- class Senior
- High school Livingston
Kirchner on Dal Pozzo: “Angie had a super season for us last year and we look for her to have similar success this year. She anchors the infield and was a go-to offensively. I look for her to have a great time playing this year.”
2001 – Named second team GTE Academic All-America and Verizon Academic All-District IV… Named NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete… Ranks first all-time at UK in career assists (326)… Is second in program history with eight career home runs… Is third all-time in career hits (157), RBIs (85), doubles (29), triples (9), at-bats (520) and slugging percentage (.438)… Career games played (182), batting average (.302) and runs scored (77) rank fourth all-time at UK… Played in all 61 games, starting 57 at shortstop… Hit .357 to lead the team, the fourth highest single-season average in UK history… Tied with Leslie Kwiatkowski for team lead with 37 runs scored, fourth best in UK history… Had a career-high 66 hits, tying for the fourth-best single-season mark in UK history… Hit six triples, tying the second-best single-season output in UK history… Pounded out seven home runs, the second most in a season in UK history… 40 RBIs ranks third on UK’s single-season list… 110 total bases is third on the UK single-season list… Established UK’s single-season record for slugging percentage (.595)… Was hit by a pitch five times… Had a .420 on-base percentage, the third highest single-season mark in UK history… Set the single-season assists record with 167… Became the first Wildcat to hit for the cycle with four hits, four runs scored and 10 total bases against Akron (3/9/01)… Had an SEC record nine assists vs. Louisville (4/18/01)… Hit .354 against right-handed pitching… Hit .391 with runners on and .366 with runners in scoring position… Was 7-for-8 in stolen bases… Had 18 multi-hit games and 13 multiple RBI games… Had a 10-game hitting streak from Feb. 28-Mar. 13… Voted to the UK Invitational Tournament All-Tournament team… Earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll… Inducted into the Frank G. Ham Society of Character.
2000 – Named second team GTE Academic All-District IV… Played in 59 games, starting 57… Tops the UK all-time single-game lists for hit-by-pitches with two and putouts with 15… Went 2-for-2 with two doubles and two RBIs against Georgia… Scored the game-winning run versus Florida to put the Wildcats up 9-8 in the 7th inning … Hit first-ever home run against Florida… Third on team in assists with 116… Named Academic All-Southeastern Conference.
1999 – Started 62 games… Recorded nine doubles and three triples with 20 RBIs… Ranked fourth on the team in hits (45) and at-bats (175)… Stole nine bases and had seven sacrifice hits… Recorded 10 multiple-hit games… Went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and scored a run in UK’s 7-0 win over Coastal Carolina (3/17/99)… Gave UK a 2-1 lead in the Cats 4-2 upset win against 10th-ranked South Carolina when she scored on a double steal and hit a two-run double to account for the eventual game-deciding runs… Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and scored two runs in UK’s 9-5 win over Morehead State (4/15/99)… Named to the Dean’s List in the fall.
High School – Lettered four years at Livingston High School… Named Most Valuable Player in 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998… Struck out 20 batters in a single high school game… Earned All-Conference honors in 1998… Was a member of All-Area Team in 1998… Represented her senior class as valedictorian.
Personal – Angela Jo Dal Pozzo was born on August 20, 1980… The daughter of Joe and Shirley Dal Pozzo.
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Q&A with Dal Pozzo
Favorite movie: “Goonies”
Favorite band: Natalie Merchant
Favorite type of food: McDonald’s
My favorite sport other than softball is: Basketball
If I could only see one professional sports team play, it would be: Chicago Cubs
My favorite holiday is: Christmas