Fresno State softball kicks off the 2013 season this weekend with a doubleheader on Friday night.
Last updated on Sept. 28, 2012
2012 (FRESHMAN): Played in three games, making two starts as the designated player ... was 0-for-4 on the year and was hit once by a pitch ... started the Feb. 11 game against Sacramento State and the March 16 game against No. 1 Arizona State, when she was 0-for-1 and hit by a pitch.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a three-year varsity player at Granada High School before lettering as a senior at Foothill High School ... two-time East Bay All-League... earned a NCS/CIF Distinguished Scholastic Award ... in her last year with the Matadors, she batted .347 with 21 hits, two triples, a home run and nine RBIs ... as a sophomore, garnered the team's best defensive award ... in the summer of 2010, she competed in the inaugural ESPN Rise National Softball Tournament ... on the ASA level, she batted .407 with 29 hits, five doubles and 19 RBIs with the Northwest Bullets Gold in the summer of 2011 ... in 2009 with the Sorcerer 18 Gold, she hit .356 with 13 hits, two doubles, a home run and 13 RBIs ... in 2008, she batted .412 with 25 hits, two doubles, a home run and 19 RBIs for the 16- Under Grapettes.
PERSONAL: Born on July 26, 1993 in Walnut Creek, Calif. ... daughter of Sebrina and Russ Neal ... has one older brother, Nathan ... is studying fashion merchandising at Fresno State ... hobbies include fashion and photography ... most admires her parents because "they have always been positive and have provided me with the tools to help make me successful" ... chose Fresno State because of the opportunity to play at a top-ranked Division I program.
Caitlyn Neal's Career Stats