Photos of CSU softball on the second day of the Colorado State Classic against Dayton and Nebraska-Omaha.
HIGH SCHOOL: Is a 2013 graduate of Calvary Chapel High School in Downey, Calif. ... Won four league championships, never losing a conference game... Earned Calvary's first-ever CIF-Southern Section state title in 2011, and was the winning pitcher and player of the game with a complete-game victory... Her team reached the CIF-SS quarterfinals the other three seasons... During her career, she went 67-9 with a 0.70 ERA... She averaged 1.40 strikeouts per inning, and held a 12.4:1 strikeout to walk ratio (658 to 53)... Named Grizzly Athlete of the Year by her high school... Earned four all-league honors, including being named MVP three times... Recognized for countless additional honors, including three CIF-SS Division first-team selections and three ESPN Cal-Hi all-state nods... Selected as the 2013 East Region Player of the Year by the Los Angeles Wave and a Dream Team player by the Long Beach Press Telegram... As a junior she went 9-0 with a 0.35 ERA, and in 2013, as a senior, she posted a 21-2 record, 0.39 ERA and 15.8 strikeout-to-walk ratio... Also was a threat offensively, finishing her career with a .469 batting average... With her club team, Mizuno Pride, she advanced to the ASA and PGF Nationals... Played her last year of club ball with the Firecracker organization... Away from the diamond, she is a four-year Citizen Award recipient, and has received several scholastic honors, including the Principal's Award each year.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 14, 1995, in Fountain Valley, Calif. ... Raised in Downey, Calif. ... Daughter of Walt and Kathy Petakoff... Has two older brothers, Ryan and Nathan... Has worn No. 25 since she began her softball career at the age of 5... Majoring in health & exercise science.