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Tiffany DeFelice

C

Height
5' 5"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Coral Springs, Fla.
School
American Heritage
#12 Megan Bush

Career Honors: 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Southeastern Conference All-Freshmen Team in 2008 … SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2009 … SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll in 2008

 

Career Highlights: One of three players in Florida history to record a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in a single season and the only Gator to do so twice (2009, 2010)… Currently the only player in UF history to have a perfect career fielding percentage … Ranks fifth all-time in career on-base percentage (.426) and 10th in slugging percentage (.480) all-time … Recorded a .443 on-base percentage in 2008, 12th in Florida record books for a single season, and a .435 tally in 2010, good for 15th … Her slugging percentage in 2010, .628, ranks 11th on the single-season lists … Set the freshman record for on-base percentage in 2008, which now ranks second (.443), and her.504 slugging percentage her freshman season in 2008 ranks third.

 

As a Junior (2010): A 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll selection…Played in and started 44 games for the Gators her junior season …Caught four runners stealing and picked off two in 2010 … Tallied nine multi-hit games and 10 multiple-RBI games … Had four game-winning RBI and two game-winning runs for UF … Contributed for the Gators at the 2010 Women’s College World Series, going 2-for-3 with three RBI and a double against UCLA … Hit a double and earned a walk in the defeat of 13th-seed Arizona State in Super Regional play on May 30… Scored one run while going 1-for-2 with three RBIs, a walk and a stolen base against Bethune-Cookman in the Gainesville Regional on May 21 ... Went 2-for-3 with one run and a double against Auburn in the first round of the SEC Tournament on May 13 ... Hit first career grand slam while going 3-for-3 on May 8 in the victory over South Carolina ... Went 1-for-1 in the first game with two walks and three runs and 2-for-3 in the second contest with two runs ... Tallied first-inning, three-run homers in each game  of the doubleheader against North Florida on May 5 ... Went 1-for-2 with a run, a double and a walk in first appearance in 14 games in the first game of a doubleheader against Mississippi State on May 1 ... Stole first base of the season and scored a run in the second game against the Bulldogs ... Broke hand in the eighth inning of the UCF game on March 31 ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs, an RBI and a walk against Alabama on March 28 ... Went 1-for-2 with two RBIs in the win over USF on March 25 ... Scored three runs and homered while going 2-for-2 with three RBIs in the first game in the doubleheader against Ole Miss and went 2-for-3 with a double and RBI in the second game ... Had a .667 batting average (4-for-6) with four runs, four RBIs, four walks and a .800 on-base percentage in the series against Ole Miss ... Hit a two-run home run in the win over UC Davis on March 7 ... Hit a three-run homer and scored an additional run in the win against Northwestern St. on Feb. 28 … Caught a runner stealing on Feb. 27 in the win over Northwestern State ... Went 2-for-3 with two doubles and one RBI on Feb. 20 against East Carolina ...Hit two home runs against Jacksonville on Feb. 17 while going 3-for-3 with three RBIs.

 

As a Sophomore (2009): Played in 42 games, starting 41, including 13 at catcher … Tallied a .230 batting average on 23 hits … Led the team with nine sacrifice hits, including three in the NCAA Tournament … Recorded 12 RBIs and a .394 on-base percentage … Recorded a career-long seven-game hit streak from Feb. 25 to March 7, which included eight hits and five RBIs while batting .500 … Tallied two game-winning RBIs and two game-winning runs, along with two multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games … Scored the game-winning run in the 2-1 victory over No. 14 California in game two of the Super Regional on May 24 that sent UF to the Women’s College World Series … Turned in a 2-for-5 performance in the Gainesville Regional, including a double and two sacrifice hits … Went 1-for-1 with a walk as the designed player in the SEC Tournament win over No. 16 Tennessee on May 8 … Went 1-for-2 with a three-run home run in second game against Longwood on May 2 … Recorded first double of the season as a pinch hitter in the first game against Arkansas on April 25 … Was a perfect 3-for-3 with a run scored in game one against Mississippi State on April 4 … Went 1-for-3 with two RBIs batting in the two hole in the second game against Auburn on April 1 … Drew three walks and scored twice in game one against No. 7 Georgia on March 11 … Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored against Pacific on Feb. 27 … Recorded a two-RBI single against No. 6 Michigan on Feb. 25 to put the Gators on the board in the first inning … Went 1-for-1 as a pinch hitter in the win over FAU on Feb. 14 … Recorded first RBI of the season on a single up the middle at Jacksonville on Feb. 11.

 

As a Freshman (2008): Named to the SEC All-Freshmen Team … Played in 66 games and started 60 primarily at designated player … Started eights games at catcher … Recorded a .291 batting average with 41 hits, including nine doubles and seven home runs … Drove in 33 runs and recorded a .504 slugging percentage … Had 11 multi-hit and seven multi-RBI games … Recorded 16 extra-base hits and only struck out 17 times … Drove in five game-winning runs and scored the gamewinner four times … Third on the team with 33 walks … Batted .300 in four games in the Women’s College World Series with three hits … Put together a 23-pitch at bat in the WCWS against Louisiana-Lafayette on May 29 … Went 1-for-1 with a double in the SEC Tournament Championship win over Alabama … Finished the final game of the Kentucky series on April 20 going 2-for-2 with a double, walk and two RBIs … Hit 3-for-5 with two doubles, five RBIs, two runs scored, a walk and a hit by pitch in the doubleheader against Florida State on April 16 … Went 3-for-3 with a home run against Oregon State on Feb. 29 … Hit first collegiate home run against Gardiner-Webb on Feb. 22 … Followed that with two home runs against North Florida in the next game … Went a perfect 2-for-2 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored in first collegiate start against Illinois on Feb. 9 … Hit a double in first collegiate at bat against Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 8.

 

High School: A 2007 graduate of American Heritage High School in Plantation, Fla. … Coached by Marty Cooper … Team claimed the 2004 and 2005 Class 3A State Championship … 2006 and 2007 Miami Herald Player of the Year … 2007 Sun Sentinel Player of the Year …  Named to the All-Broward County First Team by the Sun Sentinel and The Miami Herald five times … Named the team MVP in 2006, Offensive Player of the Year in 2005 and Defensive Player of the Year in 2004 …Played club softball for the Gold Coast Hurricanes … Coached by Jeff Norman and Marty Cooper … Team took third at Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA) Gold Nationals in 2007 … Earned pre-calculus and computer awards while in high school.

 

DeFelice’s Career Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

FLD%

2008

.291

66-60

141

21

41

9

0

7

33

33

17

2-3

1.000

2009

.230

49-41

100

8

23

2

0

1

12

27

11

0-0

1.000

2010

.319

44-44

113

27

36

8

0

9

36

22

18

2-2

1.000

CAREER

.282

159-145

354

56

100

19

0

17

81

82

46

4-5

1.000

 

DeFelice’s  Career Bests

AB

4, 10 times, last vs. FIU (5/22/10)

R

3, two times, last vs. North Florida (5/5/10)

H

3, three times, last vs. South Carolina (5/8/10)

Streak

7 games (2/25/09 – 3/7/09)

RBI

4, two times, last vs. South Carolina (5/8/10)

2B

2 vs. East Carolina (2/20/10)

HR

2, two times, last vs. Jacksonville (2/17/10)

BB

3, two times, last at Kentucky (4/11/09)

SB

1, four times, last vs. Bethune-Cookman (5/22/10)

PO

15, two times, last vs. Ole Miss (3/13/10)

A

2, three times, last vs. South Carolina (5/8/10)

 

 

 

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