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Sydney Romero
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Sydney Romero 2528142
Position: Infield
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Vista Murrieta HS
Season AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB HBP SO OBP SB SBA FLD%
2016 .346 64 63 211 50 73 14 3 10 39 .583 19 2 4 .403 6 8 .983
2017 .339 69 69 236 57 80 14 1 12 59 .559 12 2 9 .373 15 17 .939
TOTAL .342 133 132 447 107 153 28 4 22 98 .570 31 4 13 .388 21 25 .961

Career
2016 and 2017 Second Team All-Region pick ... 2016 and 2017 All-Big 12 Second Team selection ... Named to 2017 Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team ... placed on 2017 USA Softball Top 50 Preseason Watch List ... ranked No. 22 on ESPNW's 2017 Preseason Top 25 Players Countdown ... chosen for 2016 WCWS All-Tournament Team ... 2016 All-Big 12 Freshman Team honoree ... one of 25 finalists for 2016 NFCA Freshman of the Year ... two-time Big 12 Player of the Week (3/22/17, 5/17/16)

2017 (Sophomore)
Played in and started 69 games at 3B ... led the team in hits and at-bats ... 236 at-bats were third most in OU history and strikeout rate of 26.22 AB/K ranked ninth ... ranked 14th in the country in hits (80), 19th in total bases (132) and 21st in RBI (59) ... hit a walk-off, 2-run HR in the 10th to beat Tulsa in the Norman Regional (5/21); hit .389 during the Regional with 6 RBI and two doubles ... recorded a pair of 2-run home runs on the opening day of the Big 12 Championship ... drove in a career-high 4 runs, tripled and stole a base at Wichita State (3/1) ... was 8-15 (.533) with 4 doubles and 7 runs scored at the Houston Classic ... tied career high in hits by going 3-3 with 2 doubles vs. Incarnate Word (2/17) ... scored career-high 3 runs, walked and stole a base vs. Ole Miss (2/17)

2016 (Freshman)
Played in 64 games with 63 starts at 3B ... tied for team lead with three triples ... struck out just 4 times in 211 at-bats on the season, giving her the third best strikeout ratio in school history at 52.75 at-bats per strikeout ... hit a 3-run homer in game one of the WCWS finals vs. Auburn (6/6) ... went 2-3, including a solo home run, with 2 runs scored, a walk and stolen base against her older sister Sierra's Michigan team in the WCWS (6/4) ... hit a solo homer and scored twice in game one of the NCAA Super Regional against Louisiana-Lafayette (5/26) and tied career high with 3 hits, including another solo homer, and scored twice in game two (5/27)

High School
Earned four letters under head coach Dan Torres ... three-time First-Team All-Southwestern League honoree ... 2014 Position Player of the Year by HS Game Time ... chosen by MaxPreps as a 2014 Underclass All-American and All-State for California Large Schools ... in her junior season, hit .612 with 41 runs scored, 30 RBI, 11 home runs and 13 stolen bases

Travel Ball
Has played five years for the OC Batbusters in Anaheim, Calif., under the direction of Mike Stith and Garry Haning ... helped the OC Batbusters win the 18U premier national championship and Team Mizuno win the 16U national title

Personal
Full name is Sydney Joy Romero ... parents are Michael and Melissa Romero ... has two sisters, Sierra and Sophia, and one brother, Michael ... sister, Sierra, was a three-time All-American softball player at Michigan ... chose OU over Michigan, Florida and UCLA ... undecided on a major

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