9 Steffi Best
9 Steffi Best
Height: 5-7
Bats/Throws: R/R
Year: JR
Hometown: Palos Verdes Estates, CA
High School: Palos Verdes HS
Position: RHP
Experience: 1V
app 19
gs 15
w 2
l 14
sv 1
ip 65.2
era 4.58
k 36

2018 (Sophomore)
Appeared in a career high 13 games with two starts and 35.0 total innings … struck out career high four Santa Clara hitters in five innings of relief work during 9-6 win (Feb. 24) … also earned victories during 4-3 decision versus Maryland (Feb. 10) and 2-1 win versus Marist (March 9).

2017 (Freshman)
Made 10 appearances and four starts during first season and finished with a 1.13 ERA … tossed three innings versus Sacred Heart (March 4) to earn first career victory … struck out season high three Dartmouth hitters (March 17) … allowed just four extra-base hits in 31.0 innings.

Palos Verdes HS (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.)
Two-time All-CIF Southern Section first team selection (2014, 2016) set program's single year (207) and career (539) strikeout record during senior season ... finished senior year in 2016 with a 0.34 ERA in 143 innings while hitting .474 (37-for-78) with 22 RBI and nine doubles ... named Palos Verdes HS Athlete of the Year in 2016.

Personal
Daughter of Tom Best and Callie Kourtis ... has one sister, Vasi Best … majoring in communications … Stephanie Francis Best was born on Jan. 16, 1998 in Torrance, Calif.

