Position
Infield
Height
5'6
Class
Junior
Hometown
Fontana, Calif.
B/T
R
High School
Bloomington HS

2010 NFCA All-South Region First Team
2010 All-Louisiana Second Team
2009 All-LSWA Honorable Mention

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010)
One of four Tigers to start all 61 games … Became seventh infielder in program history to notch NFCA All-South Region First-Team honors … Made 114 consecutive starts during her first two seasons … Batted .240 (40-for-167) and posted eight home runs to go along with 39 RBIs to rank second on the team … 25 of her 39 RBIs came during SEC play to tie for 10th … Tigers won 19 of 21 games when Young picked up a RBI … Part of LSU’s sophomore class that combined for 26 of the squad’s 38 long balls … 19 of her 40 hits went for extra bases, including 11 doubles to rank second on the team … Tallied nine multi-RBI efforts and 13 two-out RBIs to tie for third on the squad … Hit-by-a-pitch 21 times to set a new program single season mark … Second on the team with a .986 fielding percentage … Recorded five double-digit putouts games en route to 349 putouts, which ranked sixth in the SEC … Went 2-for-2 with three RBIs sparked by a two-run homer against No. 21 DePaul (Feb. 12) … Knocked a RBI double to ignite LSU’s five-run fourth inning against Oklahoma State (Feb. 20) … Belted a pair of home runs to compile a career-best five RBIs against Southeastern Louisiana (Feb. 24) … Committed two errors against Houston (Feb. 28) to break up a 36-game stretch without a miscue … Drove home seven RBIs during the South Carolina series (March 13-14) fueled by a three-run homer in the series opener …Turned in a 3-for-4 performance with three RBIs and two runs scored at Southeastern Louisiana (March 24) … Reeled in three RBIs during game two against Mississippi State (April 10) … Her solo home run to open the second inning put the Tigers on the board during the Kentucky finale (April 25) … Ripped a three-run blast to pull LSU back to 6-5 in the opening game at No. 18 Tennessee (May 8) … Went 2-for-4 in LSU’s 9-1 semifinal win over No. 5 Florida at the SEC Tournament (May 14) … Was 0-for-9 during the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (May 21-22).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
One of four Tigers to start all 53 games primarily at first base … Batted .243 and ranked second on the team with eight home runs to go along with 36 RBIs … 19 of her 36 RBIs came on her eight homers … Teamed with fellow freshmen Ashley Langoni and Juliana Santos to provide 43.0 percent (92-of-214) of LSU’s RBIs … Shared team lead producing 10 multi-RBI efforts … Compiled a .351 batting average (34-for-97) when putting ball in play … Second on the team with a .990 fielding percentage, including four games with double-digit putouts … Ranked third in a single season getting hit-by-a-pitch 11 times … Knocked a grand slam in her first career at-bat against UAB (Feb. 5) … Sparked four-run, seventh inning comeback at Hawai`i (Feb. 7) with a leadoff double … Capped 8-0 victory with a three-run homer against Texas State (Feb. 21) … Notched six of her eight multi-hit games versus SEC opponents … Started 5-1 comeback with a solo shot during fifth inning of series finale at Mississippi State (March 22) … Strung together a season-best seven-game hitting streak (March 24-April 10) … Opened streak with a 2-for-4 performance and three RBIs in game two at Ole Miss (March 24) … Went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs and three runs scored in game one against Southeastern Louisiana (April 15) … Started all four NCAA Tempe Regional games … Was 1-for-3 with a RBI against Cal State Fullerton (May 15) … Belted a first inning grand slam in 10-2 victory over No. 9 Arizona State (May 16).

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner for Bobby Flores at Bloomington High School … Team was 2007 Sunkist League Champions … May hold California High School career home run record, her total from freshman season are unavailable … Racked up three All-League and All-County honors along with two All-State citations … Three-time MVP of Sunkist League from 2006-08 … Selected 2008 San Bernardino Sun Player of the Year … Named ASA Women’s All-American First Team as a freshman in 2005 … Served as vice president of her class and member of Principal’s Honor Roll … Played club softball with the California Lite.

PERSONAL
Full name is Anissa Celene Young … Daughter of Byron and Carla Young … Has two brothers, Byron Jr. (20) and Jacob (15) and one sister, Sara (10) … Anticipating to major in construction management … Born on June 30, 1990 in West Covina, Calif.

 

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