Houston donors gather in honor of scholarships and philanthropy
Holly Anderson homers in her third straight game and fourth straight against the Tigers
Cougars outhit Tigers 17-5 on the day
Houston posts 5-3 comeback win over the Bears in second game
Outon helped lead Houston last week with eight RBI, two HR and two walkoff hits
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SOPHOMORE (2012)Named All-American (Third Team) after setting school records with 22 home runs and 64 RBI ... Had seventh-most home runs in the NCAA ... Tied an NCAA record by hitting a home run in six consecutive games (May 1, vs. UTSA; May 5-6, vs. Southern Miss ; May 10, vs. UCF; May 11, vs. Tulsa) ... Batted .619 (13-for21) with 14 RBI and 9 R during the stretch ... In C-USA, ranked second in RBI and HR, third in total bases (140) and slugging (.809), fourth in batting average (.370), fifth in runs (49) ... Started all 59 games and played every inning as catcher ... Hit her first home run of the year against Oklahoma State (Feb. 11) in Houston's win. ... Went 1-for-2 with a home run, four RBI and two runs against ULM (Feb. 18) ... Hit a grand slam against UTEP (March 17) in middle of three-game stretch with a home run in each game ... Led team with 18 multiple-hit and 19 multiple RBI games ... Went 3-for-10 at NCAA Regionals with three runs scored.
FRESHMAN (2011)Started 56 games at catcher and appeared in 60 games ... Threw out 14 runners on the base paths ... Third on the team in doubles (8) and walks (22) ... Ranked sixth on the team in home runs (5) ... Knocked in three RBIs in a game three times during the season... Hit two home runs and had three RBIs in Houston's win over ULL (May 22) to win the Austin Regional.
HIGH SCHOOLCompeted for David Sisson and Angela Freeze at Pflugerville High School...Served as team captain in 2008-10 and started all four years on the varsity squad...Helped the Panthers to a 24-4 season her senior year...Was Offensive and District MVP...First Team All-District 2007-10...Named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) All-State team and played in the All-Star game...Named second-team All-Central Texas catcher two years in a row (2006-07)...Was the All-Central Texas Co-Newcomer of the year...Also excelled in volleyball, lettering in three of four years as a Panther...Served as team captain...Was Academic All-District 2006-10 in both softball and volleyball...Was First-Team All-District in 2010 and the District Outstanding Hitter in the same year...Named to the TGCA All-State team in 2010...Earned varsity MVP honors and an All-Central Texas selection...Received Academic All-State honors in 2009-2010...NHS member from 2008-10 and graduated in the top 10-percent of her class...Also recruited by the University of Texas, University of North Texas, Lipscomb and Sam Houston State.
PERSONALFull name Haley Dianne Outon...Born August 3, 1992 in Round Rock...Daughter of Glenn Outon and the late Michelle Outon...Sister of Mandy Outon, who attends Texas State...Twin sister, Diedre, also plays for the Cougars' softball team...Played travel softball for the Texas Blaze Gold...Qualified for Gold ASA Nationals three-straight years...Finished 13th at the national tournament in 2010...Chose UH because of the academics, the environment and the softball program...Her hobbies include swimming, playing volleyball and camping...Majoring in Health with a minor in Human Development Family Services.