|Caitlin Attfield - 2
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 ... was 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.
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...also played five years of varsity soccer....was a member of the NW symphonic and jazz bands.
Full name is Caitlin Elizabeth Attfield...born June 20, 1994....daughter of Anne Oliveri and James Attfield...has one brother Matt (22)....majoring in exercise science.