LBSU improved to 3-2 on the season after a split decision at the Easton Desert Classic.
Sandoval hits homerun as 49ers defeat Roadrunners 5-1.
The 49ers open the season at the Stacy Winsberg Memorial Tournament
The defending Big West champs return nine starters including six that earned all-conference honors
Leilani Tupua-Tautalatasi had a walk-off double in the win over LIU Brooklyn
2012: Selected to All-Big West First Team... Selected for Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-West Region Second Team... Finished the season batting .319 with a .361 slugging percentage... Hit two triples and three doubles in 166 at-bats and scored 24 runs...Had 15 multi-hit games with her best games against Maine (Feb. 29) where she went 3-for-4 and scored two runs, and against Pacific (May 11) where she scored two runs and had two RBIs...Only committed five errors in the season and had 84 put-outs
Junior College: Played two seasons at Mt. SAC where she was named All-SoCal and first-team All-South Coast Conference as a sophomore after leading team to South Coast Conference and regional championships ... Also named to the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Team, and earned all-tournament honors at the junior college state tournament ... Hit .450 with 16 RBI, while setting a record at Mt. SAC with 31 stolen bases ... Also had a .468 on-base percentage and a .507 slugging percentage ... Scored 43 runs, while finishing with six doubles and one triple ... As a freshman, led Mt. SAC to South Coast Conference and regional championships ... Named first-team all-conference after batting .437 with eight RBI and 22 stolen bases ... Also scored 34 runs ... Junior college coach was Kelly Ford.
High School: A three-year letter winner at California High School in Whittier, Calif. ... Earned first-team All-Del Rio League honors all three years, while being named first-team all-area twice and second-team all-area once ... As a junior in 2006, led team to a Del Rio League championship while being named All-CIF, team MVP and Best Offensive Player ... Hit .427 with a .510 on-base percentage and a .561 slugging percentage ... As a sophomore, helped team to a Del Rio League championship while being named the Best Offensive Player ... Batted .563 with a .690 slugging percentage and a .576 on-base percentage ... As a freshman, helped team to Del Rio League championship while being named the Best Offensive Player and Most Motivational ... Batted .545 ... High school coach was Jim Kruse.
Personal: Has two children, Ezekiel (4), and Matixx (2) ... Played club ball with Gordon's Panthers 16U and 18 Gold ... Finished third at the 16U Nationals in 2003 and fifth with the SoCal Athletics 18 Gold 2005 and 2006 Nationals .. A member of the Dean's List and President's List at Mt. SAC.