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2011 Softball Roster

Natalie Ysais

Class: JR-2L
Position: C
Height: 5-6
Previous School: Jurupa Valley HS
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.

2011 (JUNIOR)
Appeared in 47 games, while earning 46 starts primarily at the catcher position ... She posted a .246 season average off 30 hits, while slugging .352 for 18 RBIs ... Went 2-3 with two runs scored, an RBI and a walk on February 13 against Murray State ... Had a double and an RBI in a 2-4 effort on February 18 against Florida State ... Earned two RBIs upon being hit twice by pitch on February 25 against Murray State ... Hit a home run on March 4 against Louisville ... Went 2-3 with a double and three RBIs on March 8 against Bowling Green ... Hit an RBI-single on March 18 against North Texas ... Recorded a double in three consecutive games on March 27 and 29 against ULM and Florida Atlantic ... Went 2-3 with an RBI on April 16 against Louisiana ... Hit a grand slam in Sun Belt post-season tournament against FIU on May 12.

Started all 54 at the catcher position and led the team in homeruns (5), RBIs (27), slugging percentage (.419), and on-base percentage (.402) ... Went a perfect three for three with a homerun and three RBIs on March 16 against Evansville ... Drove in three RBIs on a April 6 doubleheader against Louisiana ... Was hit by pitch three time on April 7 against Louisiana ... Combined for five hits, four RBIs, two runs and a double in a conference series on April 17 and 18 with FIU ... Collected two RBIs, two runs, four walks and a homerun in a May 8 doubleheader against WKU ... Blasted a two-run home on May 13 against South Alabama.

Batted .180 in 29 games, including 20 starts, with a .320 on-base percentage ... Ranked fourth on the team with eight RBIs and tied for third with two multiple-RBI games... Recorded first-career hit against the host Pirates at the East Carolina Invitational on February 8 ... Picked up a hit and two RBIs against Purdue at the War Eagle Classic on February 21 ... Collected one hit, one RBI, a double and two walks at Evansville on April 21 ... Recorded a three-game hitting streak from April 22-25 ... Collected a season-high two hits with two runs scored, two RBIs a double and a walk at Tennessee State on April 22 ... Managed a season-high seven putouts against Florida Atlantic on April 25 ... Recorded a hit, RBI and double in two-straight games against Jacksonville State on April 28 ... Went 1-for-3 with her first-career homerun at Western Kentucky on May 2.

Four-year letterwinner for Tony Martinez at Jurupa Valley High School in Mira Loma, Calif. ... Named to All-League team as sophomore, junior and senior ... Named team Rookie of the Year during freshman season after batting .350 ... Honored as team offensive most-valuable player after batting high school career-best .400 during sophomore season and again after her senior year ... Holds school's homerun record for both a single season (8) and career (21). 90 percent of pick-off attempts were successful in high school career ... Named school athlete of the month in May, 2006 ... All-Academic and Honor Roll student.

PERSONAL Natalie Francine Ysais ... Daughter of James and Sylvia Ysais ... Born August 16, 1990 ... Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies.

2010 Game-by-Game Stats
2011 Game-by-Game Stats