Belinda Paine
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lakewood, Calif.

High School:
Millikan HS '05

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R

2008: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION... One of two Aggies to start all 60 games (along with Julie Stauder)... Batted .293 (53-for-181) with 22 runs and 12 RBIs... Led team with 5 triples and 17 stolen bases (tied)... Hit safely in 10 straight games in early March, batting 13-for-32 and raising season average by 46 points... Led team with 12 multi-hit games, including 4-for-4 performance vs. Cal State Northridge (5/9)... Did not commit an error in final 31 games of the season.

2007: Started 56 of 57 games played... Finished 2nd on team with .292 average (54-for-185), scoring 23 runs with 11 RBIs... Team leader in stolen bases, nabbing 13 in 17 attempts... Batted .361 (13-for-36) with runners in scoring position... Had 19 multi-hit games... Hit 4-for-5 vs. Santa Clara during Bronco Classic (3/3)... Went 7-for-16 with 4 runs and 3 steals during NIST (3/23-3/25)... Hit 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs in 2-0 win over Sacramento State (4/10).

2006: ALL-DIVISION I INDEPENDENT SECOND TEAM... ALL-DIV. I INDEPENDENT NEWCOMER TEAM... Led team in batting at .328 (41-for-125)... Started 53 of 54 games played... Shared team lead with 10 multi-hit games... Also tied for Aggie lead with 12 stolen bases (on 15 attempts)... Won back-to-back D-I Independent Newcomer of the Week honors (4/5 and 4/12)... Had at least one SB in five straight games during that two-week reign... Batted 2-for-3 in the opener vs. Pacific (4/1) then 3-for-3 with 3 runs vs. the Tigers the next day (4/2)... Repeated honor on strength third game of UC Riverside series, hitting 2-for-3 with 3B and RBI... Stole 2 bases four times, including both games of Day 2 of NIST (3/12 vs. St. Francis, North Dakota State)... Was 15-for-36 (.417) during final 14 games of season, raising batting average by 31 points.

MILLIKAN HS '05: Captured All-Moore League honors in each of her junior and senior seasons... Added All-Southern Section nod in 2005, helping team win CIF-SS Division III title... Batted .496 in 2005... Twice named to Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team... Played club call for California Desperados in San Juan Capistrano.

PERSONAL: Born in Long Beach, Calif.... Majoring in women's studies... Parents are Joseph Paine and Isabella Filorio... Full name is Belinda Patricia Paine... Previously listed as Trish Paine, but has opted to play under her given first name in 2009... Related to writer/revolutionary Thomas Paine.