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      Danny Lima
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Florida Christian

Last College:
Broward C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 188

Position:
Shortstop

B/T:
R/R

2008 - JUNIOR
Played in 47 games with 38 starts ... Started 25 games at shortstop, seven at second base, three at third base, two at first base and one as the designated hitter ... Hit .292 vs. left-handers while batting .284 against right-handers ... Hit .333 with runners on base and .347 with runners in scoring position ... Recorded 12 multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games ... Ranked third on the team with a .321 average in SEC play, during which he collected 25 hits, two homers and 14 RBI ... Went 2-for-2 with a two-run double against USC Upstate March 25 ... Delivered another two-run double March 28 at Auburn ... Went 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBI at ETSU April 9 ... Started all three games of the Alabama series April 12-13 and hit .455 on the weekend with five hits and three RBI ... Tied a career-high with three hits in the opening game vs. the Tide April 12 ... Went 2-for3 with an RBI April 18 at Arkansas and turned in a two-hit, two-run effort one day later--including his first homer of the season ... Had two hits, two runs and two RBI at Mississippi State April 26 while starting at third base ... Hit a team-best .500 (5-for-10) during the Kentucky series May 9-11 while starting all three games at second base ... Had two hits, and an RBI against Furman May 13 ... Went 3-for-3 with an RBI and two hit-by-pitches May 15 at South Carolina ... Homered as part of a two-hit, two-run game at South Carolina May 16 ... Started the final seven games of the season at second base ... Sported a team-best .371 batting average during the month of May.

2007 - SOPHOMORE
First-year Vol earned an immediate spot in the UT infield and finished his first Division I season batting .280 with 33 runs, 63 hits, three home runs, 32 RBI and 11 stolen bases ... Hit .260 in SEC play with 27 hits and nine RBIs ... Recorded 15 multi-hit games and 10 multi-RBI games ... Had at least one hit in each of his first 10 games played (Feb. 9-March 3) ... Made his Tennessee debut as the Vols' starting second baseman for the Eastern Michigan series Feb. 9-11, hitting .333 for the series with four hits, two RBI and two stolen bases ... Hit safely in each of the first 10 games in which he played ... Had a pair of hits vs. Bethune-Cookman Feb. 18 ... Had six hits and a teamhigh seven RBIs in the IPFW series Feb. 23-24, including his first homer as a Vol in the series-opener, during which he went 3-for-4 with four RBI ... Had two hits, a run and a stolen base March 2 vs. Illinois-Chicago ... Drove in two runs but had three errors vs. Illinois-Chicago March 3 ... Had a pair of hits in the win over Lipscomb March 6 ... Had three RBI and a run March 14 vs. Morehead State ... Had two of UT's four hits in the Vols' March 17 loss at No. 22 Alabama (also scored UT's lone run) and hit .455 for the series ... Made a permanent switch from second base to shortstop March 31 vs. Arkansas, swapping positions with fellow sophomore Tony Delmonico ... His second homer of the year was a three-run blast April 4 vs. ETSU ... Hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs at No. 11 Kentucky April 7 (Game 2) ... Hit .333 in the Kentucky series and tied for the team lead with four RBIs vs. the Wildcats ... Went 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI at Wofford April 25 ... Hit .333 during the series at LSU April 27-29 and posted a .400 average in the Ole Miss series May 4-6 ... Helped jumpstart the Vols' comeback win over Ole Miss on May 5 with a two-run single in UT's six-run seventh inning ... Was 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBI during UT's win over Tennessee Temple May 8 ... Went 3-for-5 with two runs and an RBI vs. Belmont May 9 ... Finished the season with a .250 batting average against left-handers and a .292 average vs. right-handers ... Hit .276 with runners in scoring position and totaled 14 two-out hits.

BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

2006 - FRESHMAN
Hit .346 and was a second-team All-Conference selection ... Helped lead BCC to a conference championship.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Florida Christian High School in Miami, Fla., and was teammates with former Vols pitcher Sean Watson ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 38th round of the 2005 MLB draft ... Team reached the state semifinals all four years of his career and won state titles in both 2004 and 2005 ... Earned back-to-back first-team All-Dade County and All-State honors as a junior and senior ... Was named team MVP in 2004 and team co-MVP in 2005 ... Selected as a TPX All-America second-teamer as a senior in 2005 and was also crowned the Florida High School (2A) Player of the Year ... Played summer ball with the Florida Bombers ... Is tied for first on the Bombers' all-time single-season list with 35 stolen bases (2005) ... Was a four-year honor-roll student and was voted "Most Athletic" by his classmates as a senior.

PERSONAL
Full name is Daniel William Lima ... Last name pronounced: LEE-muh ... Born Feb. 21, 1987, in Miami, Fla. ... Son of William and Angie Lima ... His older brother, Brian Lima, played baseball at Barry University in Miami Shores, Fla., from 2002-05 ... Recipient of the Paul & Catherine Mountcastle Scholarship Fund ... Academic major: Psychology.

CAREER HIGHS
At-Bats:6, 2x (last at ETSU 4/24/07)
Runs: 3 at Kentucky 4/7/07 (G1)
Hits: 3, 6x (last at South Carolina 5/15/08)
RBI: 4 vs. IPFW 2/23/07
Total Bases: 6 vs. IPFW 2/23/07
Stolen Bases: 2, 2x (last at Wofford 4/25/07)
Strikeouts: 2, 4x (last at Florida 5/19/07)
Walks: 2 vs. South Carolina 5/11/07

Year
Avg
GP
GS
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
TB
SLG%
BB
HBP
SO
GDP
OB%
SF
SH
SB
ATT
PO
A
E
FLD%
2007
.280
56
56
225
33
63
11
2
3
32
87
.387
15
9
32
3
.347
2
3
11
13
90
133
22
.910
2008
.287
47
38
136
24
39
9
0
3
21
57
.419
12
6
17
3
.368
1
2
3
4
76
71
19
.886
TOTAL
.283
103
94
361
57
102
20
2
6
53
144
.399
27
15
49
6
.355
3
5
14
17
166
204
41
.900
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