34 Catherine Surane
34 Catherine Surane
Height: 5-3
Year: Junior
Hometown: Newbury Park, Calif.
High School: La Reina
Position: UTIL

2011 PCSC All-Coastal Division Second Team
2010 PCSC Academic Honor Roll

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011: Named to the PCSC's All-Coastal Division Second Team ... batted .304 as a starter in all 20 PCSC games, including coming through with clutch hits, posting a .364 average with runners in scoring position and was .357 with runners on base … started in 29 of Santa Clara’s 39 games overall splitting time between third base and catcher … registered at least one hit in six of the first eight league games, including hitting a homerun in the PCSC opener at Cal State Bakersfield (Apr. 9) … posted season-highs with three hits and three RBI at St. Mary’s (May 7) … hit .221 overall, enjoying a five-game PCSC hitting streak late in the year (Apr. 30-May 7).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010: Versatile player who started in 44 games … started eight times at catcher, seven at first base, 14 in right field, and 15 as the designated hitter … scored 10 runs, and registered 26 hits … drove in nine runs and drew seven walks … had a .914 fielding percentage … hit .250 with the bases loaded … tied for team-best five game hit streak from April 21 through 25 … registered four multi-hit games …went 2-for-3 with a double against Saint Mary’s (3/5) … went 1-for-3 with a solo homerun against Princeton (3/13) … hit her second homerun of the year against Loyola Marymount (4/24 … had a season-high three hits with a run and two doubles against Loyola Marymount (4/24) … in the final series of the season, went 1-for-3 with a run scored, an RBI, a walk, and an intentional base on balls against San Diego in May.

Started in 14 of the 33 games she played ... had one homerun, two doubles, five hits, three runs and eight RBI ... vs. Missouri (2/28)--stole a base ... vs. Nevada (3/14)--hit her first career grand slam ... vs. Winthrop (3/20)--went 1-for-3, hit a double and scored a run ... vs. Cal Poly (3/24)--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.

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.