Recent Games
Mar 10 Iowa State L, 8-2
Mar 15 at Loyola Marymount L, 9-4
Mar 15 vs. Illinois L, 9-1
Mar 16 vs. California Baptist W, 3-1
Mar 16 vs. Dartmouth W, 5-4
Mar 17 vs. Illinois L, 4-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 -
Plate appearances 4 0
At Bats 3 -
Runs 0 -
Hits 1 -
Doubles 1 -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 -
Total bases 2 0
Walks 1 -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts 1 -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average .333 -
On Base Percentage .500 -
Slugging Percentage .667 -
Appearances 19 -
Games started 15 -
Wins 2 -
Losses 14 -
Saves 1 -
Complete Games 2 -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 65.2 0.0
Hits 98 -
Runs 66 -
Earned Runs 43 -
Walks 32 -
Strikeouts 36 -
Strikeouts per Game 3.84 .00
Doubles Allowed 19 -
Triples Allowed 2 -
Home Runs Allows 5 -
At Bats Against 286 -
Batting Average Against .343 -
Earned Run Average 4.58 0.00
Wild pitches 6 -
Hit Batters 1 -
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 4 -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 14 -
Total Chances 13 0
Put Outs 3 -
Assists 7 -
Errors 3 -
Fielding Percentage .769 -
Double Plays - -
Stolen Bases Allowed 12 -
Runners Caught Stealing 1 -
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .077 -
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 9 vs. Portland State L, 6-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 9 vs. Marshall L, 6-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 10 vs. Portland State W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at San Diego W, 7-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 15 vs. Ole Miss (RV) L, 5-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 15 at No. 2 UCLA   - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 vs. Oregon State (RV) L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 vs. Fresno State L, 8-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 17 vs. Loyola Marymount (RV) L, 7-6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 22 vs. No. 5 Washington L, 4-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 22 vs. Texas A&M (RV) L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Colorado State W, 2-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 24 vs. San Diego State L, 8-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 24 vs. No. 13 Arizona State L, 11-1 1 0 1 1 - - 0 - - - -
Mar 1 vs. North Dakota St. L, 8-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 1 vs. Northwestern (RV) L, 6-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Northwestern (RV)   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Montana L, 4-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 3 at Stanford (RV) L, 13-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Iowa State L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Utah State L, 4-0 1 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 9 Utah State W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Iowa State L, 6-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 1 - - -
Mar 10 Iowa State L, 8-2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 15 at Loyola Marymount L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Illinois L, 9-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 16 vs. California Baptist W, 3-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Dartmouth W, 5-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Illinois L, 4-1 1 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 26 at Seattle U   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 at Seattle U   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Washington   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Feb 9 vs. Portland State L, 6-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 9 vs. Marshall L, 6-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 10 vs. Portland State W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at San Diego W, 7-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 15 vs. Ole Miss (RV) L, 5-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 15 at No. 2 UCLA   - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 vs. Oregon State (RV) L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 vs. Fresno State L, 8-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 17 vs. Loyola Marymount (RV) L, 7-6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 22 vs. No. 5 Washington L, 4-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 22 vs. Texas A&M (RV) L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Colorado State W, 2-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 24 vs. San Diego State L, 8-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Feb 24 vs. No. 13 Arizona State L, 11-1 - - - 2 1 - - - - 1
Mar 1 vs. North Dakota St. L, 8-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 1 vs. Northwestern (RV) L, 6-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 2 vs. Northwestern (RV)   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Montana L, 4-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 3 at Stanford (RV) L, 13-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Iowa State L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Utah State L, 4-0 - - - 0 0 - 1 - - 1
Mar 9 Utah State W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Iowa State L, 6-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 1
Mar 10 Iowa State L, 8-2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 15 at Loyola Marymount L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Illinois L, 9-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 16 vs. California Baptist W, 3-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 16 vs. Dartmouth W, 5-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 17 vs. Illinois L, 4-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 1
Mar 26 at Seattle U   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 at Seattle U   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Washington   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 9 vs. Portland State L, 6-4 1 0 1 0 4.0 4 5 2 3.50 2 1 -
Feb 9 vs. Marshall L, 6-5 0 0 1 0 3.0 1 2 - 0.00 1 1 -
Feb 10 vs. Portland State W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at San Diego W, 7-3 1 0 0 0 3.0 4 3 1 2.33 2 1 -
Feb 15 vs. Ole Miss (RV) L, 5-2 1 0 1 0 4.0 6 3 3 5.25 0 3 -
Feb 15 at No. 2 UCLA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 vs. Oregon State (RV) L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 vs. Fresno State L, 8-0 1 0 1 0 1.1 3 4 4 21.00 3 0 1
Feb 17 vs. Loyola Marymount (RV) L, 7-6 0 0 1 0 3.1 5 2 1 2.10 - 2 -
Feb 22 vs. No. 5 Washington L, 4-2 1 0 1 0 6.0 9 4 2 2.33 5 1 -
Feb 22 vs. Texas A&M (RV) L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Colorado State W, 2-1 1 1 0 0 4.0 6 1 1 1.75 0 1 -
