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Francesca Enea


5' 8"
Woodland Hills, Calif.
El Camino Real
#10 Francesca Enea

Career Honors: National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA)/Louisville Slugger Second-Team All-American in 2008 and 2009 … Easton First-Team All-American in 2008 and 2009 … All- Southeastern Conference Second Team in 2009 … Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team in 2008 … NFCA All-Southeast Region in 2008 and 2009 … SEC All-Tournament Team in 2008 … SEC All-Freshman Team in 2007 … SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 16, 2009 and March 2, 2009 … USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top-25 Finalist in 2009 … SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2008 and 2009 … SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll in 2007 … SEC Community Service team member in 2009 … Point of Light Award winner in 2009


Career Highlights: Holds seven records at Florida: single-season home runs (18), single-season RBIs (70), single-season sacrifice flies (6), single-season slugging percentage (.713; tied), career home runs (41), career RBIs (156) and career sacrifice flies (11) … Also ranks in the top 10 on 15 other single-season lists, including a .494 on-base percentage (2nd), 137 total bases (2nd), 48 walks (2nd) and 75 hits (T5th) … Ranks in the top 10 on eight other UF career lists, including a .310 batting average (7th), a .595 slugging percentage (2nd) and a .411 on-base percentage (5th) … Tallied 70 RBIs in 2009, holding the fifth spot in SEC single-season record books … Also is tied for fifth in the league record book with 18 single-season home runs (2009) and tied for seventh with 17 home runs (2008) … 41 career home runs ranks eighth in league record book as well … Has five career grand slams.


As a Junior (2009): Named to the NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-America Second Team and Easton All-America First Team … NFCA All-Southeast Region and All-SEC Second-Team honoree … Played all 68 with a torn ACL, starting 62 in left field … Led the team in on-base percentage (.494), RBIs (70), home runs (18), game-winning RBIs (14), multi-RBI games (23), extra-base hits (29) and tied for the best slugging percentage (.713) … Second among Gators with 124 total bases, 48 walks, 11 doubles and three grand slams … Fourth-best batting average (.339) on the team … Home run total tied for eighth in the country and second in the SEC while RBI total was fourth-best, also second in the conference, and RBIs per game (1.04) ranked 13th nationally … Tallied the most walks in SEC games among all conference players (25) and tied for the second-most home runs (8) and fourth-most RBIs (25) … Recorded three game-winning runs and 13 multi-hits games … Recorded a career-long 10-game hit streak from Feb. 7 to Feb. 19, tallying 15 hits and 23 RBIs … Recorded a .968 fielding percentage, making only one error for the second straight season … Belted 18th home run of the season to break Florida’s single-season record in the 3-0 win over No. 6 Arizona in the Gators’ first WCWS game on May 28 … Went 1-for-2 with one run and two walks in the win over No. 4 Alabama on May 31 … Went 2-for-3 with a double in the second WCWS championship game against No. 2 Washington on June 2 … Batted .500 in the Gainesville Regional with four hits, two doubles, four RBIs and a .636 on-base percentage … Tallied first outfield assist of the season in the win over Texas A&M on May 16 … Broke UF’s single-season and career RBI records with two against No. 16 Tennessee in semifinals of conference tournament on May 8, tallying a two-run shot … Went 1-for-2 in both games of the doubleheader with Arkansas on April 25, hitting a two-run home run … Batted .400 with two hits, including a homer, three RBI and a run scored in the series with No. 18 LSU … Nailed two home runs in the second game at Kentucky on April 11, breaking UF’s all-time home run record … Hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat No. 21 Florida State on April 8 … Broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth with a grand slam at Auburn on April 1 … Record two three-run home runs in the series with No. 4 Alabama … Drew three walks, including two in 14-pitch at bats against No. 6 Tennessee in game one of the doubleheader on March 21 … Hit a two-run home run in win over Ole Miss in second game of the doubleheader on March 14 … Went 2-for-3 with two walks in game one of the doubleheader versus South Carolina on March 7 … Batted 2-for-3 with a home run against Texas Tech and went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs against Illinois on Feb. 28 … Went 3-for-5 with one run and one RBI in win over Pacific on Feb. 27 … Earned SEC Player of the Week on March 2 for performance which included 12 hits, including a double and two homers, seven RBIs and five runs … Hit a two-run homer against No. 14 Fresno State on Feb. 19 … Turned in a 2-for-3 performance which included a homer, two RBIs and a run scored against Georgia Tech on Feb. 15 … Batted 3-for-3 with a grand slam against FAU and then went 2-for-4 with a grand slam against South Alabama, both on Feb. 14 … Went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI versus Texas Tech on Feb. 13 … Earned SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 16 for weekend’s performance … Went 2-for-6 with a home run, three RBI, two runs scored and three walks in the opening series with Baylor.


