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UNC Softball Bio
20 Aquilla Mateen
Mateen Mateen 925199

 

Junior Season:  Lightning quick, terrorized opponents with her speed • Started all 53 games in centerfield • Finished third on the team in batting at .432 and second in hits with 63 • Led the team with seven stolen bases.

Sophomore Season: Continued to be a menace on the base paths, stealing 19 of 24 attempted bags • Started all 46 games played, primarily in the outfield • Batted .412 with 63 hits, leading the team • Tallied 16 RBI’s and 35 runs scored • Named to the All-ACC Second Team and the ACC All-Tournament Team.

Freshman Season: Showed incredible speed on the base path, stealing 18 of 21 attempted bags while batting .346 • Started 32 of 58 games played, primarily in the outfield • Recorded 36 hits and scored 30 runs. 

Prep: Lettered in softball, basketball, volleyball, and track and field • All-state selection in softball, basketball and track • Was awarded most outstanding player in the state game and player of the year as a senior • Selected all-conference in volleyball and basketball • Won a basketball state championship her senior year • Named school Female Athlete of the Year for three years.

Personal: Majoring in exercise and sport science • Serves as a CREED Mentor with the Richard A. Baddour Carolina Leadership Academy • Also goes by Kiwi • Born Feb. 23 in Greensboro, N.C. • Aquilla Shade Mateen is the daughter of Rahma Mateen-Mason and Trazon Mason.

Mateen's Career Statistics:

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB SO SB-ATT
2013 .346 58-32 104 30 36 3 2 0 7 43 .413 3 17 18-21
2014 .412 48-46 153 35 63 3 2 0 16 70 .458 8 15 19-24
2015 .373 53-53 169 39 63 4 3 0 13 73 .432 8 25 7-8
Total .380 157-131 426 104 162 10 7 0 36 186 .437 19 57 44-53
Position: Outfield
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Siler City, N.C.
High School: Jordan Matthews
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