Alligator Army Awards: The Albie for Best Female Athlete

Ameera Abdullah, Midfield: The senior was second on the Gators with 25 points this season, with eight goals and nine assists. Abdullah finished her career seventh on the Gators' all-time points list (68 points). She was named a 2008 Soccer America MVP, the first Gator since Abby Wambach in 2001.

Ali Gardner, First Base: As a junior, Gardner led the Gators in batting average (.407), hits (88) and RBIs (55). Playing first base, Gardner was one of three Gators to play in all 75 games for UF. Gardner was named a first team All-American, first team All-SEC and SEC All-Defensive team in 2008.

Corey Hartung, Gymnastics: Registered the Gators' best all-around score in 2008 (39.70 out of 40) and tied or holds the best score in three of four events for 2008. Hartung was an All-American in all-around, balance beam and floor exercise.

Kelly Murphy, Right-Side/Setter: Led the Gators in kills per game (3.22) and percentage (.358). Murphy was considered the top recruit in the nation when she joined UF. She met the expectations that come with that distinction. Murphy was named the 2008 National and SEC Freshman of the Year, the first Gator to earn both honors.

Stacey Nelson, Pitcher: The number that best describes Nelson; 363. That is the number of strikeouts the junior had for the Gators. Finishing the season 47-5 with a 0.75 ERA, Nelson dominated her opponents. She was named a first team All-American and SEC Pitcher of The Year in 2008.

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