Valerie Arioto

USA Softball

  • 1984

#20
Height: 5'7"
Position: 1B/Pitcher - R/R
Hometown: Pleasanton, California
School: University of California Berkley
Graduation: 2012

A FEW ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2012 Pac-12 Player of the Year
Top 3 Finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year (2012)
Led team at 2011 World Cup with 11 RBI
Member of ASA teams String and Sorcerers


EXPERIENCE
2013 USA Women's National Team Member
- World Cup Silver Medalist
- Hit .500 with four RBI
- Gold Medalist at Mayor's Cup and Pan American Games Qualifier
- Led team with .500 average, 18 RBI and five HR
2012 USA Women's National Team Member
-ISF World Silver Medalist
- Batting MVP at the Canadian Open Fast Pitch International
2011 USA Women's National Team Member
World Cup Champion
- Hit .438 (7-for-16) with a team high 11 RBI
Pan-American Games Champion
- Hit .385 (5-for-13) with four RBI and seven runs scored
Canadian Open Fast Pitch Silver Medalist
2010 USA Futures National Team Member
- Team finished third at the KFC World Cup of Softball
- Also made an appearance at the Japan Cup and Canadian Open Fast Pitch International Tournament
2009 Japan Cup Champion 

AT CALIFORNIA
2012 First Team NFCA All-American
2012 Top 3 Finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year
2012 Pac-12 Player of the Year
2012 First Team All-Pac-12
2012 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Winner
2010 First Team All-Pac-10
2009 Third Team NFCA All-American
2009 Second Team Easton All-American
2009 First Team All-Pac-10
2009 First Team All-Pacific Region
2008 All-Pac-10 second-team
2008 NFCA All-Pacific Region second-team

GETTING TO KNOW ARIOTO
Parents are Lee Arioto and Barbie Arioto
Has one brother, Tim
Has three dogs; Daisy, Bella and Chuy
Will be a fifth-year senior next year and will graduate in 2012 with a degree in American Studies with an emphasis on media, technology, and entertainment
Dream job is a sports broadcaster
Born on April 10, 1989
Graduate of Foothill Falcons High School

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