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Reina Furuya
Reina  Furuya


Waipahu, Hawaii

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SB Set for Big Ten / ACC Challenge

Friday, Feb. 17 - Sunday, Feb. 19 | Atlanta, Ga. | Mewborn Field


SB Opens 2017 at LSU Tournament

Friday, Feb. 10 - Sunday, Feb. 12 | Baton Rouge, La. | Tiger Stadium


Record 81 Student-Athletes Receive Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards

Nine post perfect 4.0 GPAs in 2015-16 to continue record-setting year for Nittany Lion student-athletes


Softball Splits Doubleheader with Illinois

Penn State dropped a 2-1 decision in game one before taking game two 4-1


Softball Hosts Illinois for B1G Series on Senior Weekend

Friday, May 6 - Sunday, May 8 | Nittany Lion Softball Park and Beard Field

ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2014, 2015, 2016)

Started all 54 games at short stop in her senior campaign…Ranked third in the Big Ten with 132 assists on the season, while tallying 91 putouts for a .973 fielding percentage…Etched her name in the Penn State career records book with 68 walks, ranking her ninth all-time…Posted a .259 batting average in the 2016 season, hitting in the nine spot…Tallied 35 hits with four doubles, one triple and one home run…Drove in 14 RBI…Had a .386 on-base percentage and a .326 slugging percentage…Had seven multi-hit games and one multi-RBI game for the Nittany Lions…Notched a three-game hitting streak and a six game reached base streak…Drove in two RBI on two hits against Jacksonville (2/21)…Drew three walks in two-straight games against Hofstra (3/19)…Had four multi-walk games…Paced Penn State with a team-best eight assists against Saint Francis (4/27).

Appeared in 51 games, including 49 starts, with 45 at shortstop, three at first base and one in right field...Batted .214 (27-for-126) with 27 hits, 23 runs, four doubles, two home runs, 21 RBI and one stolen base...Posted six multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games...Went 2-for-3 with two doubles, two runs, and three RBI against Western Illinois (Mar. 1)...Had a 2-for-4 showing with a home run and three RBI at Wisconsin (Apr. 3)...Went 2-for-3 with a double and a grand slam at Wisconsin (Apr. 4)...Had three RBI and a run vs. Saint Francis (Apr. 22)...Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for the second time in her career.

Started all 49 games at shortstop...Batted .177 (22-for-124)...Scored 16 runs for the Nittany Lions and drove in 10 runners...Stole six bases on six attempts...Had a team-best 10 sacrifice hits and one sacrifice fly...Opened the season with a five-game hit streak...Posted two hits on four occasions: against Appalachian State, Dartmouth (Mar. 1), Bucknell (Apr. 16) and Wisconsin (Apr. 19)...Was 2-for-2, scored two runs, drew two walks and drove in a runner against Appalachian State (Feb. 7)...Had a pair of RBI against Bucknell (Apr. 16)...Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

Saw action in 43 games, starting 41 at third base and shortstop...Carried a .224 batting average and .270 on-base percentage...Scored eight runs and 20 RBIs on 24 hits...Sent two runners home on a single vs. Toledo (Mar. 9)...Put together a 2-for-2 effort vs. Arizona (Mar. 15) with a pair of singles...Tallied three hits, including a home run, in the series vs. Michigan (Mar. 29-30), scoring twice and posting four RBIs...Earned an RBI on a single at Michigan State (Apr. 3)...Drove in two runs in the series at Indiana (Apr. 5-6)...Went 2-for-4 at Pitt (Apr. 10) with a home run and three RBI...Notched a 4-for-6 performance in the doubleheader vs. Purdue (Apr. 17), tallying a double, one run and one RBI...Scored twice in the series vs. Northwestern (Apr. 19-21), hitting two home runs and earning five RBIs...Sent one runner home on a double vs. Nebraska (May 4).

Helped lead Punahou to 2011 ILH Division I Final appearance coached by Michael Okimoto and Bobby Makahilahila...Named first team all-state as a utility player in 2011...Helped lead team to finals of the 2010 Hawaii State Championship...Named ILH First Team shortstop in 2011 with an ILH Second Team honor as second base in 2010...Played for the Kaikamahine club team directed by John Lee...Four-year letterwinner in softball and two-year letterwinner in basketball...Led Punahou to 2011 Hawaii Division I Finals and third place in 2010...Basketball team won the 2010 and 2011 ILH Championship.

Full name is Reina Akemi Furuya...Born on April 29, 1994, in Honolulu...Parents are Gregg and Susan Furuya...Has an older brother, Bradley, who graduated from the University of Southern California...Majoring in energy business and finance with a minor in economics Parents are Gregg and Susan Furuya...Has an older brother, Bradley, who studies at the University of Southern California.



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