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Batting Statistics Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD% 2006 .428 52-52 145 56 62 15 4 14 53 127 .876 31 2 23 1 .525 3 2 20-23 56 9 5 .929 Pitching Statistics Season ERA W-L APP GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR AB B/Avg WP HBP BK SFA SHA Fielding Statistics Season C PO A E FLD% DPs SBA CSB SBA% PB CI 2006 70 56 9 5 .929 1 0 0 --- 0 0
2006 (softball): Took up softball after having not played regularly since high school ... Showed no visible rust, earning second-team All-RMAC honors ... Set a UCCS single-season record with 56 runs scored ... Had 14 home runs, the third-best mark in school history ... Her 0.27 home runs per game ranked 26th nationally ... Named to the RMAC All-tournament team after going 9-for 15 with six runs scored and three stolen bases ... Was twice named RMAC player of the week ... Led the team and was third in the RMAC and 47th nationally with a .428 batting average ... Was also second in the conference and seventh nationally in slugging percentage (.876) and on base percentage (.525) ... Was among the RMAC's top six in doubles, triples and home runs ... Stole 20 bases, fourth best in the conference ... Homered twice in a game against New Mexico Highlands on Feb. 25 ... Hit one home run in each game of a doubleheader on four separate occasions ... Had a career-high four RBIs four times ... Went 4-for-4 with four RBIs, two doubles and a home run against Fort Lewis on April 30 ... Had three hits in a game six times.
2004-05 (basketball): Started all 27 of the Mountain Lions ... games ... Averaged 5.5 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.2 steals per game ... Was the team's defensive stopper, regularly guarding opponents' top scorers ... Led the team in 3-point percentage at 32.7 percent ... Was also second on the team with 70.6 percent success on free throws ... Had 10 points and seven rebounds against Colorado College on Feb. 12 ... Dished out a season-high five assists against Fort Hays State on Dec. 9 ... Scored a season-best 11 points against New Mexico Highlands on Feb. 8.
2003-04 (basketball): Started all 27 games in the Mountain Lions' backcourt ... Averaged 5.0 points per game ... Was second on the team in assists averaging 2.6 per game .... Ranked sixth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference with an assist to turnover ratio of 2.6 ... Also averaged 2.5 rebounds per game ... Had 13 points and three rebounds at Metro State on Jan 1 ... Hit the game-winning 3-pointer with one second left to lead the Mountain Lions to an unprecedented 68-66 win at Nebraska-Kearney on Jan 16 ... Had six points and six assists at Fort Hays State on Jan 17 ... Had a career-high 10 assists vs. Mesa State on Jan 24 ... Scored a career-high 17 points on 6-for-10 shooting at New Mexico Highlands Feb 6.
Pre UCCS Notes:
Before UCCS: Transferred from Otero Junior College where she won two sub-region titles ... Was named All-Conference four times and All-State three times in softball ... An All-Conference honorable mention for basketball ... Named Jefferson County All-Star by the Denver Post ... A Colorado High School Activities Association 1998-99 Academic Team Champion.
Personal: Is majoring in Computer Science ... Enjoys sleeping and eating ... Has one older brother, Stuart ... Parents are Russell and Gerri Ota ... Born March 13, 1983.
Stories featuring Janine Ota
|May 7, 2006||Ota, Carlson Named to All-Tournament Team||Janine Ota and Brittni Carlson of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs were named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Tournament team, the conference announced Sunday.|
|May 7, 2006||Carlson, Five Others Honored by RMAC||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs outfielder Brittni Carlson was named first-team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the conference announced Friday.|
|April 30, 2006||Senior Day True to its Name in Sweep||Three University of Colorado at Colorado Springs seniors celebrated Senior Day by hitting home runs to lift the Mountain Lions to an 11-6 victory over the Fort Lewis Skyhawks in Sunday's second game and give UCCS a sweep of the day's doubleheader.|
|April 20, 2006||Ota Named Player of the Week||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs outfielder Janine Ota was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference player of the week, the conference announced Thursday.|
|April 15, 2006||Message Received; UCCS Sweeps Kearney||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson challenged a couple of his players after Friday's split with the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers. It was the coach's contention that the players were not producing at the level at which they were capable.|
|April 14, 2006||Split Highlighted by 16 Homers||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers combined for 16 home runs, including a school-record 11 in the second game, as the teams split their doubleheader Friday at Mountain Lion Field.|
|April 8, 2006||Split Could Hurt Regional Hopes||The Orediggers hung a potentially damaging 5-1 loss upon the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in Saturdayâ€™s second game, one that will be visible to the already fickle voters of the South Central Region. The Mountain Lions won the first game 4-0.|
|March 23, 2006||Ritchie Named Pitcher of the Week||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs pitcher Amanda Ritchie was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference pitcher of the week, the conference announced Thursday.|
|March 16, 2006||Ota Named Player of the Week||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs right fielder Janine Ota was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference player of the week for the week of March 6-12, the conference announced Thursday.|
|March 12, 2006||Ritchie Shines in Sweep of Panhandle State||Amanda Ritchie pitched nine scoreless innings, earning a win and a save, as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team improved to 13-1 with a 5-0, 8-3 sweep of the Oklahoma Panhandle State Lady Aggies Sunday at Mountain Lion Field.|
|March 11, 2006||Sweep of Panhandle State Builds Upon Best-Ever UCCS Start||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team built upon the best start in school history Saturday with an 11-2, 9-4 sweep of the Oklahoma Panhandle State Lady Aggies at Mountain Lion Field.|
|March 9, 2006||Ota, Cleland Each Go Deep Twice in Sweep of Colorado College||Janine Ota and Sarah Cleland each hit two home runs and Kym Cade threw a five-inning, two-hit shutout as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions swept the Tigers Thursday evening at Mountain Lion Field.|
|February 25, 2006||Softball Opens Season with Sweep of Highlands||After one weekend, the 2006 version of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team looked a lot like the 2004 and 2005 versions.|