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#5 Mylin Prieto
  • Senior, 5-1, R/R
  • Second base
  • Cooper City, Fla. (St. Thomas Aquinas)
  • Health Science Education

Career Honors: First team All-SEC (2003) ... NFCA All-Southeast Region (2003) ... Gator Invitational All-Tournament team (2003) Career Highlights: Ranks in the top 10 of most career batting records ... Has started in all but six of the 194 games she has played.

As a Junior (2003): Started at second base all season ... Started in all but two of the 65 games she played ... Third on the team with a .315 average ... 58 hits led the team ... Led the team with four triples on the season and shared the team lead in doubles with 12 ... Agaisnt Centenary Feb. 2 hit a two run homer -- her first home run of the season ... Tied her career-high three hit in four at-bats against Illinois-Chicago Feb. 7 during the 2003 GRU Classic, including a double, a run scored, and a RBI ... Tied her career-high three hits in four at-bats against Southern Miss Feb. 15, while adding a season-high two runs scored ... Went 2-for-4 with a triple and four RBI in win over North Carolina on March 2 ... Went 5-for-8 with two runs scored and three RBI in the Auburn series ... Hit her second home run of the season in the first Auburn game on March 4 ... Was 3-for-6 with two runs scored, two RBI, two doubles and a home run in the final two games of the Kentucky series ... The second game of the Arkansas series was her best with a 3-for-4 effort with four RBI and a run scored ... Had a home run, a triple and a stolen base in the 5-1 win ... Went 2-3 with the game-tying RBI triple in the final game of the Ole Miss series ... Went 3-8 (.375) at No. 8 Georgia, including two doubles and the lone RBI in game two of the series ... Went a perfect 3-for-3 including one walk and her 11th double on the season in the final game of the series against Tennessee April 19 ... Went 3-for-5 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in 11-8 loss to MSU on April 26 ... Despite only reaching base twice, stole three bases in 6-1 win over MSU April 27 ... Went 1-for-3 with a run, a RBI and a sacrifice in Florida SEC Tournament opening win over South Carolina ... Was 1-for-2 with two sacrifices in the Gators' NCAA Tournament opening win over Oregon State.

As a Sophomore (2002): Outfielder/infielder who finished second on the team with a .304 batting average (56-for-184)...Has started 61-of-65 games ... Led the team with 56 hits ... 23 RBI tied for the team lead ... Eight-game hitting streak from Feb.22-March 2 ... During eight-game hitting streak, went 10-for-25 with sex RBI ... Six-game hitting streak from Feb. 15-19 during which she recorded multiple hits in 4-of-6 games ... Went 10-for-16 with three RBI during six-game hitting streak ... Four-game hitting streak from 4/7-4/13 during which she went 7-for-13 with three runs ... Seven multiple RBI games this season... During three-game stretch from Feb. 15-16, went 6-for-7 ... Hit grand slam in win vs. South Florida April 10 and had a season-high four RBI ... Grand slam was only the third in school history ... Three RBI in 2-for-4 performance during win vs. No.231 Florida State April 17 ... 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI in win vs. Kentucky March 16 ... 3-for-3 with a run and a double vs. No. 23 Georgia 4/13 ... went 2-for-4 with a stolen base in second game of Tennessee series on April 25.

As a Freshman (2001): Shared time early at second base, but the Gator coaching staff found a niche for her in left field ... Batted .249 with 46 hits for 20 RBI and was 7-9 in stolen bases ... Had the game-winning home run vs. Mississippi State, becoming just the fourth freshman to hit an out-of- the-park homer ... Tripled for two RBI in UF's NCAA win over Connecticut.

High School: A graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas in Ft. Lauderdale ... Helped her team to the State Final Four Championships 1999 ... Selected First team All-Broward, 5-A All-State 1st Team, Broward All-Star team and the state All-Star team ... Batted .379, with 24 RBI's and two HR's as a senior, while helping her team to a 31-1 record ... Was a 1999 ASA second-team All-American at second base after helping her Clearwater Lady Bombers Gold squad to a third-place finish in the ASA Nationals... As a sophomore, she batted .500 with 40 RBI and nine home runs while leading her high school team to the 3A State Championship.


Prieto's Bests
AB - 5, four times; last at vs. Mississippi State, 4/27/03
R - 4 at Kentucky, 3/17/01
H - 3, seven times; last vs. Mississippi State, 4/27/03
Streak - 9 games (3/10-3/18/01, .367, 11-for-30, 8 R, 3 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI)
RBI - 4, three times; last at Arkansas, 3/23/03
2B - 2 at No. 8 Georgia, 4/5/03
3B - 1, five times; last vs. 3/30/03
HR - 1, six times; last at Arkansas, 3/23/03
BB - 3 vs. Belmont, 2/18/01
SB - 3 vs. Mississippi State, 4/27/03
PO - 6, three times; last at Baylor, 2/1/03
A - 7 vs. South Carolina, 4/20/02

Prieto's Career Stats
Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB
2001.... .249 64-64 185 18 46 9 1 1 20 60 .324 14
2002.... .304 65-61 184 13 56 11 0 1 23 70 .380 20
2003.... .315 65-63 184 24 58 12 4 4 32 90 .489 15
TOTAL... .289 194-188 553 55 160 32 5 6 75 220 .398 49
Year HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2001.... 1 21 0 .300 3 8 7-9 67 11 6 .929  
2002.... 6 25 0 .389 1 2 6-7 123 95 11 .952  
2003.... 3 29 0 .376 0 9 7-9 113 98 6 .972  
TOTAL... 10 75 0 .356 4 19 20-25 303 204 23 .957  

 

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