Sallie Van Kirk - 6
Sallie Van Kirk

Hometown:
Athens, Ala.

Last College:
Wallace Hanceville CC

Position:
OF

Experience:
2L

B/T:
L/R


AS A SENIOR (2011)
Started 57 games for the Blazers primarily in right field ... tallied 36 hits and 20 runs ... recorded a perfect fielding percentage, handling all 48 putouts ... named to the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District First-Team ... tabbed to the C-USA All-Academic team ... C-USA Academic Medal recipient ... selected to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A JUNIOR (2010)
Started 54 games for the Blazers in right field ... tallied 23 hits and 16 runs ... belted a two-out, two-RBI triple in the top of the 11th to break a scoreless game and give UAB a 2-0 victory over East Carolina ... Conference USA Academic Medal recipient ... listed on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN & SOPHOMORE (2008-09 AT WALLACE STATE)
Team won the NJCAA Div. 1 National Championship in 2008 ... team claimed state title in 2008 and 2009 ... team finished runner-up at national championships in 2009 ... named to first team All-State in 2009 ... selected to first team All-Nationals as outfielder in 2009 ... NJCAA and NFCA first team All-American ... NFCA First-Team South All-Region ... ACCC First-Team All-Region ... ACCC First-Team North Division ... two-year member of the NJCAA #1 National Academic Team ... named to President's List (for 4.0 GPA) ... member of Phi Theta Kappa and Sigma Kappa Delta honor societies ... two-year NJCAA Distinguished Academic All-American ... two-year NFCA scholar-athlete ... recipient of the President's Star Achiever Award ... graduated Summa Cum Laude.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Clements High School in Athens, Ala. ... Named to the All-County team 2003-05, 2007 ... selected to the All-Area team 2003-07 ... had the highest batting average on the team 2006-07 ... salutatorian (4.06 GPA) of her high school class ... Wendy's Heisman Nominee.

PERSONAL
Full name is Sallie Rae Van Kirk ... born Oct. 11, 1988 in Athens, Ala. ... daughter of Michael Van Kirk and Debbie Wilson ... has two older siblings, Michael and Samantha ... majoring in nursing.

 
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