Henderson ties Michele Granger's program-record 13 weekly Pac-12 honors
Cal produced just two hits in its first shutout loss
Breana Kostreba and Victoria Jones hit home runs in a 3-1 rout of Oregon State in game two of the series
Cheyenne Cordes hit a two-RBI home run in the fifth inning to shut out Oregon State 8-0
Cal used all 17 of its healthy players to shut out Santa Clara
2012 Cal Softball - Year in Photos
As a Sophomore (2013):
Cal's starting shortstop and one of the most vocal leaders of the Golden Bear squad...Started 44 of 51 regular-season games in the leadoff position...Earned her first-ever Pac-12 Player of the Week honor after leading Cal in batting in week four, going 9-for-18 (.500) with four home runs, including two grand slams, three doubles and 12 RBI against Pacific and at the Fresno State Classic...Set new career-highs in hits, runs scored and RBI against Saint Mary's on March 10, going 4-for-4 with four runs scored and five RBI...Went 8-for-11 (.727) in first Pac-12 series against Utah with one home run...Tallied three hits, including two doubles, and two runs scored in Cal's only win of the UCLA series on April 13...Has two of Cal's four grand slams of the season...Started 50 games of the regular season, all at shortstop, batting .327 with 35 runs scored, 33 RBI and nine home runs.
As a Freshman (2012):
Started at shortstop for all 65 games, making just seven errors...hit .275, slugged .410...one of four infielders to play errorless ball in the Berkeley Regional...helped the Bears to the Women's College World Series with a 2 RBI home run against Washington on May 27...led team in sac flies (6)
Accumulated countless awards during her senior season, highlighted by the California Gatorade Player of the Year, All-State First-Team, ESPN RISE and Max Preps All-State First-Team, the California Medium Schools Player of the Year, Max Preps All-American and ESPN RISE First-Team All-American...Played at the 2011 Under Armour Game as an All-American...Was a finalist for the Max Preps National Player of the Year and California Ms. Softball...In 2011, was the All-City Player of the Year and her high school's female athlete of the year...Named First Team All-State Underclassman in 2009 and 2010...Named First-Team all-league and league MVP four times after leading RHS to four SCAC League titles...Lauded as the 2010 and the 2011 Daily Republic Female Athlete of the Year...Took her Rodriguez High School team to a SCAC League championship and Champions of the Sac-Joaquin Division III Section in 2011...Ran cross country and played junior varsity basketball in 2008...Four-time scholar-athlete and member of the Principal's Honor Roll...Named to the National Honor Society from 2009-11 and participated in the Mustang Mentor Program for two years...Placed on the 2011 All-California Team
Member of the U.S. junior national team...Traveled with the U.S. squad to South Africa for Junior Worlds where they won the gold medal...In 2011 with the Lady Magic, she hit .476 and took seventh at nationals...Won a gold medal with the Americans at the Pan-American games in 2010 in Bogota, Columbia...In 2009, her ASA team took third at the Champions Cup and 24th at ASA Gold Nationals...Won the Independence Day 16U Championship and national championship in 2008...Played travel ball with Danielle Henderson, Jolene Henderson and Lindsey Ziegenhirt
Hopes to continue playing for the national team and be an ESPN sports anchor...Mother, Tracy Cordes, attended Sacramento State...Has been a Cal fan since 2002...Says her mother and Derek Jeter are her personal heroes
Why I have my number:
Natasha Watley was No. 27 in college and I aspire to be as great as she is.
"Girl on Fire" by Alicia Keys - motivation to get better every day... "I'm from the Bay" by Messy Marv - I'm a "Bay Baby"