2006-07 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2005-06 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2008 Season (Junior)
Doubled in a 1-for-3 performance against Nicholls State (Feb. 8)... hit a triple against McNeese State in a 1-for-3 performance (Feb. 9)... went 1-for-1 with one run, an RBI and a walk against Army (Feb. 16)... hit a homerun in three consecutive games (Feb. 22-23)... went 1-for-3 with two RBIs and a homerun against Kansas (Feb. 23)... marked a 1-for-3 performance with a stolen base and two runs scored against Centenary (Feb. 23)... hit a homerun in a 1-for-3 performance against Texas A&M (Feb. 27)... had one RBI in a 1-for-3 performance against Rhode Island (March 7)... hit a two run homer in a 1-for-2 performance against Marshall (March 16)... hit a double, scored a run and had an RBI against Southern Miss (March 21)... went 1-for-3 with a homerun against Southern Miss (March 21)... hit two doubles in a 2-for-3 performance against Memphis (March 29)... had 15 putouts against Memphis (March 30)... went 1-for-1 with two runs scored and a steal against East Carolina (April 12)... hit a homerun against Tulsa in a 2-for-4 performance (April 19)... hit a homerun against Sam Houston State (April 23)... doubled against UAB in a 1-for-2 performance (April 26)... hit a homerun against UAB (April 26)... registered a walk in each of the C-USA tournament games (May 8-10)... had a hit against UCF in the C-USA Championship game against UCF (May 10).
2007 Season (Sophomore)
Made 59 starts which included 56 at second base ... registered a .284 batting average ... tied for team-lead, belting 10 home runs and nine doubles ... one of eight players in C-USA to reach that feat ... six of her 10 homers came in league play ... was 10th in conference games with a .323 batting average ... second on the squad, racking up 29 RBIs ... 17 of her 29 RBIs came in conference play ... drove home a team-best 14 RBIs with two outs ... added 10 multi-hit and eight multi-RBI efforts ... headlined C-USA with a .692 slugging percentage in league action ... went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs against New Mexico State (Feb. 25) ... hit go-ahead home run in sixth inning against the Aggies ... was 2-for-4 with two RBIs against Utah Valley State (March 2) ... strung together a five-game hitting streak (March 7-14) ... registered RBIs in three of those five games, including a solo home run at No. 18 Georgia Tech (March 14) ... went 2-for-3 with three RBIs in game two against Tulsa (March 17) ... notched a 3-for-3 performance with a run scored in game one at Memphis (March 24) ... cranked a three-run homer in game one at Sam Houston State (March 28) ... belted a two-run shot against UAB (April 1) in nationally-televised game on CSTV ... smacked a grand slam and registered a career-best four RBIs in game one against UCF (April 21) ... broke 1-1 tie in ninth inning of series finale at East Carolina (April 29) with a two-run homer ... put together a career-best eight-game hitting streak (May 5-20) ... went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs in game two against Marshall (May 5) ... drove home go-ahead RBI-single in the sixth inning of the C-USA Tournament opener against UCF (May 10) ... was 2-for 4 and belted walk-off homer in ninth inning of a 4-3 win against No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette (May 18) at the NCAA College Station Regional ... also notched a 2-for-3 performance with a run scored in 8-1 win over No. 7 Texas A&M (May 19).
2006 Season (Freshman)
Played in 32 games and made 20 starts ... split time at second base and designated player ... paced squad going 5-for-8 against left handed pitching ... notched .350 batting average with two outs ... recorded three putouts in her first career start at second base against Texas A&M Corpus-Christi (Feb. 12) ... knocked her first career hit and scored a run against Rhode Island (Feb. 24) ... also drew two walks and stole a base against the Rams ... cranked her first career home run at Tulsa (March 19) ... went 1-for-3 with a pair of RBIs against UTEP (April 1) ... picked up her first career multi-hit game, including a two-run homer at Texas State (April 5) ... was 2-for-3 with an RBI at Marshall (April 14) ... went 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI against Texas Southern (April 24).
Was a three-sport athlete at St. Paul High School ... other sports included volleyball and basketball ... member of 2004 and 2005 State Championship teams in softball ... 2002-05 All-District First-Team honoree ... chosen to All-State First Team from 2003-05.
Daughter of Don and Gina Valis ... born on July 10, 1987 ... twin sister Jessica plays on the Cougar softball team ... chose to attend UH because "feels like home to me." ... major is kinesiology.
Personality Trait I Admire in Others: A sense of humor.
TV Shows I Stay Home to Watch: The O.C. and Grey's Anatomy
Phobia: Doing things backwards
Favorite Movie: Failure to Lauch
One Thing I Wish I Could Better: Sing
Person I Admire Most: Members of my family for different reasons.
Dream Lunch Companion: Matthew McConaughey
Dream Vacation Destination: The Bahamas
Childhood Nickname: Haley Bailey