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9 Karen Breshears
Karen  Breshears

Hometown:
Camarillo, Calif.

High School:
Cornerstone Christian

Height:
5-10

Position:
Third Base

B/T:
R/R

Team Co-Captain for the 2000 season ... returning starter at third base ... tied for 12th on UVa's all-time doubles list (14) ... tied for 12th on Virginia's single season RBI list with 27 in 1999 ...

1999: Selected to the 1999 All-ACC and ACC All-Tournament teams ... started all 61 games at third base ... hit .274 with 49 hits in 179 at-bats ... collected six doubles, three triples and one home run ... tied for team-high honors with 27 RBI and scored 15 runs ... recorded nine sacrifice hits ... walked 14 times and stole three bases in six attempts ... posted a .935 fielding percentage ...

1998: Selected to the Winthrop Invitational All-Tournament team ... earned ACC Performer of the Week honors (3/24/98) ... started 63 of the 65 games she appeared in ... batted .251 ... recorded 47 hits including eight doubles, one triple and one home run ... scored 22 runs and gathered 16 RBI ... finished third on the team with eight stolen bases (8-10) ... second on the team with 143 assists to go along with 33 putouts ... posted a fielding percentage of .931 ...

1997: Transfer from the University of Toledo ... first-team All-Mid American Conference selection ... started 59 games ... led the Rockets in hitting with a .303 batting average, .366 on-base percentage, 56 total bases and 47 hits ... second on the team with 18 RBI, 20 runs and six stolen bases ... hit .369 with a slugging percentage of .471 in MAC play ...

High School: Lettered four years in softball, basketball and volleyball ... member of 1995 18-U Waves National Championship team ... three-time team MVP '93-'95 ...

Personal: Born 5/7/78 ... daughter of Chuck and Cathy Breshears.

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