Brittany LaRosa
Brittany LaRosa

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Diamond Bar, Calif.

High School:
Diamond Bar

Height:
5-9

Position:
P/1B

Experience:
2V

B/T:
R/R

2008: Logged 61.2 innings and registered six wins with a 4.20 ERA with 47 strikeouts ... had back-to-back six strikeout games - 3/11 vs. Sacramento State and 3/14 vs. Princeton ... earned her sixth win of the season against Princeton after surrendering just two runs in five innings.

2007: Finished the 2007 season with a 5-8 record and two shutouts ... in her collegiate debut vs. Kansas (2/9), allowed just two hits in five innings of work for her first complete game shutout ... scattered four hits in seven innings for her second win and shutout vs. UCSB (2/10) ... from 2/18-20 (6.1 innings pitched) gave up just one run on two hits and two strikeouts ... collected the win vs. Delaware State (3/2) after recording a season-high six strikeouts ... pitched the first three innings and gave up just one hit at UNLV (3/3) ... collected her first career save in Cal's 3-2 win over Loyola-Chicago (3/7), allowing just one hit with a pair of strikeouts in three innings of work ... didn't allow a run or a hit in 3.2 innings of work to collect the win at UC Davis (G2, 4/25) ... also saw action in the Tuscaloosa Regional (5/18-20).

High School: The No. 2-ranked pitcher in the nation by Rivals.com in 2006 ... earned first-team all-league honors four times and was a four-time Sierra League MVP... also chosen first-team all-state, first-team All-Inland Valley and first-team all-area four straight years ... a member of the Los Angeles all-region squad in both 2003 and 2004 ... named the Los Angeles Times all-region MVP in 2004 ... as a senior, had her jersey retired by Diamond Bar HS ... played for the Corona Angels U18 Gold.

Personal: Intended Legal Studies major ... parents are Ronda and Vince LaRosa ... father played football at Oklahoma ... has two younger siblings, Joseph and Stephany.

Why I chose Cal: "Committing to Cal early was a very easy decision for me to make. I knew exactly what I wanted and Cal could give that to me. Cal will allow me to earn a great education that I will be proud of for the rest of my life and also have a chance to be part of a great softball legacy with Coach Ninemire."

Getting to Know Brittany ...
Top 5
1. My family is the most important thing to me
2. I love to surf
3. My favorite color is navy blue
4. My hair is real
5. I love Abercrombie and Fitch
Places I want to travel: Italy, Europe and Brazil
Ideal job after Cal: I want to be a physician's assistant
Weird fact not many people know about me: I am a vegetarian
Reality Show I want to be on: Survivor
Secret food cravings: Yogurt Park

LaRosa's Career Statistics Year APP GS CG W L SV ERA IP H R ER BB K 2007 35 9 2 5 8 1 6.19 86.0 117 87 76 44 29 2008 24 14 1 6 5 0 4.20 61.2 63 45 37 49 47 Total 59 23 3 11 13 1 5.37 147.2 180 132 113 93 76

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