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Paige Gumz
Paige  Gumz

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chino Hills, Calif.

High School:
Chino Hills

Height:
5-8

Position:
C


05/12/2015

Compton, Gumz & Ford Earn Top Postseason MW Honors

Fresno State claims MW Coach of the Year, Pitcher of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year while earning two first-team picks and five second-team selections.

05/10/2014

`Dogs Wallop Wolf Pack in Finale to Tie For MW Runner-up Finish

Brazil homers twice in 10-1 win & Moss swipes four bases to tie her school game and season bests.

04/26/2014

`Dogs Split Doubleheader with Rebels

Back-to-back Fresno State homers spur game 2 win; eighth-inning UNLV solo homer decides opener.

04/16/2014

'Dogs Split Doubleheader at St. Mary's

Moss leads `Dogs to game 2 win with a two-run double; Martin homers in 4-3 opening loss.

04/13/2014

Aztecs Edge `Dogs in Nine-Inning Series Finale, 2-0

Fresno State falls just short of sweep but still ends weekend tied for MW lead.

05/04/2014

Senior Day - May 4, 2014 (vs. CSU)

Senior Day - May 4, 2014 (vs. CSU) - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.

04/23/2014

Photo Gallery at St. Mary's

Photo Gallery at St. Mary's (4/16/14) - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.

03/24/2014

Softball v. Pacific (03-14-14) - By Keith Kountz

Softball v. Pacific (03-14-14) - By Keith Kountz

01/10/2014

Softball - Fall 2013

Fresno Softball Action Pictures, October 2013. Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2013.

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Last updated: June, 2015

Fresno State Accolades
• 2015 MW Defensive Player of the Year
• 2013 All-Mountain West

2015 (JUNIOR): The Bulldog catcher was named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year, appearing behind the plate in all 56 games her junior year with 112 total career starts at Fresno State ... ranked top 10 on the team in multiple hit games (15), multiple RBI games (5), longest hitting streak (4) and reached base streak (12) ... hit in the five spot for the `Dogs in all but one game, claiming a top five positioning at the season's end for the most sacrifice bunts (3), at-bats (167), sacrifice flies (3), RBI (33), home runs (3) and total plate appearances (195) ... of the Bulldog starting lineup, she guided the squad with a fielding percentage of .997 with 321 putouts while catching seven runners stealing ... had a personal game-high of three hits, two times against Oklahoma State (Feb. 22) and Baylor (Mar. 8) with four RBI coming in the final game against Colorado State on Mar. 22 ... recorded six doubles on the season including four during the `Dogs non-conference slate and two facing San Jose State (Mar. 28) and UNLV (May 9) ... added three home runs to her two total heading into the 2015 season, including a recorded breaking back-to-back-to-back home run claimed against Stanford on Feb. 21, helping the Bulldogs defeat the Cardinal 13-8 at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic ... had two additional home runs during conference play against Colorado State and Utah State ... helped Fresno State to its first ever MW championship and earned an automatic bid to postseason for the first time since 2011 ... claimed her first postseason hit on May 15 against BYU at the 2015 NCAA Eugene Regional while posting a perfect fielding mark and tied for a team-high of nine putouts in the `Dogs two-game slate in Eugene, Ore.

2014 (SOPHOMORE): Started all 52 of the team's games behind the plate and batted in the sixth-eighth slots ... at season's end, ranked third on team in doubles (6), fifth in RBI (20), batting (.273) and slugging (.374) ... in her 24 games of MW play, ranked second on the team in slugging (.567) and fourth in batting (.373) ... hit her first career homer in the 24-4 Boise State second-game win, and her 3-for-4 day also featured her career highs in hits (3) and RBI (3) ... also hit a first-inning, three-run homer in the season finale win at Nevada ... six of her eight of her multi-hit games came in MW play against San Diego State (2-for-3), San Jose State (2-for-3), UNLV (2-for-3), Colorado State (2-for-4) and Nevada (2-for-3), and others came vs. Virginia (2-for-5) and St. Mary's (2-for-4) ... her two game-winning RBI came vs. CSU Bakersfield on a second-inning sacrifice fly and fourth-inning two-out double vs. UNLV ... had 10-game reached base streak in April that was started by a five-game hit streak vs. New Mexico, SDSU and St. Mary's, and four-game run at Santa Clara and San Jose State ... also had another four-game hit streak vs. Utah State and Mew Mexico ... defensively, threw out base stealers vs. Virginia (twice), No. 25 Texas, New Mexico and UNLV ... ended with a .992 fielding mark with 240 putouts, 22 assists and only two errors.

