4 - Jami Trinidad
Jami Trinidad
Born: 02/27/1981
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Norwalk, Calif.
High School: St. Paul HS
Position: Catcher/First Base
2003: The Gauchos' team leader on the field will be in the starting lineup in any number of positions...Her poise and strength at the plate make her UCSB's top offensive threat, needing just seven RBI to move into second on UCSB's all-time list...2002: The catcher/first-baseman did not disappoint, leading the Gauchos in seven offensive and one defensive category...One of three players to start all 63 games, Trinidad was named Second Team NFCA All-West Region and Second Team All-Big West...Proved to be UCSB's most productive hitter, driving in the sixth most RBI's in the Big West, 37, falling just one ribbie short of tying Santa Barbara's single season record...She set a new school record, leading the Big West with 36 walks...Her most impressive stats were her team-leading .418 on-base percentage, the conference's third highest, and .477 slugging percentage...She ended the season eighth in the Big West with seven homeruns, tying as the sixth best performance in UCSB history...Held an impressive .983 fielding percentage, committing just sixth errors in 344 chances, with a team-high 305 putouts...Caught 10 potential base-stealers in 15 attempts in Big West play, throwing out a total of 19 in 40 attempts for the season...Had a 1.000 fielding percentage as a catcher...She did her best work with her back against the wall, leading the team with 18 two out-RBI's and a .318 two out batting average...Hit .300 with runners in scoring position and an even more impressive .375 with the bases loaded, both were the second-best on the team...Averaged .57 walks and .59 RBI's per game...Tied for the team lead with seven multi-RBI games, including a team season-high four RBI's in the Gauchos' narrow 7-6 loss to Cal State Fullerton (5/4)...Went 3-for-3 twice, once against UNLV (3/2) and once against Cal Poly (4/6)...Went 5-for-9 with three runs in the series with Cal Poly (4/6 & 4/7)...Her career marks of 52 runs, 81 RBI, 22 doubles and 11 homeruns all rank amongst UCSB's top ten...2001: Trinidad proved to be one the Gauchos top offensive threats, by either leading or following up a close second in nine offensive categories (Avg., AB, H, RBI, 2B, SB %, BB, TB) and finishing in the top five of five others...Led the Gauchos with 18 base on balls and 1.000 stolen base percentage (tie)...Rounded 50 totals bases in 142 at bats with six doubles and a pair of homeruns...Drove in 19 runs and scored 10 herself behind a .268 batting average...Produced two three hit performances in games against Pacific (3/16) and Centenary (2/17)...In the win over Centenary, Trinidad knocked three hits, including two doubles, driving in five runs to tie herself for the Gauchos season high...Behind the plate she threw out four of twelve potential base bandits, conversely she swiped four of her own in four attempts...Trinidad's 38 hits, second on the team, helped her tie for the Gauchos team leading five multi-RBI performances...2000: Played in 48 games, starting 47...Hit .254 with 36 hits and 25 RBI...High School: Played for Jim Mauer at St. Paul HS...A four-time First Team All-Del Rey League selection...Also twice named All-CIF and was the `99 Whittier Daily News Player of the Year...Hit .406 as a senior...Holds the Swordsmen's record with five big flies in one season...Led St. Paul to `97 and `99 Del Rey League titles...Hit a three-run job in her final high school at-bat...A St. Paul High School scholar athlete...Travel Ball: Played for Southern California Belles...Personal: Jami Corinne Trinidad was born February 27, 1981 in Lakewood, CA....Is a Sociology major at UCSB with a History minor...Aspires to become a teacher with the ultimate goal of becoming a college professor...Recognized by UCSB as a Scholar Athlete...Belongs to UCSB's FCA...Is a fan of the Anaheim Angels and the San Francisco 49ers...Favorite flicks are "Dirty Dancing," "Bull Durham" and "Field of Dreams"...Must see "Friends," "Will & Grace" and "ER"...Enjoys reading true crime, mystery and horror novels...Reads "Cosmopolitan" magazine...Enjoys the weather, beach and atmosphere of Santa Barbara...Nicknamed "Lightning"...Has two brothers, Jason and Scott...Daughter of Fred and Corinne Trinidad.