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Vanessa Vice
15   Vanessa Vice

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sachse, Texas

High School:
Garland HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
12/03/1987

Experience:
3L

B/T:
L/L


Career at Tulsa: A three-year letterwinner and starter ... has played in 167 games, including 162 starts ... possesses a career batting average of .324 ... has scored 65 runs, has 155 hits, 29 doubles, four triples, 69 RBI, 55 walks and owns a career .402 on-base percentage ... her career batting average ranks fourth in school history, while her .402 slugging percentage stands eighth and her on-base percentage ranks third, while her 55 walks ranks sixth.

Junior (2009): Was an all-Conference USA Second Team selection ... was named to the C-USA Championship All-Tournament team ... started all 57 games - 56 at first base and one in left field ... had a .326 batting average with 19 runs scored, 58 hits, 25 RBI, nine doubles, a triple, a .388 slugging percentage and a .381 on-base percentage ... went 1-for-2 with a double, an RBI and scored a run vs. South Dakota State (2/20) ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a stolen base vs. USC-Upstate (2/28) ... was 3-for-6 and scored a run vs. UCF (3/7; game 1) ... went 3-for-3 with two doubles, three RBI and a walk vs. Centenary (3/18) ... went 2-for-2 with two RBI, two runs and a walk at Memphis (3/22) ... was 2-for-4 with two RBI vs. Arkansas (4/1) ... vs. UAB (4/11) went 2-for-3 with three RBI and two runs, two singles and a sacrifice fly ... was 2-for-3 with a two-run double at UTEP (4/25; game 2) ... went 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI vs. Southern Miss (5/2; game 2) ... went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run vs. Marshall (5/8) ... went 2-for-4 in the Hurricane's first NCAA postseason win vs. Arkansas (5/15) ... went 1-for-3 with an RBI vs. Oklahoma (5/16) in the NCAA Regional.

Sophomore (2008): Played in all 59 games, started 58, all of which were in the outfield except for one start as the designated player ... hit .321 for the season with 53 hits, 21 runs scored, 16 RBI, eight doubles ... recorded a .429 on-base percentage, which tied for the fifth-highest on-base percentage in school history ... was 1-for-2 in stolen base attempts ... tallied 14 multiple hit games and three multiple RBI games ... against Valparaiso on Feb. 23, she went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, two doubles and one triple ... in the second game of a double-header at Southern Miss on March 8, she went 2-for-3 with one RBI, two runs scored and a walk ... in the second game of a double-header at UCF, she went 2-for-3 with two RBI ... in the second game of a double-header against East Carolina she went 2-for-3 with two RBI, one run scored and a walk ... against Memphis on May 4, she went 2-for-3 with two RBI, one run scored and two doubles.

Freshman (2007): Played in 51 games, starting 47 contests, after missing the first part of the season with an injury ... saw the majority of action in center field with 42 starts, and also started at designated player five times ... earned C-USA All-Freshmen Team honors ... posted the second-best batting average by a TU freshman, missing the top spot by one point, with a .326 average ... her average was the eighth-best single-season mark in school history ... set a freshman record with 12 doubles on the year, the second most on the squad ... recorded seven consecutive hits early in the season, the sixth most in NCAA history, including three consecutive doubles ... after starting the season by going 2-for-8 in her first seven games, posted an eight-game hitting streak, going 13-for-23 in the next eight contests ... posted 10 multiple hit games, including a pair of 4-for-4 performances against North Texas and Memphis (4/06) ... recorded six RBI against North Texas, a team-best for the season ... UNT was one of her seven multiple RBI games on the year.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Garland High School ... drove in the winning run for the Owls in the Class 5A state title game ... posted a .468 batting average with 52 hits as a senior, including 21 extra-base hits and 33 RBIs ... was named the District 11-5A Most Valuable Player in 2005, in addition to being named to the all-state, all-area and all-region teams ... earned all-region second team honors as a junior after posting a .490 batting average with 31 RBIs ... helped lead Garland to back-to-back appearances in the state title game and a 68-3-1 record over her final two seasons ... was named to the state all-tournament team after the Owls lost in the state championship game in 15 innings as a junior ... also earned four letters while on the volleyball team and three more as a member of the track team ... earned all-district honors as well as Team MVP honors for volleyball ... was an all-district pole vaulter on the track squad ... played summer ball for the Texas Glory Gold.

Personal: Born Vanessa Victoria Vice on December 3, 1987 in Sachse, Texas ... daughter of Mark and Denise Vice ... has one sister ... her sister played softball at Texas State for three years ... her biggest sports thrill was winning the state championship while she was in high school, and her most memorable moment was playing softball with her sister in high school ... she chose her jersey number because it equals the sum of her initials in Roman numerals ... she played multiple sports growing up ... showed her pigs in Future Farmers of America competitions yearly ... major is management business law.

Vice's Career Hitting Stats

Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD% 2007.... .326 51-47 135 25 44 12 1 0 29 58 .430 14 3 15 1 .396 2 3 2-3 35 1 3 .923 2008.... .321 59-58 165 21 53 8 2 0 16 65 .394 26 5 8 0 .429 0 1 1-2 66 5 1 .986 2009.... .326 57-57 178 19 58 9 1 0 25 69 .388 15 2 18 0 .381 2 1 2-2 369 21 4 .990 TOTAL... .324 167-162 478 65 155 29 4 0 70 192 .402 55 10 41 1 .402 4 5 5-7 470 27 8 .984