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Courtney Tate

Player Profile

Kings Mountain, N.C.

High School:
Kings Mountain




A key role player in the Upstate system... will see action as a pinch runner while providing depth in the outfield... will again be counted upon to deliver when called upon.

2008: Saw action in 36 games as a pinch runner for the Spartans... scored 11 runs on the season... did not have an at-bat... totaled seven stolen bases in nine attempts on the year... scored a key run in the 8-2 win over Stony Brook (Feb. 23)... added a run in the 5-4 extra-inning win at Charlotte (Feb. 24)... scored a run in three-straight games helping Upstate to wins over UNC Wilmington (March 11) and Coastal Carolina (March 12)... scored a run in the first games of the key sweeps at Jacksonville (April 4) and North Florida (April 5).

High School: A standout outfielder at Kings Mountain High School for Head Coach Suzanne Grayson... helped lead the team to a second-place finish in the 3A state tournament as a senior... earned All-Conference, All-Gaston Gazette, and All-Charlotte Observer-Gaston County selection in 2007... hit .462 with 32 stolen bases as a senior... led Kings Mountain to back-to-back 3A state championships as a sophomore and junior... hit .468 with 24 stolen bases as a junior... named to the All-Gaston Gazette team... She is a three-time All-Conference selection... played summer ball for the Carolina Curve Head Coach Mark Bowen... also a standout in the classroom... was Kings Mountain's valedictorian out of a class of 302... carried a 4.8 GPA... a National Honor Society nominee and was selected as a National Merit Student.

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