Megan Salazar
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Megan  Salazar

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Clovis, Calif.

High School:
Buchanan HS '14

Height:
5-10

Position:
OF

Major:
Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior


10/17/2017

Aggies' quartet earn NFCA academic honors

Castello, Warner, Figueroa, and Jauregui, earn awards from NFCA

06/30/2016

Record 61 Aggies earn Big West All-Academic

UC Davis has 89 honorees in fall, winter and spring combined

06/30/2016

UC Davis places 63 on Big West Academic squads

Conference announces winter and spring teams

04/02/2016

Consecutive shutouts lead to series victory

Softball records its second-ever Big West doubleheader shutout sweep to win first league series of the year

02/27/2016

Peters' heroics lift Aggies in extra innings, 11-10

Aggies rally for win over South Dakota during Aggie Invitational I at La Rue Field

2016: BIG WEST ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE... Named a starter at six positions: right field (12 games), designated player (9), catcher (4), second base, third base and left field (1)... Competed in 36 games... Named a starter on 28 occasions... Posted the third-highest slugging percentage among all Aggies (.350)... Posted the second-highest batting average with runners in scoring position (.321)... Hit four doubles throughout the season... Her first collegiate double took place against South Dakota (2/27)... The following day, against the same team, she hit another two... Her final double was hit at Cal (4/26, Gm. 1)... Recorded her first collegiate home run vs. Santa Clara (2/14).

2015:
NFCA ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR-ATHLETE... Earned five starts and competed in 14 games throughout her first season at UC Davis... Earned her first-ever start when the Aggies faced Cal (2/13) at the Fresno State Kick-Off... Three of her starts took place in right field, another took place in left... Also earned one start at the team's designated player... Collected her first collegiate hit against Fresno State (2/14) in its own tournament... Drove in her first run as an Aggie in that same game... Also recorded a hit when UC Davis visited Sacramento State (4/8)... Set a season high by recording three at-bats vs. Montana (3/31) and at UC Riverside (4/26)... Her first home appearance took place against Causeway rival Sacramento State (3/10).

BUCHANAN HS '14:
Earned four softball letters as her team's outfielder... Received Buchanan High School Scholar-Athlete honors all four years... NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete as a junior and senior... Earned all-league recognition as a sophomore (honorable mention), junior (second team) and senior (first team)... Received the Coach's Award as a senior... Buchanan won a league title in 2011.

PERSONAL: The younger of Lori and Vincent's two children... Older brother Zach attends Arizona State... Her grandfather, Ralph, and father were members of Fresno State's football team; her uncle, Mike, was a member of the Bulldogs' baseball team... Enjoys reading and drinking coffee... Becoming a Division I student-athlete is her greatest personal accomplishment... Placing 5th at the ASA Nationals in Midland, Texas, is her career athletics highlight... The amazing academic programs were the reason she chose to attend UC Davis... Her superstition involves fixing her hair the same way for subsequent contests if she performs well in a game.


2015.118/.118/.34814-5170200012670-0
Year AVG/SLG/OBP GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB-SBA
2016 .263/.350/.344 36-28 80 13 21 4 0 1 10 28 10 24 2-2
Totals .237/.309/.345 50-33 97 13 23 4 0 1 11 30 16 31 2-2