............314 Nira Robbins, 2006 .........................314

1. Nira Robbins, 2006 ...........................14 Bridget Metzger, 2009......................14 2. Leena Worrell, 2005 .........................13 3. Leena Worrell, 2006 .........................12 Brittany Webb, 2009 ........................12 Brittany Webb, 2010 ........................12 4. Bridget Metzger, 2007 ................... 11 Caitlin Eaton, 2009 ........................ 11 5. Emily Samana, 2006 .........................10 Shannon Hicks, 2004 ........................10 Tamara Perkins, 2008 .................... 10 8. Nira Robbins, 2005 .............................9 Hollie Sanders, 2004 ..........................9 Erin Finneran, 2006 ............................9 Misty Adfield, 2004 ............................9 12.Antionette Armstrong, 2002 ..................8 Caitlin Eaton, 2010 .............................8

Amanda Vaught

Single Season Triples

In 2007, threw the first no-hiĆŠer in TSU history

Single Season Hits 1. 2. 3. 4.

Tamara Perkins, 2007 .................... 61 Nira Robbins, 2006 ...........................59 Leena Worrell, 2005 .........................51 Leena Worrell, 2006 .........................50 Hollie Sanders, 2004 ........................50 6. Dee Miller, 2002 ...............................49 Tamara Perkins, 2008 .................... 49 8. Shannon Hicks, 2004 ........................47 Antionette Armstrong, 2001 ............47 Caitlin Eaton, 2009 ...........................47 11.Shannon Hicks, 2002 ........................45 12.Antionette Armstrong, 2002 ............44 Jennifer Gregory, 2008 .....................44 Bridget Metzger, 2007......................44 15.Caryn Barber, 2004 ...........................42

1. Antionette Armstrong, 2001 ..............8 2. Antionette Armstrong, 2002 ..............5 3. Kyone Arriwine, 1995 .........................4 Keisha Felton, 1995 ............................4 Keisha Felton, 1996 ............................4 Tanecia Echols, 1997 ..........................4 Jo Sharp, 2001....................................4 Jo Sharp, 2002....................................4 Tanecia Echols, 1998 ..........................4 Koralyn Graham, 1998 .......................4 Jennifer Gregory, 2007 .......................4 Jalisa Bradley, 2009 ............................4 Single Season Home Run 1. Caitlin Eaton, 2009 ...........................13 2. Leena Worrell, 2006 ...........................7 Emily Samana, 2006 ...........................7 4. Angela Huebner, 2003........................6 Hollie Sanders, 2004 ..........................6 6. Leena Worrell, 2005 ...........................5 Jo Sharp, 2001....................................5 Tamara Perkins, 2008 ...................... 5 8. Antionette Armstrong, 2001 ..............4 Antionette Armstrong, 2002 ..............4 Nira Robbins, 2006 .............................4 Deanna Miller, 2002 ...........................4 Tamara Perkins, 2009 .........................4 Tamara Perkins, 2010 .........................4

Single Season Runs Batted In 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Leena Worrell, 2006 .........................34 Caitlin Eaton, 2009 ...........................30 Hollie Sanders, 2004 ........................29 Jo Sharp, 2001..................................27 Brittany Webb, 2009 ........................23 Nira Robbins, 2006 ...........................22 Dee Miller, 2002 ...............................22 Candace Hildebrand, 2007 ...............22 Brittany Webb, 2008 ..................... 22 Caitlin Eaton, 2010 ........................ 22 10. Andreka Crawley, 1998 ....................21 Tanecia Echols, 1998 ........................21 Brittany Webb, 2010 ........................21 12.Leena Worrell, 2005 .........................20 13. Royesha Goodman, 2009 .................19 Christy Hill, 2009 ..............................19 11.Emily Samana, 2006 .........................18 Antionette Armstrong, 2001 ............18 Adrian Sweat, 2001 ..........................18 Dee Miller, 2001 ...............................18 Bridget Metzger, 2009......................18 Single Season Stolen Bases 1. Jennifer Culberson, 2009 .................32 2. Koralyn Graham, 1997 .....................16 Clorissa Patton, 1994 .......................16 Nkechinyere Olumba, 1994..............16 5. Diana Clifford, 2006 .........................13 Antionette Armstrong, 2001 ............13 Diana Clifford, 2007 .........................13 Clorissa Patton, 1996 .......................13 9. Antionette Armstrong, 2002 ............12 10. Kathy Maupin, 1996 .........................10 Tanecia Echols, 1997 ........................10 Clorissa Patton, 1995 .......................10

