On Tweedy: Has improved each year in the program ... covers a lot of ground in the field and is quick on the basepaths ... will start in left field ... hits from the left side and has the ability to slap ... .279 career batting average is seventh-best in Terrapin history.
As a Junior in 2004: One of three Terrapins to start all 60 games ... career batting average ofo .279 ranks sixth all-time ... had five multi-hit games ... stole six bases for the sixth-best total on the team ... 25 runs scored was third-best among teammates ... a member of the Maryland's 2003-04 Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll and the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... scored Terps' run in a 3-1 loss to No. 13 Alabama (May 8) ... was 2-for-2 and scored a run vs. Towson (April 29) ... had an RBI double and a run scored against Virginia (April 25) ... had a 3-for-4 day at the plate against St. Francis (April 15) and scored two runs ... helped Terps get past Georgia State (March 12) with two hits and a run ... had an all-around effort vs. Stony Brook (Feb. 29) with three hits, two RBI, a run and a stolen base ... drove in a run and scored two against Rhode Island (Feb. 21) ... went 2-for-3 and scored two runs vs. Temple (Feb. 21).
As a Sophomore in 2003: Led Maryland starters with a .325 batting average ... 18 runs scored tied for fifth-best among teammates ... collected eight multi-hit games during the season ... a member of Maryland's 2002-03 Intercollegiate Athletics Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll ... scored two runs and had two hits in a twinbill against Maryland-Eastern Shore (May 1) ... went 4-for-6 with a run scored and an RBI against Towson (April 30) ... pieced together three hits in a doubleheader vs. George Washington (April 29) ... scored two runs and knocked a triple against Morgan State (April 23) ... went 3-for-6 and scored two runs in a doubleheader sweep of George Mason (April 2) ... drove in a career-high four runs against Hofstra (March 29) ... went 2-for-2 and drove in a run against Tennessee Tech (March 23).
As a Freshman in 2002: Appeared in 35 games and started seven ... one of Maryland's top late-inning baserunners ... led newcomers with 11 runs scored ... possessed perfect fielding percentage in the outfield ... crossed the plate twice against ACC opponents ... went 2-for-4 with a run scored and a RBI against Siena in the George Mason Spring Clash (March 30).
Before Maryland: Captained the softball, track and volleyball teams at Hayfield Secondary ... named first team All-Met by the Washington Post and her team's MVP as a junior and a senior ... a first team all-district and all-region selection in 2001 ... received the coach's award in track after her final season.
Personal: Daughter of Sharon and Lyle Tweedy ... has one brother, Kaleef ... a member of the National Honor Society, the Interact Club, the Host/Hostess Club and the S.T.A.R. Tutoring program ... double majoring in psychology and criminal justice ... serving as the Student Athletic Advisory Council (SAAC) softball team representative ... also serves as the ACC's softball rep for the SAAC.
Tweedy at the plate... Year G-GS Avg. AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB 2002 35-7 .125 16 11 2 0 0 0 1 0-0 2003 40-34 .325 80 18 26 1 2 0 9 5-5 2004 60-60 .271 166 25 45 3 0 0 7 6-7 Total 135-101 .279 262 54 73 4 2 0 17 11-12