44 Markesha Collins
Markesha  Collins


Citrus Heights, Calif.

High School:
San Juan HS



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Spartans Set To Open Los Angeles Regional Against Cal State Fullerton

SJSU and Cal State Fullerton are set for first pitch at 6:00 p.m. on ESPN3


Softball Pummels Creighton In Season Opener, 11-2

Sharon-Renae Estrada's first-career home run was the Spartans' first grand slam since 2012.


Softball Pummels Creighton In Season Opener, 11-2

Sharon-Renae Estrada's first-career home run was the Spartans' first grand slam since 2012.

SJSU:Completed four seasons with San Jose State in 2013...2013 first team All-WAC outfielder...2013 All-WAC Tournament Team honoree.

SJSU RANKINGS:Finished her career first in walks (83), second in on-base percentage (.417), fourth in home runs (15), and sixth in slugging percentage (.468) and runs scored (108)...Listed on 10 single-season lists...First (35 in 2013) and fourth (29 in 2012) in walks...First in slugging percentage (.637 in 2013)...First in on-base percentage (.476 in 2013)...Third in home runs (10 in 2013)...Fourth in total bases (107 in 2013)...Fourth (43 in 2013) and ninth (40 in 2012) in runs scored...Sixth in RBI (37 in 2013)...Eighth in doubles (12 in 2013)...10thin batting average (.351 in 2013).

2013:First team All-WAC outfielder...All-WAC Tournament Team honoree... Started 57 games as the designated hitter or in the outfield...Led the Spartans in runs scored (43), total bases (107), slugging percentage (.637) and on-base percentage (.476)...Set the San Jose State single-season record with her team-leading 35 walks, .637 slugging percentage and .476 on-base percentage...Team-leading 10 home runs tied for third-most in San Jose State history...37 RBI on the season led the Spartans and tied for the sixth-most in program history...Named to the All-WAC Tournament Team after batting .429 with three runs and an RBI...On the season, hit .351with 59 hits, a team-leading 12 doubles and three triples...Reached base in 52 of her 57 games played...15 multi-hit games, including a season-best four hits against Fresno State (2/22)...Seven multi-RBI games and drove in a career-high six RBI against Idaho State (2/23)...Perfect at the plate in four games...Home runs in back-to-back games against Idaho State (2/17) and Fresno State (2/22)...Seven-game hitting streak from Feb. 14 to Feb. 22...WAC Hitter of the Week for Feb. 4-10 after going 9-for-16 (.563) with a double, a home run, three RBI and three runs scored over six games.

2012:Started 52 of her 53 games played, 48 in the outfield...Hit .275 with 42 hits, a team-best 40 runs scored and 19 RBI....406 on base percentage and a .405 slugging percentage...Drew a team-high 29 walks, the third-highest total in a season at San Jose State...Three walks against Fresno State (5/10) at the WAC Tournament...Two walks in six other games...Tied the Spartans' single-game record for runs scored in a game with four in the second game at Utah State (4/20)...Home runs against UC Riverside (2/18) (a grand slam), CSU Bakersfield (2/25), Utah State (2/20) and Nevada (5/9) (WAC Tournament)...Three hits against Idaho State (2/19)...Eight doubles on the season including two in the final game at Nevada (4/7)...Seven-game hitting streak from Feb. 25 to March 6.

2011:Saw action in 40 games, starting 23, all in the outfield...Also used as a pinch hitter...Hit .180 on the season with 11 hits and 11 runs scored...Four doubles including one in the last game of the year against Hawai'i (5/7)...3-for-3 in the first game against Nevada (4/22) with a single, double and her first home run of the season...Added another hit (a double), RBI and scored a run in the final game of the series (4/23)...Two hits against Idaho State (3/22) including a double...Drew 11 walks and stole four bases.

2010:Played in 42 games while starting 10 in the outfield...Also used as a pinch runner or pinch hitter...Hit .216 on the season with eight hits including a double at Boise State (5/1)... Scored 14 runs including two runs in both games of a doubleheader at Nevada (4/10) and the winning run in a 1-0 victory at Fresno State (4/17)...Only two-hit game of the year at Nevada (4/10)...Drove in two runs at Boise State (5/1)...Four stolen bases including three at Nevada (4/10)...Drew eight walks.

HIGH SCHOOL:Four-year letterwinner at San Juan High School (Citrus Heights, Calif.) for head coach Mike Dollar...Three-time first team All-Golden Empire selection...2009 honorable mention Sacramento Bee All-Metro team...Played in the 2009 Optimist All-State softball game for the South team...Played summer ball for the California Breeze and head coach Chad Clay...Also played basketball.

PERSONAL:A business finance major...Likes cake decorating...Favorite sports team is the San Francisco 49ers...Markesha Shauntel Collins was born on October 16, 1991, in Sacramento, Calif.



2010 42-10 37 14 8 3 .216 1 0 0 4-4 0 8 13 1 1 .933
2011 40-23 61 11 11 4 .180 4 0 1 4-5 1 11 33 0 0 1.000
2012 53-52 153 40 42 19 .275 8 0 4 14-16 0 29 52 0 2 .963
2013 57-57 168 43 59 37 .351 12 3 10 8-12 1 35 69 0 1 .986
TOTAL 192-142 419 108 120 63 .286 25 3 15 30-37 2 83 167 1 4 .977