Celina Rubalcaba
Celina Rubalcaba

Player Profile

Anaheim, Calif

High School:
Mater Dei

Last College:
Fullerton JC




Summer 2006: Played with the SoCal Sliders along with Bruin teammates Krista Colburn and Jaisa Creps. Team finished second at the ASA Women's Majors tournament.

2006 (Junior): Replaced Caitlin Benyi at second base and batted seventh in the lineup in the final two games of the Palm Springs Classic and through the Winsberg Tournament and March 8 single game vs. Cal State Fullerton. Fielded all 16 defensive chances cleanly during that stretch. Hit .333 at the Winsberg Tournament, going 5-for-15 with two doubles and three runs scored. Both doubles came in the first game of the San Jose State doubleheader on March 4. Pinch-ran against Sacramento State in the season opener for her first appearance as a Bruin and had a pinch-hit RBI single against Cal Poly at the Campbell/Cartier Tournament.

at Fullerton College: Named an NFCA All-American at shortstop. Co-MVP of the Orange Empire Conference. Hit .385 for the Hornets as a sophomore, including 24 RBI, nine doubles, six triples, a home run, 25 walks and 28 stolen bases. In her freshman season (2004), she hit .462 in OEC play and was named first-team All-OEC, All-Southern California and All-State Tournament. Named the 2004 Fullerton College Athlete of the Year. Played for the Womens A Sliders Fastpitch ASA team the last two summers as the team won National Championships both years. Named an ASA first-team All-American in 2004.

High School: Played both shortstop and third base for Mater Dei HS. Team won the SERRA League in 2001 and `02, reaching the Southern Sectional quarterfinals in `01 and the semifinals in `02