2013 (FRESHMAN): The All-MW selection started all 54 games behind the plate for the `Dogs and was one of six starters that topped .300 with her .311 batting average ... ranked second on the team in doubles (10) and walks (17), third in on-base percentage (.379) and fourth in hits (47) and RBI (21) ... caught nine runners stealing and had another pick-off ... drilled a career-best three hits twice against Boise State among her nine multi-hit games ... posted multi-RBI games vs. Cal Poly, Nevada, UC Davis and Utah State ... put together a 10-game hitting streak - second-longest on the season for the `Dogs - vs. St. Mary's, Cal Poly, Nevada and UNLV ... tallied 203 putouts, 22 assists and had a fielding percentage of .991.

High School: A four-time letter winner under coach Mike Southworth at Chino Hills High School...awarded first-team All-Sierra League and third-team All-Valley her senior year... a four-time scholar-athlete award winner...helped her team to win the Sierra League championship, and went on to win the CIF Southern Section Championship in 2012.

Personal: Daughter of Randee and Mark Gumz... has a younger sister, Erica ... she enjoys cooking, camping and shopping ... her biggest athletic thrill was winning CIF during her senior year of high school ... most admires her mom and dad for paving the way for their family and always putting her and her sister first ... chose to be a Bulldog because she had a lot of family attend Fresno State and she feels "at home" whenever she is on campus.



CAREER HIGHS
Runs scored: 3 - at Boise State (3/22/14)
Hits: 3 - vs. Boise State (4/13/13); vs. boise State (4/14/13); vs. Boise State (3/22/14); vs. Oklahoma State (2/22/15); vs. Baylor (3/8/15)
RBI: 4 - vs. Nevada (5/10/14); vs. Iowa (3/6/15); vs. Colorado State (3/22/15)
Doubles: 1 - 22 times
Triples: 1 - vs. UNLV (4/26/14)
Home Runs: 1 - vs. Boise State (3/22/14); vs. Nevada (5/10/14); vs. Stanford (2/21/15); vs. Colorado State (3/21/15); vs. Utah State (4/12/15)
Total bases: 6 - 2 times, vs. Boise State (3/22/14); vs. Nevada (5/10/14)
Walks: 2 - vs. Iowa State (3/7/13); vs. Pacific (3/20/13); vs. Portland State (2/6/15); vs. Oklahoma State (2/22/15); vs. Rutgers (2/27/15)
Stolen bases: 1 - vs. San Diego State (4/11/14); vs. New Mexico (5/3/13)
Putouts: 12 - vs. Colorado State (4/20/13); vs. New Mexico (5/5/13)
Assists: 2 - 9 times


FUN FACTS
Favorite Stuffed Animal: I can't sleep without my stuffed bear Boris
Favorite Saying/Motto: "Whether you can or you can't, you're probably right."
If I Could Have Dinner With Anybody: Dr. Phil, Kissin Kate Barlow, Emily Thorne, Doc Holiday
I'd Die Without My: Warped Tour Tickets
Favorite Place I've Visited: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Favorite Place I'd Like to Travel to: Scotland
Favorite Place on Campus: Locker room
Favorite Pizza Toppings: Mushrooms
Favorite Drink: Diet Coke
Favorite Singer/Band: Crown the Empire
Favorite CD: The Fallout
Favorite Song: Iris covered by Kellin Quinn
Favorite TV Reality Show: Real World
Favorite Cartoon Character: Courage the Cowardly Dog
Special Item I Have to Travel With: Boris
Favorite Coach Ford saying: "Be comfortable being uncomfortable."
If I didn't play softball, I would play: Hockey

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