7 Gizelle Pera
7 Gizelle Pera
Year: JR
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Marymount High School
Previous College: Claremont McKenna
Position: OF

Marymount High School '07: In 2008, lead Marymount High School to first league championship in school history... 2007 1st Team All-CIF... 2006 2nd Team All-CIF ... 2007 Sunshine League MVP... 2004, 2005 and 2006 1st Team All-Sunshine League ... in 2005, 2006, and 2007, lead Sunshine League in batting average and on-base percentage ... 2005, 2006, and 2007 Team Captain.

Soccer: 2007 3rd Team All-CIF... 2007 1st Team All League... 2005 and 2006 2nd Team All- League ... 2007 Team MVP

2008: NFCA Scholar-Athlete Award

2009: 2nd Team all SCIAC... lead all starters in batting average, runs scored, on-base percentage and stolen bases... NFCA Scholar-Athlete Award... Rose Hills Foundation Science and Engineering Scholar

Favorite Movie: My Cousin Vinny

Favorite Pre-Game Meal: "Egg whites with lots of salsa and a blueberry bagel with cream cheese"

Hero (or Heroes): Alicia Keys

Favorite Quote: "Still when I'm a mess, I still put on a vest with an S on my chest..." Alicia Keys- Superwoman

Personal: Daughter of Gary and Zeny Pera... Has younger sister, Danielle Pera... Interests are "Utopian novels, spicy ethnic food, creative writing, mentoring, giving my teammate Kat a hard time, and letters"... She is currently studying abroad in Ecuador, and "now have no fear of anything after bungee jumping in Baños."... She is also a CMS soccer player... "I drink about a gallon of Crystal Light every day. I am obsessed with applying sun block. I love cooking, and I'm currently making a collection of my favorite international recipes. My friends call me Radio Gizelle because I'm always singing!"