An one e Armstrong

First OVC athlete in the NaĆ&#x;onal Pro Fast Pitch League with Akron Racers

SOFTBALL S OFTBALL M MEDIA EDIA G GUIDE UIDE

43 43

CAREER RECORDS Career Batting Average 1. Antionette Armstrong, 2001-2002 ...........350 Dee Miller, 1999-2002 ...................350 Leena Worrell, 2005-2006 .............350 4. Shannon Hicks, 2001-2004 ............340 5. Jo Sharp, 2001-2002 ......................330 Andreka Crawley, 1997-1998 .........330 Dee Miller

Career Doubles 1. Bridget Metzger, 2001-2010 ............37 2. Tamara Perkins, 2007-2010..............28 3. Leena Worrell, 2005-2006 ...............25 4. Nira Robbins, 2005-2006 .................23 5. Shannon Hicks, 2001-2004 ..............21 6. Hollie Sanders, 2004-2006 ...............16 7. Antionette Armstrong, 2001-2002 ...........15 8. Misty Adfield, 2003-2004.................13 9. Keisha Felton, 1994-1997 ................12 10. Jo Sharp, 2001-2002 ........................11 11. Emily Samana, 2006 .........................10 12.Erin Finneran, 2006-2007 ...................9 Career Triples

Career Hits 1. 2. 3. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Tamara Perkins, 2007-2010............167 Dee Miller, 1999-2002 ...................162 Bridget Metzger, 2007-2010 ..........157 Shannon Hicks, 2001-2004 ............147 Leena Worrell, 2005-2006 .............101 Nira Robbins, 2005-2006 .................93 Antionette Armstrong, 2001-2002 ........91 Hollie Sanders, 2004-2006 ...............83 Jo Sharp, 2001-2002 ........................75 Andreka Crawley, 1997-1998 ...........70

6. Nira Robbins, 2005-2006 ...................7 Emily Samana, 2006 ...........................7 Keisha Felton, 1994-1997 ..................7 Jo Sharp, 2001-2002 ..........................7 8. Angela Huebner, 2003........................6 Bridget Metzger, 2007-2010 ..............6

Career Runs Batted In 1. Tamara Perkins, 2007-2010..............58 Bridget Metzger, 2007-2010 ............58 3. Leena Worrell, 2005-2006 ...............54

Shannon Hicks

1. Antionette Armstrong, 2001-2002 ...........13 Keisha Felton, 1994-1997 ................13 3. Tamara Perkins, 2007-2010..............10 4. Tanecia Echols, 1995-1998 ...............11 5. Jo Sharp, 2001-2002 ..........................8 Tamara Perkins, 2007-........................8 7. Kyone Arriwine, 1995-1998 ...............5 Korlyn Graham, 1995-1998 ................5 Bridget Metzger, 2007-2010 ..............5 10. Nira Robbins, 2005-2006 ...................4 Jalisa Bradley, 2009-Present...............4

Tamara Perkins

Candace Hildebrand

4. Shannon Hicks, 2000-2004 ..............51 Tanecia Echols, 1995-1998 ...............51 6. Hollie Sanders, 2004-2006 ...............44 Jo Sharp, 2001-2002 ........................44 8. Keisha Felton, 1994-1997 ................43 9. Dee Miller, 2001-2002 .....................40 10. Andreka Crawley, 1995-1998 ...........31 Antionette Armstrong, 2001-2002 .........31 Christy Hill, 2007-2010.....................31 12.Nira Robbins, 2005-2006 ..................28 Career Stolen Bases

