Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#77 Chelsea Goodacre
Position: Catcher
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Temecula, Calif.
High School: Temecula Valley H.S.
Experience: 3 Letters

2014: One of the most powerful batters in the country, as evidence by her 22 home runs, which ranked fourth in the nation … Led the Pac-12 in both home runs (22) and RBI (72) … Named first-team All-Pac-12 and second-team NFCA all-west region … An honorable mention Pac-12 all-academic selection … Started all 60 games, 53 at catcher, seven as the designated player … Spent 57 games as the team’s cleanup hitter and started three games in the five-hole … Batted .329 on the season … Slugged .782, a figure that ranked third on the team, third in the Pac-12 and 23rd in the country, helped by her 133 total bases, second on the team and second in the conference … Got on base at a .420 clip, fifth on the team … Scored 42 runs, third on the team … Collected 56 hits, fifth most on the squad … Knocked 11 doubles on the year, tied for fourth most on the club … Drew 26 walks, fifth most on the team … Was hit by five pitches, tied for the team lead … Led the team with six sacrifice flies, which ranked third in the Pac-12 and sixth in the country … Her 72 RBI ranked eighth nationally … Set career marks in at-bats (170), runs (42), doubles (11), home runs (22), RBI (72), slugging percentage (.782), walks (26), on-base percentage (.420), sacrifice flies (.six) and fielding percentage (.997) … On pace to leave Arizona in the career top 10 in both home runs and RBI … Has 47 career home runs, just five away from breaking into the Arizona top 10 … Has 154 career RBI, 45 away from breaking into the Arizona top 10 … Had three multi-homer games, giving her eight for her career … Homered twice vs. Ball State (3/4-1), at Cal State Fullerton (3/8) and vs. Oregon State (3/24) … Had a season (and career-tying) best three hits and collected a career-best nine bases (two homers and a single) vs. Ball State (3/4-1) while driving in a career-high seven runs … Led the team with 18 multi-RBI games … Three of her multi-RBI games were five-or-more RBI, a figure that tied for the team lead … Had an RBI in each of the first six games of the season … Her 22 home runs are the 10th most in Arizona history and most since 2009 (Stacie Chambers, 31 and Jenae Leles, 23) … Ended the season 20-for-her-last-54 (.370) after hitting .310 in her previous 42 games … Had a seven-game hit streak (4/13-5/4) in which she hit .476 (10-for-21) with six home runs and 14 RBI … Tucson Regional: Had four hits in 13 at-bats (.308) … Went 2-for-4 against Boston University with a run scored … Drove in two runs against LSU (5/17) … Drew a walk in game one vs. LSU (5/18) and had one hit in three at-bats with two runs scored and a walk drawn in game two … Lafayette Super Regional: Had one hit in seven at-bats, a single in game two.

2013: Named to the all-Pac-12 first team … A second team selection to the NFCA all-West-Region … Arizona’s main source of power, with a team-high 17 homers on the year … Started all 59 games, 48 at catcher, 11 as the designated player … Ranked fifth in the Pac-12 in both home runs (17), runs batted in (58) and total bases (123) … Slugged .668, seventh best in the Pac-12 … Tallied 64 hits, 10th most in the conference … Led the team in slugging percentage, RBI, home runs, total bases and was second on the team in batting average (.348), on-base percentage (.405), runs scored (40), hits (64) … Hit eight doubles, third most on the squad … Was hit by three pitches, fourth most on the club … Hit a pair of sac flies, third most on the team … Led the team with a .990 fielding percentage … Tallied 19 RBI in conference play, most on the team and eighth most in the Pac-12… Significantly improved in nearly every offensive category from 2012, most notably a 96 point batting average improvement, nine more home runs and 34 additional runs batted in … Did not have a three-hit game as a freshman in 2012, but led the team with six such contests in 2013, part of her 19 multiple hit games … Had 18 games in which she drove in multiple runs, no other player on the team was in double digits in the category … Reached base in 17 consecutive games between Feb. 22 and March 24, in a stretch in which she batted an unconscious.596 with 29 RBI and 10 home runs … Drove in a career-best five runs against Arizona State (5/3) including two, two-run home runs, the latter of which tied the game in the sixth inning, bringing Arizona back from eight runs down in an eventual 10-9 victory … Had two additional multi-homer games when she clouted a pair vs. Loyola Marymount (2/22) and Boise State (3/9) … A streaky hitter who started the season 2-for-her-first-22 (.091) before going 31-for-her-next-57 (.544) in a streak stretching 21 games … College Station Regional: Had a hit in every game including a 2-for-4 performance against Penn (5/18) … Scored two runs against the Quakers … Doubled and scored against Baylor (5/18).

2012: A Pac-12 all-Freshman honorable mention selection … Started 54 games, 22 at catcher, 32 as the designated player ... Clouted eight home runs in her freshman campaign ... Batted .252 while slugging .449 ... Batted in 24 runs on the year ... Notched two, two-homer games on the season; Oklahoma State (2/24) and Notre Dame (5/20) ... Scored 17 runs on the season including a five-game run-scored streak from 4/18-4/29 ... Had a season-best three hits in Arizona’s 8-3 victory over top-ranked California (4/14) ... Slugged .647 at the Cathedral City Classic. The freshman hit home runs in consecutive at-bats against Oklahoma State, a game in which she notched a career-high three RBI … Tucson Regional: Hit two home runs against Notre Dame in the regional finale ... Went 3-for-10 (.300) with three RBI and four runs scored while starting all three games at designated hitter ... Norman Super Regional: Did not record a hit in six at-bats against the Sooners ... Notched six putouts as the team’s catcher in game one.


High School: A member of the 2010-11 USA Jr. National Team … Earned four letters at Temecula Valley High School in Temecula, Calif., under Coach Bud Kane … An all-state selection as a senior, first-team all-California … First-team all-conference choice her sophomore and senior seasons, second-team her freshman and junior years … Riverside County All Star Team member as a senior … Cited as all-area honorable mention as a sophomore … Team captain and MVP as a senior … Led the team in RBI her freshman, sophomore and senior seasons … Was named defensive MVP as a freshman and offensive MVP as a sophomore to go along with her team MVP award as a senior … A scholar athlete all four years … Her senior year, batted .413 with 9 home runs, 33 RBI, .494 OBP and .867 slugging percentage … CIF Division II state runner-up as a junior … Team carried the highest GPA in Riverside County … Chose Arizona over Fresno State and Stanford because, "of the tradition of the school, its tremendous academics and playing for Coach Candrea has always been a dream of mine. Arizona softball has a long history of making champions and winning championships and I have always wanted to be a part of that tradition. "


Personal: Born Chelsea Kathleen Goodacre in September, 1993 to Mark and Renee Goodacre … Has one brother, Justin Del Mar (26) … Father is the owner of American Freightways where mother is an accountant … In her free time, enjoys hanging out with family and friends and practicing … Major is undecided.


Career Honors:


Pac-12 All-Academic (Honorable Mention)

NFCA All-West Region (Second Team)

All-Pac-12 (First Team)


All-Pac-12 (First Team)

NFCA All-West-Region (Second Team)

Pac-12 All-Freshman (Honorable Mention)