2006 (Junior): Earned All-Conference USA Second Team honors ... Started all 54 games in center field ... Third in the league in batting average, while also ranking in the top-five in runs, hits and steals ... Led the Lady Tigers with a .358 average ... Her 63 hits tied for fifth in the league, her 40 runs tied with teammate Bridgette McNulty for fourth in the league and her 19 steals ranked fifth in the league ... Both the hit and steal totals led the squad, while the runs scored tied with McNulty for the team lead ... Seventh in the league in on base percentage with a .435 average ... Third on the team in total bases with 67 and second in on base percentage with a .435 average ... Had 19 multi-hit games and seven with at least three hits ... Scored multiple runs in 10 games ... Scored a team season high five runs against Grambling State (2/11) and also had a team season high in hits with five in the game ... Named to the Louisiana Classic All Tournament Team ... Hit 5-for-6 with seven runs scored in a doubleheader with Grambling State (2/28) ... Led the team with a 2-for-3 performance on a pair of singles and a walk in the second game of a doubleheader with UAB (3/11) ... Went 3-for-5 with three singles against UAB (3/12) ... Went 5-for-6 with 6 runs scored and two walks in a doubleheader against Grambling State (3/22) ... A prefect 4-for-4 against UCF (4/15) with a stolen base.
At Chattanooga State Technical Community College: A two-year starter at Chattanooga State where she played centerfield ... Selected to third-team NJCAA All-American squad ... Was a first-team selection on the NJCAA District 7 team ... Led Chattanooga State with a .500 batting average and a .523 on-base percentage as a sophomore ... Second on the team with 56 runs scored in 2005 and led the team with 81 hits in 166 plate appearances ... Drew just six walks and six strikeouts while starting all 51 games ... Helped CSTCC to a 67-8 record and their 12th consecutive Region VII Championship in 2005 ... Ranked fifth in the country as she was successful on 44 of 45 base-stealing attempts ... Also was a two-time All-Eastern Division honoree.
Prep: Was a three-year letterwinner in softball under Coach Clifford Kirk at Soddy Daisy High School ... Helped her 2003 squad to a state championship by going 9-for-13 in the state tournament ... Hit .397 with 37 steals and 50 runs scored as a senior after posting a .513 on-base percentage her junior season ... Named to the Tennessee All-Star Team to participate in the Tennessee/Georgia All-Star Softball Game ... Also selected to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Softball first team as a senior ... Also lettered four years in volleyball ... Named to the TSWA Division I Class AAA second-team All-State Volleyball team in 2002.
Personal: Full name is Cara Elizabeth Stiles ... Daughter of Mike and Cindy Stiles ... Born May 21, 1985 in Chattanooga, Tenn. ... Lists her hobby as indoor rock climbing ... Plans to major in elementary education while at the U of M ... Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for the spring 2006 semester.
AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI 2006 .358 54-54 176 40 63 4 0 0 10