2003: NFCA ALL-WEST REGION FIRST TEAM... ALL-CCAA FIRST TEAM... Started all 66 games played at first... Batted .309 (58-for-188) with 11 HRs and 37 RBI... Posted 101 total bases en route to .537 slugging average... With 10 doubles, rapped out 21 extra-base hits... Named to NCAA West Regional all-tournament team, highlighted by three-game set vs. Cal St. Bakersfield (5/9-5/11)... Hit 4-for-8 with 2 homers - including a first-inning grand slam in 5/10 win - and 6 RBI vs. Roadrunners... Had 14 multi-hit games, including three 3-for-3 outings... Went 2-for-3 with double, HR and 4 RBI at San Bernardino (2/28), one of three 4-RBI games during the year... Had double and homer with 3 RBI vs. Western Washington (4/6)... Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII second team.
2002: ALL-CCAA SECOND TEAM... Earned such honors at first base, having played 22 of her 38 appearances there... Started 29 games... Finished 2nd on team with .443 slugging average... Went 3-for-3 with 8 RBI at Stanislaus (3/9), highest by any Aggie since Jenny Hall in late 1999... Hit a pair of 3-run homers as part of that onslaught... First career HR was solo shot off Leea Harlan of UC San Diego (2/8)... First career steal came against S.W. Oklahoma State during Leadoff Classic in Texas... Did not commit an error in 135 chances at first.
2001: Appeared in 9 games, starting 3... Went 2-for-3 with run and 2 RBI vs. S.F. State (4/20).
VALHALLA HS '00: Named first-team All-Grossmont South League as a senior... Was selected to second team as a sophomore and junior... Also played two seasons of hoops, helping lead team to a pair of league titles... Best Ted Williams impersonation: hit a home run in her last home at-bat, winning Valhalla's Southern Section playoff.
PERSONAL: Born July 10, 1982 in San Diego, Calif... Biological sciences major... Parents are Eugene & Linda Yale... Competed for Da Bomb ASA club... Sports hero is Tony Gwynn, non-sports hero is Gilda Radner... Would title her autobiography "Stumbling Through Life: How Those Little Trips And Falls Helped Me"... Distant cousin of teammate Michelle Malbon (see Malbon's profile for explanation)... Also related to Elihu Yale, founder of Yale University; and Henry VIII, King of England.