16 Whitley Gerhart
16 - Whitley Gerhart
Height: 5-5
Year: SR
Hometown: Norco, CA
High School: Norco HS
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: R/R
Experience: 3V

2012 (Junior)
Appeared in 48 of a possible 49 games, starting 39 times in center field … finished second among Mustangs with four home runs and third with 14 RBI … hit a team-high .322 (19-for-59) in 20 Big West Conference games … posted four multi-hit games, topping out with a career-high three hits at UC Santa Barbara (May 5) … totaled two multi-RBI outings, topping out with a career-high three runs batted in, also at UC Santa Barbara … finished season with four-game hitting streak … compiled .965 fielding percentage with just three errors committed in 86 chances.

2011 (Sophomore)
Started 25 of 39 games in center field and co-led Big West Conference with a 1.000 fielding percentage … finished 3-for-3 in stolen base attempts … recorded an RBI during four of the final seven Big West games.

2010 (Freshman)
Started 25 of the 41 games she appeared in, primarily as a center fielder … collected first collegiate hit versus UC Riverside (April 3) … produced career-high two hits versus Cal State Northridge (May 1) … drew season-high two walks versus nationally-ranked UTEP (March 5) … failed to commit a fielding error in 22 chances.

Norco HS (Norco, Calif.)
Four-year letterwinner helped Cougars to a combined 109-22 overall record, a 45-8 Mountain View League mark and conference championships during her 2007 sophomore and 2009 senior seasons … as a senior, batted .292 (26-for-89) with 18 RBI and 21 runs.

Daughter of Todd and Lori Gerhart … one of triplets with sister Teagan playing softball for Stanford … also has three brothers: Toby, a 2009 Heisman Trophy candidate at Stanford (2006-09) and running back for the Minnesota Vikings; Garth, a former center at Arizona State (2007-11), and Coltin, a multi-sport athlete at Norco HS … majoring in forestry and natural resources … career ambitions include becoming a park ranger or firefighter … named to honor roll at Norco HS … Whitley Taylor Gerhart was born on Jan. 15, 1991 in Norco, Calif.