Career Home Runs

44

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Caitlin Eaton, 2008-Present .............17 Tamara Perkins, 2007-2010..............15 Leena Worrell, 2005-2006 ...............12 Hollie Sanders, 2004-2005 .................9 Antionette Armstrong, 2001-2002 ...........8

1. Clorissa Patton, 1994-1997 ..............47 2. Tanecia Echols, 1995-1998 ...............29 Bridget Metzger, 2007-2010 ............29 4. Koralyn Graham, 1997-1998 ............25 Antionette Armstrong, 2001-2002 .........25 6. Nkechinyere Olumba, 1994-1995 ............17 7. Tamara Perkins, 2007-2010..............15 6. Kathy Maupin, 1994-1996................14 7. Diana Clifford, 2006-2007 ................13

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ALL TIME LETTER WINNERS -AAdams, Kanika. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-01 Adfield, Misty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Alford, Tedra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010-Present Anderson, Katie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-08 Armstrong, Antionette . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-02 Arnold, Nicole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996-00 Arnold, Rachael. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994-97 Arnwine, Kyone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-96 -BBaker, Tiffany. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Barber, Caryn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Blackford, Brooke . . . . . . . . . . .2010- Present Blair, Kristina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Block, Ashley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008 Blouin, Andra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Bonner, Tracey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998- 01 Bradley, Jalisa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-Present Brown, Chelsea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-08 Brown, Karesse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-97 Brown, Robin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Bryant, Claudeen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-00 Bryant, Latoyla . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-98 Bryant, Leejuana. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994-97 Buhler, Amanda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-06 Burke, Susie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-Present -CCaldwell, Andrea. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Cash, Erica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Cavanaugh, Anna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000 Chattman, Keisha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Childress, Carla . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 Clark, Stacie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Clayton, Monique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Clifford, Diana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-07 Cole, Tammie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-94 Conyers, MaSherrl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Coulter, Timeka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Crawley, Andreka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-99 Cruz, Melanie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-Present Culberson, Jennifer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009 Curd, Mechell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 -DDavis, Crystal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997 Davis, Sarah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997- 00 Dixon, Tamika . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-96 -EEaton, Caitlin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-Present Ebersole, Heather . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-06 Echols, Tanecia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-98 Embry, Holly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Erwin, Melanie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Evanisko, Tarah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002- 05 Evans, Camilla . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 -FFelton, Keisha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994-97 Ferguson, Kelsey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008 Finneran, Erin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-07

Freeman, Laura . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-05 -GGardner, Jill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-Present Goodman, Royesha. . . . . . . . . . . 2008-Present Graham, Koralyn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-00 Graham, Regina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998-01 Gregory, Jennifer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-08 -HHassell, Cari. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997-99 Hedrick, Megan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-2010 Henry, Asia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Hicks, Shannon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-04 Hildebrand, Candace . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-07 Hill, Christy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-2010 Hinton, Karen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Horton, Melissa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Howard, Yvette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Hudgins, Constance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Huebner, Angela . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Hunt, Lotoya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 Hurst, Samantha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006

-PPage, Tanner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Patton, Clorisa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994-97 Papini, Natalie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 Pauley, Delores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Pearson, Katrina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Pelham, Stephanie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Perkins,Tamara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-2010 Phillips, Brittani. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Polk, Andrea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-01 Probus, Casey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004

