SFA hosts Lady Demons in Saturday doubleheader at 1 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m.
2014 (Senior): · Capital One Academic All-America Third Team · Southland Conference All-Academic First Team · Led team with 40 runs scored · Hit .243 with on-base percentage .400 · Drew 29 walks and 10 hit by pitch · Drove in 17 RBI and hit 5 home runs · Hit walk-off 2-run homer to complete a comeback win over Lamar on Senior Day - SFA trailed 7-3 heading into the 7th inning · Led team with 12 stolen bases on 14 attempts
2013 (Junior): Earned a spot on the All-SLC First Team by leading the Ladyjacks in average (.399), runs (29), hits (57), doubles (12), triples (2), home runs (3-tied), RBI (25), total bases (82), slugging percentage (.573) and on-base percentage (.482) ... was the league-leading hitter in conference play with a .459 average and finished second in hits (39), fourth in runs (23), third in total bases (57), third in doubles (7), third in slugging percentage (.671) and second in on-base percentage (.511) ... selected to the Capital One District 7 All-District Team on May 3, posting a 4.00 GPA ... had a three-hit game on three separate occasions, which included a three-hit and two home run performance against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in a 5-1 win over the Islanders on April 20 ... also played superb defense at shortstop where she had a .977 fielding percentage and a team-high 82 assists.
2012 (Sophomore): Third-team all-Southland Conference ... first-team academic all-Southland Conference ... started all 49 games as a sophomore ... saw time as a utility infielder, splitting time a first base, second base and shortstop ... led team in batting average (.295) ... slugging percentage (.512) ... on-base percentage (.430) ... hits (38) ... doubles (10) ... triples (3) ... RBI (21) ... total bases (66) ... walks (29) ... putouts (211) ... finished second of the team in runs scored (24) ... added two stolen bases ... six hitting streaks, including a season-long eight-game stretch starting with one-for-two performance, with a double, RBI, run scored and stolen base, against Texas-El Paso (2/26), culminating with a one-for-three, one RBI and one run scored performance at Louisiana-Monroe (3/7) ... had a four-game hitting streak, finishing six-for-11 with one home run, three RBI and four runs scored, starting with a one-for-two performance against Ole Miss (2/11) and extending through to a two-for-three performance against Weber State (2/17) ... finished two-for-two with a double and run scored in second meeting with Weber State (2/19) ... had a three-game hitting streak, starting with a one-for-four performance at Sam Houston (3/27) and extending through to a two-for-three, one triple and two runs scored combined performance in series against Texas-Arlington (3/30-1) ... finished four-for-seven with a double, RBI and two runs scored in series doubleheader at Houston Baptist (4/11) ... rounded out season, going eight-for-22, starting with a one-for-three performance against Central Arkansas (4/20) and ending with a one-for-four, one triple and one run scored performance in season finale against Texas-San Antonio (5/5).
2011 (Freshman): Started all 50 games for the Ladyjacks as a true freshman... most of her time coming at second base and shortstop ... second on the team in batting average, hitting .267, with 40 hits in 150 at bats ... nine multi-hit games ... led the team in homeruns (4) ... one of three Ladyjacks to record a triple ... in addition to nine doubles, with 17 RBI and 24 runs scored ... 2-for-2 on the base path ... recorded first career hit and RBI on opening day against Ohio (2/11) ... first extra base hit came against No. 23 Texas A&M (2/16) ... first multi-hit game came against Maine (2/18) ... had a 4-for-4 performance with a double and a RBI against Tennessee State (2/19) ... had another 2-for-4 performance in second meeting against Maine (2/20) ... had a 2-for-3 performance against St. Louis (2/25) ... hit first career homerun against Eastern Illinois as part of a 2-for-3 performance with 2 RBI (2/27) ... had a 3-for-4 performance in last game of the season against Nicholls (5/8).
High School: Four-year starter at The Woodlands High ... was a two-time all-state selection, taking the honor as a sophomore and senior ... earned All-Greater Houston honors in each of her last three years ... was a four-time honoree on the All-Montgomery County Team ... was a four-time all-district selection ...team team's Co-Defensive Player of the Year award as a sophomore and was the team MVP as both a junior and senior ... holds school record for home runs in a single season ... batted .374 for her career with a .546 slugging percentage ... had 39 doubles, eight triples and eight home runs. ... earned academic all-district honors all four years ... a member of the National Honor Society and National English Honor Society ... graduated Summa Cum Laude ... played club softball with the Houston Power Gold from 2008 through 2010.
Personal: Daughter of Americo and Teresa Arana ... health science major ... older sister, Jessica, plays for the Ladyjacks.