Annie  Aldrete

24Annie Aldrete


Monterey, Calif.

High School:
Santa Catalina





  • At Bats: 5 at Auburn (5/9/15)
  • Runs: 3 (2x), last vs. Illinois State (3/10/15)
  • Hits: 3 (6x), last at Auburn (5/9/15)
  • Hit Streak: 10 games (3/9/14 - 3/28/14)
  • RBIs: 6 (2x), last vs. Charleston Southern (5/16/14)
  • Doubles: 2 vs. Wright State (2/16/14)
  • Triples: 1 (3x), last vs. Missouri (3/20/15)
  • Home Runs: 2 (6x), last vs. ETSU (3/24/15)
  • Walks: 3 (2x), last vs. No. 4 Florida (3/30/14)
  • Stolen Bases: 1 vs. BYU (2/27/14)


  • NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year (Co-Winner) -- 2014
  • NFCA Division I All-American (2nd Team) -- 2014
  • NFCA Division I All-Southeast Region (1st Team) -- 2014, 2015
  • Top 50 "Watch List" for USA Softball Player of the Year -- 2015
  • Preseason All-SEC -- 2015
  • First Team All-SEC -- 2014
  • Second Team All-SEC -- 2015
  • Freshman All-SEC -- 2014
  • SEC Freshman of the Week -- 3/17/14, 3/31/14, 5/4/15


  • Games/Starts: 59/58
  • Made 51 starts at catcher and 7 starts at DP
  • Totaled 10 multi-hit games (t-3rd on team), 13 multi RBI games (3rd)
  • Drew team-high 33 walks
  • Ranked second on team with 15 HRs and .615 slugging percentage
  • Went 2-for-4 vs. Auburn in WCWS Game 7
  • Made her SEC debut in the conference opener, playing 46 minutes at No. 11 Texas A&M (9/18)
  • Recorded the assist on Wilkinson's goal (10') in 90 minutes of action at No. 2 Virginia (9/12)
  • Scored her first collegiate goal on a free kick in the 32nd minute of her first start vs. Tulsa (9/7)
  • Appeared in 40 minutes of action at Western Kentucky (9/5)
  • Played 26 minutes in her first game as a Vol vs. Milwaukee (8/22)
  • Went 3-for-5 with one run against Auburn in SEC Tournament championship game
  • Hit solo HR and tallied two RBIs in 4-1 win over Kentucky (5/3), becoming first Tennessee player with two 15-HR seasons
  • Hit two-run walk-off HR vs. Kentucky (5/2)
  • Blasted a two-run homer to left center at No. 5 Alabama (4/23)
  • Clubbed a three-run shot, her second home run in as many days, and scored two runs in her 2-for-3 game vs. No. 1 LSU (4/12)
  • Blasted a solo homer vs. No. 1 LSU (4/11)
  • Maintained an nine-game hit streak (3/14-3/29), one game shy of her career long
  • Clubbed a two-run homer over the left field scoreboard vs. No. 7 Georgia (3/28)
  • Smashed a three-run shot and drew two walks vs. Tennessee Tech (3/25)
  • Blasted a pair of homers--a two-run and a solo--in a 2-for-3 game vs. ETSU (3/24)
  • Clubbed a three-run homer and ripped a two-out RBI single vs. No. 18 Missouri (3/21)
  • Ripped an RBI triple, a double and scored one run in a 2-for-3 game vs. No. 18 Missouri (3/20)
  • Went 1-for-2 with a two-RBI double and two runs scored at South Carolina (3/15)
  • Blasted a pair of solo home runs and scored three runs in a 2-for-3 game vs. Illinois State (3/10)
  • Smacked a solo homer, scored two runs and recorded two RBIs in a 2-for-3 outing vs. Indiana State (3/8)
  • Ripped a double, had a sacrifice fly and scored two runs in a 2-for-2 game vs. North Dakota State (3/7)
  • Went 1-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and a walk vs. No. 8 Florida State (2/19)
  • Smacked a solo homer to center field and scored two runs at USF (2/14)
  • Ripped three singles, posted two RBIs and scored one run in a 3-for-4 game vs. Florida Gulf Coast (2/13)
  • Posted two RBI-singles and drew a based loaded walk to record three RBIs and one run scored in a 2-for-3 game at Kennesaw State (2/7)
  • Blasted a solo home run, her first of the season, in a 2-for-3 game vs. Dayton (2/6)


