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Veronica Alvarez

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Carrollton

Position:
C

Birthdate:
04/07/1983

B/T:
R/R

VILLANOVA

2004: Started in 16 games and played in 23...Finished with 45 at-bats, scoring three runs and batting in one...Had an outstanding .985 fielding percentage, committing just one error on 65 tries...Her best offensive game came against La Salle (4/20) when she went 2-for-3 at the plate and scored a run, while adding a RBI in the 8-0 victory...Her best defensive game came against Drexel (4/8) when she put out nine and committed zero errors.

2003: Turned in a solid season with a .283 batting average (13-for-46)...A back-up catcher who played in 29 games, starting 15...A solid .982 fielding percentage behind the plate...Added a double, five RBI and six runs scored on the season...Had a pair of two-hit games, against Mount St. Mary's (4/16) and Penn (4/22).

2002: Served as a back-up catcher...Played in 20 games, starting two...Hit .240 on the year (6-for-25)...Recorded first career hit versus UNC-Wilmington (3/7/02)...Went 1-for-3 with a double against Boston College (4/6/02).

Carrollton High School: Earned three varsity letters as a pitcher and catcher for head coach Chris Gaffney...Added three varsity letters in volleyball, one in basketball and one in soccer...Voted as the 2001 2A Coaches Player of the Year...Received several other awards in 2001, including: 4A-1A First Team All-County, Carrollton Most Outstanding Athlete, Class 2A All-State Second Team and School Sports Magazine First Team All South Florida...Elected team captain for softball as a junior and senior, and for volleyball as a senior.

Personal: Communication major...Youngest of two children of Julio and Ofelia Alvarez...Played for the Miami Stingrays in the summer...Fully bilingual, English and Spanish speaking, reading and writing...Born 4/7/83 in Miami, Fla.

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