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#4 Mandy Schuerman
  • Senior, 5-6, R/R
  • Utility/Pitcher
  • Riverview, Fla./East Bay
  • Criminology

Career Honors: Team captain (2003-04), SEC Co-Freshman of the Year (2002), Second-team All-SEC (2002), Cox Communications Classic All-Tournament Team (2003), NCAA Regional All-Tournament team (2004)

Career Highlights: Has played nearly every defensive position for Florida Owns the third-best best career on base percentage in school history (.395) going into her senior season Led Florida in nearly every offensive category through most of the 2002 season In the top 10 in nearly every Florida single season and career offensive category Second on the career walks list with 99 for her career and needs 39 in 2005 for the school record Set Florida freshman records for runs, walks and on base percentage Set sophomore record for walks with 32 in 2003.

As a Junior (2004): Elected team captain Played in 57 games and started 46 with the majority of her games being played in the outfield Did not pitch in 2004, but will return to the circle in 2005 Finished the season with a .225 batting average, a .364 slugging percentage and a .346 on base percentage One of only four Gators to score 20 or more runs, with 22 on the season Opened the season with a 1-for-2 performance with a walk, a home run and two RBI in the season opener vs. Appalachian State ... Went 3-for-4 with a double and a RBI in her second start of the season vs. Arkansas ... Went 2-for-3 with a double, a run and a RBI vs. Hofstra ... Also had the game winning hit vs. Hofstra ... Was 2-for-3 with a triple and a walk vs. Western Michigan ... Was a perfect 2-for-2 with a double, a home run, a walk, a run scored and a RBI in the second game of the Kentucky series ... Scored the game-winning run in the second game of the Auburn series ... Hit 2-for-4 with a triple and a run scored in the final game of the Auburn series ... Hit 4-for-6 in the South Carolina series, including a perfect 2-for-2 with a run scored in the second game ... Hit 3-for-3 with a double, a walk, a run and a RBI in Florida's last home game vs. Bethune-Cookman Had a spectacular Regional tournament in which she went 4-for-9 with three runs scored, an RBI and a home run Also had highlight reel plays in right field during NCAA play including four putouts in the final game against USF Ended the season on a three-game hitting streak.

As a Sophomore (2003): Started in 57 of 62 games with 29 starts in right field and 27 as a designated player Finished the year with a .259 average and a .398 on base percentage Earned a 3-3 record from the pitching circle and 3.08 ERA Posted first pitching win of the season Feb. 1 in 13-1 victory over Texas-Arlington after going 4.1 innings with four strikeouts and allowing just one hit ... Recorded Florida's only hit at Baylor Feb. 1 Threw a complete game (6.0 IP) at Baylor Feb. 2 including two strikeouts ... Against Illinois-Chicago, went 2-4 at the plate with a double and three RBI ... Hit third double of the season against Oklahoma Feb. 8 (1-1, 2 BB), as only one of only three Gators to get a hit ... Went 2-3 against UT-Chattanooga Feb. 14 during the 2003 Gator Invitational ... Went 2-3, including her first home run of the season, against Illinois Feb. 21 during the Cox Communications Classic ... Went 1-for-1 with a two RBI double and two walks in the second game with Auburn ... Her second and third wins of the season were both 8-run rule complete games at Auburn and Kentucky ... Hit a game-winning three-run double in the first game of the Ole Miss series March 29 ... Went 2-3 in the second game against Ole Miss, while throwing 5.2 innings with four strikeouts ... Threw 3.1 innings with two strikeouts, while hitting a RBI double at No. 22 South Florida April 2 ... Hit a two-run double in the first game of the series at No. 8 Georgia ... Hit her second home run of the season in a 2-0 win over Tennessee April 18 ... Had a hit in every game of the LSU series and scored a run in two of the three games ... Hit a two RBI double which proved to be the game-winning hit in Florida's 6-2 win over South Carolina in the SEC Tournament.

