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.