Name: Valerie Arioto
Sport: Softball
Discipline(s): Softball
Position: Infield
Height: 5'7"
DOB: 4/10/1989
Birthplace: Pleasanton, Calif.
Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
High School: Foothill High School
College: California - 2012
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 WBSC World Championship Gold Medalist; Hit .350 with a team-leading 9 walks with 4 RBI and 3 runs scored
  • 2016 WBSC World Championship Gold Medalist; Hit .611 with 7 HR, 18 RBI and 11 runs scored
  • 2014 WBSC World Championship Silver Medalist; Hit .250 with 3 RBI, 6 runs scored and 9 walks
  • 2012 WBSC World Championship Silver Medalist; Hit .381 with 3 HR, 13 RBI and 9 runs scored
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Pan American Games Gold Medalist; Hit .176 (3-for-17) with 2 RBI and 4 runs scored
  • 2018 USA Softball International Cup; Hit .400 (6-for-15) with five HR, 13 RBI, 10 runs scored and a 1.467 slugging percentage
  • 2017 Pan American Championship Gold Medalist; Hit .357 with 10 runs scored, 18 RBI and eight walks
  • 2015 Pan American Games Silver Medalist; Hit .364 with one HR, eight RBI and a 1.091 slugging percentage
  • 2011 Pan American Games Gold Medalist; Hit .385 with four RBI and seven runs scored
  • Four time World Cup of Softball Gold Medalist
Personal: Wears No. 20...Parents are Lee and Barbie Arioto...Has one brother, Tim...Has three dogs: Daisy, Bella and Chuy ...Dream job is a sports broadcaster...Played professionally in the Japan Softball League...Favorite activities include bowling, reading, learning, and softball
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COLLEGIATE HONORS

2012: Easton Softball All-American First Team ...NFCA All-American First Team ...Pac-12 All-American First Team ...Pac-12 Player of the Year ...Named to the USA Softball Top-50, Top-25, Top-10, and Top-3 watch list for Player of the Year. Received the Tom Hansen Conference Medal and the Lowe's Senior Class award.

2011: Red Shirt due to injury  

2010: Named to the Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American First Team ...Also placed on the All-Pac-10 first team ...Named to the USA Softball Top-50, Top-25 and Top-10 watch lists for Player of the Year

2009: Third-team NFCA All-American ...Second-team Easton All-American ...First-team All-Pac-10 and first team All-Pacific Region selection

2008: All-Pac-10 second-team ...NFCA All-Pacific Region second-team selection ...Named to the Fresno All-Regional team and recipient of the Donna Terry Award (Team MVP)   

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