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2012 Softball Roster

Natalie Ysais

Class: SR
Position: C
Height: 5-5
Previous School: Jurupa Valley HS
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.

2012 (SENIOR)
Started 47 games in 48 appearances at catcher and designated player in 2012 ... Led team with 16 walks and three sacrifice flies ... Placed second on the squad with 25 RBIs and 121 putouts ... Tallied eight multi-hit games ... Notched four multi-RBI games including knocking in season-high three runs against UT-Martin on April 25 ... Logged three multi-run games ... Recorded at least one hit in 16 of 19 games during stretch from mid-March to mid-April ... Equaled career-high with two walks on Feb. 26 against College of Charleston ... Completed season ranking in top-10 in single-season school history chart in home runs (6) and sacrifice flies (3) ... Capped career ranking first in school history with 37 career hit-by-pitches ... Closed career in top-10 of school’s career-records list in home runs (14), RBIs (78), on-base percentage (.380), walks (57), putouts (660) and sacrifice flies (6).

2011 (JUNIOR)
Appeared in 47 games, while earning 46 starts primarily at the catcher position ... Posted a .246 season average with 30 hits, while slugging .352 and recording 18 RBIs ... Went 2-3 with two runs scored, an RBI and a walk on Feb. 13 against Murray State ... Had a double and an RBI in a 2-4 effort on Feb. 18 against Florida State ... Earned two RBIs upon being hit twice by pitch on Feb. 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 from March 27-29 against ULM and Florida Atlantic ... Went 2-3 with an RBI on April 16 against Louisiana ... Hit a grand slam in Sun Belt postseason 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 3-3 with a home run and three RBIs on March 16 against Evansville ... Drove in three RBIs in an 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 17-18 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 Feb. 8 ... Picked up a hit and two RBIs against Purdue at the War Eagle Classic on Feb. 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 home run 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 a 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 home run 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.

Natalie Francine Ysais ... Daughter of James and Sylvia Ysais ... Born Aug. 16, 1990 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

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