Julie Meyer
Julie Meyer

Player Profile

Yardville, NJ

High School:
Steinert HS





2008: Another consistent season for the senior catcher and clutch performer in the Fresno Regional ... ranks fourth all-time in program history with 25 career home runs ... drilled her first home run of the season - a solo shot, and added a run and two RBI in Cal's 12-4 win over Texas Tech (2/16) ... her grand slam against Long Beach State (2/29) was part of a career-high five RBI day (also added two runs) against the 49ers ... planted a two-run home run against Princeton (3/14) ... hit two solo home runs against Nevada (3/16) - first time in her career that she hit two home runs in a game ... was instrumental in Cal's 3-0 win over Oregon State on Apr. 13 when her two-run home run gave Cal a 2-0 lead in the second inning ... had an RBI at Arizona State (5/9) ... helped unlock a 1-1 tie with a two-run single to give Cal a 3-1 lead over San Diego State on May 16 (Cal won, 4-1) ... provided the heroics in the Regional Championship game when her bottom of the ninth inning single down the right field line against Fresno State (5/18) scored the winning run to send the Bears to the Super Regional.

2007: Saw a majority of her time behind the plate in 2007 for the Bears ... finished her junior campaign with a .240 batting average (career-high for a single-season) ... also notched eight home runs with 24 RBI and 27 runs scored -- both career-bests for a single-season ... had three four-game hitting streaks (Mar. 23-28, Apr. 22-27 and May 12-19) ... went 1-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored in the season-opening win vs. Kansas (2/ 9) ... connected for her second home run of the season with a three-run shot over the left field wall in the second inning in Cal's 3-2 win over Loyola-Chicago (3/7) ... hit a solo home run vs. Baylor (3/14) ... smacked two hits with a run and an RBI vs. Nevada on Mar. 16 ... hit .364 at the Women 4 Women Softball Invitational (Mar. 23-25) ... went 2-for-4 with a run vs. Liberty (3/23)... hit her fourth home run of the season vs. Northwestern (3/25) ... belted a double and a two-run home run in the second inning in the series finale vs. Stanford (4/7) ... went 2-for-3, including an RBI double and a run scored vs. Arizona (4/14) ... had a double and scored a run at Sacramento State (4/18) ... went 2-for-4 with two runs and a home run in G1 at UC Davis (4/25) ... connected for a two-run home run in G2 at Davis as well ... tripled with two RBI at Washington (5/5)... went 1-for-3 with a run and an RBI vs. Oregon on May 12 ... tallied three hits with a run and an RBI vs. Florida State in the Tuscaloosa Regional (5/18) ... hit a solo home run vs. Tennessee Tech in the Tuscaloosa Regional (5/19).

2006: Cal's everyday first baseman came on strong against Pac-10 opponents in 2006, ranking ninth in the league in slugging percentage (.466) during conference games ... started 60 games for the Bears ... had a five-game hitting streak prior to Pac-10 play (3/5-11) ... also had a base hit in each game during a three-game series vs. Stanford (4/14-15) ... three of her seven home runs came against Pac-10 opponents ... had five multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games ... twice had two consecutive games with a home run - against Saint Mary's (3/8) and Santa Clara (3/11), and vs. Washington (3/31) and UCLA (4/1) ... went 4-for-8 with two runs and four RBI in the opening weekend of Pac-10 action, including a three-run home run against UCLA (4/1) and a solo shot against Washington (3/31) ... hit a home run against Oregon, finishing 2-for-3 at the plate (4/30) ... went 3-for-7 (.428) during the Iowa Regional ... went 2-for-2 with a single and a solo home run against Nebraska (5/20) ... was third on the team in slugging percentage (.447), second in home runs (8) and second in sacrifice bunts (7).

2005: Started every game for the Bears at first base and scored 25 runs with 43 total bases ... also had nine doubles ... led Cal and was second in the Pac-10 in putouts (496) and chances (530) ... led the conference in fielding double plays (20) ... batted .379 (11-for-29) during a season-high nine-game hit streak (2/27-3/11) ... first Cal home run was part of a 3-for-3, three-RBI performance against Pacific (3/23) ... had a two-run double in Cal's 6-0 win against Santa Clara (2/23) ...had nine multi-hit games ... .413 slugging percentage in Pac-10 play was one of Cal's best clips ... co-led the Bears in sacrifice bunts (12) with Kristen Bayless and was fourth in the Pac-10 ... was the backup catcher for starter Haley Woods.

High School: Selected the 2004 conference Athlete of the Year and Steinert HS Player of the Year ... was a first team all-state selection in 2004 and second team pick in 2003 ... picked as all-conference first-team member from 2002-04 and second team in 2001 ... helped high school to Group IV 2004 state championship ... as a soccer player, she was the 2002 conference Player of the Year and an all-state selection ... played two years of basketball, where she was a 2002-03 honorable mention all-conference pick.

Why I chose Cal: "I chose to come to Cal because it was a chance for me to play the best collegiate softball in the country with the best players in the country. I also came because the academics here, like the softball team, are second to none."

Meyer's career statistics
2005	67	172	25	43	.250	9	0	3	17	21	46	2-2
2006	60	150	20	35	.233	6	1	8	20	17	62	2-4
Total	127	322	45	78	.242	15	1	11	37	38	108	4-6
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