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CSUB Softball BIO
9 Jo Larios

2017 (SENIOR): Started in 36 of 39 appearances, 30 at catcher and six as designated player…Second on team with .305 (29-for-95) batting average, .421 slugging percentage, and 22 RBI…Third on team with on-base percentage of .416, 16 walks, and three home runs…Named to WAC All-Tournament Team after batting .625, slugging 1.375 with three runs scored, seven RBI, and two home runs (one grand slam)…Came into season with CSUB career batting average of .165, but raised it to .224 in one season.

2016 (JUNIOR): Member of CSUB's first-ever WAC Tournament Champion team and first to earn NCAA Division I Tournament berth…Started in 46 of 48 appearances behind the plate…Hit first home run as a ‘Runner in seventh inning of WAC Tournament championship game to put CSUB ahead 1-0 over NM State…Hit .198 (18-for-91) on season with .282 on-base percentage (fifth-best on team)…Fifth on team with 10 RBI…Tallied 10 walks…Gunned down 13 would-be base stealers…Named to WAC All-Tournament team.

2015 (SOPHOMORE): Started in 23 of 26 games played with 22 starts as catcher…Concluded season with .095 batting average, five RBI, two runs, and one triple.

2014 (FRESHMAN): A member of the Seminole State College softball team in Oklahoma...Coached by Amber Flores...Played 55 games for the Trojans, batted .338, drove in 47 runs and hit nine home runs...Helped guide the team to compete in the NJCAA Division I National Championships...Was named to the NJCAA Region 2 2nd Team.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate of Holtville High School...Coach was Tony Ramos...Was honored as Freshman of the Year…Named Team MVP three times and First Team All-League twice…Named to the CIF San Diego Section All-Academic Team in 2010…Also played volleyball and basketball for the Vikings…Named First Team All-League for volleyball and Team MVP for basketball in 2013…Competed for the San Diego Breakers club team from 2011-2013.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 17, 1994...Daughter of Joe and Elsa Larios…A criminal justice major working on a minor in psychology…Hopes to become either a US Customs Officer of CHP after her time at CSUB…First name is Joanna but prefers to go by Jo.

Position: Catcher
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Holtville, Calif.
High School: Holtville HS
Other College: Seminole State College
Experience: Transfer