NMSU Softball BIO
18 Amber Olive
Sophomore (2011): For the second straight season, Olive made 20 starts for the Aggies. Overall, she made 40 appearances mostly in the outfield. Olive hit .275 at the plate with a .290 slugging percentage and .306 on-base mark. She ripped 19 hits and brought in seven runs. Olive went 4-of-5 on the season in stolen base attempts. She posted three multiple-hit games. Her one multiple-RBI contest came at Nevada on April 15. Olive claimed WAC All-Academic Team and NFCA scholar athlete honors for the second consecutive season.

Freshman (2010): Olive started 20 games for the Aggies in 36 appearances in her first season. In the batter's box Olive notched a .353 average in 68 at-bats. She connected on 24 hits and posted eight RBI. Five RBI came in one game on Feb. 13 against UTSA when

Olive hit her only home run of her career - a grand slam - to drive in four runs against the Roadrunners. Olive hit four extra-base hits including three doubles to go with her grand slam. She posted five multi-hit games and a pair of multiple RBI contests. Olive earned WAC All-Academic Team honors for her performance in the classroom.

High School: Olive led the Pioneers into the CIF playoffs in 2007 and 2008, culminating in a CIF championship game appearance in 2008. The 2008 Pioneers set a new Ventura County record for most consecutive wins is a season with 30, helping the team move into the title game. Olive hit .358 as a junior with 34 hits, seven RBIs, two triples and she scored 25 runs. She stole 15 bases on the season and had a .415 on-base percentage and a .400 slugging percentage.

Personal: Olive is the daughter of Sandra and Kevin Olive and was born in Northridge,

Calif. She is a psychology major.

Position: Outfielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Simi Valley, Calif. (Simi Valley HS)

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