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Falepolima Aviu
Player Profile:
Falepolima Aviu 2528040
Position: Outfield
Height: 5'4"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Oceanside, Calif.
High School: Rancho Buena Vista HS
Season AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB HBP SO OBP SB SBA FLD%
2016 .355 61 55 172 38 61 8 0 8 50 .541 12 6 10 .409 5 10 1.000
2017 .327 70 70 205 39 67 18 0 5 51 .488 21 18 12 .426 6 7 1.000
TOTAL .340 131 125 377 77 128 26 0 13 101 .512 33 24 22 .419 11 17 1.000

Career
2017 First-Team All-Region and 2016 Third Team All-Region selection ... 2016 and 2017 All-Big 12 Second Team honoree ... chosen to 2016 All-Big 12 Freshman Team

Record Book
Finished the 2017 season ranked fifth in OU history in career sac flies (8) and eighth in HBP (24)

2017 (Sophomore)
Started all 70 games (47 at DP, 19 in RF, 4 in LF) ... led the team in doubles and sac flies (5) ... tied for fourth in OU history with 5 sac flies, doubles total (18) tied for sixth in OU history and HBP (18) ranked seventh ... finished 13th in the country in doubles, 18th in sac flies and 48th in HBP per game (0.26) ... recorded a two-run homer in the 12th inning vs. Florida in game one of the WCWS Championship Series (6/5) ... hit a walk-off, two-run double in the bottom of the 10th to beat Baylor (4/22) ... slashed .625/.700/1.125 in 3-game series vs. Iowa State with 6 runs, a 2B, a HR and 3 RBI ... tied career high in hits by going 3-5 with 2 2B and 2 RBI at Long Beach St. (3/14) ... went 7-13 (.538) with a HR, 3 RBI and 4 runs scored at the Houston Classic

2016 (Freshman)
Played in 61 games with 55 starts (31 at DP, 24 in RF) ... led team with 3 sacrifice flies, tying for ninth in OU single-season history ... was 2-3 with an RBI in game 3 of WCWS Championship Series vs. Auburn (6/8) ... went 2-4 with a double and 3 RBI against Louisiana-Lafayette in the NCAA Super Regional (5/26) ... set career high with 3 hits and drove in a run at Iowa State (5/1) ... hit a walk-off grand slam against UMKC (3/25) ... homered twice and drove in a career-high 6 runs against Maryland (3/12) ... hit a pair of 2-run homers in game one of a DH against Dartmouth (3/5) ... hit the first home run of her career and was 2-4 with 2 RBI vs. Creighton (2/19)

High School
Earned four letters under head coach Theresa Murillo ... 2014 All-State Under Classman by CalHiSports ... chosen as the 2013-14 San Diego Softball Athlete of the Year by the San Diego Union-Tribune ... as a junior, named to the Full Count Softball 2015 Hot 100, CalHiSports Stat Star of the Week and Softball West Magazine Best in the West Top 100 ... team captain in her junior year where she earned Team MVP and Offensive Player of the Year honors as she helped lead her school to a share of the league title ... hit .651 with 40 runs scored, 32 RBI, 14 home runs and 24 stolen bases ... also named Avocado West All-League First Team, San Diego All-CIF First Team ... San Diego Section home run leader as a junior … in sophomore season, chosen as Team MVP, Avocado West League Player of the Year, Avocado West All-League First Team and San Diego All-CIF First Team ... as a freshman, named team's Defensive Player of the Year and Avocado West All-League Second Team ... named to Principal's Academic Honor Roll (2011-14)

Travel Ball
Spent four years playing for the OC Batbusters in Anaheim, Calif., under the direction of Mike Stith and Garry Haning ... helped lead OC Batbusters to the 2014 and 2015 PGF 18U Premier National Championship ... in 2012, was a member of Team Mizuno, which won the 2012 Premiers Girls Fast-Pitch 16U National Championship

Personal
Daughter of William and Patricia Aviu … has one older brother, Kava, and younger twin siblings, sister Va'asaumamao and brother D'tron ... name pronounced FAH-leh-PO-lee-muh uh-VIEW ... majoring in academic affairs

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