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Dominique

Salinas

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Outfielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas
High School: Ole Miss
Experience: Transfer

Bio

Awards/Honors: ACC Honor Roll (2018)

 

2019 - Junior (Stats): Seen action in 20 games this season, with 17 starts, all coming in center field … Earned seven hits and five runs scored with one double, an RBI and one stolen base … Opened the season with a 1-for-3 showing against Notre Dame, scoring one run and driving in another with a double in the sixth inning, helping propel Duke to a 7-3 victory … Tallied her best performance of the season against Kansas on March 2, going 2-for-3 at the plate with a walk and a run scored.

2018 - Sophomore (Stats): Appeared and started in 55 games for the Blue Devils, all in center field … Finished the season with a .254 average, reeling in 31 hits, 16 runs scored, 11 RBI and three doubles … Went 7-for-8 in stolen bases … Recorded four multi-hit contests and two multi-RBI games … Tallied multiple stolen bases in two games … Made her Duke debut in the program's inaugural contest, a 4-3 win against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 8) … Stole a base in the second game of the doubleheader against Florida Atlantic, marking the first stolen base in school history … Recorded a hit in seven of Duke's first nine contests, highlighted by a two-RBI double against Michigan State (Feb. 9) … Earned two stolen bases in the win against Morgan State (Feb. 23), her first multi-stolen base game of the year … Tallied her first two-hit game as a Blue Devil against East Carolina on March 21 … Went 2-for-2 with an RBI in the series-clinching win against Virginia (April 28) and followed that up with a 1-for-2 showing with two stolen bases, an RBI, one run scored and a walk in the series finale.

2017 – Freshman (at Ole Miss): Appeared in 16 games, primarily as a pinch runner while also seeing time in the outfield … Drove in five runs while scoring five of her own as well … Hit a bases-clearing double in the win over Rhode Island (Feb. 18) … Recorded a two-run homer the next day totaling five RBI in the Houston Classic in just three at-bats.

High School/Travel Ball: Four-year letterwinner from Richard King High School in Corpus Christi, Texas … Named to the 2016 Preseason All-Star Team as a senior … Twice named 28-6A First Team All-South Texas outfielder … Received 28-6A First Team All-District Outfielder honors all four years … Two-time 28-6A All-South Texas Academic Team honoree … Also a two-time 28-6A All-District Academic Team member … As a senior, named King High School’s most athletic female and earned the Richard King Award … Was named outstanding offensive player her junior season … Also shined on the basketball court as a three-time 28-6A All-District Academic Team honoree on the hardwood … Two-time 28-6A All-District honors … Earned the basketball Heart and Hustle award as a freshman, offensive MVP honors as a junior and defensive MVP honors as a senior … Twice captured the 28-6A Cross Country District Championship … Three-time cross country regional qualifier, and state qualifier as a junior … Three-time 28-6A Cross Country All-District Academic Team honoree … Earned First Team All-District and All-Region honors as a junior and named an impact athlete for the state team … Also ran track and finished as a top finisher in the 800m/1600m runs as a freshman and sophomore, and finished as an area qualifier in her freshman campaign … Member of National Honor Society and National Society of High School Scholars … Played with the Texas Bombers.

Personal: Born Dominique Elisa Salinas on April 30, 1998 … Daughter of Elsie and Orlando Salinas … Has one brother, Orlando ... Her uncle, Trey, played baseball at Texas and was a 21st round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Rays … Other relative, Mike Rodriguez, was a 6th round draft pick of the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1996 MLB Draft.

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