UCLA Softball BIO
Mysha Sataraka
Player Profile:
Mysha Sataraka 1264401
Position: Infielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawai'i
High School: Punahou School

Sataraka hit .361 with seven home runs and 33 runs batted in, adding a .629 slugging, a .488 on base percentage, five doubles, 26 walks, 23 runs scored and four sacrifice flies, which was second on the team and tied for fifth in the Pac-12 ... posted an RBI in all three games of the Women's College World Series (four total), going 3-for-9 (.333) ... had a sacrifice fly, a sacrifice hit and a run against #4 Auburn on May 30 ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI versus #3 Michigan on May 29 and added a two-run double against #2 Oregon on May 28 ... had four hits in six at-bats at the Los Angeles Super Regional (May 23-24) with a pair of homers and four RBI ... recorded a solo homer and a single in game one and an RBI single and a two-run shot in game two ... posted three hits in six at-bats (.500) at the Los Angeles Regional (May 15-17) with a homer and three RBI ... went 2-for-2 with three RBI on a two-run homer, a sacrifice fly and a single on May 15 against CSUN, adding a single and a walk versus San Diego State (May 17) ... was 3-for-10 in the series at #23 Arizona State (May 7-9), posting two hits, including a two-run homer in game one ... singled in game two and drew two walks in game three ... had a pinch-hit single and a bases-loaded walk on May 1 against #16 Arizona ... walked and scored in game one at Oregon State (April 25), posting a double and a run on April 26 ... had two hits in three at-bats in the series with #18 California, recording a pinch-hit single on April 17 and a single, a sacrifice fly and a run scored on April 19 ... posted a pair of singles on April 11 at Stanford, including an RBI hit, to notch her sixth multiple-hit game of the year ... recorded a two-run single on April 8 against Cal State Fullerton ... had two hits, two walks and a run in six at-bats in the series at #17 Washington, recording an RBI single in game one ... posted a pair of walks in each of her two games of the Utah series (March 13 and 15), also singling and scoring in the first contest ... had two-hit games against Idaho State (Feb. 5), Purdue (Feb. 7), Northwestern (Feb. 13), Utah State (Feb. 14) and Providence (March 8) ... hit homers in back-to-back at-bats on Feb. 7 versus Texas A&M and Purdue, recording a pair of hits against the Boilermakers ... also homered versus UC Davis (March 7).

Was named All-Pac-12 First Team and NFCA All-Region Second Team, leading the Bruins with 16 home runs, tying for first with 55 runs batted in and posting a .331 batting average ... second with 118 total bases, tied for second with 11 doubles and third with 59 hits, a .663 slugging and 35 runs scored ... ranked 29th in the nation and fifth in the Pac-12 in home runs ... led the team with 18 multiple-RBI games and was third with 13 multi-hit contests ... reached base in 30 games in a row (March 24-May 25) ... had a career-high, 12-game hitting streak from April 15-May 4, batting .381 (16-for-42) during the stretch with four homers, 13 RBI and nine runs ... singled and walked in Game 1 of the Los Angeles Super Regionals (May 24) against #14 Kentucky ... posted two hits in nine at-bats (.222) in the Los Angeles Regional (May 16-18) with an RBI, a run and three walks ... walked on May 18 against Notre Dame, singled, scored and walked twice on May 17 versus Notre Dame and singled in a run on May 16 against Southern Utah ... tied a career high with three hits, including a two-run homer, and also added a two-run single on May 9 at #3 Arizona State ... went 6-for-12 (.500) with two homers, four RBI and four runs in the series at Cal (April 26-27) ... recorded her first-career, two-homer game with a three-run shot and a solo bomb in the second of an April 26 doubleheader ... added two hits on a single and a double on April 27 ... had three RBI in the April 21 doubleheader against Long Beach State, driving in a pair in game one ... went 4-for-10 (.400) in the Oregon State series (April 17-19) with two homers and three RBI ... hit a solo homer on April 18 and notched two hits on April 19, including a two-run jack ... belted a two-run homer at #3 Oregon on April 5 ... had two hits on a two-run homer and a double on March 29 against Utah ... had four hits in nine at-bats in the series at #5 Washington with a double, a homer and two RBI ... tied a career high with three hits on March 24, driving in a pair on a two-run homer ... was named Pac-12 Player of the Week for the second time this season on March 17 for her performance in the first two games of the series with #6 Arizona ... went 2-for-2 with a double and a walk on March 15 and hit a game-tying homer in the seventh on March 16 ... homered on March 9 against Bakersfield ... left the yard in three straight games on March 7-8 ... hit two-run bombs against Loyola Chicago on both March 7 and 8 ... went 3-for-4 with two RBI and a solo homer versus UNLV (March 7) ... had two hits against #4 Michigan on March 5 ... was named Pac-12 Player of the Week after hitting .500 (7-for-14) at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic with nine runs batted in, a home run, two doubles, five runs scored and four walks ... had two hits and two RBI against #11 Nebraska on Feb. 23 ... recorded seven RBI on Feb. 22, posting a walk-off, two-run double versus #16 Missouri ... added a career-best five RBI against Maryland and tied a personal high with three hits, including a three-run homer, scoring twice ... went 2-for-3 with three RBI against Robert Morris on Feb. 15 ... posted RBI in all five games of the Hawai’i Tournament, driving in 10 and hitting .385 (5-for-13) with four runs, two homers, two doubles and five walks ... scored and walked twice while driving in a pair against Delaware on Feb. 6 ... had three RBI with a two-run homer and a run-scoring double against Hampton (Feb. 7) ... belted a three-run homer on Feb. 8 versus Delaware.

