Brooke Yanez
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Brooke  Yanez

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Ventura, Calif.

High School:
Buena HS '17

Height:
5-7

Position:
P/IF

Experience:
HS

Major:
Animal Science


05/17/2018

Yanez adds NFCA all-region honors to mantel

Freshman becomes the Aggies' third Division I all-region honoree

05/15/2018

Yanez named top freshman pitcher; four Aggies honored

Yanez and Alyse Rojas named to first team & all-freshman squad; Kibby and Leon earn honorable mention

05/12/2018

Aggies wrap up winning season with twinbill sweep

UC Davis finishes 2018 with most wins of any team in its Division I history

05/11/2018

Bats held in check as Aggies fall in series opener

UC Davis closes out the regular season with a doubleheader against Hawai'i on Saturday at Noon

05/10/2018

Aggies host Rainbow Wahine in regular season finale

Senior Ashley Lotoszynski honored on 'Senior Day' following Saturday's final out

HONORS & AWARDS
• 2018 NFCA All-Pacific Region Second Team
• 2018 NFCA National Freshman of the Year Initial Watch List (25 players)
• 2018 Big West Conference Freshman Pitcher of the Year
• 2018 All-Big West Conference First Team
• 2018 Big West Conference All-Freshman Team
• Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 12, 2018; Feb. 19, 2018; May 7, 2018)

2018: Appeared in 35 games overall, 29 of those in the circle... Made 26 starts as a pitcher, finishing 15-11 overall with a 1.75 ERA, striking out 190 in 187.2 innings... Finished with 23 complete games and three shutouts... Opponents hit just .184 against her on the year... Became only the third Aggie to earn all-region honors at the Division I level along with Alex Holmes (2010) and Justine Vela (2012), and joined Vela as the only Aggies to be named the Big West Freshman Pitcher of the Year... Set a program Division I single-season record with her 1.75 ERA (the lowest since Amy Rosson's 0.86 ERA in 2004), and ranks among the program's top 10 in its Division I history in average against (2nd), strikeouts per seven innings (7.09 - 4th), wins (t4th), complete games (2nd), innings pitched (4th), strikeouts (4th)... Became the first freshman in league history to win three Big West Pitcher of the Week awards since 2015... Her 15 strikeouts against Utah State were a career high and the most for an Aggie since Justine Vela struck out the same number against Santa Clara in 2012... Threw all 12 innings against nationally ranked Long Beach State on May 5 to break Leah Munden's Division I single-game record of 10.2 set in 2015... Tossed a pair of one-hitters in complete-game victories over Fresno State (Feb. 16) -- which was receiving votes in the national polls -- and nationally ranked Oklahoma State (Feb. 24)... Struck out double digits six times, including 11 and 10 in back-to-back starts to begin the season against South Dakota and San Diego State en route to her first Big West Pitcher of the Week honor... Added 12 strikeouts against the Cowgirls, 11 against Valparaiso (March 11), and 11 against CSUN (March 31)... Went 36 consecutive innings (seven appearances) without allowing an earned run and had a scoreless innings streak of 18.2 innings during that stretch... Ranked among the top 10 in the Big West in appearances (10th), starts (5th), wins (4th), complete games (1st), shutouts (9th), innings (3rd), strikeouts (2nd), strikeouts per game (2nd), average against (3rd), ERA (2nd)... At the plate, she hit .226 with four doubles and six RBI, collecting her first career hit against California on Feb. 14... Drove in her first career run against San Diego State with a sacrifice fly in the ninth to win the game... Added a career-high two hits against UC Riverside on April 21, driving in two runs, while also driving in a pair against Cal State Fullerton on April 28... Finished with two hits against nationally ranked Long Beach State on May 5... Her first career extra-base hit was a double against the Highlanders in the series finale on April 22.

BUENA HS '17
First-team All-Channel League selection as a freshman, striking out 100 in 88 innings pitched, while batting .267… Hit .367 as a sophomore and struck out 106 in 93 innings en route to a second first-team all-league honor… As a junior, batted .316 while striking out 163 batters in 105 innings in the circle, earning first-team all-league honors, first-team All-Ventura County laurels, and the team's "Silver Slugger" award, while helping the Bulldogs to a share of the Channel League title… As a senior, led the Bulldogs to the Channel League title, earning league MVP honors after batting .397 with 11 home runs and 33 RBI, striking out 214 in 121 innings to go with a 19-0 record and 0.58 ERA… Named the Ventura County Star's All-County Player of the Year, a CalHi Softball All-State first teamer, and the CIF Division IV Player of the Year in her final prep season, one that included an 18-strikeout perfect game against Dos Pueblos HS… Named MVP of the 2017 Susan Manlett Tournament and the Thousand Oaks Tournament while helping the Bulldogs to a pair of titles.

PERSONAL
Parents are Brian and Camille… Has an older sister, Aleesa, and a twin brother, Brian… Her grandfather, John Grove, played baseball with the Milwaukee Brewers organization… Her cousin is UFC fighter Kendall "Da Spyder" Grove.

Year AVG/SLG/OBP GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB-SBA
2018 .226/.302/.222 35-32 53 0 12 4 0 0 6 16 0 14 0-0
Totals .226/.302/.222 35-32 53 0 12 4 0 0 6 16 0 14 0-0

Year W L S ERA GP-GS CG SHO IP H R ER BB SO
2018 15 11 0 1.75 29-26 23 3/0 187.2 122 56 47 66 190
Totals 15 11 0 1.75 29-26 23 3/0 187.2 122 56 47 66 190