-IIngle, Ruby. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987

-SSamana, Emily. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006 Sanders, Hollie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-05 Sanders, Rachel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005 Savusa, Jade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004-05 Schnebley, Hannah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 Sesson, Jessica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-06 Shane, Julie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Sharp, Casundra Jo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-02 Simmons, Tasha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-94 Smiley, Sabrina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002-04 Smith, Catriona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Smith, Holly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995 Smith-Butler, Machalene . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Smoot, Lauren. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006 Spaziani, Amanda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-08 Steward, Shanna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Sweatt, Adrienne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998-01 Sweatt, Felicia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-94 Switzer, Jamie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1997

-JJackson, Vicky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Jarrett, Cordella . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 Jones, Courtney . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Jones, Ebon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-08 Jones, Holly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999 Jones, Latoya. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-94 Jontz, Justine. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Jordan, Katie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010 -KKemme, Stephanie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-07 Kimbro, Brooke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Kittel, Kristy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2001-03 -LLafevor, Lauren . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Lee, Lisa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1987 -MMaupin, Kathy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-96 McClain, Brand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .i2000 McWherter, Nitisha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Metzger, Bridget . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-2010 Mezei, Dannie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Miller, Deanna. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1999-02 Minor-Mustgrove, Deandrea . . . . . . . 2001-03 Moore, Tanya . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1994 Morrow, Lakeisha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-95 Murr, Kara . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2010-Present -OOdum, Tiffany . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Olumba, Nkechinyere. . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-95 Onry, Teresa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1995-98

-RRobb, Tiffany . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2002 Robbins, Nira. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-06 Robinson, Mia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-94 Rocha, Natali . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003 Rodgers, Annette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 Rosebur, Valerie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993-94

-TThomas, Alana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2003-04 Thompson, Joy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2004 Tofft, Melissa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2000-03 Tripplett, Kristina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1998 Troglin, Kelly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2009-Present Turner, Lakeisha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996-97

-VVaught, Amanda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2007-08 Vincent, Nichole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2008- 2009 -WWebb, Brittany . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2008-Present Weber, Lauren. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2006-08 Williams, Shandeedra. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1996 Williams, Tamika . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1993 Worrell, Leena. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2005-06

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TIGER SOFTBALL FIELD Home of the Tennessee State University SoŌball Team The Tennessee State University Complex was built in 1998. The complex features a state of the art so ball field, sea ng, a press box, offices, concession stand and locker rooms which were added in 2005. The indoor ba ng facility was built in 2002.

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CLAUDE SYDNEY CRUTCHFIELD WEIGHT ROOM Strength and Condi oning remains a major factor in the quest for athle c excellence. Tennessee State University is commi ed to providing its student-athletes with the finest fitness and weight equipment available. The sta works with each of the 15 Varsity teams and make themselves available for individualized workouts for supplemental training. Our mission within the TSU strength sta is to maximize the mental and athle c poten al of every student athlete while reducing the poten al for injury. We do so by subscribing to a number of uncompromising principles: Those principles are:

I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII. IX. X.

Train Olympic Based Movements Progressive Overload Perfect Technique Intensity / Mental Progression Intensity / Physical Progression Periodiza on Sports Specificity Variety Balanced Development Evalua on

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ACADEMIC SERVICES September 20, 2010

Nashville --- The Tennessee State University athletics academic services department received an award for obtaining program certification through the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics. The award stemmed from an academic review of the effectiveness of TSU’s academic standards and practices as well as how the program meets the standards for proper NCAA athletics certification. Tennessee State is first HBCU and first Ohio Valley Conference school to receive program certification.

The academic support program for student athletes, a collabora on between the Academic Center and the Department of Athle cs, assists student-athletes in successfully a aining academic goals and crea ng a balance between academics and athle cs. The program promotes responsibility and ini a ve while encouraging student athletes to take advantage of the rich resources offered at Tennessee State University. Academic counselors work with student athletes on skills needed for success in the classroom, and provide informa on about educa onal op ons.

and life skills workshops. TSU’s academic support program coordinates with faculty, advisors, and coaches to support each student athlete. Dr. Johnnie Smith and her staff are in place to provide student athletes with every opportunity to achieve the highest goals, working as liaison between the athle c department, undergraduate divisions, and administra ve offices of the university. The staff offers counseling, assists student athletes in maintaining sa sfactory progress toward their degrees, and academic eligibility.

