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#22 Caitlin Sandy
Position: Third Base/Shortstop
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
City/State: Fayetteville, N.C.
High School: Jack Britt
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  2014 as a senior:

  • CAA Player of the Year
  • First Team All-CAA (second player in program history to be named All-CAA all four years)
  • NFCA Second Team All-Region
  • CAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • CAA All-Academic Team
  • Pepsi Rainbow Wahine All-Tournament Team
  • Two-time CAA Player of the Week
  • Three-time ECAC Player of the Week
  • College Sports Madness Preseason First Team All-CAA
  • Had a team-high .354 batting average and led the squad with 62 hits
  • Added 10 doubles, one triple, eight home runs, 32 RBIs, 32 runs, 16 walks and six steals while starting all 60 games at shortstop
  • JMU Athletic Director Scholar-Athlete

 2013 as a junior:

  • VaSID Second Team All-State
  • Second Team All-CAA
  • Started 57 games at shortstop for JMU
  • Batted .313 for five doubles, two triples, and three home runs
  • Added 20 runs scored, 25 RBIs, four walks, two sacrifice flies, three sacrifice bunts and 13 stolen bases

 2012 as a sophomore:

  • Second Team All-CAA
  • VaSID Second Team All- State
  • Set a school record for sacrifice hits with 12
  • Started all 56 games for JMU at third base
  • Hit .293 with a .335 on-base percentage and a .420 slugging percentage
  • Contributed 44 hits, 26 runs, 14 RBIs, 11 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 11 walks, three sacrifice flies, 12 sacrifice bunts and four steals
  • Led the team in assists with 132 while sported a .957 fielding percentage
  • Ranked 257th in the country in doubles per game (0.20)
  • Ranked as the 20th toughest player to strike out averaging one for every 25.0 at-bats
  • CAA Commissioner's Academic Award Recipient
  • JMU Athletic Director Scholar- Athlete
  • JMU Dean's List Spring 2013

2011 as a freshman:

  • First Team All-CAA
  • CAA All-Rookie Team
  • VaSID Second Team All- State
  • Made collegiate debut against St. Joseph’s, starting at third base
  • Scored her first career run and stole first career base against St. Joe’s
  • Recorded first career hit and RBI in 3-2 win over Charlotte
  • Had her first career double in 15-1 win over Georgetown
  • Went 2-for-4 with a run, a RBI and a steal in 11-4 win over Maine
  • Had three hits, including a double and her first career home run, in 4-0 win over Lehigh
  • 2-for-3 with two runs and a RBI in 8-0 at UNCW
  • Named CAA Rookie of the Week after going 5-for-8 with two runs and three RBIs in JMU’s three-game sweep of George Mason
  • Went 3-for-3 with two RBIs in game two against Towson
  • JMU Athletic Director Scholar-Athlete
  • JMU Dean's List Fall 2010
  • NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete

High school

  • Four-time All-Conference selection
  • Four time All-Region selection
  • Led Buccaneers to two Mid-South Conference championships
  • Two-time participant in North Carolina PowerAde state All-star game.

Personal

  • Caitlin Sandy
  • Daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth Sandy
  • Two-time all conference basketball player in high school
  • Enjoys going to the beach, spending times with friends and family, being outdoors, going to movies, and spending time with two black labs

Career Stats

Yearavggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2011 .279 50-47 122 21 34 7 0 1 11 44 .361 8 0 17 0 .323 0 8 6-8 52 119 6 .966
2012 .293 56-56 150 26 44 11 1 2 14 63 .420 11 0 6 0 .335 3 12 4-4 44 132 8 .957
2013 .313 57-57 166 20 52 5 2 3 25 70 .422 4 0 14 1 .326 2 3 13-20 78 103 13 .933
2014 .354 60-60 175 32 62 10 1 8 32 98 .560 16 2 11 0 .408 3 1 6-10 90 129 12 .948
TOTAL .313 223-220 613 99 192 33 4 14 82 275 .449 39 2 48 1 .352 8 24 29-42 264 483 39 .950

What do you love most about JMU?

The JMU environment

What is your major/minor?

Math Major

What is your favorite place to eat on campus?

E-hall

Most people don’t know that I ... ?

Played baseball for eight years

What will be your “walk out” song/songs for 2014?

1.       Square Dance - Eminem

2.       Flawless – Beyonce

What is your favorite ...
Food:
Any kind of potato
Movie:
Silver Linings Playbook
TV Show:
Sports Center
Song:
I Don’t Wanna Be by Gavin Degraw
Athlete:
Chipper Jones
Holiday:
Thanksgiving

What is one personal goal you have for the 2014 season?

Play every game like it’s my last

What are your favorite hobbies away from softball?

Fishing and riding foulwheelers

What is your favorite memory of JMU softball?

Getting a bid to regionals last year

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

Fake it till you make it

What is the one thing everyone at JMU should do before graduating?

Streak the quad with my friends

What is your ideal vacation?

Ireland

If not softball, what other sport would you want to play at JMU?

Basketball

If you could have dinner with any three people in the world, who would they be?

Justin Timberlake, Gavin Degraw, and Rihanna