  • Co-Winner of the inaugural NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year trophy
  • Games/Starts: 58/55
  • Made 32 starts at catcher and 23 starts at DP
  • Totaled 16 multi-hit games (t-2nd on team) and 16 multi-RBI games (t-1st)
  • Led the team in home runs (19), RBIs (65) and extra-base hits (35) as a rookie
  • Her .361 BA, 60 hits, 14 doubles, .813 slugging percentage, .470 on-base percentage and 1.283 OPS ranked second on the team
  • Had one RBI and one walk in Game 2 win at Oklahoma (5/24) in Game 2 o the Norman Super Regional
  • Knocked a double and scored a run vs. Oklahoma (5/23) in Game 1 of the Norman Super Regional
  • Hit 18th and 19th home runs of the season and drove in three runs, matching Lauren Gibson's UT single-season HR record vs. Virgina Tech (5/17) in NCAA Regional
  • Hit a three-run homer in the first inning and matched career best with six RBIs vs. Charleston Southern (5/16) in NCAA Regional
  • Clubbed a three-run homer in the first inning and finished with four RBIs in win over Ole Miss (5/4)
  • Hit two homers and tallied three RBIs in win over Ole Miss (5/2)
  • Belted two home runs and drove in three in win at No. 9 Kentucky (4/25)
  • Smashed a three-run bomb over the left field wall vs. Mississippi State (4/19)
  • Drilled a three-run home run to take the lead in the rubber match at No. 21 Texas A&M (4/13)
  • Blasted a two-run homer, hit one double and scored two runs in a 2-for-4 game at No. 21 Texas A&M (4/12)
  • Smoked a walk-off, three-RBI double and scored one run in a 3-for-3 game vs. Tennessee Tech (4/8)
  • Drilled a three-run homer over the center field wall at LSU (4/6)
  • SEC Freshman of the Week (3/31)
  • Rode a 10-game hit streak, the longest of her collegiate career, from 3/9 - 3/28
  • Blasted two three-run homers and had a career-high six RBIs in a 3-for-4 game vs. No. 4 Florida (3/28)
  • Went 2-for-4 and scored one run vs. South Carolina (3/23)
  • Blasted a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie the game vs. MTSU (3/18)
  • SEC Freshman of the Week (3/17)
  • Smashed a solo home run, the first of her career in SEC play, at Arkansas (3/15)
  • Recorded a career-high five RBIs, four of which came from a grand slam, in a 2-for-3 game vs. Western Carolina (3/11)
  • Knocked a double and an RBI single in a 2-for-4 game vs. College of Charleston (3/9)
  • Hit a triple and scored one run in a 1-for-3 game vs. Holy Cross (3/7)
  • Smashed an RBI double in a 2-for-4 game vs. Wright State (3/5)
  • Recorded the first triple of her college career vs. Wright State (3/5)
  • Blasted a two-run home run and recored an RBI on a sacrifice fly at Cal State Fullerton (2/25)
  • Hit an RBI single and a double in a 2-for-3 game vs. Oregon State (2/22)
  • Recorded an RBI in a 2-for-4 game vs. No. 11/12 Nebraska (2/22)
  • Went 3-for-3 with two doubles, two RBIs and one run scored vs. Wright State (2/16)
  • Had her first collegiate home run, a 2-RBI single and a double in a 3-for-3 game vs. Illinois (2/15)
  • Recorded the first RBI of her career on a two-run double and scored one run vs. Binghamton (2/14)
  • Had her first collegiate hit vs. Pittsburgh (2/14)
  • Drew a walk vs. Oakland (2/9)
  • Was hit by pitch vs. Northern Colorado (2/8), marking her first appearance as a base runner
  • Made her first collegiate start as a designated player vs. Northern Colorado (2/7)


  • 2015 USA Softball Women's National Team
  • On Jan. 8, was selected to the U.S. WNT after tryouts in Irvine, Calif. The 2015 USA Softball Women's National Team will compete this summer in the World Cup of Softball X in Irvine, Calif., as well as the Pan American Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Invited to 2014 USA Softball Women's National Team Selection Camp


  • Was a four-year softball letter-winner and four-year team captain at catcher for Santa Catalina
  • Was a multi-sport athlete at Santa Catalina, lettering four years for volleyball (two-year captain), three years for basketball (two-year captain) and two years for track and field
  • As a senior in 2013, was named Mission Trail Athletic League MVP and The Herald's all-county MVP for softball
  • Team made it to state semifinals in 2013, won league in 2011 and 2012 and won Central Coast Section Division III in 2012
  • As a senior in 2013: .435 BA, eight homers, eight doubles, 34 RBIs, 32 runs
  • As a junior in 2012: .544 BA, eight homers, 12 doubles, 48 RBIs, 40 runs
  • As a junior in 2012: Named MaxPreps Small School All-American and earned Cal-Hi Sports Small School All-State, all league and all county honors
  • As a sophomore in 2011: .544 BA, nine homers, eight doubles, 36 RBIs, 22 runs
  • Earned all-state honors as a sophomore
  • As a freshman in 2010: .440 BA, seven homers, six doubles, 31 RBIs, 31 runs
  • Set county record with 32 career home runs at Santa Catalina, breaking the record in the first game of her junior year
  • Also won basketball league titles as a freshman and a junior and a volleyball league championship as a senior
  • Played club softball for the Sorcerers, San Jose Sting and Batbusters
  • San Jose Sting team battled way to third place at Premier Nationals


  • Recipient of Betty J. Basler Grand Slam Softball Scholarship Endowment for a Catcher
  • Undecided on major, interested in psychology and criminal justice
  • Has worked as a softball camp assistant
  • Won P.E.:Outstanding Participant award in high school
  • Tennessee was her No. 1 choice all the way
  • Favorite athlete and childhood idol is Tennessee basketball legend Candace Parker and has always admired Pat Summitt -- basketball was her first sport
  • Tennessee softball legend Lindsay Schutzler Bell is a family friend
  • Enjoys working out, singing, dancing and hanging out with friends
  • Favorite musicians are Trey Songz and Kirko Bangz
  • Father Richard Aldrete was a former All-American baseball player at Cal and played minor league baseball in the Milwaukee Brewers' system
  • Her uncle, Mike Aldrete, is the bench coach for the St. Louis Cardinals. Her cousin, Michael Aldrete, is in the minor leagues and her cousin, Blake Aldrete, plays college baseball for Sonoma State.
  • Her mother, Tisha, was a highly-skilled tennis and softball player. She starred as a two-time all-conference shortstop at Monterey Peninsula Junior College and helped lead her team to the state playoffs. She was recently selected for induction to the Monterey Peninsula College Athletic Hall of Fame and still competes in tennis tournaments at the national level.
  • Parents are Richard and Tisha Aldrete
  • Has one younger sibling, Carter Aldrete
  • Annie Nicole Aldrete was born on Sept. 5, 1995



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