17 Yuruby Alicart
2006 Season Highlights:
Selected NFCA First-Team All-Southeast Region.
Earned First-Team All-ACC honors.
Named ACC Player of the Week on March 13 & March 27
Broke the single-season school record with 12 home runs, which also ties her for 10th on the FSU career-list.
Set the school record with 19 doubles, the most in the
Top hitter during conference games, leading the ACC with a .441 average and 26 RBIs.
Second on the FSU single-season charts with 54 RBIs.
Ranked in the ACC Top 10 for totals bases (2nd - 136), slugging percentage (3rd - .621), RBIs (T2nd - 54), triples (T8th - 4), home runs (3rd - 12), hits (T4th - 73), runs (5th - 51) and batting average (10th - .333).
Earned All-Tournament selections at the Seminole Classic and Sunshine State tournaments.
One of only three players to start all 74 games, starting every game at shortstop.
2006 NCAA Tournament Highlights:
Hit the game-winning home run in the championship game of the Athens Regional against No. 8 Georgia. Home run was her 12th, tying her for 10th in school history.
Led the team with three runs scored in the Athens Regional.
Third with a .462 slugging percentage.
Picked up an RBI double in game two of the Super Regional against Arizona State.
2006 ACC Tournament Highlights:
Picked up two hits against No. 22 NC State (1st game) and Georgia Tech (3rd game) during the league summit. Also drove in a pair of runs and scored twice against the Wolfpack.
Second on the team with a .400 average (6-of-15) during the ACC Tournament, scoring a team-best fi ve runs.
2006 Game Highlights
First Division I hit was a game-winning, RBI double against Samford in the Early Bird Tournament.
Went 3-for-3 with an RBI versus South Carolina in the
Tops on the squad with 13 multi-RBI games, second on the team with 21 multi-hit games.
Drove in the winning run on nine occasions, including
the second contest against No. 24 Florida (4/5).
Game-winning home run against No. 22 NC State (5/12) in the ACC Tournament was her 11th of the year, breaking the FSU single-season record.
Scored the winning run in eight games.
Had three multi-hit, multi run games, including a 2-for-3 day with a career-high four RBIs and two runs scored against Boston College (3/25).
At Thomas University (2004-05):
Named National NAIA Player of the Year after leading the country with a .506 batting average.
Earned back-to-back NAIA First-Team All-America honors as well as a spot on the 2004 Louisville Slugger/NFCA First- Team All-America squad.
Tops in the country as a sophomore in home runs (27), home runs per game (0.51), RBIs (75), RBI per game (1.41), runs (73) and runs per game (1.37). Finished second in hits (88) and hits per game (1.66).
Finished freshman year ranked in the top five nationally in six categories: Hits per game (1st - 1.91), total hits (1st - 109), doubles (1st - 32), doubles per game (1st - 0.56), batting average (2nd - .529) home runs (4th -14), home runs per game (5th - 0.25).
Member of the 2005 NAIA National All-Tournament Team. Also named Region 13 Player of the Year...Led Thomas University to the 2004 NAIA national championship and a third-place fi nish in the 2005 tournament.
Inducted into the Thomas University Hall of Fame in 2005.
Member of the Venezuelan national team since the age of 12.
Born August 25, 1985...Majoring in criminology...Daughter of Hector and Zaira de Alicart.