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Deja

Davis

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#16

Infielder
Height: 5'6"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Cerritos, Calif.
High School: Gahr HS
Experience: High School

Bio

2019 - Freshman (Stats): Appeared in all 24 games so far this season, seeing starts at second base and shortstop … Leads the Blue Devil offense with a .296 clip and 24 hits … Also the team leader on the base paths, going a perfect 14-for-14 in stolen bases, which is second in the ACC … Her 14 stolen bases are two away from tying the program single-season record of 16 set last year by Jameson Kavel … Averages 0.58 stolen bases per game, good for third in the ACC and 40th in the NCAA … Tied for the team lead with five multi-hit games this season, including a four-hot and three-hit performance … Began her collegiate career with a dominant showing at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge, earning four hits, scoring two runs, tallying a double and stealing four bases over the week … Set a Duke single-game record with three stolen bases against Penn State (Feb. 17), adding along with it a 2-for-3 performance at the plate … Followed with the second four-hit performance in school history and another 3-for-3 showing on the base paths in the next game against NC Central (Feb. 19), also adding in two runs scored, an RBI and a double … Reeled in her first multi-RBI performance in Duke's extra-innings win against Kansas on March 2, going 3-for-4 with two runs driven in, two scored by herself and her first-career triple … Earned the second triple of her career two games later against Charleston Southern on a 2-for-4 showing at the plate … Currently riding a career-long five-game hitting streak, starting with her performance against CSU on March 3.

High School/Travel Ball: One of the top players from The Golden State as an All-State and All-League star at Gahr High School … Lead Gahr to two league titles and a second place finish in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division I …  Posted 128 hits, 111 runs scored and stole 70 bases in her career at Gahr despite only playing in two contests her junior year due to injury … Finished her GHS career earning All-State Third Team and All-Los Angeles Second Team honors …  Recorded a .387 batting average and .413 slugging clip, earning 29 hits and driving in 14 runs while scoring 24 runs and stealing 14 bases …  Tallied an on-base percentage of .447 and was dominant in the field with a fielding percentage of .980 … Posted a batting averages of .424 and .500 her first two years, with .525 and .616 slugging percentages … Also raised her on-base clip from .500 to .570 from year one to two … In only her two games her junior year, she tallied three runs on six hits and a stolen base as the Gladiators raced on to their third-straight league title … Opened her high school career in dominant fashion, posting impressive numbers off the bat to lead Gahr to a league championship and a fifth-place finish in California Interscholastic Federation playoffs … The infielder racked up 53 runs scored, 50 hits and 31 stolen bases with .424/.525/.500 (BA/SLG/OBP) averages … Upped her game in year two en route to earning Offensive MVP and CIF Division Three Second Team honors, increasing all three averages with a .500 clip, .616 slugging percentage and .570 OBP and tallying 43 hits, 31 runs and 24 stolen bases … Also showcased her dominance in the field, posting a .928 fielding percentage … On the club side, she was a member of the Ohana Tigers since 2015 … Her leadership has paced the Tigers to a number of successes, highlighted by a first place finish in the 2017 USSSA Nationals while being tabbed the most valuable player on offense … The 2017 campaign also saw the Tigers post a top five finish in the Colorado IDT Tournament, finish as runner up in the TCS World Series amd reach the PGF Nationals for the second-straight season … In the classroom, she was twice named Scholar Athlete of the Quarter … Named the Female Scholar Athlete of the Year and a ABC USD Distinguished Scholar her senior season.

Personal: Born Dejanae Dominique Page Davis on Sept. 28, 2000 in Anahiem, Calif. … Daughter of Earnest Page, Jr. and Tanisha Davis and step-father Phillip Davis … Has two sisters, Satyrah Davis and Leila Lanae Page, and one brother, Earnest Page III … Not the first in her family to attend Duke, as her third cousin Jeanette Llorens graduated in 2016 and was a member of the Duke rowing program from 2012-16.

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