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The honor marks the second of Dubois' career as she was named First Team All-Big Ten as a sophomore
Gianna Arrizurieta tallied two hits, including a double
The NIttany Lions snapped a 28-game home win streak for the Golden Gophers in a 2-1 eight-inning victory
Friday, May 4-Sunday, May 6 | Minneapolis, Minnesota | Jane Sage Cowles Stadium
FIRST TEAM ALL-BIG TEN (2017)
SECOND TEAM ALL-BIG TEN (2018)
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2017)
NFCA EASTON SCHOLAR-ATHLETE (2016)
2018 (JUNIOR YEAR)
Named Second Team All-Big Ten…Was the only Nittany Lion to start all 50 games…Led Penn State with a .295 batting average that included 46 hits, eight doubles, nine home runs, 27 RBI, and 21 runs scored…Tallied seven home runs in B1G action that tied for fifth in the conference…Hit three game-winning home runs, including a solo home run in the top of the eighth inning against Minnesota (May 4)…Had the game-winning home run against Illinois (April 29) and blasted a grand slam against Robert Morris (March 28) for the win…Went 3-for-4 at the plate with two RBI at Jacksonville (Feb. 23)…Paced Penn State with 11 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games….Carried a team-vest nine game hitting streak and a 13 game reached base streak…Had 74 putouts and three assists in left field for a .975 fielding percentage….Voted the 2018 Penn State Softball Offensive Player of the Year and the Most Valuable Player.
2017 (SOPHOMORE YEAR)
Appeared in all 56 games in the outfield for the Nittany Lions with a team-best .346 batting average…Earned First Team All-Big Ten honors after hitting at a .457 clip in conference play to rank third in the Big Ten…Paced the Nittany Lions with 31 runs, while tallying 30 RBIs to ranks second and six doubles, two triples and six home runs…Had 15 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games for Penn State…Was voted team Offensive Player of the Year…Drove in four runs against Georgia Tech (Feb. 18) and against Nebraska (April 16).
2016 (FRESHMAN YEAR)
Played in 39 games with 35 starts in her first season donning the Blue and White…Saw time behind the plate, in the outfield and in the designated player spot…Set a Penn State single game record with three doubles against Michigan State (April 1)…Notched 30 hits with five doubles, one triple and one home run for a .294 batting average…Posted a .392 slugging percentage and a .357 on-base percentage…Tallied five multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games…Went 3-for-4 with four RBI against Michigan State (April 1)…Drove in two runs on two hits and scored once against the Spartans in the series finale (April 2)…Had a double off the left field wall to drive in two runs in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal against Nebraska (May 13).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Prepped at Bishop Guertin High School where she was a four-year letterwinner for the Cardinals…Earned first team all-state and Nashua Telegraph First Team honors all four years of high school…Notched Division I Player of the Year honors as a junior in 2014…Led her team to a final four appearance in her final season as a Cardinal…Carried a career batting average of .489 with 120 RBI and 19 home runs…Batted .515 in her senior season with 42 RBI and seven home runs…Named captain in both her junior and senior season…Played for the Rhode Island Thunder for three years where she helped the team to a to a third-place finish at the Demarini Invite in 2015 and a ninth-place finish in the PGF Nationals in 2014…Was on the honor roll all four years…Member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society.
Full name is Victoria Michelle Dubois…Daughter of Loren and Denise Dubois…Has one sister, Jacklyn, who played four years of softball at UCONN…Majoring in advertising and public relations.