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Whitney Romero
2017-18 Softball
NO
11
POS
UTIL
B/T
R/R
HT
5-4
CL-EXP
SO-1L
HOMETOWN
Lafayette, Louisiana
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
St. Thomas More HS
Whitney Romero

PRIOR TO UT TYLER: Was a four-time all-state and academic all-state selection at St. Thomas More Catholic where she hit .478 with six doubles, three triples, eight home runs and 32 RBI... As a pitcher, she struck out 245 batters and had a 1.96 ERA with only 36 walks... Played for head coach Andria Waguespack and was named the district's MVP as a junior and senior. 

FRESHMAN (2017): Romero started her collegiate career by earning 2nd Team All-Conference and ASC Freshman of the Year honors… She made 23 appearances and pitched in 98 innings, recording 80 strikeouts and a 1.36 ERA… She also had 28 at bats and hit .393 with 3 homeruns… She was selected as the Tyler Regional Tournament MVP where she had 4 hits, 5 RBI’s, and a HR, as well as pitching 7 2/3 innings with only 4 hits allowed.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Paul and Nichol Romero. Has one sibling, Kathryn Romero who played softball at Millsaps College. 

MAJOR: Chemistry with an emphasis in Biochemistry

CAREER ASPIRATION: Orthopedic Surgeon

Why UT Tyler?: "It gave me the opportunity to be successful, not only on the field, but in the classroom as well. The winning tradition of the program is something that I will be able to carry with me for the rest of my life.”

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