Bernice Masaniai
Bernice Masaniai

Player Profile

Stanton, Calif.

High School:
Rancho Alamitos





2008: Selected first-team All-Pacific Region and honorable mention All-Pac-10 ... played in 69 games and started 68, while posting a .280 batting average ... had 12 multiple-hit and 13 multiple-RBI games ... posted two RBI in the season opener vs. UC Riverside (2/8) ... ignited the offense with three hits, two runs and a career-high five RBI, including a mammoth home run in the seventh inning, in Cal's 6-1 win over Nebraska (2/15) ... went a perfect 3-for-3 with a pair of runs and a double against Western Michigan (2/16) ... launched a two-run home run and a double against Boston College (3/7) ... went 3-for-4 with two runs and three RBI against San Jose State (3/8) ... connected for a home run and drove in two against St. Mary's (3/20) ... provided the big bat for the Bears in the third inning when her double to left field scored both Erika Racklin and Valerie Arioto to put Cal in the lead for good in a 3-1 win over nationally ranked Arizona on Mar. 29 ... supplied the heroics with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Cal a 1-0 win over No. 7 Stanford (4/20) ... had two straight games (Oregon State, 5/2 and Oregon, 5/3) with three-run home runs ... unlocked a scoreless tie with a two-run single in the third inning to put Cal up 2-0 on Fresno State on May 17 (Cal went on to win 3-0) ... scored the game-winning run in the Regional Final against Fresno State (5/18).

2007: Earned Pac-10 honorable mention honors in her first season at Cal ... named Pac-10 Player of the Week (3/20) ... had a 12-game hitting streak (3/9-23) -- longest on the team and fourth longest in the Pac-10 ... produced a .289 average with 36 runs and 35 RBI with 10 home runs ... had a five-game hitting streak (2/18-23) and had nine RBI from 2/18-28 ... posted three hits with an RBI and a run scored at the Campbell-Cartier Classic (2/9-10) ... drove in Cal's first run of the season with a first inning single vs. Kansas (2/9) ... went 2-for-3 including a three-run home run vs. Florida International (2/18) ... hit .400 with seven runs, four RBI and two home runs from Mar. 7-11 ... went 2-for-4 with three runs and a double vs. UConn (3/9) ... belted a two-run home run, singled and scored vs. Eastern Illinois (3/10) ... went 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBI and a home run vs. Iowa State (3/10) ... hit .526 at the Bank of Hawaii Invitational (Mar. 14-17) ... went 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and a run vs. Baylor (3/14) ... hit a solo home run in the second inning to give Cal a 1-0 victory over Liberty (3/15) ... smacked three doubles with two RBI vs. Nevada (3/17) ... had three RBI and two runs vs. Liberty (3/23) ... hit her sixth home run of the season when her solo shot cleared the center field wall vs. Stanford (4/7) ... went 2-for-2 with a home run and three RBI at Sacramento State (4/18) ... went 2-for-3 with two RBI and connected for a solo home run vs. UCLA (4/22) ... went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in G2 at UC Davis (4/25) ... scored three runs and belted her 10th home run of the season at Washington (5/5) ... notched two RBI vs. Florida State in the Tuscaloosa Regional (5/18).

High School: Selected the 2006 MVP of the Garden Grove League ... helped guide Rancho Alamitos HS to a co-league championship in 2006 ... earned second-team all-county honors as a senior ... played for the California Cruisers club team.

Personal: Undeclared major ... enjoys dancing, eating, and spending time with family and friends ... parents are Pua and Stu Masaniai ... has two older siblings, Katrina and Lana.

Why I chose Cal: "I choose Cal because I knew I would get the best out of everything: academics, coaching staff and competition."

Getting to Know Bernice ...
Top 5
1. I talk in my sleep
2. I am the youngest of three siblings
3. I like to play golf
4. My favorite color is brown
5. I love Disney movies
Places I want to travel: New Zealand, Australia and the Polynesian Islands
Ideal job after Cal: To be a high school history teacher
Weird fact not many people know about me: I want to make a documentary or direct a film someday
Reality Show I want to be on: A character on South Park
Secret food cravings: Kim Chi and rice

Masaniai's Career Statistics
2007	63	180	36	52	.289	7	0	10	35	21	36	2-4
2008	69	211	28	59	.280	12	0	7	45	22	35	2-2
Total	132	391	64	111	.284	19	0	17	80	23	71	4-6
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