10 Lainey DePompa
10 Lainey DePompa
Birth Date: 09/25/1990
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glendale, Calif.
High School: Crescenta Valley HS
Position: Catcher

Started in and played all but one game for the Gauchos…Hit .245 on the season and tallied 17 RBI…Posted six doubles and one home run against Cal State Fullerton (April 2)…Had seven multiple hit games, including consecutive games against Wisconsin (March 12) and UNLV (March 13), in which she went 2-for-3 in both…In that latter game, she hit one double and drove in two runs…She had another double later that day against San Diego…Led the team with seven sacrifice bunts…Posted a .978 fielding percentage behind the plate and caught 12 runners stealing. 

2010: Played in 47 games, starting 44 behind the plate...Batted .190 on the season with 22 hits, six runs, a homer and five RBI...Was second on the team with four doubles...Drew 10 walks, good for third on the team...Posted a .972 fielding percentage and caught 10 runners stealing...Had two hits on three occasions...Went 2-for-4 with two runs in a Mar. 6 win over Samford...Posted three, three-game hitting streaks...Hit an RBI single in the season finale, a 7-5 eight-inning victory over Big West Champion, UC Davis (May 15).

Played and started in 46 games for the Gauchos...Batted .205 on the season...Tallied seven runs and seven RBI...Was second on the team with 13 walks...Led the Big West with seven runners picked-off...Posted a .991 fielding percentage, committing just two errors behind the plate...Had four multiple-hit showings during the season...Went 2-for-3 in the second game of the season against Wichita State (Feb. 6)...In the Feb. 14 win over Long Beach State, she went 1-for-1 with a RBI and a season-high three walks...Was 2-for-3 with a run, a RBI and a walk against Texas Tech (Mar. 6)...Went 2-for-5 with a RBI in the narrow 11-inning loss to Cal Poly (Apr. 5)...Finished the season amidst a season-best three game hitting streak.


Attended Crescenta Valley High School where she played under coach Dan Berry...Posted a .431 batting average with a .627 slugging average...Tallied 16 RBI, 12 runs, five doubles and committed no errors...Was a three-time First Team All-Pacific League selection...Missed the majority of her senior season due to an injury...Four-year Glendale News Press All-Area First Team selection...Named the High Desert Classic Tournament MVP in 2008 after hitting .714 during the tourney...Holds school records for most hits in a game (7) and most pick offs in a game (3)...Helped her team to the CIF quarterfinals in 2006 and the second round in 2005 and 2007...Served as her team captain...Also competed in volleyball...Was a four-year scholar-athlete.


Played for So Cal Sliderz Gold...During the 2008 season she posted a .320 batting average, .560 slugging average, .346 on-base percentage, five doubles, two triples and two home runs...Averaged .710 runners caught stealing.


Lainey Rose DePompa was born on Sept. 25, 1990 in Glendale, Calif....Parents are Ron and Carol DePompa...Has two older sisters, Alyssa and Dena...Is majoring in sociology at UCSB with a minor in sports management...If she didn't play softball, volleyball would be her sport of choice...Favorite athlete is catcher Paul Lo Duca and her favorite team is the LA Lakers...Enjoys watching "Anchorman," "Inglorious Basterds," and "Anapolis"...Says her favorite sports moments are when she contributes by throwing out or picking off players...Favorite television shows are "The Office" and "Tosh.0"...Enjoys reading the works of Chelsea Handler...Favorite aspect of Santa Barbara is the ocean and the people...Lists painting as one of her unique skills...Comes from an athletic family - her grandfather was a boxer nicknamed "Tony the Tiger" and her older sister Dena played softball at Hawai'i and Washington...Superstitions include knocking on wood and always putting her left shin guard on first...Insists that her hair is strawberry blonde, not red. 

At-bats5at Cal Poly4/5/09
Hits215 times4/16/11 - most recent
Runs2five times4/30/11 - most recent
Runs Batted In2three times4/16/11 - most recent
Stolen Bases1vs. Wagner2/8/09
Strikeouts3North Dakota State2/25/10
Walks3vs. Long Beach State2/14/09
2009 .20546-461127231007.21413.2881-1
2010 .190 47-441166224015.25010.2660-0
2011 .24552-52139143460117.30914.3180-0