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Caitlyn Bliss
Caitlyn Bliss

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lutz, FL

High School:
Gaither HS

Last College:
Manatee CC

Height:
5-6

Position:
UT

Birthdate:
06/09/1987


Senior (2009): Went 3-for-4 with 2 RBI in season opener against UMass...went 2-for-3 and drove in a run against Pittsburgh...hit .538 in FAU Kick-Off Classic Tournament...named Sun Belt Player of the Week on Feb. 9...had a double and a triple with 2 RBI against Georgia Tech...hit .462 at Lipton Invitational and was named Sun Belt Player of the Week for second consecutive week...had two hits and scored twice against Arkansas....went 3-for-5 with two RBI against Liberty...had a hit against Purdue before injuring her wrist...missed 12 games due to the injury...smacked homerun against Western Kentucky in second game back...had three hits, three RBI, two runs scored and a homerun against WKU in Sun Belt Tournament...named First-Team All-Sun Belt as designated player...made NFCA All-South Region Team...hit .351 with two outs.

Junior (2008): Hit .252 on the year, with a team high 14 doubles and 18 RBI...had a .417 slugging percentage...scored a run against North Florida...roped a double against Michigan...went 1-for-4 with a run scored vs. Stanford...had her first career RBI against N.C. State...doubled and scored two runs against Tennessee State...tripled and scored a run against Bethune-Cookman...smacked a solo homerun against Central Michigan...slapped three hits with two RBI and two runs scored against SE Missouri St. ...went 7-for-9 with three runs and two RBI in conference opening series against Western Kentucky, and drove in game winning run in series opener...series started eight-game hitting streak and five-game run scoring streak...had an RBI double and scored a run against Quinnipiac...drove in a run and had two hits against Troy...caught fire a second time with a five-game hit streak towards the end of the season...hit .429 against lefthanded pitchers...nine multiple-hit games during the year...posted a .313 batting average in Sun Belt play.

Junior College (2006-07): Attended Manatee Community College...played for Meredith Headings...earned First-Team All-State honors her freshman and sophomore seasons...also earned First-Team All-Conference honors both seasons...named Third-Team All-American following her sophomore year...helped the Lancers to a Suncoast Championship and a no. 2 national ranking in 2007.

Travel Ball: Played for the Tampa Mustangs under Larry Rodriguez, Bobby Diez and Ed Croney.

High School: Attended Gaither High School...played for Jim Morrisey...named First-Team All-Conference and Third-Team All-State following her junior season, where she batted .486 and was named her team's offensive Player of the Year...named First-Team All-Conference and her team's offensive Player of the Year her senior season.

Personal: Psychology major...daughter of Alan and Gloria Bliss...born June 9, 1987, in Tampa, FL.

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