MU Softball BIO
25 Justene Reyes

2016 All-MAAC Second Team

2016 (Junior): Led the team with a .418 on-base percentage, while finishing second on the team with a .342 batting average, .582 slugging percentage and 46 RBI’s… Her 46 RBI’s rank third all-time in a single season at Monmouth… Started all 50 games at first base… Had 11 multi-hit games, including three with three hits… Reached base safely in 20-straight games and finished the season with nine-straight games reaching base safely… Also posted a nine-game hitting streak… Had multiple RBI’s on 13 occasions, including six games with three RBI’s.

2015 (Sophomore): Started in all 42 games played at first base… Led the Hawks by 50 points with a .451 on-base percentage, including 18 hit by pitches to finish among the nation’s leaders at 0.43 hit by pitches per game… Batted .296 with three home runs (T-2nd-team), five doubles, 18 runs scored and 24 RBI’s (4th-team)… Went 3-for-3 with a double against nationally-ranked James Madison (Mar. 14)… Went 2-for-4 against Fairfield (Mar. 14)… Singled, scored a run and drove in another with a squeeze bunt in Game 1 at Stetson (Mar. 17)… Went 2-for-2 with an RBI double, a solo home run and a walk in Game 2 at North Florida (Mar. 19)… Drove in two runs without benefit of a hit with a pair of groundouts to go along with a walk in Game 2 at Rider (Mar. 29)… Had two hits and two RBI’s in both games of a doubleheader vs. Quinnipiac (Apr. 4)… Went 2-for-3 with three RBI’s in Game 2 against Iona (Apr. 11)… Had two hits, three walks, four hit by pitches, a sacrifice bunt and five runs scored in a doubleheader sweep at Saint Peter’s (Apr. 18)… Hit a bases-clearing double in Game 1 against Fairfield (Apr. 19)… Hit a solo home run and drove in another run with a squeeze bunt in Game 1 at Marist (Apr. 25)… Hit an RBI double in Game 1 against Canisius (May 2), before going 2-for-4 in Game 2… Doubled and scored a run in Game 1 against Niagara (May 3)… Hit a two-out, two-run home run in the top of the first of the Hawks’ 5-4 conference tournament opener against Siena (May 6)… Went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored at Canisius (May 7)… Went 2-for-4 in Game 2 of the championship round vs. Fairfield (May 9).

2014 (Freshman): Selected by the MAAC coaches to the All-Rookie Team… Earned MAAC Rookie of the Week on Mar. 11… Hit .304 with a .438 slugging percentage, 21 RBI’s and 21 runs scored, all good for third on the team… Led the Hawks with a .437 on-base percentage and 16 hit-by-pitch… Finished second on the team with nine doubles, two home runs and two sacrifice flies… Compiled 34 hits (5th-Team) and 49 total bases (4th-Team)… One of three Hawks to start all 43 games, joining Rachel Shotzbarger and Vanessa Cardoza… Played primarily first base, with spot duty in the outfield… Compiled eight multi-hit games… Posted her first-career hit at Norfolk State (Mar. 1), driving in two… Started a five-game hitting streak at George Mason (Mar. 7) that included multi-hit games against Cornell (Mar. 8) and George Mason (Mar. 9)… Hit her first-career home run, a solo shot, against Portland State (Mar. 16)… Added a 2-for-4 effort with a double and a run scored at UC Riverside (Mar. 20) before doubling, scoring a run and driving in the go-ahead run with a squeeze play in the 7th inning of a 4-3 victory at Saint Joseph’s (Apr. 2)… Went 2-for-2 with the game-winning two-run home run in a 4-2 victory in Game 1 against Siena (Apr. 6)… Went 2-for-3 with a double, three RBI’s and a run scored in Game 2 at Iona (Apr. 12)… Had a hit in both games at Fairfield (Apr. 13)… Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in Game 1 against Marist (Apr. 17)… Had a single, a walk and two runs scored in Game 2 against Saint Peter’s (Apr. 19)… Drove in two runs in Game 2 at Quinnipiac (Apr. 20)… Doubled, scored a run and drove in another in victory over Penn (Apr. 23)… Went 2-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI and two runs scored in Game 2 at Niagara (Apr. 26)… Doubled and scored a run in Game 2 at Canisius (Apr. 27)… Went 3-for-3 with an RBI in Game 1 against Rider (May 3)… Hit a two-run single against Siena (May 7) to help the Hawks to a 2-1 victory over the Saints in the first game of the MAAC Championships… Added a sacrifice fly against Manhattan (May 9) in the MAAC Championships.

Before Monmouth: Led Warren High School to league championships in her freshman, sophomore and junior seasons, as well as a CIF Runner-up finish as a sophomore… Was named First Team All-League as a sophomore… Earned Warren’s Women’s Athlete of the Year as a senior… Also was an all-league basketball player, leading Warren to the league championship in 2011.

Personal: Born in Long Beach, Calif. … The daughter of Maria Arias and Lewis Reyes… Undeclared on a major.

2014 .304 43 43 112 21 34 9 0 2 21 0-0
2015 .296 42 42 108 18 32 5 0 3 24 0-1
2016 .342 50 50 158 28 54 11 0 9 46 4-5
TOTAL .317 135 135 378 67 120 25 0 14 91 4-6

Position: First Base
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Carson, CA
High School: Warren
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