Being a Husky..."Means a lot. The fact that I have the opportunity to wear the puple and gold makes the college experience worth while. It's such an honor to play at a school that has such class."
2009 (As A Senior)
A First Team All-Region and Second Team All-Pac-10 selection... Had a career-year for the Huskies in her final season, batting .363 with a team-high 11 home runs and 36 RBI... Her .563 slugging percentage ranked second on the team as did her 25 walks ... Established career highs in average, runs, doubles, hits, runs home runs and RBI... Was a career .219 average but raised that to .255... Had a team-leading nine multi-RBI games and her 17 multi-hit games ranked second... Hit safely in 40 of 61 games she played in... Started all 61 games she has played in... Her five sacrifice flies led the team and the conference and ranked tied for fourth nationally... The mark also ranks tied for fifth on the UW single-season charts... One of the toughest hitters in the nation to strike out, fanning just once every 14.7 at-bats (12 in 176 at-bats)... Hit .375 in the Super Regionals (3x8) with a home run... Blasted her 11th home run of the season in UW's 7-0 series clinching win over Georgia Tech... Went 2-for-4 in the opening game of the series... Went 2-for-4 in UW's 6-1, 15-inning victory over UMass in the Regional Championship game... Went 2-for-2 with two runs and an RBI on Senior Day, blasting her 10th home run of the season... The long ball followed Morgan Stuart's blast to left-center and went in the same spot to give UW back-to-back home runs... Has hit three home runs in her last five games... Hit safely in five of the last seven games of Pac-10 play, going seven-for-16 with four runs and six RBI... Had a big weekend three weeks ago against UCLA and the Oregon schools, batting .455 (5x11) with a double, two home runs and five RBI... Her double was nearly her third home run in as many games as it caromed off the top of the wall... Had an RBI double in UW's 5-2 win over Oregon State (5/1) then went 2-for-2 with a run and three RBI against Oregon (5/2), all three RBI coming on a three-run home run.. Capped the weekend with her ninth home run of the season in an 8-2 win over the Ducks (5/3)... Went 1-for-3 with a walk in UW's 4-1 win over Arizona (4/25)... Hit .333 in UW's three wins over the Oregon schools two weeks ago... Went 2-for-3 in a 2-0 win over Oregon (4/17) and 1-for-3 in a 1-0 win over Oregon State (4/18)... Went 1-for-2 with a run and an RBI, including a sac fly in UW's 11-3 win over Arizona State (4/4)... Went 3-for-10 with three RBI in UW's three-game sweep of New Mexico... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI in the series finale 9-2 win (3/22)... Had a career-high eight-game hitting streak in early March, with six of those games coming against ranked teams, during which she batted .481 (13x27) with four runs and 12 RBI... Had the game-winning two-run single in UW's 4-1 win over Florida State (3/12)... Went 2-for-4 with a career-high five RBI in UW's 14-13 come-from-behind win over Penn State (3/13)... Had a two-run double and a two-run home run to go along with a sacrifice fly... Had two of UW's five hits - including a double -against All-American Morgan Melloh in UW's 3-0 11-innning win over Fresno State (3/14)... Against some of the toughest pitching in the country, batted .533 (8x15) with two runs scored, two doubles, two home runs and three RBI in the Easton SEC/Pac-10/Big 12 Challenge and was named to the All-Tournament team... Hit safely in all five games, including three multi-hit games, to extend her hitting streak to six games... Went 2-for-3 with a double against Baylor (3/6) to start the weekend... Had one of just two Husky hits in a 6-0 loss to Alabama (3/6)... Provided all the offense in UW's 2-0 win over No. 7/8 Georgia, belting a pair of solo home runs for her first career multi-home run game... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI in UW's 6-0 win over No. 2 Alabama... Had a pair of multi-hit games in the Husky Softball Classic, going 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI and her first stolen base of the season against Seattle (2/27)... Walked and scored two runs against Portland State (2/28)... Had another 2-for-4 effort on the tournament's final day against Portland State (3/1), scoring a run and driving in a run... Batted .438 (7x16) in the Cathedral City Classic with one run, six RBI and three walks... Had her first three-hit and three-RBI games of the season, the latter of which she did twice over the weekend... Went 2-for-4 against No. 2 Florida (2/20), the only Husky player to record two hits off Gators ace Stacey Nelson... Followed that up with a 3-for-5 effort with three RBI against Mississippi (2/21)... The three hits tied a career-high... Had her second consecutive three-RBI game, going 1-for-2 with a run and driving in three against Nebraska (2/21)... Belted a two-run home run in the first inning against the Cornhuskers, her fourth of the season... Closed out the weekend by going 1-for-2 with a walk against No. 23 Ohio State to keep her hitting streak alive... Batted .556 (5x9) at the Campbell Cartier Classic, driving in five runs and scoring three times... Belted a home run in UW's win over UC Santa Barbara (2/13), her third consecutive game with a long ball... Went 2-for-3 with two RBI in back-to-back games, first against Utah State (2/13) and again the next day against San Diego State, when she also scored a run and walked... Her two-out, two-run double against the Aztecs proved to be the winning runs... Belted two home runs in UW's opening weekend including the Huskies' first dinger of the season... Batted .333 (3x9) for the weekend with two runs and two RBI... Both of her home runs went to the opposite field... Went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk in a 7-3 win over BYU (2/6)... Hit a home run in her only official plate appearance against Southern Utah (2/7), a solo shot to right field... Belted another solo shot in against Utah (2/8), which came in the second inning and turned out to be the game-winner in a 4-0 win.
