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Mandie Fishback
Mandie Fishback

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Banks, OR

Last College:
Tennessee

Height:
5-7

Position:
IF


Redshirt Junior (2006): Hit .276 (37-for-134) in 45 games, all starts...drilled seven doubles, a team-high four triples and one homerun...drove in and scored 22 runs....346 on-base percentage was third-best on the team...hit .333 versus lefties (7-for-21) and .314 with runners in scoring position (16-for-51)...posted an eight-game hitting streak...tied a career-best with three RBI versus Bethune-Cookman, aided by a double and a triple (2/10)...tripled in a pair of runs in a 4-0 win over Gardner-Webb (3/26)...picked up a career-high three hits versus Florida International (4/4)...slapped two hits, drove in three runs and scored a pair of runs in each game of a double-header sweep versus East Tennessee State, including her first homerun as an Owl (4/13)...drilled a game-winning two-run double in a 5-4 win over North Florida (5/1)...had two hits including a two-run triple in the A-Sun Championship game...went 2-for-10 with an RBI during NCAA Regional play....posted the highest fielding percentage among Owl infielders (.971).

Junior (2005): Redshirted...returned home and helped coach the Banks High School softball team...the squad advanced to the state semifinals, its best finish since 2001.

Sophomore (2004): Played at the University of Tennessee...started 57 games at second base...held a .977 fielding percentage, committing just five errors...tallied a .234 batting average with 13 runs and 11 RBIs...hit the game-winning double to defeat Alabama, ranked no. 13, and eliminate them from the SEC Tournament...had a 2-for-4 showing versus Appalachian State...was 3-for-11 (.273) at Georgia, including a three-game homer to give Tennessee a 4-0 cushion in conference tournament opener...had the 10 inning game-winning RBI in the series finale against no. 12 Florida, April 18, with a suicide squeeze...had a diving catch to preserve a 1-0 victory against Auburn.

Feshman (2003): Played at Tennessee under Ralph and Karen Weekly...hit .238 while starting in 66 games...hit one home run while driving in five...drilled six doubles....stole three bases.

Travel Ball: Played for the NW Oregon Stealers based out of Tigard, OR.

High School: Played for Jerry Mettee at Banks High School, where she earned four varsity letters in softball, three in soccer, one in basketball and one in volleyball...as a freshman, she was selected as the Oregon Softball Player of the year after leading Banks to the state title with a 27-4 record...also earned First-Team All-State and All-League honors...lead Banks offensively each of the four seasons...BHS earned its league's crown four-consecutive seasons, posting records of 27-2 ('00), 25-3 ('01), and 23-4 ('02)...Fishback earned the conference's Most Valuable Player award in both 1999 and 2002...finished her career with a .630 average, totaling 152 RBIs...stole 98 bases...single season homerun mark was set in her frosh campaign, with 10...earned Scholar-Athlete each season and was a member of a youth group and helped to organize a blood drive.

Personal: Sociology major...daughter of Dan and Teresa Fishback...born Sept. 15, 1983, in Portland, OR...has one brother, Danny...has worn the number 21 since the age of six, a number her father wore.

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