Caitlin Rooney
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Caitlin Rooney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Valencia, CA

High School:
Valencia HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
1B

Experience:
3V

B/T:
R/R

07/23/2014

WCC Honors 139 USD Student-Athletes on Commissioner's Honor Roll

Over 1,000 WCC student-athletes garnered honors on the Commissioner's Honor Roll.

05/13/2014

Six Toreros Earn All-WCC Honors

Cassidy Coleman named WCC Pitcher of the Year; Caitlin Rooney and Kylie Ordos earn first team selection

05/11/2014

Toreros End Season with Sweep of Santa Clara

USD knocks off Broncos 6-1, finishes season in second place in WCC

04/04/2014

Cassidy Coleman No-Hits BYU, USD Wins 4-0

Cassidy Coleman strikes out 13 as she throws third no-hitter in school history

03/16/2014

Toreros Bounce Back From Tough Loss to Shutout Seattle 9-0

USD loses 3-2 heartbreaker to Fairleigh Dickinson, but rebounds to blank Seattle 9-0

06/03/2013

USD Softball vs. BYU | Mar. 23, 2013

Photos courtesy of Brock Scott, scottphoto.net.

03/22/2013

USD Softball vs. Utah State | Mar. 1, 2013

Photos courtesy of Brock Scott, Scottphoto.net.

USD HIGHLIGHTS
• 1st Team All-WCC - 2014
• WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2014
• 2nd Team All-PCSC - 2013
• In 2013, ranked 3rd in NCAA in toughest to strikeout
• PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2012 & 2013

Junior (2014): Named 1st-Team All-WCC... Started all 47 games at first base...Hit .271 with one home run 16 RBI and six doubles... Led team with .375 average and .423 on-base percentage during conference games... Posted perfect 1.000 fielding percentage and now has best career fielding percentage in USD history (.991)... Second on team with nine walks... Had eight multi-hit games.

Sophomore (2013): Named 2nd Team All-PCSC... Ranked third in the NCAA in Toughest to Strikeout, averaging one K per 48.7 at-bats... Only struck out three times in 146 at-bats overall... Hit .281 with a triple and 12 RBI... Her nine doubles tied for the team lead... Had the highest fielding pct. (.990) on the team among regulars... Was second on the team with 12 multi-hit games on the year... Named to the PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.13 GPA).

Freshman (2012): Played in 31 games during her first season as a Torero, making 27 starts... An injury cut her season short... Hit .289 overall with four doubles, four home runs and 14 RBI in 83 at bats... Named to the PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.19 GPA.

High School: Attended Valencia High School where she earned four varsity letters for head coach Donna Lee... Named All-Foothill League honorable mention as a senior... Earned her team's Most Valuable Offensive Player honors as a junior and Most Valuable Defensive Player honors as a sophomore and senior... Participated in the Daily News All-Star game as a senior... Her team was CIF SS Division I champions during her freshman year... Named second-team All-Foothill League as a junior... Named a scholar-athlete all four years of her career... Also completed with the California Raiders club team.

Personal: Born March 10, 1993 in Lancaster, Calif.... Parents are Michael and Katrina Rooney... Chose USD because it was the most beautiful campus she visited, its academic reputation, and the softball and campus facilities were impressive... Also recruited by Rutgers, Loyola Marymount, and Sacramento State... Her father played baseball at Cal Lutheran where he was coached by current USD baseball coach Rich Hill.

Major: Accounting

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