Princess Valencia - Softball - University of Kentucky Athletics 30


  • position INF
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Georgetown, Ky.
  • Previous School Western Kentucky
  • Major Western Kentucky

From WKU:

WKU Dean’s List (Fall 2019)
WKU Dean’s List (Spring 2020)
Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll (2019-20)
Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll (2020-21)

As a Junior (2021): Conference USA All-Tournament Team…Played in 25 games for WKU while starting 9 of them…Saw time between catcher, third base, designated player, pinch hitter and pinch runner…Batted a .306 with 11 hits and 7 runs scored on the season…Drove in 4 runners while hitting one double on the season for a .333 slugging percentage…Had a .381 on-base percentage along with a stolen base…Drew five walks and delivered a sac fly…Tallied five putouts while playing in the field.

As a Sophomore (2020): Drew three starts (catcher, first base and third base) while appearing in 14 total games…Owned a .250 batting average with five hits and three runs scored…Drew three walks and delivered a sacrifice hit…Stole a base against Indiana State…Recorded a two-hit game in her start against Ball State…Season-best two-game hitting streak and reached base streak.

As a Freshman at Morehead State (2019): Played 33 games and started 30…Batted .279, going 24-for-86 at bat, and recorded 4 runs, 5 doubles, a home run, 5 runs batted in, 9 walks, a sacrifice hit, a .372 slugging percentage, and went 1-for-2 for stolen bases…Played right field and catcher…Had 5 chances in field and ended the season with a .938 fielding percentage…Caught 4 runners stealing and allowed 9 stolen bases.

High School: Hit .377 with 17 RBI during her senior season at Scott County HS…Owned a .481 on-base percentage and posted a .993 fielding percentage behind the plate…Three-time state champion, winning the title in 2014, ’16 and ’18…Four-year varsity starter and started playing on the high school squad in seventh grade…Collected All-District, All-Region and All-State Team honors as a senior…First-Team All-Academic selection in the classroom.

Personal: Born March 21, 2000…Daughter of Ruben and Melissa…Two siblings, a sister, Leilani, and brother, Luke…Plans to major in architecture on The Hill.

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