DeAnn Young

DeAnn Young

Player Profile


Camarillo, Calif.

High School:
Adolfo Camarillo HS





2008 (Junior):
DeAnn Young appeared and started all 59 games last season at first base ... Hit .263 with 24 runs and 23 RBI ... Strung together an eight-game hitting streak (Feb. 16-Feb. 23) ... Against Portland State (Mar. 22) went 2-for-2 with four RBI and two runs with a home run and walk ... Chalked up five doubles, one triple and four home runs ... Belted her first home run against Northern Illinois (Mar. 15), going 2-for-3 in the game with two RBI and two runs ... Nailed home runs in back-to-back games against Idaho State (Mar. 22) and Portland State (Mar. 22) ... Hit her lone triple at St. Mary's (Apr. 10) ... Tallied nine multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games ... Led the team in sacrifice flies with three adding four sacrifice hits ... Walked 11 times and hit by pitch four times ... Stole one base on two attempts ... Made a pair of appearances at third base ... Posted a .993 fielding percentage with 411 putouts and 24 assists ... Turned a team-leading 12 double plays ... Earned a season-high 15 putouts against Portland State (Feb. 20).
2007 (Sophomore): Appeared in 63 games, starting 61, mostly at first base ... Earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors ... Hit .270 with 25 runs ... Tallied six doubles and eight home runs, third highest on the team ... Put together a seven-game hitting streak (Apr. 21-Apr. 30) ... Went 3-for-4 in the win over Towson (Mar. 16) with two runs and one RBI ... Recorded three RBI against Northern Colorado (Mar. 28) on her one plate appearance, hitting a three-run home run ... Went 2-for-4 with one run and a season-high four RBI at NCAA Regional against Eastern Michigan (May 19) with a double and a home run ... Posted 11 multiple hit games, nine multiple RBI ... Stole three bases on four tries ... Was walked and hit by pitch 10 times each ... Was part of a team-leading 20 defensive double plays ... Posted a .992 fielding percentage with a team-high 458 putouts, adding 30 assists.
2006 (Freshman): Saw action in 58 games on the season with 56 appearances in the starting line-up, mostly at first base ... Named honorable mention All-Pac-10 Conference ... Earned second team All-Pacific Region accolades ... Held a .291 batting average ... Compiled 43 hits and scored 21 runs ... Ranked fourth on the team with seven home runs and third on the team with a .500 slugging percentage ... Had 11 multiple hit games and six multiple RBI outings ... Belted a 3-run home run in a 2-for-4 effort against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 11) ... Hit a two-run home run against No. 12 Northwestern (Feb. 18) ... Went 2-for-3 with a 3-run home run against Colorado State (Feb. 19) ... Matched the Oregon State single game record for home runs with two home runs and a double in a 3-for-4 and five RBI effort to lead Oregon State past No. 22 DePaul (Mar. 9) ... Went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI against No. 25 DePaul (Mar. 26) ... Finished the three-game season series against No. 7 California by going 5-for-8 from the plate ... Drove in a run in a 1-for-2 effort at No. 3 Arizona (May 13) ... Belted a double and scored a run against No. 19 Baylor (May 20) in the NCAA Regional Tournament ... Went 1-for-2 from the plate against No. 9 Arizona State (June 3) in the Women's College World Series ... Was a part of a team-leading 18 defensive double plays ... Held a .983 fielding percentage with a team-high 338 put-outs and 17 assists.

Four-year letterwinner for coach Jack Willard ... Was a three-time First Team All-Pacific View League selection ... Named Adolfo Camarillo High School Co-Offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore ... Pacific View League Player of the Year as a junior ... Was voted the ACHS Outstanding Offensive Player ... A Ventura Star, Daily News, and LA Times First Team selection ... A first team All-CIF selection.

Born in Montgomery, Ala. ... Grew up in Camarillo, Calif. ... Daughter of Larry and Vernell Young ... Has two older brothers, Dmitiri and Delmon and an older sister, Detra ... Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science ... Wants to be a physical therapist ... Both of her brothers play professional baseball ... Biggest athletic thrill to date was playing in the Women's College World Series ... Chose Oregon State because, "of its amazing softball team and of course, the baseball team."

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