|High School:||Charter Oaks HS|
CAREER STATS (pdf)
Played in 37 games, and started each of those contests at second base…hit .272 (25-for-92) with eight runs, three doubles, 12 RBIs and a team-high 15 walks…had a .376 on-base percentage, the second best mark among Hornet regulars…hit .310 with runners in scoring position, and six of her 12 RBIs came with two outs in an inning…in the seventh inning or later, Papez hit .467 (7-for-15) with four RBIs…had a walkoff RBI-single in the eighth inning of a 1-0 victory over Kansas…had a two-out, two-run single in the top of the seventh inning to give the Hornets the lead in an eventual 4-3 win at Santa Clara…hit safely in four of her final five games of the year, batting .385 (5-for-13) during that stretch with three RBIs.
A 2012 graduate of Charter Oak High School in Covina, Calif…a four-year member of both the softball and volleyball squads…in softball, she was a four-year starter for the varsity team, primarily at shortstop…a three-time all-Sierra League selection, she was selected to the first team as a sophomore, and second team during both her freshman and senior seasons…also selected to play in the San Gabriel Valley All-Star game as a senior…hit better than .350 three times during her four years with the Chargers, including .477 as a freshman, .354 as a sophomore, and .351 as a senior…during that freshman season (2009), she batted .477 with 22 RBIs in 20 games, and followed up that effort a year later with 29 runs and 16 RBIs in 29 games…named the Chargers’ defensive player of the year three times, and was named a scholar-athlete every year of her career in both softball and volleyball…set the school’s single-game record with three doubles against Wilson High School in 2011…finished her career 16-for-21 in stolen base attempts.
Parents are Scott and Kimberly Papez…a criminal justice major…played five years for ASA’s Lakewood Firecrackers of Downey, Calif.