Adrianna  Wilson

17Adrianna Wilson


Cypress, Calif.

High School:
John F. Kennedy H.S.





At Bats: 4 (19 times)
Runs: 2 vs. Auburn (4/21/01) & Mississippi (4/16/99)
Hits: 3 (three times)
Hit Streak: 7 games (4/8-4/18/00) & (3/15-3/23/99)
Runs Batted In: 4 vs. Northwestern (2/5/00)
Doubles: 2 vs. Middle Tennessee (2/25/00)
Home Runs: 2 vs. Auburn (4/21/01)
Walks: 3 vs. Auburn (4/21/01)
2001 HIGHS
At Bats: 4 vs. Florida (4/28) & Mississippi (3/10)
Runs: 2 vs. Auburn (4/21)
Hits: 3 vs. Arkansas (3/15)
Hit Streak: 3 games (three times)
Runs Batted In: 3 vs. Arkansas (3/15)
Doubles: 1 (four times)
Home Runs: 2 vs. Auburn (4/21)
Walks: 3 vs. Auburn (4/21)

"Adrianna is an outstanding hitter who works very hard offensively to be even better each at bat. She has spent a lot of time in the weight room, and, according to her teammates, is in the best shape of her Tennessee career. Her leadership in the field is vital to our success."

AS A JUNIOR (2001):
Registered 54 starts, either behind the plate or as the squad's DP...Led the Lady Vols with 21 walks...Played through tremendous pain at Florida, as she received nine stitches in her leg after being spiked at home late in the second game?Assumed position behind the plate for the finale and contributed a single to UT's winning effort...Enjoyed the best weekend of any Lady Vol at Auburn...Hit .500 (3-for-6), drew four walks and belted two homers...Started the series with a bang by recording her first multiple-homer effort at Tennessee...Ripped a solo shot to begin the second frame and another one to open the fifth...Second dong bounced off the scoreboard overlooking left field at the AU Softball Complex...Heated up with a .444 (4-for-9) series against Arkansas...Provided the Lady Vols with a three-run homer in the sixth to give her squad a 4-0 lead over the Lady'Backs...Runs were valuable, as UA struck for two in the seventh and threatened before its eventual 4-2 defeat...Enjoyed a solid weekend in the Lady Vol Invite, as she finished 6-for-16 (.375) with 10 total bases and her first homer of the season...Helped the Orange avoid being blanked by Virginia with a seventh-inning solo blast...Belted a two-bagger in the sixth frame of the SEC opener at Ole Miss...Doubled to right center in the win over Pitt at the Georgia Southern Eagle Classic...Responsible for 13 putouts as Stephanie Humphrey struck out 11 Florida A&M hitters...Drove in lone run of the 1-0 decision over North Carolina in the semifinal round of the Triangle Classic with a second-inning single...First hit of her junior campaign was a double off #16 Oregon State hurler Monica Hoffman on Feb. 10.

Started a total of 57 games, 29 as the Lady Vols' designated player and 28 as the club's catcher?Average dipped to .264 after a rookie season in which she hit .329?Tied Amanda Venable for the squad lead with seven homers?Finished third with 30 RBI and earned a team-high 18 walks?Was second in multiple-hit games with 11 and tied Venable for second with eight multi-RBI affairs?Lifted UT to its initial win of the campaign, a 5-4 conquest of host South Florida at the Louisville Slugger Tourney, with a two-out single in the seventh?Bashed a three-run homer to stake the Orange to a 7-0 lead over Northwestern?Set a career high with four RBI in the 7-6 caging of the 'Cats?Provided her team's only run with a deep blast to left field off UCLA All-American Courtney Dale at the Campbell/Cartier Classic?Received a berth on the All-Tournament team at the Reebok Invitational by going 6-for-11 (.545) with six RBI and three doubles as Tennessee claimed the title with a perfect 4-0 mark?Matched her career-best seven-game hitting streak over April 8-18?Compiled a .474 average (9-for-19) during that stretch?Solo homer in the seventh enabled the Orange to blank Ole Miss (1-0) for its lone road win in SEC play?Paved the way for a twin-killing of Radford on April 20 with five hits and four RBI in six plate appearances.

Earned starting assignments in 68 of UT's 71 games?Compiled a .329 batting average with 46 RBI, nine doubles and seven home runs?Remarkably, also hit .329 over the course of 28 SEC matchups?Named second-team All-South Region by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association as a utility player?Slapped three hits against Georgia Tech at the Gladstone's Classic in Tampa?Gave the Lady Vols a 5-3 lead over second-rated Arizona with an RBI single to right field, although the 'Cats would come back and steal the win, 6-5?Batted .545 (six-for-11) with six RBI and a pair of doubles to make All-Tourney at the Lady Vol Spring Invitational?Knotted the fourth game of the Georgia series at 5-5 with her first career homer, a monstrous three-run blast to left center field?Socked another three-run shot off South Carolina ace Megan Matthews in 8-0 blanking of the #9 Gamecocks?Ball cleared the left field fence at Beckham Field and disrupted a high school track meet?Homered in both ends of a twin-killing of Mississippi, with a combined four RBI?One titanic shot ricocheted off a pick-up truck driving along the access road beyond the outfield fence?Tied contest against #21 Southern Mississippi with a sixth-inning solo homer on an 0-2 count from All-American Courtney Blades?It was one of UT's school-record five homers on the afternoon?Put the Lady Vols ahead to stay by going yard off #7 LSU's Britni Sneed on April 30 in 3-2 triumph?Her single to center field put the Orange on the board against Cal State Fullerton in NCAA action.

Lettered in softball four straight years at John F. Kennedy High School?Squad captured the Empire League championship every season?Selected first-team all-league following her junior and senior campaigns?Was tabbed second-team All-CIF as a junior and received the "Big Stick" award after hitting .576 in conference play?Named to the honorable mention all-league list as a sophomore?Played for several ASA travel teams during past summers, including the California Cruisers, Santa Fe Springs Rebels, Orange County Batbusters and the Valencia Raiders?Rebels placed fourth at Nationals in 1997, while the Batbusters notched second at AFA Nationals in 1996?Also competed for the varsity volleyball team for two seasons.

Majoring in sociology with a minor in child and family studies...Hopes to become a director of parks and recreation?Dubbed "Willie" by her teammates?Volunteered with the Special Olympics?Collects turtles?Has one sister, Jillian, 16?Adrianna Elizabeth Wilson was born March 2, 1980, in Long Beach, Calif...Her parents are Gary and Jean Wilson.





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