The program focuses on the development of the total person through individual mee ngs, study hall and tutoring,

The so ball team had 11 players to receive Fall 2010 Academic Honors for obtaining at least a 3.25 GPA. Overall, the so ball program recorded the highest team GPA (3.12) among the female sports at TSU in Fall 2010.

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TSU SPORTS MEDICINE Athle c Training/Sports Medicine A team of full- me athle c trainers are on staff to provide daily treatment and applica on of therapeu c modali es to the student-athletes and are led by head athle c trainer, Monroe Abram. The athle c training staff is also available to provide evalua on, informa on on injury prevenon and to administer rehabilita on, if necessary. The TSU athle c medical services are provided by team orthopedist Rob Dyer of Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance. TOA provides the TSU athle c department all sports medicine related services, including surgery and diagnos c tes ng. Dr. Harvey Bowles serves as the team physician. Mission Statement It is the mission of the Tennessee State University Sports Medicine Staff to provide each student-athlete with the opportunity to perform at the highest possible level throughout his or her career. We strive to provide the most efficient and effec ve care available to help prevent, manage, and treat athle c related injuries in conjunc on with the Administra on, the Coaching Staff, and the athletes themselves. Our methods are based on sound medical and rehabilita ve principles in conjuncon with considera on for personal and team goals. These guidelines are based on those outlined by the NCAA and on ethical medical prac ce. We are commi ed to providing professional and proficient care for all those in our charge.

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TSU OLYMPIAN STATUE

The total height of the monumental icon, the TSU Olympian Statue, is 46 feet. It was constructed using the slip roller technique, a process that allows an artist to bend sheets of metal at incremental degrees between rollers. The artist who designed and constructed the TSU Olympian has been a faculty member at Tennessee State University since 1994, Jane-Allen McKinney, Associate Professor of Art. THE FIGURE: The figure is made of brass, aluminum and copper with a brush textured finish and the figure itself stands 21’ tall. The percentage of each metal used in the sculpture corresponds in direct proportion to the number of Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals won by athletes affiliated with Tennessee State University (Brass for Gold medallist, Aluminum for Silver medallist, and Copper for Bronze medallist).

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“The TSU Olympian holds a brass diploma in the right hand as an icon for the educational baton passed from TSU to her students.” All of the TSU Olympic winners earned undergraduate degrees from TSU. The diploma reads “Tennessee State University, Degree Awarded” with this text visible to the viewer standing at the foot of the base. The Olympic torch is in the left hand of the runner. THE COLUMNS: The Olympian stands on two Egyptian papyrus style columns, one 16’-8” for the raised bent knee and one 14’ for the extended leg. The Papyrus columns consist of ribbed aluminum banded with brass, aluminum and copper, representing bundles of papyrus stocks tied together for strength, typical of Egyptian columns. THE BASE: The base of the TSU Olympian is made of pre-cast concrete 11 feet high and nearly 19 feet at its greatest diameter. It is adorned with three metal bands, each band engraved with the names of Olympic medallists from Tennessee State University (Brass for Gold medallist, Aluminum for Silver medallist, and Copper for Bronze medallist). Future Tennessee State University Olympic winners will have their names added to these bands. The base is in the style of a capital from an Egyptian column. Engraved bricks surround the base of the TSU Olympian with names and messages from TSU patrons whose donations for the bricks will support TSU students. All proceeds from the Olympic brick program will be for Tennessee State University student scholarships. est. 2005

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TSU ATHLETIC FACILITIES

KEAN HALL Serves as home of TSU Athletics Administrative offices. The 92, 000 sq. ft. building houses the offices of Tiger football, volleyball and academic services. Built 1951

