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- Caitlin Attfield
Caitlin  Attfield

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Niagara Falls, N.Y.

High School:
Niagara Wheatfield HS

Position:
IF

Experience:
3L



AS A JUNIOR (2015)
- Ranked sixth in the nation with a .473 batting average
- Selected by league coaches as 2015 Conference USA Player of the Year, the first athlete in program history to receive the honor
- Selected to the 2015 NFCA Mideast All-Region First Team
- 2015 First Team All-Conference USA selection
- Earned selections to the 2015 C-USA All-Academic Team and to the 2015 C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
- Named C-USA Player of the Week on April 27 after finishing the Southern Miss series 7-for-10 (.700) with a home run, two doubles, three RBI and six runs scored
- Selected to the 2015 Preseason C-USA All-Conference Team
- UAB’s all-time career batting average (.417), on-base percentage (.470), slugging percentage (.523) and hits (237) leader
- Shattered her own single-season records in batting average (.425 in 2014) and on-base percentage (.511 this season, .473 in 2014)
- Tied for the third-highest doubles total (15) in a single season in program history
- Led the team with 28 multiple-hit games, including nine three-hit games and a four-hit game
- Recorded hits in 41 of 50 games in 2015
- Had two separate 14-game hit streaks in 2015
- Started at shortstop and in the leadoff spot for UAB in 49 games in 2015
- Slugged three home runs with 25 RBI
- Finished second in C-USA in batting average, hits (80) and doubles
- Placed fourth in C-USA in on-base percentage and runs scored (43)
- Defensively, ranked third in C-USA in assists (119) and tied for sixth in double plays turned (12)
- Led UAB in six categories, including batting average, hits, runs scored, doubles, total bases and stolen bases (7), while tying for the team lead in on-base percentage
- Had two hits, including a double, and two runs scored at then-No. 7/6 Auburn (April 8)
- Went 5-for-7 for the doubleheader at Troy (March 31)
- Was 3-for-4 with a double vs. Lipscomb (March 3)
- Posted a pair of doubles and a solo home run in game three vs. North Texas (March 8)
- Went 2-for-3 with two RBI vs. Mississippi State (Feb. 24), including the game-winning, walk-off RBI double in extra innings
- Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored vs. Harvard (Feb. 21)
- Had three hits in each win over Wisconsin (Feb. 14-15), including a double and two RBI in game one
- Had three RBI and a double on 3-for-4 hitting against Appalachian State (Feb. 6)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014)

- Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team
- Broke UAB's single-season records in batting average (.425), hits (88), total bases (120), on-base percentage (.473) and assists (140)
- Named to the C-USA All-Academic Team
- Named to the NFCA Mideast Region First Team
- Named to the Mardi Gras Invitational All-Tournament Team after hitting .462 with six hits in 13 at-bats at the opening tournament in Mobile
- Named to the College Sports Madness C-USA All-Conference First Team
- Had a career-high four hits in three different games for UAB
- Lifted the first home run of her UAB career in UAB's 6-1 win over Iowa at the Getterman Classic
- Led the team in multiple-hit games with 26 on the year, including eight three-hit games and three four-hit games
- Had a nine-game hitting streak and also a nine-game reached-base streak during the season
- Scored the game-winning run in UAB's 7-6 win against Ball State on March 12, a doubleheader where she finished 6-for-8 with three RBI, two runs and two stolen bases
- Named UAB's Student Athlete of the Week on Feb. 19
- Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013)

- Named to the All-Conference USA First Team
- Earned the league's Freshman of the Year honor and named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team
- Finished the season with a .359 batting average, which ranks tied for third all-time at UAB in a single season
- Named a second-team NFCA Mideast Region honoree
- One of two Blazers to start in all of UAB's 58 games
- Recorded 19 multiple-hit games, a nine-game hitting streak, and a 12-game reached base streak during her freshman campaign
- Led the team with 69 hits which ranks third on the UAB single-season list
- Stole 25 bases in 35 tries, which ranks eighth in both the UAB single-season top 10 and UAB career top 10
- Drove in the game-tying run in the bottom of the 11th inning of UAB's 3-2 win over UCLA, which advanced the Blazers to face Florida in the Super Regionals
- Finished the year with 192 at-bats, 38 runs scored, 11 RBI, a .431 OBP, and .949 fielding percentage.

HIGH SCHOOL

- Attended Niagara Wheatfield High School in Niagara, N.Y
- Named 2nd Team Niagara Frontier League (NFL) as a freshman
- Named NFL Player of the Year her sophomore, junior, and senior seasons
- Tabbed first team NFL and Western New York honors three times
- Named WNY Player of the year her senior year
- Named to New York State teams three times
- Competed with the Western NY Empire State Open Softball team and contributed to gold medal win
- Helped her high school team reach its first-ever State semifinals and ranked fourth in New York State
- Member of the National Honor Society
- Played five years of varsity soccer
- Member of the NW symphonic and jazz bands.

PERSONAL

- Full name is Caitlin Elizabeth Attfield
- Born June 20, 1994
- Daughter of Anne Oliveri and James Attfield
- Has one brother Matt
- Majoring in exercise science.