2001 Honors/Awards— NFCA/Diamond Sports Catcher of the Year … Pac-10 Player of the Year … First-team All-American, All-Region and All-Pac-10 … Two-time Pac-10 Player of the Week, on Mar. 12 and May 7 … All-Tournament at UCLA’s NCAA Regional … Finalist for the Honda Award.
2001 — Hit .545 (18-for-33) with 16 RBI, five HR, nine runs scored with a 1.030 slugging percentage in UCLA’s 15 games between Easter (April 15) and the Women’s College World Series … Was also perfect defensively on 78 chances in that span, and through the WCWS … Walked in nine of 14 plate appearances at the WCWS … Had 22 multi-hit games, including five games with three hits … Also had 20 multi-RBI games, including two games with five RBI … Had multiple walks in 20 games, three at the WCWS, and two games in which she walked four times … Drew multiple intentional walks seven times, including the Iowa and Stanford WCWS games, and a three-IBB day at Oregon on Apr. 22 … 28 of her 77 walks on the year were intentional … Led the Pac-10 in batting average (.440, 7th NCAA), on-base percentage (.615) and slugging percentage (.873, 4th NCAA) … Was also second in the conference in RBI (73, 5th NCAA) and walks (77, 4th NCAA) … The NCAA’s active leader in career home runs (70) and RBI (235).
Summer 2001 — Played with the U.S. National Team for USA Red … Team won the U.S. Cup and finished third at the Canada Cup.
Summer 2000— Won a gold medal as a member of the 2000 U.S. Olympic Team … Hit an extra-innings home run to defeat China in the Olymipcs semifinal … Caught the first solo no-hitter in Olympic history, pitched by Lori Harrigan in a 6-0 win over Canada … Was perfect defensively on 129 chances during the Games … Member of USA Gold Team that won the gold medal at the 1999 Pan American Games, accumulating a .474 batting average with three home runs, a double, seven RBI and six runs scored … Member of USA Gold team that won the 1999 Canada Cup … Hit .385 with a 1.154 slugging percentage, three HRs, a double, eight RBI and five runs scored in the tournament.
2000 — Received a second redshirt in order to participate with the gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic Team in Sydney, Australia.
1999 Honors/Awards — NFCA/Diamond Sports Catcher of the Year … Pac-10 Player of the Year … First-team All-American at catcher … First-team All-Pac-10 … First-team All-Pacific Region … Finalist for the AAU James E. Sullivan Award, recognizing the nation’s top amateur athlete … One of four finalists for the Honda Award … NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team.
1999 — Batted .538 (7-for-13) in regional play, with three home runs, eight RBI and a double … Led the nation in both home runs (31) and RBI (91) and was second in slugging percentage (1.016), just 0.003 behind the national leader and new NCAA record-holder … Home run total is second-best in NCAA history for a single season … RBI total is tied for seventh in NCAA history, and is the best-ever by a player from a school other than Arizona … Finished the regular season ranked No. 1 in the Pac-10 in six offensive categories: HR, RBI, BA, SLG%, OB% (.596) and total bases … Won Pac-10 triple crown with top marks in batting average, home runs and RBI … NFCA National Player of the Week on April 28, following outstanding performances against No. 13 Cal and No. 12 Stanford … Finished the week 10-for-12 (.833) with four home runs, 11 RBI, six runs scored and four walks … Also named Pac-10 Player of the Week that same week … Named Pac-10 Player of the Week a conference-best four times in 1999 … Broke the UCLA career home run record on Feb. 28, knocking out the 31st of her career in a game against Long Beach State … Set the UCLA single-season home run record with her 21st home run of the year against Loyola Marymount on April 14 … Has been walked more than any other player in UCLA history … Owned a 14-game hitting streak from Feb. 19 to March 6 … Played and started in all 69 games to tie the UCLA single-season record for games played.
1998 — Redshirted the 1998 season.
1997 — First-team NFCA All-American and Pac-10 selection after leading the second-ranked Bruins in every major statistical category, including batting average (.457), home runs (20), RBI (71) and slugging percentage (.853) … Named Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Regional … Pac-10 Newcomer-of-the-Year … Led the league in slugging percentage and ranked second in home runs and RBI … Broke the then-UCLA single-season home run record of 14 when she blasted her 15th of the season in game two of a doubleheader with Oregon on Apr. 26 … After only one season of collegiate softball, had tied the UCLA career home run mark of 20 set by Jennifer Brundage from 1992-95 … Named Pac-10 Player-of-the-Week in only her third week of collegiate softball, hitting .681 (15-for-22) with six home runs, a triple, three doubles, 20 RBI and eight runs scored to help UCLA claim the SDSU Tournament title with a 7-0 record … Named MVP of the tournament.
High School — Three-sport athlete at St. Lucy’s Priory High in Glendora, CA … Four-year letterwinner in both softball and basketball under head coach Dave Confair … Also played volleyball as a freshman and sophomore … Four-time first-team all-league selection and three-time first-team All-CIF selection … Named four times to the first-team All-Inland Valley and All-San Gabriel Valley, winning MVP honors in both in 1994 … Also named San Gabriel Valley Female Athlete of the Year … 1994 CIF Champions and 1996 CIF semifinalist … Named to the all-state team in 1995 … Winner of St. Lucy’s Outstanding Athlete Award … St. Lucy’s Priory is the sister school to Mark McGwire’s high school, Damien HS.
Personal — Has been working as a color commentator on UCLA women’s basketball broadcasts during the 2001-02 season … Also served as radio color commentator for UCLA’s broadcasts during the 2000 Women’s College World Series … Full name is Stacey Annette Nuveman … Born April 26, 1978, in Verdugo Hills, CA … Parents are Thomas and Susan Nuveman … Older brother, Ryan, is a 1999 UCLA grduate … Sociology major.
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