Riverside Poly HS
Played in 45 games for Colorado State, starting 41 in her junior season...Hit .274 with six doubles, one home run and 15 RBI...Hit .311 with runners in scoring position...Recorded a .347 slugging percentage and a .316 on-base percentage...Finished the season with a 1.000 fielding percentage with 54 putouts and three assists...Made 13 appearances in the circle with four starts...Garnered a 6.40 ERA with a 1-6 record and one complete game...Led the team with two saves...Tossed 27.1 innings, allowing 10 walks while striking out 20 batters...Hit .262 in conference action with two doubles and one homer while tallying nine RBI...Recorded a season-high three RBI against San Diego State (April 26).
Played in 38 games in her sophomore season, starting in 37...Finished the season with a .311 batting average while recording 11 doubles, four home runs and 25 RBI...Hit .361 in conference play in 19 games...Recorded a .525 slugging percentage and a .426 on-base percentage in conference play with an overall slugging percentage of .500 and an overall on base percentage of .354...Had a career-high three hits against No. 12 Northwestern (March 21) and a career-high four RBI against UNLV (April 18)...Pitched 106.2 innings and recorded an 8-5 record...Finished the season with a 5.18 ERA while fanning 64 batters...Held opposing batters to a .319 batting average...Finished the season with a 1.000 fielding percentage with seven putouts and 30 assists...Named to the 2008 all-MWC team.
Played in 39 games for the Rams, starting 26, with 25 in the circle...Hit .200 with 16 hits and five RBI...Recorded seven doubles and one home run, which came against Iowa State...Pitched in 80.2 innings and ended the season with a 5.38 ERA...Struck out 77 batters and finished with a record of 6-5...Had a career-best 11 strikeouts against Iowa State...Notched a fielding percentage of .962 with three putouts and 22 assists with one error.
Was a two-sport athlete for the Riverside Poly Bears in Riverside, Calif. ...Played softball under coach Eddie Jones...Earned three varsity letters in softball...Named to the all-league team three years...Named second-team all-state...Named to the all-tournament team for the Corona and Thousand Oaks tournaments...Member of the league champion team four years...Member of the state champion team in 2004...Holds school record for lowest ERA...Softball captain in 2005...Played club softball for the American Pastimes, American Athletes and Vipers Gold.
Full name is Rebecca Penland...Born on Oct. 10, 1988, in Riverside, Calif. ...Daughter of John and Sally Penland...Has one brother, J.J....Nickname is Becca-Bear...Favorite food is Mexican...Favorite athletes are Andy Pettitte and Lance Armstrong...Majoring in human development and family studies.