3 - Charisse Mariconda Position: Third Base
Class: Senior
Height: 5' 2"
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas
Hometown: Hollywood, Fla.

2008: A first-team all-region and first-team all-conference selection following a breakout season ... Started all 68 games at third base ... Led the team with a .340 batting average, collecting 68 hits on the season ... Had nine doubles, three triples and three home runs ... Drove in 37 and scored 36 runs ... Drew 23 walks and struck out just 14 times in 200 at bats ... Was 17-for-17 on stolen bases ... Put down three sacrifice bunts and had three sac flies ... Hit .625 at the Hokies United Memorial Tournament ... Had two four-hit games in that tournament ... Named ACC Player of the Week on April 7 ... Had 19 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI contests ... Longest hitting streak was 10 games ... Had seven game-winning hits and scored three game-winning runs ... Named second-team all-state by VaSID.

2007: One of five players to start all 65 games for the Hokies ... Started 34 games at shortstop and 31 games at third base ... Batted .253 with 49 hits, including a team-high 14 doubles, two triples and four home runs ... Drove in 31 runs and scored 22 runs ... Drew eight walks ... Had the game-winning home run in the eighth inning against Villanova ... Played with the Puerto Rican National Team in the summer of 2007 at the Canada Cup in British Columbia, and the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2006: Started every game as a true freshman, 59 at third base and one at shortstop ... Was named second-team All-ACC ... Voted second-team all-state by VaSID at third base ... Batted .297 with 58 hits ... Had a team-high 15 doubles and also had six home runs and 30 RBI ... Was 7-for-7 on stolen bases ... Had a home run against No. 6 Tennessee in the NCAA Regionals.

High School: Lettered four times for Coach Bryan Bancom at St. Thomas Aquinas High ... Named Class 5A first-team all-state by the Florida Sports Writers Association her senior year after batting .455 with 19 RBI and a home run ... Named the 6A-4A All-Broward County Softball Player of the Year, as well as to the 6A-4A All-Broward County first team by The Miami Herald her senior season ... Led team to the Florida 4A state title in 2002 and 2003 ... Named first-team all-state as a junior ... Named first-team All-Broward County by The Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel her sophomore year ... A three-time selection to the Sun-Sentinel first team, making the Miami Herald second team twice.

Personal: Charisse Mariconda ... Born December 10, 1986, in Hollywood, FL ... Daughter of Michael and Amarylis Mariconda ... Majoring in sociology.