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    Alicia Dowland
    Alicia Dowland

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    La Palma, Calif.

    High School:
    John F. Kennedy

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Infield

    B/T:
    R/R

    HONORS

  • Four-time Dean?s List
  • Two-time WAC All-Academic
  • Two-time Fresno State Scholar-Athlete
  • 1999 WAC Player of the Week
  • 1999 WAC Scholar-Athlete
  • 1999 WAC All-Academic
  • 1999 Dean's List
  • 1999 Second Team All-WAC
  • 1998 NFCA Scholar Athlete
  • 1998 NCAA championship team

    2000 (Junior): Hit .310 (9-29) with a run, double, six RBI, walk, sac fly, sac hit, 10 total bases & .345 slug pct. in May ? season-best four-game hit streak & batted .500 (6-12) with a run, home run, three RBI, nine total bases & .750 slug pct. ? tied career-high three RBI vs. Hawai?i & San Jose State ? had game-winning hit with a double vs. No. 15 Long Beach State ? finished fifth on the team in RBI (25) ? turned 11 double plays ? had seven multiple-hit games & five multiple-RBI games ? played and started in all 68 games.

    1999 (Sophomore): Ended season with a five-game hit streak & batted .429 (6-14, RBI, double, walk) ... had career-best nine-game hit streak & hit .385 (10-26, 2 runs, 4 RBI, 2 doubles, home run) ... hit safely in 19 of last 25 games & batted .329 (25-76, 5 runs, 5 RBI, 3 doubles, home run, walk) ... hit safely in 33 of last 49 and hit .312 (43-138, 14 runs, 7 doubles, home run, 4 walks, 12 RBI) ... starting shortstop in 71 games ... hit first career home run against Tulsa ... had 11 multiple hit games & three multiple RBI.

    1998 (Freshman): Started 46 games at shortstop ? posted a season-best 4-game hit streak and batted .500 (7-14, 4 R, double, 3 RBI, 8 total bases, .571 slug pct.) ? hit safely in eight of last 12 WAC games & batted .306 (11-36, 4 runs, 2 doubles, 4 RBI, walk, sac, stolen base, 13 total bases, .361 slug pct.) ? first collegiate hit against Utah ? finished third on team in sac hits ? had seven two-out RBI games ? NCAA title.

    John F. Kennedy HS: Four-year varsity starter at John F. Kennedy High School ... also lettered one year in basketball ... having played left field and shortstop at JHS, her team compiled an 80-29-1 record ... three-time all-Empire League selection ... two-time team MVP ... three-time team captain award winner ... named to Orange County all-star North Team ... involved in student government at LHS ... class president her sophomore and junior year ... athletics commissioner her final two years.

    Personal: Born April 3, 1979 ... parents are Bill and Yvonne Dowland ... has an older sister, Krista ... featured in FastPitch World?s Player of the Month (December 1996) ... hobbies include rollerblading, water skiing & spending time with family ... favorite athlete is Amanda Scott. ... admires her grandfather the most ... served as vice president of Y.A.T.C. (Young Adult Teen Committee) ? has volunteered time as a Special Olympics umpire.

    FRESNO STATE STATISTICS
    Year   G/GS   AB   R   H   2B   3B   HR   RBI   S/SF   BB   K   SB/SBA   TB   SLG%   AVG
    1998  47/46  115  18  24    5    0    0     8    6/0    6  10      1/2   29   .252  .209
    1999  71/71  189  18  54    7    0    1    15   14/0   10  22      2/3   64   .339  .286
    2000  68/68  176  13  36    6    2    1    25    7/3   10  20      0/0   49   .278  .205
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        186/185  480  49 114   18    2    2    48   27/3   26  52      3/5  142   .296  .238
    
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