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Michelle Takeda

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Placentia, Calif.

High School:
El Dorado

Position:
Outfield

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

As a sophomore (2010): Saw action in 21 games, starting in 16, at the beginning of the season ... took 42 at-bats ... had seven hits, including two triples ... knocked in two RBI and scored four runs ... drew four walks ... went 2-for-3 in season opener against Kentucky ... had three hits in three straight games - Mississippi, No. 7 Alabama, Iowa (Feb. 21-26) ... scored two runs against Iowa as well (Feb. 26).

As a freshman (2009): Earned time in 51 games and 48 starts ... hit .237 on the year ... 21 runs and 32 hits, including four doubles ... led the team in home runs with seven and RBI with 24 ... four multi-run games, including three over Seton Hall March 13 ... seven-game run streak between March 8 and March 15 (Dartmouth, Towson, Seton Hall, Delaware, Fordham, Mount St. Mary's Howard) ... hits in eight of ten games home runs in four of six games in the same week and ... three RBI performances against Dartmouth March 7 and March 8, and against Delaware State April 29 ... two doubles against Centenary on Feb. 28.

Before Maryland: A three-year letterwinner at El Dorado High School in Placentia, Calif., where she primarily played outfield ... served as team co-captain and garnered second team all-league honors as a senior in 2008 ... team finished 2006 season as California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) runners-up and 2007 season as CIF semi-finalists ... played club softball for Gordon's Panthers and the California Cruisers ... made two appearances in the ASA Gold Nationals.

Personal: Daughter of George and Susan Takeda ... has two sisters, Allison and Janie ... father George played semi-professional baseball ... chose Maryland thanks to the coaches, campus and conference ... participates in sports to experience passion ... enjoys dancing, singing, watching movies and hanging out with friends in her spare time ... has participated in choir ... has an extremely outgoing personality ... a government and politics major.

Takeda's Career Batting Statistics

Year	Avg.	GP-GS	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	HBP	SO	SB
2009	.237	51-48	135	21	32	4	0	7	24	12	3	35	1
2010	.167	21-16	42	4	7	0	2	0	3	4	0	11	0
TOTALS	.220	72-64	177	25	39	4	2	7	27	16	3	46	1  

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