Homered in three straight games against UC Riverside, Tennessee State and No. 11 Oklahoma between Feb. 9 and Feb. 14.
Hit her first multiple home run game against North Dakota on Feb. 28, giving her a team-best six RBI in the contest and a personal best for single game home runs, RBI and runs scored (3).Went 3-for-3 with four RBI, two doubles and one run scored against UC Davis on March 10. Had three hits on three occasions, including against No. 15 Michigan on March 15. Recorded a pair of doubles during three games including against Washington and at Arizona. Ranks 18th all-time at ASU in doubles with 18. Started every game of the season at third base. Named Pac-12 All Conference Honorable Mention on May 15 and NFCA All-Region First Team on May 16. Finished the season with 61 hits, 41 runs, 12 homers, 47 RBI and a team best 14 doubles. Was just shy of cracking the Top 20 in single-season marks in hits, homers and RBI. Did well in the postseason, tallying two hits in the Tempe Regional, going 3-for-4 with four RBI on her homer against Kentucky in the Super Regional (May 26) and had a homer against Texas in the WCWS on May 30. In the ASU career record book, ranks 15th in homers (25) and 21st in RBI (90).
Made 58 starts at third base in her collegiate debut, finishing the season with 46 hits, 29 runs scored, 11 home runsand 43 RBI. Had three hits, four RBI and a homerun against No. 14 Arizona on March 25. Posted two, four-RBI games, and five two-run games. Hit .355 in the postseason, which was second on the club, with a team-best 11 hits, three homers and eight RBI. Named to the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team on May 16.
Steele is an ESPN Rise First-Team All-State selection and comes to ASU from Poway High School. She led the Titans to a CIF championship game in 2011 while batting .487 with 35 RBI and 36 runs scored. She is the 2011 CIF San Diego Section Softball Player of the Year and the MVP of the Palomar League and North County Times.
She is the daughter of John and Marcy Steele and has one sister, Sydney. The business law major competed four years in softball and one year in cross country and soccer while at PHS. Her full name is Haley Marie Steele. She loves to play foosball. Hobbies include reading and going to the movies.
Haley Steele's Career Stats
NFCA All-Region First Team | May 16
Pac-12 All Conference Honorable Mention | May 15
Pac-12 All-Freshman Team | May 16