Beltran Slugs Three-Run Homer as No. 24 Softball Battles Stanford
OREGON STATE 2012 (Junior): Had a career year in 2012, batting .294 with eight home runs and 33 RBI ... Was second on the team in home runs (8) and tied for second in RBI (33) ... Broke her own single-season Oregon State record, and finished tied for 15th in the nation, with 19 HBP ... Finished third on the team with 14 multi-hit games and had eight multi-RBI games ... Was second on the team in slugging (.497) and fourth in on-base percentage (.401) ... Her 76 total bases placed third on the squad ... Had two RBI as part of a 1-for-3 effort in her postseason debut against No. 25 Tulsa at the NCAA Regional in Norman, Okla. on 5/18 ... Was 2-for-4 with a home run against Lehigh on 5/19 (W, 9-2) ... Went 3-for-6 with a double, run and RBI in the Beavers' series at No. 16 Arizona from 5/10-12 ... Hit her seventh home run of the season as part of a 2-for-3 effort in a 10-2 victory over Utah on 4/27 ... Set the school record for single-season HBP when in the same game when she was plunked for the 15th time ... Went 1-for-2 in game two of a doubleheader sweep against Portland State on 4/24 ... Had a RBI in two of three games against No. 9 Washington from 4/20-22 ... Smacked her sixth home run of the season as part of a 2-for-4 effort against Stanford on 4/13 ... Drove in a run in the Beavers' upset of No. 3 Arizona State on 4/10 ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in a 7-1 trouncing of No. 15 Oregon on 3/26 ... Had her second three-game hitting streak of the season in the first three games of the LBSU Invitational (3/8-9) ... from Was 2-for-4 with a double and RBI in a win over Cal State Fullerton on 3/3 ... Went 1-for-2 with 2 RBI against Michigan State (W, 11-6) ... Smacked her fourth home run of the year as part of a 2-for-2 effort against Maine on 2/27 (W, 13-0) ... Was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in a 5-4 win over Iowa State on 2/23 ... Launched her third home run of the season as part of a 2-for-3 effort against San Diego State on 2/17 ... Was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in an 11-3 victory against No. 20 Nebraska on 2/11 ... Hit a game-tying two-run home run in the fifth inning as part of a 2-for-3 effort against McNeese State on 2/10 ... Drove in two runs against Idaho State on 2/9 (W, 16-3) ... Set a career-high with three runs scored in a 22-5 win over BYU on 2/9 ... Went 2-for-3 against the Cougars, including hitting the second of back-to-back home runs with Erin Guzy in the Beavers' 16-run second inning.
2011 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in all 47 games in 2011, starting 46 at third base ... Ended with 28 hits in 113 at bats ... Led the team in on-base percentage (.411) ... Finished second on the squad in batting average (.248) and tied for third in hits ... Was hit by a pitch 14 times, which placed her third in the Pac-10 ... Tied for third on the team with 14 RBI, was fifth in total bases (33) and third in both sacrifice bunts (5) and walks (18) ... Started her Oregon State career with hits in each of her first four at bats ... Went 3-for-3 with four RBI in an 8-0 win over Western Michigan at the Kajikawa Classic on 2/11 ... Was a perfect 2-for-2 with two RBI on 3/6 against Cal State Fullerton at the CSUF DeMarini Invitational ... Had two hits in three at bats in a 4-3 victory in eight innings over Portland State at the Husky Softball Classic on 3/22 ... Went 2-for-2 against No. 7 California on 5/6 ... Had five multiple-hit games and three multiple-RBI contests ... Hit her only home run of the season against Cal State Fullerton on 3/6.
SACRAMENTO STATE 2010 (Sophomore): Played and started in 13 games ... Finished with a .462 batting average, knocking 18 hits in 39 total at bats ... Had one home run, two doubles and drove in 10 runs ... Ended with a slugging percentage of .590 and an on-base percentage of .523.
2009 (Freshman): Started 49 games, including 47 starts at shortstop and twice at designated player ... Named First Team All-Pacific Region ... First freshman to be named to the first team all-region in Sacramento State's Div. I history (1990-pres.) ... A unanimous choice as the Pacific Coast Softball Conference's Freshman of the Year, becoming the first Hornet to receive the honor since Sacramento State joined the league in 2003 ... A First Team All-PCSC selection after completing one of the best freshman offensive seasons in school history ... Finished with a .413 batting average, 23 runs, 62 hits, 14 doubles, seven home runs, 36 RBIs, a .660 slugging percentage and a .470 on-base percentage ... Beltran's .413 average is the second highest in Sacramento State Div. I history, her average was 32 points better than any other player in the PCSC and tied for the 35th best mark in the nation ... Led the Hornets in hits, total bases (99), multiple-hit games (20) and slugging percentage while striking out just once every 13.6 at-bats ... Beltran's seven home runs and .413 batting average were the highest numbers ever posted by a Sacramento State freshman ... Delivered victories with walk-off hits against both Colorado State and Santa Clara.
AGOURA HIGH SCHOOL A 2008 graduate of Agoura High School in California ... Played four years of varsity softball and two years of varsity soccer ... In softball, she was a three-time All-Marmonte League selection, including being named to the first team during her junior and senior seasons ... As a junior, she batted .381 with a .506 on-base percentage and a .714 slugging percentage while finishing among the top five league leaders in five different categories, that included first in the league in doubles and walks ... As a team captain in her senior year, she batted .366 with a .494 on-base percentage ... Led or was tied for the team lead in RBI during both her junior and senior seasons ... Was a starting freshman for the Chargers' first league-championship winning soccer team in 2006.
PERSONAL Daughter of David and Sylvia Beltran ... Has one older brother, James ... Biggest athletic thrill to date was hitting a walk-off home run in the 16 nationals to advance in the tournament ... Chose Oregon State because of the "education, coaches and the opportunity to play in the Pac-10."