As a Sophomore (2008): Earned NFCA/Louisville Slugger All-America Second-Team and Easton All-America First-Team honors … Selected to the NFCA All-Southeast Region First Team … Earned a spot on the WCWS All-Tournament Team after turning in a .316 batting average, six hits, two home runs and four RBIs … Also earned All-SEC Tournament Team honors for a .444 batting average, four hits, one home run and two RBIs … Started and played in 74 games, primarily in left field … Tied for the third-best batting average  (.336) and total hits (75) on the team … Led the Gators with 17 home runs and 64 RBIs … Second in the SEC in home runs and tied for 16th in the nation … Also second in the league in total bases (137) and RBIs … Led the team with 18 multi-RBI games, including seven games with three RBIs and one with four … Recorded 19 multi-hit games … Tied for the team lead with 28 extra-base hits …  Scored 41 runs, nailed 11 doubles and recorded a .614 slugging percentage … Knocked in the winning run a team-high 18 times and scored the winning run seven times … Put together a seven-game hitting streak from Feb. 17 to Feb. 24 … Was a perfect 3-for-3 on stolen base attempts … Recorded a .962 fielding percentage, only tallying one error on the season … Recorded a .378 batting average in the NCAA Tournament, with team-highs 14 hits and 13 RBIs … Hit two home runs in the 6-1 WCWS semifinal win over Texas A&M … Had two hits, including a double, in each of Florida’s wins over California in the NCAA Super Regional … Hit a grand slam against Georgia Tech in the NCAA Regionals … Went 6-for-9 with a double, a home run, two runs scored and five RBIs in the series against Auburn … Went 2-for-2 with a home run, a walk, two runs scored and three RBIs against Longwood on March 22 … Hit a three-run homer against Notre Dame on Feb. 24 … Did not record a strikeout on the season until Feb. 24 … Hit a three-run home run in the win over East Tennessee State on Feb. 16 … Hit first home run of the season in the shutout of Mercer on Feb. 13 … Did not get a hit in the ’08 campaign until Feb. 10, but then went on a six-game hitting streak … Played for the Virginia Legends in the 23-and-Under Amateur Softball Association National Tournament in the summer of 2008 … Helped led the Legends to their third consecutive National title, drilling a home run in the first championship game and going 3-for-3 in the title game … Earned Tournament MVP.


As a Freshman (2007): Started and played in 48 games … Injured knee on Feb. 24 and returned to the Gator lineup on April 4 ... Started at catcher and first base prior to injury, then started as the designated player … Had five game-winning RBIs and three game-winning runs on the season … Had five multi-hit and four multi-RBI games … Hit Florida’s only grand slam of the season in the third inning in its 8-0, five-inning win over Georgia Tech in NCAA Regional action on May 19 … Also added a sacrifice fly in the game to finish with five RBI … Hit a home run in the second game of the Kentucky series on May 5 … Batted .444 with six RBIs in the series against Eastern Michigan before injuring knee… Hit career first home run, the gamewinner, against New Mexico on Feb. 11 … Scored the game-winning run against Arizona on Feb. 10 … First hit of the season was part of a 2-for-3 performance with the game-winning hit against Oregon on Feb. 9.


High School: A 2006 graduate of El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills, Calif. …Coached by Lori Chandler … Earned all-city, All-West Valley League and all-area honors all four years … Named the West Valley Co-MVP in 2003 and the Most Valuable Player in 2004 … Played travel ball with the Orange County Batbusters … Coached by Gary Haning …Team claimed the 16-and-Under Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA) National title in 2003 and the 18-and-Under ASA Class A National title in 2004 … Team finished third at the 2005 Gold Nationals and won in 2006. 


Enea’s Career Statistics








































































Enea’s Career Bests


5, three times; last vs. Pacific (2/27/09)


3 vs. Texas A&M (6/0/08)


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


10 games (2/7/09 – 2/19/09)


5, three times; last vs. South Alabama (2/14/09)


1, 28 times; last vs. Washington (6/2/09)


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


3, two times; last vs. Mississippi St. (4/4/09)


1, 10 times; last vs. Washington (6/2/09)


10 vs. Oregon (2/9/07)


3 vs. Baylor (2/24/07)


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