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- Candice Hithe
Candice Hithe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Daphne, Ala.

High School:
Daphne High School

Height:
5-3

Position:
SS

Birthdate:
02/06/1982

Experience:
3VL

B/T:
S/R



Junior (2002 Season): Started in all 61 games in the 2002 season ... named C-USA Hitter of the Week (April 29) ... named to the C-USA first team and to the C-USA All-Tournament team ... received C-USA Commissioners honor roll for the 2001-02 season ... led the team in runs scored (37), hits (63), total bases (67), assists (105), and stolen bases (32) ... finished the season with a .325 batting average, a .379 on base percentage and a .949 fielding percentage ... led the Blazers in sacrifice bunts with 15, breaking her own personal best record ... had two doubles, one triple, nine BBs and 12 RBI ... finished the season with a .345 slugging percentage ... currently a softball representative for the SAAC committee ... an NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete ... a member of Chi Alpha Sigma athletic honor society ... a member of the Golden International honor society. Sophomore: Started in 56 games during the 2001 season ... was a C-USA preseason All-Conference selection ... named second-team All-Conference USA ... broke the UAB single-season record for stolen bases previously held by Cliffanie Engram ... led the Blazers (2nd in C-USA) in sacrifice bunts with 14, breaking her own single season record of 10 from the previous year ... finished the season with a .299 batting average ... had a .932 fielding percentage ... led the Blazers in assists (98), runs scored (31), stolen base percentage (.933) and on-base percentage (.361) ... had one double and drove in 3 runs on the season ... finished with a .305 season slugging percentage ... C-USA Commissioners honor roll for 2000-01 season. Freshman: Named to C-USA All-Freshman Team ... tied for first on the team in game starts (61) and games played (61) ... second on the team in stolen bases (11) ... fourth on the team in runs scored (18), at bats (160) and total plate appearances (181) ... fifth on the team in total bases (35) and hits (33) ... had five multiple hit games during the season ... posted a four-game hitting streak ... had .938 fielding percentage on the year ... posted nine RBI on the year ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 1999-2000 academic season.

High School: Lettered four years at Daphne High School in Daphne, Ala ... also lettered in basketball ... named to All-County team in 1997, 1998 and 1999 ... named to Mobile Register Super 12 in 1997, 1998 and 1999 ... an all-state selection in 1997 ... honorable mention all-state in 1999 ... 1999 MVP in the North/South All-Star game ... Wendy's High School Heisman Nominee in 1999 ... named to academic all-state team in 1998 ... team Offensive Player of the Year in 1997, 1998 and 1999 ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Full name is Candice Christine Hithe ... born February 6, 1982 in New Orleans, La. ... majoring in health education ... parents are Carlyle and Pamela Hithe.