Reina Gaber
Reina  Gaber


Whittier, Calif.

High School:
S. El Monte HS






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JUNIOR (2012)
Started all 59 games making 48 starts in right field, two in left and nine at designated player ... Ended 2012 season with .321 career batting average, highest active on the team and No. 5 in program history ... Batted .349 with 26 RBIs, fourth on the team in both categories ... Had the third most hits (58) and tied for team lead in doubles (11) ... Started an 11-game hitting streak the third game of the year against Sam Houston State (Feb. 11) lasted through 5-for-5, four RBI performance against UNLV (Feb. 25). Set Houston single-game record with five hits in the game vs. UNLV and contributed a steal as the Cougars stole seven bases in the game to set a single-game record for the program ... Went 22-for-37 (.595) during the hitting streak ... Named C-USA Hitter of the Week (Feb. 21) after that span going 8-for-14 and leading the league in runs, hits and average that week ... Hit three-run homer against Memphis (March 24) to help give starting pitcher Diedre Outon the no-hitter win ... Went 3-for-4 against Northwestern (May 19) in the NCAA Regional game with two doubles and runs scored.

Started 41 games as the designated hitter, appeared in 54 on the season ... Important pinch hitter who delivered clutch hits ... Fifth on the team in RBIs (21) and doubles (5) ... Delivered two clutch hits against No. 16 LSU in two separate games during the Hilton Houston Plaza Classic ... Broke up a no-hitter in the 8th inning with a game-winning single (Feb. 20) and delivered a game-tying sac fly the previous day as the Cougars won both games ...Went 2-for-2 with two runs scored, an RBI and a walk against Southern (Feb. 19) ... Hit 2-for-4 at Memphis (March 19) and drove in a run ... Scored two runs while going 2-for-4 at the place at Southern Miss (March 26) ... Had a season high of three RBIs and was 3-for-4 in Houston's win at East Carolina (Apr. 30) ...Was a perfect 3-for-3 in the Cougars regular season finale against UCF (May 8).

Appeared in 45 games as the designated hitter ... Her batting average (.325) ranked second on the team and 13th in conference ... Went 1-for-2 in win against UTSA, recording one run, an RBI and a sacrifice fly (Feb. 19) ... Collected one RBI and went 1-for-4 in victory over Jacksonville State (Feb. 26) ... Went 1-for-2 and scored two runs in win against Southern (Feb. 27) ... Notched one RBI and went 1-for-2 against No. 16 LSU (Feb. 28) ... Drove in one RBI en route to a shutout against Southern (March 11) ... Went 1-for-2 with a double and two runs in win against Southern in game two (March 11) ... Went 1-for-1 with one run in game two of the Southern Miss series (March 13) ... Scored a run and went 1-for-3 to help the Cougars shutout and sweep the Golden Eagles (March 14) ... Went 1-for-4 with two RBI in game one of the North Dakota State doubleheader (March 16) ... Recorded a hit in every game of the UCF series, driving in an RBI in game one (March 20-21) ... Went 2-for-4 in game one of the UTEP series (March 27) ... Went 1-for-2 in game one of the Louisiana-Lafayette doubleheader (March 30) ... Went 2-for-3 in game one for the UAB series and 1-for-3 in game two (April 2) ... Batted in a career high of five runs and recorded five total bases including two doubles in 20-0 shutout against Prairie View A&M (April 6) ... Recorded five hits including first career home run, tallying four RBI in Memphis sweep (April 10-11) ... Named C-USA Co-Hitter of the Week (April 5-11) ... Hit second career home in game one of Tulsa series, going 2-for-4 with two runs and three RBI (April 17) ... Went 2-for-3 in game two of the ECU series and 3-for-3 with three RBI and two doubles in game three (April 24-25) ... Hit a two-run double in game one of the Marshall series (May 1) ... Went a perfect 4-for-4, tying career record with five RBI in addition to setting a new personal best in total bases with six in regular season finale win against Baylor (May 8) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double in the first game of the C-USA Tournament (May 13) against UAB.

Graduated from South El Monte High School in 2009 ... Played in the Mission Valley League under the direction of head coach Dean Bunting ... Four-time Softball MVP ... 2006-2009 First-Team All-District ... Three-time Mission Valley League MVP (2007, 2008, 2009) ... All-CIF (2006-2009) ... 2009 First-Team All-San Gabriel Valley ... South El Monte High School Athlete of the Year in 2009 ... Also played tennis, soccer and basketball in high school ... Was the 2008 Mission Valley League Singles Tennis Champion ... Named first team All San Gabriel Valley for tennis as a senior (2008) ... Played for the SoCal Wicked in summer league play.

Daughter of Michael and Laura Gaber ... Born Aug. 4, 1991 ... Received Scholar-Athlete Award in 2006 and 2007 ... Participated in the marching and concert band for four years ... Hobbies include writing poetry, singing and swimming ... Also recruited by North Carolina State and Florida International.

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