Earned a silver medal with the USA Softball Junior Women’s National Team at the ISF Junior Women’s World Championship (July 1-7) in Brampton, Ontario, Canada ... was teammates with current Bruin sophomore Paige McDuffee and under the coaching tutelage of former Bruins Tairia Flowers and Lisa Dodd ... started all nine games of the tournament and hit .455 (10-for-22) with a team-best three home runs and 16 runs batted in, to go with four doubles and eight runs scored ... had a pair of three-run homers versus the Czech Republic and another against Puerto Rico ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI double in the opening game of playoff action against Australia.

Was named to the All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention and All-Pac-12 Freshman Teams after batting .276 with nine home runs, 29 runs batted in, 20 runs scored, seven doubles and 21 walks ... tied for first on the team with a pair of sacrifice flies, had seven multiple-hit games and nine multi-RBI contests ... went 2-for-3 with four RBI on a three-run homer and a bases-loaded walk at #12 Louisville on May 18 ... hit a two-run homer in the first game of a May 4 doubleheader against CSU Bakersfield ... homered in back-to-back games against #4 Oregon, belting a solo shot on April 26 and a two-run jack on April 27 ... reached in all five of her plate appearances on April 19 at #22 Arizona, going 3-for-3 with a single, a two-run double, two walks and a solo homer ... belted a three-run homer and scored twice on April 20 against the Wildcats ... missed 18 straight games from March 1-30 with a right thumb injury ... hit .500 (7-for-14) at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic with a homer, four RBI, five doubles and four runs ... tied a school record with three doubles against Nevada (Feb. 24), driving in a pair on one of them and scoring twice ... went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and a double against Maryland on Feb. 23 ... batted .462 (6-for-13) at the Easton Desert Classic with six RBI and her first two collegiate homers, both hit on Feb. 17 ... went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and a double against Louisiana-Monroe ... added two more hits and three RBI on a two-run shot and an RBI single versus Ohio ... her first collegiate hit was a third-inning, RBI single versus Wright State on Feb. 9, adding another single in her next at-bat two innings later for her first multi-hit contest.

Sataraka was a two-sport star at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawai’i ... played four years on the left side of the softball diamond, as well as four seasons as a guard on the basketball team ... hit .650 as a senior with eight home runs, 25 runs batted in, 10 stolen bases, 29 runs scored and seven doubles ... was named State Position Player of the Year, as well as All-State First Team and All-Interscholastic League First Team every season ... also inducted into the Hawai’i High School Athletic Association Hall of Honor and was the recipient of the C. Dudley Pratt Award for the school’s senior Female Co-Athlete of the Year ... helped the Buffanblu to a fifth-place finish in the 2012 State Tournament, as she was named to the All-Tournament Team ... coached by Bob Makahilahila ... was also All-State and All-League three times in hoops ... played travel softball with Kaikamahine under coach John Lee. 

Born Mysha Atalina Malocha Sataraka in Honolulu, Hawai’i ... parents are Catherine and Reupena Sataraka ... has a younger brother, Lance ... chose to attend UCLA because of the history of the academic and athletic excellence ... says the No. 1 reason she competes in softball is the ability to prove people wrong every day ... lists her biggest athletic thrill as signing her National Letter of Intent to play softball at UCLA ... favorites include the movie “Finding Nemo”, the band SOJA, the Chicago Bulls and New Zealand rugby player Sonny Bill Williams ... majoring in political science.

Mysha Sataraka's Career Statistics
2013 .276 42-41 116 20 32 7 0 9 29 66 .569 21 1 21 1 .386 2 1 0-1
2014 .331 60-60 178 35 59 11 0 16 55 118 .663 38 1 20 3 .450 1 1 2-2
2015 .361 51-39 97 23 35 5 0 7 33 61 .629 26 2 14 2 .488 4 5 0-0
TOTALS .322 153-140 391 78 126 23 0 32 117 245 .627 85 4 55 6 .441 7 7 2-3

Mysha Sataraka's Game Highs
AT-BATS 6, vs. UAB (5/19/13)
RUNS SCORED 2, 10 Times (last at Arizona State, 5/7/15)
HITS 3, Seven Times (last at Arizona State, 5/9/14)
RUNS BATTED IN 5, vs. Maryland (2/22/14)
DOUBLES 3, vs. Nevada (2/24/13)
HOME RUNS 2, at California (4/26/14)
TOTAL BASES 9, at California (4/26/14)
WALKS 2, 15 Times (last at Arizona State, 5/9/15)
SACRIFICE HITS 1, Seven Times (last vs. Auburn, 5/30/15)
SACRIFICE FLIES 1, Seven Times (last vs. Auburn, 5/30/15)
STOLEN BASES 1, vs. Hampton (2/7/14)
1, at Washington (3/24/14)
HIT BY PITCHES 1, Four Times (last vs. Arizona, 5/2/15)
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