2008 | SOPHOMORE
Played in 31 games on the season, with 22 starts at shortstop and in the outfield ... recorded a career-high two hits in four at-bats against Illinois (April 16) ... made her first start of the season, and just the third of her career, at shortstop against then-No. 18/19 Ohio State (Feb. 16).
2007 | FRESHMAN
Started seven of the 12 games she played ... scored two runs and tallied two hits in 22 at-bats ... drove in her lone RBI of the season on versus Idaho State (Feb. 16).
HIGH SCHOOL | KAISER
Two-time first-team All-Sunkist League pick ... her team made it to the second round of the CIF Tournament all three seasons ... led her team to the Sunkist League title as a junior ... second team all-county as a sophomore ... West Valley All-Tourney team as a freshman and junior ... her team never finished lower than second in the conference ... as a junior, she batted .386 with 26 RBI in 26 games ... four-year starter in softball and four-year starter in volleyball ... ranked in the top-15 percent of her class ... honor society and honor roll member ... California Scholar Federation.
Born Sept. 20, 1988 ... Parents: Luis and Donyelle Vaca ... one of eight children ... Major: Spanish ... full name is pronounced: Dee-Cee-em-bray Va-KUH.