Height: 5'5"
Class: Senior
City/State: Newman, Calif.
High School: Orestimba HS
Major: Sport Commerce
Experience: 4 Letters


2012 All-Louisiana Honorable Mention
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team
2009 NFCA All-South Region First Team
2009 SEC All-Freshman Team
2009 All-LSWA Honorable Mention
2009 Easton Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team
SEC Freshman of the Week (April 13, 2009)
LSWA Hitter of the Week (April 14, 2009)
2009 Easton Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team
2009 Oceanic Time Warner Cable Paradise Classic All-Tournament Team

Made 56 of her 58 starts at shortstop ... Totaled a .250 batting average (41-for-164) with a home run and 22 RBIs ... The .250 average and 22 RBIs ranked third on the team ... Her 41 hits, eight doubles and seven multi-RBI efforts were second on the team behind Ashley Langoni ... Saved her best defensive season for her senior campaign with only three errors in 167 attempts to compile a sparking .982 fielding percentage ... Finished her career with 99 runs scored, good enough for 15th place on LSU's all-time list ... Picked up All-Louisiana Honorable Mention accolades ... Spent majority of the season over a .300 hitting clip until April 22 ... Notched hits in 33 of 58 appearances which included 25 of her last 42 outings (March 3-14, March 23-June 2) ... Recorded LSU's lone RBI versus No. 15 Michigan (Feb. 11) ... Drew three walks and scored two runs against Cal State Northridge (Feb. 18) ... Hit safely in three of four games against No. 8 Oklahoma and No. 23 Oklahoma State at the Preview (March 2-4) ... Opened SEC action with a 3-for-3 effort and two RBIs during a 4-1 win over No. 20 Auburn (March 14) ... Missed a four-game stretch (March 16-20) due to injury ... Went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs during the South Carolina finale (March 25) ... Garnered hits in all three games of the Arkansas series (March 30-April 1) highlighted by a 2-for-3 performance and two RBIs during game two (March 31) ... Connected for the final of her three sacrifice flies versus Ole Miss (April 20) ... Tallied hits in both games of the doubleheader at No. 2 Florida (April 24) ... Started LSU's NCAA postseason run with a walkoff RBI single in a 1-0 victory over Texas State (May 18) ... Was 2-for-4 with a run scored during LSU's 6-1 triumph over No. 9 national seed Missouri (May 26) to open the NCAA Columbia Super Regional ... Collected hits versus No. 19 South Florida (June 2) and No. 3 national seed Arizona State (June 2) at the Women's College World Series.

Appeared in 55 games with 54 starts ... Registered 38 of her 54 starts at shortstop ... Notched a .232 batting average (38-for-164) with one home run and 26 RBIs ... Her 26 RBIs were fourth on the team ... 32 of her 38 hits and 24 of her 26 RBIs came while batting in lineup's No. 2 spot ... LSU went 33-10 when Santos batted second ... Cranked a team-best nine doubles and added a team-high eight sacrifice hits ... One of three players to record at least 10 stolen bases ... Racked up seven RBIs during opening weekend (Feb. 11-13) to garner Tiger Classic All-Tournament honors ... Went 4-for-4 with two RBIs and added three steals against Louisiana Tech (Feb. 13) ... Turned in a 1-for-3 effort with a RBI versus No. 14 California (Feb. 26) ... Drew bases loaded walk to plate go-ahead run during seventh inning of 7-4 comeback win over Cal Poly (Feb. 27) ... Knocked a solo home run during 7-3 defeat at No. 1 Georgia (March 11) ... Hit safely in 14 of her last 28 appearances (April 1-May 22) ... Tied a single-game program record with 5-for-5  performance at Arkansas (April 2) ... Lauren Castle is the only other Tiger to tally five hits in a game ... Was 1-for-3 with two RBIs versus Nicholls State (April 6) ... Put together a career-long six-game hitting streak (April 16-23) ... Went 3-for-4 with a RBI during series finale against No. 6 Tennessee (April 17) ... Added two hits and scored game's only run in game two of the Auburn doubleheader (April 20) ... Went 1-for-4 with a RBI during 10-0 rout of Sacred Heart (May 21) at the NCAA College Station Regional ... Tallied a 1-for-3 effort with a run scored at No. 18 Texas A&M (May 22).

