Miami Dade College

Athletics

  • Cassandra Perez

    #1 – Cassandra Perez

    Class: Sophomore
    Position: P/1st
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Height: 5’4”
    High School: Southwest High
    Hometown: Miami, FL
    Major: Criminal Justice
    Awards/Honors in High School: Athlete of the month (volleyball), All-Dade 2nd team Freshman and Sophomore year (softball), All-Dade 1st team June and September (softball) All-State 2nd team junior year (softball) 
    Hobbies: Softball, baking, and cooking
    Dreams: Own a major league baseball team and visit every ball park in America.
    Favorite: “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” ― Marilyn Monroe

  • Shea Piz

    #5 -Shea Piz

    Class: Sophomore
    Position: OF
    Bat/Throw: L/L
    Height: 5’3”
    High School: Princeton Christian School
    Hometown: Miami, FL
    Major: Pathway to a major in Law
    Awards/Honors in High School: Citizenship Award
    Hobbies: Cooking, free diving
    Dreams: To get married, have kids, be a successful lawyer, and to live to the fullest with laughter and love.
    Favorite Quote: “You never truly fail until you give up”

  • Stephanie Cabrices

    #6 – Stephanie Cabrices

    Class: Sophomore
    Position: OF
    Bat/Throw: L/R
    Height: 5’2”
    High School: Southwest High
    Hometown: Miami, FL
    Major: Pre-Physical Therapy
    Awards/Honors in High School: Dean’s list, top 10% at graduation
    Hobbies: Softball and Disney pin trading
    Dreams: Finish grad school and be able to support my baby brother.
    Favorite Quote: “You can shut out the sun but I’m still going to shine.”

  • Sharon Zamora

    #9 – Sharon Zamora

    Class: Freshman
    Position: SS, 2nd, 3rd
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Height: 5’3”
    High School: City of Hialeah Educational Academy/ Barbara Goleman Senior High School
    Hometown: Hialeah, FL
    Major: Pre-Physician Assistant
    Awards/Honors in High School:
    Hobbies: Reading, Writing
    Dreams: Becoming an All American, play for a Division I team, and become a physician.
    Favorite Quote: “Stop wishing, start doing”

  • Raquelli Bianco

    #10 – Raquelli Bianco

    Class: Sophomore
    Position: P/1B
    Bat/Throw: L/R
    Height: 5’8”
    High School: CEP
    Hometown: Brazil
    Major: Business Administration
    Awards/Honors in High School:
    Hobbies: Handball and fishing
    Dreams: Win Nationals, transfer to a D1 University.
    Favorite Quote: “Winners are ordinary people with extra ordinary determination.”

  • Maria Paula Ueno

    #11 – Maria Paula Ueno

    Class: Sophomore
    Position: IF
    Bat/Throw: L/R
    Height: 5’5”
    High School: R.R Professor Paul Brazil
    Hometown: Brazil
    Major: Physical Therapy
    Awards/Honors in High School:
    Hobbies: Playing PS3 and Soccer
    Dreams: To play softball in the Olympics, Transfer to a D1 University, Win nationals this year and graduate.

    Favorite Quote: “Practice as you are the worst! Perform as you are the best!”
  • Samantha Cardillo

    #12 – Samantha Cardillo

    Class: Freshman
    Position:  C, P, OF
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Height: 5’4”
    High School: South Dade Senior High
    Hometown: Homestead,  FL
    Major: Undecided
    Awards/Honors in High School: Prom Queen, Honor Roll
    Hobbies: Fishing, Hunting and all outdoor activities
    Dreams: To become a firefighter
    Favorite Quote:” If you don’t know where you are, you won’t know where you’re going.”

  • Ally Towery

    #13 – Ally Towery

    Class: Sophomore
    Position: P, IN
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Height: 5’7”
    High School: West Orange High
    Hometown: Chattanooga, Tennessee
    Major: Business Administration
    Awards/Honors in High School: Honor Roll, District champions (2010)
    Hobbies: Shopping, hunting, fishing, and hanging out with friends
    Dreams: To play for the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
    Favorite Quote: “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.”

