29 Nora Sobczak
29 Nora Sobczak
Height: 5-7
Year: SR
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
High School: Westlake HS
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: L/R
Experience: 3V

2011 (Junior)
Earned Big West Conference honorable mention recognition after hitting .315 (40-for-127) … led Cal Poly with 40 total hits and 11 multi-hit games … collected a team-leading three games of three-plus hits: versus Fairfield (March 25, 27) and NCAA Tournament participant Long Beach State (April 22) … struck out just 10 times in 120 at-bats … one of four Mustangs to record a .982 fielding percentage … started 35 of 38 games.

2010 (Sophomore)
Started all 42 games she appeared in and totaled 37 hits … finished fourth among Big West hitters with a team-high nine sacrifice bunts … struck out just 10 times in 143 at-bats … collected three hits on three occasions, including a 3-for-3 performance at No. 8 Arizona State (March 28) …  committed just two errors in 78 chances.

2009 (Freshman)
Started all 53 games for Cal Poly during rookie campaign and played every inning of every game in right field … totaled seven multi-hit games, topping out with a season-best three hits during 12-5 defeat of UC Santa Barbara (April 4) … first collegiate extra-base hit was a double that helped Cal Poly defeat Georgia Tech, 2-0 (Feb. 21) … totaled just three errors in 52 chances, the fewest amount among Cal Poly’s outfielders.

Westlake HS (Thousand Oaks, Calif.)
Four-year letterwinner and starter batted .427 with 21 runs in 2008 to earn All-Marmonte League first team recognition … also named to the All-Marmonte League first team as a junior in 2007 after hitting .329 with a .413 on-base percentage … garnered second team honors as a sophomore in 2006 after hitting .346 with 11 runs … also earned All-Marmonte League honorable mention praise as a freshman after hitting .293 … played shortstop during final three seasons after relocating from second base … between 2006 and 2008, competed with the SoCal Pumas under-18 Gold club team, assisting the organization to, among other distinctions, a 13th-place finish at the ASA under-18 Gold national tournament.

Daughter of Michael and Trudi Sobczak … has two brothers, Brad (28) and Greg (25) … majoring in graphic communications and a member of Cal Poly’s graphic communications social club, Mat Pica Pi … earned internship with Quad Graphics (Sussex, Wisc.) during summer 2011 … can type more than 100 words per minute … member of the California Scholarship Federation at Westlake HS … Nora Emily Sobczak was born on Oct. 29, 1990 in Milwaukee.