2008 (As A Junior)
ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII second team honoree ... honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic team pick ... was the Huskies primary DP, making 34 starts there ... started 48 games in all, including 14 at first base ... recorded 11 multi-hit games, while her eight multi-RBI games was second on the team ... had a season-best five game hitting-streak from Mar. 1-7 ... went 2-for-3 vs. Southern Utah on Feb. 16, recording her first hit of the year ... went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a home run at New Mexico (Feb. 23) ... hit a grand slam in the first inning against No. 1 Alabama on Mar. 1 that propelled the Huskies to a 6-3 win ... hit a two-run homer vs. Northern Illinois on Mar. 14 ... against Utah State two days later, went 2-for-3 with two RBI and another home run ... went 2-for-4 with a run scored against Florida State on Mar. 21 ... hit her fifth home run of the season against Utah a day later, going 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored ... hit 3-for-3 with two RBI vs. Stanford on Apr. 5 ... went 2-for-4 and scored once in the Huskies 3-0 win at then-No. 1 Arizona State on Apr. 13 ... went 1-for-1, with two runs scored, two walks, a double and an RBI at California on Apr. 26 ... went 2-for-4 vs. ASU (May 2) ... hit 1-for-3, scored once and drove in a run at Oregon on May 9 ... went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI in the second game that day against the Ducks ... opened the NCAA Regional by hitting 3-for-4 and driving in both runs in the Huskies 2-1 win over Texas on May 16 ... went 1-for-4 against the Longhorns the next day.
2007 (As A Sophomore)
Played in 33 games, making 31 starts as the designated player ... suffered a broken hand on Mar. 3 after being hit by a pitch vs. LSU ... made her return on Apr. 28 against Oregon as a pinch hitter, drawing a walk ... made her first start a day later against the Ducks, drawing another walk ... singled and drove in a run vs. Stanford (May 4) ... singled in back-to-back games vs. Arizona (May 11-12), including as a pinch hitter in the Pac-10 finale ... singled in back-to-back games vs. Creighton (May 18) and Georgia (May 19) to open the NCAA Tournament ... scored a run and had a sacrifice hit vs. Alabama (May 25) to open the Super Regional ... singled vs. Alabama in the Seattle Super Regional Championship (May 26) ... helped the Huskies defeat DePaul (May 31), 3-1, in the opening game of the Women's College World Series by hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning ... drew a bases-loaded walk for an RBI and also scored a run in the Huskies 9-0 win over Northwestern (June 1) at the WCWS ... had one of the Huskies four hits in their 2-0 loss to Arizona (June 3) at the WCWS.
2006 (As A Freshman)
Prove All-Regional team ... appeared in 52 games, making 44 starts, including 33 as the designated player and 11 at first base ... hit .209 with five doubles and 26 RBIs ... her six home runs ranked second on the team behind Sarah Hyatt ... doubled in her first collegiate game vs. Kentucky (Feb. 10) ... hit a home run vs. Oklahoma (Feb. 10) ... went 2-for-2 with a home run and two RBIs vs. UNLV in the Alexis Resort Classic championships game ...doubled vs. Western Kentucky (Feb. 17) ... hit a grand slam vs. Utah Valley State (Feb. 25) ... went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and three runs scored the next day vs. Utah Valley State (Feb. 26) ... had an RBI-single vs. DePaul (Mar. 10) ... went 2-for-4, including a three-run home run vs. Michigan (Mar. 17) ... went 2-for-5, including a two-run home run vs. CS Fullerton (Mar. 19) ... doubled against Nevada (Mar. 22) ... singled vs. UCLA (April 26) ... went 1-for-3 vs. Arizona (April 30) ... hit the game-winning home run vs. Oregon State (May 5) ... had an RBI-single vs. Stanford (May 11) ... went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs vs. Southern Utah (May 18) in the NCAA Regional opener ... doubled and drove in a run vs. Kansas (May 19) in the NCAA Regional semifinal ... went 2-for-2 off Cat Osterman and drove in a run vs. Texas at the Super Regional (May 27).
At Pacifica High School
Earned four letters in softball at Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, Calif. ... All American Scholar Athlete in 2003 and 2004 ... led team to state championships in 2003 and 2004 ... team was runner up nationally in 2003 ... named First Team All-League in 2003 ... two time All-CIF Scholar-Athlete ... named 2005 Orange County All-Star ... Offensive Player of the Year as a freshman ... team captain as a freshman and a senior ... four year academic letter recipient ... graduated with a 4.2 GPA ... 2005 Distinguished Scholar for the third quarter ... played for USA Athletics in 2002 under coach Rob Weil ... team was 2002 California State ASA Champions ... finished fourth at 14-under ASA Nationals ...played for 16-under Gordon's Panthers under coach Richard McArthur ... team was 2003 California State ASA Champions ... team finished seventh at 16-under ASA Nationals in Midland, Texas ... played most recently for 18 Gold Gordon's Panthers under head coach Larry Mays ... team placed seventh at 18-under ASA Nationals.
Daughter of Jack and Beverlee Mathenia ... has one sister, Kaitlyn Watson (20) ... Majoring in Speech and Hearing Science ... Ashlyn Anne Watson was born in Mission Viejo, Calif.