18 - Tami Weston
Tami Weston
Born: 12/30/1986
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ventura, Calif.
High School: Ventura HS
Position: Pitcher
UC Santa Barbara
2008 All-Big West Honorable Mention
2008:
Started 16 games and made 25 appearances during her junior campaign...Had a team-best 3.55 ERA and a .290 opponent's batting average during her 110.1 innings pitched...Posted an overall record of 11-6 and went 6-3 in Big West contests...Tied eighth in the Big West with teammate Lindsey Correa for number of wins...Tallied 73 strikeouts and ranked ninth in the BWC with 33 batters struckout looking...Allowed a team-low 56 earned runs - ranking tenth in conference - and also allowed 124 hits, ranking ninth among Big West pitchers...Pitched eight complete games...Won three straight games to open the season, including a 1-0 shutout against Portland State (Feb. 22)...Posted a season-high seven strikeouts on two ocassions: against Tulsa (Feb. 17) and Fresno State (Apr. 8)...Posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage. 2007: Started five games and made six total appearances during her sophomore campaign...Had a 0.86 ERA and a .175 opponent's batting average in 24.1 innings pitched...Threw two complete games and posted a 2-0 record on the year...Tallied 21 strikeouts, including a career-high nine in a 7-0 victory over Northern Colorado on Feb. 18...Her second win of the season came in a 3-2 eight-inning victory over Sacramento State on Mar. 10...She fanned eight batters and did not give up a single earned run against the Hornets. 2006: Made 10 appearances during her first season wearing the blue and gold, started six games and threw two complete games...Posted a 2-3 record with a 5.69 ERA in 32.0 innings pitched...Fanned 24 batters and had an opponent's batting average of .252...Earned first collegiate win in a 2-0 shutout of Rider University after allowing only three hits, walking two and striking out one on Feb. 18...Second win of the season came against UC Davis on March 14...Had a season-high seven strikeouts in a complete game against Cal Poly on Apr. 29. High School
Was a four-year starting pitcher at Ventura High School...Led the Cougars to a consolation championship at the Suzanne Manlet Tournament in 2005 under coaches Bob Dixon and Felix Cortez...Was named to the All-Channel League Second Team following her freshman and sophomore seasons and was a first team selection as a junior and senior...Also earned First Team All-CIF, First Team All-County, and First Team All-State Medium Schools honors in 2005...Had a record of 18-9 with a 1.02 ERA, 307 strikeouts - which led CIF-SS - 11 shutouts, and tallied a complete game in all 26 of her starts during her senior year...Owns a number of pitching records at VHS including career strikeouts (758), single season strikeouts (307), career shutouts (35), career wins (54) and career games (98)....Also pitched a school record ten no-hitters and four perfect games during her four seasons as a Cougar. Travel Ball
Pitched for the Southern California Select 18-U Gold travel ball squad under head coach Randy Harrison...Posted an ERA of 0.75 with 214 strikeouts and an opposing batting average of .124 in 168.33 innings pitched...Guided the team to a fourth place finish at AFA Friendship in 2005...Finished 16th in the 2005 Champions Cup and 25th at AFA Nationals. Personal
Tami Lynn Weston was born Dec. 30, 1986 in Ventura, Calif....Is a mathematics major at UCSB and is minoring in education...Aspires to become a math teacher...Was a four-year honor roll student in high school...Also a three-year National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation member...Nicknamed "Taminator"...Daughter of Jill and John Weston...If she didn't play softball, she would play volleyball or basketball...Her favorite athlete is Lisa Fernandez...Her favorite team to watch is the Dodgers...Her most memorable sports moment was throwing a perfect game during the first game at the 2005 AFA Nationals...Enjoys watching comedies such as "A League of Their Own" and "Mean Girls"..."I Love Lucy" is her favorite television show...Enjoys the "Harry Potter" series and books by author Lois Duncan...Favorite aspect of going to UCSB is the overall atmosphere.

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