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2008 Softball Roster


Ashley Cline

Class: SR-1L
Position: UT
Height: 5-5
Previous School: Gallatin HS [Univ. of Tennessee]
Hometown: Gallatin, Tenn.

2008 (SENIOR)
Batted career-high .341 after teaching herself during the off season to bat left-handed ... Played in and started 53 games, all at second base ... Collected team-high 10 game hit streak from April 16 to May 7 ... Had five-game hit streak from March 4-13 ... Led team with four triples and 15 stolen bases ... Tied for team lead with eight doubles ... Was second on the team in hits, batting average, runs scored, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, least strikeouts ... Batted team-high .369 with runners on base and team-high .390 with runners in scoring position ... Led team with 19 multi-hit games, including three games with three or more hits ... Named to the All-Tournament team of the Crimson Classic for her performances against #1 Alabama, Georgia Tech and New Mexico, batting .357 with a run scored and two stolen bases ... Went 1-for-3 with two RBI against Southern Illinois on February 24 ... Went 2-for-2 with a RBI and season-high two stolen bases in the first game of a doubleheader against Evansville on March 13 ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored against South Alabama on March 22 ... Went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and season-high three RBI against Louisiana-Monroe on March 30 ... Collected three hits and scored three runs in the series opener at North Texas on April 5 ... Went 2-for-4 with a double, run scored and RBI in the series finale against the Mean Green ... Went a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBIs, a triple and a walk in the final game of a twinbill with Southeast Missouri on April 9 ... Batted .300 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored in the series with Florida International from April 12-13 ... Picked up three hits and a double in the second game of a doubleheader at Jacksonville State on April 15 ... Was a combined 4-for-7 with a double and a run scored in a twinbill at Tennessee Tech on April 23 ... Went 2-for-4 with a triple, RBI and run scored in the series finale at Florida Atlantic on April 27 ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored and a stolen base in the opening game of the Sun Belt Championships against Florida International on May 7 ... Collected hits in 15 of final 18 games of season.

2007 (JUNIOR)
Second Team All-Sun Belt selection ... Played in 57 contests, starting 56, batting .245 with eight doubles, one triple, three home runs and 15 RBIs ... Also scored 35 runs and stole 32 bases, the second most in a single-season in school history ... Singled and scored a run versus Centenary and stole three bases against LSU at Easton Tiger Classic ... Went 2-for-2 with a double and three runs scored versus Virginia at Worth Wildcat Classic ... Walked twice and scored twice against Morehead State at MT Breast Cancer Strikeout Classic ... Tripled and drove in two runs versus Belmont later in the tournament ... Had solo homer in first game versus Ball State and went 1-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two RBIs in second game against BSU at MT Breast Cancer Strikeout Classic ... Scored twice versus Wright State and Purdue at Buzz Classic ... Went 2-for-2 with three stolen bases and three runs scored against Georgia Tech in final game of Buzz Classic ... Started a string of three straight games with two hits, including both games of doubleheader at Louisiana-Lafayette ... Had two-run homer in final game versus UL ... Singled and stole two bases in first game versus Troy ... Collected four hits in doubleheader at Louisiana-Monroe, scoring twice with two stolen bases and two RBIs in first contest and scoring once in second game ... Stole a pair of bases in first game of doubleheader versus North Texas ... Doubled, scored a run and had one RBI in first game of doubleheader at Florida International ... Collected two hits in first game of twinbill at Austin Peay ... Went 2-for-2 with a run, three RBIs and two stole bases in first game of doubleheader at Lipscomb ... Had two hits with a run versus Florida International at Sun Belt Tournament.

BEFORE MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Played two seasons at University of Tennessee, playing in 54 games with 20 starts as a freshman and starting 59 of 70 contests as a sophomore ... Batted .288 with 18 runs scored, six RBIs and four doubles in 2005, scoring twice as pinch-runner in three NCAA Regional games ... Hit .258 against SEC competition ... Missed three weeks of season at end of April with broken thumb ... Went 3-for-4 against No. 3 LSU in first career SEC game ... Batted .213 with 19 RBIs and 29 runs scored as sophomore ... Scored game-winning run in sixth inning in 1-0 victory over Arizona at Women's College World Series ... Hit first career grand slam versus North Carolina A&T.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner for coach Kim Kendrick at Gallatin HS ... Named All-District and All-County four straight years ... Hit .586 with .688 slugging percentage, 17 extra-base hits and 12 RBIs in just 20 games as junior ... Hit .458 with .690 slugging percentage and 20 RBIs for summer team, the Wild Things, leading them to the 2002 ASA State Championship ... Summer team, the Nighthawks, finished as state runner-up in 2001 ... Also earned pair of varsity letters in soccer and track ... Holds school records in 100-meter hurdles, long jump and as part of 4x100-meter relay ... Member of National Honor Society, Future Farmers of America and VICA ... Served as captain of her school's canned food and magazine drives.

PERSONAL
Ashley Nicole Cline ... Daughter of Miles and Rita Cline ... Born September 28, 1984 ... Has one younger sister, Tuesday (12) ... Majoring in Marketing.



2007 Game-by-Game Stats
2008 Game-by-Game Stats