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Chelsie Mesa bio
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: September 26, 2006
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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Arizona ?- 2006: Started all 65 games at second base for the Wildcats ... Named Pac-10 Player of the Week on March 28 ... Led UA with 13 doubles ... Batted .400 with nine XBH and 12 RBI during UA’s 14-game win streak towards end of season ... Hit .088 with one XBH and two RBI in previous 11 games ... Women’s College World Series (June 1-6): Only hit of the WCWS was a seventh-inning home run against Northwestern in Game 1 of the Championship Series ... The home run was UA’s first in WCWS since Callista Balko’s second-inning blast on June 4, 2005, versus Cal ... Tucson Super Regional (5/26-27): Had a six-game hit streak snapped in Game 1 ... After going hitless in Game 2, Mesa went 2-for-4 with a triple in Game 3 vs. LSU ...Tucson Regional (5/18-20): Batted .500 (4-for-8) with two home runs and five RBI ... Hit a solo home run during UA’s 9-0 victory over Marist ... Had a two-run single in the first inning of UA’s 6-3 win over Ohio State ... Broke the game’s scoreless tie with a two-run homer in the fourth inning of UA’s 4-2 win over Auburn ... Best game of the year came on March 12 versus Baylor, when she went 3-for-4 with a home run, five RBI and two runs scored ... Had 13 multi-RBI and 14 multi-hit contests.


Phoenix College ?- 2004-05: Was named a two-time first team NJCAA All-American ... Two-time first team All-ACCAC ... Two-time national tournament MVP ... 2005 NJCAA Betty Jo Graber Female Athlete of the Year ... 2005 ACCAC Player of the Year ... 2005 Phoenix College Female Athlete of the Year.


High School: Kofa High School, Yuma, Ariz., 2003 ... Named to the all-region first team in 2002 and 2003 ... Member of honor roll, as well as a scholar-athlete.


Personal: Academic major is pre-health education ... Enjoys riding ATVs through sand dunes, wakeboarding, water skiing and extreme tubing ... Daughter of Frank Mesa Sr. and Susan Sparaco ... Father Frank Sr. played baseball at Western New Mexico and brother Frank Jr. played baseball at Arizona State ... Has younger sister Stephenie (15) and brother Zachary (6) ... Born Chelsie Lynn Mesa on July 16, 1985.