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6   Kim Hoffer
Kim Hoffer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Stratford Senior

Last College:
Pensacola JC

Position:
IF

B/T:
R/R


2006 Season Highlights: • First player in recent school history to start all four infield position after starting 36 games at first base this year. • Member of the Early Bird All-Tournament Team. • Stole a career-best four bases, also set a new personal mark with two triples. • Had the highest fielding percentage (.983) of any starter. • Fourth on the team with 17 walks, tied for third at 201 putouts.

2006 Game Highlights: • Scored the winning run in game two against Boston College. Has driven in the winning run twice. • Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI against Nicholls State (2/11). • Drove in a pair of runs and scored another in the opener against Jacksonville (2/22). • Belted a double against No. 17 Auburn (3/30).

2006 NCAA Tournament Highlights: • Pinch hit in the victory over Georgia on May 20. • Played in both games of the Super Regional, laying down a sacrifice in game two.

2005 Season Highlights: • Ranked 15th in the NCAA with a 0.33 sacrifice hits per game average. • Named to the FSU Invitational All-Tournament team after leading the tournament with four doubles. • Starting 47 games in four different positions - shortstop (33), designated player (12), third base (2) and second base (1). • Ranked in the top five on the team in five different offensive categories include sac bunts (1st - 16), walks (2nd - 22) and on-base percentage (4th - .331). • Raised average by 78 points during the last half of the year. • Excelled in the classroom with her first spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2005 NCAA Tournament Highlights: • Started all four games at shortstop. • Drove in a run and scored another during the regional championship game against Baylor (5/22).

2005 Game Highlights: • Had one of the best days of her Seminole career versus Eastern Kentucky (3/12). Laced a career-high two doubles while crossing the plate a personal-best four times. • Cleared the fence for the first time in her FSU tenure with a two-run home run against Long Beach State (3/17) at the Kia Klassic. • Drove in a career-high three runs and scored two more in the opener at BYU (5/6). • Tied a career high with five at-bats against Virginia Tech (5/ 12) during the ACC Tournament.

2004 Season Highlights: • One of the most versatile players on the team, making 61 starts in three different positions - shortstop (30), third base (29) and designated player (2). • Led the team in assists, tied with Veronica Wootson for second in turning double plays and was fifth in chances and putouts. • Second on the team with 28 walks despite 59 fewer at-bats than the category leader. • Second on the squad in sac bunts, third in walks, fifth in on-base percentage and fourth in runs scored. • In ACC games she was tied for fifth in batting average - raising her average 60 points during league play -- and runs scored and fourth in on-base percentage.

2004 WCWS Highlights: • Started all three games with four at-bats. • Led the Seminoles with five assists in the field.

2004 NCAA Regional Highlights: • Started all five games during the regional at third base. • Had a team-high 13 assists in the field. • Scored one of FSU's three, sixth-inning runs in the come-from-behind 5-4 12-inning win over Oregon.

2004 ACC Tournament Highlights: • Started all three games at third base, leading the team with nine assists, including a season-high seven against Georgia Tech (5/14). • Third-highest average on the team .400 (two-of-five) with one hit in each of the first two games. • Scored the game-winning run in Florida State's second round victory over North Carolina.

2004 Game Highlights: • Her first appearance as a Seminole was as a pinch runner vs. Minnesota (2/8) at the Seminole Classic where she scored a run. • Went 1-for-3 with a run scored in her first plate appearance vs. Southern Miss. (2/15). • Earned her first career start in the first game vs. Georgia Southern (2/17) drawing a walk and scoring two runs. • Went 2-for-2 with a run scored vs. LSU (2/29) at the NFCA Leadoff Classic. • Turned in a 2-for-3 performance with a triple, RBI and two runs scored against Rhode Island (3/5). • Won the game with a walk-off single in the bottom of the tenth inning vs. Notre Dame (3/11). • Had a three-game hitting streak to close out ACC play as she hit safely versus North Carolina (4/24) and in both games versus • NC State (5/1) with two runs scored.

Junior College: • Pensacola Junior College standout was named First-Team All-Panhandle Conference in 2003.

High School: • Stratford Senior Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior. • Texas All-Star. • SBISD All-Tournament Team as a senior. • Four-time First-Team All-District selection. • Three-year all-district starter on the varsity basketball team. • Team MVP and Don Coleman Scholarship recipient her senior year.

Personal: • Born July 29, 1983. • Graduated on April 29 with a degree in sports management. • Daughter of Bernie Mathis.

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