Jamie

Fuente

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#21

Infielder
Year: Senior
City/State: Tulsa, Okla.

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • 2001 Nebraska Co-MVP
  • 2001 CoSIDA Academic All-American (3rd Team)
  • 2001 Academic All-District VII
  • 2001 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
  • 2001 Second-Team All-Big 12
  • 2001 Big 12 All-Tournament Team
  • 2001 Tallahassee Democrat All-Tourney Team
  • 2000 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
  • 2000 First-Team All-Big 12
  • 2000 Second-Team All-Midwest Region
  • 2000 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
  • 2000 NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team
  • 1999 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
  • 1999 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
  • 1998 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
  • 1998 Second-Team All-Big 12
  • 1998 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
  • 1997 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete

2001: Senior Season
Jamie Fuente was one of Nebraska's strongest offensive weapons in 2001, earning herself Co-MVP honors...ranked second on the team with a .312 batting average...set all-time career record for at bats at Nebraska (722) and games played in (251)...ranks fifth all-time for hits (194), 10th for all-time runs scored (93), fifth for all-time doubles (32), fifth all-time for home runs (27), sixth all-time for runs batted in (112), sixth all-time for total bases (307) and third all-time for walks (84)... second on team with 62 hits, 13 of those being extra-base hits...had highest on-base percentage for regular starters, with a .372 percentage...played and started in every Husker game in 2001... had .998 fielding percentage, committing just one error while making 409 putouts...her .998 fielding percentage ranks second in school history...was errorless in conference play while making 101 putouts...led the team with a .437 slugging percentage, racking up six home runs...set the single-game record for doubles with three against Syracuse...earned second-team All-Big 12 and Big 12 All-Tournament Team honors...collected CoSIDA Academic All-District VII and first-team academic All-Big 12 honors.

2000: Junior Season
With only six career home runs heading into 2000, Fuente didn't come into the year as a home run threat, but she led the Huskers and ranked third in the Big 12 with 15 round trippers on the year...tied a Big 12 record by hitting seven homers in league play (joining Lisa Carey and Lynette Velazquez, both of Oklahoma)... hit 11 homers in her last 17 games...tied for sixth on the NU all-time charts with 21 career home runs...hit grand slams March 30 against Wichita State and April 26 against Wisconsin...filled the cleanup spot in the NU lineup 45 times...led all Huskers with a .404 batting average, which ranked fifth in the conference... ranked second on the team with both a .527 slugging percentage and 21 extra-base hits...ranked third on the team with 16 multiple-hit games and second with 12 multiple RBI games...finished the season ranked fourth on the team with a .278 batting average...produced a .993 fielding percentage for the second time in her career, committing just three errors in 418 chances all season...was second on the team with 346 putouts...was one of two Huskers to play in each of Nebraska's 73 games, a school record...moved to second base following injuries to Jennifer Lizama and Leigh Suhr and only committed two errors in 32 games at second...returned to first base on May 5...was 4-for-14 (.286) with one home run and nine RBI in the Huskers' five NCAA Tournament games to earn regional all-tournament honors... one of four NU players honored with first-team All-Big 12 Conference awards...earned first-team academic All-Big 12 honors for the third straight year.

1999: Sophomore Season
Fuente became an offensive weapon in 1999 and only a late-season slump and tough competition kept her from garnering all-conference honors...ranked third on the team with a .272 batting average, an improvement of almost 70 points from her freshman year, and a .344 slugging percentage...led the team with eight doubles and tied for second with nine extra-base hits...earned first-team academic All-Big 12 honors for the second straight year...ranked fourth in school single-season history with 413 putouts...led the Huskers for the second straight year with a .987 fielding percentage...started every game but four, which she missed because of a fractured right index finger sufferred in her first at bat of the season against Maryland...ranked second on the squad with a .310 postseason batting average and .355 on-base percentage... went 5-for-12 (.417) at the Big 12 Tournament... had four consecutive multi-hit games March 13-17...batting average fluctuated throughout the season with a .389 average in the first 13 games, .208 average in the next 19 games and .258 mark in the final 20 contests...lone home runs came in the second half of a Texas doubleheader on March 28 in a 2-for-3 performance...hit .309 with runners on base and .229 with the bases empty...went 2-for-3 with the bases loaded making her 6-for-11 (.545) in her career...collected game-winning RBI in seventh against Creighton on March 23.

1998: Freshman Season
Fuente made an immediate impact as a freshman, garnering second-team All-Big 12 honors at first base...shattered the single-season school record with 519 putouts, breaking the old record by 49...led all fielders with a .993 fielding percentage with just four errors...tied for team lead with 11 doubles...slugged five homers, all coming after Big 12 play started...collected a double for NU's only hit and RBI against Texas in the College World Series for the 1-0 win...went 4-for-8 with two doubles in an important doubleheader against Oklahoma to capture the Big 12 title and finish off a 16-0 conference season...made a diving catch against Southwestern Louisiana on March 13 to save NU's 2-1 win...led Big 12 with six doubles and four home runs during league play...went 3-for-3 with three runs batted in against USL on March 12...hit four home runs in eight games from April 11-23...committed no errors in her final 313 chances of the season...hit .500 in eight opportunities with the bases loaded...one of six Huskers to start every game...went 9-for-22 (.409) during six-game hitting streak to close out the Big 12 season.

High School:
An all-around athlete at Union High School, Fuente earned all-state honors in both softball and basketball...a four-year all-conference selection in softball...helped her team to two state tournaments...a three-year all-conference selecton in basketball...most valuable player of Union basketball team after leading team in points and rebounds...named to both Who's Who Among High School Students and Who's Who among High School Athletes...National Honor Society, Rennaissance and honor roll member...played for the Tulsa Eagles...brother Justin Fuente was a starting quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners in 1997.

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Highlights vs. Maryland - 4/26
Highlights vs. South Dakota - 4/23
Highlights vs. Minnesota - 4/21