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Sara Dean
Sara  Dean


Valencia, Ca.

High School:




Third Team All-American ... First Team All-Region ... First-Team All-SEC member ... SEC Player of the Week March 29 after batting .700 with three RBI in three games against South Carolina ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Led Auburn with a .333 batting average, including a .341 effort in SEC play ... Led Tigers with 58 hits, 14 doubles, 30 RBI and 91 total bases ... Led Auburn with eight multiple-RBI efforts and second in multi-hit games with 14, including five three-hit games ... Season-high 15-game hitting streak came Feb. 13 to March 14 ... Also had a five-game streak to begin the season ... Hit two home runs Feb. 6 against North Texas in a 3-for-4 effort ... Successful on 13-of-15 stolen base attempts ... Committed two errors in 229 chances in SEC play ... Recorded at least one hit in every conference series except for two-game set against LSU.

One of only two players to start all 57 games ... Played mostly outfield, but was often the designated player and spent one game as the catcher ... Average of .271 was second best on the team ... Was one off the team lead in home runs with four and RBIs with 17 ... Had a career high six game hit streak during the season ... Posted 11 multi-hit games, second most on the team.

Started 59 times in 64 total games played ... SEC Co-Freshman of the Year after hitting .297 with six home runs and 33 RBIs ... Named SEC Player of the Week for the week of April 1 after going 8-for-18 with two home runs, a triple, three doubles and 10 RBIs in six games against Florida and Ole Miss ... Notched 12 multi-hit games, inluding a pair with three hits ... Had eight multi-RBI games ... Hit a grand slam in first collegiate game against Austin Peay on Feb. 1 ... Finished third on the team in slugging percentage at .469 as well as RBIs and home runs ... Home run and RBI totals were the second highest in school history by a freshman.

Earned First-team All-Foothill league honors as sophomore, junior and senior ... MVP of the Hart Tournament as a sophomore and junior ... Named to First-team All-Region squad by the Los Angeles Times as a senior ... Named to First-Team All-Daily News two times. Lettered in soccer four years ... Won a CIF Division II Championship in soccer.

Full name is Sara Elizabeth Dean ... Majoring in human development and family development ... Parents are Jim and Ellen Dean ... Has two brothers, Eric (23) and Brendan (17), and a sister, Meghan (13) ... Born in Valencia, Calif., on Feb. 9, 1983.

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