  • Alexandra Parrilla

    #15 – Alexandra Parrilla

    Class: Sophomore
    Position: C
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Height: 5’1”
    High School: St. Brendan
    Hometown: Miami, FL
    Major:  Biology
    Awards/Honors in High School: Freshman year: Rookie of the year Senior year: Best defense. Math honors society, Art honor society
    Hobbies: Drawing and going to the beach
    Dreams: To open my own physical therapy clinic
    Favorite: “Fall seven times get up eight.”

  • Amber Plaza

    #21 – Amber Plaza

    Class: Freshman
    Position: C
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Height: 5’7”
    High School: Bishop Verot High
    Hometown: Cape Coral, FL
    Major: Exercise Science
    Awards/Honors in High School: 2x MVP, 4 year varsity letter, 1st and 2nd team all-area, Player of the Week
    Hobbies: Softball, Sneaker Shopping
    Dreams: To play softball at a D1 University
    Favorite Quote: “Hard work beats talent, when talent fails to work hard.”

  • Kassandra Ordoqui

    #24 – Kassandra Ordoqui

    Class: Freshman
    Position: OF
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Height: 5’3”
    High School: Mater Academy Charter  
    Hometown: Hialeah, FL
    Major: Criminal Justice
    Awards/Honors in High School: 2nd team All-Dade, Player of the Year, MVP
    Hobbies: Basketball, fishing, and billiards
    Dreams: Being successful and opening my own business
    Favorite Quote: “Trust your struggle”

  • Karina Hernandez

    #25 – Karina Hernandez “Lola”

    Class: Sophomore
    Position: OF
    Bat/Throw: L/R
    Height: 5’4”
    High School: Braddock Senior High
    Hometown: Miami, FL
    Major: Criminal Justice
    Awards/Honors in High School: First team All-Dade, Most Improved, Best All Around
    Hobbies: Sports, Eating, Sleeping, and NETFLIX
    Dreams: Transfer to Auburn University and play D I
    Favorite: “Life will always throw you curves, just keep fouling them off, the right pitch will come and when it does be prepared to run the bases,”

  • Amanda Luis

    #27 – Amanda Luis

    Class: Freshman
    Position: 1B, C
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Height: 5’5”
    High School: Miami Killian High
    Hometown: Miami, FL
    Major: TV Production
    Awards/Honors in High School: All-Dade Honorable Mention
    Hobbies: Softball, sleeping, and watching movies
    Dreams: To graduate with a 3.0 or higher and continue to play softball for as long as I can.
    Favorite Quote: “Your only limit is you”

  • Milena Manami Calixto

    #31 – Milena Manami Calixto

    Class: Freshman
    Position: P, IF
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Height: 5’9”
    High School: Colegio Estodual de Parana
    Hometown: Brazil
    Major: Accounting
    Awards/Honors in High School:
    Hobbies: Volleyball and Fishing
    Dreams: Graduate Miami Dade and transfer to a D1 university
    Favorite Quote: “DON’T GIVE UP, NEVER GIVE UP”

  • Tayla DaSilva

    #33 – Tayla DaSilva

    Class: Freshman
    Position: IF
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Height: 5’4”
    High School: Sebring High
    Hometown: Sebring, FL
    Major: Undecided
    Awards/Honors in High School: Al highlands player of the year, defensive player sophomore and junior year, MVP senior year.
    Hobbies: Softball, spending time my family, and fishing
    Dreams: To become a college softball player and pursue my career to be a vet.
    Favorite Quote: “It’s better to be hated for the person you are than to be loved for the person you’re not.”

  • Karina Misumi Suicava

    #61 – Karina Misumi Suicava

    Class: Freshman
    Position: IF
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Height: 5’3”
    High School: Exacto Colegio
    Hometown: Brazil
    Major: Industrial Engineering
    Awards/Honors in High School:
    Hobbies: Listening to music, surfing the internet, and spending the time with friends.
    Dreams: To graduate from a 4 year University.
    Favorite Quote: “To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.”