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  Julie Adams
Julie Adams

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cypress, Ca.

High School:
Cypress HS

Position:
3B

Bats/Throws::
R/R

Overview - An outstanding foul line to foul line hitter who has great command of the plate ... Currently a member of the U.S. National Team Program ... Had off-season surgery on her left shoulder, but is expected to be ready for the 2000 season.

1999 - Most Outstanding Player of the College World Series and UCLA's regional in Los Angeles ... Played the entire CWS after dislocating her left shoulder in the Bruins opening game against DePaul ...?In eight postseason games, batted .565 (13-for-23), with 15 RBI, four home runs, a double and six runs scored ...?First-Team NFCA All-American at third base ...?First-Team All-Pacific Region ...?Second-team All-Pac-10 ...?Finished in the final NCAA statistics ranked 17th in home runs/game (0.24) and 28th with 0.91 RBI/game ... Earned All-Tournament honors at the 1999 Fresno State Classic after blasting a two-run, two-out seventh-inning home run to defeat No. 3 Fresno State in the Classic's championship game on March 7 ... Batted .341 in Pac-10 play with four home runs, 21 RBI and five doubles.

1998 - Redshirted the 1998 season while recovering from shoulder surgery.

1997 - Named to the NCAA Regional All-Tournament team ... Saw action in 42 games, starting 41 ... An honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection after batting .324 with eight home runs and 30 RBI on just 36 hits ... Named Pac-10 Player-of-the-Week after going 5-for-5 with a home run and three RBI in a home upset of No. 1 Arizona on March 29 ... Helped UCLA to a come-from-behind victory after blasting a two-out, sixth inning grand slam to deep center field against Cal State Northridge on March 8 ...Went 42 consecutive games without an error, a streak dating from Apr. 13, 1996, to Mar. 24, 1997 ... Went 1-for-2 with a run scored, an RBI and a home run in the NCAA Championship game vs. Arizona ... Finished third on the team in home runs with eight ... Recorded seven multiple hit and multiple RBI games.

1996 - Named Pac-10 Newcomer of the Year and a first team All-Pac-10 selection ... Garnered third team All-America and second team All-Pacific Region honors ... Started 55 games, primarily at third base, but also played outfield ... Hit safely in 16 of her last 17 games, including seven of eight NCAA tournament games ... Second on the team with .617 slugging percentage, 10 home runs, .455 on-base percentage and 44 runs scored ... Collected multiple hits in 18 games, including four on three occasions ... Registered multiple RBIs 11 times, including a season-high six in NCAA Regionals at Cal State Fullerton on May 19 when she batted 4-for-4 and belted two home runs in the same game ... Scored more than once in 12 games, including a season-high three on three occasions ... Longest hitting streak was 10 games from Apr. 27 through May 17 ... Clutch hitter, batting .433 in RBI situations and .573 with opportunity to advance the runner ... Led the team with 16 two-out RBI ... Hit .371 with a .551 slugging percentage in Pac-10 games ... Ranked fourth in the Pac-10 with a .644 slugging percentage and seventh with 41 conference RBI.

High School - Three-sport athlete at Cypress High ... Named team's MVP in each sport at least once in addition to numerous other team awards ... Earned First Team All-Empire League honors in softball all four years ... Led softball team to 1991-92 CIF Championship ... Maintained a .333 batting average for high school career ... Named Empire League Athlete of the Year for 1994-95 ... Three-time first team All-Empire League in volleyball and basketball ... Named MVP of the Orange County Championships in volleyball ... All-County and All-CIF selection in basketball ... Also captained her volleyball and basketball squads for two years.

Summer Competition - Helped the Southern California Players place third at the 1998 ASA Women's Majors National Championships in Decatur, Ill ... Won a gold medal at the 1998 U.S. National Team Festival in Houston, Texas ... Participated at the 1997 National Team Festival in Michigan ... Member of the 1995 USA Jr. National Team which won the World Championships in Normal, Ill. ... Batted .444 with four home runs in the 15-game tournament ...Played on the gold-medal winning squad at the 1995 Olympic Festival in Colorado ... Invited to Olympic Team tryouts ... Five-time ASA National Champion ... Selected to the 1995 ASA All-Tournament team.

Personal - Full name is Julie Ann Adams ... Born Feb. 22, 1977, in Bellflower, CA ... Parents are Dennis and Linda ...?Older brother is Mike and younger is John ... Enjoys water-skiing, wake boarding and spending time with family and friends ... History major.

Adams' Career Statistics

Year Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SL% PO A E FL%
Fr., 1996 .389 57/56 175 44 68 8 1 10 43 108 .617 41 100 3 .979
So., 1997 .324 42/41 111 24 36 5 0 8 30 65 .586 52 78 6 .956
Jr., 1999 .379 67/67 198 33 75 12 1 16 61 137 .692 47 131 16 .918
Totals .370 166/164 484 101 179 25 2 34 134 310 .640 140 309 25 .947

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