- Stacie Pestrak
- 5' 5"
- Gainesville, Fla.
Career Honors: NJCAA Second-team All-America (2004) … Louisville Slugger/NFCA Third Team All-America (2004) … NFCA NJCAA All-South Region (2004) … NJCAA All-Region (2004) … All Mid-Florida Conference (2003-04) … Academic All-Mid Florida Conference (2003-04) … Academic All-State (2003-04).
Career Highlights: Set the Florida junior records for stolen bases (19) and sacrifices (13) in her first season playing DI softball … 13 sacrifices in 2005 was second on the Florida single season list … Started her career at Florida stealing 14 straight bases without getting caught … Did not get caught stealing until March 12.
As a Junior (2005): Led the team with two triples ... Set a career high of five put outs at Florida International in the second game of the season ... Recorded the game winning hit against Oklahoma at the Clearwater Invitational ... Scored the game winning run against Southern Illinois at the UNLV Invite ... Scored the game tying run against Iowa State at the UNLV Invite ... Led the Gators in batting average (.714) at the UNLV Invite, where she had four stolen bases, three sacrifice hits, five hits and three runs scored ... Tallied two RBI and her team leading 10th sacrifice hit at the Long Beach State Tournament ... Recorded the game winning hit in the second of three games at Arkansas ... Scored the winning run on an error in Florida's 5-1 win over Ole Miss ... Hit .333 (2-for-3) in that game ... Went 2-for-2 with a run scored in 12-0 win over Ole Miss ... Hit the first triple of her career against Alabama in Gainesville ... Scored the game winning run in the final game of a three game set against South Carolina in Columbia ... Scored the winning run in the first game of the series with Mississippi State ... Had a career-high five assists, one hit and one RBI in the first game of the series against Auburn ... Hit her second double of the season and registered two RBI in the first game of the three-game series with LSU ... Had two hits in the final games of the series against LSU ... Had the game-winning hit with her third double of the season and recorded an RBI in the first game of the series with FSU ... Went 2-for-4, hitting her second triple of the season and scoring two runs in the first game of the series at Kentucky ... Had a hit and two runs scored in the third game at Kentucky
As a Sophomore (2004 at Santa Fe CC): Helped Santa Fe to a 42-13 record and appearance in the state tournament … National Junior College Athletic Association second team All-American … NFCA All-South Region … NFCA third team All-American … NJCAA All-Region … Finished her career and Santa Fe holding the career stolen base (92) and career runs scored (92) record … Set the single season stolen base record with 52 … Earned the FCCAA "Jean Williams" Scholar Athlete award, the award is given to one community college softball player in the state of Florida each year … Earned all-conference and all-state academic accolades.
As a Freshman (2003 at Santa Fe CC): Helped Santa Fe to a 36-17-1 record and an appearance in the state tournament … Earned All-Mid Florida Conference honors … Named to the conference all-freshman team … Selected as the team's rookie of the year … Led the state in triples with nine on the season … Finished the season with a .354 batting average … Earned all-conference and all-state academic honors.
High School: A graduate of Buchholz High School … Coached by Donna Howard … a high school teammate of current Gators Shelley and Stacey Stevens … Team went to the state final four in 2000 and was the state runner up in 2002 … Finished the 2002 season with a 23-2 record … Earned third-team all-state honors in 2002 … Also played basketball and was nominated as a McDonald's All-American … On the same high school team as current Gator women's basketball player Brittany Davis … Played travel ball for Gainesville Gold … Coached by Jeremy McFayden … Team reached nationals in Oklahoma in 2002.
Pestrak Career Bests
AB - 4, three times; last at Kentucky, 5/07/05
R - 2, four times; last at Kentucky, 5/08/05
H - 3 vs. Southern Illinois, 2/20/05
Streak - 4 games (3/19/05-3/25/05, .636, 7-for-11, 2 R, 2 RBI, 3 SB) and 4 games (4/30- 5/3/05, .400, 4-for-10, 3 RBI, 2 2B)
2B - 1, three times; last vs. Florida State, 5/03/05
3B - 1, two times; last at Kentucky, 5/07/05
RBI - 2 vs. LSU, 4/30/05
BB - 1, 10 times; last vs. Florida State, 5/03/05
SB - 2, three times; last vs. Ole Miss, 3/25/05
PO - 5 at Florida International, 1/29/05
A - 5 at Auburn, 4/26/05
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