8 Heather Nobbe
8 Heather Nobbe
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Merced, Calif.
Previous College: New Mexico State
Position: Infield
Nobbe came on strong for UCSB before suffering a season-ending knee injury against UCLA, starting the first 21 games of the season at shortstop...Despite missing nearly two-thirds of the season, she finished tied for sixth on the team with nine runs batted in, giving her a team fourth-best 0.43 RBI per game average...Finished second on the team, and tops among returnees, averaging 0.14 doubles per game, nabbing a total of three on the season...Banged out 13 hits to average .62 hits per game, placing her third among returnee players.

New Mexico State
Played two seasons with the Aggies, earning First Team All-Sun Belt Conference honors as a sophomore...Named to the NMSU Invitational All-Tournament Team in 2002...Nobbe led the Aggies with a .304 batting average as a freshman...Once named the Sun Belt's Player of the Week...Had a streak of three consecutive games with a homerun in 2001...Made both the Troy Cox and Fresno State Chevrolet Classic All-Tournament Teams as a freshman...Went 4-for-4 with 3 RBI's and 2 runs scored in a game against Western Kentucky, she also hit grand slam in the series which she recalls as her most memorable moment in sports.

High School
Played at Golden Valley High as their shortstop...Nobbe and the Cougars were the C.C.C. League Champions all four years...Twice named to the All-District team...Nobbe was an All-Star game pick four years straight...A four time all-conference selection.

Travel Ball
Played for the Fresno Force Gold, placing fifth at the 1999 ASA Nationals.

Heather J. Nobbe was born February 6, 1982 in Merced, CA...Is a Communication major at UCSB...Hopes to find a career in Public Relations or Fashion Merchandising...Named to the Sun Belt All-Academic Team both seasons at NMSU...Honored as NMSU's Student Athlete of the Month as a freshman...Roots for the Bay Area's San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics...Fan of Mark Moulder...Her favorite movie is "Good Will Hunting"...Enjoys reading the book "One for the Money" and the magazine "W"...Belongs to FCA at UCSB...Likes to watch "Friends," "The Real World" and "The Osbornes"...Has two younger siblings, Aaron and Nicole...Daughter of Glenn and Laurie Nobbe.