Meet Andrea Rogers
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Started 29 games before suffering an injury midway through the season ... saw action after the injury as a pinch runner ... hit .284 with 17 runs scored ... recorded six doubles, three triples and 18 RBI ... was third on the team with a .469 slugging percentage ... Named to the 2009 Purple and Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team ... listed on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Started and played in all 59 games ... led the team with .298 batting average and a .416 on-base percentage ... recorded a team-high 48 hits in 161 at bats ... led the team with 14 multiple-hit games ... batted .346 at the clean-up position in the line up ... ranked first on the team with 334 putouts while adding 59 assists in 395 chances while recording only 2 errors ... earned All-Seminole Classic Tournament Team honors, hitting .400 with two runs and a RBI.
Continued to be an offensive threat behind the plate for the Blazers ... started and played in every game all 58 games ... led the team with 13 home runs, setting the single-season record for the second year in a row ... hit .256 in 156 at-bats ... drove in a team-high 36 runs, third most in a single season in program history ... slugging percentage (.545) and on-base percentage (.441) ranked first on the team ... recorded 40 hits ... was the team leader in walks (43), which ranked 11th in the NCAA ... scored 27 runs during the season ... was second on the team in total bases (85) ... had nine multiple-RBI games to lead the team, as well as nine multi-hit games ... behind the dish, had 346 putouts, second on the team and third most in team history ... also recorded 65 assists on 415 chances ... led the team with her .990 fielding percentage, which ranks third all-time ... threw out 14-of-64 runners ... on Feb. 11 against Georgia State had her first-career multi-homer game ... recorded her second multi-homer game a month later against Kennesaw on March 27 ... on May 3 hit a walk-off grand slam against Chattanooga.
Named to Conference USA All-Freshman team ... made an immediate impact during her rookie season, starting in all 53 games for UAB ... made the most of her 135 trips to the plate by tallying 35 runs on 38 hits and 30 RBI's ... led the Blazers in home runs with
nine ... also had five doubles and one triple on the year ... ranked second on the team in total bases (72) and slugging percentage (.533) ... had a team-best 31 walks as well ... ranked first on the squad in putouts with 320 while also adding 48 assists ... listed on the Conference USA All-Freshman team.
High School (2002-05)
Led Pasco High School to consecutive state tournaments ... earned Big 9 Conference offensive player of the year and co-offensive player of the year honors in 2004 ... first-team All-Big 9 conference catcher for three years ... named first-team all-region twice ... two-time all-area catcher .. named to 2004 Louisville Slugger/NFCA High School All-America Second Team... lettered four years in softball ... softball team captain for two seasons ... earned varsity letter in soccer ... won her team's Academic Achievement Award ... nominated for Who's Who Among High School Students ... also named to the PHS honor roll.
Full name is Andrea Kathleen Rogers ... born May 13, 1987 in Walla Walla, Wash. ... parents are Tonya and Larry Rogers ... has one brother, Brett ... she is currently majoring in physical education with a minor in health.