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Julie Shafer
2   Julie Shafer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Broken Arrow, Okla.

High School:
Broken Arrow HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
Outfield/Second Base

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R


Career at Tulsa -- A three-year letterwinner and starter . . . has played in 186 games and has started 183 contests in her career . . . has a .298 career batting average with 145 hits and 41 RBI . . . ranks seventh all-time at TU for hits . . . one of only four TU players to post over 50 hits twice in a career . . . a two-time allconference performer.

Junior (2005) -- Played in 61 games, including 60 starts . . . earned second-team all-WAC honors as an outfielder . . . did not commit an error in 81 chances, including four assists . . . posted over 50 hits for the second straight season with 51 . . . posted a career-best 24 runs on the year, as well as a career-best 16 walks . . . finished second on the team in steals with 11 stolen bases . . . finished the season with an 11-game hitting streak . . . recorded three hits in a game twice, including a 3-for-3 performance against Manhattan (3/11) . . . also had three hits against Nevada (5/13) . . . led the team in hits (51) and finished second in batting average (.311).

Sophomore (2004) -- Played in 62 games, including 61 starts . . . earned second-team all-WAC honors as an outfielder . . . had a team-leading .342 batting average . . . ranked second in the WAC for batting average (.342) and third for on-base percentage (.389) . . . increased her batting average by 100 points from .241 in the 2003 season to .342, with only one less at-bat (161-162) . . . posted nine assists, which was the second most in the WAC for an outfielder . . . had 14 multiple hit games, including 3-for-3 performances against Centenary, Texas Tech and Oklahoma . . . also posted three hits against San Jose State (4-10-04) . . . recorded four RBI against UTEP (4-8-04) . . . posted a pair of sacrifice flies against Oklahoma (5-11-04), a school record for a game . . . hit her second career home run against UTEP (4-8-04) . . . her season batting average ranks fifth in school history for a single season . . . owned a .389 on-base percentage and .410 slugging percentage . . . was named the Most Valuable Hitter at the Holiday Inn Select -- Tulsa Festival, and was also an all-tournament team selection at the Panther Spring Classic.

Freshman (2003) -- Played in all 63 games and started 62 of those contests . . . was the starting centerfielder, but was moved to second base following an injury to Danielle Olsen and played 20 games at that position . . . ended the season on an eight-game hitting streak, her second eight-game streak of the season . . . recorded at least one hit in 33 games, including six multi-hit contests . . . went 2-for-3 against James Madison (3-22-03) with two RBI and a triple . . . was tied for seventh in the WAC with eight stolen bases . . . led the team in triples with three . . . hit her first collegiate home run against Hawaii (4-19-03) . . . finished the season ranked fourth on the squad with 90 putouts.

High School -- Was a four-year letterwinner at Broken Arrow High School . . . helped lead the Lady Tigers to state championships in 1998 and 2001, in addition to runner-up finishes in 1999 and 2000 . . . hit .280 from the plate as a senior, with 28 runs scored, nine doubles and six stolen bases . . . twice earned all-Frontier Conference honors . . . helped lead her high school team to four regional championships and three conference titles . . . named to the Oklahoma Coaches' Association All-State team . . . also lettered one year in basketball . . . earned an All-American Scholar Award and Magna Cum Laude on National Latin Exam.

Personal -- Accounting major . . . born April 26, 1984 . . . daughter of Robert and Carolyn Shafer.