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Abby McClain

Abby McClain

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waterloo, Iowa

High School:
West HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
C/UT

B/T:
R/R

CAREER ACCOLADES
• 2011 Capital One Academic All-District III First Team
• 2011 C-USA All-Academic Team
• 2010 All-Conference USA Second Team
• 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III First Team
• 2010 C-USA All-Academic Team
• 2010 C-USA Spirit of Service Award
• 2010 C-USA Championship All-Tournament Team
• 2009 All-Conference USA Second Team
• 2009 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III Second Team
• 2008 C-USA All-Freshman Team
• 4x C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal Recipient
• 4x C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll Member

2011 - SENIOR SEASON
• Capital One Academic All-District III First Team
• C-USA All-Academic Team
• C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal
• C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
• Started 50 games for the Knights, including 39 as the catcher and 11 as the designated player
• Led UCF in home runs (8), RBI (23), walks (24) and fielding percentage (.989)
• Was second on the team in slugging percentage (.478), total bases (64) and sacrifice flied (2)
• Ranked third in on-base percentage (.374) and sacrifice hits (6)
• Caught five runners stealing and had one pickoff behind the plate
• Had five multiple-RBI games and six multiple-hit games
• Held a five-game hitting streak Feb. 19-26
• Posted one game-winning RBI
• Totaled 11 hits, three home runs, five RBI and five sacrifice hits in leauge play
• Also had five runs scored and seven walks and a .389 slugging percentage in C-USA
• Had two hits and scored a run in the nightcap vs. UAB (3/26)
• Went 2-for-3 with a home run and a double in the series opener at Tulsa (3/19)
• Tallied two hits and two RBI in the series finale vs. UTEP (3/13)
• Had three hits and scored two runs vs. Ball State (3/8)
• Went 3-for-5 with a home run, four RBI and two runs scored vs. Monmouth (3/5)
• Posted a career-high five RBI in the season-opener vs. Utah State (2/11)

2010 - JUNIOR SEASON
• All-Conference USA Second Team
ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III First Team
• C-USA All-Academic Team
• C-USA Championship All-Tournament Team
• C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal
• C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
• C-USA Spirit of Service Award
• Started all 56 games for UCF behind the plate
• Led UCF in walks (24) and times hit by pitch (6)
• Tied for second on the squad with three home runs
• Was third in doubles (7) and fourth in runs (26) and hits (44)
• Caught 14 runners stealing and had one pickoff behind the plate
• Held a .976 fielding percentage
• Scored a team-best seven game-winning runs
• Tallied three game-winning RBI
• Hit .273 with 18 hits and eight runs scored in league action
• Had nine multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games
• Held a five-game hitting streak

2009 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
• All-Conference USA Second Team
• C-USA All-Academic Team
ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III Second-Team
• C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal
• C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll
• Started 53 of the Knights' 54 contests in five different positions
• Set program single-season records in doubles (16), three-hit games (8) and times hit by pitch (8)
• Posted a team-leading eight multi-RBI games
• Led the team in seven offensive categories
• Named the Bright House Student-Athlete of the Week on April 6
• Set a program record for three-hit games in a single season with her eighth tri-hit performance of 2009 vs. the Golden Eagles (4/5)
• Hit her first home run of the season vs. Bethune-Cookman (2/25)
• Set a UCF single-game record with three doubles, while adding three runs scored, vs. Illinois Chicago (2/20)
• Posted three hits in three-straight games vs. Jacksonville, Portland State and Illinois Chicago (2/18-20)
• Hit her first-career triple and added a RBI in the first game vs. North Florida (2/11)

2008 - FRESHMAN SEASON
• C-USA All-Freshman Team
• C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal
• C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll
• Was third on the team with six multiple-RBI games
• Had a hit, two RBI and scored a run in her collegiate debut vs. Illinois State (2/8)
• Had a career-high three RBI in the Knights' win over Kentucky (2/15)
• Hit her first-career home run at Bethune-Cookman (4/30)
• Went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored in the C-USA Championship Game vs. No. 9 Houston (5/10)

Prior to UCF
• Was a four-sport athlete at West High School in Waterloo, Iowa, where she participated in softball, volleyball, basketball and was a member of the swimming team
• As a freshman, was named all-metro, all-conference and all-district following her lone season on the softball field
• Following her rookie campaign, played for the Minnesota Irish Gold travel team
• On the basketball court she was a member of the all-metro honorable mention squads in her freshman and sophomore seasons and was an all-metro first-team pick and all-conference honorable mention selection as a junior
• Member of the SAAC Committee, Student Senate and was her class Valedictorian

Personal
• Born in Santa Rosa, Calif.
• Daughter of Kevin and Kathy McClain
• Majoring in biology

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