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Stephanie Sliepen
16   Stephanie Sliepen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Charles, Mo.

High School:
Francis Howell North HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
Outfield/Catcher

Experience:
3L

B/T:
S/R


CAREER AT TULSA: A three-year letterwinner and starter . . . has played in 165 games and has started 152 contests . . . has a .255 career batting average . . . has 58 RBI and eight home runs in her career.

JUNIOR (2004): Was one of three players that started in all 63 games . . . saw action in 56 games in the outfield and seven at catcher . . . earned second-team all-WAC honors as a utility player . . . had a .266 batting average with 50 hits and 34 RBI . . . ranked second on the squad with a career-best six home runs . . . posted nine multiple hit games, including back-to-back 3-for-3 performances against Illinois-Chicago and Tennessee-Martin . . . also recorded three hits against San Jose State . . . was named the WAC Player of the Week once . . . had seven multiple RBI games, including four RBI performances against Illinois-Chicago and San Jose State . . . posted a season-best 10 putouts against New Mexico State . . . threw out two runners from right field and three runners from behind the plate.

SOPHOMORE (2003): Played in 56 games, including 47 starts . . . saw action in 28 games at catcher, 21 games in right field, two games as a pinch hitter and six games as a pinch runner . . . was second on the squad with 10 doubles . . . led the team in walks with 26 . . . led TU catchers with 134 putouts . . . ended the season with 150 putouts, second most on the squad . . . posted seven multi-hit games including a pair of two-hit performances back-to-back games against Robert Morris (3/22-3/23) . . . drew three walks in a single game, twice on the season . . . ranked second in the WAC for walks drawn and fifth for doubles.

FRESHMAN: (2002) Played in 46 games and had 42 starts . . . saw action in 41 games at catcher, three games as a pinch runner and one game as a pinch hitter . . . set a school record with 22 sacrifice hits . . . posted 201 putouts on the season, including 11 putouts each against Centenary and Fordham . . . had seven multiple hit games, including a 3-for-4 performance against Pittsburg State with a run scored, an RBI and a triple . . . had four multi-RBI games including three RBI against Michigan State and Louisiana Tech . . . threw out 13 runners as a catcher . . . committed only four errors in 238 chances.

HIGH SCHOOL: Hit .467 with an on-base percentage of .520 as a senior at Francis Howell North High School . . . stole 24 bases in 27 attempts her senior season . . . recorded a .953 fielding percentage . . . earned all-conference honors three times . . . was an all-state and all-district selection as a senior . . . also ran the 100m and 4x100 meter relay for the school's track team, winning a conference championship in the 100m . . . led her club team, St. Louis Illusions-Gold, to a ninth place finish at the NSA Nationals and a 17th place finish at ASA Gold Nationals in 2000.

PERSONAL: History major . . . born September 20, 1982 . . . daughter of Dennis and Victoria Sliepen.