Softball Overpowers Utah with Late Offensive Surge
2012 (Junior): Became just the fifth player in Oregon State history to be named to the conference's top squad when she was selected as a member of the All-Pac-12 First Team ... Named to the NFCA Division I All-Pacific Region Second Team ... Finished the season batting a team-leading .344 (64-for-186) and her 41 RBI are eighth all-time in single-season history at Oregon State ... Her 64 hits this season are the most for any OSU player since All-American Cambria Miranda had 66 in 2007 ... Led the team in hits (64), average (.344) and RBI (41) ... Had 21 games with two or more hits and 10 games with at least two RBI ... Posted two hitting streaks of five or more games ... Went 2-for-2 with a double and five RBI in a 9-2 NCAA Regional win over Lehigh on 5/19 ... Notched her 60th hit of the season in a 4-0 win over No. 16 Arizona on 5/11, becoming to first Oregon State player to reach that mark since 2008 ... Had two hits and her sixth stolen base of the season on 5/6 against No. 1 Cal ... Went 2-for-5 with a home run two runs scored and a RBI in a 10-2 win at Utah on 4/27 ... Had two hits and a run scored in the first game of a doubleheader sweep against Portland State on 4/24 ... Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored against No. 9 Washington on 4/21, her fifth three-hit game of the season ... Powered Oregon State to an extra-innings upset of No. 3 Arizona State on 4/10, launching a game-tying solo home run in the seventh and a walk-off two-run job in the ninth ... In three games against No. 14 UCLA had five hits in nine at bats ... Had her second three-hit game of the week after going 3-for-4 in a win over the Bruins on 4/1 ... Launched her first career home run in Pac-12 play, and second of the season, against UCLA on 3/30 ... Hit her third triple of the season in a 5-1 win against Cal State Northridge on 3/28 ... Had her first Pac-12 hit as part of a 3-for-3 effort in a 7-1 win over No. 15 Oregon on 3/25, her third three-hit game of the year ... Hit safely in four of five games at the Long Beach State Invitational ... Had back-to-back 2-for-3 efforts in wins over Pittsburgh and Michigan State ... Notched her fifth multi-RBI game of the season in the Beavers' 3-2 win over Pittsburgh (3/9) ... Was 2-for-4 in wins over Northwestern (5-3) and Cal State Fullerton (5-2) at the DeMarini Invitational ... Launched her first home run in the Orange and Black as part of 13-0 victory over Maine on 2/27 ... Hit Oregon State's first triple of the season against Maine on 2/27 (W, 4-0) ... Went 3-for-3 with two doubles against Iowa State on 2/23 ... Was 6-for-16 at the Campbell/Cartier Classic, including multi-hit efforts against UCSB (2/17) and San Diego (2/18) ... Stole her first base as a Beaver in a 7-2 win over San Diego (2/18) ... Drove in two runs against UCSB on 2/17, her third multi-RBI game of the season ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI against Georgia Tech (2/10) ... Drove in a career-high four runs as part of a 2-for-3 effort against Idaho State on 2/9 (W, 16-3) ... Was 1-for-3 with an RBI and two runs in the season opener against BYU (W, 22-5) ... Started her Oregon State career on a three-game hitting streak, going 5-for-10 with seven RBI and three runs scored.
2011 (Sophomore): Played in all 50 games for the Aggies, starting 49 ... Batted .318 (48-for-151) with four home runs and 24 RBI ... Drew 14 walks and scored 25 runs ... Tallied 65 total bases and was second on the team with a .430 slugging percentage ... Had 17 errors, 62 putouts and 118 assists for a .925 fielding percentage.
2010 (Freshman): Big West Freshman Field Player of the Year (SS) ... First Team All-Big West ... Started in all 55 games as a true freshman, moving from second base to shortstop ... Was second on the team with a .341 batting average and led the team with a .494 slugging percentage ... Recorded 13 doubles, three triples, two home runs, 19 RBI and 81 total bases, to go along with a .411 on base percentage ... Ranked in the top ten of several Big West offensive categories, including doubles (1st), triples (T-2nd), total bases (3rd), hits (5th), batting average (6th), runs scored (6th), slugging percentage (7th) and on base percentage (7th) ... Had 14 multi-hit games on the season ... During conference play had a 10-game hit streak, spanning over four series ... Launched her first collegiate home run vs. Hawai'i (2/26) and another long ball against No. 23 ranked Northwestern (2/28) ... Went 4-for-4 at the plate with two runs scored in a win over Cal State Fullerton (4/24).
ETIWANDA HS Helped lead team to 29-2 record and a Southern Section Championship as a senior ... Team won back-to-back league titles her junior and senior seasons ... A four-time First Team All-Baseline League selection ... Was the Baseline batting champion as a junior with a .565 average and received co-MVP honors in the league ... Also received MVP honor as a senior ... Four-time scholar-athlete ... Club team, the So Cal Explosion Gold, placed fourth at nationals in 2008.
PERSONAL Born in Hollywood, Calif. ... Parents are Alexandra and Eduardo Santana.