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- After an outbreak season for the sophomore, Sashel looks to come back for the 2016 season and split catching duties with Katee Aguirre.
- Recorded an RBI single in the first game of the season against Creighton, Feb. 5th.
- Went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and an RBI single against Illinois State on Feb 13th.
- Went 2-for-2 with a solo home run, a double and two walks against California on Mar. 20.
- Third on the team in on base percentage, reaching safely 48% of the time.
- Went a perfect 7-for-7 with four RBI in the first two games of the Stanford series on May 1-2.
- Has an impressive .993 fielding percentage with 141 putouts behind the plate as a catcher.
- Finsihed her season ranked third on the team for on base percentage with a .459.
- Made the Third-Team All-West Region and ASU All-Defensive Team Honorable Mention Selection.
- Got her first career hit against Penn State on Feb. 8.
- As a sophomore at Otay Ranch, Palacios hit .460 with a .505 on-base percentage... Had 34 runs scored and 43 RBI.
- Had an even more impressive season as a senior with a .523 batting average and .552 on-base percentage, leading the league in batting average in the process.
- Was named First-Team Mesa League as a sophomore, junior and senior and was a three-time MVP selection in the league as well.
- Played travel ball for Team Muzino and 18UGold San Diego Renegades for coach Mike Fox. Helped lead her summer team to a sixth-place finish at the 16U Champions Cup and a runner-up finish in the 18U Cup as well.
Personal: Born Sept, 17, 1995 to Francisco and Soida Palacios in Chula Vista, Calif...Plans to major in education...Graduated with honors with a 4.3 GPA from Otat Ranch....Has been playing softball since the age of four...Lettered in volleyball twice in high school...
Pac-12 Defensive Honorable Mention | May 13th
Third-Team All-West Region