12 - Whitney Loomis|
|Previous School:||Mira Loma HS|
Appeared in 40 games, including 35 starts at second base...an honorable mention all-PCSC selection after batting .293 (29-for-99) with six doubles, two triples, four home runs, 24 RBIs, a .515 slugging percentage and a .374 on-base percentage...her slugging percentage was second best on the team, and RBIs and on-base percentage were the third best marks...against PCSC competition, she averaged more than one RBI per game, finishing with 20 RBIs in 17 games...in fact, her 20 RBIs against league opposition were three more than any other player in the PCSC...hit .340 (17-50) with runners on base, .333 (10-30) with runners in scoring position, and a team-best .424 (14-33) with two outs...named PCSC Player of the Week on April 24 after hitting .583 (7-12) with one double, three walks, four home runs, 11 RBIs and a 1.667 slugging percentage during a four-game series with Santa Clara...one of those four home runs was a three-run shot with the Hornets trailing, 4-1, in the bottom of the seventh inning in a game the team eventually won...had six multiple-RBI games, including one game with three RBIs and two with four RBIs.
Appeared in 24 games, including 14 starts (seven at second base, four in left field and three in right field)...walked nine times in 44 plate appearances, good for a .364 on-base percentage...scored 12 runs...of the 17 times she reached base safely during the season, Loomis scored 11 times...also had a run in a pinch running appearance...appeared in seven conference games, starting five times...named to the PCSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll (given to student-athletes with a 3.0 gpa or better).
A 2005 graduate of Sacramento’s Mira Loma High School...played four years of softball (pitcher and second base) for the Matadors, where she was a four-time all-league and team MVP selection...a first team all-city selection as a senior after batting .444 while posting a 22-7 record and a 0.38 ERA as a pitcher...had 185 strikeouts with just 22 walks in 205.0 innings in 2005...led the 2005 team to a 24-8 record and a runner-up finish in the Sac-Joaquin section championships...named league MVP in 2004 after leading the Matadors to a Pioneer Valley League championship (11-1).
Born Oct. 5, 1987...parents are Mike and Mariann Loomis...an undeclared major with a 3.38 gpa...played three years of club softball for Sacramento’s Nor-Cal Lite...that team placed seventh at the 2004 nationals.