Colonials' Season Ends With 8-3 Loss to Saint Louis
Colonials Rebound From 4-2 Loss to Saint Louis in Opener
No. 4 Colonials Face No. 5 Saint Louis in Opening Game on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Colonials Honor Five Seniors on Senior Day
Colonials Face Saint Joseph's on Sunday in Battle for A-10 Regular-Season Title
Will serve as team co-captain for the 2013 season ... Enters the season as the program's all-time leader in slugging percentage (.577) ... Also ranks second all-time at GW in career batting average (.320), fifth in home runs (11) and on-base percentage (.370) and seventh in assists (136).
2012: Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team and All-Tournament Team ... Started all 55 games at shortstop and batted in the heart of the order each game ... Put together one of the best rookie campaigns in GW history ... Set the school single-season home run record (11) and matched the school mark for RBIs (33) ... Also led the team in average (.320), hits (56), runs scored (32) total bases (101) and slugging percentage (.577) and ranked second in on-base percentage (.370) and third in doubles (10) ... Recorded 136 assists on the year, second-most in school history ... The 101 total bases were the second-most in a season in program history, while the 56 hits and 32 runs scored were third, and her .320 average was the fifth-best single-season mark ... Set program rookie records in hits, batting average, runs, homers, total bases, on-base percentage and at-bats and matched the record for RBIs ... Ranked third in the A-10 in total bases and slugging percentage ... Had a team-best 13 multi-hit games and recorded three RBIs twice ... Batted .328 in Atlantic 10 play and led the team with 21 hits, 39 total bases and five home runs ... After starting the season with just five hits in her first 38 at-bats (.161), broke out with a 4-for-4 outing against Towson (March 7) ... Put together three separate hitting streaks of five games or more and reached base in 12 consecutive games from March 16-29 ... Recorded multiple hits in four straight games from April 1-7, including back-to-back three-hit performances, batting .714 (10-for-14) with two doubles and three home runs in that span ... Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on April 9 ... Ended the season on a six-game hitting streak ... Hit .368 (7-for-19) with seven RBIs, six runs scored and five extra-base hits, including three home runs, in five games at the Atlantic 10 Championship ... Drove in the winning run with a suicide squeeze bunt in the top of the 14th inning to knock out defending A-10 champion Fordham and reach the title game ... A day later in the championship, tied the game in the top of the seventh with a two-run homer off A-10 Pitcher of the Year Sara Plourde ... Named team MVP at the Senior Honors Luncheon.
High School: Led team to Division I CIF Central Section State Championship in 2010 and runner-up in 2009 and 2011...helped team to three consecutive Southwest Yosemite League Championships...two-time First Team All-Power League honoree...named to Second Team All-Power League her sophomore season...two-year captain...twice named to first team all-area squad...as a senior, boasted .515 on-base percentage and had league-best .846 slugging percentage...in junior and senior years posted team-best 87 hits, nine triples and seven home runs...stole a team-leading 16 bases in 2011 while picking up 25 RBIs, scoring 28 runs and touching base in all but three contests...also plays ASA for Jets Gold in Southern California and Southern California Combat Panthers club teams...member of National Honors Society and California Scholarship Federation...earned school's Academic Award and Medical Academy Award...member of Key Club, Pacific Rim, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Wigs for Kids and Medical Academy Clubs...graduated in top-14 percent of class with 3.8 GPA.
Personal: Victoria Kaleokalani Valos...born February 18, 1993...daughter of Pamela and Nicholas Valos...youngest of four children...has two brothers, Nick (22) and Philip (20), and one sister, Kehulani (21)...intends to major in psychology.