8  Sara Spenia
Sara Spenia
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Durango HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
1B

Experience:
3L

Bats/Throws:
R/R

2005 MAC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

2005: Started 50 of 52 games at first base for the Herd...Went 2-for-3 with a run scored against hometown UNLV on Feb. 4...Went 2-for-4 with a double and a run against Liberty on March 4...Went 1-for-3 with a solo home run vs. James Madison on March 5...Went 2-for-5 with two RBI in the first half of a doubleheader against Ohio on April 16...Went 3-for-4 against Western Michigan on May 12.

2004: Played three different positions in the Herd infield...Had two hits against UNC Wilmington on Feb. 13, East Tennessee State on March 19, Toledo on April 3 and Arkansas on April 10...Went 1-for-3 with two RBI vs. Tennessee-Martin on Feb. 27...Went 3-for-7 with three RBI in a three-game series vs. Ohio...Hit her first career home run against Mt. St. Mary's on March 19...Finished the season strong , going 2-for-6 with two RBI and two runs scored in a three-game set against Kent State...Had four doubles, while driving in 16 runs in 2004.

2003: Started in 57 games for the Herd...Had seven multi-hit games...Knocked in two runs against New Mexico State, Wagner College and Morehead State...Had 34 hits and batted .227 during rookie season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a member of the two-time conference and region champion team at Durango HS...Named team's best defensive player in 2000, 2001 and 2002...Was an honorable All-State selection in 1999...Was a second team All-State selection in 2001 and a first team selection in 2002...Played summer ball for the Las Vegas Stars and the Las Vegas Rage.

PERSONAL: Full name is Sara Elizabeth Spenia...Born on March 30, 1984...Daughter of Frank and Becky Spenia...Has one older brother Frankie Spenia III (23), who attends the University of Nevada Reno...Majoring in sports management and marketing with a minor in psychology.