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Harley Perella
Harley  Perella
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Frisco, TX

High School:
Heritage HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
Utility

Birthdate:
05/07/1997

Experience:
2L


North Texas 2017
• Started 51 games, all at third base
• Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's List Honor Roll and was a Spring Spirit of Service recipient 
• Ranked second on the team with nine hit by pitches and third in multi-RBI games (seven)
• Went 1-for-2 with two RBI in the 6-2 victory over Florida A&M on May 6

• Paced the team with a 3-for-7 showing in the series against UTSA from March 25-26
• Led the team with a .667 (6-for-9) average against UTEP from March 11-12, including a career-high four RBI in game two on March 11 
• Went 8-for-15 with two doubles and one home run at the Texas Tech Invitational 
• Led the team with a .375 average at the Seahawk Softball Classic from Feb. 24-26
Went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI in the 3-2 victory over No. 23 Baylor on Feb. 19
• Had 14 extra-base hits on the season
• Hit the first triple of her career against FAU on April 23

North Texas 2016
• Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's List Honor Roll and Commissioner's Academic Medal recipient
• Started 53 of 54 games played, including 47 at third base

• Led the eight freshmen and ranked fourth on the team with a .292 batting average and also ranked fifth on team in on-base percentage (.347) and slugging percentage (.447)
• Collected 15 extra-base hits, with 10 doubles, third-most on the team, and five home runs, tied for the fourth-most on the team
• Scored 20 runs and drove in 28 runs, third-most on the team
• Fielded at a .949 clip and committed just six errors in 118 chances
• Tallied 13 multi-hit games, including five in Conference USA play, both tied for third-most on the team
 Put together an 11-game hit streak, the second-longest hit streak by a North Texas player this season, hitting a team-best .472 with six multi-hit games during the 11-game stretch
• Tallied first career hit against Nebraska-Omaha
• Hit first career home run against Purdue, scoring the team's lone run in the contest
• Tallied her first career multi-hit game against No. 21 Baylor, going 3-for-5 with a double and three RBI, including the two RBI that proved to be the game-winning runs
• Went a combined 5-for-9 with a double, one run scored and four RBI in two games against No. 21 Baylor at the Getterman Classic
• Drove in three runs of the second time this season, driving in all three runs on a three-run home run against Creighton
• Tallied a hit in every game, including multi-hit games against UT Martin twice and Houston Baptist at the Mean Green Spring Fling, going a combined 8-for-16 with three doubles, a home run, seven runs scored and three RBI
• Hit her third home run of the season as part of back-to-back home runs against Nicholls State
• Tallied a pair of multi-hit games in a doubleheader against UTSA, going a combined 4-for-8 with a double, a run scored and an RBI
• Went 2-for-2 with a double, a run scored and three RBI in the series finale against WKU
• Drove in the game-winning run in a 1-0 extra-inning win over UT Arlington, an RBI single to center in the bottom of the eighth
• Had a career game in the second game against Georgia Tech, going 4-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI
• Opened the scoring in a 5-0 win over UAB with a solo home run in the second inning

High School

• Named the District 9-4A Offensive Player of the Year in 2013 and 2014
• Earned first-team all-area honors in 2014 and was the area home run leader with 16
• Named to the District 9-4A First Team in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and Second Team in 2012
• Named ot the District 9-4A All-Academic Team in 2014 and 2015
• Played for head coach Theresa Thompson
• Also lettered in basketball, helping Heritage reach the regional quarterfinals in 2013

• Played travel ball for Texas Elite Eastern Bancroft Gold under head coach Ricardo Cantu

Coach Kee on Perella: "Harley's versatility and athleticism will allow us many options. She plays the left-side of the infield with sheer fire and grit."

Why Harley chose North Texas: "I chose North Texas because of the great environment and atmosphere the team and coaching staff create. I loved Coach Kee's vision for the team and I plan to join in and be a part of the uprising of the softball organization at North Texas."

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