Knief leads PSU offense with a double, triple and home run
2013 (FRESHMAN YEAR)
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 (3/9) ... Put together a 2-for-2 effort vs. Arizona (3/15) with a pair of singles ... Tallied three hits, including a home run, in the series vs. Michigan (3/29-3/30), scoring twice and posting four RBIs ... Earned an RBI on a single at Michigan State (4/3) ... Drove in two runs in the series at Indiana (4/5-4/6) ... Went 2-for-4 at Pitt (4/10) with a home run and three RBIs ... Notched a 4-for-6 performance in the doubleheader vs. Purdue (4/17), tallying a double, one run and one RBI ... Scored twice in the series vs. Northwestern (4/19-4/21), hitting two home runs and earning five RBIs ... Sent one runner home on a double vs. Nebraska (5/4).
Helped lead Punahou to 2011 ILH Division I Final appearance coached by Michael Okimoto and Bobby Makahilahila ... Named All-State first team 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.
Reina Akemi Furuya was born April 29, 1994, in Honolulu to Gregg and Susan Furuya ... Has an older brother, Bradley, who studies at the University of Southern California ... Majoring in energy engineering.