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Tuesday, February 22, 2011
San Diego States Womens Softball Justeen Maeva
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Mira Mesa HS
Last College: Cal State Bakersfield
A true clean-up hitter, something the Aztecs have been lacking in recent years ... Also hits at a high average ... In two years of Division I ball, is hitting .357 with eight home runs, 67 RBIs, a .507 slugging percentage and .425 on-base percentage in 300 at-bats ... Aggressive on the basepaths ... Almost always makes contact and rarely strikes out ... Owns a good glove at first base.
* 2010 All-Mountain West Conference Team
* 2009 All-Independent Team
2010 SEASON - SOPHOMORE SDSU Single-Season Rankings: 4th in RBIs (36), T-4th in sacrifice flies (3), 5th in slugging percentage (.536), 7th in OPS percentage (.949), T-9th in home runs (4)
Named a 2010 all-Mountain West Conference selection ... Transfer from Cal State Bakersfield who started all 46 games played in and each of the final 46 for San Diego State ... Ranked fourth in single-season school history in RBIs (36), tied for fourth in sacrifice flies (3), fifth in slugging percentage (.536), seventh in OPS percentage and tied for ninth in home runs (4) ... To show her importance to the team, she batted .400 (38-for-95) with 31 RBIs in the 30 games she played in that SDSU won ... In comparison, she is hit .279 (12-for-43) with five RBIs in the Aztecs' 16 losses ... Led the squad with six game-winning RBIs and nine multi-RBI games ... Hit a team-high .387 (12-for-31) with five RBIs over the team's final stretch run (10 games) ... Went 11-for-21 (.524) over a season-long seven-game hitting streak from May 1-14 ... Missed the first four games of the season, but had at least one hit in her next four, going 5-for-12 with six RBIs ... Made her debut against Oregon on Feb. 13 and went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a walk ... Had a three-run homer and a walk against UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 18 ... Singled twice, drove in two runs and drew a walk the following day versus Western Kentucky ... Singled and drew two walks against Cal State Northridge on Feb. 24 ... Had her first three-hit game at SDSU vs. Fordham on Feb. 25, going 3-for-3 with a homer and all three RBIs in the Aztecs' 3-1 win ... Hit another solo home run and had a walk versus No. 24/19 Texas A&M on Feb. 16 ... Went 6-for-10 (.600) at the San Diego Classic I, including a three-hit game with two doubles and two RBIs against No. 22/21 Fresno State on March 6 ... Had another three-hit game against Buffalo with two RBIs on March 10 ... Was 2-for-4 with four RBIs and a triple against Kansas on March 19 ... Doubled, tripled and drove in both SDSU runs in a 3-2 loss at San Diego on April 2 ... Had a double and a sacrifice fly the following day in her only two plate appearances vs. the Toreros ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored against Colorado State on April 11 ... Was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs at UNLV on April 17 ... Reached twice (single, hit by pitch) against UNLV on May 1 ... Had one of SDSU's two hits in a 2-1 loss to Brigham Young on May 6 ... Went 2-for-3 in the win against Utah the following day ... Started the May 8 game versus the Utes at first base, her first start there since March 20 ... Went 1-for-3 in the 1-0 SDSU win ... Was 2-for-3 with an RBI single and a run scored at Colorado State (May 13) ... Had three hits, including a double, and an RBI at New Mexico on May 14 ... Had her third straight game with an RBI on May 15 against the Lobos with a sacrifice fly ... The Aztecs were 19-4 when she drove in a run.
2009 SEASON - CAL STATE BAKERSFIELD
Named a second-team all-Independent team selection, helping Cal State Bakersfield to a 28-23 record ... Against opponents SDSU played last season, she hit .435 (27-for-62) over 20 games with 17 RBI, eight runs, five doubles and two home runs ... Hit .352 in her first collegiate season, tying for the team lead in home runs (4) and RBI (31) ... Led the Independent ranks with 350 putouts, 369 total chances and 15 double plays, while her .986 field percentage toppled all players with at least 200 chances ... Was fifth among all Independent batters in hits (57), sixth in total bases (78) and walks (21) and eighth in RBI., while owning a .435 on-base percentage ... Began her collegiate career with a 14-game hitting streak.
HIGH SCHOOL - MIRA MESA
Led nearby Mira Mesa High School to a pair of Eastern League titles and two CIF San Diego Section Div. I championship game appearances ... Hit .382 with a team-high four home runs while earning all-CIF San Diego Section Div. I and San Diego Union-Tribune All-Area recognition ... Was a four-time all-Eastern League and three-time All-CIF honoree ... Earned team MVP honors as a senior ... Led her travel ball team, the California Cruisers, to a seventh-place national finish in 2008 and a ninth-place finish in 2007 ... Also lettered in volleyball.
Justeen Maeva was born Nov. 6, 1990, in San Diego, Calif. ... Daughter of Douglas Maeva ... Undecided on a major.