May 4, 2009

Ramos Earns Big West Player of the Week Honors

May 4, 2009

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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Senior Christine Ramos (Long Beach, Calif./Lakewood HS) was named the Big West Conference Player of the Week it was announced Monday. The second baseman was stellar last weekend during the Gauchos' three-game sweep of conference foe UC Davis.

The senior had two multiple-hit games against the Aggies, who entered the weekend allowing opposing hitters to bat just .234.

After starting the series with one hit in three at-bats, Ramos collected six straight hits over games two and three. Her top all-around showing was in the finale where she collected an RBI, scored two runs and added a stolen base as the Gauchos pounded UC Davis, 12-0.

For the series, Ramos hit .778 (7-for-9) with a RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base. Over the weekend she broke her own school record for hits in a single season with 70 this year. She leads the conference in both hits and three-hit games (8).

The Gauchos will conclude the regular season next week when they host Cal State Fullerton for a three-game Big West series. The set will begin with a noon doubleheader on Friday, May 8 and conclude with a noon game on Saturday. To purchase tickets, please call (805) 893-UCSB, visit the Ticket Office located inside the Intercollegiate Athletics building on campus or click here.

Getting to UCSB softball games is easy! From Highway 217, veer right at Steck Circle onto Mesa Road, and take a left onto Stadium Road. Campus Diamond is on your left just past the lacrosse field, and you can park at Lot 30 which is right outside the stadium. There are two kiosks that accept cash and credit card to pay for parking.

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