Gina Leomiti
Gina Leomiti

Player Profile

San Diego, Calif.

High School:
Mira Mesa





2008: Named Fresno Regional Co-MVP ... selected as a second-team all-conference performer ... produced a .500 batting average with five runs, eight RBI and two home runs in the Fresno Regional ... hit above .300 for the second year in a row (.321) ... played and started in 67 games ... significantly increased her home run, RBI, run and doubles production from her sophomore campaign ... owned a seven-game hitting streak from 3/22 to 4/4 ... had team bests in multi-hit games (16) and multi-RBI games (16) ... selected Pac-10 Player of the Week on April 1 ... went 1-for-4 with three RBI vs. Long Beach State on Feb. 29 ... smacked a pair of doubles against Sacramento State on Mar. 11 ... went 2-for-3 with two runs and three RBI vs. Princeton (3/14) ... posted three RBI and a double against Colorado State (3/19) ... the following game against St. Mary's (3/20), belted a solo home run and chipped in two runs and two RBI ... from Mar. 25-30, produced a .750 batting average with six runs, nine hits, three home runs and six RBI to earn Pac-10 Player of the Week honors ... went a perfect 3-for-3 with a double and a pair of runs against Pacific (3/26) ... produced a double and two RBI at Oregon State (5/2) ... scored two runs at Oregon (5/3) ... delivered two hits, a run and RBI at Arizona State on May 10 ... had a monster weekend at the Fresno Regional - went 3-for-4 with three runs and a home run against San Diego State (5/17) and belted a grand slam in the second inning to give Cal a 5-0 lead in the Regional Championship game against Fresno State on May 18.

2007: The sophomore enjoyed a highly successful 2007 campaign, and produced a team-high .354 batting average, with 25 runs, 11 doubles, five home runs, 30 RBI, a .544 slugging percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage - all are personal-bests for a single-season - in just 57 games played ... earned Pac-10 honorable mention recognition ... had a seven-game hitting streak from 3/9 to 3/14 and a five game hit streak from 3/16 to 3/23 ... owned a six-game hitting streak (4/18 to 4/23) ... had at least one hit in 26 of her last 39 games ... came up with the season's first big hit when her two-out double in the second inning scored three runs in Cal's 8-0 victory over Kansas (2/9) ... had a solid game vs. Delaware State (3/2) with three hits, two RBI and a run scored ... scored three runs vs. UConn (3/9)... went 4-for-5 with three runs and an RBI vs. Iowa State (3/10) ... hit .500 at the Bank of Hawaii Invitational (Mar. 14-17) ... collected three hits with an RBI vs. Baylor (3/14) ... went 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBI vs. Nevada (3/17) ... had a double, run, and RBI vs. Liberty (3/23) ... belted a three-run home run in the first inning at Oregon State (3/31) ... walked twice and scored two runs vs. Stanford (4/6) ... doubled and drove in a run vs. the Cardinal (4/7) ... went 2-for-4 with a home run in G1 at UC Davis (4/25) ... went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run at Washington (5/5) ... singled, doubled and scored vs. Oregon (5/12) ... went 4-for-5 with a home run and four RBI vs. Florida State in the Tuscaloosa Regional (5/18).

2006: Stepped up in clutch situations at the plate in her freshman year ... made 53 starts for the Bears in 2006, primarily as a designated player ... her first collegiate hit came against Oklahoma State (2/10) and her first home run came vs. Buffalo (3/25) ... had three RBI against Santa Clara (3/11) at the National Invitation Softball Tournament ... finished the NIST 6-for-11 with two runs and four RBI in four games (Mar. 11-12) ... had a pair of four-game hitting streaks (3/24-26 and 4/14-19) ... had four multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games ... her first Pac-10 home run came against Oregon State ... went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk against Nebraska in the regional championship game ... hit a game-winning RBI double in Game 1 of the Oregon State Super Regional.

High School: Hit .475 for Mira Mesa High School ... selected the CIF Player of the Year in 2005 ... helped her high school team win CIF championships in 2002 and 2004 ... Mira Mesa HS was the CIF runner-up in 2005 ... voted league MVP in 2003 ... earned first-team all-league from 2003-05 ... earned second-team all-league honors in 2002 ... selected first team all-CIF (2004-05) ... chosen second-team all-CIF (2002-03) ... competed for San Diego Thunder, San Diego Renegades and California Cruisers club teams ... won ASA national championships on U12 and U14 San Diego Thunder ... played basketball and volleyball all four years of high school ... selected MVP for the volleyball team.

Personal: Undeclared major ... parents are Marietta and Harry Leomiti ... has two siblings, Grace and Gabriel.

Why I chose Cal: "I chose to come to Cal because it is the No. 1 public school academically and because the Cal softball team has a great tradition."

Getting to Know Gina ...
Top 5
1. I love my family. They mean everything to me and I wouldn't be the person I am today if it wasn't for them
2. I watch the Disney channel on a regular basis, and my favorite character is Eeyore
3. I am afraid of the dark and I can't be home alone
4. I have a crush on Tyrese Gibson
5. I make the best birthday cakes
Places I want to travel: New Zealand
Ideal job after Cal: I want to be a third grade teacher in Kailua Kona
Weird fact not many people know about me: I am terrified of bugs
Reality Show I want to be on: Real Chance at Love. I want to show everyone that true love exists
Secret food cravings: Yan Yans, apple pies from McDonald's and my mom's cooking

Leomiti's Career Statistics
2006	56	138	11	32	.232	3	2	2	13	10	33	1-1
2007	57	147	25	52	.354	11	1	5	30	16	24	1-1
2008	67	187	46	60	.321	12	0	8	50	35	23	8-9
Total	180	472	82	144	.305	26	3	15	93	61	80	10-11
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