Battled injuries to make 47 appearances, including 44 starts ... Split her starts between second base (19), shortstop (16) and designated player (9) ... Batted .209 (23-for-110) to go along with three home runs and 11 RBIs ... Perfect 9-for-9 in the stolen base department ... Went 2-for-3 with a solo dinger against Syracuse (March 5) ... Blasted a three-run homer to erase a 2-0 deficit at McNeese State (March 31) ... Finished strong with hits in 12 of her last 20 outings (April 14-May 22) ... Notched a .310 clip (13-for-42) as LSU's second baseman ... Turned in a 2-for-2 effort with a RBI in game one against Arkansas (April 17) ... Belted a two-run home run in the fourth inning to extend LSU's lead to 3-0 during the Kentucky finale (April 25) ... Coaxed a bases loaded walk to cap LSU's 5-3 comeback win in game two against No. 8 Georgia (April 30) ... Reeled off RBIs in three straight games (May 14-21) ... Drew another bases loaded free pass in LSU's 9-1 semifinal with over No. 5 Florida (May 14) at the SEC Tournament ... Her RBI ground out tied the score at 4-4 against No. 4 Alabama (May 15) at SEC Championship game ... Went 3-for-9 with a run scored at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (May 21-22) ... Ripped a RBI-double to put LSU on the board against McNeese State (May 21) ... Provided two of LSU's five hits against Louisiana-Lafayette (May 22).

Appeared in all 53 games, including 52 starts at shortstop ... Became sixth infielder in program history to earn NFCA All-South Region First-Team honors ... Batted .279 with four home runs and 27 RBIs ... Teamed with fellow freshmen Ashley Langoni and Anissa Young to provide 43.0 percent (92-of-214) of LSU's RBIs ... Scored a team-best 40 runs ... Tied for second on the squad with 13 multi-hit games and eight doubles ... Also swiped  6-for-7 stolen base attempts ...  LSU was 25-10-1 when Santos hit in the No. 3 position ... Knocked a single in her first career at-bat against UAB (Feb. 5) ... Went 3-for-4 and belted her first career home run, a two-run shot, at Hawai'i (Feb. 6) ... Cranked LSU's first home run in the new Tiger Park as part of a 3-for-4 performance against No. 5 Texas A&M (Feb. 14) ... Tallied 20 of her 27 RBIs versus SEC opponents ... Her 20 runs scored in league games was tied for seventh in SEC rankings ... Strung together a pair of five-game hitting streak (March 7-18 & April 10-15) ... Picked up a career-best five RBIs highlighted by a first inning grand slam during series finale against Kentucky (March 8) ... Notched hits in all three games of the Mississippi State (March 21-22) and Arkansas (April 10-11) series' ... Slapped game-tying, RBI-triple as a pinch hitter in seventh inning at Nicholls (April 7) ... Collected RBIs in all three games of the South Carolina series (April 25-26) ... Started all four NCAA Tempe Regional games ... Popped a RBI-triple against Cal State Fullerton (May 15) to join Britni Sneed as the only players in program history to produce RBI hits in their first postseason at-bat ... Went 2-for-2 and scored a pair of runs in 10-2 victory over No. 9 Arizona State (May 16). 

Four-year letterwinner for Casey Cooper at Orestimba High School in California ... Team won 2007 and 2008 WAC Section championship ... Her 2007 team was undefeated ... Earned 2007 and 2008 WAC MVP ... hit .667 and paced her section with 55 RBIs on 11 home runs and 21 doubles despite battling Crohn's Disease ... Garnered Sacramento Bee Player of the Year and small school California Player of the Year in 2008 ... Carried a 4.0 GPA on a 5.0 scale. 

Full name is Juliana Nichole Santos ... Daughter of Ralph and Yvette-Camara Santos ... Has one brother, Alec (19) ... Father played football at Cal State Fullerton ... Majoring in sports administration with a commerce concentration ... Born on July 31, 1990 in Hayward, Calif.


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