Feb 24 vs. San Diego State L, 8-2 1 0 1 0 6.1 14 8 7 7.74 1 1 -
Feb 24 vs. No. 13 Arizona State L, 11-1 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 1 vs. North Dakota St. L, 8-0 1 0 1 0 4.0 5 6 3 5.25 3 5 1
Mar 1 vs. Northwestern (RV) L, 6-2 0 0 1 0 0.1 1 4 4 84.00 3 - -
Mar 2 vs. Northwestern (RV)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Montana L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0.00 1 0 -
Mar 3 at Stanford (RV) L, 13-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Iowa State L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Utah State L, 4-0 1 0 1 0 3.2 6 4 1 1.91 2 4 -
Mar 9 Utah State W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Iowa State L, 6-3 1 0 1 0 5.0 7 5 1 1.40 2 3 -
Mar 10 Iowa State L, 8-2 1 0 1 0 3.2 7 5 5 9.55 0 2 2
Mar 15 at Loyola Marymount L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Illinois L, 9-1 1 0 1 0 0.1 3 5 5 105.00 2 0 1
Mar 16 vs. California Baptist W, 3-1 1 1 0 0 7.0 11 1 0 0.00 1 5 -
Mar 16 vs. Dartmouth W, 5-4 0 0 0 1 0.2 - - - 0.00 - 1 -
Mar 17 vs. Illinois L, 4-1 1 0 1 0 6.0 5 4 3 3.50 4 5 -
Mar 26 at Seattle U   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 at Seattle U   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Washington   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 9 vs. Portland State L, 6-4 2 1 0 1 .500 - 1 - - - -
Feb 9 vs. Marshall L, 6-5 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 10 vs. Portland State W, 7-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at San Diego W, 7-3 1 0 0 1 .000 - - - - - -
Feb 15 vs. Ole Miss (RV) L, 5-2 0 0 0 0 - - 2 - - - -
Feb 15 at No. 2 UCLA   - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 vs. Oregon State (RV) L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 vs. Fresno State L, 8-0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 17 vs. Loyola Marymount (RV) L, 7-6 0 0 0 0 - - 2 - - - -
Feb 22 vs. No. 5 Washington L, 4-2 3 0 3 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Feb 22 vs. Texas A&M (RV) L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Colorado State W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
Feb 24 vs. San Diego State L, 8-2 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 24 vs. No. 13 Arizona State L, 11-1 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 1 vs. North Dakota St. L, 8-0 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
Mar 1 vs. Northwestern (RV) L, 6-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Northwestern (RV)   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Montana L, 4-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Stanford (RV) L, 13-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Iowa State L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 Utah State L, 4-0 3 0 2 1 .667 - - - - - -
Mar 9 Utah State W, 8-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 Iowa State L, 6-3 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
Mar 10 Iowa State L, 8-2 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
Mar 15 at Loyola Marymount L, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Illinois L, 9-1 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
Mar 16 vs. California Baptist W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 - - 1 - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Dartmouth W, 5-4 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Mar 17 vs. Illinois L, 4-1 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Mar 26 at Seattle U   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 at Seattle U   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 27 at Washington   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 Hawai'i   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at UC Davis   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 20 at CSUN   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 Long Beach State   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 10 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
May 11 UC Santa Barbara   - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2016-17 12 4 0 1 1 - - 1 - - - - .250 .250 .500
2017-18 14 9 1 0 - - - 0 1 1 - - .000 .182 .000
2018-19 20 3 0 1 1 - - 0 1 1 - - .333 .500 .667
Total 46 16 1 2 2 - - 1 2 2 - - .125 .263 .250
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2016-17 12 - - - 2 1 - 1 2 0.50 4
2017-18 14 1 - - 0 0 - 1 7 0.14 11
2018-19 20 - - - 2 1 - 1 - - 4
Total 46 1 - - 4 2 - 3 9 0.33 19
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/7 hr era
2016-17 10 4 1 0 0 - 31.0 35 11 5 9 13 2.94 - 1.13
2017-18 13 2 3 3 1 - 35.0 49 24 20 14 19 3.80 3 4.00
2018-19 19 15 2 14 1 2 65.2 98 66 43 32 36 3.84 5 4.58
Total 42 21 6 17 2 2 131.2 182 101 68 55 68 3.62 8 3.62
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2016-17 12 3 1 2 0 1.000 - 4 2 .333 - -
2017-18 14 7 0 5 2 .714 - 3 2 .400 - -
2018-19 20 13 3 7 3 .769 - 12 1 .077 - -
Total 46 23 4 14 5 .783 - 19 5 .208 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 20 3 0 1 1 - - 0 1 1 - - .333 .500 .667
Conference - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 1 0 0 - - - 0 1 - - - .000 .500 .000
Away 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 16 2 0 1 1 - - 0 - 1 - - .500 .500 1.000
-
Wins 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 16 3 0 1 1 - - 0 1 1 - - .333 .500 .667
-
February 10 1 0 1 1 - - 0 - - - - 1.000 1.000 2.000
March 10 2 0 0 - - - 0 1 1 - - .000 .333 .000
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 20 - - - 2 1 - 1 - - 4
Conference - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 3 - - - 0 0 - 1 - - 2
Away 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 16 - - - 2 1 - - - - 2
-
Wins 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 16 - - - 2 1 - 1 - - 4
-
February 10 - - - 2 1 - - - - 1
March 10 - - - 0 0 - 1 - - 3
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/7 hr era
Total 19 15 2 14 1 2 65.2 98 66 43 32 36 3.84 5 4.58
Conference - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 3 3 0 3 0 - 12.1 20 14 7 4 9 5.11 2 3.97
Away 1 1 0 0 0 - 3.0 4 3 1 2 1 2.33 - 2.33
Neutral 15 11 2 11 1 2 50.1 74 49 35 26 26 3.62 3 4.87
-
Wins 4 3 2 0 1 1 14.2 21 5 2 3 8 3.82 - 0.95
Losses 15 12 0 14 0 1 51.0 77 61 41 29 28 3.84 5 5.63
-
February 9 7 1 7 0 - 35.0 52 32 21 14 11 2.20 1 4.20
March 10 8 1 7 1 2 30.2 46 34 22 18 25 5.71 4 5.02
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 20 13 3 7 3 .769 - 12 1 .077 - -
Conference - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 3 0 2 1 .667 - 2 - - - -
Away 1 1 0 0 1 .000 - - - - - -
Neutral 16 9 3 5 1 .889 - 10 1 .091 - -
-
Wins 4 1 0 0 1 .000 - 2 - - - -
Losses 16 12 3 7 2 .833 - 10 1 .091 - -
-
February 10 9 3 4 2 .778 - 6 1 .143 - -
March 10 4 0 3 1 .750 - 6 - - - -