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Valerie Quiroga

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Clearbrook HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
C

Experience:
2L

Valerie Quiroga

2010: Saw action in 25 games, making 11 starts at catcher and designated player ... Batted .289 on the year with 13 hits in 45 at bats ... Had one double and three home runs ... Scored four runs while registering 11 RBI ... Had a career-high three RBI in a loss to Stephen F. Austin and a win over McNeese State ... Hit home runs against McNeese State, New Mexico State and Grambling State ... Had multi-hit games against McNeese State and Fresno State ... Threw out 3-of-8 base stealers from behind the plate ...

2009: Saw action in 25 games, making 16 starts at catcher or designated player ... Recorded seven hits in 53 at bats for a .132 average ... Totaled two doubles and one RBI ... Scored two runs ... Registered her first collegiate hit in a win over UL-Monroe Feb. 28 ... Recorded her first collegiate RBI in a win over Southeastern Louisiana March 4 ... Had a career-high two hits, including her first career double, in a loss to No. 25 Nevada April 4 ...

High School: Lettered four years for coach Ashley Pillow and coach Candice Turnbo at Clear Brook High School in Texas ... Played catcher, third base and first base for the Wolverines of District 24-5A ... Named first team all-district as a junior and second team as a senior ... Named team MVP and Ms. Wolverine as voted on by her teammates ... Named offensive player of the year on the team as a junior ... Played travel ball for coach Ken Glass and the Texas Eclipse Gold 18u ...

Personal: Full name is Valerie Sue Quiroga ... Daughter of Alberto and Maria Quiroga and Nelson and Lisa Luis ... Has two brothers, Alberto and Alex, and one sister, Stephanie ... Majoring in sociology ... Born January 15, 1990, in San Diego, California.