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Aisha Figueroa Bio
Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
Release: 07/31/2013




2013 (Junior): 
Was named second team All-Southern Conference at Utility ... started all 57 games and hit .297 with 42 runs scored, sixth best in school-history, 55 hits, two doubles and 11 RBI ... had 13 multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games ... set a new career-high with 22 stolen bases ... had two hits with two runs scored and a stolen base against George Mason (Feb. 10) ... scored a run in five-straight games against Charlotte (Mar. 14) twice and all three games against Western Carolina (Mar. 16-17) ... went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored against North Carolina A&T (Mar. 21) ... had two hits, three runs scored, an RBI and a stolen bases in the series against Elon (Mar. 29-30) ... picked up three hits in the doubleheader against Virginia Tech (April 2) with two stolen bases and an RBI ... had three hits, two runs scored, two stolen bases and an RBI against Liberty (April 10) ... was one hit away from tying the school record for most hits in a game, going 4-for-4 with a stolen base against UNCW (April 16) ... had five hits, an RBI and three runs scored in the series against Chattanooga (April 20-21) ...  had a 16-game hitting streak from Mar. 30 through April 27 ... reached base safely in 19-straight games ending on May 4 against College of Charleston ... had four hits, two runs scored and three stolen bases in the SoCon Tournament (May 8-11).  

Puerto Rico national team (2012):
Participated in the Canadian Open earning MVP honors while being the designated player for the national team.   

2012 (Sophomore):
Appeared in 43 games, starting 43 at shortstop and third base for the Spartans … hit .283 on 41 hits with one doubles, two triples, 13 RBI and 22 runs scored … first on the team in stolen bases with 14 and was tied for seventh in the Southern Conference … her .283 average was fourth best on the team … had 12 multi-hit games and four games with two or more runs scored … went 3-for-4 at Jacksonville (Feb. 10), a 3-for-4 effort against Georgia Southern (April 6) and a season-best 3-for-3 game against Chattanooga (May 5) … stole two bases at Liberty (April 4) and against Western Carolina (April 28) .. was second on the team with 80 assists in the field … had a season high four game hitting streak from April 28 through May 5, putting together seven hits in 14 at bats. 

Puerto Rico national team (2011)
Played with Puerto Rico’s full national team at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, in the fall of 2011 … played second base and batted second … started all seven games … went 9-for-22 to hit a team-best .409, the fourth-best mark at the tournament … had hits in six of Puerto Rico’s seven games with three multi-hit games … was 5-for-5 in stolen base attempts … scored seven runs.

2011 (Freshman):
Was a Southern Conference All-Freshman selection … hit .275 with 13 RBI and 29 runs scored, second-most on the team … led the team and was fourth in the SoCon in stolen bases, going 21-for-23 … shared the team lead with 10 sacrifices … drew 17 walks … started 56 of UNCG’s 58 games, all at third base … had 12 multi-hit games, including two stretches of four straight … had a three-hit contest in a win over Samford on April 30 … had six games with multiple stolen bases, including a three-steal game against Western Carolina on April 2 … stole seven bases against the Catamounts over the course of the series, adding a pair in each of the other two games.

High school
Three-time All-Tidewater District and All-Eastern Region pick for Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach, Va. … honorable mention all-state in 2010, when she helped the Dolphins to the state semifinals and a program-best 22-4 record … hit .419 in 2009 and only struck out three times … was 36-for-39 in stolen base attempts and helped Ocean Lakes to a district title and the Eastern Region semifinals … played four years of club ball for the Virginia Legends … in the classroom, was a member of the Honor Roll and the National Honor Society.

Personal
Aisha Nicole Figueroa ... born Dec. 20, 1991, in Lakewood, N.J. ... daughter of Jose and Rosana Figueroa ... has two older siblings, Joshua and Yasmin … majoring in sociology with a concentration in criminology.

 

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