Paige Lowe

Paige Lowe

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tustin, Calif.

High School:
Foothill HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
SS/UTIL

Experience:
3V

Bat/Throw:
R/R

OREGON STATE
2008 (Junior):
Paige Lowe appeared in and started all 59 games at shortstop ... Earned Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I All-Pacific Region Second Team honors ... Named to the All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention team and Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention team ... Hit .294 with 21 runs, 48 hits and 15 RBI ... Led the team in sacrifice hits with 12 ... Belted home runs against No. 2 Texas A&M (Feb. 9) and at Portland State (Mar. 25) ... Was perfect at the plate with two hits and a run against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 24) ... Went a solid 3-for-3 at Cal State Fullerton (Mar. 2) adding a run ... Had five doubles and one triple ... Nailed her lone triple in her 2-for-2 performance against Mississippi Valley State (Mar. 12) with a run and three RBI ... Instrumental in team's win over No. 3 UCLA (May 9), going 3-for 4 with a run and two RBI ... Tallied 11 multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games ... Stole 13 bases on 15 attempts, taking two at No. 8 Stanford (Apr. 11) ... Hit by pitch and walked twice ... Posted a .964 fielding percentage with 117 putouts and 154 assists ... Racked up a career-high seven putouts against No. 1 Arizona State (Apr. 5) with three assists ... Helped turn eight double plays.
2007 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 64 games, starting 63 at second base ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention ... Held a .288 batting average with 21 runs scored, 36 hits and seven RBI ... Posted 10 sacrifice hits ... Stole 10 bases on 11 attempts ... Posted six multiple hit games, including two three-hit games against Towson (Mar. 16) and No. 7 Arizona State (Apr. 22) ... Went 4-for-6 against No. 12 UCLA in two games with a double and a stolen base (Apr. 28-29) ... Recorded a .973 fielding percentage with 118 putouts and 131 assists ... Helped turn 17 double plays.
2006 (Freshman): Played in 50 games with 47 starts at second base ... Held a .243 batting average with 14 runs scored ... Had one double, two home runs and eight RBI ... Belted her first career home run with a two-run shot to help the Beavers beat No. 20 LSU (Feb. 24) at the Palm Springs Classic ... Broke the game open with a two-RBI double against UC Santa Barbara (Mar. 3) in the midst of a four-game hitting streak ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI at Cal State Fullerton (Mar. 4) ... Was a perfect 2-for-2 with two runs scored against UC Davis (Mar. 5) ... Hit the game-tying home run in the third inning of a victory over rival Oregon (Apr. 26) ... Went 1-for-2 from the plate at No. 3 Arizona (May 13) ... Scored a run in both NCAA Regional Tournament games against No. 19 Baylor (May 20-21), including what proved to be the game-winner in the semi-final contest against the Bears ... Her diving play defensively at second base in the Women's College World Series was an ESPN SportsCenter Top-10 Play of the Day ... Finished with a .966 fielding percentage with 75 put-outs and 67 assists ... Helped turn nine double plays.

FOOTHILL HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner for Coach Gonzalez and Coach Jordan ... Couldn't play freshman or junior year due to injury ... Started at third base sophomore and senior years ... Defensive Player of the Year sophomore and senior year ... Was high school team captain her junior and senior years ... Served as Girl's Athletics Commissioner ... Honor Roll.

PERSONAL
Born in Mission Viejo, Calif. ... Daughter of David and Dawn Lowe ... Has three sisters, Whitney, Caitlin, and McKenna and a brother, Tanner ... Majoring in Art ... Wants to be a photographer ... Sister, Caitlin, was an All-American softball player for the University of Arizona and McKenna plays at Oregon State ... Biggest athletic thrill to date was playing the Women's College World Series ... Chose Oregon State because, "the laid back atmosphere, the nice people and our amazing softball team."

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