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THE WOODLANDS HIGH SCHOOL
McDuffee was a pitcher and first baseman at The Woodlands High School in The Woodlands, Texas ... was the 2010-11 Gatorade National Softball and Texas Softball Player of the Year after posting a 37-1 record, a 0.97 earned run average and 244 strikeouts in 216 innings ... also hit .415 with 42 runs batted in, nine doubles, a .486 on base percentage and a .528 slugging as a junior ... in 2011, was also named Class 5A State Player of the Year, District 14-5A Most Valuable Player, ESPN RISE Ms. Softball USA, MaxPreps National POY, Class 5A First Team All-State, All-Greater Houston Pitcher of the Year, WPE Houston Female Athlete of the Year and Class 5A State Tournament MVP ... hit .388 with two homers and 17 RBI in 59 plate appearances as a senior, but did not pitch in 2012 ... broke the strikeout record at The Woodlands, as well as Mansfield HS, where she spent her freshman season ... coached by Richard Jorgensen ... played travel ball with Impact Gold under coach KC Jackson.
Born Paige Nicole McDuffee on June 4, 1994 in Grand Rapids, Mich. ... parents are Dawn and Scott McDuffee ... has an older sister, Kylie ... chose to attend UCLA because of the great coaches, atmosphere, weather and winning tradition ... thing she likes the most about softball is that it's a game of failure so it teaches you how to be mentally strong ... lists her biggest athletic thrill as going to the ESPY's after winning Gatorade POY and meeting several famous athletes ... favorites include the TV show "Say Yes to the Dress", the band Dashboard Confessional, the Dallas Mavericks and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson when he was a wrestler ... hobbies include riding in the car, jamming music and singing at the top of her lungs ... favorite academic class is english comp 3 ... undecided on a major.