CAREER HONORS & AWARDS
2011 (Senior Season): Had three hits and an RBI in a pair of NCAA Regional games against No. 8/4 Missouri... scored a run in NCAA Regional win over Indiana... had a hit in BIG EAST Championship game versus Syracuse... hit a home run at USF... had two hits against Illinois-Chicago, New Mexico, Illinois State and Seton Hall... scored two runs against Indiana and Illinois State... led the Blue Demons in sacrifice hits with 12... her glove work at shortstop is abig reason why DePaul's defense was ranked No. 4 in the country.
2010 (Junior Season): All-BIG EAST First Team... All-BIG EAST Academic Team...had a 13-game hitting streak... hit two grand slams this season... led the team in RBI... recorded her first hit of the season against Canisius... went 2-for-3 and delivered an RBI against Fresno State... went 2-for-2 with a home run and collected 4 RBI in the first game against Rutgers... went 1-for-3 with a home run and four RBI in the second game against Georgetown... drove in two runs against Creighton in the NCAA regionals... had a hit and an RBI against Rutgers in the BIG EAST Conference Championship.
2009 (Sophmore Season): Started in all 53 games... had the second-highest fielding percentage (.981) among infielders with more than 50 chances... smashed a three-run, pinch-hit home run and also had a single in 6-0 NCAA Regional win over Illinois... went 2-for-3 in 1-0 NCAA Regional final loss to Missouri... opened the season going 2-for-2 against Oregon State... scored two runs versus Providence... hit home runs against Pittsburgh, Michigan, and Notre Dame... had 64 assists and 94 putouts... had a season-high five putouts against USF... hit a double against Arizona State, St. John's, and Connecticut... went 1-for-2 in 1-0 loss to Notre Dame in the BIG EAST Conference championship game... batted .259 with 30 hits and 21 runs... on-base percentage of .368 was fourth on the team.
2008 (Freshman Season): Started 45 of her 55 appearances... made 11 starts at third and 34 starts at shortstop... season-high three RBI and first collegiate home run vs. Sacramento State... season-best two hits vs. Army and UCSB... clubbed first double of her college career against UMass... tallied a single RBI against UMass and Winthrop... as an infielder boasted a .957 fielding percentage with just five errors.
High School: Four-year letter winner... named to the first-team All Citrus Belt League... Citrus Belt League MVP in 2007... All-Area by the San Barnardio Times... earned the Silver Slugger award all four years... played in the San Barnardio County All-star game.
Personal: Daughter of Joe and Corina Yniguez... sister to Bernadette, Vannessa, Sarah... majoring in Business Management.