34 - Catherine Surane
Catherine Surane
Height: 5-3
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Newbury Park, Calif.
High School: La Reina
Position: C/OF

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Started in 14 of 33 games played ... had one home run, two doubles, five hits, three runs and eight RBIs ... vs. Missouri (Feb. 28)--stole a base ... vs. Nevada (Mar. 14)--hit her first career grand slam ... vs. Winthrop (Mar. 20)--went 1-for-3, hit a double and scored a run ... vs. Cal Poly (Mar. 24)--went 1-for-3, hit a double and scored a run.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of La Reina High School in Thousand Oaks, Calif. ... played for coach Bob Cisco ... earned All-League honors as a senior ... hit .419 for the season ... played on the USSA National Championship 16U team and was named to the All-World team while hitting .400 ... was a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born in Long Beach, Calif. ... daughter of Bob and Liz Surane ... has two younger siblings, Julianne and Robert ... father played football at LSU and her uncle Jim played football at Marquette and also in the NFL ... Uncle John played for the Atlanta Braves ... enjoys animals, reading, and cooking ... wants to obtain a JD/MBA and be successful in business.