AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
All-Pac-12 Freshman Team...Started 41 games while appearing in 51 in her first season with the Ducks...Saw time in the outfield, third base, second base and as a pinch hitter...Hit .207 with 16 runs and 20 RBIs...The Ducks' top power bench hitter, leading all reserves with five home runs...Made her collegiate debut against Western Michigan (Feb. 7) as a pinch hitter...First career start was in the following game, against Stephen F. Austin (Feb. 8), going 1-for-4 with two runs...Tallied her first career home run against San Jose State (Feb. 9), which was also her first career RBI...Recorded back-to-back home runs against UCLA (April 26 & April 27)...Posted two hits in five different games, including a 2-for-4 performance against Nebraska (May 26) in the Super Regionals..Started all three games against the Cornhuskers at third base.
A L.A. City Section and All-Marine League First-Team Choice as a sophomore, junior and senior, she was also an All-League Second-Team and All-Marine-League choice as a freshman...Helped her team to three Marine League titles (2009-11), a L.A. city section title (2009) and quarterfinal appearance (2012)...As a senior, led the Pirates with a .487 batting average that included three homers, 19 RBI, 12 doubles, three triples, 37 hits and a team-leading 35 runs scored...Also stole 12 bases in 13 attempts, and struck out only twice in 93 plate appearances...Off the diamond, played sweeper for the soccer team, which won three-straight league titles (2009-11).
On the summer club circuit, her Firecrackers team placed second in the 2011 Premier Girls Fastpitch tournament, and took first in the Colorado Fireworks and Canadian Open tournaments in both 2010 and ’11.
Parents are Daniel and Kim Costa...Has two older sisters, Kourtney and Krystal...major is journalism and cinema studies.