As a Freshman (2002): Utility who started all but one of Florida's games Saw time at every position this season except catcher, left field and center field Led team with runs, at bats, doubles, walks, slugging percentage and on base percentage Is second on the team in hits, home runs and triples and third in stolen bases .284 batting average was fourth-highest on the team Was 7-9 with a 3.53 earned run average in 32 appearances as a pitcher Seven-game hitting streak from February 9-15 during which she went 1-for-22 with four RBI and two doubles 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and three runs scored in win vs. Houston Feb. 23 Homered in back-to-back games on the same day Feb. 23 Four-game hitting streak from Feb. 23-March 1 during which she went 9-for-13 with five runs and four RBI 16 multiple hit games this season 2-for-4 with two doubles and a RBI in win vs. No.9 Washington Feb. 17 Hit two doubles and scored twice in win over No. 21 Florida State April 17 Two RBI home run vs. No. 17 Alabama March 19 that hit the scoreboard First hit of collegiate career was a triple in Florida's opening day win vs. North Carolina Feb. 8 Homered and went 2-for-4 with three RBI versus Then No. 25 South Florida Feb. 9 Has doubled in back-to-back games three times this season recorded 10 strikeouts and gave up only on hit in a 6-0 complete game win over Maine on March 22 Pitched 8.1 innings against Maine again on March 23 went 4-for-6 with three runs scored, a RBI, two walks and two stolen bases in the final two games of the Tennessee series Already in the top 20 of the Florida records in nearly every offensive category In the top five of every Florida freshman record Named as the SEC Co-Freshman of the Year along with Sara Dean from Auburn Also named second team All-SEC designated player/utility Named the team's Offensive Player of the Year by the coaches.

High School: A graduate of East Bay High School in Gibsonton, Fla. Coached by Glenn Rodriguez Helped the East Bay Indians to the state championships Selected Florida State High School 4A Most Valuable Player, All-Conference, All Sun-Coast, and All-State Finished high school with a career 57-20-1 record with a 0.67 ERA, 748 strikeouts, 20 no-hitters, 3 perfect games, and a batting average of .472 Broke the county strikeout record with 319 in a season Also played volleyball and earned team MVP honors Also played in basketball Fracture her right knee cap her junior year Member of National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and student government.


Schuerman Career Bests
AB - 5 vs. Georgia, 4/13/02
R - 2, five times; last vs. Auburn, 3/30/04
H - 3, two times; last vs. Bethune-Cookman, 4/20/04
Streak - 8 games (1/31-2/8/03, .429, 9-for-21, 4R, 4RBI, 3 2B, 5 BB)
RBI - 3, four times; last vs. Ole Miss, 3/29/03
2B - 2, two times; last at Florida State, 4/17/02
3B - 1, three times; last vs. Auburn, 3/31/04
HR - 1, 12 times; last vs. Cal State Northridge, 5/20/04
BB - 3, two times; last vs. Georgia Tech, 2/22/03
SB - 2 vs. Mississippi State, 4/26/03
PO - 12 vs. Wisconsin, 3/23/02 A - 4 at Baylor, 2/2/03

Pitching
IP - 8.1 vs. Maine, 3/23/02
H - 1 vs. Maine, 3/22/02*
R - 0, two times; last vs. Maine, 3/23/02*
ER - 0, three times; last at Auburn, 3/4/03*
SO - 10 vs. Maine, 3/22/02
BB - 7 at Baylor, 2/2/03
* - must have pitched five or more innings

Schuerman Career Stats
Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG%
2002 .284 67-66 194 43 55 14 1 6 21 89 .459
2003 .259 62-57 143 16 37 10 0 3 20 56 .392
2004 .225 57-46 129 22 29 5 2 3 7 47 .364
TOTAL .260 186-169 466 81 121 29 3 12 48 192 .412
Year BB HBP SO OB% SF SH SB-A PO A E FLD%
2002 43 4 53 .423 0 1 8-9 35 49 5 .944
2003 32 1 42 .398 0 2 8-9 18 24 2 .955
2004 24 0 35 .346 0 2 3-4 38 5 1 .977
TOTAL 99 5 130 .391 0 5 19-22 91 78 8 .955
 
Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER
2002 3.53 7-9 32 14 3 1/2 1 105.0 111 71 53
2003 3.08 3-3 18 12 3 0/1 0 50.0 48 30 22
TOTAL 3.39 10-12 50 26 6 1/3 1 155.0 159 101 75
Year BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA
2002 74 53 20 3 6 496 .275 12 2 5 11
2003 33 32 11 0 4 233 .253 4 1 2 7
TOTAL 107 85 31 3 10 729 .268 16 3 7 18
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