6 Dianne Gonzalez
6 Dianne Gonzalez
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Riverview, Fla.
High School: Riverview HS
Position: OF
Major: Education
Bats/Throws: R/L

AS A SENIOR (2012)
Appeared in 53 games…Made 49 starts…Scored 16 runs…Compiled 27 hits…Posted a career-high five home runs…Knocked in a career-best 25 runs…Tied career-mark with 12 walks…Registered season-best three hits against West Florida (02/10/12)…Totaled a career-best seven bases against West Florida (02/10/12)…Posted a career-best three walks against Valdosta State (02/18/12).

AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Competed in 48 games…Made 41 starts…Batted .292 on the season…Collected 38 hits…Posted seven doubles…Scored 16 runs…Third on the team with 24 RBI…Drew nine walks…Stole 12 bases…Collected 14 multi-hit games…Drove in two or more runs, six times…Scored two or more runs, twice…Amassed a season-high three hits against St. Michael’s (03/17/11)…Drove in a season-best five RBI against St. Michael’s (03/17/11)…Stole a season-high two bases against Nyack (03/15/11)…Assembled a season-high five-game hitting streak…Finished with an on-base percentage of .343…Gathered a slugging percentage of .346.

Gonzalez played and started in all 53 games…She concluded the year with a .232 batting average, collecting 33 hits, 13 of which went for extra-bases.…She amassed a career-high 10 doubles and stroked the first two home runs of her career…She scored 14 runs and gathered 13 RBIs; both career highs…She had six multiple-hit games and two multiple-RBI games…In her best performances of the year, Gonzalez went 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBI against Dominican (2/28/10) and 2-for-4 with a home run and an RBI against Eckerd (3/3/10).

Gonzalez became a regular in the lineup for Lions, appearing in 43 of 55 total contests, and making 34 starts…The freshman concluded the 2009 campaign with a .204 batting average (19-for-93), 12 runs scored, and four Runs Batted In…She contributed with three extra-base hits and tallied three multiple-hit games, including her first career hit against Tarleton State (02/05/09)…In a doubleheader against Salem International (03/04/09), Gonzalez went 5-for-7 with three runs scored and a RBI… In the outfield, Gonzalez had 24 put-outs and one outfield assist while collecting a personal best four put-outs in two games.

Gonzalez was a starter on her varsity softball team for three seasons…Was named Most Improved Player for Riverview HS in 2006…Received All County honorable mention, while leading her high school in on-base and fielding percentage…Was named to the All County second team in 2007.

Gonzalez was born October 13 in Aibonito, Puerto Rico…Elementary Education major…Hobbies include playing softball, going to the beach, and spending time with friends and family…Her career goal is to become successful in whatever her chosen profession may be… Believes her positive attitude is her best asset to the team…Names Evan Longoria as her favorite athlete...Names the Tampa Bay Rays as her favorite team…Chose Saint Leo because of its beautiful campus and friendly people... Daughter of Ramon Gonzalez and Amparo Rios…Has one sister, Liz...Has two brothers, Luis and Michael.