Softball

Natalia Ojeda
Natalia Ojeda

Class: SR

Hometown: Palm Beach, FL

Height: 5-3

NATALIA AT A GLANCE: Outstanding glove on the infield ... Great range and arm ... Great eye and control at the plate ...  Should reprise her job as the starting shortstop ... Moving into the leadoff spot to take advantage of her great on-base skills ... With a little more effort, has the potential to be one of the top shortstops in Division II.

JUNIOR (2012): Started 48 games at shortstop, hitting .319 from the nine-hole ... Third on the team with 26 runs scored ... Drove in 17 ... Led the team with 20 walks and a .434 on-base percentage ... Had just 12 errors on the season, tied for fifth for a full-season shortstop in program history ... Placed on the Athletic Director’s List in the fall and the Dean’s List in the spring, earning a spot on the SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

SOPHOMORE (2011): Started 47 games at shortstop in her first year with the Buccaneers...Hit .320 on the year with 40 hits in 125 at-bats...Defensively led the team with 94 assist and also had 88 put-outs...Had 5 multi-hit games including a 4 for 4 effort with an rbi and 2 runs scored in an 11-1 win over conference foe Florida Tech...Named to the All-Sunshine State Conference Second-Team, Daktronics All-South Region Second-Team...Member of the Dean's List (3.5-3.999 GPA) in the Fall semester.

FRESHMAN at Palm Beach Atlantic (2010): Started every game as the team’s everyday second-baseman while batting mostly in the leadoff spot in the order or as the number three hitter... Started in all 49 games of the season, all coming at second-base... Registered a .336 batting average placing her second on the the team while tying for the team lead with 50 hits on the season... Compiled 149 bats where she registered a team-high four triples and six doubles while driving in 17 runs and scoring 26 times... Finished second on the team with 23 walks while also finishing second on the squad in on-base percentage (.438), third in slugging percentage (.430), and third in total bases (64)... Named to the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) All-Region 1st-Team... Honored as a NCCAA All-American 2nd Team selection.

HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: Played first two years at Ocala Forest High ... First-team All-County honors and team Offensive MVP honors following her freshman season ... Named the Marion County Player of the Year and second-team All-State as a sophomore as she hit .459 with 22 RBI and eight stolen bases ... Played last two seasons for coach Joe Della Rocca at Dwyer High ... Led the Panthers to records of 20-9 and 22-9 in her two seasons ... All-Palm Beach County both years.

PERSONAL: Dauhter of Mario and Beatriz Ojeda ... Has one sister, Monica ... Father Mario played soccer at FIU ... Majoring in social work.

Year

avg

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

tb

slg%

bb

hbp

so

gdp

ob%

sf

sh

sb-att

po

a

e

fld%

2011....

.320

47-47

125

18

40

4

0

0

19

44

.352

17

2

9

1

.410

0

3

6-7

88

94

22

.892

2012....

.319

48-48

113

26

36

4

0

0

17

40

.354

20

3

10

1

.434

0

2

1-1

79

96

12

.936

TOTAL...

.319

95-95

238

44

76

8

0

0

36

84

.353

37

5

19

2

.421

0

5

7-8

167

190

34

.913

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Hits: 4, at Florida Tech, 03/02/11
Doubles: 1, 8 times
Total bases: 4, Mercyhurst, 02/28/12 ; at Florida Tech, 03/02/11
RBI: 3, at Nova Southeastern, 03/24/12
Runs scored: 2, 9 times
Walks: 3, at Florida Tech, 03/01/11 ; Florida Tech, 03/07/12
Hit by pitch: 1, 5 times
Struck out: 2, vs North Georgia, 01/18/12 ; vs Georgia College, 02/20/11 ; at Florida Southern, 03/17/12
Sac bunts: 1, 5 times
At bats: 4, 7 times
Stolen bases: 1, 7 times
Caught stealing: 1, Eckerd, 03/13/11
Field chances: 14, at Tampa, 04/10/11
Putouts: 4, 6 times
Assists: 8, at Tampa, 04/10/11

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:
Most errors: 6th (22 in 2011)

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