GENTRY CENTER

KEAN GYMNASIUM (KEAN’S LITTLE GARDEN)

ED S. TEMPLE TRACK

Home to Tiger Volleyball, the gym once housed TSU basketball games. Now, it is the assigned gym for volleyball competition, practices and intramurals. Built 1951

Home of TSU men and women’s track and field, Temple track plays host to the Boston Moon Classic. The eight lane complex and field features Olympic competition areas. Built 1977

GENTRY CENTER

JOHN B. McCLENDON COURT

The center is 202, 342 sq. ft. houses the athletic ticket office, TSU Sports Medicine, Athletic Media Relations and the school of Human Peformance and Sports Sciences.

The center is also home to TSU men and women’s basketball teams. The men and women’s track and field and men and women’s golf offices are also located inside. Built 1980

WILMA RUDOLPH INDOOR TRACK

THOMAS HUGHES AQUATIC COMPLEX

TSU TENNIS COMPLEX

The six-lane 20, 000 sq ft. track is located inside the Gentry Center and also features shot and weight throw areas with jumps and vault pits. Host to the Ed Temple Classic. Built 1980

The 15, 000 sq. ft. natorioum is the former home of the TSU Tiger Sharks. The complex now host several area high school swim practices and competitions. Built 1980

Serves as home of Tiger Tennis and features nine tennis courts including a main court with bleachers. The on site tennis office is located in the 1,600 ft. field house. Built 2005

The non permanent court is host to TSU men and women’s home basketball games. It is also used for TSU commencement and area high school graduations. Built 1980

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PERCY WARNER PARK

KING’S CREEK GOLF COURSE

Home of TSU Softball, features a press box, offices, and locker rooms which were added in 2005. The indoor batting facility was built in 2002. Built 1998

The park’s running course was used for the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference Cross Country Championship with TSU serving as host.

The golf course, located in Springhill, Tenn. will serve as the playing course for the 2010 TSU Golf Intercollegiate.

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NASHVILLE

MUSIC CITY With a metropolitan population of nearly one million, Nashville is the largest city in the Ohio Valley Conference. Despite its size, Nashville is a pleasant mix of big city entertainment and “down home” friendliness. Tennessee State University is one of three historically black colleges and universities in Nashville. Tennessee State University is in the middle of the action. The main campus is located just five minutes west of downtown Nashville, while the Avon Williams campus is located in the heart of downtown. Nashville is a cornerstone of the mid-south economy, and Tennessee State University graduates are prominent in the Nashville community and business scene. Resting halfway between the northern and southern boundaries of the United States, Nashville is the capital of Tennessee and the

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entertainment, cultural and commercial center of the mid-south. Nashville’s location puts it near the nation’s Southern population center. Major cities such as Atlanta, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Memphis and Birmingham can all be reached by car within 3-5 hours. Nashville’s 17,000-seat Bridgestone Arena, the home of the NHL Nashville Predators, hosted first- and second-round action of the 2000 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Championships. The 2008 AFC Central Champion Tennessee Titans brought the National Football League to Nashville. The team currently shares its 67,000-seat home, LP Field, with the Tennessee State Football Tigers. The stadium is just across the Cumberland River from downtown Nashville.

The Predators hit the ice in 1998. The team led the NHL in attendance for markets under two million its first year, drawing an average of 16,202 fans per game. Professional baseball can also be found in Nashville with the Nashville Sounds. The Sounds play in the Pacific Coast League as the AAA affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. Known as “Music City, USA,” Nashville is a city whose music tastes range from country to rock to gospel. Nashville has several major concert venues along with some world-renowned music clubs. Most headline concert tours make a stop in Music City. When it comes to having a good time, there is no better place than Nashville. The city offers a multitude of sporting events, a full range of recreational opportunities, the largest movie theater east of the Mississippi River, restaurants, parks and places to shop.

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