Deanna Menapace
Deanna  Menapace


Livermore, Calif.

High School:
Livermore HS '05





Marathon effort nets Yanez Big West weekly honors

Freshman animal science major earns her third conference award of the year


Hot-hitting Alyse Rojas earns Big West weekly honors

Freshman ranks among the top 10 in the league in six different categories


Stellar debut nets Aggie hurler weekly Big West honors

Freshman Brooke Yanez goes 2-0 and strikes out 21 to claim first award of 2018

2008: Captured CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII second-team and Big West Academic All-Conference honors... Played in all 60 games, starting all but one... Batted .266 (42-for-158) with team-high 10 doubles and 33 RBIs... Added 23 walks and 4 HBP for .371 on-base average... Became program's first Big West Conference Player of the Week on 3/10, batting .368 with 12 RBIs in seven-game stretch... Immediately followed that honor with 2-for-3, double, homer and 2 RBI vs. Nevad (3/13)... Had seven multi-hit games and team-best seven multi-RBI contests.

2007: ALL-DIV. I INDEPENDENT FIRST TEAM... Made CoSIDA Academic All-District first team... Also on D-I Independent All-Academic squad... Started all 59 games, mostly at catcher... Led team in batting at .315 (51-for-162)... Also led Aggies in numerous offensive categories, including runs (28), doubles (tied, 10), home runs (10), total bases (91), slugging (.562) and on-base average (.415)... Finished 2nd on team with 27 RBIs... Earned D-I Independent Player of the Week for April 3, pounding two homers in three-game set with Pacific (3/31-4/1)... Had 12 multi-hit games, including 3-for-3 with 2 doubles and a homer at Nevada (4/18)... Hit 2-for-3 with double, homer and 3 RBIs vs. Charlotte at Santa Clara Bronco Classic (3/3)... Hit .339 (19-for-56) with 11 runs and 15 walks against Big West Conference teams... Defensively, threw out 13 of 40 attempted base-stealers... Had 4 assists at Santa Clara (3/3) to go with 3 runs and 3 RBIs at the plate.

2006: Played in 40 games, starting 30... Batted 14-for-83 (.169) with 3 doubles, 2 homers... Hit first collegiate HR off UTEP's Meagan Teal in 6th inning of 6-5 comeback win in UNLV Desert Classic (2/17)... Went 2-for-3 with double vs. St. Francis (3/10)... Hit 2-run blast against Long Beach State (5/6)

LIVERMORE HS '05: Earned first-team All-State honors by Cal-Hi Sports as a senior... Batted .485 with .675 on-base average that year, adding 7 doubles, 3 triples and 5 homers... Posted fielding percentage of .998 as a catcher... Selected to All-Contra Costa Times team for a third straight year in 2005, and appeared on that newspaper's Top 100 Athletes roster for a second time... Honored by Alameda News Group as Female Athlete of the Year as a senior and on "Best of the Best" squad as a junior and senior... Made Cal-Hi's All-State Underclassmen team in 2004... Played ASA ball for Runnin' Rebels Gold in Stockton, serving as team captain... Graduated No. 1 in a class of 416, earning nod as valedictorian... Also accomplished in her school's orchestra at first violin... Earned Governor's Scholarship for scoring among state's top five percent on the SAT-9.

PERSONAL: Born in Cheyenne, Wyo.... Majoring in neurobiology, physiology & behavior (NPB)... Parents are Joseph & Lisa Menapace... Older brother, Joseph, Jr., graduated from UC Davis in 2008.