Blazer student-athletes recognized for having 3.0 GPA or better
AS A SENIOR (2012)
Played in 47 games, making 46 starts ... recorded a .198 batting average ... went 2-for-2 with one home run to score the game-winning run against East Carolina (4/6) ... batted 2-for-2 with a double, one run and one RBI vs. Samford (4/10) ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Started 42 games for the Blazers primarily at first base ... tallied the second-most putouts (212) for UAB and committed just four errors for a .982 fielding percentage ... walked 27 times, second most on the team ... selected to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Played in 43 games for the Blazers at first base or catcher ... registered eight hits and eight RBI ... recorded a .985 fielding percentage ... hit two doubles against Houston (4/2) ... blasted a two-run home run against Kennesaw State (4/5) ... selected to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
Saw limited action as pinch hitter and backup catcher ... played in 15 games ... recorded three hits and four RBI ... earned the Conference USA Academic Medal for the 2008-09 academic year ... listed on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... 2008-09 NFCA Academic All-American ... named to UAB's Dean's List both semesters.
Attended Hoover High School in Hoover, Ala. ... was named Birmingham News Scholar-Athlete of the Week ... high school team placed third in 2006 and sixth in 2005 at the Class 6A State Tournament ... won a regional championship in 2005 ... was her team's captain in 2008 and led with the most RBI ... played on six travel teams that have won two USFA State Championships ... played in two USFA World Series ... is a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.
Full name is Erica Marie Sisson ... born Dec. 17, 1989 in Fort Myers, Fla. ... daughter of Mark and Fran Sisson ... has two sisters, Sammy and Haleigh ... majoring in exercise science and minoring in psychology.