|Cameron Skates - 15
AS A SENIOR (2010)
Started all 59 games at third base for the Blazers ... recorded a .280 batting average ... blasted 17 doubles to tie UAB's single-season record ... ranked third on the team with 34 RBI ... registered a .951 fielding percentage ... named to the Mississippi State Bulldog Round-Robin All-Tournament Team ... belted a three-run homer in UAB's home-opener against then No. 8 Alabama (2/22) ... went 4-for-5 with two runs at Marshall (3/20) ... launched a three-run long ball in UAB's 7-1 victory over Samford (4/21).
AS A JUNIOR (2009)
Started all 55 games, mostly at third base ... tied for second the team with eight doubles ... posted a .216 batting average ... hit six home runs and scored 22 runs ... recorded 18 RBI ... named to the 2009 Hawaii Paradise Classic All-Tournament Team.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008)
Started 58 games for the Blazers, primarily at third base ... hit .244 and was second on the team in RBI with 20 ... had five multiple RBI games which was tied for the season's best ... accounted for three hits, four RBI and hit her first career home run in a win over Kennesaw State (2/19) ... led the team with 101 assists.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007)
Was a reserve in the middle infield ... started her only game of the season as the designated hitter against UCF on April 14 ... appeared in a total of seven games ... had seven at-bats ... finished the season with nine total plate appearances ... drew two walks on the season ... had a season-high two at-bats against UCF ... defensively recorded one putout, three assists.
A four-year letterwinner at McAdory High School, she received a plethora of honors and awards for her stellar play at second base ... a three-time honoree on The Birmingham News' All-Metro team, she has also earned a spot on The Birmingham News' 5A All-State team two times and has been listed as a two-time all-state selection by the ASWA ... selected to play in the 2005 AHSAA North/South All-Star game ... earned the Best Offense Award for four consecutive seasons for the highest batting average on the team ... also listed on the Who's Who Among American High School Students.
Full name is Cameron Kathleen Skates ... born on June 30, 1988 in Savannah, Ga. ... daughter of Rob and Kim Skates ... has two older sisters, Courtney and Cassidy ... majoring in health education.