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Adrienne Acton
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: September 26, 2006
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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Arizona ?- 2006: Started all 65 games for Arizona ... Started 55 games in right field and 10 in center, when Caitlin Lowe went down with an injury from March 24 through April 15 ... Set career highs in virtually all offensive categories ... Started 60 games in the nine-hole, to go along with one game in the leadoff slot and four in the two-spot ... Reached on an error 12 times during the year, including a pair of four-base errors in the same game in a Feb. 17, 5-1 win over Tennessee Tech ... Women’s College World Series (June 1-6): Batted .235, scored four runs and was 2-for-2 in stolen bases ... Kept the pressure on defenses, as she reached via error three times ... Had her second outfield assist of the year in Game 2 of the Championship Series, as she gunned down Northwestern’s Tammy Williams at third in the seventh inning of UA’s 8-0 victory ... Tucson Super Regional (5/26-27): Laid down team-leading three sacrifice hits in super regional ... Scored two runs and went 1-for-7 at the plate ... Snapped a career-high seven game hitting streak in Game 1 ... Tucson Regional (5/18-20): Led Arizona with a .556 batting average (5-for-9) ... Had her first three-hit game in UA’s 9-0 opening-round victory over Marist ...  Only multi-RBI game of her career came against Texas A&M in UA’s 8-0 win on Feb. 11 ... Had eight multi-hit games, five of which came against teams that made the NCAA Tournament ... Scored a run in five of seven Pac-10 games from April 30 through May 11.


2005: Started six of UA’s eight postseason games, after having 10 starts in 49 regular season contests ... Had three hits in eight postseason games, after having four all regular season ... Led the team with 33 appearances as a substitute, primarily as a pinch runner ... Tucson Regional (May 20-22): Had two bunt base hits in three regional games ... Started five of the last six regular-season games, after starting five of the first 43 ... Scored seven runs before knocking her first hit ... Went 2-for-6 with three runs in two home wins over Oregon on April 9-10 ... Scored game-winning run in a walk off win over Eastern Michigan on March 5 ... Stole her first base when pinch running for Jackie Coburn in a win over Oklahoma State on Feb. 5.


High School: Marana High School, 2004... Member of 2003 and 2004 All America high school teams... Holds Marana High School records for batting average, stolen bases, hits and fielding percentage.


Personal: Academic major is criminal and law sociology...Daughter of John Acton ... Father is an engineer ... Has three sisters: J.D., Sarah and Stephanie ... Favorite TV show is CSI ... Grandfather attended Arizona ... Enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family...  Born Adrienne Marie Acton on Nov. 4, 1985.