Ninemire on Arafiles: "We'll be counting on her from either the first base or designated player positions."
2004: In her first season at Cal, appeared in 28 games, starting eight, hitting .138 (4-for-29) with one RBI, six walks and six runs ... hit .300 against Pac-10 opposition in six games with a .333 on-base percentage ... had a team-high 20 substitute appearances ... recorded a .962 fielding percentage on 26 chances ... first hit as a Bear came at Santa Clara (4/13).
San Joaquin Delta College (2001-03): Named a 2002 and 2003 Junior College All-American ... the 2003 MVP of the Bay Valley Conference, where she hit .610 in league play with zero strikeouts ... Selected to 2002 and 2003 California All-State team and Northern California team.
High School: Named 2001 San Joaquin Athletic Association MVP ... All-Area Player of the Year in 2001 and SJAA Offensive MVP in 2000 and 2001 ... chosen all-area first team four seasons ... selected as team captain as a senior ... on honor roll and a member of Lincoln HS marching band for four years ... played one season of varsity soccer.
Personal: American studies major ... participated in USA/Japan Tournament (Osaka, Japan) as a member of her 18-Gold club team ... parents are Peter and Gwen Arafiles ... Gwendolyn Diane Arafiles was born April 19, 1983 in Stockton, CA.
Arafiles' Career Statistics Year G AB R H AVG 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB-ATT 2004 28 29 6 4 .138 0 0 0 1 6 14 1-1