|Erica Mascarenas - 9
JUNIOR SEASON (2004): Finished with a team-best 2.46 ERA ... tossed a team-leading nine complete games ... started 14 games and posted a 6-9 record in her first season as a Blazers after transferring from St. George, Utah ... allowed only 35 earned runs in 99.2 innings pitched ... the 35 earned runs allowed ranked sixth in Conference USA and she held the opposition to a .228 batting average, which was the eighth-best average in the conference ... struck out 69 batters and allowed just 44 walks ... Struck out five or more batters in a game seven times ... member of Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... named the tournament MVP at the 2004 Holiday Inn-Select Tulsa Festival as she posted a perfect 3-0 record and a 1.40 ERA.
JUNIOR COLLEGE (2002-03): Competed for two seasons at Dixie State College located in St. George, Utah ... helped lead the Rebels to their first appearance in the NJCAA National Tournament ... earned first-team all-region honors in both seasons ... named the Player of the Year in both 2002 and 2003 ... set the record for most strikeouts (179) and earned run average (1.56) ... finished the 2003 season with a 19-9 overall record and six shutouts ... during her two-year career at DSC she amassed a stellar 37-13 mark and broke into the career-leaders list in wins, appearances, starts, winning percentage and shutouts ... tossed a two-hitter in a crucial 1-0 victory against North Idaho in Scenic West Athletic Conference play.
HIGH SCHOOL (1998-01): Named the MVP of the Bloomfield High School softball team during her junior season ... earned All-America honors as a senior ... named to the New Mexico All-State Team three times ... helped guide the Bobcats to the state championship title in 2000 ... member of the honor roll in all four seasons ... also lettered in volleyball.
PERSONAL: Born on March 4, 1983, in Farmington, N.M. ... parents are Johnny and Gina Mascarenas ... majoring in health promotions.
Favorite Movie: Monsters Inc.
10 years from now, I hope to be: A dental hygienist and a mother
Favorite Musical Group: Linkin Park
Person I would most like to meet: Lisa Fernandez
Favorite Actor: Brad Pitt