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Alexa Peterson
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Alexa Peterson 715577
Position: Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Salem, Ore.
High School: South Salem HS
Club: Northwest Bullets
Experience: 3 Letters

AS A JUNIOR (2013)
NFCA first team All-American...First team all-Pacific Region...First team all-Pac-12...NCAA Regional all-tournament team...First team Academic All-American...First team Academic all-district...Hit.424 while making 56 starts and appearing in 57 total games...Drove in 31 runs to go with 12 doubles, one triple, 12 home runs and 39 RBIs...Slugged a team-best .784 and got on-base at a team-high .527 clip...Ranked in the top-30 of the NCAA in batting average (28th), slugging (24th) and on-base percentage (24th)...Hit a team-best .492 in Pac-12 games, with 22 runs scored, 18 RBIs and seven home runs while starting all 24 league tilts...Of her 56 total starts, 27 came at designated player, 24 were at catcher, 1 was at third and four game in the outfield...She mostly hit sixth in the lineup, slotting there in 36 games...Hit two home runs and drove in a season-high four runs against Arizona on April 14...Ranked third on the team with 16 multi-hit games, including four three-hit games...Had a season-high three hits in four games...Recorded a team-high 22 game on-base streak.

All-World Series tournament team...Second team all-Pacific Region...All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention...Academic All-District...Second team Academic All-Pac-12...Again provided a key bat for the Ducks in the postseason after a consistent season both at and behind the plate...After the team's second-ever trip to Oklahoma City, she was one of two Ducks rewarded with spots on the All-World Series Tournament Team with Samantha Pappas...In the team's three WCWS games, she ranked second overall in hitting (.429-tied) and on-base percentage (.556) among all World Series players, and also paced the Ducks in hits (3-tied) and walks (2)...At season’s end, the team's Most Valuable Player award winner stood second on squad in hit by pitches (3), chances (318) and putouts (300); third in fielding percentage (.984); fourth in game-winning RBI (5); and fifth in batting (.323), total bases (78), RBI (35) and stolen bases (6)...Among her game-winning RBI, the first came at Fresno State, a seventh-inning, two-out single up the middle on a 1-2 pitch...Others came at in the 12-7 finale at No. 14 Stanford (third-inning double) and at Utah (both second-inning singles in 9-0 and 11-1 wins)...Among her 12 multi-hit games, she had a pair of hits in consecutive road games at No. 11 Arizona, No. 14 Stanford and in the Super Regional at #8 Texas...Logged a .984 fielding mark (300 putouts, 13 assists, 5 errors) and threw out seven baserunners.

Second team all-Pacific Region...All-Pac-10 Freshman team...In Pac-10 play, led the team in batting (.356), and ranked second overall in slugging (.525) and on-base percentage (.400), and started 20 of the 21 league tilts behind the plate...On team’s other overall season rankings, stood second on squad in hit by pitches (9), third in runs (31-tied) and batting (.344) and fourth in doubles (6) and multi-hit games (9). In Pac-10 rankings, stood sixth in hit by pitches (9-tied) and fifth in runners picked off (1)...Ranked third all-time for UO in a game with her two home runs in 12-4 win over Nevada, also a team season high...Stood third on team in game-winning RBI (6) with her GW-RBI in wins vs. a pair of NCAA returnees, No. 17 Louisiana-Lafayette and North Carolina, and Ole Miss and Oregon State...Her final game-winner was a sixth-inning double at Penn State to break a scoreless tie in the regional finale...Connected on a season-high three hits twice...The first of those was a two-homer three-RBI game in win over Nevada (2/12)...The other included a pair of doubles in the series finale win against Oregon State, helping the Ducks claim its first Civil War sweep since 1994 and third ever...Lifted Oregon to a 4-2 win in the finale over then-No. 10 Stanford after she went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer, 2 RBI and 2 runs scored in the series finale and helped UO take it first series vs. the Cardinal since 2007...In the non-conference slate, also had an eight-game hitting streak in March...Defensively, she ended with a .982 fielding percentage (362 putouts, 25 assists, 7 errors), and threw out eight opposing runners attempting steals.

As a senior in 2010, the All-Mid Valley League and All-State First-Team shortstop hit .537 with a .875 slugging mark, and had eight doubles, two triples, five home runs, 36 RBI and 36 runs. Her South Salem prep squad advanced to the 2010 6A state playoffs second round and took second in the Central Valley Conference (17-5, 14-4). As a junior, the first-team all-state infielder hit .433 and had .617 slugging, .493 on-base and .933 fielding percentages, and was the All-Conference Player of the Year and a third-time All-Region pick. In 2009, South Salem won the league title and placed third in the state tournament. Was an all-state honorable mention pick at catcher as a sophomore and a second-team choice as a freshman at outfielder, respectively, and her freshman stats were equally impressive (.458, .792 slugging, .563 on-base, .977 fielding).

In club action her senior season, she helped her Northwest Bullets team finish 3-3 in the Premier Girl's Fastpitch Tournament in Huntington Beach, and tied for third and fourth overall, respectively, in home runs (2) and doubles (3) en route to a .714 slugging mark. In the team's first elimination game in the event, she drilled two solo shots and added a third RBI on a single. Her Bullets Gold squad placed fifth nationally in the summer of ’09 and also qualified in '10. In three prior seasons, she played in the national tournament with the Oregon Panthers in the 2005 (12-U), and 2006 and '07 (16-U). Also lettered three seasons in basketball as a post player, and one season in both volleyball at outside hitter and water polo at goalie. Off the field, the class valedictorian was an all-state academic team pick, National Honor Society and Student Council member.

Communication Disorders and Sciences major...Parents are Steve and Tammy and has one younger sister, Madelynn.

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