10 - Tiffany Wright
Tiffany Wright
Born: 07/17/1987
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Corona, Calif.
High School: Santiago HS
Position: Outfield
UC Santa Barbara
2008 Big West Field Player of the Year
2008 NFCA All-Region Second Team
2008 All-Big West First Team
2008:
Had a breakout junior season that culminated in Big West Field Player of the Year honors...Was second on the team and fifth in the BWC with her .350 batting average, which ranks eighth all-time among Gaucho single season leaders...Led the team in conference games with a .487 average, 23 runs, 37 hits, eight doubles, nine home runs and 26 RBI...She also posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage during conference play...Set UCSB single season records for doubles (15) - ranking third in the Big West - and total bases (113), which was first in conference...Posted a .638 overall slugging percentage, ranking fifth in conference, and .947 slugging in Big West games...Led the team and conference with her 40 runs scored, the fourth most by a Gaucho in a single season...Her 12 home runs ranked second in conference and on the UCSB single season homer list...Her 40 RBI rank third all-time in a single season for a Gaucho and were fourth in conference, while her 58 hits ranked sixth among all-time Gauchos and fourth in the BWC...Had a school record-setting five hits against UC Riverside during UCSB's conference opener on Mar. 29...During that game, she went 5-for-5 with two runs, two RBI and a home run...Had a hit in all but two conference contests including 11 multiple hit showings...Tied the school record for career home runs during the final contest of the season at Cal State Fullerton (May 10), a game in which she also posted a career best five RBI leading the Gauchos to an 11-7 win...Ended the season amidst a season-best eight game hitting streak...In the final four contests of the season, she recorded three hits apiece...Has made her mark on the Gaucho record books ranking 10th all-time for hits (144), seventh for batting average (.301), sixth for runs (82) and RBI (86) and fifth for doubles (30)... 2007 All-Big West Honorable Mention
2007:
One of four players to start all 53 games played...Batted .268 on the season, ranking fourth among the Gauchos...Led the team and ranked third in the Big West with her four sacrifice flies...Second on the team in RBI (27), doubles (9), home runs (5) and slugging percentage (.439)...Third for runs (25), triples (2), total bases (72) and stolen bases (8)...During the Feb. 24 game against UT San Antonio, she went 2-for-3 at the plate with two runs and a season-best three RBI and a career-high two homers...Went 2-for-4 with two runs and a RBI in the Gauchos' 8-7 upset of No. 2 Arizona State on Mar. 2...Racked up a five-game hitting streak (Mar. 4-10), which included four straight games with a double and three consecutive games with a RBI...Went 2-for-3 with a stolen base in the 3-1 upset over No. 11 UCLA on Mar. 27...Posted a career-high pair of doubles as she went 2-for-4 with two RBI at Pacific on Apr. 6...Second triple of the season drove home the gamewinning run as UCSB defeated Fresno State, 1-0 in eight innings...The triple against the Bulldogs started a season-best six game hitting streak, which lasted until Apr. 21...During the aforementioned streak, she went 2-for-3 with a double, a RBI, and a career-high three runs against UC Davis (Apr. 14)...Had a hit in each of the Gauchos' NCAA Regional games, including a home run against Loyola Marymount in the season closer (May 19). 2006: One of six players to start all 46 games...Hit .277 on the season, good for third on the team, and .298 in Big West play...Second on the team with 19 RBI...Tied second on the team for doubles (6), second for slugging percentage (.467) and was third for home runs (3)...One of only four Gauchos to hit a triple during the season...Posted a .986 fielding percentage, good for fifth on the team...Made her collegiate debut with a 2-for-3 performance and her first home run against Sacramento State Feb. 9...On Feb. 24 she went 3-for-3 with a home run, a double, and two RBI in loss to No. 10 Oklahoma...Was 3-for-3 with two runs and a RBI on Mar. 4 against Loyola Chicago...Third home run of the season came against Big West champions Cal State Fullerton when she went 2-for-5 on Apr. 1...Also went 3-for-4 with a home run and a career-high four RBI versus Northridge on Apr. 23. High School
Played outfield at Santiago High School under coach John Perez...Was a three-time All-Mountain View League and All-CIF First Team selection, a two-time All-County First Team selection, and was named All-State her junior year...Guided the Sharks to four-straight Mountain View League titles and to a CIF Championship in 2004...Hit .383 with five home runs and a school record 36 RBI her senior year...Went 6-for-7 (.847) in a single game...also played varsity basketball for Santiago as a sophomore. Travel Ball
Played for the Team Smith travel ball squad out of Yorba Linda, Calif. under coaches Julie Smith and Jesse Marquez. Personal
Tiffany Ann Wright was born July 17, 1987 in Redondo Beach, Calif....Is a law and society major at UCSB...Aspires to become a police officer or work in the music or entertainment industry...Was an honor roll student in high school...Nicknamed "Teddy" or "T-Wright...Has a younger brother, Michael...Daughter of Maryann and Mark Wright...Enjoys watching "Prison Break", "Heroes", "L.A. Ink", and "Nip/Tuck".