|CAREER AND 2001 HIGHS|
|At Bats: 3 (three times)|
THE WEEKLYS ON SHERMAN:
"Andie showed significant improvement during our fall season. She has good hands at second base and is striving to become a better hitter. We will take advantage of her versatility by using Andie at all four infield positions on occasion. The key to her success is developing the ability to hit for average."
AS A FRESHMAN (2001):
As a rookie, the infielder earned 11 starts and participated in 18 games...Still looking for first hit of her career after 20 at bats...Started at second base in the State-Line Classic versus Virginia Tech in place of injured teammate Annie Fletcher...Came through with crucial assist in preserving UT's tenuous 1-0 lead over Arkansas on Easter Sunday...Fielded grounder with the bases full of Lady'Backs and gunned down runner at the plate in the sixth... Orange would go on to notch a 4-2 triumph?Started meetings at the Lady Vol Spring Invitational against Centenary, Virginia and Stephen F. Austin...Made eight putouts and had five assists en route to a 1.000 fielding percentage?First action at Tennessee was a nod versus Hawaii at the Louisville Slugger Tournament...Grounded out in lone plate appearance against the Rainbow Wahine...Was also in the starting lineup during the team's California swing in the second games at both Pacific and St. Mary's.
Two-year captain who earned four varsity letters in softball at Del Oro High School?Her team reigned over the Sierra Foothill League with four straight titles?Earned first-team all-conference honors three straight times and was an all-state choice in 2000?Selected first-team all-area by the Auburn Journal as both a junior and a senior?Made second-team All-Metro from the Sacramento Bee in 1999 and then advanced to the newspaper's first team in 2000?Has played for the California Breeze since 1992?Squad notched top-five national finishes in 1997 (second), 1998 (third) and took first place in '99?Reunited with club teammates Nicole Murray and Amber Rhinehart at UT.
Majoring in communications?Wants to be a lawyer and start her own firm?Aspires to earn Academic All-America honors while helping the Lady Vols reach the Women's College World Series?Cites biggest thrill as winning the 1999 18-and-under ASA National Championship in Sioux Falls, S.D?Member of student government and was an academic Gold Card award recipient throughout high school?Enjoys playing recreation volleyball, traveling and going to the movies?Most admires her cousin, Jennifer Sherman, who played for the University of Oklahoma's softball team?Decided to attend UT since it was the university where she felt the most comfortable with the coaches, team and atmosphere?Andrea Gaye Sherman was born Oct. 5, 1981, in Garland, Texas...Her parents are Norman and Gaye Sherman.
SHERMAN'S CAREER STATISTICS