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Liane Horiuchi
Liane Horiuchi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wahiawa, Hawaii

High School:
Kamehameha

Last College:
Tennessee

Position:
SS

B/T:
R/R



For The Record: Broke own season stolen base record with 43 in 2010, third most in Big Ten history, and set career steals record with 85 ... tied Purdue game record for steals with three twice: at Houston and against Saint Louis ... tied game record for home runs with two against No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette on March 20 ... ranks third in season stolen bases with 42, a then school record in 2009 ... ranked fourth in single-season triples with 6 in 2010.

2010: Third team All-Big Ten at shortstop ... Top 30 candidate for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award ... Academic All-District V and Academic All-Big Ten selection ... started 52 games at shortstop ... ranked third nationally in stolen bases per game (0.83), seventh in triples (6), 11th in triples per game (0.12) and 16th in sacrifice bunts per game (0.29) ... set school season stole base record with 43, third most in Big Ten history ... reached base in 41 of 52 games ... posted a .264 average with a team and league-leading six triples, which ranked fourth all-time on Purdue's season list, and five home runs ... scored a team-leading 42 runs, including one game-tying run and six game-winners ... drove in 22 RBI, including the game winner against Ball State and six in the win over No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette, marking the third most in a game in program history ... tallied multiple hits in nine games and multiple RBI in five contests ... put together a six-game hit streak from Feb. 20 to 28 ... had two perfect days at the plate: a 3-for-3 effort against Buffalo and a 2-for-2 showing vs. No. 1 Washington ... swiped a school game record three bases twice and launched a game-record tying two home runs once ... led the Big Ten in stolen bases and triples, which ranking third in sacrifice bunts (15) and fourth in defensive assists (120) ... in league play, ranked first in triples (2) and third in steals (13) ... received Golden Glove Award at team's postseason banquet.

2009: Second team All-Big Ten at third base ... First team Academic All-District V ... Academic All-Big Ten ... started all 51 games, 35 at third base, 15 at shortstop and one at second base ... paced the team with a .348 average and a perfect 42-for-42 single-season record setting effort on the basepaths ... ranked fourth nationally in hit by pitch per game (0.41), fifth in stolen bases per game (0.82), 33rd in on-base percentage (.500), 44th in triples (4) and 51st in runs per game (0.84) ... reached base via hit, walk or hit by pitch in all but six of Purdue's games ... racked up a team-leading 43 runs, including eight game winners ... posted 23 extra base hits, with 13 doubles, four triples and six home runs ... four triple tally ranks fifth on the Purdue single-season list ... posted multiple hits in 12 contests, including three perfect days at the plate ... went 4-for-4 against Bowling Green (3/26) with four RBI, two runs, a double and a triple ... accounted for multiple RBI in seven games ... drove in 25 RBI including six game winners ... recorded the game-winning run and RBI with a solo home run in the NCAA Regional win vs. No. 19 Louisville ... posted an eight-game hit streak from March 15 to March 28 ... tallied hits in nine straight at-bats from March 21 to 26 ... led the Big Ten in stolen bases, hit by pitch, triples and defensive assists (116) ... ranked second in on-base percentage (.500), fourth in runs and doubles, fifth in slugging percentage (.624), sixth in batting average and seventh in walks ... in conference play, led the league in triples (2) and assists (48), ranked second in stolen bases (10) and hit by pitch (7), fourth in runs (17) and ninth in sacrifice bunts (4).

2008: Redshirted the season after transferring from Tennessee.

Tennessee: played in all six games at the Women's College World Series in 2007, hitting .500 during NCAA Regional action with one stolen base ... hit .238 during Lady Vol career, going 23-29 in stolen bases and posting a .969 fielding percentage ... played in 71 games during sophomore season and amassed a .992 fielding percentage, committing just one error ... hit .199 with two home runs and 12 RBI during sophomore campaign ... saw action in 71 games during freshman season, compiling a .415 on-base percentage ... hit .273 as a freshman with three home runs and 15 RBI en route to SEC All-Freshman honors ... registered first collegiate hit in the Lady Vols' 2006 season opener against Illinois State.

High School: named first team all-state in 2003, 2004, and 2005 at second base ... selected as First Team All-State by the Honolulu Advertiser and Second Team All-State by the Honolulu Star-Bulletin following senior season ... played on three consecutive Interscholastic League of Honolulu (ILH) championship teams (2002-2004) and was a member of 2002 Hawaii State Championship squad that finished undefeated ... led Mililani Prep to first place at ASA Western A Nationals in Oregon in 2005 ... an IHL second-team track standout in the 200 meters in 2004 ... honored as Female Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2005 ... a member of the Principal's List (4.0 GPA) and an honors student.

Personal: full name is Liane Maile Naka Horiuchi ... born on Feb. 19, 1987 ... parents are Lance Horiuchi and Diane Pedro ... has three brothers: Lance, Kekoa and Joseph; and two sisters: Kiane and Kelly ... majoring in chemistry.