2016 NCAA Division III National Champions
Whitney Romero
2016-17 Softball
NO
11
POS
UTIL
B/T
R/R
HT
5-4
CL-EXP
FR-HS
HOMETOWN
Lafayette, Louisiana
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
St. Thomas More HS
Whitney Romero

PRIOR TO UT TYLER: Was an 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. 

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

MAJOR: Health and Kinesiology

CAREER ASPIRATION: Orthopedic Surgeon

Why UT Tyler?: "The small-school environment and close bond of the team really impressed me and I thought I would be able to excel and become a better softball player as a well as a better individual."

BEYOND THE GAME
Favorite Sports Team: Boston Red Sox
Favorite Athlete: Tom Brady
Favorite Movie: The Hunger Games
Favorite TV Show: Parks and Recreation and Grey's Anatomy
Favorite Musician: Migos
Favorite Food: Red beans and rice
Favorite Hobby: Puzzles
Funniest Teammate: Abby Frame
Most Serious Teammate: KK Stevens