Maryland Softball BIO
Juli Strange
Player Profile:
Juli Strange 1194901
Position: Short Stop/2nd Base
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Valencia, Calif.
High School: Hart
AS AS JUNIOR (2015): Was a rock at third base, starting in all 54 games...hit at a .264 clip, with a .383 on base percentage and a .403 slugging percentage...had a phenomenal weekend at the Kickin' Chicken Classic, going 2-for-4 with a two RBI double in season opener against Virginia Tech (2/6), followed up by antother 2-for-4 outing against Virginia Tech (2/7) with a leadoff homerun and two runs scored and a 2-for-3 two run, two double game against Coastal Carolina (2/8)...had a walk in six consecutive games (2/15-2/21)...smashed a walk-off single in home state as part of a dramatic Maryland comeback against Nevada (2/20)...notched three walks against Rhode Island (3/7)...walked and scored in all three plate appearances in home opener against Lafayette (3/15)...went 3-for-3 with four runs and a RBI double in a 19-0 Maryland win against Iowa (3/22)...went 2-for-3 with a RBI double against Ohio State (3/29)...improved batting average .35 points in last month of the year with a hot April from the plate, starting with a 2-for-4 two run, RBI showing against Indiana (4/5)...had an impressive series against Illinois, going 6-for-9 with three runs, three RBI's, and a homer...went 2-for-3 with a RBI triple and homerun against Penn State (4/18)...went 1-for-1 with a walk against #4 Michigan...went 2-for-3 with a RBI double against Michigan State (5/1). 
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Appeared in 42 games, making 41 starts...scored 14 runs and posted six RBIs...went 1-for-2 in season debut against DePaul (2/7)...posted an RBI and scored a run against South Carolina (2/14)...scored a run against both #13 Stanford (2/21) and #8 UCLA (2/22)...scored a run in all three games at #8 Florida State (4/5-6)...went 2-for-2 with a pair of runs and an RBI against Delaware State (4/16).
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Appeared in 54 games, making 50 starts…opened season by going 2-for-3 with two RBIs, three runs scored and a home run against Massachusetts (2/16)…knocked in three runs against Hofstra (3/2)…went 2-for-2 with a pair of runs scored against Hampton (3/12)…notched a pair of RBIs against Virginia (3/24)…posted season-high four hits at Georgia Tech (4/13)…went 3-for-3 with two home runs and three RBIs against Boston College (4/21)…scored three runs on two hits against Delaware State (4/24).

Before Maryland: Played four years of varsity softball at Hart High School for Steve Calendo...played second base and her senior season (2012), hit .352 on the year with 32 hits and 12 home runs...hit .396 as a junior (2011) with 36 hits, 31 RBI and six home runs...named to All-League Second Team and Offensive Player of the Year as a junior (2011)...four-time Scholar-Athlete...also played for the So Cal Combat Panthers and coach Bob Surane...member of multiple honor societies and groups...graduated with a 4.3 GPA.

Personal: Juliann Strange...parents are Steve and Pam Strange...has two brothers, Scott and Cody...lists Peyton Manning as her sports hero...came to Maryland for the beautiful campus and great atmosphere...also considered Texas A&M-Corpus Christi...wants to become a math teacher or tutor...math major.

Hits 3, (2x) last vs. Illinois (4/11/15)
Runs 4, vs. Iowa (3/22/15)
RBIs 4, at Georgia Tech (4/13/13)
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