2003 (Freshman at UTA)
All-Southland Conference Second Team (designated player) and Third Team (outfield)...SLC Utility Player of the Year...SLC All-Tournament Team...Appeared in 57 games for the Lady Mavs, starting 56...Split time this season between catcher, designated player and outfielder...Owned a .306 batting average (third best on the team)...Was second behind teammate Falon Kwasnick with 12 doubles...Tied with Kwasnick for most total bases (78)...Recorded two triples and three home runs...Finished with a team best .451 slugging percentage...Second on the squad with 33 RBIs...Slammed first collegiate home run on Jan. 31 at Baylor...Owned a 10-game hitting streak...Collected two or more hits in 18 games...Was six-for-six in stolen base attempts.
Prior to UTA
Joins the Mavericks after leading Bryan High School to their first 16-5A state championship in 2002...Logged a .356 batting average with 31 RBI en route to earning her second consecutive "Big Stick Award" for extra base hits in 2002... Also set school records with a .571 slugging percentage, eight doubles, six triples and four home runs as a senior...A two-time first team All-District performer at BHS...Named to the All-Brazos Valley team in 2001 and 2002... Garnered All-State honors in 2001 and 2002...Was selected to the All-Greater Houston and All-Region NFCA second team as a left fielder in 2002...Also named to the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Witers Association All-State softball team as a senior...Honoree in Who's Who Among American High School Students in 2001 and 2002...Also nominated to be a scholar at the Global Young Leaders Conference in 2001.
Daughter of Bill and Bonnie Rowan...Born Sept. 12, 1983...An education major at UTA.
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